Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics - E-Book: Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics - E-Book

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Stephen F. Rosenstiel, Martin F. Land
Elsevier Health Sciences, Jul 28, 2015 - Medical - 888 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.
  • NEW full-color photos and drawings enhance your understanding and comprehension of each topic, and show the newest instruments and equipment.
  • NEW Periodontal Considerations chapter offers a new approach to comprehensive fixed prosthodontics treatment, covering the concepts and clinical modes of periodontal therapy available prior to the development of an appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan.
  • NEW section on digital impression techniques describes how to create a virtual, computer-generated replica of the hard and soft tissues in the mouth using lasers and other optical scanning devices.
  • NEW section on virtual articulators addresses the new software tool providing dynamic visualization of the occlusal surface, eliminating the need for a mechanical articulator, with modules discussing the contact of the occlusal surface of the maxilla and mandible and the relation to the condylar movement.
  • NEW section on cone beam imaging allows clear visualization of osseous contours and bone volume, facilitating better decisions about the size of implant fixtures that realistically can be accommodated.
  • NEW section on digital interim fixed restorations covers the fabrication of large multi-unit composite or polymethyl methacrylate external surface forms in advance for use with indirect/direct restorative techniques.
 

Contents

Section
167
III Laboratory Procedures
441
Section 2
749
Appendix Dental Materials and Equipment Index
829
Index
849
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