"Expand your skills in the rapidly growing field of laser dentistry! Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry uses a concise, evidence-based approach in describing protocols and procedures. Dr. Robert A. Convissar, a renowned lecturer on this subject, has assembled a diverse panel of international contributors; he's also one of the first general dentists to use lasers in his practice." Taken from publisher description.
"The Applied Handbook of Adhesives provides a thoroughly practical survey of all aspects of adhesives technology from selection and surface preparation to industrial applications and health and environmental factors. The resulting handbook is a hard-working reference for a wide range of engineers and technicians working in the adhesives industry and a variety of industry sectors that make considerable use of adhesives." Taken from publisher description.
"An invaluable work that will help dentists and oral surgeons to recognize and diagnose gross dental abnormalities. This book provides practically applicable knowledge on histology and histopathology of the changes that are seen in diseases of the dental and periodontal tissues. It includes the disturbances in tooth formation, acquired dental diseases including caries and its sequelae for the tooth-surrounding tissues, periodontal disease and odontogenic tumours. Also, attention is paid to the histological alterations induced by dental treatment." Taken from publisher description.
"Toothwear: ABC of the Worn Dentition is the first book to provide a comprehensive practical account of the aetiology, treatment, and prevention of all forms of tooth wear. Bringing together the latest international dental research in the field, it gathers a comprehensive range of collaborators to create a clinical guide for dental practitioners. Presented in a new and precise format that allows for ease of reference and helps assimilate clinical information quickly, the book covers all forms of tooth wear and dental erosion." Taken from publisher description.
"The main purpose of this book is to provide clear, straightforward information about the key requirements relating to health and safety in dental practices, with a practical and user-friendly approach to help manage these issues on a day-to-day basis. It assists practice managers, dentists, dental nurses and other team members in making health and safety 'second nature' by integrating it into their usual routine - thereby preventing accidents, addressing unacceptable working practices, and maintaining professional standards in order to ensure, so far as is reasonable, the protection of employees and patients." Taken from publisher description.
"Access to oral health care is essential to promoting and maintaining overall health and well-being yet only half of the population visits a dentist each year. Poor and minority children are less likely to have access to oral health care than are their nonpoor and nonminority peers. Older adults, people who live in rural areas, and disabled individuals, uniformly confront access barriers, regardless of their financial resources" Taken from publisher description.
"In this book, Dental Specialists Drs. Nargiz Schmidt & Joseph Zelig team up with Psychologist Dr. Robert Reiner to help you: Understand the causes of Dental Phobia; Learn about Behavioral Therapy for Dental Phobia; Learn about IV Sedation Dentistry; Read inspiring true stories of people who have conquered their fear of dentistry; Learn about the latest pain-free dental procedures; Get expert advice and recommendations about products to help you acheive and maintain a beautiful & healthy smile." Taken from publisher description.
"Starting with diagnostics and treatment planning, the book examines the most common occlusal, periodontal and endodontic presentations and goes on to cover the full range of prosthodontic treatments including intra- and extra-coronal restorations, removable prostheses and dental implants. The role of dental materials in prosthodontic treatment is comprehensively covered, with chapters on impressions, cementation and tooth preparation." Taken from publisher description.
"This text offers a practical and pragmatic approach to implant dentistry, outlining predictable protocols for each stage. It also presents guidelines to assist the clinician during decision-making." Taken from publisher description.
"This text expands the field of dentistry to examine the role it and teeth play in everything from biology to biography. The book offers facts and figures regarding famous historical figures, such as John Hunter, Dr Crippen, Doc Holliday, and Paul Revere, exploring how their connections to dentistry shaped them, as well as the story of the two young dentists who discovered the principles of general anaesthesia." Taken from Bowker Data Service Summary description.
"This book gives you essential skill-buildingtechniques and strategies developed by a team of expert test-prep tutors. Their practical experience and expert coaching will help you master every question type. You'll get all the facts about the exam, hundreds of helpful illustrations, and three full-length practice tests. McGraw-Hill'sDAT guides you step-by-step through your preparation program--and gives you the tools you need to succeed." Taken from publisher description.
"In this volume, members of the International Translational Research Network on Orofacial Neurological Disorders and invited experts provide authoritative overviews of new aspects of motor function and sensation relating to neurological disorders in orofacial regions." Taken from publisher description.
