Strategies in Dental Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Author: Robert B Morris

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 020364588X

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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This is a sequel to the acclaimed Principles in Dental Treatment Planning, dealing with dental restorations. The author has overhauled the text, making it completely up to date, and has also provided new illustrative material. He has completely rewritten the final portion of the book to concentrate upon practical strategies that may be adopted in d

Decision Making in Dental Treatment Planning

Author: Walter B. Hall

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780815141945

Category: Medical

Page: 268

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This unique reference illustrates the thought processes of dentists in several of the clinical specialties when their specific aspect of care is involved in complex dental cases. The text is divided into five sections to present decision making for treatment planning as viewed by specialists in the areas of periodontics, endodontics, orthodontics, prosthodontics, and oral surgery. Each chapter is presented in a format that enables the reader to find solutions more easily than in traditional texts. Explanatory text accompanied by illustrations and references appears on the left-hand page, and an algorithm or decision tree appears on the right-hand page. NEW to this edition: * Coverage of recent changes in dental treatment options that affect your decision-making process * New information on surgery and implants in the periodontic section * Revised and expanded material on endodontics, orthodontics, and prosthodontics * Many new photographs and algorithms throughout

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.

Treatment Planning in Dentistry - E-Book

Author: Stephen J. Stefanac,Samuel P. Nesbit

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323078230

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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This book provides essential knowledge for creating treatment plans for adult dental patients. Treatment planning strategies are presented to help with balancing the ideal with the practical, with emphasis placed on the central role of the patient — whose needs should drive the treatment planning process. The focus is on planning of treatment, not on the comprehensive details of every treatment modality in dentistry. CD-ROM bound into book presents five cases of varying difficulty with interactive exercises that allow users to plan treatment. What's the Evidence? boxes link clinical decision-making and treatment planning strategies to current research. In Clinical Practice boxes highlight specific clinical situations faced by the general dentist. Review Questions and Suggested Projects, located at the end of each chapter, summarize and reinforce important concepts presented in the book. Key Terms and Glossary highlights the terms that are most important to the reader. Suggested Readings lists included at the end of most chapters provide supplemental resources. Chapter on Treatment Planning for Smokers and Patients with Oral Cancer addresses the dentist's role in managing patients with oral cancer, recognizing oral cancer and differential diagnosis of oral lesions, planning treatment for patients undergoing cancer therapy, and smoking cessation strategies. Chapter on Treatment Planning for the Special Care/Special Needs Patient examines the role of the general dentist in the management of patients with a variety of conditions including physical handicaps, mental handicaps, head trauma, hemophilia, and patients' needs before, during, or after major surgery. Chapter on Treatment Planning for the Alcohol and Substance Abuser discusses the challenges of treating this patient population, as well as how to recognize the problem, delivery of care, scope of treatment, and behavioral/compliance issues. Expanded content on Ethical and Legal Issues in Treatment Planning reflects new accreditation guidelines. Dental Team Focus boxes highlight the relevance of chapter content to the dental team. Ethics Topics boxes emphasize the ethical topics found within each chapter. International Tooth Numbering is listed alongside the U.S. tooth numbers in examples and illustrations.

Endodontic Diagnosis, Pathology, and Treatment Planning

Mastering Clinical Practice

Author: Bobby Patel

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319155911

Category: Medical

Page: 315

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This book is intended as a practical guide to endodontic diagnosis, pathology, and treatment planning. The coverage is comprehensive and encompasses such topics as disease classification, the endodontic armamentarium, anatomy, the role of different radiographic techniques, treatment decision making, preoperative management, the use of antibiotics and analgesics, and anesthesia. Numerous high-quality illustrations and clinical photographs are included to highlight key concepts and findings, and best practice is documented by means of clinical case examples. The provision of concise tips and recommendations ensures that the reader will quickly be able to find solutions to diverse endodontic challenges. In addition, the most relevant literature is reviewed in order to support and reinforce the discussed clinical concepts. The book will assist dental practitioners and endodontic trainees/specialists in planning the management of any endodontic case from first principles.


