After more than twenty years of recognition as the indispensable guide for all dental students and practitioners, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry has been fully revised and updated for its new sixth edition, now better than ever! The authors have distilled the essentials of clinical practice into a readily accessible style. Concise and practically focused, the handbook balances a pragmatic approach alongside evidence-based clinical knowledge, guidelines and protocols. This handbook is in full colour, with even more images and diagrams to aid understanding. It has been fully updated with sources and further reading, including the most up-to-date e-learning and web resources. The handbook includes revised chapters on fast-moving areas of dental practice such as therapeutics and anaesthesia, as well as updates on the aetiology and management of cancer, reflecting recent discoveries. New material also includes the impact of bisphosphonates, and new approaches to the management of Class III malocclusions in the growing child. Sections on the differences in healthcare and legal requirements of the UK devolved countries have been added, and all life support protocols have been updated. This concise and practical distillation of the essential knowledge and skills for dental practice has been highly regarded by dental students and practitioners for over twenty years. Now it is more vital than ever for you to ensure the most up-to-date edition is always close to hand!
This new 3rd edition includes 19 new illustrated case studies, a new chapter on locking plates and has been thoroughly updated to reflect progress in this fast moving field. This edition is supplemented by a DVD which includes information on removal of broken implants, preparation of antibiotic rods and the removal of broken implant bolts. Key Points - Begins with a brief overview of the history and biomechanics of the technique, including a chapter covering the difficulties, complications and special intra-operative situations. - A new section on the special considerations for the use of locking plates, biological & bridge plating. - Explains the use of LCP as an internal fixator and the pre-conditions for bridge plating, its indications and biomechanical basis. - Demonstrates the diverse types of nails and numerous methods of usage, including the introduction of better nail designs and innovations in interlocking techniques after the universal availability of image intensifiers. - Discusses complications associated with the procedure of nailing, locking and implant removal along with practical solutions. - A new photo gallery including images of case-studies of 19 patients
The Handbook of Clinical Techniques in Pediatric Dentistry provides the clinician with an increased level of expertise and skills for timely identification and intervention for various presentations in the developing dentition. It also clearly describes procedures for treatment in the primary and young permanent dentitions, including pulp therapy for primary and young permanent molars, extractions, space maintenance, and more. The most commonly encountered treatment needs are discussed with the goal of increasing clinician and staff confidence while decreasing chair-time and stress. With an emphasis on practical instruction, The Handbook of Clinical Techniques in Pediatric Dentistry is ideal for pediatric and general dentists, pediatric residents, and dental students taking clinical pediatric courses.
Author: Laura Mitchell,David A. Mitchell,Lorna McCaul
Publisher: Oxford University Press
This handbook covers the whole of clinical dentistry in a concise, easy to read format. It is suitable for and read by both undergraduate and qualified dentists. It is the largest selling book in this field and this new edition has been extensively rewritten, including a new chapter and contains many more pictures and diagrams in full colour. It has been recommended by reviewers as an essential purchase for ALL dental students and the qualified practitioner. InDentistry this is the book they all buy.
An enlightening look at a cardiac condition that can cause fatigue, fainting, and other symptoms—yet often goes undiagnosed. After Sharon Anderson discovered that she had Mitral Valve Prolapse, she set out to learn as much as she could about this little-known heart problem—a syndrome that can lead to palpitations, fainting, fatigue, shortness of breath, migraine headaches, chest pain, episodes of extremely rapid or irregular heartbeat, dizziness, and lightheadedness, and in some cases, fatal complications. In this comprehensive study that grew out of her research, she reveals the facts about this disease in hopes of helping others avoid the risks associated with it. The book was praised as “remarkable” by none other than J.B. Barlow, the world-renowned South African physician who first described MVP, telling Anderson, “you have probably read more on this subject than anybody else—including myself and all other cardiologists—who have been intimately involved in the field for decades.” This is not only one woman’s compelling medical memoir but a “remarkably well-written” overview of this not-so-rare condition (Leonore Fleischer, Publishers Weekly). “A revealing exposé of an often misunderstood syndrome . . . backed with sound scientific knowledge.” —Barry S. Krasner, MD
Gregory M. Schuster,Gregory J. Wetterhus,Phyllis Dryden
Author: Gregory M. Schuster,Gregory J. Wetterhus,Phyllis Dryden
This handbook covers the clinical aspects and procedures of dental assisting in an easy to use pocket sized format. Includes step-by-step instructions for performing a full range of procedures and discusses operatory set-up, dental assisting duties, dental forms and charts, objectives of operative procedures, infection control, and much more.
