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Principles of Operative Dentistry

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ISBN-10: 1405118210

ISBN-13: 9781405118217

Edition: 2005

Authors: A. J. E. Qualtrough, Julian Satterthwaite, Leean Morrow, Paul Brunton

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Contemporary dental students tackle an array of operative procedures in their undergraduate education. Developing confidence with these procedures for optimum patient care is demanding, particularly given the rapid evolution of dental resources. Principles of Operative Dentistry helps students navigate this complex subject by detailing the underpinning principles of operative dentistry. These principles are not only important for students, once in practice, as dental materials science and techniques continue to grow, reference to these basic principles and adoption of evidence-based choices ensures good decisions regarding newer technologies.
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Book details

List price: $76.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/29/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 194
Size: 6.90" wide x 9.70" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Basic principles
Ergonomics in dentistry
Examination of the dentition - occlusion
Examination of the dentition - charting
Dental caries
Moisture control
Principles of direct intervention
Preservative management
Principles of operative intervention
Alternative preparation methods
Pulp protection
Supplementary retention for direct restorations
Principles of endodontics
Diagnosis and assessment
Endodontic imaging
Access cavities
Endodontic instruments
Cleaning and shaping
Inter-appointment medicaments
Obturation (root filling)
Endodontics - further considerations
Perio-endo connections
Elective endodontics
Restoration of the root-filled tooth
Principles of indirect restoration
Introduction and indications
Core restorations
Principles of preparation for indirect restorations
Indirect restorations - further considerations
Material type
Intra/extra-coronal restoration
Partial coverage restorations
Impression taking
Methods of construction
Limited resistance and retention
Creation of interocclusal space
Limitations of indirect restorations
Maintenance of the restored dentition
Replacement and repair of restorations
Evidence based practice
Introduction - what is evidence based practice?
Identifying and defining relevant questions
Identifying evidence
Appraisal of research literature
Implementation of research evidence and evaluation of its application