Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry

Author: Robert A. Convissar

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323297633

Category: Medical

Page: 328

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Expand your skills in the rapidly growing field of laser dentistry! The new second edition of Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry contains everything you need to know about the latest laser procedures across all areas of dentistry. With vivid clinical photos and easy-to-follow writing, Dr. Robert A. Convissar and his team of dental experts walk you through the most common uses of lasers in areas like: periodontics, periodontal surgery, oral pathology, implantology, fixed and removable prosthetics, cosmetic procedures, endodontics, operative dentistry, pediatrics, orthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgery. The book also covers topics such as the history of lasers in dentistry, laser research, the latest laser equipment, and how to go about incorporating lasers into your practice, so that you are fully equipped to use lasers successfully in your treatments. The latest evidence-based, authoritative information is written by experts from all areas of dentistry (periodontics, orthodontics, oral surgery, prosthodontics, implants, endodontics, and pediatric and general dentistry). Case studies reflect treatment planning and the use of lasers for a variety of pathologies. Detailed, full-color art program clearly illustrates preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative procedures. Summary tables and boxes provide easy-to-read summaries of essential information. Clinical Tips and Caution boxes interspersed throughout the text highlight key clinical points. Glossary at the end of the book provides definitions of laser terminology. Chapter on Introducing Lasers into the Dental Practice provides guidelines for the investment into lasers. NEW! Updated content on regenerative laser periodontal therapy, lasers in implant dentistry, lasers in restorative dentistry, low-level lasers in dentistry, and laser dentistry research reflects the latest technology advancements in the field. NEW! More clinical photos, equipment photos, and conceptual illustrations offer a detailed look at how equipment is used and how procedures are completed.

Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry - E-Book

Author: Robert A. Convissar

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032307989X

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Expand your skills in the rapidly growing field of laser dentistry! Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry uses a concise, evidence-based approach in describing protocols and procedures. Dr. Robert A. Convissar, a renowned lecturer on this subject, has assembled a diverse panel of international contributors; he’s also one of the first general dentists to use lasers in his practice. The book covers the history of lasers in dentistry and laser research, plus the use of lasers in periodontics, periodontal surgery, oral pathology, implantology, fixed and removable prosthetics, cosmetic procedures, endodontics, operative dentistry, pediatrics, orthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Full-color images show the latest laser technology, surgical techniques, and key steps in patient treatment. Full-color photos and illustrations demonstrate surgical techniques and key teaching points. A Laser Fundamentals chapter describes the physics of lasers and the wavelengths that can produce better outcomes. Introducing Lasers into the Dental Practice chapter provides guidelines on investing in laser technology and in marketing this new procedure. Clinical Tip and Caution boxes include advice and alerts that can only be offered by a seasoned practitioner of 27 years.

Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry

Author: Robert A. Convissar

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323297622

Category: Lasers in dentistry

Page: 328

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Expand your skills in the rapidly growing field of laser dentistry! The new second edition of Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry contains everything you need to know about the latest laser procedures across all areas of dentistry. With vivid clinical photos and easy-to-follow writing, Dr. Robert A. Convissar and his team of dental experts walk you through the most common uses of lasers in areas like: periodontics, periodontal surgery, oral pathology, implantology, fixed and removable prosthetics, cosmetic procedures, endodontics, operative dentistry, pediatrics, orthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgery. The book also covers topics such as the history of lasers in dentistry, laser research, the latest laser equipment, and how to go about incorporating lasers into your practice, so that you are fully equipped to use lasers successfully in your treatments. The latest evidence-based, authoritative information is written by experts from all areas of dentistry (periodontics, orthodontics, oral surgery, prosthodontics, implants, endodontics, and pediatric and general dentistry). Case studies reflect treatment planning and the use of lasers for a variety of pathologies. Detailed, full-color art program clearly illustrates preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative procedures. Summary tables and boxes provide easy-to-read summaries of essential information. Clinical Tips and Caution boxes interspersed throughout the text highlight key clinical points. Glossary at the end of the book provides definitions of laser terminology. Chapter on Introducing Lasers into the Dental Practice provides guidelines for the investment into lasers. NEW! Updated content on regenerative laser periodontal therapy, lasers in implant dentistry, lasers in restorative dentistry, low-level lasers in dentistry, and laser dentistry research reflects the latest technology advancements in the field. NEW! More clinical photos, equipment photos, and conceptual illustrations offer a detailed look at how equipment is used and how procedures are completed.