Oral Radiology: Interpretation and Diagnostic Strategies, An Issue of Dental Clinics of North America,

Author: Mel Mupparapu

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323414486

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This issue of Dental Clinics of North America focuses on Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: Radiographic Interpretation and Diagnostic Strategies. Articles will include: Oral and maxillofacial imaging, Developmental disorders affecting jaws, Periodontal diseases, Temporomandibular joint disorders and orofacial pain, Benign jaw lesions, Malignant jaw lesions, Benign fibro-osseous lesions of jaws, Granulomatous diseases affecting jaws, Systemic diseases and conditions affecting jaws, Chemical and radiation associated jaw lesions, and more!

Internal medicine for dentistry

Author: Louis F. Rose,Donald Kaye

Publisher: C.V. Mosby

ISBN: N.A

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1192

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Ultrasound in Liquid and Solid Metals focuses on the effect of intensive ultrasound on metals, including the analysis of the development of cavitation and acoustic flows in melts, mechanism of metals' spraying and crystallization, the formation of dislocation structure in crystals, diffusion, phase transformation, and plastic deformation. Physical fundamentals of intensive ultrasound effects are covered, and detailed discussions are presented on the engineering principles of equipment and material design for the practical use of ultrasound in the refining of melts, crystallization of ingots and molds, pulverization, plating, pressure working of metals, surface strengthening, and other processes.

Problem Solving in Endodontics

Prevention, Identification, and Management

Author: James L. Gutmann,Thom C. Dumsha

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323031820

Category: Medical

Page: 582

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Focusing on endodontic problem-solving and troubleshooting techniques, this book covers ways to avoid problems throughout the full spectrum of treatment - from diagnosis to posttreatment. In delivering a consistently high level of quality care, this approach follows three steps: how to prevent problems in treatment, how to identify problems that exist or that occur during treatment, and how to manage those problems once they are recognized. This edition offers practical ways to address the most common clinical problems, scenarios, and issues that pose dilemmas for the student or clinician. Succinct tables, boxes, and bulleted lists make information easier to find. 1,150 illustrations show problem-solving techniques put into practice, allowing for better identification of conditions and treatments. Expanded discussion of documentation looks at legal forms and malpractice issues - useful preparation for preventing or dealing with legal situations. Concise and contemporary reference lists are included at the end of every chapter. New and revised problem-solving cases present various clinical problems and discuss possible treatment and outcomes. Concise "how-to" text combined with an abundance of radiographs and photographs show how these problem-solving techniques apply to everyday practice. Full-color contemporary design and updated color photos demonstrate in great detail the need-to-know clinical techniques. Procedure boxes provide step-by-step instructions and helpful photographs on important problem-solving techniques. Clinical Tips boxes offer valuable suggestions for how to prevent or manage various situations in everyday practice. Problem Solving list begins each text chapter and presents an "at-a-glance" outline of topics presented in that chapter. Contemporary Technologies and Materials chapter expands upon developments in magnification devices, radiography, handpieces, locators, and techniques, keeping endodontists up to date. Vital Pulp Therapy chapter describes pulp capping procedures and viable procedures for the incompletely formed root apex, providing more detailed information on treatment options for challenging pulp conditions and malformed roots. Microbial Control chapter deals with infection control materials and techniques, important for successful endodontic procedures, maintaining a sanitary practice environment, and for protecting staff and patients from infection. Challenges in Apical Surgery chapter discusses treatment planning and procedures for apical endodontic surgery, offering specific problem-solving strategies for when surgical intervention is essential for tooth retention. Challenges in Periradicular Surgery chapter discusses surgical treatment planning and procedures for problems that occur in locations other than the apex, offering solutions to challenges such as fractured teeth, hemisection, and periodontal defects. Treatment Planning Tooth Retention vs. Tooth Replacement chapter describes options for keeping the tooth vs. extraction and replacement. Endodontic-Orthodontic Clinical Challenges chapter addresses the impact of orthodontic tooth movement on the viability of dental pulp and other interdisciplinary issues. New product information listings at the end of chapters provide additional information and direct the reader to website listings on materials and equipment.

