This 4th edition is an essential scientific & clinical building block for understanding the etiology & treatment of teeth with pulpal & periapical diseases. You'll easily understand & learn procedures through step-by-step explanations accompanied by illustrations, as well as video clips included on CD.
The new 3rd Edition of this fundamental text covers basic, "need to know" topics in endodontics, written at a level that's ideal for both the undergraduate dental student as well as the practitioner. The book's unique approach includes detailed coverage of the basic sciences and separate chapters on practical topics such as referral, patient education, procedural accidents, and radiography. New chapters, expanded topics, and additional illustrations bring this Edition fully up-to-date with the fast-paced field of endodontics.
Problem Solving in Endodontics, 5th Edition, by James L. Gutmann and Paul Lovdahl, offers updated techniques and an evidence-based approach to the most common procedures performed at chairside. Ideal for both endodontists and general dentists, this thoroughly revised reference combines the precision of quality endodontic care with achievable and pain-free outcomes for the patient. Each chapter has been carefully designed so that you'll quickly grasp the anatomy, the instruments needed, and what procedures should be performed -- all supplemented by boxed clinical case examples and tips. Going beyond problem solving, it also addresses the major issues in diagnostic, anatomic, restorative, periodontic, traumatic, and surgical aspects of tooth retention. Provides chairside guidance for the endodontic procedures most commonly performed by endodontists and general dentists. Entire text has expanded concepts that are verified in new drawings and clinically relevant cases. Integrates new technologies and materials into every chapter that when applied result in predictable and optimal outcomes. Establishes clear parameters for the retention of teeth. Correlates optimal patient outcomes with an evidence-based approach. Reflects the practical expertise of renowned endodontics authority and past President of the AAE, Dr. James Gutmann, and endodontics specialist, Dr. Paul Lovdahl. Every chapter has been completely rewritten, and concepts have been integrated for quick recognition, understanding and application to common, everyday challenges. The Surgery section has been expanded with new case studies, and more in-depth coverage of indications and applications for surgeries, such as crown-lengthening technique, periradicular surgery to manage perforations and resorptive defects, and other endodontically-related problems. The approach of this text is to teach the clinician how to recognize and analyze the problems encountered and to synthesize the data for realistic and successful outcomes. To help you make the best clinical decisions, this edition contains new chapters and new sections on diagnosis and treatment planning that presents crucial information on Radiographic Images, Differential Diagnosis of Bony Defects, Diagnosis of Treatment Failure, and Diagnosis of Non-odontogenic Pain. Retains a succinct, user-friendly format with a new design that includes hundreds of NEW high-quality clinical photos and art. Offers broader coverage of tooth trauma with established treatment planning outcomes. ALL references are updated and annotated in the text. Provides a practical, problem-solving approach with new chapters on: radiographic technique and interpretation; impact of pulp disease on the periodontium and vice versa; treatment failure and tooth retention; how to differentiate problems of pulp/periodontium from those that are non-odontogenic in nature; vital pulp therapy; and more.
By providing the most radiography practice and placing it within a unique Q&A format with detailed answers and rationales to ensure comprehension, Exercises in Oral Radiology and Interpretation, 5th Edition, is specifically designed to complement radiography instruction throughout the continuum of dental professions. For more than 35 years, this go-to supplement has bridged the gap between the classroom and the clinic, providing hundreds of opportunities to practice and master image interpretation. It serves as a valuable adjunct to the core content presentation, with more than 600 images with case scenarios, plus examples, questions, and tips to fill in the gap in textbook coverage and prepare you for clinical experiences and classroom and board exams. UNIQUE! Hybrid atlas/question-and-answer format focuses your energies on applying core text content within hundreds of practice opportunities — both knowledge-based and critical thinking — to better prepare you for clinical experiences. Hundreds of clinical photos and radiographs allow you to see not only how images should be obtained, but also how to identify normal and abnormal findings on radiographs. 525 test questions, organized by radiation science and assessment/interpretation, offer board review practice. A back-of-book answer key contains detailed answers and rationales for each Q&A set within each chapter, in addition to simple answers for the board review questions. Comprehensive coverage of all dental imaging techniques and errors, as well as normal and abnormal findings, makes this supplement a must-have throughout your radiography courses, as a board study tool, and as a clinical reference. Emphasis on application through case-based items that encourage you to read, comprehend, and assimilate content to formulate a well-reasoned answer. Approachable, straightforward writing style keeps the focus on simply stated, succinct questions and answers, leaving out extraneous details that may confuse you. Chapter Goals and Learning Objectives serve as checkpoints to ensure content comprehension and mastery. Written by two highly trusted, longtime opinion leaders, educators, and clinicians in oral medicine and oral radiology, Bob Langlais and Craig Miller, this valuable instructional and study aid promotes classroom and clinical success. NEW! Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) chapter covers the technique, equipment, sample images, and cases related to CBCT. NEW! Implant Imaging chapter covers the vital role that imaging plays in successful dental implant therapy. NEW! NEW! Art program features full-color anatomy illustrations and technique photos as well as a variety of radiographs, providing hundreds of examples that promote practice and mastery in image evaluation. NEW! Focus on digital imaging to ensure that you are practicing with examples and questions that reflect modern dental practice. NEW! Content on panoramic imaging, including the panoramic bite-wing and periapical images and modern equipment such as hybrid panoramic machines exposes you to cutting-edge equipment and its use. NEW! Expanded coverage of radiation principles, safety, and infection control provides a more comprehensive product. EXPANDED! An updated test-prep section includes 525 questions to help you excel on classroom and board exams.
