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

Author: Robert A. Convissar

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323062060

Category: Medical

Page: 328

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Einstein's "splendid light": origins and dental applications -- Laser fundamentals -- Laser-assisted nonsurgical periodontal therapy -- Lasers in surgical periodontics -- Regenerative laser periodontal therapy -- Oral surgery for the general practitioner -- Lasers in implant dentistry -- Laser use in fixed prosthetic and cosmetic reconstruction -- Laser-enhanced removable prosthetic reconstruction -- Lasers in endodontics -- Lasers in restorative dentistry -- Lasers in pediatric dentistry -- Soft tissue lasers in orthodontics -- Lasers in major oral and maxillofacial surgery -- Low level lasers in dentistry -- Introducing a laser into the dental practice -- Laser dentistry research.


Laser Dentistry

Current Clinical Applications

Author: World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD)

Publisher: Universal-Publishers

ISBN: 1627340858

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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Laser Dentistry: Current Clinical Applications by the World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD) is a comprehensive guide the state of the art, principles and practices of laser dentistry. This collection of articles were compiled by Professor Aldo Brugnera Junior DDS, MS, PhD and Professor Samir Namour, DDS, MS, PhD, is written for all those interested in the clinical use of laser technology related to dentistry, research, development and biology, and medicine and surgery. Topics include: Laser, history and physics; Laser periodontics; Laser applications in implantology; Laser in oral soft tissue surgery; The laser management of oral leukoplakias; Treatment of bone necrosis caused by biphosphonates, Treatment of vascular malformations; The role of lasers in caries prevention; Dentinal adhesion and cavity preparation; The power of the bubble Erbium laser generated cavitation; Pre-emptive dental anaesthesia by Nd:YAG photobiomodulation; Non-invasive diagnostic methods using lasers; Clinical use of laser/LED phototherapies; Laser photobiomodulation (PBM) with low level laser therapy (LLLT) in esthetic dentistry; Laser phototherapy & oral mucositis; Lasers in dentin dehypersensitivity; Photobiomodulation therapy and dentoalveolar derived mesenchymal stem cells; Dental bleaching without gel; Hard tissue modification, cavity preparation and caries removal using erbium lasers; Laser safety; Optical fluorescence; World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD) progress and history.

Fundamentals of Laser Dentistry

Author: Johar Kirpa

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9350253771

Category: Medical

Page: 156

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A comprehensive book covering the basic concepts of Laser-assisted Dentistry, from basics to clinical practice. Covers all the key topics of laser physics, different wavelengths and its clinical applications. This textbook has been prepared in a manner that is easy to understand. Numerous diagrams, charts, photographs and schematic illustrations have been included to further enhance the understanding of the subject. This book aims to be a concise but precise guide to Laser-assisted Dentistry. Discusses cavity cutting, Endodontics and periodontal therapy; laser-assisted cosmetic procedures such as teeth whitening and crown lengthening.

Handbook of Photomedicine

Author: Michael R. Hamblin,Ying-Ying Huang

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439884692

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 886

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Providing the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of this exciting biomedical field, Handbook of Photomedicine gathers together a large team of international experts to give you a complete account of the application of light in healthcare and medical science. The book progresses logically from the history and fundamentals of photomedicine to diverse therapeutic applications of light, known collectively as phototherapies. It facilitates your understanding of human diseases caused by light, the rationale for photoprotection, and major applications of phototherapy in clinical practice. The handbook begins with a series of historical vignettes of pioneers from the last two centuries. It also presents the fundamentals of physics and biology as applied to photomedicine. It next examines conditions and diseases caused by light, including skin cancer, dermatoses, and immunosuppression. The remainder of the book focuses on the most important clinical therapeutic applications of different kinds of light that vary in both wavelength and intensity. The book discusses ultraviolet phototherapy for skin diseases and infections and presents the basic science of photodynamic therapy and its use in cancer therapy and other medical specialties. It then covers mechanistic studies and clinical applications of low-level laser (light) therapy as well as the use of high power or surgical laser therapy in specialties, such as dentistry and dermatology. The book concludes with a collection of miscellaneous types of phototherapy.


