Integrated Dental Treatment Planning

A Case-based Approach

Author: Ann C. Shearer

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 159

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Dentistry is not only about understanding the causes of oral disease and having the technical expertise to treat them. Patients frequently challenge practitioners with ethical dilemmas, psychological and social problems, health and welfare difficulties, and personal demands. This book covers the case histories of six individuals and the dental problems they encounter through their lives. Each case is loosely based on a real individual to allow the senior dentistry student to develop an understanding of the many issues they may face in daily clinical practice. Although all the patients featured in the book have problems related to oral and dental diseases, their successful long-term management requires both a profound awareness of modern treatment options and a broad knowledge of law applied to dentistry, the ethics of dental care, plus the psychology and sociology of disease and health related behaviour. Each chapter describes a hypothetical patient and how he or she presented, or might present, to a general dental practitioner. The various treatment options which could be chosen by the patient's practitioner are included and the advantages and disadvantages of the various treatment plans are described. The medium and long-term outcomes for that patient, in terms of their oral well-being, are then covered so that the reader can appreciate how even seemingly inconsequential treatment decisions can impact on a person many years after their encounter with the dentist. This longitudinal approach will help the reader to view dealing with patients' problems as a lifetime's work rather than as a set of "one-off" interventions.
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Ethics and Law for the Dental Team

Author: Mark Brennan,Mark G. Brennan,Richard G. Oliver

Publisher: PasTest Ltd

ISBN: 9781904627418

Category: Dental ethics

Page: 145

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Helps dental professionals to develop their understanding of the ethical principles and professional guidelines essential in the practice of dentistry. This title covers the issues of inter alia consent, confidentiality, negligence, whistle-blowing and responsibilities to patients as well as to other members of the dental team and to society.
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The Mouth, the Face, and the Mind

Author: Charlotte Feinmann

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192630629

Category: Medical

Page: 172

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This book reviews the dramatic disorders that present in the head and face. It discusses the real difficulty in understanding pain when the number of patients with ideopathic disorders, far outnumber those who present with conditions that are well understood. Chronic orofacial symptoms, including pain, ulceration, disturbances in jaw movement, and problems with sensation or salivation, are often revealed to be the result of emotional problems. This book reviews the ways patients with emotional problems present to dental practitioners and maxillofacial surgeons. It provides practical advice to help these clinicians recognise the orofacial manifestations of psychiatric disorders and explains the different approaches to treatment. The book covers clinical situations ranging from how to deal with anxious patients, the patient with stress-related head, face and mouth pain, to the patient who wishes to change their appearance by either an orthodontic, or orthognathic approach.The chief author and guest contributors to this book represent a variety of disciplines, including dental practitioners, restorative specialists, orthodontists, maxillofacial surgeons, psychiatrists and psychologists, all of whom have a contribution to make to the management of these patients.
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Treatment Planning in General Dental Practice

A Problem-based Approach

Author: Crawford A. Bain

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443071836

Category: Medical

Page: 153

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An introduction to treatment planning in general dental practice. In recent years, treatment options have become more sophisticated, patient expectations have risen and litigation for malpractice has become more common. All these factors have made it more important for the dentist to be able to produce a rational treatment plan and to communicate the various options to the patient effectively. This book addresses the difficulties young dentists face in providing their patients with integrated treatment.
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Oral Rehabilitation

A Case-Based Approach

Author: Iven Klineberg,Diana Kingston

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405197811

Category: Medical

Page: 422

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This book provides its readers with a structured approach to decision-making and case management in oral rehabilitation. It is built around actual patient cases from simple prosthodontics to complex full-mouth reconstructions, demonstrating a formal process by which a diagnosis and treatment plan is reached. Grounded firmly in evidence-based principles, the book also includes a chapter on literature searching in dentistry, which is critical for acquiring a knowledge-base for informed decisions in clinical treatment. Featuring an approach to prosthodontics and oral rehabilitation that is both instructional and practical, Oral Rehabilitation: A Case-Based Approach will help clinicians to develop the necessary skills to make consistent, evidence-based clinical decisions. KEY FEATURES ? Presents a case-based process showing how diagnosis and treatment is achieved ? Covers a range of clinical scenarios from simple to complex presentations ? Illustrates each case fully, with stages documented by colour photographs ? Emphasises inter-disciplinary management in prosthodontics ? Accompanied by a website containing illustrative video clips
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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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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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Integrated Clinical Orthodontics

Author: Vinod Krishnan,Ze'ev Davidovitch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444335979

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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"Provides an important new resource on the clinical interactions between the practice of orthodontics and other areas of clinical dentistry and medicine. Integrates the knowledge, skills, and experience of all the disciplines of dentistry and medicine, and helps orthodontists to arrive at an accurate diagnosis and a comprehensive treatment plan. Outlines and details the management of congenital orofacial deformities, sleep disorders, aesthetic smile creation and temporomandibular joint problems, as well as specific protocols for effective communication with experts in other specialties. Uses clinical case presentations in a highly visual and practical format to illustrate the rationale and application of the interactive approach to a variety of clinical scenarios"--Provided by publisher.
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