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.
This new edition continues to focus on those areas in endodontics that present the most difficulty in successful diagnosis and treatment. Key areas such as locating and negotiating fine and calcified canals, canal cleaning and shaping, root canal obturation, non-surgical root canal retreatment, and management of endodontic emergencies are addressed in a systematic, problem-solving manner which stresses prevention of problems in treatment, identification of problems already present or occurring during the course of treatment, and management of such problems once they are recognized. All common problems are addressed, and solutions are provided in a step-by-step fashion.
This latest edition continues to focus on those areas in endodontics that present the most difficulty in successful diagnosis and treatment. Key topics such as locating and negotiating fine and calcified canals, canal cleaning and shaping, root canal obturation, nonsurgical root canal retreatment, and management of endodontic emergencies are addressed in a systematic, problem-solving manner that stresses prevention of problems in treatment, identification of problems already present or occurring during the course of treatment, and management of such problems once they are recognized.
The latest edition of this popular book continues to provide a highly visual step-by-step guide to the practical management of a wide variety of presentations seen in clinical dental practice. Containing over 350 high-quality photographs, line artworks and tables, Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry is written in an easy-to read ‘how to’ style and contains a large number of real life clinical cases carefully presented to maximise learning outcomes for the reader. Covering all core aspects of practice, Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry, 3rd editionwill be of value to all general dental practitioners, both qualified and in training. More than 350 colour illustrations, artworks and tables present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Designed to help the reader reorganise their knowledge into a clinically useful format Explores treatment alternatives and evaluates their advantages and disadvantages Integrates material from all the dental specialties in order to cover the full range of problems which will be seen in practice Practical approach to the subject makes learning especially easy Includes ten completely new problems, making the book almost twice as long as the first edition! All the chapters have been completely revised to account for new national guidelines, changes in legislation and advances in treatment Additional topics include Down’s syndrome, bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis, headache and child protection
The problems arising from root canals in the daily clinical practice of dentistry can often be difficult and time-consuming to solve. Here a team from one leading centre of dental excellence provides detailed and highly illustrated guidance to these difficult areas and how to manage the problems that they often pose.
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
This book is a guide to proven, current clinical endodontic practice. It is designed, primarily, with the undergraduate readership in mind but is also suitable for anyone pursuing specialist training, including extended skills in endodontics, and general dental practitioners undertaking CPD, or wishing to keep up-to-date. The seventh edition is available with an online question bank containing MCQs and Clinical Cases. Practical approach to the subject, taking the reader through every step of endodontic practice from its scientific basis to patient assessment and through to clinical techniques Helpful pedagogic features – including Learning Outcomes and Summary Boxes – help reinforce learning International experts and contributors help ensure good coverage and currency of information Explores areas of debate when they exist to reflect differing approaches to treatment intervention Explains the potential impact of systemic conditions and disorders, as well as medications, on endodontic treatment planning and management Discusses the diagnosis of orofacial pain and the appropriate use of antibiotics and analgesics Explores the maintenance of pulp vitality and the prevention of apical periodontitis in the context of operative dentistry Provides an overview of instruments and devices used during endodontic treatment Describes the fundamental principles of canal filling using gutta-percha, as well as the use of alternative materials, and newer root filling techniques Discusses the management of dental trauma with emphasis on accurate diagnosis, timely and appropriate treatment, and follow-up Explores the interface between endodontic-periodontal disease in the context of