"This volume brings together articles on the topics of bioscience and clincial science, punctuated with illustrations. The first half of the book addresses scientific topics such as diagnosis of periodontal disease using blood and saliva testing; periodontal tissue, salivary gland, and tooth re-generation; tissue-engineered bone; correlation of periodontal disease with cardiovascular disease, preterm low birth weight, and diabetes; and genetic diagnosis of drug-induced gingival overgrowth. In the second half, the focus is on clincial issues, including dentinal remineralization and hypersensitivity; effect of whitening procedures on tooth structure; discriminate removal of carious dentin using a caries detector; nerve injury due to tooth extraction or implant placement; morphologic changes to mandibular canal and maxillary sinus following tooth loss; and identification of vessels and nerves in the maxillary tuberosity for implant placement." Taken from publisher description.
"This book is meant for those (students, dentists and technicians) who want to gain information on how to plan and fabricate a coimplete denture by following a very simple method used successfully in thousands of clinical situations." Taken from Foreword.
"In this book, an attorney with 30 years of experience defending health and dental care providers against malpractice suits offers dental clinicians essential advice and inside information regarding the requirements, skills, and assets that are needed to become a successful defense expert witness." Taken from publisher description.
"The Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Histopathologyis a quick, user-friendly diagnostic reference text on Oral and Maxillofacial Histopathology for general pathologists, dermatopathologists, and ENT pathologists regarding oral and maxillofacial disorders. Comprised of six compact chapters, the Atlas contains the most common as well as unusual entities that are submitted by surgeons working in this anatomic area." Taken for publisher description
"This reference text covers severe lacerations of the facial skin to extreme injuries of the underlying skeleton, nasal and oral lining, and dental structures. It offers a hands-on approach to the management, reconstruction, and restoration of a wide variety of wounds and facial fractures in children and adults." Taken from publisher description
"Covering both popular and advanced cosmetic procedures, Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry enhances your skills in the dental treatments leading to esthetically pleasing restorations. With over 2,400 full-color illustrations, this definitive reference discusses the importance of cariology and caries management, then covers essential topics such as ultraconservative dentistry, color and shade, adhesive techniques, anterior and posterior direct composites, and finishing and polishing." Taken from publisher description
"This book is an encyclopedic collection of data from
scientific papers and textbooks that form the foundation for a sound
understanding of the chemicals used in surgical periodontal therapy. The topics
addressed include treatment with enamel matrix proteins to stimulate
periodontal regeneration, the use of guided tissue regeneration barriers, root
conditioning, and the role of bone grafts and bone graft substitutes in
periodontal therapy" Taken from Publisher's description
"This is an image-rich textbook, containing over 2,300 images in print, and offers the reader a Taken from Preface, viii.
comprehensive review of the oral and maxillofacial complex. Whenever possible and appropriate, cone-beam CT (CBCT) and CT images have been included to illustrate the three-dimensional aspects of the anatomy and pathology."
"[This book] provides dental hygiene and dental assisting students with concrete, practical exercises in oral radiographic procedures and interpretation. The resource serves as a workbook to compliment basicradiology theory texts and is perfect for independent, self-paced practice." Taken from back cover.
"This new text has a wealth of evidence-based information on all facets of restoration of endodontically treated teeth and will serve as an indispensable reference not only for dentists involved in the restoration of pulpless teeth, such as general practitioners and prosthodontists, but also for planning treatment for structurally compromised teeth, such as endodontists, periodontists, and oral surgeons." Taken from Foreword, vii.
"Biomechanics is applied to many fields of dentistry including treatments involving the use of dental implants to provide a means for predicting the clinical outcome. Several experimental and theoretical approaches are being used to accomplish this goal. In writing this humble book, our sincere hope was to provide a brief guide to the apprentice, although any reader interested in dental implant biomechanics can benefit this book to get the most complete picture of clinical/animal/experimental biomechanical studies related to state-of-art dental implants."Taken from Preface, ix
Cardiovascular physiology concepts, 2nd ed. / by Richard E. Klabunds. Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012.
"This monograph emphasizes fundamental concepts needed to understand how the cardiovascular system functions in health and disease. Although emphasis is placed on normal function, disease states are referenced to reinforce and illustrate basic physiological concepts and to provide a clinical context for students" Taken from Publisher Summary.
