Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry

Author: Stephen J. Stefanac,Samuel P. Nesbit

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032328731X

Category: Medical

Page: 459

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Develop your skills in evaluation and dental treatment planning for all types of patients! Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry, 3rd Edition provides a full-color guide to creating treatment plans based on a comprehensive patient assessment. Using evidence-based research, this book shows how risk assessment, prognosis, and expected treatment outcomes factor into the planning process. New chapters cover patient diagnosis and team-based treatment planning, and a new Evolve website includes videos, case scenarios, and decision-making algorithms. Written by experienced dentistry educators Stephen Stefanac and Samuel Nesbit, this book is the only dental resource that combines patient examination and oral diagnosis with treatment planning. Clear, logical organization builds your understanding with sections on comprehensive patient evaluation, key treatment planning concepts, a detailed review of the five phases of planning treatment and guidelines for selecting the appropriate plan of care, and care planning for patients with special needs. In Clinical Practice boxes highlight situations that may be faced by the general dentist. What's the Evidence? boxes cite research articles affecting clinical decision-making and treatment planning strategies. Ethics in Dentistry boxes address ethical issues you may encounter in treatment planning. Review exercises in each chapter let you apply concepts to clinical practice. Expert authors and contributors provide a current, authoritative resource for effective treatment planning. Key Terms and a Glossary highlight and define important terminology. Evidence-based coverage demonstrates how to use research and clinical evidence in making treatment planning decisions. NEW Common Diagnoses in Dentistry chapter provides guidelines to making an accurate patient diagnosis prior to beginning treatment. NEW Interprofessional Treatment Planning chapter describes dental care in the context of a team-based collaborative approach, so that the dental treatment plan aligns with the overall treatment goals of the patient. NEW! Full-color photographs illustrate clinical principles and pathologies, and a colorful design highlights key content. UPDATED content reflects advances in dental techniques, materials, and patient treatment options based on research, clinical experience, and current literature. NEW resources on an Evolve website include videos, case-based scenarios, and decision-making algorithms.
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Practical Periodontal Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Author: Serge Dibart

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118710673

Category: Medical

Page: 188

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Practical Periodontal Diagnosis and Treatment Planningoffers its readers a step-by-step guide to diagnosing and planningtreatment for periodontal patients through the latestevidence-based protocols. It summarizes the available scientificevidence for efficacy and effectiveness and links it to everydayclinical practice in a concise, user-friendly manner. Practical Periodontal Diagnosis and Treatment Planningbegins with the basics of periodontal diagnosis, following thelatest classification by the AAP. Modifiable andnon-modifiable risk factors are assessed in detail, emphasizing thetreatment planning intricacies associated with each one. The bookdiscusses all presentations of periodontal disease ranging fromgingivitis to aggressive periodontitis, highlighting topics such asocclusion, scaling and root planning. The full range of treatmentmodalities are also presented, providing practical instruction forosseous resective surgery, regenerative and supportive periodontaltherapy, and dental implant complication management. Designed to improve and expand the reader’s repertoire ofclinical skills, Practical Periodontal Diagnosis and TreatmentPlanning provides comprehensive coverage of this core part ofperiodontal training in a concise, highly illustrated, step-by-stepformat.
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Clinical Problem Solving in Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry

Author: Declan Millett,Peter Day

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702064912

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Clinical Problem Solving in Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry, third edition, provides a unique step-by-step guide to differential diagnosis and treatment planning. The popular ‘Clinical Case’ format helps readers combine different dental procedures into a rational plan of treatment for patients who may have several dental problems requiring attention. This is a third edition of a hugely successful practical resource in orthodontics and paediatric dentistry which is ideal for undergraduate dental students and postgraduates preparing for the MJDF and similar exams. Useful ‘Clinical Case’ format promotes a logical approach to problem solving through history taking, clinical examination and diagnosis Contains approximately 350 photographs, 50 line artworks and 40 tables Provides two different approaches to the Clinical Cases - some topics include scenarios with questions and answers; others include differential diagnosis with a focus on how to plan and manage treatment effectively ‘Key-point’ boxes systematically emphasise core knowledge, assessment and treatment approaches Useful Mind Maps® provide a focused framework for learning and revision
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Clinical Problem Solving in Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry

Author: Declan T. Millett,Richard Welbury

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780443072659

Category: Medical

Page: 194

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This practical resource addresses a range of clinical problems in orthodontics and pediatric dentistry and provides a step-by-step guide to differential diagnosis and treatment planning. Emphasizing clinical-problem solving, it helps readers combine different dental procedures into a rational plan of treatment for patients who may have a number of different dental problems that require attention. Focuses on clinical problem-solving in orthodontics and pediatric dentistry - two closely-related topics that are usually separated into different texts. Offers practical help with treatment planning, guiding the reader through the process of decision-making. Provides two different approaches to coverage - some topics include case scenarios with questions and answers; others include differential diagnosis with a focus on how to plan and manage treatment. Uses Evidence-Based boxes systematically to provide a rationale for treatment approaches. Includes colorful illustrations throughout to reinforce content.
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Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology

