Author: Thom C. Dumsha,James L. Gutmann
Summarizes major disciplines of clinical dentistry; 14 chapters covering everything from anesthesia to implantology to prescription medications
Author: Richard A. Lehman,Michael A. Sullivan
Dental implants have become an increasingly important part of everyday dental practice. This manual is designed to introduce the general dentist, dental staff, and dental student to the world of implant restorative dentistry and maintenance. It also includes hygiene techniques and protocols.
A Reference Guide for Diagnosis & Treatment
Author: David P. Sarment,Beth Peshman,Robert F. Faulkner
Publisher: Lexi-Comp Incorporated
Oral Surgery for the General Dentist is written specifically for the general dental practitioner. This step-by-step clinical manual illustrates general, everyday oral surgical procedures and provides the knowledge to perform these procedures with competency.
A Step-by-step Practical Approach Manual
Author: Lawrence Irving Gaum
Publisher: Lexi-Comp Incorporated
A guide to the pharmacologic agents - their uses, doses, complications - in dentistry. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the pharmacologic approach to patient care, in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of orofacial diseases and their manifestations.
Author: Fred F. Cowan
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
This book is designed to meet the needs of both dental students and dentists by providing succinct and quickly retrievable answers to common dental questions. Students will find both that it clearly presents the particulars which should be familiar to every dentist and that it enables them to see the big picture and contextualize information introduced to them in the future. Practicing dentists, on the other hand, will employ the book as a daily reference to source information on important topics, materials, techniques, and conditions. The book is neither discipline nor specialty specific. The first part is wide ranging and covers the essentials of dental practice while the second part addresses individual specialties and the third is devoted to emergency dental treatment. Whether as a handy resource in the student s backpack or as a readily available tool on the office desk, this reference manual fills an important gap in the dental literature.
A Daily Guide for Students and Practitioners
Author: Geraldine M. Weinstein,Mitchell T. Zientz
The acclaimed #1 New York Times bestselling author presents a spellbinding tale of a mother's tragic loss and one man's last chance at gaining salvation. Can we save ourselves, or do we rely on others to do it? Is what we believe always the truth? One moment June Nealon was happily looking forward to years full of laughter and adventure with her family, and the next, she was staring into a future that was as empty as her heart. Now her life is a waiting game. Waiting for time to heal her wounds, waiting for justice. In short, waiting for a miracle to happen. For Shay Bourne, life holds no more surprises. The world has given him nothing, and he has nothing to offer the world. In a heartbeat, though, something happens that changes everything for him. Now, he has one last chance for salvation, and it lies with June's eleven-year-old daughter, Claire. But between Shay and Claire stretches an ocean of bitter regrets, past crimes, and the rage of a mother who has lost her child. Would you give up your vengeance against someone you hate if it meant saving someone you love? Would you want your dreams to come true if it meant granting your enemy's dying wish? Once again, Jodi Picoult mesmerizes and enthralls readers with this story of redemption, justice, and love.
Author: Jodi Picoult
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Completely updated to keep you absolutely current, this comprehensive reference remains the definitive text for practicing endodontists and general dentists. The ninth edition offers a superb new full-color design and integrates the latest evidence-based research for clinical treatments. It includes coverage of the latest devices and techniques including endodontic instrumentation, obturation, and surgical and retreatment procedures. Providing the latest in treating endodontic infections and pain, and in establishing differential diagnoses, this is a one-stop resource! Records and Legal Responsibilities chapter includes legal forms and descriptions of legal processes, guidelines for record keeping, and updated information on HIPAA/doctor-patient rights and responsibilities. Geriatric Endodontics chapter discusses special considerations and procedures for older patients. Digital Technologies chapter explains how electronic records can reduce paper flow, improve legibility of treatment plans and prescriptions, recall advice given to patients, and record diagnoses; it also shows how technology can be applied to improve patient care. Instruments, Materials and Devices chapter discusses tools and materials used to clean and shape the root canal, including the new MTAD (Endo-PureÂ®) irrigant, plus appropriate care for instruments, and how to select proper instruments. Information on managing problems/emergencies in endodontic anesthesia explains troubleshooting guidelines for more efficient problem solving, and includes drug interaction tables and guidelines on how to select proper anesthetics. Endodontic Pharmacology chapter outlines pharmacologic options for pretreatment, posttreatment, and intraoperative stages, including current information on COX-2 inhibitors and new drugs on the market. Full-color design offers more detail in clinical photos. New contributors offer expert perspectives and build on the material in previous editions. Endodontic Failures chapter discusses treatment for apical periodontitis. Coverage of biocontaminants and the sterilization of tools and waterlines includes updates on antibacterial procedures and materials, and sterilization pre- and post-treatment, helping practices maintain better infection control. Information on wireless digital radiology describes components and applications, with a pro-and-con comparison to traditional film. Coverage of the connection between apical periodontitis/gingival infection and stroke/heart conditions helps clinicians make better decisions when preparing and treating patients.