"Besides most frequently discusses related topics in the field, this edited collection also includes some chapters dedicated to rarely reviewed research areas like preprosthetic orthodontics, brain correlates of wearing denture, psychosomatic aspects of prosthetic dentistry, denture related microbiology and the use of mind-body therapies, physicotherapies as well as complementary and alternative approaches for prosthetic dentistry, which may supply a great want. This book gathers and presents data on the leading edge of prosthetic dentistry" Take from Preface, vii.
"The idea for this book was developed after years of publishing my newsletter, Tax Matters for Dentists. Together with my partners and co-authors, Stive Farronato and Chris Molloy, I write case studies about actual client scenarios and the solutions provided to improve their situations. After creating a collectionof case studies, I wanted to expand upon these concepts and explore them in detail." Taken from Preface, ix.
"[This book] is a comprehensive guide that successfully combines both the theoretical and practical aspects of the field for students and practicing clinicians. This user-friendly textbook is written with clarity and backed up by key points, summary boxes, and directions to further reading." Taken from back cover
"This is an important new resource on the clinical interactions between the practice of orthodontics and other areas of clinical dentistry and medicine. Focusing on patient-centred care, the book integrates the knowledge, skills and experience of many different dental and medical disciplines to help orthodontists arrive at an accurate diagnosis and a comprehensive treatment plan" Taken from publisher's description
"This is a major new work dedicated to the increasingly prominent area of adult orthodontics. Written by renowned contributors from the orthodontic community and beyond, and compiled by a world-class editor, it provides an authoritative resource on the subject, marrying together clinical guidance with a thorough evaluation of the evidence base." Taken from publisher's description
"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." Taken from publisher's description
"This book provides its readers with a structured approach to decision-making and case management in oral rehabilitation. It is built around actual patient cases from simple prosthodontics to complex full-mouth reconstructions, demonstrating a formal process by which a diagnosis and treatment plan is reached. Grounded firmly in evidence-based principles, the book also includes a chapter on literature searching in dentistry, which is critical for acquiring a knowledge-base for informed decisions in clinical treatment". Taken from publisher's description
"Practical Osseous Surgery in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry is a step-by-step manual that guides readers through osseous surgery procedures for treating periodontal issues as well as for ensuring proper anchorage of dental implants. Dibart and Dibart use hundreds of color photographs and succinct text to illustrate and explain the most recent advances and techniques for creating the ideal bone structure for each patient." Taken from publisher's description
"Any professional practice transition activity--whether buying, selling, or associating--is one of the most important events that will happen in your professional career. Dental Practice Transitions Handbook will provide you with the answers to basic questions when considering any transition." Taken from forward.
"Treating the Dental Patient with a Developmental Disorder provides a basic understanding of patients with developmental and intellectual disorders and offers help in communicating with and treating these patients."Taken from back cover.
American Dental Association : Physicians Desk Reference Inc., c2009.
"This essential resource for today's busy dental practice features two clear, concise tables in each chapter, one for drug interactions and the other for prescribing information. This updated reference guides dentists in making the best medication decisions for their practices.
"With the exponential growth of information in today's world, how does the busy orthodontist evaluate evidence that will affect his or her practice? This book was conceived out of a need for evidence regarding relevant clinical topics and ongoing controversies in orthodontics." Taken from Preface.
"[This book] provides a user-friendly resource that brings together information on the scientific basis and clinical practice of all aspects of preventive dentistry. This thorough and all-encompassing resource offers techniques and strategies for maintaining excellent oral health in patients through a regimen of preventive measures" Taken from back cover
"This tenth edition of Mosby's Dental Drug Reference continues Mosby-Elsevier's tradition of providing comprehensive and current information on prescription drugs and recommendations for the care of the dental patients who take them. Taken from Preface
The ultimate compact guide to dental nursing, this handbook provides an essential aid to both trainee and qualified dental nurses. Designed as a quick-reference book, this text is a perfect companion for dental nurses wishing to revise their basic knowledge, brush up on core themes and principles, or simply refresh their knowledge before undertaking a specific task." Taken from back cover
"Dental care and oral health sourcebook offers updated information about mouth and tooth care guidelines for effective hygiene, nutrition, and decay prevention. Facts about tooth pain, dental fillings, orthodontia, cosmetic procedures, root canals and other endodontic treatments, and dental implants are described...This book concludes with guidelines for finding and financing dental care, a glossary of dental care terms, and directories with further information about dental care and oral health services." Taken from back cover
"JAMA and the Archives Journals, one of most respected groups of medical publications in the world, have lent members of their expert staff of professional journal editors to the committee that has produced this edition. Extensively peer-reviewed, the 10th edition provides a welcome and improved standard for the growing international medical community. More than a style manual, this 10th edition offers invaluable guidance on how to navigate the dilemmas that authors and researchers and their institutions, medical editors and publishers, and members of the news media who cover scientific research confront in a society that has thrust these issues center stage." Taken from back cover.
