This book is a small contribution of the author in the fields of Periodontics and Implantology. The author has tried his best to make this book easy to read, understand and remember.
The primary intention of the author of this book is to make various concepts clear in the minds of students of Periodontics and Implantology. The author has put in a lot of effort to make this book as simple as possible but at the same time, full of knowledge.
The Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) has recently introduced the new classification system for periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions. The same has been incorporated in this edition of the book and has been explained in a simple way so that the students can easily understand the new classification system.
The book is full of tables and flow charts which help to make difficult concepts easy to understand. The flow charts are easy to understandable and memorable.
The book contains “Know more” boxes in almost every chapter. These boxes have been designed to discuss specific points which are directly or indirectly related to the topic under discussion. The points discussed in these boxes not only improve the knowledge of the readers but also improves their overall understanding.
The author has tried to include as many as possible photographs of various diseases and conditions in the book so that the readers can correlate the theoretical part with clinical aspects of these diseases and conditions.
The book has been updated with the recent research in the field and it contains references up to 2019. In other words, the readers are well aware of the recent advancements going on in the field of Periodontics.
The unique feature of this book is that the readers can directly interact with the author of the book. Readers can put your queries directly to the author of the book through his website www.periobasics.com
Another unique feature of this book is the “period basics” YouTube channel of the author. You can see videos of various surgical procedures on this channel. In the future, the author plans to put video lectures on various topics in Periodontics and Implantology on this channel.
An attraction of the second edition of the book is “Viva-questions” section. These sections have been given at the end of each part of the book. They not only improve the overall knowledge of the students, but also prepare them for the examination point of view.