Containing chapter contributions from over 130 experts, this unique publication is the first handbook dedicated to the physics and technology of X-ray imaging, offering extensive coverage of the field. This highly comprehensive work is edited by one of the world’s leading experts in X-ray imaging?physics and technology and has been created with guidance from a Scientific Board containing respected and renowned scientists from around the world. The book's scope includes 2D and 3D X-ray imaging techniques from soft-X-ray to megavoltage energies, including computed tomography, fluoroscopy, dental imaging and small animal imaging, with several chapters dedicated to breast imaging techniques. 2D and 3D industrial imaging is incorporated, including imaging of artworks. Specific attention is dedicated to techniques of phase contrast X-ray imaging. The approach undertaken is one that illustrates the theory as well as the techniques and the devices routinely used in the various fields. Computational aspects are fully covered, including 3D reconstruction algorithms, hard/software phantoms, and computer-aided diagnosis. Theories of image quality are fully illustrated. Historical, radioprotection, radiation dosimetry, quality assurance and educational aspects are also covered. This handbook will be suitable for a very broad audience, including graduate students in medical physics and biomedical engineering; medical physics residents; radiographers; physicists and engineers in the field of imaging and non-destructive industrial testing using X-rays; and scientists interested in understanding and using X-ray imaging techniques. The handbook's editor, Dr. Paolo Russo, has over 30 years’ experience in the academic teaching of medical physics and X-ray imaging research. He has authored several book chapters in the field of X-ray imaging, is Editor-in-Chief of an international scientific journal in medical physics, and has responsibilities in the publication committees of international scientific organizations in medical physics.
This issue of the Medical Clinics of North America, devoted to Oral Medicine, is edited by Drs. Eric T. Stoopler and Thomas P. Sollecito. Articles in this issue include: Anatomical and examination considerations of the oral cavity; Common dental and periodontal diseases; Common dental and orofacial trauma; Normal variations of oral anatomy and common oral soft tissue lesions; Oral cancer; Oral mucosal disorders; Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs); Orofacial pain syndromes; and Salivary gland disorders.
Louis H. Berman,Kenneth M. Hargreaves,Steven R. Cohen
Author: Louis H. Berman,Kenneth M. Hargreaves,Steven R. Cohen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
The definitive endodontics reference, Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp is known for its comprehensive coverage of leading-edge information, materials, and techniques. It examines all aspects of endodontic care, from preparing the clinician and patient for endodontic treatment to the role the endodontist can play in the treatment of traumatic injuries and to the procedures used in the treatment of pediatric and older patients. Not only does Hargreaves and Cohen’s 10th edition add five chapters on hot new topics, it also includes online access! As an Expert Consult title, Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp lets you search the entire contents of the book on your computer, and includes five online chapters not available in the printed text, plus videos, a searchable image collection, and more. For evidence-based endodontics research and treatment, this is your one-stop resource!
Boston John D. Da Silva Director of Advanced Graduate Education Harvard School of Dental Medicine,Boston David A. Mitchell Director of Advanced Graduate Education Harvard School of Dental Medicine,Boston Laura Mitchell Director of Advanced Graduate Education Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Author: Boston John D. Da Silva Director of Advanced Graduate Education Harvard School of Dental Medicine,Boston David A. Mitchell Director of Advanced Graduate Education Harvard School of Dental Medicine,Boston Laura Mitchell Director of Advanced Graduate Education Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry is a dependable manual geared for ultra-quick reference at any time. Part of the worldwide best-selling series, this book provides much more information than a standard handbook in the field. Thin and light, it uses concise, bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. It is ideal for students, residents and anyone wanting a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook Series.
