Oral Microbiology, 5th Edition

By

Philip D Marsh, BSc, PhD, Programme Leader, Health Protection Agency, Centre for Emergency Preparedness & Response, Salisbury, UK, and Professor of Oral Microbiology, Leeds Dental Institute, Leeds, UK
Michael V Martin, MBE, BDS, BA, PhD, FRCPath, FFGDP (UK), Formerly Senior Lecturer and Consultant Microbiologist, Liverpool Dental Hospital and School, Liverpool, UK

Book Description

Now expanded and in full colour throughout, ORAL MICROBIOLOGY retains its unique ecological approach to the subject which helps the reader determine whether an organism will have a pathogenic or commensal relationship at a given site. In the new edition, greater emphasis is placed on the role of current molecular biology techniques in the understanding of oral microbes. The book also provides insight into current therapeutic and prophylactic antibiotic use, infection control, and the relationships between oral and general health. New authorship also offers additional expertise on viral and fungal pathogens and the role of oral microbes in acute and chronic infections.

  • Successfully describes the complex relationship between the resident oral microflora and the host in health and disease
  • Retains a unique ecological approach to the subject which benefits 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
  • Published for the first time in full colour, Oral Microbiology has been expanded and completely rewritten with almost 100 brand new illustrations
  • Includes discussion of the latest molecular biology techniques which have revolutionized our knowledge of oral microbes
  • Highlights the biological and clinical significance of the existence of the oral microflora in the form of a biofilm on dental and mucosal surfaces
  • Includes contemporary views on therapeutic and prophylactic antibiotic use, infection control, and the relationships between oral and general health
  • New authorship offers further expertise on viral and fungal pathogens and the role of oral microbes in acute and chronic infections

Editorial Reviews

Review

“The authors are to be congratulated on a much revised text that will continue the tradition of the Oral Microbiology textbook as one of the leaders in its field.”Dental Update, March 2000
a book appears in its fourth edition you can be sure it is a good, popular read; this book, whilst being easy to read and assimilate nevertheless carries very important messages about the complex relationship between oral micro flora and the host, in health and disease. It is aimed at dental professionals, other clinical dental professionals, dental under and post graduate students, microbiologists and research workers…
If you qualified some years ago this book will bring you up to date with current thinking in the vital area of Oral Microbiology.”The General Dental Practitioner,, March 2000
comprehensive, clinically orientated textbook that explores the pathogenesis of infection, microbiological diagnosis and the principles of treatment.”Association of Medical Microbiologists, July 2000

Customer Reviews

For every Dentistry Students, August 6, 2009

This book provides the most modern concepts of oral microbiology in a simple and concise manner for all students of Dentistry and professionals.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 232 pages
  • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 5 edition (April 29, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0443101442
  • ISBN-13: 978-0443101441
  • Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 7.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds

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