This book is an easy-to-use guide to all aspects of infection control and decontamination that will support the implementation of effective measures for risk reduction in dental practice.
Among the topics addressed are the principles and practicalities of cleaning and sterilizing dental instruments, the role of personal protective equipment, the design and use of decontamination rooms, choice of dental equipment, environmental disinfection, and considerations relating to dental unit water lines.
This guide to fixed appliance-based orthodontics is designed to serve as a comprehensive ‘how to’ manual.
With the aid of a wealth of superb illustrations, instruction is provided on all aspects of fixed appliance treatment, including bracket placement and positioning, archwire selection and engagement, use of auxiliaries, placement of fixed retainers, and wire bending.
The supporting text presents important information underpinning the selection of attachments and mechanics, emphasising the relative merits and demerits of the various approaches with appropriate use of key referencing.
It will offer detailed support on the use of fixed orthodontic appliances for undergraduates and postgraduates and those starting with practical orthodontic treatments, while providing a valuable refresher and reference for more experienced clinicians.
Explains the effects of a wide variety of medical and surgical conditions on patients seen in everyday dental practice. Addresses considerations in particular patient populations.
The book describes impacts on treatment planning and provides guidance on drug interactions.
Provides a sound evidence base for provision of information and advice on the main aspects of oral health.
Uses a simple scheme to indicate the strength of supporting scientific evidence in each instance
Based on a consensus of scientific opinion from a group of leading dental experts.
This book is a state of the art clinical guide to contemporary materials and techniques for the restoration of individual teeth and implants.
It fully reflects the important developments in the field over the past 15 years, including in particular the shift away from wholesale use of crowns towards adhesive dentistry and less invasive extra-coronal restorations.
The book opens by considering the principles and evidence base relating to the longevity of restorations of teeth and implants.
Importantly, it explains how to ensure “a healthy start” and manage future risks.
Material choice and aesthetic issues are then discussed, before all aspects of the planning and provision of extra-coronal restorations are examined in depth.
The coverage also includes the adaptation of crowns to existing partial dentures. In line with modern dental education, each chapter begins with clinically relevant learning objectives, and helpful clinical tips are highlighted.
The book will be of value for senior dental undergraduates, postgraduates, and practicing dentists and its scientific content will be of interest to dental academics.
This book, designed to meet the needs of clinicians, clearly explains the rationale and technique for the rehabilitation of fully edentulous patients utilizing traditional graftless concepts as well as zygomatic implant strategies when posterior support cannot be achieved by the former means.
Considerations relevant to treatment planning and the biomechanics of immediate loading and zygomatic implants are first discussed. The techniques for placement of traditional tilted and zygomatic implants and for immediate loading of a full arch restoration are then described step by step.
Detailed information and guidance are also provided on the different materials available for full arch restorations, laboratory aspects of the definitive restoration, maintenance of restorations, and management of prosthetic and surgical complications.
The book concludes with a helpful series of clinical cases. Graftless Solutions for the Edentulous Patient is designed particularly for clinicians with experience in placing and restoring dental implants.
This classic textbook has been completely updated and modernised for today's clinical practice. It includes over 300 full-colour clinical and pathological illustrations. Focusing on common diseases, it addresses advances in diagnostic techniques and evidence-based management guidelines. This book integrates key aspects of oral medicine including the oral manifestations of systemic disease. It highlights key points throughout the chapters to focus learning and to aid understanding.
This new edition of Paediatric Dentistry is a trustworthy guide to the essentials of paediatric dentistry for both students and practitioners alike.
Written in a user-friendly style, this textbook contains over 18 fully up-to-date and comprehensive chapters.
All content has been carefully structured to ensure the reader is provided with both key theoretical and practical information on paediatric dental care.
Chapter content ranges from dental trauma and child safeguarding through to prevention and restorative treatments, in addition to further content on oral surgery and paediatric oral medicine.
Each chapter is complemented by the use of key point boxes, full colour illustrations, and photographs to enhance the understanding clinical technique.
With recommended further reading and extensive key references, this core text also encourages students to critically analyse and evaluate evidence.
Edited by a team of experts in the field, this is an excellent introduction to the field of paediatric dentistry for both undergraduate and post-graduate students as well as a key source of reference for practising clinicians.
Head, Neck, and Dental Emergencies, Second Edition provides the reader with a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of all urgent or emergent problems that occur above the collar bones.
Emergency care must be simple and quick so this guide comprises short notes, diagrams, and photographs, with an emphasis on establishing the diagnosis while maintaining a high index of suspicion.
New features for this edition are aimed at assisting a rapid diagnosis. Chapters are symptom-based and structured around how the patients present. Quick-reference boxes at the start of each chapter list common presentations and their causes, followed by tips and tricks on what to look for and what questions to ask the patient.
Fully comprehensive, this new edition also has two new chapters on 'The Nose' and 'The Throat'
The field of tooth whitening has continued to develop as more and more dental practitioners have turned to cosmetic dentistry and associated aesthetic facial procedures.
This new edition of an acclaimed text covers recent technical innovations, but also looks at the latest innovations in practice to treat the single tooth or lesions and white spots.
The editor is extremely well placed to give expert advice on how to incorporate whitening into a full aesthetic facial practice.
Pediatric Dentistry: A Clinical Approach, Third Edition provides a uniquely clear, comprehensive, and clinical approach to the dental treatment of children and adolescents.
This new title offers systematic coverage of all clinical, scientific and social topics relating to pediatric dentistry.
It is a thoroughly revised and updated new edition, with an increased focus on evidence based care, and includes three new chapters on genetics, child abuse and neglected children, and ethics.
Pedodontic endodontics is now covered by two chapters, one on primary teeth and one on young permanent teeth.
The new edition features a companion website with interactive self-assessment questions.
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.