A step-by-step guide to practical care planning and management of a wide variety of clinical case scenarios encountered in the primary and secondary dental care setting. Covering all the core aspects of oral health care delivery, Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry 4th edition is a great value resource useful to all general dental practitioners and dental therapists, both qualified and in training, undergraduates or postgraduates alike.
• Explores care planning and treatment alternatives and evaluates their advantages and disadvantages as well as medico-legal implications
• Integrates material from all the dental disciplines in order to cover an extensive range of clinical problems which will be encountered in daily practice
• A practical approach to learning - includes a large number of real-life clinical cases including those relevant to new techniques and issues such as implantology, use of CAD-CAM, CBCT (cone beam computed tomography)
• Designed to help the reader use the knowledge gained in a clinically useful, practically applied format
• Highly visual guide with more than 350 colour illustrations, artwork and tables presenting clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow structure
1 A high caries rate/risk patient
2 A multilocular radiolucency
3 An unpleasant surprise
4 Gingival recession
5 Multiple missing anterior teeth and a class III incisor relationship
6 An unsettled patient
7 A dry mouth
8 Painful trismus
9 A deep carious lesion
10 A lump on the gingiva
11 Pain on biting
12 CAD/CAM Fixed Prosthodontics
13 Sudden collapse
14 A difficult young child
15 Pain after extraction
16 A numb lip
17 A loose anterior tooth
18 Oroantral fistula
19 Troublesome mouth ulcers
20 A lump in the neck
21 Trauma causing displacement of an upper central incisor (JB)
23 A tooth lost at teatime
24 A problem with an overdenture
25 Impacted lower third molars
26 A patient presenting with an avulsed central incisor
27 Discoloured anterior teeth
28 A very painful mouth
29 Caution! X-rays
30 Whose fault is it this time?
32 A swollen face and pericoronitis
33 First permanent molars
34 A sore mouth
35 A failed bridge
36 Skateboarding accident?
37 An adverse reaction
38 Advanced periodontitis
39 Fractured incisors
40 An anxious patient
41 Blisters in the oral cavity
42 Will you see my son?
43 Bridge design
44 Management of anticoagulation
45 A white patch on the tongue
46 Another white patch on the tongue
47 Molar endodontic treatment
48 An endodontic problem
49 A swollen face
50 Missing upper lateral incisors
51 Anterior crossbite
52 Localised periodontitis?
53 Unexpected findings
54 A gap between the front teeth
55 A lump in the palate
56 Rapid breakdown of 6s / MIH
57 Oral cancer
58 A complicated extraction
59 Difficulty in opening the mouth
60 Erosive Tooth wear
61 Worn front teeth
62 A case of toothache
63 A child with a swollen face
64 A pain in the neck
65 Failed endodontic treatment
66 A pain in the head
67 Aggressive tooth decay
68 Should I repair or replace these restorations – the "5Rs"?
69 Implants: planning and placement
70 Domiciliary visits
71 Handling a patient complaint
72 Loose dentures/resorbed ridge form
73 ‘Invisible braces’
74 A swollen lip
75 Failing implant
- No. of pages:
- © Elsevier 2020
- 22nd January 2020
- Paperback ISBN:
- eBook ISBN:
Qualifying with BDS from Guy’s Dental School, London, UK (UMDS) in 1993, Avijit currently holds a Chair in Cariology & Operative Dentistry and is Hon. Consultant and Clinical Lead, Restorative Dentistry at King’s College London Dental Institute at Guy’s Hospital (and Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospitals’ Foundation Trust). He is Head of Conservative & MI Dentistry, Associate Director of Education (UG) and has pioneered and established as Programme Director an innovative KCL distance-learning Masters in Advanced Minimum Intervention Dentistry (http://www.kcl.ac.uk/prospectus/graduate/advanced-minimum-intervention-dentistry).
He also leads the Cariology & MI Operative Dentistry research programme at the DI as a principal research investigator with grant income in excess of £1 million, and a significant clinical and scientific research output in terms of peer-reviewed publications, masters / doctorate research in the disciplines of cariology, minimum intervention / minimally invasive operative dentistry and adhesive dental biomaterials. Indeed, he acts as an R&D KOL for many dental industry partners in these areas.
Avijit is an internationally renowned teacher and lecturer and is primary author of Pickard’s Guide to Minimally Invasive Operative Dentistry (Oxford University Press, 10e, August 2015), a definitive and globally respected text in its field. He has contributed chapters in several highly regarded clinical textbooks on cariology and MI dentistry worldwide. He is an editorial board member of Dental Update, British Dental Journal, Primary Dental Journal & International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, serves on the British Dental Association’s Health & Science Committee, helping to guide the Association’s stance on professional policy, all whilst maintaining wet-fingered UK specialist practice in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics & Periodontics.
Professor of Cariology & Operative Dentistry; Hon. Consultant / Clinical Lead, Restorative Dentistry; Head, Conservative & MI Dentistry; Associate Director of Education (UG); Programme Director, MSc Advanced Minimum Intervention Dentistry (AMID), King's College London Dental Institute at Guy’s Hospital, King’s Health Partners, London, UK
Lecturer in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology and Consultant Oral Pathologist, King’s College London Dental Institute at Guy’s, King’s College and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London, UK
Elsevier.com visitor survey
We are always looking for ways to improve customer experience on Elsevier.com.
We would like to ask you for a moment of your time to fill in a short questionnaire, at the end of your visit.
If you decide to participate, a new browser tab will open so you can complete the survey after you have completed your visit to this website.
Thanks in advance for your time.