Genetics in Dentistry' is the first of its kind of effort that would enable to students as well as practitioners to understand the nuances of genetics involved in dental practice. All dentistry related chapters have been extensively researched and referenced for better orientation of recent scientific advancements and would be immensely helpful for postgraduate students writing their thesis.
Table of Contents
SECTION 1: ESSENTIALS OF HUMAN GENETICS; 1. Introduction and Mendels Laws
of Inheritance; 2. Chromosomes and their Classification; 3. Structure of DNA
and RNA; 4. Structure and Function of Genes; 5. Chromosomal Anomalies; 6. Patterns
of Inheritance and Disorders of Genes; 7. Genetics of Immunity; 8. Molecular
Control of Development; SECTION 2: GENETICS IN DENTISTRY; 9. Methods of Genetic
Analysis; 10. Genetics of Developmental Disorders of Teeth; 11. Genetics of
Craniofacial Disorders and Syndromes; 12. Genetics of Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate;
13. Genetics of Dental Caries; 14. Genetics of Periodontitis; 15. Genetics of
Malocclusion;; 16. Genetics of Cancer; SECTION 3: ADVANCEMENTS IN GENETICS;
17. Gene Therapy in Dentistry; 18. Techniques Used in Genetics.
About the Author
MBBS MS DSc FAMS FNASc FASc, Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, Modern Dental College and Research Centre Indore (MP), India.