Problem Solving in Endodontics - E-Book

Prevention, Identification and Management

Author: James L. Gutmann,Paul E. Lovdahl

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032307801X

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 6506

Problem Solving in Endodontics, 5th Edition, by James L. Gutmann and Paul Lovdahl, offers updated techniques and an evidence-based approach to the most common procedures performed at chairside. Ideal for both endodontists and general dentists, this thoroughly revised reference combines the precision of quality endodontic care with achievable and pain-free outcomes for the patient. Each chapter has been carefully designed so that you'll quickly grasp the anatomy, the instruments needed, and what procedures should be performed -- all supplemented by boxed clinical case examples and tips. Going beyond problem solving, it also addresses the major issues in diagnostic, anatomic, restorative, periodontic, traumatic, and surgical aspects of tooth retention. Provides chairside guidance for the endodontic procedures most commonly performed by endodontists and general dentists. Entire text has expanded concepts that are verified in new drawings and clinically relevant cases. Integrates new technologies and materials into every chapter that when applied result in predictable and optimal outcomes. Establishes clear parameters for the retention of teeth. Correlates optimal patient outcomes with an evidence-based approach. Reflects the practical expertise of renowned endodontics authority and past President of the AAE, Dr. James Gutmann, and endodontics specialist, Dr. Paul Lovdahl. Every chapter has been completely rewritten, and concepts have been integrated for quick recognition, understanding and application to common, everyday challenges. The Surgery section has been expanded with new case studies, and more in-depth coverage of indications and applications for surgeries, such as crown-lengthening technique, periradicular surgery to manage perforations and resorptive defects, and other endodontically-related problems. The approach of this text is to teach the clinician how to recognize and analyze the problems encountered and to synthesize the data for realistic and successful outcomes. To help you make the best clinical decisions, this edition contains new chapters and new sections on diagnosis and treatment planning that presents crucial information on Radiographic Images, Differential Diagnosis of Bony Defects, Diagnosis of Treatment Failure, and Diagnosis of Non-odontogenic Pain. Retains a succinct, user-friendly format with a new design that includes hundreds of NEW high-quality clinical photos and art. Offers broader coverage of tooth trauma with established treatment planning outcomes. ALL references are updated and annotated in the text. Provides a practical, problem-solving approach with new chapters on: radiographic technique and interpretation; impact of pulp disease on the periodontium and vice versa; treatment failure and tooth retention; how to differentiate problems of pulp/periodontium from those that are non-odontogenic in nature; vital pulp therapy; and more.
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Endodontics - E-Book

Principles and Practice

Author: Mahmoud Torabinejad,Ashraf Fouad,Richard E. Walton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455754099

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 8239

ENDODONTICS: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 4th Edition is an essential scientific and clinical building block for understanding the etiology and treatment of teeth with pulpal and periapical diseases. You'll easily understand and learn procedures through step-by-step explanations accompanied by full-color illustrations. Comprehensive coverage of normal structures, disease, diagnosis and treatment planning, periodontic endodontic interrelationship, trauma, local anesthesia, root canal instruments, access preparations, cleaning and shaping, obturation, temporization, retreatment, endodontic surgery, endodontic outcomes, internal bealching, vital pulp therapy, geriatric endodontics, vertical fractures, and more gives you a complete understanding of modern endodontics! Distinguished experts in the field of endodontics share their experience regarding each topic discussed. Current references incorporate evidence-based information that is relevant to your practice. Advice for the prevention and treatment of accidental procedural errors ensures you are prepared to safely care for your patients. Outlines and Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide quick reference for specific topics. High-quality, full-color illustrations allow you to see the procedures described. Newly reorganized content now simulates the order in which procedures are performed in clinical settings.
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Dental Hygiene

