Textbook of Operative Dentistry

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Boydell & Brewer Ltd, Aug 1, 2010 - Medical - 520 pages
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This new edition is a complete guide to operative dentistry. Beginning with an introduction, physiology, dental caries and tooth preparation, the text also discusses pain and infection control. The following sections examine different operative procedures.

New techniques such as minimal intervention dentistry, nanotechnology and lasers; and advances in dental materials are discussed in detail. More than 1200 colour images, illustrations, flow charts and tables are included.

 

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  • Complete guide to operative dentistry
  • Discusses numerous different procedures, and pain and infection control
  • New techniques and advances in materials described in detail
  • More than 1200 colour images, illustrations, flow charts and tables
  • Previous edition published in 2010
 

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Contents

Introduction to Operative Dentistry
1
Tooth Nomenclature
7
Structure of Teeth
17
Physiology of Tooth Form
31
Dental Caries
45
Cutting Instruments
92
Principles of Tooth Preparation
125
Patient Evaluation Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
145
Aesthetics in Dentistry
299
Amalgam Restorations
309
Pin Retained Restorations
344
Direct Filling Gold
359
Cast Metal Restorations
373
Glass Ionomer Cement
397
Dental Ceramics
418
Tooth Hypersensitivity
433

Patient and Operator Position
157
Isolation of the Operating Field
164
Pain Control 195
7
Matricing and Tooth Separation
203
Pulp Protection
218
Interim Restorations
229
Bonding to Enamel and Dentin
237
Composite Restorations
255
Tooth Preparation for Composite Restorations
281
Management of Discolored Teeth
441
Minimally Intervention Dentistry
456
Cervical Lesions
463
Evidencebased Dentistry
472
Nanodentistry and its Applications
475
Bibliography
479
Index
487
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Nisha Garg MDS (Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics)
Consultant Endodontics, Manav Rachna Dental College, Faridabad, Haryana, India

Amit Garg MDS
Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Manav Rachna Dental College, Faridabad, Haryana, India

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