Endodontic Microbiology

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Wiley, Apr 13, 2009 - Medical - 368 pages
Endodontic Microbiology is a major new work on the microbiology and clinical treatment of endodontic pathosis. Composed of contributions from the leading educators and researchers in the field, this authoritative text offers contemporary evidence and scholarship, bringing the science of endodontic microbiology to clinical practice. Endodontic Microbiology emphasizes the importance of the biological sciences to understanding endodontic disease and its effective management.


The book thoroughly examines the expanding and evolving body of knowledge about endodontic microbiology. The topics covered include persistent and resistant microorganisms, virulence factors, and systemic dissemination of endodontic microorganisms. Written by preeminent experts, Endodontic Microbiology summarizes contemporary thought in the field.

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About the author (2009)

Ashraf Fouad is a renowned researcher and educator in the field of endodontic microbiology. He has published several of the widely quoted papers in this area in the last few years and has also just started a major, NIH-funded clinical study to investigate the diversity of primary and therapy-resistant endodontic infections, and the predictive value of microbial analysis of the long-term outcome of endodontic treatment. He is Chair of the Department of Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at the University of Maryland, where he is also Director of Postgraduate Endodontics.

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