Critical Decisions in Periodontology


Author: Walter B. Hall
Publisher: PMPH-USA
ISBN: 9781550091847
Category: Medical
Page: 324
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Critical Decisions in Periodontology, Fourth Edition, is designed to guide students and practitioners in applying their decision-making knowledge in a structured and logical manner. The decisions may be in diagnosis, treatment selections and options, procedures in various treatments, and evaluating outcomes. This new edition sees a section ......

Contemporary Implant Dentistry


Author: Carl E. Misch
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323043739
Category: Medical
Page: 1102
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Turn to this new third edition for consistent outcomes on even your most complex implant cases! World-renowned dental implantologist Carl E. Misch gives you expert advice and guidance on the various surgical approaches to placing implants in the revision of his best-selling classic. Over 1,000 full-color illustrations depict details of implants, related materials, and surgical procedures, while well-known contributors (Mohamed Sharawy, Martha Warren Bidez, Adriano Piatelli, and others) share a wealth of knowledge in their respective fields. This third edition provides an excellent opportunity for you to develop and refine your skills and experience more consistent, predictable clinical outcomes. Thorough explanations of the rationale for implants and their specific characteristics discuss why different options work better for different patients; the rationale behind implant materials and sizes; and the overall science of osteointegrated implants - providing a full understanding of how implants behave under certain circumstances and how to make the best choices for implant patients. Chapter on Diagnostic Imaging and Techniques focuses on the latest technology available to determine patient conditions, familiarizing you with recent advances and how they apply to treatment planning principles. Section on Treatment Planning discusses the rationales for implant placement, variables in implants and patient conditions, and the four degrees of jaw bone density, Dr. Misch's best-known criterion for successful implant placement. Prepares you for actual treatment by reviewing scientific fundamentals such as applied anatomy, biomechanical principles, current biomaterials, prevention and management of dental infections, and pharmacologic considerations. Surgical procedure chapters are of benefit to the implant surgeon and are critical to the restoring dentist who wants to better understand and appreciate surgical concepts. Over 1,000 full-color illustrations depict details of implants, related materials, and surgical procedures. Brand-new coverage includes: Key Implant Positions and Number, Ideal Implant Surgery, Extraction Socket and Barrie Membrane Bone Grafts, Sinus Pathology and Complications of Sinus Grafts, Immediate Loading for a Single Tooth, Partially Edentulous and Completely Edentulous Patient. Important updates include indications and contraindications for rationale of biomechanical treatment plans, layered approach to bone grafting, autograft block bone grafting, soft tissue surgery, and implant esthetics and maintenance. A new chapter on Tissue Engineering uses current information on platelet-rich plasma membranes and other elements of tissue engineering so you can take advantage of appropriate materials. Emphasis on evidence-based implant outcomes provides valuable information on which procedures have the greatest likelihood of success and lowest risk of complications.

Prosthodontics, An Issue of Dental Clinics,


Author: Lily T Garcia
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323263879
Category: Medical
Page: 633
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This issue of Dental Clinics examines the continued need and treatment options for prosthodontic care with articles that cover: Evidence-Based Decision Making, Occlusion, Fixed Prosthodontics, Removable Partial Prosthodontics, Removable Complete Prosthodontics, Geriatric Prosthodontic Care, Latest Biomaterials and Technology, Digital Imaging and Fabrication, Prosthodontic Management of the Sleep Apnea Patient, Prosthodontic Management of Implant Therapy, Caries Management By Risk Assessment for Long-Term Prosthodontic Rehabilitation, and Removable Partial Prosthodontics.

Evidence-Based Periodontal and Peri-Implant Plastic Surgery

A Clinical Roadmap from Function to Aesthetics
Author: Leandro Chambrone
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319139754
Category: Medical
Page: 323
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This atlas, featuring numerous superb illustrations and vivid photographs, aims to create a bridge between research and practice in the field of periodontal plastic surgery and cosmetic dentistry with a view to enabling optimal decision making in daily practice. After an opening overview of evidence-based decision making and discussion of treatment planning, subsequent chapters address the surgical treatment of recession-type defects, use of soft tissue substitutes, aesthetic clinical crown lengthening and peri-implant plastic surgery. Illustrated case studies depict application of the described surgical procedures in daily practice and advice is provided on clinical indications and contraindications and basics of the surgical sequence. In addition, critical summaries of the results of systematic reviews are provided. Further chapters consider aspects of multidisciplinary decision-making and present decision trees for soft tissue augmentation procedures proposed by the American Academy of Periodontology. The atlas will be a valuable clinical guide for general dentists and specialists in periodontology/periodontics and implantology.

