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Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics

Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics, 4th Edition is a comprehensive, user-friendly text that offers dental students and practitioners an excellent opportunity to understand the basic principles of fixed prosthodontics. This text provides a strong foundation in basic science, followed by practical step-by-step clinical applications. Procedures are presented in an organized, systematic format, and are illustrated by over 3,000 clear, high-quality drawings and photographs, now in full-color. The material is logically divided into sections that cover planning and preparation, clinical procedures, and laboratory procedures. The text also includes two invaluable appendices that provide an updated list of dental materials and equipment, as well as a guide to manufacturers.

Book, 1152 Pages

Published: June 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09240-1


  • Section I: Planning and Preparation

    1. History Taking and Clinical Examination

    2. Diagnostic Casts and Related Procedures

    3. Treatment Planning

    4. Principles of Occlusion

    5. Periodontal Considerations

    6. Mouth Preparation

    Section II. Clinical Procedures - Part I

    7. Principles of Tooth Preparation

    8. The Complete Cast Crown Preparation

    9. The Metal-Ceramic Crown Preparation

    10. The Partial Veneer Crown, Inlay, and Onlay Preparations

    11. Tooth Preparation for All-Ceramic Restorations

    12. Restoration of the Endodontically Treated Tooth

    13. Implant-Supported Fixed Prostheses

    14. Tissue Management and Impression Making

    15. PRovisional Restorations

    Section III: Laboratory Procedures

    16. Communicating with the Dental Laboraotry

    17. Working with Casts and Dies

    18. Wax Patterns

    19. Framework Design and Metal Selection for Metal-Ceramic Restorations

    20. Pontic Design

    21. Retainers for Removable Partial Dentures

    22. Investing and Casting

    23. Color Science, Esthetics, and Shade Selection

    24. Metal-Ceramic Restorations

    25. All-Ceramic Restorations

    26. Resin-Retained Fixed Partial Dentures

    27. Fiber-Reinforced Composite Fixed Prostheses

    28. Connectors for Fixed Partial Dentures

    29. Finishing the Cast Restoration

    Section IV. Clinical Procedures - Part II

    30. Evaluation, Characterization, and Glazing

    31. Luting Agents and Cementation Procedures

    32. Postoperative Care

    Appendix A: Dental Materials and Equipment Index

    Appendix B: Manufacturers' Index


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