Prepared by editors and contributors of international renown, this volume places unique emphasis on the biological basis of effective treatment planning by describing the diagnosis, aetiology, risk assessment and preventive management of diseases and disorders and how these factors are integral to predictable long-term patient outcomes.
Advanced Operative Dentistry: A Practical Approach also gives clear advice on the selection and use of modern dental materials and describes how teeth are prepared - and to what extent - for indirect restorations such as crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays and onlays. The book also explores the use of complex indirect fixed prosthodontics which brings with it specific issues of restoration design, retention and occlusal management.
Clearly written and evidenced-based throughout, this practical full colour step-by-step guide will be ideal for undergraduate dental students, vocational trainees and practitioners undertaking post-graduate exams worldwide.
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1. Management of dental caries
2. Periodontal disease
3. Endodontic problems in advanced operative dentistry
4. Tooth wear
5. Aesthetic problems
8. Gold crowns
9. Gold restorations: the metals, the manufacture and the fit
10. Metal-ceramic crowns
11. All-ceramic crowns
12. Inlays, onlays and veneers
13. Impression materials and techniques
14. Provisional restorations
15. Getting the appearance correct
16. Complex multiple fixed and combined fixed and removable prosthodontics
17. When and how to replace missing teeth
18. Minimal preparation (resin retained) bridges
19. Conventional bridges
Professor David Ricketts qualified at Guy's Hospital Dental School, now GKT Kings College, in 1986. Following an Oral Surgery House Officer post and two years in general practice he returned to Guy's Hospital to study for an MSc in conservative dentistry. During this period his main research interest in cariology and, in particular, its diagnosis and appropriate management began which led to the award of a PhD in 1995. David has since published widely in his research area and in other aspects of restorative dentistry and his research has led to collaboration with colleagues in numerous European countries and the USA. In 1999 David moved to Dundee and was promoted to Senior Lecturer / Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry in 2003. In 2006 he became Leader of the Section of Operative Dentistry, Fixed Prosthodontics and Endodontology at Dundee Dental School and in 2008 he was awarded a personal Chair in Cariology and Conservative Dentistry.
Bartlett, David W. Professor of Prosthodontics/Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Head of Prosthodontics, Kings College London Dental Institute, Guy's Hospital, London, UK.
Professor David Bartlett is Head of Prosthodontics at Kings College London Dental Institute. His research interest in tooth wear, particularly dental erosion, began with his PhD completed in 1995 which investigated the relationship between reflux disease and dental erosion. David has published over 70 research articles on dental erosion and other restorative subjects in National and International dental and medical journals. He has supervised four PhD's, 20 MSc's and been successfully awarded nearly half a million pounds in grant income. David has written three books and a number of chapters on prosthodontics.