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José F. Siqueira, Jr

Treatment of Endodontic Infections

1st Edition 2011
Hardcover, 17 x 24 cm, 416 pages, 361 illus
Language: English
Category: Endodontics

Stock No.: 7150
ISBN 978-1-85097-205-1
QP United Kingdom


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The ultimate goal of endodontic treatment is either to prevent the development of apical periodontitis or to create adequate conditions for periradicular tissue healing. This book provides effective treatment options for achieving both goals. The first section of the book details the microbiologic and pathophysiologic aspects of apical periodontitis. The second section focuses on the principles and practice of predictable endodontic treatment and the prevention of apical periodontitis. In this way, a thorough understanding of disease etiology, pathogenesis, and host-pathogen interaction issues sets the groundwork of effective endodontic treatment. By integrating current scientific knowledge with proven endodontic techniques, this book narrows the gap between research and clinical practice and offers an essential, well-informed text for students, clinicians, and researchers alike.

Section I. The infection
Chapter 01. Endodontic Infections and the Etiology of Apical Periodontitis
Chapter 02. The Invaders: Bacterial Biofilm Communities and Pathogenicity
Chapter 03. The Defense: Host-Pathogen Interactions and Immune Response
Chapter 04. The Disease: Clinical Manifestations and Pathophysiology of Apical Periodontitis
Chapter 05. Primary Endodontic Infections
Chapter 06. Persistent and Secondary Endodontic Infections
Chapter 07. Causes of Endodontic Treatment Failure
Chapter 08. Causes of Persistent Post-treatment Pain in Endodontics
Chapter 09. Systemic Implications of Endodontic Infections

Section II. The Treatment
Chapter 10. Preventing Endodontic Infections
Chapter 11. Controlling Endodontic Infections
Chapter 12. Chemomechanical Preparation
Chapter 13. Intracanal Medication
Chapter 14. Obturation of the Root Canal System
Chapter 15. Treating Failures: Retreatment and Periradicular Surgery
Chapter 16. Endodontic Emergencies of Infectious Origin
Chapter 17. Systemic Antibiotics in Endodontics"

José F. Siqueira, Jr DDS, MSc, PhD

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro

Dr Siqueira is Professor of the Postgraduate Program in Dentistry, Grande Rio University, Rio de Janeiro, and Professor and Chairman of the Dental Research Group, Iguaçu University, Nova Iguaçu, RJ, Brazil. He has authored 11 books on endodontics, microbiology, and immunology and also several chapters for leading international endodontic textbooks. Dr Siqueira is one of the most prolific authors in dentistry, having published more than 400 scientific papers. He is the recipient of the 2014 Louis I. Grossman award from the American Association of Endodontists and the 2012 Louis I. Grossman award from the French Society of Endodontics. He currently serves as a member of the editorial board of several international journals for which he is also a reviewer. Dr Siqueira actively lectures on the subject of endodontics worldwide.

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"While whole textbooks have been written on any one of these topics, this is, nevertheless, a comprehensive treatise and would be a valuable asset to any student, clinician, or academic."
Daniel Flanders, DDS, MS; The New York State Dental Journal (June/July 2011)

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