Essentials in Esthetic Dentistry

Author: Jonathan B. Levine,Brian J. Millar

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723435553

Category: Dentistry

Page: 240

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Esthetic dentistry is an area of recognizable growth around the world and it often brings considerable challenges for the clinician. Jonathan B. Levine DMD presents a new volume designed to introduce practitioners to the world of advanced smile design with the goal of safely expanding his or her current scope of aesthetic dental practice. Richly illustrated in full colour throughout, this beautiful volume guides readers through the key issues of Smile Design and includes a detailed discussion of assessment techniques including aesthetic check lists and photography, the use of smile design trial and diagnostic techniques and assessment tools. Procedures include space management, alignment procedures and the use of ceramic veneers. Throughout the book, emphasis is given to assessment of the patient and precision treatment modalities. Whether you are newly qualified or an experienced dental practitioner, this volume will be ideal for skill enhancement and is designed for use throughout the world.
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Author: George A. Freedman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323088236

Category: Medical

Page: 832

View: 5138

Covering both popular and advanced cosmetic procedures, Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry enhances your skills in the dental treatments leading to esthetically pleasing restorations. With over 1,600 full-color illustrations, this definitive reference discusses the importance of cariology and caries management, then covers essential topics such as ultraconservative dentistry, color and shade, adhesive techniques, anterior and posterior direct composites, and finishing and polishing. Popular esthetic treatment options are described in detail, including bleaching or tooth whitening, direct and porcelain veneers, and esthetic inlays and onlays. Coverage of advanced cosmetic procedures includes implants, perioesthethics, ortho-esthetics, and pediatric esthetics, providing a solid understanding of treatments that are less common but can impact patient outcomes. Developed by Dr. George A. Freedman, a renowned leader in the field, Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry also allows you to earn Continuing Education credits as you improve your knowledge and skills. Continuing Education credits are available, allowing you to earn one to two CE credits per chapter. Detailed coverage of popular esthetic procedures includes bleaching, direct and porcelain veneers, inlays and onlays, posts and cores, porcelain-fused-to-metal restorations, zirconium crowns and bridges, and complete dentures. Coverage of advanced procedures includes implants, perioesthethics, ortho-esthetics, pediatric esthetics, and sleep-disordered breathing, providing a solid understanding of less-frequently encountered topics that impact the esthetic treatment plan and outcomes. Coverage of key esthetic dentistry topics and fundamental skills includes cariology and caries management, understanding dental materials, photography, understanding and manipulating of color and shade, adhesive techniques, anterior and posterior direct composites, and finishing and polishing. Over 1,600 full-color photos and illustrations help to clarify important concepts and techniques, and show treatments from beginning of the case to the final esthetic results. Well-known and respected lead author George A. Freedman is a recognized author, educator, and speaker, and past president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and co-founder of the Canadian Academy for Esthetic Dentistry. Expert contributors are leading educators and practicing clinicians, including names such as Irvin Smigel (the father of esthetic dentistry), Chuck N. Maragos (the father of contemporary diagnostics), Wayne Halstrom (a pioneer in the area of dental sleep medicine), David Clark (one of the pioneers of the microscope in restorative dentistry and founder the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry), Edward Lynch (elected the most influential person in UK Dentistry in 2010 by his peers), Joseph Massad (creator, producer, director, and moderator of two of the most popular teaching videos on the subject of removable prosthodontics), Simon McDonald (founder and CEO of Triodent Ltd, an international dental manufacturing and innovations company), and many more!
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Author: Nairn H. F. Wilson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723455589