Soft-Tissue Lasers in Dental Hygiene

Author: Jessica Blayden,Angie Mott

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111837567X

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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The uses and benefits of soft-tissue lasers in dental hygiene practice are myriad. Lasers are used for more effective debridement, scaling and planning, with less pain and bleeding. Hygienists can detect sub- and supra-gingival calculus, remove the bacteria in pockets, and remove granulation, among other treatments. Soft-tissue Lasers in Dental Hygiene is the first book to explain laser use in periodontal therapy. Authors Jessica Blayden and Angie Mott are registered dental hygienists who have been using laser therapy in their dental hygiene practices for several years, and here they share their experience. Blayden and Mott begin by discussing laser history, physics, components, and safety. They then describe the specifics of periodontal therapy—what lasers can be used for, how to implement them, techniques, and protocols. The authors also present case studies that demonstrate how treatment plans are implemented for varying levels of periodontal disease. The authors conclude with chapters on patient communication and practice management.

Pediatric Laser Dentistry

A User's Guide

Author: Giovanni Olivi,Fred S. Margolis,Maria Daniela Genovese

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780867154948

Category: Medical

Page: 213

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Dental Implants - E-Book

The Art and Science

Author: Charles A. Babbush,Jack A. Hahn,Jack T. Krauser,Joel L. Rosenlicht

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437726771

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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For coverage of cutting-edge techniques and procedures, Dental Implants: The Art and Science is your "go to" reference! This edition includes 20 new chapters and coverage of the latest advances and research from leading dental implant experts. Topics range from the business of dental implants and risk management to new treatment techniques such as Teeth In A Day® and Teeth In An HourTM, the All-on-4 concept, Piezoelectric bone surgery, the new NobelActiveTM implant, the use of dental implants in children, and more. Over 1,100 full-color clinical photographs and illustrations bring concepts to life and provide step-by-step visuals for surgical and prosthetic techniques. If you’re looking for a comprehensive, up-to-date resource you can trust, Dental Implants is the book you need! Over 1,100 full-color clinical photographs and line drawings help to clarify important concepts and provide step-by-step guidance for specific techniques. All aspects of both business and patient care are covered, including risk management, patient selection and master planning, radiographic evaluation, surgical techniques, postoperative care, maintenance, and dental hygiene. Highly-regarded lead author Charles A. Babbush, DDS, MScD, is one of the leading dental implant surgeons in the world and a highly regarded educator, speaker, and author. Expert contributors from all over the world describe the latest advances in implantology and represent the forefront of research.

Lasers in Dentistry

Guide for Clinical Practice

Author: Patricia M. Freitas,Alyne SimÃμes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118275020

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Lasers have become an increasingly useful tool in conventional dental practice. Their precision and less invasive quality make them an attractive technology in esthetic and pediatric dentistry, oral medicine, and a range of other dental procedures. Lasers in Dentistry: Guide for Clinical Practice is a comprehensive, yet concise and easy-to-use guide to integrating lasers into conventional clinical practice. The book begins by providing the reader a thorough understanding of how lasers work and their varied effects on oral tissues. Subsequent chapters are organized by procedure type, illustrating common clinical techniques with step-by-step illustrations and case examples. In addition, each chapter provides an overview of the latest research for use in clinical practice. More comprehensive than at atlas yet practical and clinically oriented in its approach, Lasers in Dentistry is an essential tool for practitioners and students looking to broader their skill set in laser dentistry. Key Features Provides concise, easy-to-follow instruction for incorporating lasers into everyday clinical practice Features sequential illustrations of step-by-step procedures Coalesces the latest advances in clinical application from experts worldwide Includes multiple case examples to further illustrate procedures discussed

