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Cutting-edge content describes the latest materials commonly used in dental practice, including those in esthetics, ceramics, dental implants, and impressions.
More than 400 illustrations and photographs make it easier to understand properties and recognize differences in materials in general and specific types of products.
Discussions of materials begin with a study of their properties and uses before moving into specific manipulations and applications in dentistry.
Note boxes highlight key points and important terminology throughout the text.
Summary tables and boxes summarize key concepts and procedures.
Quick Review boxes summarize the material in each chapter.
A logical format sets up a solid foundation before progressing into discussions of specific materials, moving from the more common and simple applications such as composites to more specialized areas such as polymers and dental implants.
Review questions provide an excellent study tool with 20 to 30 self-test questions in each chapter.
Key terms are listed at the outset of each chapter, bolded at their initial mention in the text, and defined in the glossary.
Learning objectives in each chapter focus your attention on essential information.
Supplemental readings in each chapter cite texts and journal articles for further research and study.
Conversion Factors on the inside back cover provides a list of common metric conversions.
Expert authors are well recognized in the fields of dental materials, oral biomaterials, and restorative dentistry.New and updated discussions address advances in areas such as esthetics, ceramics, and materials for dental impressions and dental implants.
Full-color illustrations improve clarity and realism, including for example, color photos of esthetics and bleaching showing the differences in shades of color.
More than 100 new illustrations and photographs include images showing the materials being used and applied.
Coverage of dosages, side effects, and drug interactions with medications used in dentistry, including those used during pregnancy.
Chapters focusing on major health problems in the US and other nations include, ischemic hearth disease, smoking and tobacco use cessation, sleep-related breathing disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, diabetes mellitus, and psychiatric disorders.
Dental management summary table summarizes important factors for consideration in the dental management of medically compromised patients.
Appendix on the therapeutic management of common oral lesions provides a quick reference to the causative factors, clinical description, currently accepted therapeutic management, and patient education regarding common oral conditions. Appendix on alternative and complementary drugs looks at herbal remedies, specifically efficacy, adverse effects/reactions, medical problems, drug interactions, and dental implications.NEW! Chapter on drug and alcohol abuse discusses the effects of marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines/methamphetamine, and alcohol, along with considerations for both medical and dental management.
NEW! 2009 AAOS statement on Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Bacteremia in Patients with Joint Replacements provides recommendations to supplement practitioners in their clinical judgment regarding antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with a joint prosthesis.
NEW! Chapter on Emerging Technologies keeps you up to date on the latest materials in use. NEW! Larger trim size allows the text to have fewer pages and makes the content easier to read.
Full-color photographs and line drawings are included throughout the book.
In-depth discussions cover the anesthetic agents used in dentistry, along with their clinical actions.
Routes of administration are described for all anesthetics.
The proper care and handling of equipment is addressed, along with the problems that may be encountered.
Requirements for pain control and local anesthesia within various dental specialties are included.
Comprehensive information on Articaine is included, a local anesthetic that is gaining widespread use in the United States.
Numerous boxes and tables provide a quick reference and comparison of techniques, drugs, and dosages.
Dosage charts, injection techniques, information on duration of action, and contraindications for local anesthetics are included at the end of the book for quick reference.Updated discussions of the armamentarium needed to succeed in local anesthesia delivery reflect the latest available drugs and devices.
Updated discussions of the techniques needed to provide successful pain control.
Updated step-by-step procedures cover the techniques for administering intraoral anesthesia.
The latest advances in science, technology, and pain control techniques are covered.
Approachable writing style presents cutting-edge content and the latest evidence-based information in a way that may be easily grasped and applied.
More than 400 full-color illustrations and clinical photographs show models and patients within a clinical setting.
28 removable color flashcards offer on-the-go study, with key images on one side and corresponding labels on the back.
Identification exercises in each chapter ask you to label the different structures to test your knowledge of anatomy.
Multiple-choice review questions in each chapter include a mixture of knowledge- and application-based content, and prepare you for the national board examinations in dental assisting and dental hygiene.
Easy-to-read tables and boxes summarize concepts and procedures.
Key terms begin each chapter, accompanied by phonetic pronunciations, and are highlighted within the chapter.
Learning objectives open each chapter with goals to be accomplished, also serve as checkpoints for comprehension, skills mastery, and study tools in preparation for examinations.
A glossary offers quick and handy access to all the key terms and definitions used in the book.Updated content includes evidence-based information on hot topics such as caries risk, periodontal disease, local anesthesia administration, and infection control.
NEW! Additional full-color illustrations and photographs support text descriptions and help ensure complete comprehension.
Updated review questions are included in every chapter to correlate with new content.