"Dentistry has undergone a major transformation over recent years and decades. New technologies have been developed and a better understanding of biological principles and processes has been gained. Advances in Restorative Dentistry sheds light on these new aspects in preventive dentistry and restorative dentistry. In 25 chapters, an overview of current trends in this diverse and important specialist field for dental practitioners is given. The wealth of illustrations and highlighted key sentences make it easy to incorporate current knowledge into daily practice as well as into teaching and study activities." Taken from back cover.
"This essential textbook presents the complexities of dental statistics in a user friendly way - combining questions, analysis, advice and solutions to practical research problems. It focuses on the principles of statistics and how to apply that knowledge, without complex algebraic formulae. Fully revised and extended and now in its second edition this detailed guide covers new and emerging issues whilst retaining the original focus: understanding statistical concepts rather than the performance of routine calculations. For students, it thoroughly covers the undergraduate dental statistics curriculum, with the added feature of a wide range of useful, practical exercises (multiple choice, short answer questions, and longer problems). For practitioners, especially those involved in the growing number of research networks, it covers study design, providing basic knowledge about the concepts of statistics and how to apply them in dental research." Taken from back cover.
"Dental Terminology, third edition, takes a word-building approach to help dental assistants understand and remember dental terminology. A word bank with pronunciation guides and definitions that apply to practice areas is a resource that dental professionals can use for years to come. The chapters are organized by speciality area, so readers can always find the information quickly. Whether learning in the classroom or on the job, Dental Terminology, third edition, is the easy-to-use reference that comes in handy time and again." Taken from back cover.
"Endodontic Radiology, 2nd edition, is a unique reference that examines all aspects of radiographic imaging related to endodontics. Dr. Bettina Basrani and a team of prestigious international contributors build upon tradtional radiographic techniques and include the latest information available on digital radiographs and cone beam computed tomography. More than an overview of equipment, the book delves into radiographic interpretation, differential diagnosis, technical difficulties and special circumstances when taking radiographs during the endodontic treatment, and how to choose the correct radiographic technique to obtain the desired images. Chapters explain general radiographic techniques; intraoral techniques; standard radiographs and interpretation; digital radiographs and their manipulation, storage, and interpretation; and CBCT principles, techniques, and clinical considerations." Taken from the University of Toronto Libraries' catalogue.
"While aesthetic care has been a part of dentistry for many decades, very few practices are doing as much aesthetic dentistry as they desire. In order to respond to the wishes and demands of dentists' existing and potential patient populations, learning how to build and manage the aesthetic aspect of the practice is essential. The purpose of this book is to provide dentists with the guidelines and strategies to make that happen. Along with Drs Greenwall and Jameson, the reader will hear from some of the best aesthetic dentists from around the world. Each chapter is interpresed with their success strategies. Outstanding members of their teams give you their insights along with the thoughts and reflections of dentists." Taken from back cover. Zygomatic implants: the anatomy-guided approach/ by Carlos Aparicio Quintessence Publishing, 2012
"This book reviews the zygomatic implant approach in its current state, including not only the successes and improvements, but also the possible complications and their eventual resolution. Thanks to this approach, extreme cases can have fixed dentition in very few hours, with no grafts, no general anesthesia, or morbidity from a donor site. Thus, a technique of relative complexity becomes a minimally invasive procedure, since its application minimizes and simplifies patient treatment. This book will help the healthcare provider to establish clear guidelines for the rational and optimized use of zygomatic implants in the rehabilitation of the edentulous patient." Taken from back cover.