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Orthognathic Surgery

Author: Devinder Preet Singh,Shefali Arora

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781634822732

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Page: 130

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The human face should be in perfect harmony and balance along with ideal functioning of the stomatognathic system... was a view idealised by Apollo Belvedere, who created the neoclassical Greek sculpture of the head and face. However, Nature ensures that all of us are not blessed with perfect faces. It is for the resolution of these imperfections that orthodontic treatment is sought. But for patients whose problems are so severe that neither growth nor camouflage offers an ideal solution, surgical realignment of jaws or repositioning of dentoalveolar segments is the only choice. Surgery is not a substitute for orthodontics in these patients; instead, it must be properly coordinated with orthodontics and other dental treatment to achieve overall positive results. With recent advances in surgical technology, it is now possible to treat these patients successfully for whom orthodontic camouflage would have resulted in esthetically unacceptable and often unstable results. This art and science of diagnosis, treatment planning, and execution of treatment of dentofacial deformities by combining orthodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery to correct severe musculoskeletal, dento-osseous, and soft tissue deformities of the jaws and associated structures is called orthognathic surgery. Successful orthognathic surgery demands the understanding and cooperation of the oral and maxillofacial surgeon, orthodontist, and general dentist. Each must provide a proper diagnosis and treatment plan, perform necessary treatment and refer to necessary treatment outside his or her respective area of expertise. In order for patients to receive state-of-art care when correcting their deformities, the orthognathic team must: 1. recognise the various characteristics of malocclusion and dento-facial deformity; 2. define the nature of the problem, including the possible etiology; and 3. design a treatment strategy based on the specific needs and desires of the individual. In this modern era, the role of the doctor has shifted from that of sole decision maker in the planning process to that of a partner with the patient as co-decision-maker. Therefore, the clinician must not overlook the importance of including the patient and parents in the treatment planning process. Ackermann and Proffit have suggested that clinicians are generally more influenced by objective findings (problem list) and patients are more influenced by subjective findings (their perception of their needs and values). This dichotomy makes communication an effective tool when one is faced with the decision between orthodontic camouflage and surgical orthodontic correction. The authors' of this book examine the diagnosis and treatment planning in orthognathic surgery.

Clinical Orthodontics: Current Concepts, Goals and Mechanics - E-Book

Author: Ashok Karad

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 8131231682

Category: Medical

Page: 498

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This book is targeted for every Orthodontic professional – postgraduate students (residents), practicing orthodontists and academicians and is a contemporary reference for all undergraduate level dentistry students. The contents of the book have been based on its theme: Current concepts: dealing with the unique approach to diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment sequencing and execution of treatment in diverse clinical situations Goals: redefining orthodontic treatment goals in accordance with the current understanding of the science Mechanics: highlighting newer methods, unbiased treatment approach, and refined mechanics to produce high-quality results • Most comprehensive reference book covering a wide array of clinical concepts • Covers numerous well-documented clinical cases along with illustrations providing an excellent tool for the orthodontists to serve their patients better • Includes unique chapters like Digital imaging in orthodontics, Interdisciplinary orthodontics, Excellence in finishing, Functional goals in orthodontics, and Managing an orthodontic practice • Truly international standard book with a dynamic group of leading world-class clinicians, researchers, teachers and authors delivering cutting-edge information • Includes more the 2000 high-quality illustrations

Principles of Oral Diagnosis

Author: Gary C. Coleman,John F. Nelson

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 509

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Fundamentals of diagnostic methods/techniques; evaluating diagnostic information; differential diagnosis.

Issues in Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464963800

Category: Medical

Page: 2698

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Issues in Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research. The editors have built Issues in Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Contemporary Orthodontics - E-Book

Author: William R. Proffit,Henry W. Fields,David M. Sarver

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032329152X

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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Now in full color, Contemporary Orthodontics, 5th Edition is a practical resource with a long tradition of excellence. Line drawings and more than 1,000 new color images illustrate concepts more clearly than ever. This book includes detailed information on diagnosis, treatment planning concepts, related problems or controversies, and current treatment procedures, including the role of orthodontics in comprehensive treatment of patients with multiple problems. Updated material on psychosocial problems in orthodontic treatment, oral function, and the relationship between injury and dental disease. Case studies throughout the text highlight the demand for orthodontic treatment, the etiology of orthodontic problems, and treatment planning for cleft lip and palate patients. NEW! Review of the contemporary applications of 3D imaging in both diagnosis and evaluation of treatment. NEW! Updated information on Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs) and miniplates. NEW! The latest advances in the biology of orthodontic treatment, including new ways to accelerate orthodontic tooth movement and the continuing evolution of improved fixed appliances. NEW! Over 200 new figures to illustrate new concepts and procedures.

