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Oral Microbiology and Immunology

3rd Edition

Richard J. Lamont, George N. Hajishengallis, Hyun (Michel) Koo, and Howard F. Jenkinson
eISBN-13: 9781555819996

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The field of oral microbiology has seen fundamental conceptual changes in recent years. Microbial communities are now seen as the fundamental etiological agent in oral diseases through their interface with host inflammatory responses. Study of structured microbial communities has increased our understanding of the roles of each member in the pathogenesis of oral diseases, principles that apply to both periodontitis and dental caries.
Against this backdrop, the third edition of Oral Microbiology and Immunology has been substantially expanded and rewritten by an international team of authors and editors. Featured in the current edition are:

links between oral infections and systemic disease
revised and updated overview of the role of the immune system in oral infections
thorough discussions of biofilm development and control
more extensive illustrations and Key Points for student understanding

Graduate students, researchers, and clinicians as well as students will find this new edition valuable in study and practice.

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ISBNs 1555819989, 9781555819989, 1555819996, 9781555819996
Publish Year 2019
Language English
Number of Pages 600
Edition 3rd
Website www.asmscience.org/content/book/10.1128/9781555819996

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