Apical periodontitis is one of the most common inflammatory diseases that affect humans and is caused by microbial infection of the dental root canal system. A thorough understanding of the etiology and pathogenesis of apical periodontitis is essential for high-quality endodontic practice based on a solid scientific foundation. The first section of this book deals with microbiologic and pathophysiologic aspects of the different manifestations of apical periodontitis, while the second section describes the best evidence for predictable treatment and prevention of the disease. Clinical techniques and protocols to treat endodontic infections are described in detail. This new edition boasts a team of renowned authorities in the field that contribute state-of-the-art evidence about the biology and practice of the endodontic treatment of teeth with infected root canals. The content is supplemented with numerous full-color illustrations and radiographs. This book is a definitive guide to those involved with the prevention and treatment of endodontic infections.
Angaben zur Person: 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.
Angaben zur Person: Dr Rôças is Professor of the Postgraduate Program in Dentistry, and Head of the Molecular Microbiology Laboratory, Grande Rio University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is also Professor of the Dental Research Group, Iguaçu University, Nova Iguaçu, RJ, Brazil. Dr Rôças has contributed significantly to the field of endodontics and is one of the most productive minds in the specialty. She has authored or coauthored numerous chapters for leading international endodontic textbooks and more than 250 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr Rôças currently serves as a member of the editorial board of several international journals for which she is also a reviewer.