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Essential Microbiology for Dentistry E-Book

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ISBN: 978-0-7020-4695-7

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Essential Microbiology for Dentistry E-Book , 4th Edition

By Lakshman Samaranayake, DSc (hc) DDS (Glas) FRCPath FDSRCS(Ed) FDS RCPS FRACDS

384 pages
Copyright 2012
$89.95, Online Product, Reference

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The new edition of this highly successful book continues to offer readers everything they require to gain a full understanding of microbiology as it relates to modern dental practice. The rich combination of easy-to-read text together with the extensive artwork programme makes Essential Microbiology for Dentistry the first choice of microbiology textbook for many students of dentistry worldwide.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of the subject area makes the book suitable for all aspects of the curriculum
  • Almost 300 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
  • Contains ‘Key Facts’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires
  • Self-assessment sections at the end of each chapter allow students to assess their understanding in key areas of knowledge
  • Addresses the subject on a strictly ‘need-to-know for the dentist’ approach [e.g. only salient bacteria are included with thumbnail sketches of viruses and fungi]
  • Contains a detailed - and now expanded - glossary and abbreviations list

New to this Edition

  • Contains the latest organism nomenclature and information regarding unculturable bacteria and novel molecular technology
  • Includes a highly expanded section on oral biofilms and their relevance to systemic disease such as heart disease, diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes and nosocomial pneumonia
  • Contains a brand new section on oral immunology – prepared by guest authors – as relevant to dentistry
  • Contains a new section on the microbiology of perimplantitis
  • Presents a fully revised and expanded section on infection control in dentistry encompassing British and American guidelines

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Author Information

By Lakshman Samaranayake, DSc (hc) DDS (Glas) FRCPath FDSRCS(Ed) FDS RCPS FRACDS , Vice-Dean, College of Dental Medicine, University of Sharjah, UAE; Professor Emeritus & Immediate-past Dean of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong; Honorary Professor & Immediate-past Head, School of Dentistry, University of Queensland, Australia; Professor, King James IV, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2013).

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