Periodontology at a Glance


Author: Valerie Clerehugh,Aradhna Tugnait,Robert J. Genco
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118691334
Category: Medical
Page: 104
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Periodontology at a Glance is designed as a study aid and revision guide for students of dentistry and dental hygiene. It also provides a useful recap for clinicians. The coverage includes aetiology, microbiology, development, and progression of the periodontal diseases. It tackles issues of diagnosis and treatment planning through to practical, hands-on periodontics.

Atlas of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Periodontal Surgery


Author: Edward S. Cohen
Publisher: PMPH-USA
ISBN: 9781550092677
Category: Medical
Page: 457
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Newly updated, this third edition is ideal as both a clinical reference and as a training tool for professionals and students. Six new chapters cover anatomic problems, implants, sinus lift, anterior cosmetic surgery, ridge flap and guided tissue regeneration for root coverage. Many procedures are updated to reflect current trends in periodontology. More than 1400 illustrations complement this comprehensive text.

Implant and Regenerative Therapy in Dentistry

A Guide to Decision Making
Author: Paul A. Fugazzotto
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780813819129
Category: Medical
Page: 424
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Implant and Regenerative Therapy in Dentistry provides a uniquely clear, precise guide to decision making in a variety of clinical situations, from the treatment planning phases to the actual execution of the procedure. It offers concrete and useful decision criteria for various treatment options, as well as equipping readers with key problem-solving and critical apparatus. Implant and Regenerative Therapy In Dentistry anchors itself in the realities of clinical practice. Replete with decision-making algorithms, it acts as both as a reference and a daily companion to its readers, conveying information succinctly, thoroughly and accessibly. Its team of authors, gathered together under the leadership of an exceptional editor, create a book unique in its elegant simplicity and its day-to-day usefulness.

Marketing Implant Dentistry


Author: Marcus Hines
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119114519
Category: Medical
Page: 192
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A large percentage of skilled dental professionals lack the tools and comfort level required to market themselves and their dental implant practices effectively As a consequence, these dental professionals miss several opportunities to help patients and grow their business. Even those who recognize the need for marketing often don’t have the experience or training to do so effectively. Marketing Implant Dentistry meets this need by giving dentists the tools to better market and promote their practices and to gain case acceptance. Marketing Implant Dentistry presents proven approaches for attracting dental implant patients and demonstrates the use of successful communication skills, including verbal and visual aids. This book details multiple examples of patient friendly and professional letters for use in targeting both new implant patients and professional referral sources. Readers will learn the benefits of adopting non-traditional approaches such as hosting patient education seminars, as well as cultivating professional relationships with the medical community (physicians) for the purposes of generating untapped referral relationships. Best practices in internet and social media marketing, specific to implant dentistry, are also demonstrated so practices can make the most out of these low-cost opportunities. Improve case presentation techniques using visual aids, empathy, and concise phrasing Gain more referrals through general dentists and medical doctors in a range of specialties Learn the importance of marketing to an untapped database of patients with missing teeth Take advantage of web marketing and social media sites

Curious George Visits the Dentist


Author: H. A. Rey
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544304667
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 24
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When George bites into a shiny apple made of wax, his tooth begins to hurt. The next morning George shows his wiggly tooth to the man with the yellow hat, who takes him to the dentist. George is nervous about his first visit to the dentist, but overcomes his fear and learns about better dental hygiene—with a little good-natured mayhem on the side! With art in the style of H. A. Rey, this engaging story will teach young readers that there is nothing scary about the dentist or wobbly teeth—and adds some tooth fairy fun for good measure!

