The authoritative reference that continues to present a systematic analysis of the scientific basis of endodontology The third edition of Essential Endodontology: Prevention and Treatment of Apical Periodontitis has been revised and updated to include the most recent developments in the field, maintaining its position as the major scientific treatise of apical periodontitis. Making an often-complex subject more digestible, the book explores the scientific basis of endodontology, adopting a systematic analysis of the available clinical and laboratory evidence. Promoting apical periodontitis as a disease entity, the comprehensive third edition focuses on its biology and clinical features, enabling the reader to have a better understanding of its diagnosis, prevention and treatment. In addition to thorough updates and full colour illustrations throughout, a new chapter on regenerative endodontics has been added to this edition. Written with a focus on the scientific basis of endodontology Includes a new chapter on regenerative endodontics Presents the most current information and major developments in this fast-moving field Provides helpful learning outcomes in each chapter Contains full colour illustrations, enriching the text Features contributions from a noted panel of international experts, including new contributors from across the globe Regarded as a vital companion to the pursuit of excellence in postgraduate and specialist education, Essential Endodontology is an indispensable and accessible resource for practicing endodontists, postgraduate students of endodontology and those seeking professional certification in endodontology.
Focusing on endodontic problem-solving and troubleshooting techniques, this book covers ways to avoid problems throughout the full spectrum of treatment - from diagnosis to posttreatment. In delivering a consistently high level of quality care, this approach follows three steps: how to prevent problems in treatment, how to identify problems that exist or that occur during treatment, and how to manage those problems once they are recognized. This edition offers practical ways to address the most common clinical problems, scenarios, and issues that pose dilemmas for the student or clinician. Succinct tables, boxes, and bulleted lists make information easier to find. 1,150 illustrations show problem-solving techniques put into practice, allowing for better identification of conditions and treatments. Expanded discussion of documentation looks at legal forms and malpractice issues - useful preparation for preventing or dealing with legal situations. Concise and contemporary reference lists are included at the end of every chapter. New and revised problem-solving cases present various clinical problems and discuss possible treatment and outcomes. Concise "how-to" text combined with an abundance of radiographs and photographs show how these problem-solving techniques apply to everyday practice. Full-color contemporary design and updated color photos demonstrate in great detail the need-to-know clinical techniques. Procedure boxes provide step-by-step instructions and helpful photographs on important problem-solving techniques. Clinical Tips boxes offer valuable suggestions for how to prevent or manage various situations in everyday practice. Problem Solving list begins each text chapter and presents an "at-a-glance" outline of topics presented in that chapter. Contemporary Technologies and Materials chapter expands upon developments in magnification devices, radiography, handpieces, locators, and techniques, keeping endodontists up to date. Vital Pulp Therapy chapter describes pulp capping procedures and viable procedures for the incompletely formed root apex, providing more detailed information on treatment options for challenging pulp conditions and malformed roots. Microbial Control chapter deals with infection control materials and techniques, important for successful endodontic procedures, maintaining a sanitary practice environment, and for protecting staff and patients from infection. Challenges in Apical Surgery chapter discusses treatment planning and procedures for apical endodontic surgery, offering specific problem-solving strategies for when surgical intervention is essential for tooth retention. Challenges in Periradicular Surgery chapter discusses surgical treatment planning and procedures for problems that occur in locations other than the apex, offering solutions to challenges such as fractured teeth, hemisection, and periodontal defects. Treatment Planning Tooth Retention vs. Tooth Replacement chapter describes options for keeping the tooth vs. extraction and replacement. Endodontic-Orthodontic Clinical Challenges chapter addresses the impact of orthodontic tooth movement on the viability of dental pulp and other interdisciplinary issues. New product information listings at the end of chapters provide additional information and direct the reader to website listings on materials and equipment.
The new edition of Prevention of Oral Disease remains the only comprehensive textbook covering all aspects of dental prevention. Chapters covering conventional preventive issues such as diet and fluorides are complemented by innovative new or revised material in a wide range of areas, including mucosal disease, the pulp odontal disease. Generic subjects such as the social dimension of oral health and health promotion underpin the clinically based chapters. The book is relevant to anyone who has to provide or understand prevention, irrespective of their clinical discipline or interest.The new edition has been brought in line with undergraduate teaching methods and the way in which dentistry students learn/revise The only textbook to cover all aspects of preventive dental care in a focused, evidence-based way New two-colour text design and numerous summary boxes and key points throughout the book ensure a format that is learner friendly Cross-disciplinary, with editors from different fields
The third edition of Textbook of Endodontology provides lucid scholarship and clear discussion of endodontic principles and treatment to dental students and dental practitioners searching for current information on endodontic theories and techniques. Completely revised and updated new edition Features six new chapters Provides pedagogical features to promote understanding Includes clinical case studies to put the information in the clinical context Illustrated in full color throughout with clinical images and detailed diagrams Offers interactive multiple-choice questions on a companion website
This lavishly illustrated, practical guide to endodontic treatment and procedures covers the latest developments in instrumentation and filling techniques Includes 1,600 superb illustrations, with color coded line diagrams that present clinical, diagnostic, and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner. Provides a full chapter on radiography to emphasize its importance in both diagnosis and treatment. Discusses the changes brought about by nickel titanium instruments, which produce different shapes in the root canal. Covers digital radiography. Includes additional illustrations and extended coverage on sophisticated filling techniques.
