- David Ricketts, Professor of Cariology and Conservative Dentistry, Leader of the Section of Operative Dentistry, Fixed Prosthodontics and Endodontology, Dundee Dental School, University of Dundee , UK
- David Bartlett, Professor of Prosthodontics, Head of Prosthodontics, King’s College London Dental Institute, Guy’s Hospital, UK
Advanced Operative Dentistry: A Practical Approach is a brand new volume that addresses the use of fixed prosthodontics in a single handy reference source.
Prepared by editors and contributors of international renown, this volume places unique emphasis on the biological basis of effective treatment planning by describing the diagnosis, aetiology, risk assessment and preventive management of diseases and disorders and how these factors are integral to predictable long-term patient outcomes.
Advanced Operative Dentistry: A Practical Approach also gives clear advice on the selection and use of modern dental materials and describes how teeth are prepared – and to what extent – for indirect restorations such as crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays and onlays. The book also explores the use of complex indirect fixed prosthodontics which brings with it specific issues of restoration design, retention and occlusal management. Recognising that great deal of emphasis is placed on aesthetic dentistry by patient and dentist alike, this text also discusses factors which can impact upon aesthetics and how the aesthetic demands of patients can be met in a realistic and ethical manner.
Clearly written and fully illustrated throughout, this practical step-by-step guide will be ideal for undergraduate dental students, vocational trainees and practitioners undertaking post-graduate exams.
Operative dentistry 9 April 2012
- Paperback: 276 pages
- Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 1 Pap/Psc edition (6 Jun 2011)
- Language English
- ISBN-10: 0702031267
- ISBN-13: 978-0702031267
- Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 19 x 24.8 cm
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