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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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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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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Oral Rehabilitation

A Case-Based Approach

Author: Iven Klineberg,Diana Kingston

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444361112

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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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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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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Orthodontics - E-Book

Current Principles and Techniques

Author: Lee W. Graber,Robert L. Vanarsdall,Katherine W. L. Vig

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323069932

Category: Medical

Page: 1104

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A leading orthodontics reference, Orthodontics: Current Principles and Techniques, 5th Edition provides the latest information from the best experts in the field. It reflects today's emerging techniques, including new information on esthetics, genetics, cone-beam and other three-dimensional technologies, and evidence-based treatment. Coverage of diagnosis and treatment ranges from basic to highly complex situations, all in a concise, extensively illustrated format. Also included with this edition is a companion website that includes an electronic version of all chapters, supplemental content in select chapters, and a complete image collection to help with research and presentations. Written by Lee W. Graber, Robert L. Vanarsdall Jr., and Katherine W. L. Vig, along with a team of expert contributors, this is your go-to book for the practical orthodontic information you can use every day. Comprehensive coverage includes foundational theory and the latest on materials and techniques used in today's practice. Full-color photographs make it easy to see and distinguish the subtle differences that are necessary to mastering treatment planning. More than 2,500 images include a mixture of radiographs, clinical photos, and anatomic or schematic line drawings, showing examples of treatments, techniques, and outcomes. Detailed case studies guide you through the decision-making process, showing the consequences of various treatment techniques over time. Extensive references cite the latest in orthodontic research, so it's easy to follow up on evidence-based information. Authoritative research is provided by a team of three experienced, renowned authors/editors along with a team of worldwide experts. Cutting-edge content includes the latest concepts and techniques in orthodontics, including new coverage of temporary anchorage devices, self-ligating bracket biomechanics, clear aligner treatments, technological advances in imaging, and lasers. Improved organization separates topics into six parts and 29 chapters, enhancing both learning and research. Chapter outlines serve as a handy reference tool for practitioners and researchers. New lead author Dr. Lee Graber adds a fresh perspective to the experience of authors Drs. Robert Vanarsdall Jr., and Katherine W. L. Vig. Access to a companion website includes an electronic version of all chapters, plus case studies, a complete image collection, and supplemental content.
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Interactive Multimedia in Education and Training

Author: Mishra, Sanjaya

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1591403952

Category: Nature

Page: 434

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This text emerges out of the need to share information and knowledge on the research and practices of using multimedia in various educational settings. It discusses issues relating to planning, designing and development of interactive multimedia, offering research data.
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