Presents step-by-step procedures that allow general practitioners to provide root canal therapy for cases that meet specific criteria and to recognize when to refer to a specialist. The authors believe that emerging technologies have expanded the role that general practitioners can take to treat patients with apical periodontitis with a high degree of predictability and success. In language and illustrations that are clear, simple, and direct, the authors guide readers through the steps of diagnosing the problem, understanding how and with what instruments to treat it, and performing several different treatment procedures.
This beautifully produced atlas is a revised translation of a second edition German work published in 2008 (Georg Thieme Verlag).-- Book NewsExperts from around the world present a comprehensive overview of the clinical practice of endodontology, featuring the most up-to-date information on how to treat problems of the inner tooth, the pulp, and of the tissues surrounding the root. The authors provide detailed coverage of all common endodontic procedures documented with full-color illustrations that demonstrate the various steps of each treatment.The atlas opens with a solid introduction to the basic science and general principles of endodontic pathobiology, microbiology, diagnosis, imaging, anatomy, anesthesia, and emergency care. Separate sections then guide the reader through instruments and materials, root canal treatment, instrumentation and filling, and postendodontic measures, plus other key topics such as endodontic surgery, traumatology, and outcomes.Features Over 1,900 high-quality illustrations, including full-color microscopic images and photographs of clinical treatment steps, techniques, instruments, and materials The latest information on Nickel-Titanium instruments, the use of clinical microscopes, adhesive fixation technology, and primary endodontic treatment and re-treatment Practical discussion of the pros and cons of each treatment approach Endodontology is an essential resource for all practicing endodontists as well as any dentist who must have a full understanding of modern techniques and approaches. It also serves as an excellent tool with which to educate patients about their treatment options.
PART 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY 1. The Practical Importance of Pediatric Dentistry 2. Oral Pathologic Conditions and Soft Tissue Anomalies 3. Anomalies of the Developing Dentition 4. Diseases and Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease 5. Topics in Pediatric Physiology 6. Nonpharmacologic Issues in Pain Perception and Control 7. Pain Perception Control 8. Pain Reaction Control - Sedation 9. Antimicrobials in Pediatric Dentistry 10. Medical Emergencies 11. Dental Public Health Issues in Pediatric Dentistry PART 2: CONCEPTION TO AGE THREE 12. The Dynamics of Change Physical Changes: Body, Craniofacial Changes, Dental Changes Cognitive Changes Emotional Changes Social Changes Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Dental Disease 13. Examination, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning 14. Prevention of Dental Disease 15. Managing Traumatic Injuries in the Primary Dentition 16. Congenital Genetic Disorders and Syndromes PART 3: THE PRIMARY DENTITION YEARS: THREE TO SIX YEARS 17. The Dynamics of Change Physical Changes: Body, Craniofacial Changes, Dental Changes Cognitive Changes Emotional Changes Social Changes Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Dental Disease 18. Examination, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning 19. Prevention of Dental Disease 20. Dental Materials 21. Restorative Dentistry for the Primary Dentition 22. Pulp Therapy for the Primary Dentition 23. Patient Management 24. Periodontal Problems in Children and Adolescents 25. Space Maintenance in the Primary Dentition 26. Oral Habits 27. Orthodontic Treatment in the Primary Dentition 28. Local Anesthesia and Oral Surgery in Children PART 4: THE TRANSITIONAL YEARS: SIX TO TWELVE YEARS 29. The Dynamics of Change Physical Changes: Body, Craniofacial Changes, Dental Changes Cognitive Changes Emotional Changes Social Changes Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Dental Disease 30. Examination, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning 31. Prevention of Dental Disease 32. The Acid-Etch Technique in Caries Prevention: Pit and Fissure Sealants and Preventive Restorations 33. Pulp Therapy for Young Permanent Teeth 34. Managing Traumatic Injuries in the Young Permanent Dentition 35. Treatment Planning and Treatment of Orthodontic Problems PART 5: ADOLESCENCE 36. The Dynamics of Change Physical Changes: Body, Craniofacial Changes, Dental Changes Cognitive Changes Social Changes Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Dental Disease 37. Examination, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning for General and Orthodontic Problems 38. Prevention of Dental Disease 39. Esthetic Restorative Dentistry for the Adolescent 40. Sports Dentistry and Mouth Protection Appendixes Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Childhood Immunization Schedule.
This book provides a complete review of all types of glass-ionomer cements, from their uses and limitations to problems associated with their use in modern dental practice, with particular emphasis on restorative and pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, prosthodontics, and endodontics.