Sturdevant's Art & Science of Operative Dentistry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131234020, 9788131244319

Sturdevant's Art & Science of Operative Dentistry

1st Edition

A South Asian Edition

Authors: V Gopikrishna
eBook ISBN: 9788131244319
Hardcover ISBN: 9788131234020
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 20th July 2013
Page Count: 514

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Key Features

This Indispensible text…

  • From 1968, this classic textbook has been the foundational text on operative dentistry
  • Amalgamates both theoretical and practical knowledge, and is supported by extensive clinical and laboratory research
  • Presents an illustrated step-by-step approach to conservative, restorative and preventive dentistry
  • Provides a thorough understanding of caries and an authoritative approach to its treatment and prevention

New to this South Asia Edition…

  • Reader friendly: Adapted keeping in mind the curriculum of the final year undergraduate student with exam and clinical oriented Clinical Notes boxes. The text is streamlined for improved readability
  • Full Color Design: Incorporates more than 497 illustrations including color photos and around 100 tables and boxes to better show techniques and detail
  • Added Chapters: Three new chapters on Restoring Contacts and Contours, Noncarious Lesions and their Management and Dentin Hypersensitivity have been included in this edition
  • Companion website: The website features three online chapters for additional study

Table of Contents

ch 1 Clinical Signifi cance of Dental Anatomy, Histology, Physiology and Occlusion

ch 2  Dental Caries: Etiology and Clinical Characteristics 2

ch  3 Dental Caries: Risk Assessment and Management 49

ch 4 Patient Assessment, Examination, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning 73

ch 5 Infection Control 91

ch 6  Pain Control for Operative Dentistry 103

ch 7  Instruments and Equipment for Tooth Preparation 111

ch 8 Preliminary Considerations for Operative Dentistry 133

ch 9 Fundamentals of Tooth Preparation and Pulp Protection 159

ch 10 Fundamental Concepts of Enamel and Dentin Adhesion 179

ch 11 Restoring Contacts and Contours 203

ch 12  Introduction to Composite Restorations 225

ch 13 Class III and IV Direct Composite Restorations 241

ch 14  Class I, II, and VI Direct Composite Restorations and Other Tooth-colored Restorations 255

ch 15 Indirect Tooth-colored Restorations 277

ch 16 Noncarious Lesions and Their Management 293

ch 17 Additional Conservative Esthetic Procedures 303

ch 18 Dentin Hypersensitivity 333

ch 19 Introduction to Amalgam Restorations 339

ch 20 Class I and II Amalgam Restorations 361

ch 21 Complex Amalgam Restorations 389

ch 22 Dental Cements 403

ch 23 Direct Gold Restorations 419

ch 24 Class II Cast Metal Restorations 429

Index 469


ch 25  Class III and V Amalgam Restorations e1

ch 26  Bonded Splints and Bridges e23

ch 27  Additional Information on Instruments and Equipment for Tooth Preparation e45


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About the Author

V Gopikrishna