A Clinical Guide to Applied Dental Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702031588, 9780702046964

A Clinical Guide to Applied Dental Materials

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780702031588
eBook ISBN: 9780702046964
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 21st November 2012
Page Count: 336


A new textbook on the practical use of dental materials suitable for undergraduate dental students and qualified dental practitioners taking post-graduate exams in dental materials, restorative dentistry, operative techniques, advanced conservative dentistry, endodontics, removable prosthodontics and implantology.

Key Features

  • Highly practical and evidenced-based throughout – closing the gap between theory and practice to give readers confidence in selecting and preparing the right material for the patient and circumstance
  • Amply illustrated in full colour with over 1000 photographs, artworks and tables to clearly demonstrate both materials and techniques
  • Helps readers appreciate the important relationship between clinical manipulation and the practical use of dental materials
  • Describes how to properly select a given material for any situation, how to use materials to best effect and when and how not to use them
  • ‘Good practice’ and ‘Warning’ boxes help readers recall important information
  • Uniquely written by a practising dentist with academic experience and an academic in biomaterials with extensive clinical experience
  • Self-assessment questions with full answers helps readers consolidate learning and prepare for exams
  • Designed to improve clinical success and improve patient outcomes
  • Perfect for all undergraduate and postgraduate students studying dental material science and/or restorative dentistry

Table of Contents

Section 1 – General Principles

Chapter 1.1 Dental Materials in the Oral Environment

Chapter 1.2 Clinical manipulation of materials

Chapter 1.3 Biological Effects and Safety Aspects of Dental Materials

Chapter 1.4 The Role of the Manufacturer

Chapter 1.5 Control and Use of Materials in Practice

Section 2 – Direct Dental Materials

Chapter 2.1 Dental Amalgam

The Tooth Coloured Restorative Materials

Chapter 2.2 Resin Based Composites

Chapter 2.3 Compomers

Chapter 2.4 Glass Ionomer Cements

Chapter 2.5 Resin Modified Glass Ionomer cements

Chapter 2.6 Bonding Systems

Chapter 2.7 Other Dental Cements

Chapter 2.8 Materials Used In Endodontics

Section 3 – Materials used with Indirect Techniques

Chapter 3.1 Materials used in Temporisation

Chapter 3.2 Impression materials

Chapter 3.3 Waxes and Occlusal Registration Materials

Section 4 – Other Surgery Materials

Chapter 4.1 Preventive and Periodontal Materials, Implants and Biomaterials

Chapter 4.2 Dental Bleaching Systems

Chapter 4.3 Cutting Instruments

Section 5 – Laboratory Materials

Chapter 5.1 Model and Investment Materials

Chapter 5.2 Alloys used in dentistry

Chapter 5.3 Dental Ceramics

Chapter 5.4 Polymers in Prosthodontics


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