Dental Materials

Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists

By

  • Carol Hatrick, CDA, RDA, RDH, MS, Lead Instructor, First Year Dental Hydiene, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
  • W. Stephan Eakle, DDS, FADM, Professor, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • Carol Hatrick, CDA, RDA, RDH, MS, Lead Instructor, First Year Dental Hydiene, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
  • W. Stephan Eakle, DDS, FADM, Professor, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • William Bird, DDS, MPH, Dr.PH, FACD, Interim Chair, Department of Preventative and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA

With this hands-on resource, you will learn the most current methods of placing -- or assisting in the placement -- of dental materials, and how to instruct patients in their maintenance. Dental Materials uses step-by-step procedures to show how to mix, use, and apply dental materials within the context of the patient’s course of treatment. Expert authors Carol Hatrick, W. Stephan Eakle, and William F. Bird enhance this edition with four new chapters, along with coverage of newly approved materials and esthetic tools including the latest advances in bleaching and bonding. A new companion Evolve website lets you practice skills with challenging exercises!
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Book information

  • Published: February 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0855-4


Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Dental Materials

2. Oral Environment and Patient Considerations

3. Physical Properties of Dental Materials

4. General Handling and Safety

5. Principles of Bonding

6. Composites, Glass Ionomers, and Compomers

7. Preventive and Bleaching Materials

8. NEW! Dental Ceramics

9. NEW! Dental Amalgam

10. NEW! Casting Alloys, Solders, and Wrought Metal Alloys

11. NEW! Dental Implants

12. Abrasion, Finishing, and Polishing

13. Dental Cements

14. Impression Materials

15. Gypsum Products

16. Polymers for Prosthetic Dentistry

17. Provisional Restorations

18. Dental Waxes