Hall's Critical Decisions in Periodontology

Hall's Critical Decisions in Periodontology
5th Ed.
2013 © BC Decker Inc.
Lisa A. Harpenau, DDS, MS, MBA, MA; William P. Lundergan, DDS, MA; Mariano Sanz, MD, DDS, Dr Med
ISBN-13: 978-1-60795-046-2


Hall’s Critical Decisions in Periodontology & Dental Implantology, Fifth Edition, is designed to guide students and practitioners in applying their decision-making knowledge in a structured and logical manner whether in diagnosis, treatment selections and options, procedures in various treatments, or evaluating outcomes. This title is organized by clinical problems, all designed to help you make on-target decisions for optimal outcomes.

Formerly called Critical Decision Making in Periodontology, this latest update is divided into 12 parts covering clinical examination through initial resective and adjunctive periodontal therapy, dental implants, and esthetic and occlusal concerns. The contributors to the title represent both North American and International thinking.

Key Features:

  • • expanded text with many new chapters
  • • wealth of new illustrations and algorithms
  • • updated reference sections at chapter endings
  • • many, many new techniques

Doody's Reviews

Score: 77/100
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Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"This is a well-organized, comprehensive overview of periodontology and implantology. The authors present a unique approach, using decision trees to guide practitioners through the evaluation and treatment planning process. Readers are easily able to find information on a specific topic using the color guide, and the pictures and illustrations are of good quality. "

-- Janet Southerland, DDS, MPH, PhD (Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry) Doody's Review - previous edition


This is intended as a reference for dentists, dental specialists, dental hygienists, and those preparing for specialty boards. The book is divided into color coded sections that should prove useful and relevant for all groups. The authors have assembled experts with a broad level of expertise across various disciplines as contributors.

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