Dental Materials - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780323596589, 9780323596596

Dental Materials

4th Edition

Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists

Authors: W. Stephan Eakle Kimberly Bastin
eBook ISBN: 9780323596596
eBook ISBN: 9780323596602
Paperback ISBN: 9780323596589
eBook ISBN: 9780323596619
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 26th May 2020
Page Count: 512

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Stay up to date with the uses, properties, and handling of dental materials! With just the right level and scope of content, Dental Materials: Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists, 4th Edition, emphasizes how knowledge of dental materials fits into day-to-day clinical practice. This hands-on resource features clinically focused content supplemented liberally with high-quality photographs, case applications, clinical tips and warnings, and step-by-step procedures, as well as practice opportunities on a companion website. A focus on application and strong art program with additional modern illustrations make this often-difficult subject matter approachable and relevant for today’s dental team members.

Key Features

  • A focus on clinical application — content presentation, tips and precautions, and case scenarios.
  • Art program with nearly 600 images, including a mixture of full-color conceptual renderings and clinical photographs.
  • Step-by-step procedures with artwork and icons.
  • Practice opportunities for classroom and board exam prep include chapter review questions and discussion topics and practice quizzes on Evolve.
  • Vocabulary practice — key terms called out in chapter and defined in glossary.
  • Robust student practice opportunities such as competency skill worksheets, and educator support materials.
  • An Evolve companion website with student practice opportunities and educator support materials.
  • Full-color presentation shows dental materials being used and applied.

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 of Dental Materials in the Dental Office

5. Principles of Bonding

6. Composites, Glass Ionomers, and Compomers

7. Preventive and Desensitizing Materials

8. Teeth Whitening Materials and Procedures

9. Dental Ceramics

10. Dental Amalgam

11. Metals and Alloys

12. Dental Implants

13. Abrasion, Finishing, Polishing, and Cleaning

14. Dental Cement

15. Impression Materials

16. Gypsum and Wax Products

17. Polymers for Prosthetic Dentistry

18. Provisional Restorations

19. Preventive and Corrective Oral Appliances

Appendix - Answers to Review Questions


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About the Authors

W. Stephan Eakle

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Clinical Dentistry Emeritus, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Kimberly Bastin

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Director Dental Hygiene State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota Bradenton, Florida