Theory and Practice

Author: Michele Leonardi Darby,Margaret Walsh,Saunders

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781455745869

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 2806

Featuring video demonstrations of key dental hygiene skills, Elsevier's Dental Hygiene Procedures Videos provide step-by-step instructions for many basic and advanced dental hygiene procedures. Narrated video along with closed-captioning makes it easy to follow along and learn to perform procedures before you work with actual patients. Video procedures range from patient assessment to periodontal instrumentation, preventive techniques, patient education, laboratory dental materials, care of periodontal and special needs patients, and administration of local anesthesia. Available online, Dental Hygiene Procedures Videos are an ideal supplement to lectures and laboratory demonstrations and a perfect study and preparation tool at home or on the go! A total of 54 procedures are demonstrated step by step, with more than four hours of video showing skills that span the entire dental hygiene curriculum. Core dental hygiene skills include assessment, instrumentation, prevention, patient education, and dental materials, plus additional procedures involving special patient types. Local anesthetic injection videos provide detailed guidelines on this advanced and complex area of dental hygiene, useful for states in which administration by dental hygienists is permitted. Streamlined video instruction bridges the gap between lectures and laboratory demonstrations, boosting your comprehension and better preparing you to care for patients. A blend of video, audio narration, closed-captioning, and printable scripts is ideal for a variety of learning styles and needs. Also available as a money-saving package with Darby and Walsh's textbook, Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, 4th Edition.
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Ingle's Endodontics 6

Author: John Ide Ingle

Publisher: PMPH-USA

ISBN: 9781550093339

Category: Medical

Page: 1555

View: 4023

This textbook, which has been known as the 'Bible of Endodontics' for over 40 years, will, in its 6th edition, retain its recognition as 'The Bible'. With over 88 contributing authors from all over the world and 41 chapters, the new Ingle's Endodontics will be the first endodontic textbook specifically prepared for the world's endodontic specialists and graduate students in advanced endodontic programs world-wide. It will continue to be the standard against which all other endodontic texts will be measured. The main divisions of the book will be 'The Discipline of Endodontics,' 'Endodontic Pathobiology,' 'Endodontic Examination, Evaluation, Diagnosis & Treatment Planning,' 'Management of Endodontic Disease,' 'Surgical Procedures in Endodontics and' Related Endodontic Treatment.' For the most part the illustrations will be in color. The evidence based bibliography for each topic will be extensive. Controversies in endodontics will be explored. Diagnosis and management of pain and infections will be broadened. A new section dealing with maxillary sinusitis and endodontic disease, expanded by CT scans is featured. The newest endodontic armamentaria are covered in depth. With a roundup of the world's experts in all phases of the specialty, Ingle's Endodontics, 6th edition, promises to be the ultimate in endodontic textbooks. It will be essential for every endodontist's library.
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Oral Cells and Tissues

Author: Philias R. Garant

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 430

View: 5216

This work describes the highly complex biology of the oral cells and tissues in a clear and straightforward style. At the same time, it presents basic science and clinical correlations that demonstrate the significance of traditional basic science to oral biology as well as to clinical dentistry.
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Modern Dental Assisting - E-Book

Author: Doni L. Bird,Debbie S. Robinson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323485170

Category: Medical

Page: 1184

View: 6767

Learn dental assisting top to bottom from the best, with the most comprehensive, most current, and most trusted text available. For more than 40 years, students and practitioners alike have relied on Modern Dental Assisting for its cutting-edge content, easy-to-grasp writing style, step-by-step procedures, engaging learning features, and top-notch visuals to master all aspects of dental assisting. The 12th edition showcases a brand-new illustration program and content on technological advances, public health and access to care, teledentistry, infection control guidelines, the Zika virus, Ebola, the oral-systemic health connection, and much more. Written by trusted experts Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson, this is the all-in-one learning resource you need to stay ahead of the curve in the modern world of dental assisting. Comprehensive, cutting edge content provides a single, start-to-finish source for dental assisting training. Step-by-step procedures use color coding, key-step icons, and clinical photos to demonstrate key dental assisting competencies for both general and expanded functions — detailing for each the equipment and supplies, chronological steps, and rationales. 70 procedural videos with questions and answers provide you with unlimited practice for clinical encounters. UNIQUE! Interactive Dental Office program features 25 in-depth case studies with questions, online periodontal charting, and radiographic mounting exercises to help you problem-solve their way through a wide variety of dental conditions and procedures. Recall and Critical Thinking questions in each chapter as well as self-assessment questions and an online mock exam provide robust opportunities for practice and application. Feature boxes on CDC guidelines, patient education, law and ethics, and future trends summarize recommendations and key applications in practice. Chapter key terms are defined at the beginning of each chapter, highlighted within text discussions, and cross-referenced to chapters within the glossary. Learning and performance outcomes help you focus on goals, serve as checkpoints for comprehension and skills mastery, and provide study tools for exam preparation. NEW! Content on the latest topics affecting dental assisting practice includes technological advancements, public health and access to care, teledentistry, infection control guidelines, the Zika virus, Ebola, the oral-systemic health connection, and much more. Revised art program provides vivid original renderings of dental anatomy tooth morphology and dental imaging, along with modern and improved photos of the latest products, equipment, and instruments.
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Saunders 2018-2019 Strategies for Test Success - E-Book

Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri,Angela Silvestri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323479715

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 9717

Get more than just practice questions; get comprehensive test and nursing school preparation that’s proven to help you succeed! Written by the most trusted expert in NCLEX exam prep, Saunders 2018-2019 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam, 5th Edition is an invaluable guide that teaches you how to master the things that matter most on the NCLEX exam and your nursing school exams: critical thinking, problem solving, and time management. In this guide you’ll find not only 1,200 practice questions and rationales that reflect the latest NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN test plans, but you’ll also get a wealth of proven tips and real-world hints to help you overcome text anxiety, develop effective study habits, and confidently evaluate and identify the correct answer for a variety of test question types, including alternate item formats. It’s a must-have resource for any nursing student who needs not just practice, but well-rounded preparation! A Reducing Test Anxiety chapter offers simple strategies to control test-induced stress and gain the confidence needed to pass exams. A Developing Study Skills chapter provides helpful tips on improving time management for more efficient exam preparation. 1,200 review questions are included in the book and online, providing a 2-in-1 approach to learning strategies and test-taking skills UNIQUE! Student-to-Student Hints highlight real life strategies that have helped other students graduate from nursing school and pass the NCLEX exam. Helpful Tips for the Nursing Student highlight the most important concepts needed for exam success. Online practice questions let you apply the strategies learned from the text in a realistic electronic testing environment. Emphasis on comprehensive test preparation helps you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX examination. Priority concepts for each question help you link your concept-based classes and NCLEX prep. Chapters on specific question content — such as prioritization, pharmacology, triage/disaster management, and delegation — offer numerous examples to prepare you for higher-level questions. A fun, 4-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help engage visual learners. NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the most current NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN test plans. NEW! Experience level coding for questions designates each question as beginning, intermediate, or experienced to help focus your learning throughout all points of your nursing school career. NEW! Increased focus on clinical judgement incorporates strategies for clinical judgement, question data, and question abnormalities into the NCLEX-style questions. NEW! Expanded client-centered options address the increasing import of the patient-centered care QSEN competency on the NCLEX Exam. NEW! Additional coverage of interprofessionalism is incorporated.
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Textbook and Color Atlas of Traumatic Injuries to the Teeth

Author: Jens O. Andreasen,Frances M. Andreasen,Lars Andersson

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 1119167051

Category: Medical

Page: 1064

View: 5751

Textbook and Color Atlas of Traumatic Injuries to the Teeth, Fifth Edition encompasses the full scope of acute dental trauma, including all aspects of interdisciplinary treatment. New edition of the definitive reference on dental traumatology Thoroughly revised and updated with a modern look and feel Eight new chapters on innovative developments in the field Contributions from world-renowned authors and editors Linked to dentaltraumaguide.org with a specific chapter on how the book complements the online guide
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Harty's Endodontics in Clinical Practice E-Book