Atlas of Laser Applications in Dentistry

Author: Donald J. Coluzzi,Robert A. Convissar

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)

ISBN: 9780867154764

Category: Medical

Page: 220

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While lasers have been in use for medical purposes since the 1970s, they were not specifically designed for dental applications until 1989. After providing an overview of laser fundamentals relevant to their field, Coluzzi (preventive and restorative dental sciences, U. of California, San Francisco) and Convissar (laser dentistry, New York Hospital


Esthetic Dentistry

A Clinical Approach to Techniques and Materials

Author: Kenneth W. Aschheim

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323225055

Category: Medical

Page: 600

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Help your patients look better and improve their self-esteem with this complete, user-friendly guide to all of the latest esthetic dentistry procedures that are in high demand. Thoroughly updated by the most renowned leaders in the field, the new third edition of Esthetic Dentistry: A Clinical Approach to Techniques and Materials offers clearly highlighted techniques in step-by-step fashion, with unmistakable delineation of armamentarium, for the treatment of esthetic problems. Hundreds of clinical tips are included throughout the book to help alert you to potential problems, variations on techniques, and other treatment considerations. Plus, an invaluable troubleshooting guide covers the different types of esthetic problems (such as size, discoloration, and spacing issues), potential solutions, and references to chapters where the specific problem is discussed in detail. With this expert reference in hand, you will have all you need to master the latest esthetic procedures that your patients want! Troubleshooting guide at the beginning of the book features tabled information containing a quick snapshot of the problem, the solution, and where in the text it can be found. Hundreds of clinical tips throughout the book alert you to potential problems, variations on techniques, and other treatment considerations. Short narratives utilize a user-friendly format that works as a dependable reference, as well as a quick, at-a-glance guide. Part 2: Principles of Esthetics provides a detailed discussion of the fundamentals of esthetics and its relevancy to dentistry. Part 3: Esthetic Materials and Techniques assists you in selecting the correct materials for a specific clinical situation. Part 4: Esthetics and Other Clinical Applications offers an overview of how esthetics relates to other clinical specialties including, periodontics, orthodontics, implants, oral surgery, pediatrics, occlusion, laser surgery, oral photography, CAD/CAM technology, dermatological pharmaceuticals, and plastic surgery. NEW! Extensively revised content incorporates extensive updates within 95% of the chapters. NEW! Chapter on CAD/CAM technology addresses the advantages and disadvantages of CAD/CAM technology, and gives brief overviews of the most popular systems on the market. NEW! Chapter on occlusion looks at the fundamental concepts of occlusion, including: temporomandibular joints and surrounding structures; uniform tooth contacts; coupled anterior teeth; phonetics; occlusal vertical dimension; and more. NEW! Chapter on dermatological pharmaceuticals inspects the underlying processes that cause facial aging, as well as botulinum toxin, facial fillers, and combination treatment. NEW! Completely revised chapter on dental marketing addresses both external and internal marketing, the classic 4Ps concept, electronic marketing, how to build a marketing program, and more. NEW! Chapter on eating disorders reviews anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating or eating disorders not otherwise specified, along with the oral manifestations of eating disorders and considerations when approaching a patient presenting with suspected symptoms of an eating disorder. NEW! Chapter on domestic violence addresses what domestic violence is, the dental assessment, the legal issues surrounding domestic violence and the dentist, and how to best talk to the patient who might be a victim. Completely updated art program features over 1,300 full color illustrations and photographs with esthetically and clinically accurate renderings to give you a clear picture of the intended outcome in key areas such as bleaching, tooth coloring, implants, and more.

