The aim of Oral Microbiology is to describe the complex relationship between the resident oral microflora and the host in health and disease. This latest edition, which has been completely rewritten and enlarged, retains and extends its philosophy of explaining this relationship in ecological terms. This approach is of benefit to the reader by providing a clear set of principles to explain the underlying Issues that determine whether the microflora will have a beneficial or an adverse relationship with the host at a particular site. This information provides a foundation that can be exploited by research workers or health professionals to understand, prevent or control disease.

Key Features:-

  • Full coverage of the latest molecular biology techniques which have revolutionized our knowledge of
  • Exploration of the biological and clinical significance of the existence of the oral microflora in t
  • Contemporary views on therapeutic and prophylactic antibiotic use, infection control, and the relati
  • Additional authorship which offers further expertise on viral and fungal pathogens and the role of o

More Details about Oral Microbiology 5e (IE) (Paper Back)

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PublisherElsevier Science
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2009