A companion Evolve website offers more practice with case studies, image identification, and flashcards.
Over 1,400 full-color photographs and drawings depict important concepts and techniques, and show treatment from beginning to end.
Indications and contraindications for each procedure provide details of why a procedure is performed.
A discussion of the result of prosthodontic treatment is provided for each case, explaining how implant placement factors into successful therapy.
Chapters are organized by oral anatomy and surgical technique, with each chapter presenting a different area of the mouth or a specific surgical technique.
The Mandible section covers various approaches to augmentation of the atrophic mandible, including a case that utilizes distraction osteogenesis.
Detailed cases of posterior mandible surgery demonstrate onlay bone harvesting and grafting the deficient ridge.
The Maxilla section features sinus grafting, hard and soft tissue procedures, and the relatively new zygomaticus implant procedure.
References are provided at the end of every chapter for additional reading and research.
OUTSTANDING FEATURES Special atlas sections break down complex information accompanied by descriptive diagrams and photographs to further explain sources of occlusal disorders and related pain. Hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations show problems and procedures. Procedure boxes offer step-by-step explanations of specific procedures. Important Considerations boxes in the Treatment chapters outline treatment plans and describe what is to be accomplished. Programmed treatment planning, a specific process that guides a clinician through every step for solving even the most complex restorative or esthetic challenge. The role of TMJs and occlusion in "everyday" dentistry. The role of occlusion in orofacial pain and TMD, and in anterior esthetics. Simplified occlusal equilibration and how to explain this process to patients. The functional matrix concept for exceptional, foolproof smile design. The five options for occlusal correction and how to apply them to practice. Use and abuse of occlusal sprints. Coordinating occlusal treatment with specialists for a fully interdisciplinary approach. Specific criteria for success and how to test for each.
Treatment supported by clinical evidence equips students with a more targeted evidence-based approach to patient procedures.NEW! Emphasis on treatment planning helps decrease the number of visits while providing effective, long-term results for the patient.NEW! Focus on the patient presentation offers the latest treatment options for bone harvesting, restoration and recovery.NEW! Original illustrations and photos highlight and clarify key clinical concepts and techniques.
The drugs are grouped according to their class of action or use for a specific condition. Every effort has been made to ensure that drug selection and dosage is in accordance with current recommendations and practice. It is not intended to be all-inclusive, but is provided to give an overview at the pharmaceuticals available and the protocols that have been developed. The number at medications within each category has intentionally been limited so that the booklet may be conveniently placed in an apparel pocket. Oral pathologists and other clinicians who have an interest in oral medicine have successfully used the specialized protocols listed. Some regimens are off-label use.
Prepared by authors of international renown, the Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry presents a volume that takes the reader far beyond the technical skills that are needed to treat disorders of the childhood dentition and instead delivers a whole philosophy of integrative patient care.
Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, the Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry is written in a friendly ‘how to’ manner and contains useful ‘pull out’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires. Exploring a variety of topics, the book includes discussion of child development, practical communication skills and advice on how to deal with behavioural problems. Clinical topics include the management of caries, fluoridation, restorative dentistry, pulp therapy, trauma management, oral medicine and pathology, dental anomalies, and the treatment of medically compromised children. Chapters also explore the use of orthodontics, the management of cleft lip and palate and speech, language and swallowing.
The Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry has become an essential chairside and bedside companion for all practitioners caring for children and is suitable for undergraduate dental students, general dental practitioners, specialist paediatric dentists, orthodontists and paediatricians.Established as the foremost available comprehensive handbook on paediatric dentistry
Prepared in an ‘easy-to-digest’ fashion – which allows for quick reference and easy reading
Contains over 550 full colour line artworks, photographs and tables together with ‘Clinical Hints’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires
Sets out the essentials for managing conditions such as clefting disorders, haematological and endocrine disorders, congenital cardiac disease, disorders of metabolism, organ transplantation and cancer in children as well as more familiar presentations such as dental trauma, oral infections and caries
Detailed appendices provide the reader with information that is often difficult to find and which may be overlooked
Designed specifically to give all practitioners confidence when managing children
Convenient handbook size ensures that the book can be easily referred to in the clinical setting
Endorsed by the Australasian Academy of Paediatric Dentistry~Improved layout and completely new colour illustrations
Expanded section on sedation and use of nitrous oxide
Includes details from the most recent international guidelines
Cases expanded to show 20 year follow-up
Includes the latest research findings in orthodontics
Fully updated section on clefting problems
See the practical important of anatomy from illustrated clinical examples in each chapter.
Review essential concepts easily with tables that display the maximum amount of information in an at-a-glance format.
Master anatomy for the head and neck and beyond, including upper limbs, thorax, and abdomen.
