This book is an up-to-date guide to the diagnosis and management of the oral and orofacial conditions that may be encountered by dentists in primary care.
Now in its fourth edition, the book has been completely restructured to provide a clinical signs and symptoms approach to disease that will enhance the ability of clinicians to establish the correct diagnosis.
This is achieved by the lavish use of high-quality colour clinical illustrations that cover the full spectrum of conditions seen most frequently in the dental surgery.
In addition, contemporary information on patient management is presented in a clear and reader-friendly style.
The book provides the clinician with an extremely useful tool for clinical diagnosis and delivery of the highest quality patient care.
The contents are of direct relevance to all members of the dental team, not only in general practice but also in specialist settings.
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 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 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 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.