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 7011

Esthetic dentistry is an area of recognizable growth around the world and it often brings considerable challenges for the clinician. Nairn Wilson CBE - one of the world's leading dental educationalists - presents a unique volume designed to introduce practitioners to the world of esthetic dentistry with the goal of safely expanding his or her current scope of practice. Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, this beautiful volume will guide readers through the key issues relating to modern dental esthetics and includes a discussion of dental ethics, patient psychology, treatment planning and the delivery of care, the management of recession defects, patient assessment and clinical techniques as well as an exploration of the importance of teamwork and the maintenance of dental attractiveness. Whether you are newly qualified or an experienced dental practitioner, this volume will be ideal for skill enhancement and is designed for use throughout the world. .."simple, clinically relevant and with up-to-date text providing invaluable tips on many advanced restorative procedures." Reviewed by Zenab Mushtaq on behalf of BDJ Student, July 2015
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Author: Gerard J. Chiche,Alain Pinault

Publisher: Quintessence Pub Co

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 202

View: 7174

With superior color illustrations, this clinician-technician team offers principles and methods on how to achieve the best possible esthetic results. Learn how the restorative dentist works not only with the dental technician, but with the periodontist and the orthodontist. As clear as it is comprehensive, this book will be invaluable to the general dentist, the specialist, and the laboratory technician.
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Shade Matching and Communication in Esthetic Dentistry

Author: Stephen J. Chu,Alessandro Devigus,Rade D. Paravina,Adam J. Mieleszko

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780867154979

Category: Medical

Page: 157

View: 9198

Providing patients with a natural-looking smile is an important goal for the dental professional. However, obtaining an accurate shade match for restorations can be a difficult and frustrating experience. This book explains the basic science and art of color to help the reader better understand the mechanics involved in the shade-matching process. Moreover, it details the myriad clinical elements that can affect the perception of color. The authors also present easy-to-follow protocols for both conventional and technology-based shade matching, including tips for communicating with the lab technician and a recommended protocol that combines both approaches. Twelve case studies demonstrate this combined approach, which improves productivity and clinical success by allowing the clinician to achieve an accurate and esthetic shade match, in most cases with only one fabrication.
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Author: Subir Banerji,Shamir B. Mehta,Christopher C. K. Ho

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119324955

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 4962

Practical Procedures in Aesthetic Dentistry presents a comprehensive collection of videos demonstrating clinical techniques in aesthetic and restorative dentistry, and is accompanied by a handbook summarising the key points of each procedure. Interactive website hosting over nine hours of video Accompanying illustrated handbook summarising key points Expert teaching across a comprehensive range of aesthetic and restorative procedures International team of contributors with clinical and academic expertise
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Author: Avijit Banerjee,Brian J. Millar

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723455562

Category: Dentistry

Page: 331

View: 9100

Originally published: Oxford: Mosby, 2014.
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An Atlas of Composite Resin Stratification

Author: Jordi Manauta,Anna Salat

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)

ISBN: 9788874921737

Category: Medical

Page: 444

View: 2930

Despite the many advances of contemporary dental research in biomaterials and tissue regeneration, no dental material can perfectly correspond to natural tooth. The authors of this dynamic atlas posit that it is the mastery of layering technique and not the material itself that is most important in recreating natural- looking restorations. This reference book uses over a thousand images to explore the stratification of natural tooth and demonstrate solutions for how to arrange layers of composite resin to recreate the color, opacity, shape, and surface abnormalities of natural tooth. The authors provide step-by-step instruction in basic layering techniques as well as in advanced applications of dental characteristics, which are possible with a wide range of esthetic dental materials. In addition, each chapter is prefaced with insights from luminaries in esthetic dentistry, including Luiz Narciso Baratieri, Galip G rel, Pascal Magne, Francesco Mangani, Ricardo Mitrani, and Angelo Putignano, among others. Optimal stratification techniques not only create natural-looking beauty in restorations but also imitate the innate bioarchitecture of teeth, which is the foundation of functional and esthetic results.
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Principles and Clinics