Stay current on hot topics like cone beam CT imaging, intraoral injections, and anesthesia.
Recognize the context and clinical relevance of head and neck anatomy through additional coverage of dental procedures.
Prepare effectively for the dental boards with over 100 multiple-choice questions.
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The new “bible” for NBDE Part II preparation! This high-yield, comprehensive review of topics examined on the National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) Part II is written for dental students by recent dental graduates who aced the boards.Written for students by students who aced the exam, and reviewed by top dental school faculty Hundreds of high-yield facts and mnemonics boost exam-day performance Five case studies for top performance on the case-based component of the NBDE Part II Four-page color insert of images 100+ clinical images and illustrations you must know on exam day
For the ultimate NBDE study package, be sure to purchase First Aid for the NBDE Part 1.
The 9th edition has been extensively revised to include the many advances in dental materials and their use that have occurred during the past nine years. The chapters on Resin-based filling materials and Adhesive restorative materials have been expanded significantly with new coverage of fibre reinforcement of composite structures and polymerisable luting agents. A brand new chapter has been added on endodontic materials.
Rich with pull-out boxes, tables, line artworks and photographs
Describes the structure of materials with chapters on atomic bonding, metals, ceramics and polymers
Explores the use of clinical dental materials including resin bonding to enamel and dentine and impression materials
Describes the use of laboratory and related dental materials used in the construction of fixed and removable prostheses
Contains everything that students need for BDS and equivalent exams!Includes new section on dental implant materials
Completely new self-assessment section helps you get through the exam!
Now published in full colour throughout
The trusted guide to clinical periodontics.
Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist, 4/e provides concise coverage of the foundations of periodontics. This text is a helpful introduction for dental hygiene students and a valuable resource for practicing hygienists. Coverage includes the clinical aspects of periodontics, including surgical and nonsurgical procedures, and presents material in a clear and accessible format. Anchored in evidence-based learning, chapters provide simple explanations of many of the complexities of the dental disease process and provide clear links to practical aspects of therapy.
Teaching and Learning Experience
This text offers a clear and accessible introduction to periodontics. It provides:Clear links between theory and practice: Discussions and textbook features help readers connect chapter material to real applications. Preparation for national board exams: Resources follow the content and format of national board exams. Effective learning resources: Numerous references and review tools helps students truly master chapter material.
Competency sheetsare included for all procedures, each outlining the performance objective, grading criteria, and steps necessary to master the procedure.
Removable flashcardsmake it easy to review anywhere, anytime. NEW! Content incorporates additional information in areas such as digital imaging, dental materials, and caries prevention.
The book presents actual clinical cases, accompanied by academic commentary, that question and educate the reader about essential topics in restorative and reconstructive dentistry. The book begins by laying the groundwork of the fundamental principles that apply to all cases and outlining the ten decisions to be made with all cases. The main sections of the book cover the cases themselves, examining them both by type of restoration / solution, and by type of problem. This unique approach enables the reader to build their skills, aiding the ability to think critically and independently.
Clinical Cases in Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry’s case-based format is particularly useful for pre-doctoral dental students, post-graduate residents and practitioners, both as a textbook from which to learn about the challenging and absorbing nature of restorative and reconstructive dentistry, and also as a reference tool to help with treatment planning when perplexing cases arise in the dental office.
It is a definite book for all dental undergraduates and an excellent supplement for all students undergoing postgraduate specialist training in orthodontics.Covers syllabi prescribed by Dental Council of India (DCI) and International schools of dentistry
Provides more than 1500 line arts, flowcharts, tables and clinical photographs for easy perception of the subject and to illustrate vital principles and techniques
Chapters contain Clinical Significance boxes that encourage readers to relate and channelize the theory knowledge into clinical practice
Learning Exercises furnished in each chapter facilitates the students to assess themselves and reflect on what had been learnt
Synopsis of Treatment Planning for Different Malocclusions, the last chapter serves not only as a guide to recap the depth and breadth of factual comprehension but also to promote analysis, evaluation and judgment in orthodontic treatment philosophies
Coverage of the Graftless Approach includes two concepts: 1) the anterior tilted implant, and 2) the zygoma implant, each eliminating the need for grafts and producing an implant site less prone to infection and with a quicker healing time.
A Computer Guided Surgery chapter covers the latest software developed for treatment planning, creating the surgical template, laboratory procedures, and fabrication of the prosthetics.
Case presentations on immediate loading tilted implants and zygoma implants appear at the end of the book, each a beginning-to-end study from Dr. Bedrossian’s own archives.
Coverage of broader issues related to the edentulous patient includes a discussion of special needs, demographics, and the systemic pretreatment of these patients including bone composites and overall esthetic and functional goals.