Author: Bun San Chong

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702065129

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 3930

This book is a guide to proven, current clinical endodontic practice. It is designed, primarily, with the undergraduate readership in mind but is also suitable for anyone pursuing specialist training, including extended skills in endodontics, and general dental practitioners undertaking CPD, or wishing to keep up-to-date. The seventh edition is available with an online question bank containing MCQs and Clinical Cases. Practical approach to the subject, taking the reader through every step of endodontic practice from its scientific basis to patient assessment and through to clinical techniques Helpful pedagogic features – including Learning Outcomes and Summary Boxes – help reinforce learning International experts and contributors help ensure good coverage and currency of information Explores areas of debate when they exist to reflect differing approaches to treatment intervention Explains the potential impact of systemic conditions and disorders, as well as medications, on endodontic treatment planning and management Discusses the diagnosis of orofacial pain and the appropriate use of antibiotics and analgesics Explores the maintenance of pulp vitality and the prevention of apical periodontitis in the context of operative dentistry Provides an overview of instruments and devices used during endodontic treatment Describes the fundamental principles of canal filling using gutta-percha, as well as the use of alternative materials, and newer root filling techniques Discusses the management of dental trauma with emphasis on accurate diagnosis, timely and appropriate treatment, and follow-up Explores the interface between endodontic-periodontal disease in the context of diagnosis, treatment and prognostic assessment Discusses common challenges such as inadequate pain control and problems with preparation and filling of the root canal system Written at a level which is ideal for dental students, general dental practitioners and those pursuing specialist training or seeking to keep up-to-date Comes with access to an online question bank containing a wide range of MCQs and Clinical Cases to help reinforce learning! Richly illustrated with over 80 colour artworks – many created by the Gray’s Anatomy illustration team – and 350 photographs, many of which are previously unpublished Explores advances in our understanding of the role of microorganisms in the pathogenesis of pulpal and periradicular diseases and the role of host defence response against root canal infection Explores the use of newer imaging techniques such as three-dimensional tomography in determining pulp space anatomy and in treatment planning Explains recent advances in material technology, molecular biology and regenerative medicine in the management of deep caries and maintenance of pulp vitality Explores the effective use of existing and newer chemomechanical preparation techniques and intracanal medication for thorough root canal system decontamination Explores advances in the techniques available for restoring endodontically treated teeth
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Common Complications in Endodontics

Prevention and Management

Author: Priyanka Jain

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319609971

Category: Medical

Page: 292

View: 1915

This book describes the most commonly encountered endodontic complications and provides up-to-date information on their prevention and management. The opening chapters explain the importance of accurate diagnosis and treatment planning, outline the role of digital radiography and CBCT in managing complications, and highlight the need for close attention to anatomic landmarks in order to avoid damage to neurovascular anatomy. Endodontic problems associated with different procedural errors are then discussed in detail, covering a wide variety of access- and instrumentation-related complications and the difficulties that may arise when using obturation techniques. Readers will also find information on the endodontic–periodontal relationship, special issues in geriatric patients, and the potential medical emergencies and precautions in specific patient subsets. The clear, easy-to-read text is complemented by numerous high-quality photographs and tables that assist understanding and ready identification of management solutions. This book will be of value for all dental practitioners with an interest in endodontics, endodontic specialists, and higher-level students.
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Endodontics

Problem-Solving in Clinical Practice

Author: HE Pitt Ford,TR Pitt Ford,JS Rhodes

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0203645286

Category: Medical

Page: 216

View: 4013

The problems arising from root canals in the daily clinical practice of dentistry can often be difficult and time-consuming to solve. Here a team from one leading centre of dental excellence provides detailed and highly illustrated guidance to these difficult areas and how to manage the problems that they often pose.
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Textbook of Physical Diagnosis E-Book

History and Examination

Author: Mark H. Swartz

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323225071

Category: Medical

Page: 848

View: 2618

Derive the maximum diagnostic information from interviewing and examining patients with Textbook of Physical Diagnosis. Employing a compassionate, humanistic approach, Dr. Swartz explores how cultural differences can influence communication, diet, family relationships, and health practices and beliefs, and demonstrates that your interpersonal awareness is just as essential in physical diagnosis as your level of technical skill. This medical reference book features numerous high-quality color images, an easy-to-use design, and detailed descriptions of exam techniques, making it an essential guide for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Learn about special considerations related to patient’s unique situations, such as cultural differences, nutritional status, and overall health, which may affect your approach to their treatment. Understand the causes of the symptoms you encounter with Pathophysiology explanations. Easily review illustrated components with abundant color photographs capturing the true appearance of various diseases. Access coverage of complementary and alternative medicine so you can be alerted to the clinical implications of these increasingly popular modalities. Communicate effectively in Spanish. An appendix on the examination of Spanish-speaking patients provides translations for commonly used medical phrases and questions. Provide the best medical care through the art of interviewing and physical examination with the most recent coverage of relevant physical diagnosis standards and tests, as well as detailed discussions of key exam techniques. View examination techniques and clinical presentations more clearly than ever before with help from high-quality color images, over 900 photographs, and line art supplementing the detailed text. Stream more than 3 hours of in-depth video at Student Consult.
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Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry E-Book

