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Review Integrating text, color pictures, and photographs, the editors provide coverage of fundamentals, disease entities and diagnosis, periodontal therapy, and supporting therapies...therapy methods are described and illustrated step-by-step. --SciTech Book NewsThis new edition of the color atlas of periodontology has been updated to reflect new clinical and research findings, rewriting and expanding chapters...the most comprehensive section is that of therapy, where therapy methods are described and illustrated step-by-step. --SciTech Book News Read more From the Back Cover Rateitschak's extraordinary atlas, universally recognized as the pre-eminent work in periodontology, is back in a brand new edition! With an emphasis on the most rigorously documental scientific and clinical advances, presented in concise text and exquisitely detailed photographs, the book will quickly become a cherished classic in the library of all practitioners.This new edition has been updated to include new developments in every aspect of the field, including etiology and pathogenesis, oral manifestations and treatment of HIV infection, diagnostic tests, advanced conservative and surgical therapies, including guided tissue regeneration, newest systemic and local slow-release drugs, implants to augment dental therapy, mucogingival plastic surgery in halting recession, and the newest classifications of periodontal disease.Special features:All important information presented in a clear and user-friendly formatNearly 2,000 full-color, clearly labeled photographs for immediate identification of pathologies and treatment techniquesAll therapies described and illustrated step-by-stepTips and tricks from the experts to avoid complications and treatment failureMore than a decade in preparation, this magnificently detailed work is a must for every practitioner and student of periodontics. It incorporates exciting new findings that have immediate clinical applicability, and will be a treasured resource in every practice. Read more