Oral Microbiology and Immunology
- © American Society for Microbiology Press
- Richard J. Lamont
- 1555812627 / 9781555812621
- Dentistry, Immunology, Microbiology
Intended for dental students, dental practitioners and health care professionals, this e-book details the ecology, virulence, molecular biology and immunogenicity of oral bacteria, viruses and fungi while examining their interface with host cells and secretions. The first section covers the oral environment, describes the immune system and addresses genetics and the molecular biology of oral microorganisms. The second section examines specific oral diseases from caries to periodontal disease while the final section discusses disease treatment and infection control. Features four-color illustrations, key points at the end of each chapter and a listing of core reading titles and/or suggested titles for further reading. A Doody's "3-star" title!
Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials
"This is a unique microbiology textbook that focuses on the bacteria that exist in the environment of the oral cavity."
-- Rebecca Horvat, PhD, D(ABMM) (University of Kansas Medical Center) Doody's Review
This title is designed to be used in a course directed at students in the dental field. It has been compiled by over 40 different authors from more than 20 different universities and institutes worldwide. This is clearly a textbook written by the experts in oral microbiology and immunology.