Decision-making for the Periodontal Team


Author: Suzanne Noble,Margaret Kellett,Iain Leslie Chapple
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781850970637
Category: Medical
Page: 159
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High-quality dental patient management demands an appropriately skilled team. It is the general dental practitioner's responsibility to coordinate the team and to take overall responsibility as the team leader. This book describes how to build a team that provides all the specialties necessary to achieve a stable, functional, esthetic masticatory unit, which not only encompasses the management of periodontal disease, but integrates a treatment plan the patient can maintain.

Periodontal Medicine

A Window on the Body
Author: Iain Leslie Chapple,John Hamburger
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 258
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This text aims to provide the reader with an illustrated approach to managing the oral consequences of systemic diseases that present within and around the peridontal tissues. It uses the clinical appearance of the lesions as the starting point for discussion so that practitioners can follow a logical step-wise approach.

Periodontal Management of Children, Adolescents and Young Adults


Author: Valerie Clerehugh,Aradhna Tugnait,Iain Leslie Chapple,Nairn H. F. Wilson
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781850970712
Category: Medical
Page: 187
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Provides a simple step-by-step approach to periodontal diagnosis and subsequent management, emphasizing the value of teamwork and indicating when to treat and when to refer to a periodontist.

Decision-making in Operative Dentistry


Author: Paul A. Brunton
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781850970576
Category: Medical
Page: 100
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Advances in caries diagnosis and management strategies, pulp protection philosophies, tooth preparation techniques, and dental materials have left practitioners somewhat uncertain as to what is best practice. This book answers many of the questions frequently posed by practitioners.

Indirect Restorations


Author: David Bartlett,David Ricketts
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781850970781
Category: Medical
Page: 157
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A guide to preparing teeth for indirect restorations, this book is designed to help seior undergraduates and recently qualified practitioners in constructing crowns for patients. It includes clinical advice and many tips for practising dentists.

Managing Endodontic Failure in Practice


Author: Bun San Chong,Nairn H. F. Wilson,John M. Whitworth
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 150
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This book provides practitioners with a concise, practical overview of biological principles and practical techniques for handling endodontic failures. Because careful treatment planning is integral to success, case assessment and selection are emphasized.

Dental Erosion


Author: R. Graham Chadwick
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 71
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Dental erosion is increasingly common. Given new understanding and knowledge of the aetiology of dental erosion and its management, this is a timely and valuable addition to the popular 'Quintessentials for Dental Practitioners' series.

Child taming

how to manage children in dental practice
Author: Barbara L. Chadwick,Marie Thérèse Hosey
Publisher: Quintessence Pub Co
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 127
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Marie Therese Hosey is Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry at the University of Glasgow Dental School.

Clinical Research in Oral Health


Author: William V. Giannobile,Brian A. Burt,Robert J. Genco
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780813820552
Category: Medical
Page: 344
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Clinical Research in Oral Health surveys the essentials of clinical research in oral health, anchoring these principles within the specific context of the oral health arena. Addressing research questions exclusively applicable to dentistry and oral health, the book thoroughly illustrates the principles and practice of oral health clinical research. Clinical Research in Oral Health also clarifies the framework of regulatory issues and presents emerging concepts in clinical translation, relating the research principles to clinical improvement.

Removable Partial Dentures

A Practitioners’ Manual
Author: Olcay Şakar
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319205560
Category: Medical
Page: 286
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This clinical guide describes the latest developments in planning, materials, and techniques for successful fabrication of removable partial dentures (RPDs). The fabrication of RPDs is demonstrated in a simple and easy-to-understand format, with the aid of numerous color figures and video clips and scientific support on each page. Care has been taken to provide reliable guidance on all aspects of clinical practice relating to RPDs. Readers will find information on decision-making regarding treatment options, clasp-retained RPDs and esthetic solutions, attachments and double crown systems in RPDs, implant-assisted RPDs, maintenance and post-insertion problems for all types of RPDs, the role of RPDs in the management of temporomandibular disorders, re-establishing occlusal vertical dimension and maximal intercuspation.

Dental Radiography

Principles and Techniques
Author: Joen Iannucci,Laura Jansen Howerton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323297439
Category: Medical
Page: 480
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Set yourself up for success with this must-have oral radiography text. Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques gives you a comprehensive foundation for the safe, effective use of radiation in the modern dental office. This combination textbook and training manual features easy-to-understand content combined with step-by-step techniques and a stellar art program to help you apply what you’ve learned to practice. Plus, new content focuses on pediatrics and the latest in digital and three-dimensional technology! Comprehensive coverage offers all the information you need to know to prepare for board exams. Step-by-step procedures help ensure technique mastery and serve as a valuable reference tool. Technique Tips help you to recognize and prevent the most common performance pitfalls. Quiz questions provide valuable self-assessment of important concepts. Key terminology is highlighted in chapter discussions and defined in a back-of-book glossary. Learning objectives and chapter summaries serve as goal-setting study tools. EXPANDED! Content on pediatrics/adolescents, digital imaging, and three-dimensional radiography ensures that you’re prepared to practice in the modern dental office. UPDATED! Art program depicts the newest technology and equipment and includes new illustrations of anatomy and technique. UNIQUE! Helpful Hint boxes isolate challenging material and offer tips to aid your understanding. NEW! Laboratory Manual provides workbook-style questions and activities to reinforce concepts and step-by-step instructions for in-clinic experiences. UNIQUE! Chapter on three-dimensional imaging helps you to prepare to enter private practice. UNIQUE! Full-color presentation helps you comprehend complex content.