Endodontics is the prevention, diagnosis and management of diseases of the tooth pulp and the tissues surrounding the root of a tooth. This new edition brings trainees up to date with the most recent advances in the field. Each chapter has been fully revised and new topics are included such as endodontic failures and retreatment, tooth hypersensitivity, and tooth infractions. Key points and clinical tips are highlighted for each topic and questions are included at the end of each chapter to assist exam preparation. This comprehensive third edition includes more than 1000 high quality images and line diagrams and two accompanying DVD ROMs demonstrate root canal procedures. Key points Comprehensive, new edition bringing trainees fully up to date with recent advances in endodontics Each chapter included key points, clinical tips and questions for revision Two DVD ROMs demonstrate root canal procedures Previous edition published in 2010
A HANDBOOK FOR THE PREADJUSTED EDGEWISE APPLIANCE SYSTEM
Author: Dr V RAVI KUMAR
Publisher: ACADEMY OF FIXED ORTHODONTICS
This book is the Course Manual for Academy of Fixed Orthodontics (AFO) courses in Orthodontics for the general dental practitioner and has been written exclusively for the general dentist who wants to incorporate fixed orthodontics into their practice. Towards this goal the course manual is a concise treatise on the study and practice of fixed orthodontics in general and explains in particular, the technique of MBTTM prescription of preadjusted edgewise appliance system (Straight WireTM). Within about 100 pages of text amply illustrated with color photographs and line drawings, the reader is introduced to the basics of orthodontic theory and practice. Biomechanics of tooth movement and the theory behind the preadjusted appliance system is given in brief. Basic instruments and materials for the fixed orthodontic practice is presented with photographs. Diagnosis and Treatment planning using Clinical tools, Cephalometrics and cast analysis is explained in enough detail. Banding and Bonding of the appliance and wire changes through planned sequence are presented succinctly. Each type of clinical cases (malocclusion) and the extraction and non-extraction methods to be followed is explained in detail. The chapter on Standard Operating Protocol gives the reader the entire steps in practice of straight wire fixed orthodontics in just 3 pages. Four pages of sample Cast Analysis form allows for a thorough practice and at the end of the book few blank pages are given so that the reader can write any notes if needed. All these features make this a unique handbook and desktop reference for the dentist who would like to lean fixed orthodontics. As this is a course manual, it is highly recommended to take up the entire Academy of Fixed Orthodontics course, which is supported by Videos and Lectures and effective post course mentoring. The concepts and implementation of this course will allow the participant to choose the content and period of study that best suits her practice. The course also teaches the latest in fixed orthodontic treatment mechanics including Tip-Edge, Lingual Orthodontics, Orthodontic Mini-Screws and the Self Ligating systems. The course is designed in such a way that the participant can easily understand the basics and will confidently be able to incorporate fixed orthodontics in the general practice. This is a handbook for the clinical practice of fixed orthodontics and is not a textbook on the subject.
Suitable for students and practitioners alike, HANDBOOK OF PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY - is a concise, practical and highly illustrated guide to the day-to-day management of child dental patients. Edited by two of Australia’s most eminent clinicians and academics with established global reputations Endorsed by the Australasian Academy of Paediatric Dentistry Written in an accessible, easy-to-read manner to aid retention of facts Provides a source of essential and practical information, not always easy to find elsewhere Multi-contributor authorship ensures complete accuracy and currency of information in sub-specialist areas Translated into several languages - demonstrating the universal appeal of the volume! Designed specifically to give all practitioners confidence when managing children The convenient handbook size ensures that the book can be easily referred to in the clinical setting Completely updated throughout, with now over 450 illustrations Contains an expanded section on behavioral management techniques Includes the latest guidelines on fluoridation Includes new sections on cariology and tooth restoration Full reference to the latest international guidelines on trauma Includes new section on pulp therapy in primary teeth Contains an enhanced section on oral pathology and dental anomalies
This lavishly illustrated, practical guide to endodontic treatment covers the latest developments in instrumentation and filling techniques. Ideal for all dental practitioners involved in endodontic therapy [root canal treatment], this new edition has been fully updated throughout and now includes a new author team from the Eastman Dental Institute. Practical approach to the subject takes the reader through every step of the clinical procedures from patient assessment to specific problem solving More than 1500 superb illustrations, including colour coded algorithms, present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Offers sensible ‘best practice’ routes through often conflicting approaches to treatment A full chapter on radiography emphasises its importance in both diagnosis and treatment Includes a chapter on the avoidance of litigation Written at a level which ensures a wide appeal to the general dental practitioner and those commencing specialist training Includes discussion of the 3D imaging of root canal systems using microCT Discusses the use of NiTi instruments, both hand and rotary, which are used by an increasing proportion of dentists Learning outcomes stated at the start of each chapter help the readers plan their study