Essential Microbiology for Dentistry. 5th ed.

Chapter 1. Why study microbiology?

Chapter 2. Bacterial structure and taxonomy

Chapter 3. Bacterial physiology and genetics

Chapter 4. Viruses and prions

Chapter 5. Pathogenesis of microbial disease

Chapter 6. Diagnostic microbiology and laboratory methods

Chapter 7. Antimicrobial chemotherapy

Chapter 8. The immune system and the oral cavity

Chapter 9. The immune response

Chapter 10. Immunity and infection

Chapter 11. Streptococci, staphylococci and enterococci

Chapter 12. Lactobacilli, corynebacteria and propionibacteria

Chapter 13. Actinomycètes, clostridia and Bacillus species

Chapter 14. Neisseriaceae, Veillonella, parvobacteria and Capnocytophaga

Chapter 15. Enterobacteria

Chapter 16. Vibrios, Campylobacters and Wolinella

Chapter 17. Bacternides, Tannerella, Porphyromonas and Prevotella

Chapter 18. Fusobacteria, Leptotrichia and spirochaetes

Chapter 19. Mycobacteria and legionellae

Chapter 20. Chlamydiae, rickettsiae and mycoplasmas

Chapter 21. Viruses of relevance to dentistry

Chapter 22. Fungi of relevance to dentistry

Chapter 23. Infections of the respiratory tract

Chapter 24. Infections of the cardiovascular system

Chapter 25. Infections of the central nervous and locomotor systems

Chapter 26. Infections of the gastrointestinal tract

Chapter 27. Infections of the genitourinary tract

Chapter 28. Skin and wound infections

Chapter 29. Viral hepatitis

Chapter 30. Human immunodeficiency virus infection, AIDS and infections in compromised patients

Chapter 31. Oral microbiome and the oral ecosystem

Chapter 32. Microbiology of dental caries

Chapter 33. Microbiology of periodontal disease

Chapter 34. Dentoalveolar and endodontic infections

Chapter 35. Oral mucosal and salivary gland infections

Chapter 36. Principles of infection control

Chapter 37. Infection control procedures in dentistry: personal protection, sharps injuries protocol and immunization

Chapter 38. Infection control procedures in dentistry: sterilization, disinfection and antisepsis

Answers to review questions

Glossary of terms and abbreviations