This definitive resource offers a complete look at the practice of periodontics, from theories and concepts to practical clinical applications. It embraces a vision of periodontology and implant denistry for today's dental practice that simultaneously expands horizons to meet the needs of patients in the future. It features a unique approach that stresses the role of diagnosis and treatment in controlling infection and establishing an oral environment that is conductive to the patient's well-being. Guided by a firm understanding of the pathobiology of periodontal disease and other oral infections, this book details new knowledge in the field of periodontal medicine, nonsurgical care, periodontal surgery, oral plastic and reconstructive surgical techniques, and dental implant therapy.
The new edition of this highly successful book continues to offer readers everything they require to gain a full understanding of microbiology as it relates to modern dental practice. The rich combination of easy-to-read text together with the extensive artwork programme makes Essential Microbiology for Dentistry the first choice of microbiology textbook for many students of dentistry worldwide. Comprehensive coverage of the subject area makes the book suitable for all aspects of the curriculum Almost 300 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Contains ‘Key Facts’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires Self-assessment sections at the end of each chapter allow students to assess their understanding in key areas of knowledge Addresses the subject on a strictly ‘need-to-know for the dentist’ approach [e.g. only salient bacteria are included with thumbnail sketches of viruses and fungi] Contains a detailed - and now expanded - glossary and abbreviations list Contains the latest organism nomenclature and information regarding unculturable bacteria and novel molecular technology Includes a highly expanded section on oral biofilms and their relevance to systemic disease such as heart disease, diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes and nosocomial pneumonia Contains a brand new section on oral immunology – prepared by guest authors – as relevant to dentistry Contains a new section on the microbiology of perimplantitis Presents a fully revised and expanded section on infection control in dentistry encompassing British and American guidelines
The New Edition of this comprehensive, highly respected reference encompasses the entire current state of knowledge about obstetric anesthesia. Edited by a leading authority in the field, it covers everything from basic science...through the various anesthesia techniques for labor and delivery...to the full range of anesthetic and obstetric complications, as well as medical disorders during pregnancy. Emphasizes the treatment of the fetus and the mother as separate patients with distinct needs. Delivers contributions from many leaders in the fields of obstetric anesthesia and maternal-fetal medicine in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain. Offers abundant figures, tables, and boxes that illustrate the step-by-step management of a full range of Presents key point summaries in each chapter for quick, convenient reference. Covers all the latest guidelines and protocols for safe and effective practice. Explores hot new topics such as laparoscopic surgery and assisted-reproductive surgery. Features comprehensive updates throughout, with references as recent as 2003. Includes several chapters rewritten in their entirety by completely new contributors. With over 65 contributors
The Principles of Endodontics, Second Edition integrates theory with practice to produce an ideal introduction to endodontics. Fully illustrated and written in a straightfoward style, this guide demystifies a core aspect of the clinical practice of dentistry.