Concepts in Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy

Author: Kathleen Hodges

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780827362741

Category: Medical

Page: 546

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This book presents up-to-date concepts in periodontal therapy by teaching dental hygienists procedures on how to perform a thorough periodontal assessment in an efficient manner. The text is organized into four major sections that present phases of therapy including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. A fifth section includes applications for the practice setting, as well as career development. Case studies and job placement information encourage readers to use critical thinking and problem solving skills based on practical experience. (Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting, Dental Assist., periodontal) ALSO AVAILABLE - INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Guide ISBN: 0-8273-8518-8

Jong's Community Dental Health - E-Book

Author: George Gluck,Warren M. Morganstein

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032305840X

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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This essential resource gives the reader a practical overview of the expanding and evolving role of the dental professional in the health care community. Coverage includes globalism, diversity, the impact of technology on public health and community dentistry, and information on Hepatitis C and water fluoridation.

Osseointegration and Dental Implants

Author: Asbjorn Jokstad

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813804744

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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Osseointegration and Dental Implants offers a comprehensive guide to the state of the art of implant dentistry. Based around the proceedings of the Toronto Osseointegration Conference Revisited, it gathers together information on all aspects of implant dentistry and osseointegration, from basic scientific background, such as the biology of osseointegration and the biomechanics of implant surface design, to clinical relevance, such as treatment planning, loading protocols, and patient rehabilitation. This unique book shows implant dentistry as it is today, in all its diverse clinical applications, and provides an expert discussion of what we know, what we think we know, and what we need to find out.


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.

Carranza's Clinical Periodontology - E-Book

Expert Consult: Online

Author: Michael G. Newman,Henry Takei,Perry R. Klokkevold,Fermin A. Carranza

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323227996

Category: Medical

Page: 904

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The most widely used periodontics text, Carranza's Clinical Periodontology provides both print and online access to basic procedures as well as the latest in advanced procedures and techniques in reconstructive, esthetic, and implant therapy. Not only does this book show how to do periodontal procedures, it describes how to best manage the outcomes and explains the evidence supporting each treatment. Written by leading experts Michael Newman, Henry Takei, Perry Klokkevold, and Fermin Carranza, along with a pool of international contributors, this edition also discusses the close connection between oral health and systemic disease. A new Expert Consult website includes the entire, fully searchable contents of the book, and takes learning to a whole new level with content updates, videos, a drug database, and much more. Comprehensive coverage describes all aspects of periodontics in a single volume, including periodontal pathology, the etiology of periodontal diseases, the relationship between periodontal disease and systemic health, treatment of periodontal diseases, oral implantology, supportive treatment, and ethics, legal, and practical matters. Problem-solving, scenario-based learning opportunities use well-documented case reports to help you learn both basic and advanced procedures and techniques. 'Speed to competence' is enhanced with access to print, online, and mobile platforms. A unique approach combines evidence-based decision-making, science transfer, and classification/nomenclature throughout every chapter. A one-of-a-kind Genetic Factors and Periodontal Disease chapter examines the role of genetic factors in gum disease. In-depth information serves as an excellent foundation in preparing for the National Board Dental Exam. Coverage of the latest advances includes the emerging link between periodontal disease and systemic health. Full-color illustrations depict the newest developments in surgical technology. A new Multidisciplinary Approach to Dental and Periodontal Problems chapter discusses the importance of collaborative care in the practice of periodontics. Etiology of Periodontal Diseases (Part 4) provides a more comprehensive background in periodontal anatomy, physiology, and pathogenesis.