"This remains an essential book on the subject of periodontology, which is well researched; every chpater is supported by a prodigious number of references, and clearly presented, chapter-by-chapter. This is a beautifully clear work and is an improvement, even on the previous editions, which were essential reading for both undergraduates and postgraduate dental students alike as well as hygienists and general dental practitioners."BDA News, August 2004
book is a comprehensive rework of a very popular textbook, very well evidence-based, and will continue to serve its purpose well."Dental Update, November 2004
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About the Author
Mena Soory is a full-time senior clinical academic at King's College London Dental Institute and Professor in Periodontology at King's College Dental Hospital. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and actively engaged in committee activity of the institute in promoting educational and clinical research strategy in collaboration with international institutions. Professor Soory also represents King's College Dental Hospital at the Hospital Trust Infection Control Committee ensuring compliance with the requirements of the General Dental Council and chairs the Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy Part Board of Examiners' meetings and Periodontal scientific sessions at international meetings. Professor Soory is an examiner for Final BDS and post-graduate examinations.
Professor Soory has published extensively in her field encompassing the role of antioxidants, biological agents and biomaterials in periodontal wound healing and implications on systemic diseases. Supervision of several national and international post-graduates has resulted in over 150 publications which include presentations at national and international fora of the British Society of Periodontology, European Federation of Periodontology, International Congress in Periodontology, British Society for Dental Research, Pan European Federation for Dental Research, European Society of Biomaterials, International Association for Dental Research, Royal Society of Medicine and others.
This work has resulted in commendations and awards from the British Society of Periodontology, the European Federation of Periodontology and pharmaceutical companies.
Professor Soory has made a large contribution to editorial work of the European Journal of Oral Science, Journal of Dentistry, British Dental Journal, International Journal of Dentistry, Journal of Dental Research, Archives of Oral Biology, Oral Diseases, Biochemical Journal, Biomacromolecules, Journal of Dermatological Science, Journal of Endocrinol
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