TY - CHAP A1 - Shigenobu Kimura A2 - Yuko Ohara-Nemoto A3 - Yu Shimoyama A4 - Taichi Ishikawa A5 - Minoru Sasaki ED1 - Nurcan Buduneli Y1 - 2012-01-20 PY - 2012 T1 - Pathogenic Factors of P. gingivalis and the Host Defense Mechanisms N2 - Pathogenesis and Treatment of Periodontitis includes comprehensive reviews on etiopathogenic factors of periodontal tissue destruction related to microbial dental plaque and also host response components. Adjunctive treatment modalities are also addressed in the book. Topics covered range from microbial pathogenic factors of P. gingivalis to the relationship between metabolic syndrome and periodontal disease, and from management of open gingival embrasures to laser application in periodontal treatment. BT - Pathogenesis and Treatment of Periodontitis SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/32150 DO - 10.5772/32150 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-26 ER -