Contemporary Laser Dentistry

Author: Anuj Singh Parihar

Publisher: Notion Press

ISBN: 1643247050

Category: Medical

Page: 122

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Contemporary Laser Dentistry is a complete and through presentation of lasers in the field of dentistry. It will cater to the needs of all individuals, from students to educators, clinicians to researchers and from specialists to generalists who want to understand and adapt lasers in their daily dental practice. This textbook is a comprehensive guide about each and every aspect of lasers across the ever emerging field of dentistry. It describes different types of lasers, their principles of working of lasers, current and potential applications of lasers in dentistry, recent advances in lasers, hazards of lasers, laser safety and precautions, advantages and disadvantages of lasers. It will help you learn the fundamentals, make the proper use of lasers with the best knowledge about lasers which will help you in achieving the best clinical results from each procedure, and fulfill your patient’s expectations. Salient Features § Emphasizes on understanding the fundamental phenomena in terms of principles of laser application, thereby correlating basic sciences with different dental procedures. § Illustrated diagrams: depicting fundamental components of a laser, details of several conditions and treatments. § New coverage: including recent advances in types of lasers and their applications in dentistry. § Important updates: including indications and contraindications of lasers, hazards of lasers, laser safety considerations and precautions.

Oral Health Epidemiology

Principles and Practice

Author: Amit Chattopadhyay

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763754099

Category: Medical

Page: 454

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As a result of scientific advancements and changing demographics in the United States and around the world, people of all ethnic groups and nationalities are retaining their teeth longer. Todays oral health professionals must therefore be prepared to make educated and scientifically-reasoned choices addressing a wide range of oral diseases for patients of all ages, and for ambulatory as well as non-ambulatory patients across all demographic profiles. As the first text of its kind, Oral Health Epidemiology: Principles and Practice explores the full spectrum of epidemiological and translational clinical research including fundamental mechanisms of human disease, therapeutic intervention, clinical trials, and oral epidemiology. Topics that are unique to oral health, such as the frequent use of split-mouth design on oral research, crossover techniques and clustered nature of caries, periodontal and other dental disease data, are all thoroughly addressed. Key Features: Thoroughly explores clinicaltranslational research and the special needs of oral health study designs that are applicable across all specialties in dentistry. Serves as a basic guide to advanced techniques such as bioinformatics, genetics, molecular biology, and computer simulation, biostatistics that are now used regularly in oral health research. Prepares the reader to design studies, translate the findings to practice, and conduct logical critique of scientific literature.

Textbook of General and Oral Medicine

Author: David Wray

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443051890

Category: Medical

Page: 359

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This text covers 2 important areas in one book -- general medicine and surgery and oral medicine -- and shows the inter-relations between the two. Cross-referencing aids in the understanding of the relevance of general medicine to dentistry. Includes high-quality color photographs throughout.

Lasers in dentistry

Author: Leo Miserendino,Robert M. Pick

Publisher: Quintessence Pub Co

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 341

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This book provides an overview of the use of lasers in dentistry today. Featured are soft tissue, hard tissue, and dental materials' applications. Learn how lasers interact with oral tissues; safety standards and regulations; surgical techniques; and clinical applications of argon, CO2, Er:YAG, excimer, Ho:YAG, and Nd:YAG lasers.

Sturdevant's Art & Science of Operative Dentistry - E-Book

Author: Harald O. Heymann,Edward J. Swift, Jr.,Andre V. Ritter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323170609

Category: Medical

Page: 568

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Get a better picture of operative dentistry from the most complete text on the market. Using a detailed, heavily illustrated, step-by-step approach, this comprehensive guide helps you master the fundamentals and procedures of restorative and preventive dentistry and learn to make informed decisions to solve patient needs. This widely respected text draws from both theory and practice, and is supported by extensive clinical and laboratory research. The new edition features a new full-color design, significant content updates, and a new companion website with six supplemental chapters, videos, and more. Comprehensive coverage spans the entire spectrum of operative dentistry, including fundamentals, diagnosis, instrumentation, preparation, restoration, and prevention. Practical, scientific approach to content is supported by sound clinical and laboratory research and incorporates both theory and practice. Clear presentation of techniques and procedures uses a consistent pattern to cover each restorative process. Procedural alternatives instruct on how to adapt a procedure or technique to answer individual patient needs. Pros and cons of restoration options discuss the advantages, disadvantages, indications, and contraindications involved to help you make informed decisions when multiple treatment options are available. Significant revisions across all chapters streamline the book and make it easier to read. New full-color design gives you a better picture of concepts and procedure details. Companion website offers electronic access to the book, plus six supplemental chapters, videos, and weblinks.

