This book reviews the evidence relating to the mechanisms, clinical efficacy, safety/toxicity, and clinical application of tooth whitening techniques and materials.
All clinical techniques are profusely illustrated step by step.
The book is divided into four parts, the first of which explains how tooth whitening with peroxides works and examines the overall safety of peroxides and potential complications.
The findings of clinical trials with peroxide-based materials for clinical practice are then examined, with discussion of a wide range of issues in at-home whitening and in-office whitening.
The third part focuses on the techniques of enamel microabrasion and resin infiltration, which entail removal of a microscopic layer of enamel and may be used to improve tooth color either alone or in combination with peroxides. The concluding part includes a variety of informative clinical cases using combined bleaching and restorative techniques for discolored teeth.
Tooth Whitening — An Evidence-Based Perspective will be of interest for dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and others with an interest in the subject.
Taking its lead from the concept of delivering oral care using a
team approach, this book considers how the whole team can
contribute to providing the very best care and support to each and
every patient. In its practical approach to the subject, the book
identifies methods in which feedback from patients can best be
gathered and the ways in which it can be advantageously utilised.
A whole chapter is devoted to how complaints can be handled,
both to retain satisfied patients and also to drive up standards.
Drawing on the latest research, this book offers a
practical, jargon-free overview of the dentist-patient
relationship, with the aim of creating greater job
satisfaction for the dentist as well as the provision of
better dental care. The book reinforces that pragmatic
approach but adds the advantages of understanding and
applying practical psychological strategies to improve
and underpin it. The central theme of the book is that
dental health care is a two-person endeavour rather than
something that one person does to another.
The latest edition of this already firmly established title is an essential guide for all involved in the provision of oral health education and an ideal companion to the updated Delivering better oral health: an evidence-based toolkit for prevention which was published last year. This seventh edition of the book, which originally surfaced in 1976, has been updated to account for the ever-changing evidence base of the topic.
This book provides practical, clinical
techniques to help dentists identify
the aetiological factors responsible for
erosion, abrasion and attrition and offers
assistance in planning and delivering
appropriate patient care.
Now entering its 40th anniversary, the fifth edition of Oral Anatomy, Histology and Embryology has been thoroughly overhauled, updated and augmented to meet the needs of dental students worldwide.
Now available with new pedagogic features and an enhanced illustration program, Oral Anatomy, Histology and Embryology 5th edition also comes with a free online program containing a wide selection of MCQs and additional learning exercises to allow readers to test and reinforce their knowledge.