Sturdevant's Art & Science of Operative Dentistry - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Mar 12, 2014 - Medical - 568 pages

Get a better picture of operative dentistry from the most complete text on the market. Using a detailed, heavily illustrated, step-by-step approach, this comprehensive guide helps you master the fundamentals and procedures of restorative and preventive dentistry and learn to make informed decisions to solve patient needs. This widely respected text draws from both theory and practice, and is supported by extensive clinical and laboratory research. The new edition features a new full-color design, significant content updates, and a new companion website with six supplemental chapters, videos, and more.

  • Comprehensive coverage spans the entire spectrum of operative dentistry, including fundamentals, diagnosis, instrumentation, preparation, restoration, and prevention.
  • Practical, scientific approach to content is supported by sound clinical and laboratory research and incorporates both theory and practice.
  • Clear presentation of techniques and procedures uses a consistent pattern to cover each restorative process.
  • Procedural alternatives instruct on how to adapt a procedure or technique to answer individual patient needs.
  • Pros and cons of restoration options discuss the advantages, disadvantages, indications, and contraindications involved to help you make informed decisions when multiple treatment options are available.
  • Significant revisions across all chapters streamline the book and make it easier to read.
  • New full-color design gives you a better picture of concepts and procedure details.
  • Companion website offers electronic access to the book, plus six supplemental chapters, videos, and weblinks.
 

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Contents

1 Clinical Significance of Dental Anatomy Histology Physiology and Occlusion
1
3 Patient Assessment Examination and Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
89
4 Fundamental Concepts of Enamel and Dentin Adhesion
114
5 Fundamentals of Tooth Preparation and Pulp Protection
141
6 Instruments and Equipment for Tooth Preparation
164
7 Preliminary Considerations for Operative Dentistry
186
8 Introduction to Composite Restorations
216
9 Class III IV and V Direct Composite and Glass Ionomer Restorations
229
12 Additional Conservative Esthetic Procedures
296
13 Introduction to Amalgam Restorations
339
14 Class I II and VI Amalgam Restorations
353
15 Class III and V Amalgam Restorations
410
16 Complex Amalgam Restorations
429
17 Class II Cast Metal Restorations
455
Index
518
Supplemental Online Chapters
E-1

10 Class I II and VI Direct Composite Restorations and Other ToothColored Restorations
254
11 Indirect ToothColored Restorations
280

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