diagnosis, treatment and prognostic assessment Discusses common challenges such as inadequate pain control and problems with preparation and filling of the root canal system Written at a level which is ideal for dental students, general dental practitioners and those pursuing specialist training or seeking to keep up-to-date Comes with access to an online question bank containing a wide range of MCQs and Clinical Cases to help reinforce learning! Richly illustrated with over 80 colour artworks – many created by the Gray’s Anatomy illustration team – and 350 photographs, many of which are previously unpublished Explores advances in our understanding of the role of microorganisms in the pathogenesis of pulpal and periradicular diseases and the role of host defence response against root canal infection Explores the use of newer imaging techniques such as three-dimensional tomography in determining pulp space anatomy and in treatment planning Explains recent advances in material technology, molecular biology and regenerative medicine in the management of deep caries and maintenance of pulp vitality Explores the effective use of existing and newer chemomechanical preparation techniques and intracanal medication for thorough root canal system decontamination Explores advances in the techniques available for restoring endodontically treated teeth
Francis J. Hughes,Professor Kevin G. Seymour,Wendy Turner,Shakeel Shahdad,Francis Nohl
Author: Francis J. Hughes,Professor Kevin G. Seymour,Wendy Turner,Shakeel Shahdad,Francis Nohl
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Clinical Problem Solving in Periodontics and Implantology - a new title in the successful Churchill Livingstone’s Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry series - provides a highly visual step-by-step guide to the practical management of a wide variety of clinical problems commonly seen in practice. Containing over 400 high-quality photographs, many in full colour, the book is written in an easy-to read ‘how to’ style and contains a large number of real life clinical cases carefully presented to maximise learning outcomes for the reader. Covering the core aspects of practice, Clinical Problem Solving in Periodontics and Implantology will be of value to all undergraduate dental students and those embarking on post-graduate training in periodontology and implantology. More than 400 colour illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Contains ‘practical tips’, ‘how to’ boxes and other useful aide-mémoires Practical approach to the subject makes learning especially easy Designed to help the reader organise their knowledge into a clinically useful format Explores treatment alternatives and evaluates their advantages and disadvantages Practical approach to the subject makes learning especially easy
Get all the review and testing practice you need to pass the NBDE Part II! Providing the most up-to-date information on the biomedical and dental sciences addressed in Part II of the National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) — including Endodontics, Operative Dentistry, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery and Pain Control, Oral Diagnosis, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Patient Management, Periodontics, Pharmacology, and Prosthodontics — this complete exam review features an easy-to-use outline format that mirrors the topic progression of the NBDE. Plus, it’s loaded with informative examples and illustrations, endless practice questions reflecting the latest question types, and customizable testing modes to ensure you are fully prepared to tackle every aspect of Part II of the NBDE! Easy-to-use outline format organizes essential data and key points in a clean, streamlined fashion. Exam-based progression of topics presents sections and topics in the same order as they appear on the actual exam. Practice exams with approximately 450 questions appear at the end of the book along with the correct answers and rationales. Approximately 400 diagrams and photographs provide visual evidence to support key biomedical and dental topics. Tables and text boxes provide supplementary information and emphasize important data from the text. NEW! Online resources on the companion Evolve website include: Database of exam questions Timed practice exams Custom test generator to mimic the NBDE II Sample cases Answers and rationales Downloadable apps NEW! Practice and testing modes for NBDE II review allow you to test yourself via category or in a testing format that allows you to create an unlimited number of unique practice tests with instant feedback. UPDATED! New test items types in practice exams include multiple correct answer, extended matching, and answer ordering question types that are found on the latest NBDE exam from the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations (JCNDE).
