Dental Materials - 10th Edition - ISBN: 9780323078368, 9780323083874

Dental Materials

10th Edition

Properties and Manipulation

Authors: John Powers John Wataha John Powers John Wataha
Paperback ISBN: 9780323078368
eBook ISBN: 9780323083874
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 9th February 2012
Page Count: 248

Description

Focusing on the dental materials most commonly used, Dental Materials: Properties and Manipulation, 10th Edition covers the tasks that dental assistants and dental hygienists typically perform. It shows the most current materials, how to mix and apply them in a clinical setting, and how to educate patients about them. Now in full color, this edition adds more photographs of materials actually being mixed, used, and applied, and includes detailed coverage of ceramics, metals, and implant and impression materials. Written by well-known experts on restorative dentistry and materials, John Powers and John Wataha, Dental Materials is a trusted text that keeps you on top of the rapidly developing field of dental materials.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive, focused coverage includes all the materials and tasks relevant to day-to-day practice of dental assistants and dental hygienists.
  • Cutting-edge content describes the latest materials commonly used in dental practice, including those in esthetics, ceramics, dental implants, and impressions.
  • More than 400 illustrations and photographs make it easier to understand properties and recognize differences in materials in general and specific types of products.
  • Discussions of materials begin with a study of their properties and uses before moving into specific manipulations and applications in dentistry.
  • Note boxes highlight key points and important terminology throughout the text.
  • Summary tables and boxes summarize key concepts and procedures.
  • Quick Review boxes summarize the material in each chapter.
  • A logical format sets up a solid foundation before progressing into discussions of specific materials, moving from the more common and simple applications such as composites to more specialized areas such as polymers and dental implants.
  • Review questions provide an excellent study tool with 20 to 30 self-test questions in each chapter.
  • Key terms are listed at the outset of each chapter, bolded at their initial mention in the text, and defined in the glossary.
  • Learning objectives in each chapter focus your attention on essential information.
  • Supplemental readings in each chapter cite texts and journal articles for further research and study.
  • Conversio

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Restorative Dental Materials

2. Properties of Materials

3. Preventive Dental Materials

4. Direct Esthetic Restorative Materials

5. Dental Amalgam

6. Finishing, Polishing, and Cleansing Materials

7. Cements

8. Impression Materials

9. Model and Die Materials

10. Waxes

11. Casting Alloys, Wrought Alloys, and Solders

12. Casting of Dental Alloysand Soldering

13. Polymers in Prosthodontics

14. Dental Ceramics

15. Dental Implants

Glossary

Index

Details

No. of pages:
248
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323083874
eBook ISBN:
9780323183574
eBook ISBN:
9780323291507
Paperback ISBN:
9780323078368

About the Author

John Powers

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Vice President and Editor, The Dental Advisor, Dental Consultants, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan; Professor of Oral Biomaterials, Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials, University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, Houston, Texas

John Wataha

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Washington

John Powers

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Vice President and Editor, The Dental Advisor, Dental Consultants, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan; Professor of Oral Biomaterials, Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials, University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, Houston, Texas

John Wataha

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Washington

Reviews

Dental materials; properties and manipulation, 9th ed.
Powers, John M. and John C. Wataha.
Elsevier Mosby, c2008
978-0-323-04964-1 RK652 $57.95 (pa)
The ninth edition of this textbook has been expanded to include over 200 new illustrations, links to an interactive website and recent advances in the field of dental materials. Powers, editor of The Dental Advisor, and Wataha (U. of Washington) discuss the latest dental materials and their chemical properties, including many illustrations of manipulation techniques. Tables, margin notes, quick reviews and self-tests make the information more clear to dental students and practitioners alike.