Dental students are faced with an array of operative procedures;understanding and the development of competence in their use isdemanding. This text aims to detail and justify the basicprinciples involved in operative procedures with the intention ofreinforcing understanding and improving clinical skills. Direct andindirect restorations and endodontic procedures areaddressed. Not only for the student, this book is also designed as a source ofreference for all practitioners who carry out restorative dentistryand are faced with the introduction of new materials andtechniques. Referral to this text and evidence-based practice willassist the clinician in the appropriate selection of newerapproaches to the delivery of modern day care.
Operative dentistry has witnessed tremendous changes in the past few decades, and the management of dental caries is undergoing a paradigm shift. This book incorporates the latest developments with the best practices in operative dentistry to equip novice dental students with the essentials of clinical practice. Topics include caries management based on the medical model, ergonomic clinical setting for operative dental practice, expanded and updated information on tooth-colored restorations, and current bonding techniques. The authors address each topic in full, outlining the underlying principles and providing step-by-step techniques for each dental procedure. This concise, descriptive, and evidence- based textbook is a useful resource for students who are learning contemporary operative and restorative dentistry.
This book contains nearly 1200 illustrations that explain the basics and nuances of operative dentistry, enabling trainees to easily grasp key essential concepts. Through a unique management options section it guides students through the various instruments required for clinical practice. A DVD demonstrating some of the practical aspects of Operative Dentistry is included.
Reader friendly: Adapted keeping in mind the curriculum of the final year undergraduate student with exam and clinical oriented Clinical Notes boxes. The text is streamlined for improved readability Full Color Design: Incorporates more than 500 illustrations including color photos and around 100 tables and boxes to better show techniques and detail Added Chapters: Six new chapters on ... have been included in this edition Online Chs : The website features three online chapters for additional study
An ideal introduction to the theory and treatment of conservative dentistry, the tenth edition of Pickards' Guide to Minimally Invasive Operative Dentistry is a must-have text. Written in an easy-to-understand and concise style, the authors introduce the essentials of dental disease before outlining how to collect patient information in order to diagnose, plan and deliver care. Exploring key topics such asdisease prevention, the principles of minimally invasive operative dentistry, restorative materials and procedures, this completely up-to-date new edition integrates a thorough academic grounding for examination with an essentialpreparation for clinical practice. Illustrated with step-by-step colour photos, common clinical procedures are clearly set out and labelled for beginners. The tenth edition has been updated to reflect the latest evidence based guidelines for management as well as follow up and long term care. Pickards' is the ideal support for dental undergraduates, dental care professionals and will act as a solid reference for postgraduate education.