Author: Avijit Banerjee,Edward W Odell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044075

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 4081

The latest edition of this popular book continues to provide a highly visual step-by-step guide to the practical management of a wide variety of presentations seen in clinical dental practice. Containing over 350 high-quality photographs, line artworks and tables, Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry is written in an easy-to read ‘how to’ style and contains a large number of real life clinical cases carefully presented to maximise learning outcomes for the reader. Covering all core aspects of practice, Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry, 3rd editionwill be of value to all general dental practitioners, both qualified and in training. More than 350 colour illustrations, artworks and tables present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Designed to help the reader reorganise their knowledge into a clinically useful format Explores treatment alternatives and evaluates their advantages and disadvantages Integrates material from all the dental specialties in order to cover the full range of problems which will be seen in practice Practical approach to the subject makes learning especially easy Includes ten completely new problems, making the book almost twice as long as the first edition! All the chapters have been completely revised to account for new national guidelines, changes in legislation and advances in treatment Additional topics include Down’s syndrome, bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis, headache and child protection
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Evidence-Based Implant Dentistry

Author: Oreste Iocca

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319268724

Category: Medical

Page: 248

View: 2152

This book covers all aspects of implant dentistry, presenting up-to-date information that reflects the highest level of scientific evidence as presented in the specialized literature. Among the topics addressed by expert authors are the prognosis of natural tooth versus implant restorations, bone response to implant treatment, placement and loading time, implant design and length, platform design, implant abutments, prosthodontic treatment, reconstructive surgery, and periimplantitis. The amount of data available for the clinician working in the field of implantology is huge and constantly increasing. The task of remaining abreast of the latest evidence and applying it effectively in clinical practice is further hindered by the fact that many scientific papers make contradictory claims and contain methodological flaws and biases that generate confusion and lack of reliability. Against this background, Evidence-Based Implant Dentistry will serve the reader as a dependable and scientifically supported guide to current implant treatment and key issues in the field.
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Beginning SharePoint 2013

Building Business Solutions

Author: Amanda Perran,Shane Perran,Jennifer Mason,Laura Rogers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118654919

Category: Computers

Page: 672

View: 3574

Learn to build business solutions with SharePoint 2013 Now in its third edition, this perennial bestseller features a complete overhaul for the latest version of SharePoint. A must-have for building business solutions in SharePoint, real-world scenarios address critical information management problems and detailed descriptions explain how to efficiently and successfully handle these challenges. Plus, best practices for configuration and customization round out the coverage of getting started with SharePoint 2013 so that you can confidently make this platform work for your business today. Examines product functionality alongside realistic scenarios to provide you with contextual relevance Addresses managing permissions, reporting in SharePoint, and working with access services Offers updated content on working with lists, libraries, workflow, content types, and web parts Reviews social features, forms management, business connectivity services, and more Beginning SharePoint 2013 is an ideal introduction to the latest iteration of this popular content management provider.
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Surgical Endodontics

Author: James L. Gutmann,John Wylie Harrison

Publisher: Medico Dental Media International

ISBN: 9781891949104

Category: Endodontics

Page: 468

View: 8486

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Principles and Practice of Esthetic Dentistry

Author: Nairn H. F. Wilson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723455589

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 8111

Esthetic dentistry is an area of recognizable growth around the world and it often brings considerable challenges for the clinician. Nairn Wilson CBE - one of the world's leading dental educationalists - presents a unique volume designed to introduce practitioners to the world of esthetic dentistry with the goal of safely expanding his or her current scope of practice. Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, this beautiful volume will guide readers through the key issues relating to modern dental esthetics and includes a discussion of dental ethics, patient psychology, treatment planning and the delivery of care, the management of recession defects, patient assessment and clinical techniques as well as an exploration of the importance of teamwork and the maintenance of dental attractiveness. Whether you are newly qualified or an experienced dental practitioner, this volume will be ideal for skill enhancement and is designed for use throughout the world. .."simple, clinically relevant and with up-to-date text providing invaluable tips on many advanced restorative procedures." Reviewed by Zenab Mushtaq on behalf of BDJ Student, July 2015
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Dental Instruments