Author: James R. Hupp,Myron R. Tucker,Edward Ellis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
A comprehensive guide to oral surgery procedures, Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 6th Edition enhances your skills in evaluation, diagnosis, and patient management. Full-color photographs and drawings show how to perform basic surgical techniques, and an overview of more advanced surgical procedures includes guidelines on when to refer patients to specialists and how to provide supportive postoperative care. This edition also includes the latest developments in dental implants, instrumentation, and current technology. Written by well-known OMS educators James R. Hupp, Myron R. Tucker, and Edward Ellis III, this book is a valuable reference for any dental office. Complex Exodontia chapter describes techniques for surgical tooth extraction, including the principles of flap design, development, management, and suturing, as well as open extraction of single- and multi-rooted teeth, multiple extractions, and concomitant alveoloplasty. Management of Medical Emergencies chapter helps you prepare for, prevent, and manage the most common emergencies that may occur in the dental office setting. Management of Facial Fractures chapter outlines the fundamental principles for evaluation and treatment of the patient with facial trauma. Infection Control chapter describes proper cleaning and sterilization of office environment, working surfaces, armamentarium, and personnel to help you prevent the injuries and illnesses that result from improper sterilizing and disinfecting. Convenient appendices offer quick access to resources such as current price lists for key instruments, office record tips, sample drug schedules, examples of prescriptions, and consent forms. UPDATED content on implants, new instruments, and the latest technology help you treat your patients more effectively. UPDATED Implant Treatment information is divided into two new chapters, one on basic concepts and techniques for clinical situations where adequate bone and soft tissue exists and implants can be placed into a well-healed area of bone, and another chapter on more complex concepts focusing on cases that require immediate implant placement and cases where bone and soft tissue augmentation may be required. UPDATED Facial Cosmetic Surgery chapter is organized by nonsurgical and surgical procedures, covering popular procedures such as dermal fillers, botox, facial resurfacing, browlift and forehead procedures, blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty, and rhytidectomy. UPDATED Medicolegal Considerations chapter reviews concepts of liability, risk management, methods of risk reduction, and actions that should be taken if a malpractice suit is filed against the dentist or a dentist’s employee. UPDATED Correction of Dentofacial Deformities chapter includes new information on conventional treatment planning, image prediction, and 3D virtual computerized surgical planning. UPDATED Surgical Reconstruction of Defects of the Jaws chapter includes new information on Bone Morphogenetic Proteins (BMPs).
Complex endodontic problems that require further work on the part of the clinician can be time-consuming and problematic. This highly illustrated text, from one of the authors of the very successful Endodontics: Problem-Solving in Clinical Practice, tackles these difficult aspects and guides the practitioner through the problems and procedures involved. The only monograph on this specific problem area, Advanced Endodontics will be of interest to endodontists, general dental practitioners with a special interest in endodontics, and postgraduates in restorative and endodontic specialties.
This is a second edition of a hugely successful practical resource in orthodontics and paediatric dentistry – ideal for undergraduate dental students and post-graduates preparing for the MJDF and similar exams. Focuses on clinical problem-solving in orthodontics and paediatric dentistry — two closely-related topics that are usually separated into different volumes. Provides practical help with treatment planning, guiding the reader through the process of safe and effective decision-making. Provides two different approaches to the clinical cases — some topics include scenarios with questions and answers; others include differential diagnosis with a focus on how to plan and manage treatment effectively. Uses ‘key-point" Evidence-Based’ boxes systematically to emphasise core knowledge for assessment and provide a rationale for treatment approaches. Contains valuable ‘mind-maps’, which helps the reader consolidate information prior to exams. Includes orthodontic sections on severe crowding, additional canine problems, bilateral crossbite covering the use of temporary anchorage devices, incisor root resorption from an impacted maxillary canine, cone beam CT, tooth-size discrepancy assessment, transposition, RME, SARPE and self-ligating brackets Includes paedriatric dentistry sections on the use of CPP-ACP, indirect pulp caps, caries diagnosis systems, minimally invasive techniques, and the importance of caries risk assessment and appropriate fluoride prescription, and mechanisms for how flouride works.
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!
