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Essential Microbiology for Dentistry

Essential Microbiology for Dentistry - 3rd edition

Essential Microbiology for Dentistry - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780443100796

ISBN10: 0443100799

Essential Microbiology for Dentistry by Lakshman P. Samaranayake - ISBN 9780443100796
Edition: 3RD 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No
Essential Microbiology for Dentistry by Lakshman P. Samaranayake - ISBN 9780443100796

ISBN13: 9780443100796

ISBN10: 0443100799

Edition: 3RD 07

Summary

A textbook of general and oral microbiology for dental students, which is also useful for those taking postgraduate dentistry exams.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part 1 General microbiology

Bacterial structure and taxonomy
Bacterial physiology and genetics
Viruses and prions
Pathogenesis of microbial disease
Diagnostic microbiology and laboratory methods
Antimicrobial chemotherapy

Part 2 Basic immunology

The immune system
The immune response
Immunity and infection

Part 3 Microbes of relevance to dentistry

Streptococci, staphylococci and micrococci
Lactobacilli, corynebacteria and propionobacteria
Actinomycetes, clostridia and bacillus species
Neisseria, veillonella, parvobacteria and capnocytophaga
Enterobacteria
Vibrios, campylobacters and wolinella
Bacteroides,Tannerella, porphyromonas and prevotella
Fusobacteria, leptotrichia and spirochaetes
Mycobacteria and legionellae
Chlamidiae, rickettsiae and mycoplasmas
Viruses of relevance to dentistry
Fungi of relevance to dentistry

Part 4 Infections of relevance to dentistry

Infections of the respiratory tract
Infections of the cardiovascular system
Infections of the central nervous and locomotor systems
Infections of the gastrointestinal tract
Infections of the genitourinary tract
Skin and wound infections
Viral hepatitis
Human immunodeficiency virus infection, AIDS and infections in compromised patients

Part 5 Oral microbiology

Normal oral flora, the oral ecosystem and dental plaque
Microbiology of dental caries
Microbiology of periodontal disease
Dentoalveolar infections
Oral mucosal and salivary gland infections

Part 6 Cross infection and control

Principles of infection control
Infection control procedures in dentistry

Answers to review questions
Glossary of terms and abbreviations

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