Sturdevant's Art and Science of Operative Dentistry

Sturdevant's Art and Science of Operative Dentistry

7th Edition - December 27, 2016

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  • Author: Andre Ritter
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323478588
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323478335

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Get a better picture of operative dentistry from the most complete text on the market. Using a heavily illustrated, step-by-step approach, Sturdevant’s Art and Science of Operative Dentistry, 7th Edition helps you master the fundamentals and procedures of restorative and preventive dentistry and learn to make informed decisions to solve patient needs. Drawing from both theory and practice and supported by extensive clinical and laboratory research, this new full-color edition features four new chapters and updated information in the areas of color and shade matching, light curing, periodontology, digital dentistry and more. It’s the practicing dentist’s complete guide to all aspects of operative dentistry.

Key Features

  • Four new chapters cover the areas of color and shade matching, light curing, periodontology, and digital dentistry.
  • Expert Consult website with five supplemental chapters and procedure videos.
  • Evidence-based approach is supported by extensive clinical and laboratory research.
  • Comprehensive coverage provides a thorough understanding of caries and an authoritative approach to its treatment and prevention.
  • Illustrated step-by-step approach offers a better picture of conservative restorative and preventive dentistry.
  • Full color design clearly demonstrates techniques and details.

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 Tooth Preparation and Pulp Protection
    5. Fundamental Concepts of Enamel and Dentin Adhesion
    6. Light Curing in Operative Dentistry
    7. Color and Shade Matching in Operative Dentistry
    8. Clinical Technique for Direct Composite Resin and Glass Ionomer Restorations
    9. Additional Conservative Esthetic Procedures
    10. Clinical Technique for Amalgam Restorations
    11. Periodontology Applied to Operative Dentistry
    12. Digital Dentistry in Operative Dentistry
    13. Biomaterials

    14. Instruments and Equipment for Tooth Preparation
    15. Preliminary Considerations for Operative Dentistry
    16. Bonded Splints and Bridges
    17. Direct Gold Restorations
    18. Class II Cast Metal Restorations

Product details

  • No. of pages: 544
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2018
  • Published: December 27, 2016
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323478588
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323478335

About the Author

Andre Ritter

Dr. André Ritter graduated from the Federal University of Santa Catarina School of Dentistry in 1987 and practiced in various settings, including private practice and community public health clinics, before relocating to the US and joining the University of North Carolina (UNC) Operative Dentistry graduate program in 1997. After graduating from that program with both a Certificate in Operative Dentistry and a MS in Dentistry degree, he was appointed Assistant Professor in the UNC Department of Operative Dentistry in 2000. Dr. Ritter was appointed Associate Professor in 2006, Full Professor in 2012, and went on to become Graduate Program Director and Department Chair. In 2016 he received the Thomas P. Hinman Distinguished Professor of Restorative Dentistry distinction. In January of 2018 he assumed the role of Executive Dean of the UNC Adams School of Dentistry, and in November of 2019 he relocated to New York City where he started his tenure as Professor and Chair of the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive care at the New York University College of Dentistry. In addition to a DDS and MS degrees, Dr. Ritter completed an MBA with specialization in Healthcare and a PhD in Dentistry. Dr. Ritter’s areas of research interest include caries diagnosis and management, minimally invasive restorative dentistry, esthetics, dental adhesion, and composite resin applications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Dept. of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, New York University

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