Fundamentals: Introduction; Structural Biology; Etiology and Pathogenesis; Microbiology; Pathogenesis—Reactions and Defense Capabilities of the Host; Indices; Epidemiology.
Disease Entities and Diagnosis: Types of Plaque-Associated Periodontal Diseases; Gingivitis; Ulcerative Gingivitis/Periodontitis; Hormonally Modulated Gingivitis; Periodontitis; Oral Pathologic Alterations of Gingiva and Periodontium; HIV Infection-AIDS; Gingival Recession; Data Collection-Diagnosis-Prognosis; Additional Diagnosis-Tests; Microbial Diagnosis-Test Methods; Tests of the Host Response-Risks; Prevention-Prophylaxis.
Therapy: Treatment of Inflammatory Periodontal Diseases; Periodontal Wound Healing; Systemic Pre-phase; Emergency Treatment; Phase 1 Therapy; Initial Treatment 1-Oral Hygiene by the Patient; Initial Therapy 2-Creating Conditions that Enhance Oral Hygiene; Phase 1 Therapy; FMT “Full Mouth Therapy”; Medication; Phase 2 Therapy-Periodontal Surgery-Corrective Phase; Flap Procedures-Open Treatment; “Access Flap” Surgery, Open Flap Debridement (OFD)-Modified Widman Flap (MWF); Regenerative Methods; Resective Methods-Pocket Elimination-Osseous Surgery; Gingivectomy and Gingivoplasty; Furcation Involvement-Furcation Treatment; Mucoginigval Plastic Surgery; Covering Areas of Recession; Covering Areas of Recession with a Connective Tissue Graft; Covering Areas of Recession via “Guided Tissue Regeneration” (GTR); Periodontics-Endodontics; Phase 3 Therapy-Periodontal Maintenance Therapy-Recall.
Supporting Therapies: Function-Functional Therapy; Orthodontics; Splinting-Stabilization; Perio-Prosthetics 1-Standard Techniques; Perio-Prosthetics 2-Supplemental Measures, Esthetics; Dental Implants-Implant Therapy.
Appendices: Geriatric Periodontology?—The Periodontium in the Elderly; Classification of Periodontal Diseases.
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