Clinical Cases in Periodontics


Author: Nadeem Karimbux
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047096295X
Category: Medical
Page: 304
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Wiley-Blackwell's "Clinical Cases" series is designed to recognize the centrality of clinical cases to the profession by providing actual cases with an academic backbone. Clinical Cases in Periodontics describes the core principles of periodontics and demonstrates their practical, every-day application through a range of representative cases building from the simple to the complex and from the common to the rare. This unique approach supports the new trend in case-based and problem-based learning, thoroughly covering topics ranging from infant oral health to complex pulp therapy. Highly illustrated in full color, Clinical Cases in Periodontics utilizes a format that fosters independent learning and prepares the reader for case-based examinations. The book presents actual clinical cases, accompanied by academic commentary, that question and educate the reader about essential topics in periodontics. The book begins with a set of cases illustrating the most common diagnoses and the key decisions and evaluations leading up to them. Subsequent chapters continue in this style, presenting exemplary cases as the basis of discussing various treatment options including surgical and non-surgical treatment, regenerative therapy, mucogingival therapy, and interdisciplinary treatments. Concluding chapters cover implant site development and general prevention of such periodontal diseases. Clinical Cases in Periodontics's case-based format is particularly useful for pre-doctoral dental students, post-graduate residents and practitioners, both as a textbook from which to learn about the challenging and absorbing nature of periodontology, and also as a reference tool to help with treatment planning when complex cases present in the dental office.

Color Atlas of Dental Implant Surgery


Author: Michael S. Block
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323228100
Category: Medical
Page: 488
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Use this atlas-style guide to master implant procedures and techniques! Written by leading expert Michael S. Block, DMD, Color Atlas of Dental Implant Surgery, 3rd Edition provides clear, full-color clinical photos and practical instructions covering a wide range of implant challenges. It takes you through treatment planning, presurgical guidelines, detailed surgical techniques, and postoperative follow-up. This edition adds more case studies and coverage of computed tomography. With this book, you’ll be able to address any implant-related situation and achieve optimal results! This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Clear step-by-step procedures include indications, contraindications, and treatment results for each procedure. Over 1,400 full-color photographs and drawings depict important concepts and techniques, and show treatment from beginning to end. Indications and contraindications for each procedure provide details of why a procedure is performed. A discussion of the result of prosthodontic treatment is provided for each case, explaining how implant placement factors into successful therapy. Chapters are organized by oral anatomy and surgical technique, with each chapter presenting a different area of the mouth or a specific surgical technique. The Mandible section covers various approaches to augmentation of the atrophic mandible, including a case that utilizes distraction osteogenesis. Detailed cases of posterior mandible surgery demonstrate onlay bone harvesting and grafting the deficient ridge. The Maxilla section features sinus grafting, hard and soft tissue procedures, and the relatively new zygomaticus implant procedure. References are provided at the end of every chapter for additional reading and research.

Fundamentals of Periodontal Instrumentation & Advanced Root Instrumentation


Author: Jill S. Nield-Gehrig
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781769921
Category: Medical
Page: 637
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Now in full color, with over 1,400 photographs and illustrations, the Sixth Edition of this market-leading text is a step-by-step, highly visual guide to the how-to's of periodontal instrumentation. It takes students from basic skills such as patient positioning, intraoral finger rests, and basic instrumentation, all the way to advanced techniques such as assessment of periodontal patients and instrumentation of multirooted teeth, root concavities, and furcation areas. Critical thinking activities and patient cases promote application of concepts and problem-solving skills. A brand-new bonus DVD packaged with this edition includes video clips demonstrating the techniques covered in the book.

The Dentist's Drug and Prescription Guide


Author: Mea A. Weinberg,Stuart Froum
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470960442
Category: Medical
Page: 248
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The Dentist’s Drug and Prescription Guide is written for dental professionals seeking quick advice on prescribing medications for their patients. Using an easy to read question-and-answer format, the text describes evidenced based pharmacologic therapy with current and up-to-date references regarding adjunctive pharmacologic treatment of the dental patient. Drug therapy for each dental discipline including periodontics, implantology, oral surgery, and endodontics is included, with recommendations for pharmacologic treatment with periodontal and implant surgery as well as treatment of periodontal diseases, dental pain, and infections.