Comprehensive Occlusal Concepts in Clinical Practice

Author: Irwin M. Becker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470958650

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Comprehensive Occlusal Concepts in Clinical Practice aims to provide a clear and thorough guide to the understanding and application of occlusal concepts in the dental practice, enabling dentists to gain a straightforward understanding of widely recognized occlusal principles and practices to engender longevity, predictability, and professional confidence in everyday dental procedures. Comprehensive Occlusal Concepts in Clinical Practice also features a comprehensive review of occlusal and periodontal literature, establishes occlusal principles and practice protocols as routine, and aids in developing the reader’s critical ability to know when and when not to perform occlusal therapy. This is a unique book in its scope, thoroughness, and practicality, making occlusal concepts easily understood, yet also demonstrating the specific skills needed to perform the details of a physiologic occlusal scheme.

Lasers in Restorative Dentistry

A Practical Guide

Author: Giovanni Olivi,Matteo Olivi

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3662473178

Category: Medical

Page: 274

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This book presents the state of the art in the use of laser in restorative dentistry. After discussion of relevant background, basic physics and laser types, the full range of clinical applications is covered with the aid of more than 600 clinical photographs, charts, and tables. In addition to conventional indications, newer operative procedures that reliably yield favorable outcomes are carefully described step by step. The authors’ own research findings and clinical cases are included in the book, which also provides a complete, up-to-date review of the international literature on laser adhesive dentistry. Lasers in Restorative Dentistry will be a valuable guide for general dentists who use the laser in their daily practice and are seeking advice on how to improve the quality of their work. If you are a new, experienced, or even advanced laser user, this book will be an exceptionally useful resource. Enjoy delving into the wonderful world of laser dentistry!

Lasers in Endodontics

Scientific Background and Clinical Applications

Author: Giovanni Olivi,Roeland De Moor,Enrico DiVito

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319193279

Category: Medical

Page: 298

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This book offers up-to-date information on all aspects of the use of lasers in endodontics, focusing especially on the various laser applications, including primary and permanent root canal therapies, retreatments, apical surgery and pulp therapy. Every laser technique used in endodontics is carefully described and illustrated, with detailed coverage of both conventional methods and more recent developments such as laser-activated irrigation and photon-induced photoacoustic streaming. In addition, a separate section addresses the basic science of laser dentistry, explaining the physics, describing laser–tissue interactions, and discussing different types of laser. Extensive reference is made to the international literature in order to provide the reader with a clear, evidence-based understanding of the merits of various approaches. In offering a balanced mix of descriptions of clinical applications, clinical data, scientific research and logical criticism, the book will serve as an excellent reference for a wide audience comprising general dentists as well as specialists.

Principles and Practice of Forensic Psychiatry, 2Ed

Author: Richard Rosner

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0340806648

Category: Law

Page: 896

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The second edition of this award-winning textbook has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout. Building on the success of the first edition, the book continues to address the History and Practice of Forensic Psychiatry, Legal Regulation of the Practice of Psychiatry, Psychiatry in relation to Civil Law, Criminal Law, and Family Law. Important sections such as Special Issues in Forensic Psychiatry, Law and the Legal System, and Landmark Cases in Mental Health Law are included. Designed to meet the needs of practitioners of forensic psychiatry, for residents in forensic psychiatry, and those preparing for the specialty examination in Forensic Psychiatry of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, this volume will also answer the many questions faced by mental health professionals, mental health administrators, correctional health professionals and correctional health administrators, attorneys, judges, probation and parole officers and administrators all of whom, at one time or another, require a substantive presentation of the entire field of forensic psychiatry in the USA.