Author: Eric Whaites,Nicholas Drage

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702045993

Category: Medical

Page: 478

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This highly popular text presents everything that an undergraduate dental student, postgraduate student or general dental practitioner needs to know in order to safely capture high-quality clinical images and accurately interpret their findings. In this latest edition, both traditional methods of imaging and new modalities are explored - specifically cone beam CT - and a new author has been brought on board to bring a fresh approach to the subject area. Written in an accessible manner, which avoids unnecessary detail, each page spread has been carefully designed to ensure clarity of understanding by the reader to facilitate both examination success and confidence and safety in the clinical situation. Topics address the whole BDS curriculum and range from the physics of imaging and radiation protection to infection control and regional image interpretation. Perfect for undergraduate students, post-graduate students, specialist trainees and general dental practitioners alike, Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology has become the 'must-have' volume for all readers who practise or who intend to practise clinical dentistry. Provides a comprehensive account of the radiology and radiography topics usually examined at undergraduate and postgraduate level Clear and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy More than 1100 illustrations - many of them updated - present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an accessible manner Contains recent classifications and advanced imaging modalities including cone beam CT imaging techniques An online, regularly updated, summary of the current UK ionising radiation legislation and guidance on good practice for all dental practitioners as well as a summary of the latest UK guidance in relation to the use of Cone Beam CT (CBCT) equipment An all new online self assessment questions and answers module. Questions have been specially prepared for each of the 32 Chapters to enable students to assess their own knowledge and understanding as they prepare for examinations. These include a mixture of single best answer and multiple correct answer questions, drag and drop identification of radiological anatomy as well as new examples of various pathological conditions to enable practice of diagnostic skills. Includes a new chapter on cone beam technology and numerous examples of advanced imaging throughout the book
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Geriatric Dentistry, An Issue of Dental Clinics of North America,

Author: Lisa A. Thompson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323326064

Category: Medical

Page: 169

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This issue of Dental Clinics, edited by Lisa A. Thompson and Leonard J. Brennan, focuses on Geriatric Dentistry. Articles include: Our Current Geriatric Population: Demographic and Oral Health Care Utilization; Physiology of Aging of Older Adults: Systemic and Oral Health Considerations; Treatment Planning Considerations in Older Adults; Oral Health Disparity in Older Adults: Dental Decay and Tooth Loss; Oral Health Disparities in Older Adults: Oral bacteria, Inflammation and Aspiration Pneumonia; Salivary Function and Xerostomia and the Implications of Polypharmacy in Elderly; Systemic and Oral Health; Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults and Oral Health considerations: Treatment and Management; Integrating Oral Health into the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Curriculum; Innovations in Dental Care Delivery for the Older Adult; and more!
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Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology E-Book

Author: Eric Whaites

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702040371

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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This is the 4th edition of this classic textbook, which is used in nearly all dental schools in the UK and in many other countries. The book covers both radiography (producing the image) and radiology (interpreting the image) and presents the subjects in an accessible format. This new edition has been revised with all new line drawings. Covers all the radiology and radiography topics usually examined at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Highly illustrated, with short paragraphs, bulleted lists and flow diagrams present the subject in an accessible format. Clear line diagrams help the student understand the different topics and interpret the radiographs. Starts from basics - simple enough for basic students needs, but contains enough material for the revising postgraduate. Digital imaging updated and treated as part of mainstream dental radiography New section on cone Beam CT Updated throughout including recent classification changes and more examples of advanced imaging Emphasis of chapters on maxillary antra and temporomandibular joint changes to reflect more modern approaches to investigation All line diagrams redrawn
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Dental Hygiene - E-Book

Theory and Practice

Author: Michele Leonardi Darby,Margaret Walsh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143770445X

Category: Medical

Page: 1296

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Comprehensive and up to date, Dental Hygiene, 3rd Edition offers complete coverage of today’s dental hygiene skills and theories -- all based on the Human Needs Model for better hygienist/patient communication. With a strong focus on clinical application, each section closely follows the critical thinking and clinical assessment approach that a hygienist must use in the classroom, clinic, and practice. Clinical competencies at the beginning of each chapter provide a clear, quick overview of exactly what you need to know, and procedure boxes with detailed steps and rationales ensure that you understand the reasoning behind each step in the competencies. In addition, new chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection keep you up to date with today’s major areas of research. Each section takes you from conceptual foundations of dental hygiene through patient assessment, treatment, and evaluation. Scenario boxes challenge you to integrate complex information as you assess, diagnose, plan care, and evaluate the outcome of care. Client Education Issues and Legal, Ethical and Safety Issues boxes inform you of the latest information in these important areas. Critical Thinking exercises provide opportunities for independent thought and problem solving. Tables and boxes build upon and simplify information from the text, making study and review quick and easy. Evolve website contains free online resources, including weblinks, self-assessment quizzes, and professional development worksheets for student review. A reorganized section for Individuals with Special Needs includes chapters on Cleft Palate, Physical Abuse, Blood Diseases, and Mental Illness, all reflecting evidence-based research now available in these areas. New chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection -- hot topics in today’s dental sciences. New anesthesia guidelines keep you up to date with what's new in pain and anxiety control. Essential resources and websites are now included at the end of each chapter for easy reference. New illustrations provide a fresh, reader-friendly design. Self-assessment quizzes are available online, all case-based to follow the NBDH format. Free online access to the Legal and Ethical Decision Making chapter, including an 'asset center' to assist you with clinical skills.
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Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry

A Contemporary Approach

Author: James B. Summitt

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780867154528

Category: Medical

Page: 599

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Focusing on the management of caries as a disease and the restoration of individual teeth, the 20 chapters in this textbook describe direct conservative fillings fabricated from dental amalgam, resin composite, and resin-ionomer materials, and techniques for partial-and complete-coverage indirect restorations of gold alloy, porcelain, metal-ceramic
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