Oral Microbiology and Immunology (2nd Edition)


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In the best-selling textbook Oral Microbiology and Immunology 2nd edition (PDF); an international panel of editors presents a comprehensive; in-depth understanding of the oral ecosystem and its role in human health and disease. Written specifically for dental practitioners; dental students; and healthcare professionals; Oral Microbiology and Immunology 2e cohesively details the molecular biology; virulence; ecology; and immunogenicity of oral bacteria; fungi and viruses and examines their interfaces with host cells and secretions.

This new 2nd edition addresses the technological and conceptual advances that have increased our understanding of the etiology of oral diseases and the nature of pathogenic mechanisms and the host response; including:

  • Genome sequencing of a community of bacteria or a bacterium.
  • Knockout mice deficient in specific components of both the innate and adaptive immune systems.
  • 3D and high-resolution imaging techniques of communities growing in biofilms and the intimate interactions between microbes and host cells.

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Richard J. Lamont, George N. Hajishengallis, Howard F. Jenkinson


ASM Press; 2nd edition




536 pages







Table of contents

Table of contents :
Content: General microbiology / Howard F. Jenkinson —
The immune system and host defense / P.M. Lydyard and M.F. Cole —
The oral environment / Frank A. Scannapieco —
Isolation, classification, and identification of oral microorganisms / Eugene J. Leys [and others] —
Oral microbial ecology / Howard F. Jenkinson and Richard J. Lamont —
Oral microbial physiology / Paul G. Egland and Robert E. Marquis —
Genetics and molecular biology of oral microorganisms / Susan Kinder Haake, Donald J. LeBlanc, and Gena D. Tribble —
Applied molecular biology and the oral microbes / Hansel M. Fletcher [and others] —
Population genetics of oral bacteria / Mogens Kilian —
Immunology of the oral cavity / Evlambia Hajishengallis and George Hajishengallis —
Dental caries : general concepts / Robert G. Quivey, Jr. [and others] —
Pathogenic mechanisms in dental caries / Robert G. Quivey, Jr. [and others] —
Periodontal diseases : general concepts / Panos N. Papapanou —
Virulence factors of periodontal bacteria / Richard J. Lamont, Janina P. Lewis, and Jan Potempa —
Immunopathogenic mechanisms in periodontal disease / George Hajishengallis and Toshihisa Kawai —
Oral virology / Matti Sällberg —
Fungi and fungal infections of the oral cavity / Richard D. Cannon and Norman A. Firth —
Endodontic microbiology / Burton Rosan, Louis Rossman, and J. Craig Baumgartner —
Systemic disease and the oral microbiota / Jingyuan Fan [and others] —
Immunological intervention against dental diseases / Kohtaro Fujihashi, Michael W. Russell, and George Hajishengallis —
Antibiotics and the treatment of infectious diseases / Donald J. LeBlanc —
Infection control in dentistry / J. Christopher Fenno, Stephen J. Stefanac, and Dennis E. Lopatin.

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