Fundamentals of Fixed Prosthodontics


Author: Herbert T. Shillingburg,David A. Sather
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780867154757
Category: Medical
Page: 574
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This edition has been updated to reflect new research, materials, and techniques in fixed prosthodontics. It is designed to serve as an introduction to restorative dentistry techniques using fixed partial dentures and cast metal, metal-ceramic, and all-ceramic restorations, providing the background knowledge needed by the novice and serving as a refresher for the practitioner or graduate student.

Treatment Planning in Dentistry - E-Book


Author: Stephen J. Stefanac,Samuel P. Nesbit
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323078230
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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This book provides essential knowledge for creating treatment plans for adult dental patients. Treatment planning strategies are presented to help with balancing the ideal with the practical, with emphasis placed on the central role of the patient — whose needs should drive the treatment planning process. The focus is on planning of treatment, not on the comprehensive details of every treatment modality in dentistry. CD-ROM bound into book presents five cases of varying difficulty with interactive exercises that allow users to plan treatment. What's the Evidence? boxes link clinical decision-making and treatment planning strategies to current research. In Clinical Practice boxes highlight specific clinical situations faced by the general dentist. Review Questions and Suggested Projects, located at the end of each chapter, summarize and reinforce important concepts presented in the book. Key Terms and Glossary highlights the terms that are most important to the reader. Suggested Readings lists included at the end of most chapters provide supplemental resources. Chapter on Treatment Planning for Smokers and Patients with Oral Cancer addresses the dentist's role in managing patients with oral cancer, recognizing oral cancer and differential diagnosis of oral lesions, planning treatment for patients undergoing cancer therapy, and smoking cessation strategies. Chapter on Treatment Planning for the Special Care/Special Needs Patient examines the role of the general dentist in the management of patients with a variety of conditions including physical handicaps, mental handicaps, head trauma, hemophilia, and patients' needs before, during, or after major surgery. Chapter on Treatment Planning for the Alcohol and Substance Abuser discusses the challenges of treating this patient population, as well as how to recognize the problem, delivery of care, scope of treatment, and behavioral/compliance issues. Expanded content on Ethical and Legal Issues in Treatment Planning reflects new accreditation guidelines. Dental Team Focus boxes highlight the relevance of chapter content to the dental team. Ethics Topics boxes emphasize the ethical topics found within each chapter. International Tooth Numbering is listed alongside the U.S. tooth numbers in examples and illustrations.

Clinical Maxillofacial Prosthetics


Author: Thomas Dean Taylor
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)
ISBN: 9780867153910
Category: Medical
Page: 304
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For prosthodontists and general dentists in a hospital environment who have not had the benefit of formal training in the subspecialty, practitioners and researchers review in detail prosthodontic procedures as they are applied in the maxillofacial situation. They focus on general and specific princ

Drug Discovery

From Bedside to Wall Street
Author: Tamas Bartfai,Graham V. Lees
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0080919235
Category: Medical
Page: 328
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Everyone expects something from the drug industry. Physicians and patients, investors, regulators and administrators all have an active interest. Everyone wants to know what makes drugs ‘work’ medically and economically. Why are drugs so expensive? Is it the drug companies or investors who demand high profits? What governs the pharmacoeconomics? Why are so few diseases treatable? This book opens the windows and doors of the industry telling the story of drug development by using real stories from inside the process. * Co-written by Graham Lees and Tamas Bartfai who has been involved in the development of drugs taken by more that 20 million people every day * Opens the windows and doors of the most regulated industry in the world, the pharmaceutical industry * Tells the story of drug development by using real examples based on current research and events * Provides an objective, lucid account of the successes and failures, shortcomings and constraints of the pharmaceutical and biotech industries * Gives insights into the development of new drugs to combat multiple conditions including cancer and pain * Balanced, unbiased account of how better to translate basic science into drug discovery

Boston Terriers For Dummies


Author: Wendy Bedwell-Wilson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118051450
Category: Pets
Page: 292
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Has a Boston Terrier stolen your heart? Whether you’re thinking about adding one of these “American Gentlemen” to your home or you already have one, this fun, friendly guide is the key to becoming a responsible and happy puppy parent! Boston Terriers For Dummies gives you all the basics on raising and living with this intelligent, affectionate breed. You’ll learn where and how this dog originated, what it needs, and how to determine if a Boston Terrier is the right dog for you and your family. From feeding and grooming to basic training, you get all the tips any Boston owner needs to make their dog feel welcome, loved, and well-cared for. You’ll discover how to: Understand the breed’s origin and history Choose the right Boston Terrier for you Puppy-proof your home and yard Teach your Boston basic commands Housetrain and socialize your puppy Correct Boston behavior gone bad Handle breed-specific health concerns Enhance your dog’s quality of life Travel with your Boston—or find a reputable sitter Care for the senior dog Complete with sections on nutrition, first aid, and exercise and play, Boston Terriers For Dummies is the only guide you need to raise a happy, healthy dog!