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Treatment Planning in Dentistry

This book provides essential knowledge for creating treatment plans for adult dental patients. Treatment planning strategies are presented to help with balancing the ideal with the practical, with emphasis placed on the central role of the patient — whose needs should drive the treatment planning process. The focus is on planning of treatment, not on the comprehensive details of every treatment modality in dentistry.

Book, 512 Pages

Published: August 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09286-9


  • Part I: The Treatment Planning Process

    1. Information Gathering and Diagnosis Development

    2. Assessment of Risk, Prognosis, and Expected Outcomes of Treatment

    3. Developing the Treatment Plan

    4. Ethical and Legal Issues in Treatment Planning

    Part II: Phases of the Treatment Plan

    5. The Systemic Phase of Treatment

    6. The Acute Phase of Treatment

    7. The Disease Control Phase of Treatment

    8. The Definitive Phase of Treatment

    9. The Maintenance Phase of Care

    Part III: Planning Treatment for Patients with Special Needs

    10. Treatment Planning for the Special Care/Special Needs Patient

    11. Treatment Planning for Smokers and Patients with Oral Cancer

    12. Treatment Planning for the Alcohol and Substance Abuser

    13. The Anxious or Fearful Dental Patient

    14. Managing the Patient with Psychological Problems

    15. The Adolescent Patient

    16. The Geriatric Patient

    17. The Motivationally or Financially Impaired Patient


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