Dr Naru's stunning 3D animations bring great clarity to understanding the sometimes catastrophic effects of jaw movement. The clinical videos show comprehensively the process of investigating and managing real life occlusal problems. The second edition provides [ Brunton, Paul A. Decision-Making in Operative Dentistry QuintEssentials series: Operative Dentistry is a rapidly changing field of restorative dentistry. Advances in caries diagnosis and management strategies, pulp protection philosophies, tooth preparation techniques and dental materials have left practitioners somewhat unsure as to what is best practice.
This book answers many of the questions frequently posed by practitioners, encourages a less interventive philosophy and is an easy-to-use resource for clinical decision-making. Implementing the strategies devised by these international experts can dramatically improve the success of any dental practice.
For the author's purposes, quality is defined in relation to the process of care, the service given, the people delivering the care, and the environment in which the care is provided. In each of these various facets of dental care, the author considers the process of measuring, assessing, improving, and monitoring quality and its impact on the way we work and live.
Contents Chapter Introducti[ Lynch, Christopher D. Successful Posterior Composites The use of resin composite in posterior restorations is an accepted practice, offering a predictable and minimally invasive treatment. Resin composite can be regarded as the "material of choice" for restoring many posterior teeth that have been damaged by caries or trauma. This textbook reviews the most current concepts, presents techniques for successful results, and demonstrates how to avoid common pitfalls.
Mitchell, Christina Dental Materials in Operative Dentistry This book concisely outlines the clinical advantages and disadvantages as well as indications and contraindications of different materials. Topics include finishing and polishing restorations and the use of dental curing lights. Chadwick, R. Graham Dental Erosion Dental erosion is increasingly common. Its effects can be profound with lifelong consequences for the general and dental health of affected individuals.
This book seeks to provide a framework of knowledge, in an easy-to-use format, to enable the dental team to manage effectively those with dental erosion. A concise, evidence based approach is adopted that is illustrated with examples of real cases. Many useful practical tips on treating such patients are given. Culturally Sensitive Oral Healthcare We work in a multicultural society and modern healthcare delivery demands that the religious, cultural and ethical beliefs of patients be considered as a part of their treatment. There is therefore an increasing need to understand other cultures.
We have attempted to address this need by developing this book to provide members of the dental team with a reference source to culturally sensitive care in everyday clinical practice. This is not a text about technical dentistry. Neither is this book [ Slater, Mabel Dental Team Companion The dental team approach is the future of oral healthcare provision.
Team members must have shared goals, understand their roles and responsibilities and must react to situations as a team. This book promotes the adoption of the team approach so important in modern oral healthcare provision. Contens Putting the patient first Chapter Changing society: moving with the times Chapter Understanding and respect: caring for patients with special needs Chapter Patient interaction: engenderi[ It encompasses several medical disciplines and has now become a distinct dental entity.
This book explores the diagnostic techniques and management philosophies for common orofacial pain complaints. Kelleher, Martin Dental Bleaching Bleaching has been scientifically proven to be a simple, safe, and effective modality. Used appropriately, bleaching treatments provide significant aesthetic benefits to patients and incur only a very low biologic risk and a reasonable financial cost. Martin, Michael V. Infection Control for the Dental Team Infection control is central to the clinical practice of dentistry. This book deals with infection control risk, medical histories and personal protection, surgery design and equipment, instrument decontamination, disinfection and ethical and legal responsibilities in infection control.
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It explains the reasons why we perform infection control and practical ways to do it and will be of interest and practical help to all the dental team. Searson, Lloyd J. The general practitioner is now expected to offer implants when discussing restorative treatment with patients. This book aims to explain current best practice in the principles of patient assessment and treatment planning, implant selection criteria, and surgical and restorative treatment protocols for achieving optimum functional and cosmetic results according to each individual [ Richards, Derek Evidence-Based Dentistry Managing Information for Better Practice In the modern world, new information is constantly being produced that affects patient treatment, and clinicians need the skills to evaluate and apply pertinent information to their practice.
This book outlines the key concepts of evidence-based dentistry and illustrates the process from analysis to implementation using relevant clinical examples. In most cases, however, the average clinician has no training or experience in treating this population of patients. This book examines the principles governing special care dentistry and provides knowledge, information, and practical advice for the entire dental team to facilitat[ It reminds us of the often forgotten and frequently ignored medical aspects of a traditionally surgical discipline.