The second edition of this successful textbook offers support for learners and continues to provide a significant reference text suitable for all Dental Care Professionals. Offering a clear, easy-to-follow, comprehensive account of all aspects of dental radiography essential to this group of professionals, this book is an important resource that renders it essential reading, particularly for those undertaking examinations in Dental Radiography. Presents the subject in an accessible format - highly illustrated, with short paragraphs, bulleted lists and flow diagrams Clear line diagrams help readers learn to interpret the radiographs Contains what the dental care professional needs to know and no more, i.e. basic principles of background science, practical details of radiography and an elementary account of radiological interpretation Written by the best known UK textbook author in the subject area, who has been heavily involved in the British Dental Association's highly successful on-line course in dental radiography dental nurses Digital imaging techniques are embedded in the main text and a short chapter on Cone Beam CT has been added to render the book fully compatible with recent changes in practice
Confidently recognize and manage more than 300 dental instruments with this portable, visually detailed resource. Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 4th Edition, pairs thorough descriptions with high-quality photographs and illustrations in a convenient, pocket-sized format to help you quickly and accurately identify dental tools. A unique flashcard-style presentation helps you assess your understanding, and the book's spiral-bound design gives you fast, efficient access to key information -- making Dental Instruments ideal for both studying and on-the-job reference. UNIQUE! Flashcard format makes it easy to assess your knowledge of dental instruments and their uses. More than 500 high-quality photographs and illustrations enhance your ability to quickly and accurately identify dental instruments. Convenient pocket-sized, spiral-bound design helps you easily access key information at a glance. Clear, consistent organization helps you master basic instruments before introducing more complicated tools. Practice Notes and Sterilization boxes help you ensure compliance with common practice standards and state regulations. Study tools on Evolve enhance your familiarity with dental instruments through assessment quizzes, interactive exercises, and new video clips. All-new photographs of enamel cutting instruments provide both full views and close-ups to help you better distinguish among similar-looking instruments. Additional "in-use" images throughout the text and new video clips on the companion Evolve website highlight the appropriate instruments for use in specific procedures. Extensive updates familiarize you with the function and characteristics of new instruments, including the latest: Local anesthetic syringes and components Evacuation devices Dental handpieces Composite restorative instruments Dental radiography equipment
Mahmoud Torabinejad,Ashraf Fouad,Richard E. Walton
Author: Mahmoud Torabinejad,Ashraf Fouad,Richard E. Walton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ENDODONTICS: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 4th Edition is an essential scientific and clinical building block for understanding the etiology and treatment of teeth with pulpal and periapical diseases. You'll easily understand and learn procedures through step-by-step explanations accompanied by full-color illustrations. Comprehensive coverage of normal structures, disease, diagnosis and treatment planning, periodontic endodontic interrelationship, trauma, local anesthesia, root canal instruments, access preparations, cleaning and shaping, obturation, temporization, retreatment, endodontic surgery, endodontic outcomes, internal bealching, vital pulp therapy, geriatric endodontics, vertical fractures, and more gives you a complete understanding of modern endodontics! Distinguished experts in the field of endodontics share their experience regarding each topic discussed. Current references incorporate evidence-based information that is relevant to your practice. Advice for the prevention and treatment of accidental procedural errors ensures you are prepared to safely care for your patients. Outlines and Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide quick reference for specific topics. High-quality, full-color illustrations allow you to see the procedures described. Newly reorganized content now simulates the order in which procedures are performed in clinical settings.
Rudolf Beer,Michael A. Baumann,Andrej M. Kielbassa
This is the 4th edition of this classic textbook, which is used in nearly all dental schools in the UK and in many other countries. The book covers both radiography (producing the image) and radiology (interpreting the image) and presents the subjects in an accessible format. This new edition has been revised with all new line drawings. Covers all the radiology and radiography topics usually examined at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Highly illustrated, with short paragraphs, bulleted lists and flow diagrams present the subject in an accessible format. Clear line diagrams help the student understand the different topics and interpret the radiographs. Starts from basics - simple enough for basic students needs, but contains enough material for the revising postgraduate. Digital imaging updated and treated as part of mainstream dental radiography New section on cone Beam CT Updated throughout including recent classification changes and more examples of advanced imaging Emphasis of chapters on maxillary antra and temporomandibular joint changes to reflect more modern approaches to investigation All line diagrams redrawn