Pharmacology, 4th Edition helps you master the "must-know" concepts in this subject and how they apply to everyday clinical problem solving and decision making. This concise yet comprehensive text clearly explains and illustrates challenging concepts and helps you retain the material - from course exams and the USMLE Step 1 right through to clinical practice. Quickly reference essential information thanks to abundant tables throughout, and drug classification boxes at the beginning of each chapter. See how pharmacology applies to practice with real-world case studies. Prepare for exams with self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter. Understand complex concepts visually with the aid of superb full-color illustrations. Access the complete contents online at www.studentconsult.com, along with an additional glossary, chapter-by-chapter summaries and case studies, a full list of featured drugs, 150 USMLE-style questions, animations, and more. Learn the latest pharmacologic mechanisms and applications with new and updated drug information throughout. Be aware of new "off label" uses, including important FDA regulations.
Written by dentists for dentists – authors who know exactly what students need for safe clinical practice Includes comprehensive coverage of the soft tissues of the oral region and skeletal structures of the head, including vasculature and innervation Contains topics not found in other titles – including tooth eruption morphology and the effects of aging on teeth and associated soft tissues Includes clear discussion of sectional and functional morphology – mastication, swallowing, and speech Addresses physical and chemical properties of the tooth structure – enamel, dentine, pulp and cementum Many chapters include Clinical Considerations which explore pathological findings relating to the topic as well as other areas of importance such as the use of local anaesthesia, TMJ disorders and malocclusion Explores bone structure and remodelling – including potential bone atrophy following tooth extraction, its relevance to orthodontic treatment and implantology, trauma and malignancy Rich with over 1000 images including schematic artworks, radiological images, electron-micrographs, cadaveric and clinical photographs all specially selected to make learning and recall as easy as possible Includes the use of mnemonics and emboldened key terms to aid recall On-line self-assessment module aids revision and self-testing Many topics now boxed to aid learning and rapid revision Explores recent areas of research including tissue engineering techniques, TMJ replacement and the discovery of new chromosomal abnormalities
Textbook and Color Atlas of Traumatic Injuries to the Teeth, Fifth Edition encompasses the full scope of acute dental trauma, including all aspects of interdisciplinary treatment. New edition of the definitive reference on dental traumatology Thoroughly revised and updated with a modern look and feel Eight new chapters on innovative developments in the field Contributions from world-renowned authors and editors Linked to dentaltraumaguide.org with a specific chapter on how the book complements the online guide
Covering both popular and advanced cosmetic procedures, Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry enhances your skills in the dental treatments leading to esthetically pleasing restorations. With over 1,600 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. Popular esthetic treatment options are described in detail, including bleaching or tooth whitening, direct and porcelain veneers, and esthetic inlays and onlays. Coverage of advanced cosmetic procedures includes implants, perioesthethics, ortho-esthetics, and pediatric esthetics, providing a solid understanding of treatments that are less common but can impact patient outcomes. Developed by Dr. George A. Freedman, a renowned leader in the field, Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry also allows you to earn Continuing Education credits as you improve your knowledge and skills. Continuing Education credits are available, allowing you to earn one to two CE credits per chapter. Detailed coverage of popular esthetic procedures includes bleaching, direct and porcelain veneers, inlays and onlays, posts and cores, porcelain-fused-to-metal restorations, zirconium crowns and bridges, and complete dentures. Coverage of advanced procedures includes implants, perioesthethics, ortho-esthetics, pediatric esthetics, and sleep-disordered breathing, providing a solid understanding of less-frequently encountered topics that impact the esthetic treatment plan and outcomes. Coverage of key esthetic dentistry topics and fundamental skills includes cariology and caries management, understanding dental materials, photography, understanding and manipulating of color and shade, adhesive techniques, anterior and posterior direct composites, and finishing and polishing. Over 1,600 full-color photos and illustrations help to clarify important concepts and techniques, and show treatments from beginning of the case to the final esthetic results. Well-known and respected lead author George A. Freedman is a recognized author, educator, and speaker, and past president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and co-founder of the Canadian Academy for Esthetic Dentistry. Expert contributors are leading educators and practicing clinicians, including names such as Irvin Smigel (the father of esthetic dentistry), Chuck N. Maragos (the father of contemporary diagnostics), Wayne Halstrom (a pioneer in the area of dental sleep medicine), David Clark (one of the pioneers of the microscope in restorative dentistry and founder the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry), Edward Lynch (elected the most influential person in UK Dentistry in 2010 by his peers), Joseph Massad (creator, producer, director, and moderator of two of the most popular teaching videos on the subject of removable prosthodontics), Simon McDonald (founder and CEO of Triodent Ltd, an international dental manufacturing and innovations company), and many more!