Author: Anselm Wiskott

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781850972082

Category: Medical

Page: 756

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Written with the dental student in mind, this text book provides a comprehensive approach to fixed prosthodontics. It provides an overview of the clinical concepts of fixed prosthodontics as well as interdisciplinary contexts for the clinical fields of periodontics, orthodontics, operative dentistry, and implantology. By addressing the strategic, operational, and technical levels of prosthetic dentistry, the author outlines the essential clinical steps of restorative dentistry and clarifies the complex concepts that students struggle with in the early phases of professional development.
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An Experiment

Author: Timothy Goodman,Jessica Walsh

Publisher: ABRAMS

ISBN: 1613127154

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

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“What would happen if Harry met Sally in the age of Tinder and Snapchat? . . . A field guide to Millennial dating in New York City” (New York Daily News). When New York–based graphic designers and long-time friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh found themselves single at the same time, they decided to try an experiment. The old adage says that it takes 40 days to change a habit—could the same be said for love? So they agreed to date each other for 40 days, record their experiences in questionnaires, photographs, videos, texts, and artworks, and post the material on a website they would create for this purpose. What began as a small experiment between two friends became an Internet sensation, drawing 5 million unique (and obsessed) visitors from around the globe to their site and their story. 40 Days of Dating: An Experiment is a beautifully designed, expanded look at the experiment and the results, including a great deal of material that never made it onto the site, such as who they were as friends and individuals before the 40 days and who they have become since.
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A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

Author: Pierre Bourdieu

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113587316X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 640

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No judgement of taste is innocent - we are all snobs. Pierre Bourdieu's Distinction brilliantly illuminates the social pretentions of the middle classes in the modern world, focusing on the tastes and preferences of the French bourgeoisie. First published in 1979, the book is at once a vast ethnography of contemporary France and a dissection of the bourgeois mind. In the course of everyday life we constantly choose between what we find aesthetically pleasing, and what we consider tacky, merely trendy, or ugly. Taste is not pure. Bourdieu demonstrates that our different aesth
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Author: Arthur Rodriguez Gonzalez Cortes

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781515311508

Category:

Page: 70

View: 9314

This book is intended for DMD students, oral & maxillofacial radiologists, periodontists and oral surgeons. It comprises 7 chapters on advancements in dental implant planning and bone imaging, including related surgical techniques and technological innovations.
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From TMJ to Smile Design

Author: Peter E. Dawson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323078982

Category: Medical

Page: 648

View: 1473

This book uses an interdisciplinary approach to explain the origin of and possible solutions to many different occlusal problems. Dr. Peter E. Dawson guides the reader along the way providing balanced explanations of theory and technique. He also debunks many popular misconceptions through practical discussion of their origins and the deficiencies of the arguments behind them. Different sides of many philosophies are presented while guiding the reader to the most functional and esthetic solution to various occlusal situations. Hundreds of full-color photographs, illustrations, and diagrams show aspects of the masticatory system, the epidemiology of occlusal problems, and procedures for finding the ideal occlusion. Whether the reader is a general dentist or a specialist, they will find this book applicable to their treatment methods and philosophies. OUTSTANDING FEATURES Special atlas sections break down complex information accompanied by descriptive diagrams and photographs to further explain sources of occlusal disorders and related pain. Hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations show problems and procedures. Procedure boxes offer step-by-step explanations of specific procedures. Important Considerations boxes in the Treatment chapters outline treatment plans and describe what is to be accomplished. Programmed treatment planning, a specific process that guides a clinician through every step for solving even the most complex restorative or esthetic challenge. The role of TMJs and occlusion in "everyday" dentistry. The role of occlusion in orofacial pain and TMD, and in anterior esthetics. Simplified occlusal equilibration and how to explain this process to patients. The functional matrix concept for exceptional, foolproof smile design. The five options for occlusal correction and how to apply them to practice. Use and abuse of occlusal sprints. Coordinating occlusal treatment with specialists for a fully interdisciplinary approach. Specific criteria for success and how to test for each.
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Preferences and Value Trade-Offs

