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 worlds 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 byZenab Mushtaq on behalf of BDJ Student, July 2015
Chapter 1 Dental esthetics - the big picture
Chapter 2 Ethics considerations in esthetic dentistry
Chapter 3 Patient examination and assessment
Chapter 4 Psychology of dental esthetics
Chapter 5 Treatment planning and the delivery of care in esthetic dentistry
Chapter 6 Periodontal aspects of esthetic dentistry - managing recession defects
Chapter 7 Clinical techniques: assessment and minimal intervention
Chapter 8 Clinical techniques: composites and indirect methods
Chapter 9 Teamwork with the dental technologist
Chapter 10 Maintaining dental attractiveness
Nairn Wilson is honorary Professor of Dentistry at King's College London, where he was Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Dean and Head of the College's internationally renowned Dental Institute between 2001 and 2012, and Deputy Vice Principal (Health) between 2009 and 2012. He is presently President-elect of the British Dental Association. Nairn Wilson's many other positions in dentistry have included Editor of the Journal of Dentistry (1986-2000), President of the General Dental Council (1999-2003), Co-chair of the Forum of European Heads and Deans of Dental Schools (2007- 2012) and more recently Professional Strategic Executive, European Federation of Periodontology (2012 to date) and President of the Royal Odontochirurgical Society of Scotland (2103-2014). His interests and special expertise include healthcare regulation, international trends in dental education, and future developments in the clinical practice of dentistry. He continues to author and edit many different contributions to the dental literature. His various achievements include a Dentistry Lifetime Contribution Award.