Offering practical tips and expert answers to topics in dentistry and oral medicine, Dental Secrets, 4th Edition provides an ideal preparation tool for exams, clinical rotations, and board certification. A concise, illustrated Q&A format covers key areas such as oral pathology and radiology, periodontology, endodontics, restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, orthodontics, infection control, and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Written by Stephen Sonis and a team of expert contributors, this mini-reference makes it easier to prepare for real-world clinical scenarios and review for the NBDE and other certification exams. Over 2,000 questions include concise answers for core topics in dentistry and oral medicine, providing valuable pearls, tips, memory aids, and ‘secrets.’ Question-and-answer format makes this the perfect review tool for certification exams, a clinical refresher, or a quick reference guide. Over 100 illustrations, tables, and bulleted lists highlight key information. Expert contributors share practical tips, answers, and secrets on safe and effective dentistry practice. UPDATED content includes the latest advances in the science and practice of dentistry, including CBCT, CAMBRA, new methods for diagnosing caries, mini dental implants, platform switching, early childhood caries (ECC), and more. NEW illustrations provide high-quality dental images. NEW two-color design highlights questions and other features such as tables, boxes, and bulleted lists, making it easier to find information. Three NEW contributors — Nathaniel Treister, Jennifer Frustino, and David Kim — provide fresh insight in the chapters on treatment planning and oral diagnosis, periodontology, restorative dentistry, and prosthodontics.
Develop your skills in evaluation and dental treatment planning for all types of patients! Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry, 3rd Edition provides a full-color guide to creating treatment plans based on a comprehensive patient assessment. Using evidence-based research, this book shows how risk assessment, prognosis, and expected treatment outcomes factor into the planning process. New chapters cover patient diagnosis and team-based treatment planning, and a new Evolve website includes videos, case scenarios, and decision-making algorithms. Written by experienced dentistry educators Stephen Stefanac and Samuel Nesbit, this book is the only dental resource that combines patient examination and oral diagnosis with treatment planning. Clear, logical organization builds your understanding with sections on comprehensive patient evaluation, key treatment planning concepts, a detailed review of the five phases of planning treatment and guidelines for selecting the appropriate plan of care, and care planning for patients with special needs. In Clinical Practice boxes highlight situations that may be faced by the general dentist. What's the Evidence? boxes cite research articles affecting clinical decision-making and treatment planning strategies. Ethics in Dentistry boxes address ethical issues you may encounter in treatment planning. Review exercises in each chapter let you apply concepts to clinical practice. Expert authors and contributors provide a current, authoritative resource for effective treatment planning. Key Terms and a Glossary highlight and define important terminology. Evidence-based coverage demonstrates how to use research and clinical evidence in making treatment planning decisions. NEW Common Diagnoses in Dentistry chapter provides guidelines to making an accurate patient diagnosis prior to beginning treatment. NEW Interprofessional Treatment Planning chapter describes dental care in the context of a team-based collaborative approach, so that the dental treatment plan aligns with the overall treatment goals of the patient. NEW! Full-color photographs illustrate clinical principles and pathologies, and a colorful design highlights key content. UPDATED content reflects advances in dental techniques, materials, and patient treatment options based on research, clinical experience, and current literature. NEW resources on an Evolve website include videos, case-based scenarios, and decision-making algorithms.
