The success of periodontal and implant-related plastic and reconstructive surgical therapy is based on several fundamental principles, including an understanding of tissue characteristics in both health and disease, proper selection and use of surgical armamentarium, adequate flap design and management, and an understanding of the properties and indications of different graft materials. All of these elements are interconnected and must be considered in the process of treatment planning and patient care. This book beautifully weaves together clear narrative and stunning visuals to illustrate the five core components of periodontal and implant-related plastic and reconstructive surgical therapy—the tissues, the tools, the flaps, the grafts, and the surgeries—and how to manage them successfully in contemporary clinical practice. A true masterpiece in periodontology.
624pp; 2,500+ illus