Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics
Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 1, 2006 - Medical - 1130 pages
Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics, 4th Edition is a comprehensive, user-friendly text that offers dental students and practitioners an excellent opportunity to understand the basic principles of fixed prosthodontics. This text provides a strong foundation in basic science, followed by practical step-by-step clinical applications. Procedures are presented in an organized, systematic format, and are illustrated by over 3,000 clear, high-quality drawings and photographs, now in full-color. The material is logically divided into sections that cover planning and preparation, clinical procedures, and laboratory procedures. The text also includes two invaluable appendices that provide an updated list of dental materials and equipment, as well as a guide to manufacturers.
Follows ADEA curriculum guidelines for fixed prosthodontics
Features hundreds of step-by-step procedures
Integrates basic science with clinical applications
End-of-chapter glossaries consistent with the most recent edition of The Glossary of Prosthodontic Terms (see above)
Text boxes scattered throughout present quick facts and tips about selected artwork
Selected key terms presented at the beginning of each chapter and set in bold type within the text facilitates rapid information retrieval
Essay format study questions offer the reader an opportunity to test his or her knowledge and comprehension after reading each chapter
Updated references support concepts presented in each chapter.
Valuable appendices on dental materials/equipment and manufacturers.
15 contributors collaborate with the editors to present up-to-date information and state-of-the-art techniques in prosthodontics.
Full color design that creates an immediate visual impact and will help to better illustrate concepts
Classification System for Partial Edentulism
Extensive changes have been made to the content and illustrations of many chapters
New and re-shot "step-by-step" illustrations.
Updates in Implant-Supported Fixed Prosthesis including new illustrations and discussion on contemporary practice
Chapters that focus on the essential aspects of prosthodontics and provide the information needed in day-to-day practice.
Greatly expanded section on dental esthetics, focusing specifically on achieving the optimal cosmetic result for the patient.
Expanded information on resin luting agents.
Updates including a variety of new illustrations showing the effects of long-term follow-up.
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Chapter 1 HISTORY TAKING AND CLINICAL EXAMINATION
Chapter 2 DIAGNOSTIC CASTS AND RELATED PROCEDURES
Chapter 3 TREATMENT PLANNING
Chapter 4 PRINCIPLES OF OCCLUSION
Chapter 5 PERIODONTAL CONSIDERATIONS
Chapter 6 MOUTH PREPARATION
Chapter 7 PRINCIPLES OF TOOTH PREPARATION
Chapter 8 THE COMPLETE CAST CROWN PREPARATION
Chapter 20 PONTIC DESIGN
Chapter 21 RETAINERS FOR PARTIAL REMOVABLE DENTAL PROSTHESES
Chapter 22 INVESTING AND CASTING
Chapter 23 DESCRIPTION OF COLOR COLORREPLICATION PROCESS AND ESTHETICS
Chapter 24 METALCERAMIC RESTORATIONS
Chapter 25 ALLCERAMIC RESTORATIONS
Chapter 26 RESINBONDED FIXED DENTAL PROSTHESES
Chapter 27 FIBERREINFORCED COMPOSITE FIXED PROSTHESES
Chapter 9 THE METALCERAMIC CROWN PREPARATION
Chapter 10 THE PARTIAL VENEER CROWN INLAY AND ONLAY PREPARATIONS
Chapter 11 TOOTH PREPARATION FOR ALLCERAMIC RESTORATIONS
Chapter 12 RESTORATION OF THE ENDODONTICALLY TREATED TOOTH
Chapter 13 IMPLANTSUPPORTED FIXED PROSTHESES
Chapter 14 TISSUE MANAGEMENT AND IMPRESSION MAKING
Chapter 15 INTERIM FIXED RESTORATIONS
Chapter 16 COMMUNICATING WITH THE DENTAL LABORATORY
Chapter 17 DEFINITIVE CASTS AND DIES
Chapter 18 WAX PATTERNS
Chapter 19 FRAMEWORK DESIGN AND METAL SELECTION FOR METALCERAMIC RESTORATIONS
Chapter 28 CONNECTORS FOR PARTIAL FIXED DENTAL PROSTHESES
Chapter 29 FINISHING THE CAST RESTORATION
Chapter 30 EVALUATION CHARACTERIZATION AND GLAZING
Chapter 31 LUTING AGENTS AND CEMENTATION PROCEDURES
Chapter 32 POSTOPERATIVE CARE
DENTAL MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT INDEX
THE GLOSSARY OF PROSTHODONTIC TERMS
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