Dental Instruments - E-Book

A Pocket Guide

Author: Linda Bartolomucci Boyd

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323290914

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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Confidently recognize and manage more than 300 dental instruments with this portable, visually detailed resource. Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 4th Edition, pairs thorough descriptions with high-quality photographs and illustrations in a convenient, pocket-sized format to help you quickly and accurately identify dental tools. A unique flashcard-style presentation helps you assess your understanding, and the book's spiral-bound design gives you fast, efficient access to key information -- making Dental Instruments ideal for both studying and on-the-job reference. UNIQUE! Flashcard format makes it easy to assess your knowledge of dental instruments and their uses. More than 500 high-quality photographs and illustrations enhance your ability to quickly and accurately identify dental instruments. Convenient pocket-sized, spiral-bound design helps you easily access key information at a glance. Clear, consistent organization helps you master basic instruments before introducing more complicated tools. Practice Notes and Sterilization boxes help you ensure compliance with common practice standards and state regulations. Study tools on Evolve enhance your familiarity with dental instruments through assessment quizzes, interactive exercises, and new video clips. All-new photographs of enamel cutting instruments provide both full views and close-ups to help you better distinguish among similar-looking instruments. Additional "in-use" images throughout the text and new video clips on the companion Evolve website highlight the appropriate instruments for use in specific procedures. Extensive updates familiarize you with the function and characteristics of new instruments, including the latest: Local anesthetic syringes and components Evacuation devices Dental handpieces Composite restorative instruments Dental radiography equipment


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.

EKG auf einen Blick

Author: John R. Hampton

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 9783437410925

Category:

Page: 137

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EKG auf einen Blick (vorher "EKG leicht gemacht") bietet eine schnelle Einführung in die EKG-Befundung. Viele Abbildungen und knapper, prägnanter Text zeigen die Entstehung von normalem EKG sowie häufigen und wichtigen pathologischen Veränderungen und wie man sie erkennt. Wichtige Inhalte sind in Merke-Kästen hervorgehoben. Zahlreiche Beispiel- und Übungs-EKGs mit ausführlicher Befundung verdeutlichen die Inhalte und dienen zur Lernkontrolle. Übersicht der wichtigen Parameter in eigenem Kapitel.


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

Paediatric Dentistry: Principles and Practice

Author: Muthu

Publisher: Elsevier India

ISBN: 9788131210581

Category: Pedodontics

Page: 400

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This book provides a comprehensive description on Pediatric Dentistry for undergraduate students based on the syllabi recommended by the Dental Council of India and various universities across the country. The contents are well-structured and presented in a lucid manner making it easy for its readers. Each chapter includes numerous commonly asked questions of various university examinations. Apart from these there are Self-assessment Questions including essay type, short notes and MCQ's and Glossary at the end of the book, to help students for their last minute preparation before the exams. About the Author : - M.S. Muthu is currently Professor at the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, Chennai, India. He has graduated from Tamil Nadu Government Dental College and Hospital in 1995 and completed his postgraduation from Nair Hospital and Dental College, Mumbai in 1999. Since then he has restricted his practice to Pediatric Dentistry and runs an exclusive pediatric dental clinic. He has also been actively involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students for the last 9 years. N. Sivakumar is currently Professor and Head at the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, and Principal of Narayana Dental College and Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. He has graduated from Government Dental College and Hospital, Hyderabad in 1988 and completed his postgraduation from College of Dental Surgery, KMC, Manipal in 1991. He has been actively involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students for more than 15 years.

Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine E-Book

Author: Meir H. Kryger,Thomas Roth,William C. Dement

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437727735

Category: Medical

Page: 1766

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Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 5th Edition, by Meir H. Kryger, MD, FRCPC, Thomas Roth, PhD, and William C. Dement, MD, PhD, delivers the comprehensive, dependable guidance you need to effectively diagnose and manage even the most challenging sleep disorders. Updates to genetics and circadian rhythms, occupational health, sleep in older people, memory and sleep, physical examination of the patient, comorbid insomnias, and much more keep you current on the newest areas of the field. A greater emphasis on evidence-based approaches helps you make the most well-informed clinical decisions. And, a new more user-friendly, full-color format, both in print and online, lets you find the answers you need more quickly and easily. Whether you are preparing for the new sleep medicine fellowship examination, or simply want to offer your patients today's best care, this is the one resource to use! Make optimal use of the newest scientific discoveries and clinical approaches that are advancing the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders.

