Mineralized Tissues in Oral and Craniofacial Science

Mineralized Tissues in Oral and Craniofacial Science

Editor(s): Laurie K. McCauley, Martha J. Somerman

Published Online: 5 APR 2013 02:17AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470958339

Online ISBN: 9781118704868

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704868

About this Book

Mineralized Tissues in Oral and Craniofacial Science is a major comprehensive update on knowledge in the field of mineralized tissues in the oral and craniofacial region. Drs. McCauley and Somerman assembled an international team of researchers and clinicians, offering a global perspective on the current knowledge in this field. Basic and clinical correlates reinforce the significance of research to clinical diagnoses and therapies, written in a manner that lends easily to their use for case study teaching venues.

Section 1 features the many aspects of bone in the craniofacial region, including embryology, cell biology, and stem cell biology. Section 2 focuses on teeth-tooth development, dentin, enamel, cementum, and tooth regeneration. Section 3 discusses the interaction between bones and teeth, including those associated with inflammatory processes, periodontal ligaments, biomechanics, and other impact factors-such as nutrition, metabolic bone diseases and therapeutic modalities.

The novel approach of linking the basic principles of the cell and molecular biology of hard tissues to clinical correlates will appeal to readers at all levels of their research careers, both students and faculty; faculty interested in a comprehensive text for reference; and  clinicians interested in the biologic aspects of bones and teeth.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Bones of the Oral-Dental and Craniofacial Complex

    1. Chapter 6

      Osteoblasts of Craniofacial Bone (pages 43–57)

      Renny T. Franceschi, Chunxi Ge and Christopher G. Wilson

  2. Part 2: Teeth

    1. Chapter 20

      Cementum (pages 169–181)

      Brian L. Foster and Martha J. Somerman

    1. Chapter 21

      Clinical Correlate: Case Study of Identical Twins with Cementum and Periodontal Defects Resulting From Odontohypophosphatasia (pages 183–189)

      Thaisângela L. Rodrigues, Ana Paula Georgetti, Luciane Martins, João S. Pereira Neto, Brian L. Brian L. and Francisco H. Nociti

  3. Part 3: Bones and Teeth

    1. Chapter 28

      Periodontal Disease and Inflammation-Induced Bone Remodeling (pages 237–248)

      Dana T. Graves, Elliot D. Rosenstein, Carlos Rossa and Joseph P. Fiorellini

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