Beginning with an overview of the tissue and its characteristics, the text covers the development of the periodontal ligament, its cellular structure, biochemistry and biophysics, vasculature, innervation and physiological responses to tooth movement and other forces, as applied in orthodontic treatment. Subsequent sections cover: infectious diseases; trauma; neoplasia and cysts; hormonal and nutritional/metabolic disorders; and diseases of the blood and lymphatic system.
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Book Description Franklin Book Co, 1982. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0080244114