This heavily illustrated text attempts to guide the reader through over conditions using their clinical presentation as the guiding principle to categorization. Interpreting Dental Radiographs After clinical history-taking and examination, radiography is the "third way" of diagnosis, and dentists face the daily task of interpreting radiographic images to help in patient management. This book aims to give a comprehensive guide to reading x-ray images in dental practice and concentrates on intraoral radiographs. The text builds on a strong foundation of anatomical knowledge and is reinforced by the authors' experience of the radiological appearances that frequently challenge dentists.
Practical Dental Local Anaesthesia Describes the techniques available to dentists to provide anaesthesia of the teeth and surrounding structures. The management of failure, safety issues, and methods of reducing injection discomfort are also described. Finbarr Teeth for Life for Older Adults As our ageing population retain more teeth into old age, the burden of dental maintenance increases. This text presents an overview of these challenges facing the dentist and how edentulousness in old age can be prevented with long-term treatment planning.
Treatment strategies designed to minimise risk to the remaining natural dentition are also described. It covers a range of business areas, including the principles of financial management and the use of financial ratios and indicators in relation to practice profitability. There will be an overview of modern marketing techniques including the concept of branding. Each book can be read as a stand-alone volume or in conjunction with other books in the series. Control of anxiety and pain is fundamental to the practice of dentistry.
This book provides the necessary knowledge, guidance and encouragement for the safe and effective use of conscious sedation. Basis sedation techniques intravenous midazolam and inhaled nitr[ Whitworth, John M.
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Rational Root Canal Treatment in Practice Endodontics is one of the fastest-growing aspects of everyday clinical practice. Linked to the sustained growth in endodontics is the introduction of many new instruments, materials and techniques.
Keeping abreast of these diverse developments and applying them to the best advantage clinically is a challenge for the specialist, let alone the hard-pressed dental practitioner. Chadwick, Barbara L.
This book is less about child taming and more about training the dental team and parents to work together to ensure that children's visits to the dentist are pleasurable experiences. Contents Chapter Introducing the Children Chapter Child Taming 2: The Den[ Have you forgotten your password? These hazards and potential risks must be identified, analysed, and minimised.
Hazards and potential risks must also be assessed for situations when any service dog, alternatively labelled as assistance or support dog, accompanies the patient in a health care facility. Service dogs are trained to work or perform tasks for the owner with a disability or to assist the impaired with difficulties effecting daily life tasks. Service dogs have therefore bestowed access rights to public offices and general hospitals in many countries. A service dog that accompanies its owner into a health care facility works in an unfamiliar environment, in contrast to therapy dogs that are specifically trained to work within the facility with the objective to provide comfort and psychological support to patients.
Moreover, a therapy dog is always teamed together with a dog handler, whose sole task is to guide and observe the therapy dog to achieve optimum utility and risk mitigation. Published risk assessments relative to the presence of a service dog or a therapy dog in a general hospital facility focus principally on three potential hazards for humans. The risks of transferring antimicrobial resistant pathogens or antimicrobial resistance genes are a cause for constant vigilance.
Although the incidence and impact of transmission of pathogens is unknown, some potential risk is apparent Dalton et al. The potential risks that therapy dogs pose to hospital staff and patients in general health care facilities Lefebvre et al. However, additional hazards and potential risks apply in a dental clinical setting, and there is a need to identify all potential hazards associated with introducing a therapy dog into a dental clinical setting and to assess potential risks to health and safety.
The objective of this paper is to describe hazards associated with potential risks to health and safety to humans in dental clinics that have adopted DAT and to provide guidance on how to minimise and control risks for the patients, the dentist, and the dental clinic staff. The authors performed literature searches in Clinicaltrials. The search strategy in Medline through Pubmed.
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No study type, time limitation, sample size, or language filters were used. The reference list of the identified papers were further scrutinised to see if there were other relevant articles that should be appraised. Identified hazards and risks for humans associated with DAT in different health care settings were critically appraised with respect to their possible relevance to patient safety, as well as workplace health and safety in a dental clinic setting.
Four general categories of hazards that involve potential risks to health for humans have been identified, that is, a the dog as a vector for zoonotic pathogens and human diseases, b exposure to canine allergens, c adverse animal behaviour, and d hazards associated with high activity in a congested dental clinic operatory. Like all other animal species, dogs harbour abundant and diverse bacteria, fungal, viral, and parasitic microbiotas.