The most comprehensive reference available on equine surgery, this book prepares the veterinary surgeon for managing each surgical condition by understanding its pathophysiology and evaluating alternative surgical approaches. Explanations describe how to avoid surgical infections, select and use instruments, and perfect fundamental surgical techniques including incisions, cautery, retractions, irrigation, surgical suction, wound closure, dressings, bandages, and casts. World-renowned contributors include over 70 of the most expert equine specialist surgeons, each providing current and accurate information. Complete coverage of all information needed to study for the American and European College of Veterinary Surgeons Board Examinations makes this edition an excellent study tool. Section on anesthesiology and pain management prepares you to manage these critical aspects of any surgery. Extensive, up-to-date orthopedic coverage includes joint disorders and joint trauma. Section on integumentary system contains information on wound management, reconstructive surgery, and skin grafting. Section on the alimentary system covers postoperative care, complications and reoperation guidelines. New techniques in vascular surgery keep you current on best practices. The most comprehensive text on equine surgery focuses on diagnosis and treatment to provide equine practitioners with the information they need to effectively manage and surgically treat equine disorders. Broad collection of high-quality images that were taken by the contributors during surgical procedures to provide the best instructions for other surgeons. NEW! More clinical detail on treatment, diagnosis, and procedures offers more practical information for the general equine practitioner while providing an up-to-date resource for specialists. Minimally invasive surgery and regenerative medicine also have a more prominent role in this edition. NEW! Section on Diagnostic Imaging Examination includes chapters on Radiography, Ultrasonography, Nuclear Scintigraphy, Computed Tomography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. NEW! Completely updated sections including the Eye and Adnexa and Urinary System feature new authors and chapter content. NEW! Expanded section on The Musculoskeletal System includes all new chapters on Metallic Instruments and Implants, Management of Bursitis, and Postoperative Physiotherapy Surgery for the Orthopedic Patient. ALL NEW! Chapters on Regenerative Medicine, Chemical Restraint for Long Standing, Radiography, Ultrasonography, Nuclear Scintigraphy, Computed Tomography, Metallic Instruments and Implants, Management of Bursitis, and Postoperative Physiotherapy for the Orthopedic Patient bring practitioners up to date with best practices.
Learn need-to-know information on more than 300 dental instruments! Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 6th Edition, makes it quick and easy for dental assistants and hygienists to master the identification and use of instruments and equipment used in everyday practice. It includes nearly 700 photographs and illustrations along with monographs describing each instrument’s use, characteristics, practice considerations, and sterilization. It’s also easy to review and to assess your knowledge, thanks to the flashcard-style, flip-book format. This spiral-bound guide is ideal both for study and for chairside reference. Clear, consistent format includes a photo of each instrument along with its name, functions, characteristics, practice notes, and sterilization, with chapters progressing from basic instruments to more specialized instruments. Nearly 700 high-quality photographs and illustrations include both full and close-up views to help you quickly and accurately identify and differentiate dental instruments. Flashcard format makes it easy to quiz yourself and assess your knowledge of dental instruments. Pocket size, spiral binding, and Velcro® closure makes the book ideal for on-the-go study and ease of use. Interactive review activities on the Evolve companion website include chapter quizzes as well as tray setup exercises and questions. NEW content includes modern sickle scalers, Invisalign, CAD/CAM for orthodontics, magnified cameras for endodontics, temporary anchorage devices, cordless prophy handpieces, and more. NEW images of instruments include modern professional photographs, specifically many close-up views of instrument tips, and high-quality drawings of details that cannot be shown in a photograph. EXPANDED! In-use photos and illustrations show instruments or equipment within the context of dental care.
When Money Dies is the classic history of what happens when a nation’s currency depreciates beyond recovery. In 1923, with its currency effectively worthless (the exchange rate in December of that year was one dollar to 4,200,000,000,000 marks), the German republic was all but reduced to a barter economy. Expensive cigars, artworks, and jewels were routinely exchanged for staples such as bread; a cinema ticket could be bought for a lump of coal; and a bottle of paraffin for a silk shirt. People watched helplessly as their life savings disappeared and their loved ones starved. Germany’s finances descended into chaos, with severe social unrest in its wake. Money may no longer be physically printed and distributed in the voluminous quantities of 1923. However, “quantitative easing,” that modern euphemism for surreptitious deficit financing in an electronic era, can no less become an assault on monetary discipline. Whatever the reason for a country’s deficit—necessity or profligacy, unwillingness to tax or blindness to expenditure—it is beguiling to suppose that if the day of reckoning is postponed economic recovery will come in time to prevent higher unemployment or deeper recession. What if it does not? Germany in 1923 provides a vivid, compelling, sobering moral tale.
"Nearly three decades ago, Samuel Seltzer and I. B. Bender pioneered the concept of developing biologically based recommendations for the clinical practice of endodontics and restorative dentistry. This concept was the cornerstone of their classic textbook, The Dental Pulp. Seltzer and Bender's Dental Pulp represents the evolution of that book and of the philosophical principles on which it was based. Today we know that pulp tissue plays a central role in both local and systemic health. This book presents the latest research on the dental pulp and its interaction with other tissues. Each chapter provides an introduction to its major themes for the busy clinician or dental student, as well as a set of biologically based clinical recommendations for restorative and endodontic procedures. "--Publisher.

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