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Author: Charles M. Washington,Dennis T. Leaver

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323287816

Category: Medical

Page: 928

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The only radiation therapy text written by radiation therapists, Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 4th Edition helps you understand cancer management and improve clinical techniques for delivering doses of radiation. A problem-based approach makes it easy to apply principles to treatment planning and delivery. New to this edition are updates on current equipment, procedures, and treatment planning. Written by radiation therapy experts Charles Washington and Dennis Leaver, this comprehensive text will be useful throughout your radiation therapy courses and beyond. Comprehensive coverage of radiation therapy includes a clear introduction and overview plus complete information on physics, simulation, and treatment planning. Spotlights and shaded boxes identify the most important concepts. End-of-chapter questions provide a useful review. Chapter objectives, key terms, outlines, and summaries make it easier to prioritize, understand, and retain key information. Key terms are bolded and defined at first mention in the text, and included in the glossary for easy reference. UPDATED chemotherapy section, expansion of What Causes Cancer, and inclusions of additional cancer biology terms and principles provide the essential information needed for clinical success. UPDATED coverage of post-image manipulation techniques includes new material on Cone beam utilization, MR imaging, image guided therapy, and kV imaging. NEW section on radiation safety and misadministration of treatment beams addresses the most up-to-date practice requirements. Content updates also include new ASRT Practice Standards and AHA Patient Care Partnership Standards, keeping you current with practice requirements. UPDATED full-color insert is expanded to 32 pages, and displays images from newer modalities.

Das mohnrote Meer

Roman

Author: Amitav Ghosh

Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag

ISBN: 3641113628

Category: Fiction

Page: 656

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Wie ein großer Vogel gleitet das stolze Segelschiff den Ganges hinauf. Diti, die auf den Feldern am Flussufer für Englands Opiumhandel schuftet, kann sich die Vision nicht erklären. Hat das Schicksal ihr ein Zeichen gesandt? Sie flieht nach Kalkutta, wo die »Ibis«, ein ehemaliges Sklavenschiff, bereits auf sie zu warten scheint. Mit den anderen Passagieren hat die junge Frau nur eines gemeinsam: Sie alle müssen Indien und ihr bisheriges Leben für immer hinter sich lassen. Historienepos, Gesellschafts- und Abenteuerroman zugleich.

Principles and Practice of Single Implant and Restoration - E-Book

Author: Mahmoud Torabinejad,Mohammed Sabeti,Charles Goodacre

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323242065

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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Covering treatment planning to restoration, Principles and Practice of Single Implant Restorations is the first book specifically designed to train Endodontists and General Dentists for a single tooth implant and restorations. It describes surgical principles, implant placement, implant site preparation, bone grafts and bone substitute materials, tooth extraction, guided bone regeneration, immediate implant placement, surgical defects, and single-tooth esthetic considerations. Expert authors Dr. Mahmoud Torabinejad, Dr. Charles Goodacre, and Dr. Mohammed Sabeti provide detailed guidelines for the use of single tooth implants as an appropriate and compelling treatment tool. Single tooth implants have been established as a new tool by the AAE, allowing you to use single tooth implants as a part of overall treatment planning for patients with a tooth that must be extracted. Easy-to-follow content generally follows the diagnosis and treatment planning for a single tooth implant and restoration, describing how a clinician might actually perform a single tooth implant. Unique! Instructions designed exclusively for Endodontists and General Dentists doing endodontic work help you use single tooth implants to treat a diseased single tooth. Expert authors Torabinejad, Goodacre, and Sabeti are AAE leaders as well as instructors at Loma Linda University, one of the first schools to have a Master’s-level course in single-tooth implants, and have recruited contributors from top names in the endodontic and implant fields.

Princípios E Práticas Do Laser Na Odontologia

Author: Robert A. Convissar

Publisher: Elsevier Brasil

ISBN: 8535252878

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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Princípios e Práticas do Laser na Odontologia apresenta uma abordagem concisa e baseada em evidências científicas para descrever protocolos e procedimentos. Dr. Robert A. Convissar, um renomado professor da área e um dos primeiros dentistas a utilizar lasers na prática da clínica odontológica geral, conseguiu agrupar um painel diverso de colaboradores internacionais. O livro mostra desde a história dos lasers na odontologia até as pesquisas mais recentes com laser, e ainda o uso dos lasers não cirúrgicos, cirúrgicos, e periodontia regenerativa, patologia oral, implantodontia, prótese fixa e removível, procedimentos estéticos, endodônticos, dentística operatória, odontologia pediátrica, ortodôntica e cirurgia oral e maxilofacial.

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.