Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage spans the entire spectrum of operative dentistry, including fundamentals, diagnosis, instrumentation, preparation, restoration, and prevention.
  • Practical, scientific approach to content is supported by sound clinical and laboratory research and incorporates both theory and practice.
  • Clear presentation of techniques and procedures uses a consistent pattern to cover each restorative process.
  • Procedural alternatives instruct on how to adapt a procedure or technique to answer individual patient needs.
  • Pros and cons of restoration options discuss the advantages, disadvantages, indications, and contraindications involved to help you make informed decisions when multiple treatment options are available.

Table of Contents

 

  1. CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF DENTAL ANATOMY, HISTOLOGY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND OCCLUSION
  2. DENTAL CARIES: ETIOLOGY, CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS, RISK ASSESSMENT, AND MANAGEMENT
  3. PATIENT ASSESSMENT, EXAMINATION AND DIAGNOSIS, AND TREATMENT PLANNING
  4. FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS OF ENAMEL AND DENTIN ADHESION
  5. FUNDAMENTALS IN TOOTH PREPARATION AND PULP PROTECTION
  6. INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT FOR TOOTH PREPARATION
  7. PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS FOR OPERATIVE DENTISTRY
  8. INTRODUCTION TO COMPOSITE RESTORATIONS
  9. CLASS III, IV, AND V DIRECT COMPOSITE AND GLASS IONOMER RESTORATIONS
  10. CLASS I, II, AND VI DIRECT COMPOSITE RESTORATIONS AND OTHER TOOTH-COLORED RESTORATIONS
  11. CLASS I AND II INDIRECT TOOTH-COLORED RESTORATIONS
  12. ADDITIONAL CONSERVATIVE ESTHETIC PROCEDURES
  13. INTRODUCTION TO AMALGAM RESTORATIONS
  14. CLASS I, II, AND VI AMALGAM RESTORATIONS
  15. CLASS III AND V AMALGAM RESTORATIONS
  16. COMPLEX AMALGAM RESTORATIONS
  17. CLASS II CAST METAL RESTORATIONS
  18. ONLINE CHAPTERS

  19. BIOMATERIALS
  20. INFECTION CONTROL
  21. PAIN CONTROL FOR OPERATIVE DENTISTRY
  22. BONDED SPLINTS AND BRIDGES
  23. DIRECT GOLD RESTORATIONS
  24. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT FOR TOOTH PREPARATION

Details

No. of pages:
568
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323170604
Electronic ISBN:
9780323136235
Electronic ISBN:
9780323083324
Print ISBN:
9780323083331

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