Author: Stephen Cohen,Kenneth M. Hargreaves
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Preceded by: Manual of minor oral surgery for the general dentist / edited by Karl R. Koerner. c2006.
Author: Pushkar Mehra,Richard D'Innocenzo
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This concise, hands-on text provides a method for making evidence-based decisions in practice. The book presents a step-by-step approach to mastering the five essential skills of evidence-based decision making-formulating patient-centered questions, searching for the appropriate evidence, critically appraising the evidence, applying the evidence to practice, and evaluating the process. Five Case Scenarios are used throughout the book and cover the broad areas of therapy/prevention, diagnosis, etiology/harm/causation, and prognosis. Each chapter has objectives, suggested activities, a quiz, critical thinking questions, and exercises.
A Translational Guide for Dental Professionals
Author: Jane L. Forrest,Syrene A. Miller,Pamela R. Overman
A pocket-sized book that is designed as a quick reference for the drugs most commonly used in dental practice. It includes practical, practice-oriented suggestions made by dental professionals and a section on prescription writing and prescription requirements. It also covers specific medical situations and the appropriate medications to be used.
Author: Peter L. Jacobsen, Ph.D.
Publisher: Lexi-Comp Incorporated
The new 3rd Edition of this fundamental text covers basic, "need to know" topics in endodontics, written at a level that's ideal for both the undergraduate dental student as well as the practitioner. The book's unique approach includes detailed coverage of the basic sciences and separate chapters on practical topics such as referral, patient education, procedural accidents, and radiography. New chapters, expanded topics, and additional illustrations bring this Edition fully up-to-date with the fast-paced field of endodontics.
Author: Richard E. Walton,Mahmoud Torabinejad
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
Microbial relationships with all life forms can be as free living, symbiotic or pathogenic. Human beings harbor 10 times more microbial cells than their own. Bacteria are found on the skin surface, in the gut and other body parts. Bacteria causing diseases are the most worrisome. Most of the infectious diseases are caused by bacterial pathogens with an ability to form biofilm. Bacteria within the biofilm are up to 1000 times more resistant to antibiotics. This has taken a more serious turn with the evolution of multiple drug resistant bacteria. Health Departments are making efforts to reduce high mortality and morbidity in man caused by them. Bacterial Quorum sensing (QS), a cell density dependent phenomenon is responsible for a wide range of expressions such as pathogenesis, biofilm formation, competence, sporulation, nitrogen fixation, etc. Majority of these organisms that are important for medical, agriculture, aquaculture, water treatment and remediation, archaeological departments are: Aeromonas, Acinetobacter, Bacillus, Clostridia, Enterococcus, Pseudomonas, Vibrio and Yersinia spp. Biosensors and models have been developed to detect QS systems. Strategies for inhibiting QS system through natural and synthetic compounds have been presented here. The biotechnological applications of QS inhibitors (QSIs) in diverse areas have also been dealt with. Although QSIs do not affect growth and are less likely to impose selective pressure on bacteria, however, a few reports have raised doubts on the fate of QSIs. This book addresses a few questions. Will bacteria develop mechanisms to evade QSIs? Are we watching yet another defeat at the hands of bacteria? Or will we be acting intelligently and survive the onslaughts of this Never Ending battle?
Author: Vipin Chandra Kalia
Written for the clinician, Cone Beam Computed Tomography helps the reader understand how CBCT machines operate, perform advanced diagnosis using CT data, have a working knowledge of CBCT-related treatment planning for specific clinical tasks, and integrate these new technologies in daily practice. This comprehensive text lays the foundation of CBCT technologies, explains how to interpret the data, recognize main pathologies, and utilize CBCT for diagnosis, treatment planning, and execution. Dr. Sarment first addresses technology and principles, radiobiologic risks, and CBCT for head and neck anatomy. The bulk of the text discusses diagnosis of pathologies and uses of CBCT technology in maxillofacial surgical planning, orthodontic and orthognathic planning, implant surgical site preparation, CAD/CAM surgical guidance, surgical navigation, endodontics airway measurements, and periodontal disease.
Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnosis and Applications
Author: David Sarment
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Written for dental professionals, the Second Edition of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Dental Drug Reference quickly resolves questions and concerns that arise during patient consults, helping you design appropriate and safe oral health care treatment plans. It focuses on drugs that you're likely to encounter reviewing a patient's medical history as well as drugs that are prescribed for the management of orodental pain, oral infections, and common mucocutaneous conditions. A bonus CD-ROM offers all drug monographs from the handbook in an easy-to-use, searchable format plus printable monographs for inclusion in patient charts. You'll also find an image bank with full-color photographs to help you identify adverse drug effects and oral conditions.
Author: Frieda Atherton Pickett,Geza T. Terezhalmy