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Sports Dentistry. Principles and Practice

  • ID: 4491139
  • Book
  • 232 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Sports Dentistry: Principles and Practice is a comprehensive resource that addresses all aspects of this burgeoning field of dentistry. The authors experts in the field examine effective responses for treating dental trauma and include practical suggestions for preventing acute trauma in the sporting arena. The book discusses dietary implications, nutrition, the need for screening in professional sports, the role oral health plays in sporting performance, saliva, restorative techniques for the traumatised or eroded dentition, and more. 

This manual s coverage encompasses paediatric dentistry and the specific issues young athletic children encounter, and a useful section on first aid readiness presents procedures that can help ensure adequate care prior to the patient being seen by a sports dentist. A companion website offers case studies that allow practitioners the opportunity to explore sports dentistry in greater detail. This important text: 

  • Provides a comprehensive manual that covers the fundamental principles and practice of sports dentistry
  • Addresses all aspects of sports dentistry, including treatment of injuries, preventative measures, oral health and marketing and practice management
  • Offers information on providing dental facilities at sporting arenas
  • Presents suggestions for treating young children and the specific issues they present
  • Includes a companion website with illustrative case studies

Written primarily for general dental practitioners and specialists in oral and maxillofacial surgery, paediatric dentistry, orthodontics and endodontics, the book is also useful for sports medicine doctors and specialists and physiotherapists.  Sports Dentistry offers professionals a thorough review of the most effective dental, endodontic and restorative treatments for sports dentistry.

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List of Contributors



About the Companion Website

Chapter 1 IntroductionPeter D. Fine, Chris Louca and Albert Leung

Chapter 2 Dealing with Dental Trauma: The Adult AthletePeter D. Fine

Chapter 3 Dealing with Dental Trauma in Paediatric PatientsPaul Ashley

Chapter 4 Restoration of Teeth Damaged by TraumaRobert Stone

Chapter 5 Dealing with Endodontic Problems Following Sporting TraumaGeoffrey St. George

Chapter 6 Dealing with Tooth Surface Loss in AthletesRebecca Moazzez

Chapter 7 Prevention of Sporting Dental InjuriesPeter D. Fine

Chapter 8 The Role of Nutrition in SportGillian Horgan

Chapter 9 Oral Health, The Elite Athlete, and PerformanceIan Needleman

Chapter 10 Screening for Dental Disease Amongst Elite AthletesLyndon Meehan

Chapter 11 Delivering Dental Facilities at Sporting EventsJohn Haughey


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Peter D. Fine
Chris Louca
Albert Leung
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