Stem Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering in Dental Sciences


Author: Ajaykumar Vishwakarma,Paul Sharpe,Songtao Shi,Murugan Ramalingam
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123977789
Category: Medical
Page: 932
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Stem Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering in Dental Sciences bridges the gap left by many tissue engineering and stem cell biology titles to highlight the significance of translational research in this field in the medical sciences. It compiles basic developmental biology with keen focus on cell and matrix biology, stem cells with relevance to tissue engineering biomaterials including nanotechnology and current applications in various disciplines of dental sciences; viz., periodontology, endodontics, oral & craniofacial surgery, dental implantology, orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics, organ engineering and transplant medicine. In addition, it covers research ethics, laws and industrial pitfalls that are of particular importance for the future production of tissue constructs. Tissue Engineering is an interdisciplinary field of biomedical research, which combines life, engineering and materials sciences, to progress the maintenance, repair and replacement of diseased and damaged tissues. This ever-emerging area of research applies an understanding of normal tissue physiology to develop novel biomaterial, acellular and cell-based technologies for clinical and non-clinical applications. As evident in numerous medical disciplines, tissue engineering strategies are now being increasingly developed and evaluated as potential routine therapies for oral and craniofacial tissue repair and regeneration. Diligently covers all the aspects related to stem cell biology and tissue engineering in dental sciences: basic science, research, clinical application and commercialization Provides detailed descriptions of new, modern technologies, fabrication techniques employed in the fields of stem cells, biomaterials and tissue engineering research including details of latest advances in nanotechnology Includes a description of stem cell biology with details focused on oral and craniofacial stem cells and their potential research application throughout medicine Print book is available and black and white, and the ebook is in full color

Plastic-esthetic Periodontal and Implant Surgery

A Microsurgical Approach
Author: Otto Zuhr,Marc Hürzeler
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781850972266
Category: Medical
Page: 858
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"In this book, the authors blend scientific knowledge and practical experience to provide a comprehensive overview of the principles, indications, and clinical techniques of plastic-esthetic periodontal and implant microsurgery, focusing especially on minimal soft tissue trauma and maximally perfect wound closure. Microsurgery provides clinically relevant advantages over conventional macrosurgical concepts for regenerative and plastic-esthetic periodontal surgery, especially in the all-important esthetic zone. The microsurgical principles and procedures presented in the book are explained step-by-step in meticulously illustrated case examples with large, exquisite images. Each case example also includes an illustrated armamentarium of the materials and instruments necessary for the practical implementation of the microsurgical procedure. The book concludes with instructions on how to manage all major complications for each procedure."--Publisher.

Practical Implant Dentistry

The Science and Art
Author: Ashok Sethi,Thomas Kaus
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781850972235
Category: Medical
Page: 396
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The science and art of implant dentistry encompasses both complex surgical protocols and advanced prosthodontics, and no beginner can achieve excellence in this discipline without a clear understanding of the step-by-step guidelines. This established textbook, written by clinicians for clinicians, presents evidence-based protocols and focuses on the technical skill and practical craftsmanship that are essential to predictable outcomes in implant placement, augmentation, and restoration. Detailed clinical algorithms facilitate understanding of the various treatment options available, and checklists ensure that the proper protocol is followed before advancing to the next phase of therapy. Updated throughout, the book now features new sections on the use of cone beam imaging, computer-based diagnostics, and CAD/CAM restorative laboratory procedures. This book provides the perfect introduction to implantology with instruction to advance the skills and extend the clinical scope of every practitioner.

Newman and Carranza's Clinical Periodontology E-Book


Author: Michael G. Newman,Henry Takei,Perry R. Klokkevold,Fermin A. Carranza
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032353323X
Category: Medical
Page: 944
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From basic science and fundamental procedures to the latest advanced techniques in reconstructive, esthetic, and implant therapy, Newman and Carranza's Clinical Periodontology, 13th Edition is the resource you can count on to help master the most current information and techniques in periodontology. Full color photos, illustrations, and radiographs show you how to perform periodontal procedures, while renowned experts from across the globe explain the evidence supporting each treatment and lend their knowledge on how to best manage the outcomes. UNIQUE! Periodontal Pathology Atlas contains the most comprehensive collection of cases found anywhere. Full-color photos and anatomical drawings clearly demonstrate core concepts and reinforce important principles. UNIQUE! Chapter opener boxes in the print book alert readers when more comprehensive coverage of topics is available in the online version of the text. NEW! Chapters updated to meet the current exam requirements for the essentials in periodontal education. NEW! Case-based clinical scenarios incorporated throughout the book mimic the new patient case format used in credentialing exams. NEW! Additional tables, boxes, and graphics highlight need-to-know information. NEW! Two new chapters cover periimplantitis and resolving inflammation. NEW! Section on evidence-based practice consists of two chapters covering evidence-based decision making and critical thinking.