Author: Ralph L. Keeney,Howard Raiffa

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521438834

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 569

View: 1669

This book describes how a confused decision maker, who wishes to make a reasonable and responsible choice among alternatives, can systematically probe their thoughts and feelings in order to make the critically important trade-offs between incommensurable objectives.
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Author: Stephen J. Bonsor,Gavin Pearson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046965

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 4203

A new textbook on the practical use of dental materials suitable for undergraduate dental students and qualified dental practitioners taking post-graduate exams in dental materials, restorative dentistry, operative techniques, advanced conservative dentistry, endodontics, removable prosthodontics and implantology. Highly practical and evidenced-based throughout – closing the gap between theory and practice to give readers confidence in selecting and preparing the right material for the patient and circumstance Amply illustrated in full colour with over 1000 photographs, artworks and tables to clearly demonstrate both materials and techniques Helps readers appreciate the important relationship between clinical manipulation and the practical use of dental materials Describes how to properly select a given material for any situation, how to use materials to best effect and when and how not to use them ‘Good practice’ and ‘Warning’ boxes help readers recall important information Uniquely written by a practising dentist with academic experience and an academic in biomaterials with extensive clinical experience Self-assessment questions with full answers helps readers consolidate learning and prepare for exams Designed to improve clinical success and improve patient outcomes Perfect for all undergraduate and postgraduate students studying dental material science and/or restorative dentistry
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Advanced Techniques for Clinical Dentistry

Author: Daskalaki, Andriani

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1605662933

Category: Computers

Page: 406

View: 8641

"This book gives insight into technological advances for dental practice, research and education, for general dental clinician, the researcher and the computer scientist"--Provided by publisher.
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Author: Minhua Ma,Andreas Oikonomou

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319516450

Category: Computers

Page: 702

View: 9432

With the continued application of gaming for training and education, which has seen exponential growth over the past two decades, this book offers an insightful introduction to the current developments and applications of game technologies within educational settings, with cutting-edge academic research and industry insights, providing a greater understanding into current and future developments and advances within this field. Following on from the success of the first volume in 2011, researchers from around the world presents up-to-date research on a broad range of new and emerging topics such as serious games and emotion, games for music education and games for medical training, to gamification, bespoke serious games, and adaptation of commercial off-the shelf games for education and narrative design, giving readers a thorough understanding of the advances and current issues facing developers and designers regarding games for training and education. This second volume of Serious Games and Edutainment Applications offers further insights for researchers, designers and educators who are interested in using serious games for training and educational purposes, and gives game developers with detailed information on current topics and developments within this growing area.
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Author: Kanchan Harikishan Asnani

Publisher: Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Limited

ISBN: 9788184487428

Category: Medical

Page: 260

View: 2422

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Methods and Tools for a Systems Approach

Author: Slobodan P. Simonović

Publisher: Earthscan

ISBN: 1844075532

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 640

View: 9013

Water resources management is increasingly interdisciplinary and must take into account complex socioeconomic factors and environmental variables. This book describes the 'systems approach' and its application to contemporary water resources management, focusing on three main sets of tools: simulation, optimization and multi-objective analysis. This approach is presented within the context of sustainable planning and development under conditions of uncertainty. The publication introduces system dynamic simulation as a tool for integrated modeling and contains coverage of the use of fuzzy sets for incorporating objective and subjective uncertainties. It combines theory with many practical examples, as well as including programs and exercises on an accompanying CD-ROM. It composes both an advanced text for students of water resources and civil or environmental engineering and a practical guide for professionals.--Publisher's description.
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Material Selection & Technique

Author: Douglas A. Terry,Willi Geller

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)

ISBN: 9780867155730

Category: Medical

Page: 725

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Rev. ed. of: Aesthetic & restorative dentistry / Douglas A. Terry, Karl F. Leinfelder, Willi Geller. 1st ed. Stillwater, Minn.: Everest Pub. Media, c2009.
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