Problem Solving in Endodontics

5th Edition

Prevention, Identification and Management

Authors:

  • James Gutmann
  • Paul Lovdahl
  • Key Features

    • Provides chairside guidance for the endodontic procedures most commonly performed by endodontists and general dentists.
    • Entire text has expanded concepts that are verified in new drawings and clinically relevant cases.
    • Integrates new technologies and materials into every chapter that when applied result in predictable and optimal outcomes.
    • Establishes clear parameters for the retention of teeth.
    • Correlates optimal patient outcomes with an evidence-based approach.
    • Reflects the practical expertise of renowned endodontics authority and past President of the AAE, Dr. James Gutmann, and endodontics specialist, Dr. Paul Lovdahl.

    Table of Contents

    I. Problem Solving in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

    1. Problem Solving in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

    2. Problem Solving Techniques of Making Radiographic Images

    3. Problem Solving in Interpretation of Dental Radiographic Images

    4. Problem Solving in the Differential Diagnosis of Bony Defects Resulting From Pulpal and Periodontal Pathosis

    5. Problem Solving in the Diagnosis of Treatment Failure

    6. Problem Solving in the Diagnosis of Non-Odontogenic Pain

    II. Problem Solving Treatment Procedures in Non-Surgical Root Canal Procedures

    7. Problem Solving Challenges in Dentin Hypersensitivity and Vital Pulp Therapy

    8. Problem Solving in Tooth Isolation, Access Openings and Identification of Orifice Locations

    9. Problem Solving in Working Length Determination

    10. Problem Solving Clinical Techniques in the Enlarging and Shaping of the Root Canal

    11. Problem Solving in Cleaning and Disinfecting the Root Canal System

    12. Problem Solving Challenges in Root Canal Obturation

    13. Problem Solving Challenges in Compromised Roots, Root Canal Systems and Anatomical Deviations

    14. Problem Solving Techniques for the Revision of Previous Root Canal Procedures

    15. Problem Solving in the Management of Painful Tooth Emergencies

    III. Problem Solving Treatment Procedures in Surgical Procedures

    16. Problem Solving Challenges in Periapical Surgery

    17. Problem Solving in the Management of Teeth with Subgingival Carious and Fractured Margins Including Radicular Defects

    18. Problem Solving Challenges that Require Periradicular Surgical Intervention

    IV. Problem Solving Issues in Adjunctive Dental Procedures

    19. Problem Solving in the Management of Tooth Fractures and Traumatic Tooth Injuries

    20. Problem Solving the Challenges Faced

    Details

    No. of pages:
    520
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323095105
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323078016