A Pocket Guide

Author: Linda Bartolomucci Boyd

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323495761

Category: Medical

Page: 792

View: 7126

Learn need-to-know information on more than 300 dental instruments! Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 6th Edition, makes it quick and easy for dental assistants and hygienists to master the identification and use of instruments and equipment used in everyday practice. It includes nearly 700 photographs and illustrations along with monographs describing each instrument’s use, characteristics, practice considerations, and sterilization. It’s also easy to review and to assess your knowledge, thanks to the flashcard-style, flip-book format. This spiral-bound guide is ideal both for study and for chairside reference. Clear, consistent format includes a photo of each instrument along with its name, functions, characteristics, practice notes, and sterilization, with chapters progressing from basic instruments to more specialized instruments. Nearly 700 high-quality photographs and illustrations include both full and close-up views to help you quickly and accurately identify and differentiate dental instruments. Flashcard format makes it easy to quiz yourself and assess your knowledge of dental instruments. Pocket size, spiral binding, and Velcro® closure makes the book ideal for on-the-go study and ease of use. Interactive review activities on the Evolve companion website include chapter quizzes as well as tray setup exercises and questions. NEW content includes modern sickle scalers, Invisalign, CAD/CAM for orthodontics, magnified cameras for endodontics, temporary anchorage devices, cordless prophy handpieces, and more. NEW images of instruments include modern professional photographs, specifically many close-up views of instrument tips, and high-quality drawings of details that cannot be shown in a photograph. EXPANDED! In-use photos and illustrations show instruments or equipment within the context of dental care.
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Essentials of Dental Assisting

Author: Debbie S. Robinson,Doni L. Bird

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323430945

Category: Medical

Page: 520

View: 814

Focusing on the core clinical skills and knowledge necessary to become a practicing dental assistant, Essentials of Dental Assisting, 6th Edition, is the perfect resource to help you succeed in this fast-paced program. Fully updated to include the latest procedures and trends, this practice resource has been specifically designed and written to help you easily grasp the most important information. Plus, with its vivid step-by-step procedures, practical application exercises, learning aids, and built-in study tools, you’ll have the everything you need to master the essential skills and start a successful and rewarding career as a dental assistant! Focus on Clinical Dental Assisting provides essential information on core skills and procedures. Cutting-edge content and approachable writing style ensure that you learn to perform the most up-to-date practices. Easy-to-follow organization offers 29 succinct chapters that move from profession basics and sciences to infection control, chair-side treatment foundations, and patient care in general and specific dentistry. Step-by-step procedures of skills dental assistants must master feature a consistent format that includes a goal, equipment, chronological steps, and rationales, supplemented liberally with photos to einforce explanations and icons to identify key issues. Exam practice includes review questions at the end of each chapter and a practice exam online to help you test your understanding of chapter content and prepare for classroom and board exams. Apply Your Knowledge boxes encourage you to assimilate the chapter content and apply it to common situations in the practice setting. Ethical Implications at the end of each chapter’s narrative encourage students to focus on the legal and ethical behaviors they will need to practice to protect themselves, their patients, and the practices for which they work. Key terminology begins each chapter and is highlighted within text discussions. Learning objectives help you set goals for accomplishment and also serve as checkpoints for comprehension. NEW! Updated chapter discussions provide additional information on dynamic areas such as the electronic health record, impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), preventive techniques, and the new hazard communication standard. NEW! Revised photos and illustrations feature more modern illustrations and newer products and equipment. NEW! 10 new and 20 revised video clips feature significant changes in the dental imaging and dental materials sections of the comprehensive video collection – now with 70 video clips in total.
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Complications in Endodontic Surgery

Prevention, Identification and Management

Author: Igor Tsesis

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642542182

Category: Medical

Page: 194

View: 8857

This book presents up-to-date recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis, and management of complications in endodontic surgical procedures, based on the best available scientific evidence. Common risks such as wound healing impairment, infection and bleeding are discussed and specific complications related to endodontic surgery, such as maxillary sinus involvement and damage to adjacent neurovascular structures, are reviewed. For each step of endodontic surgical procedures, surgical goals and possible outcomes are reviewed. Preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative risk factors for complications are identified and treatment options presented. Helpful decision-making algorithms, tables and flow charts complement the reader-friendly text.
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