Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics / Edition 4

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Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics, 4th Edition is a comprehensive, user-friendly text that offers dental students and practitioners an excellent opportunity to understand the basic principles of fixed prosthodontics. This text provides a strong foundation in basic science, followed by practical step-by-step clinical applications. Procedures are presented in an organized, systematic format, and are illustrated by over 3,000 clear, high-quality drawings and photographs, now in full-color. The material is logically divided into sections that cover planning and preparation, clinical procedures, and laboratory procedures. The text also includes two invaluable appendices that provide an updated list of dental materials and equipment, as well as a guide to manufacturers.

The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some two-color illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Radi Masri, DDS, MS, PhD (University of Maryland)
Description: This comprehensive review of current concepts in fixed prosthodontics details all aspects of patient treatment and covers a broad array of topics ranging from treatment planning and preparation to clinical procedures and laboratory procedures. This edition is significantly improved from the previous edition published in 2000.
Purpose: The fourth edition is intended to serve as an indexed reference and a reliable resource for information in the field. With the increased demand on competent clinicians and the changes in education curricula, the book is certainly needed and covers all aspects of fixed prosthodontics.
Audience: It is intended for dental students, postdoctoral residents, practicing dentists, and researchers. It contains all the basic information needed for beginners, yet it also covers the advanced topics that interest the specialists. Written by well known authorities in the field, this book promises to serve as a reliable, in-depth reference in the art and science of fixed prosthodontics.
Features: Each of the book's four parts addresses a different aspect of fixed prosthodontics. It comprehensively covers topics ranging from examination and treatment planning to treatment completion and insertion of restorations. A whole section is dedicated to laboratory procedures for the fabrication of fixed restorations. The text is replete with magnificent color illustrations and detailed clinical pictures. It is well referenced and contains a full reprint of the Glossary of Prosthodontic Terms, eighth edition (GPT8). Conveniently, at the end of the book, indexes detail the dental materials and equipment mentioned in the text as well as manufacturers.
Assessment: This fourth edition is significantly improved from the previous edition especially with the addition of colored illustrations. It is a valuable asset and a comprehensive resource for dental students, practitioners, and specialists. It is one of the most reliable, well referenced, and detailed books in the field.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323028745
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 6/16/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1152
  • Sales rank: 400,292
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 2.00 (d)

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Table of Contents

1 History taking and clinical examination 3
2 Diagnostic casts and related procedures 42
3 Treatment planning 82
4 Principles of occlusion 110
5 Periodontal considerations 145
6 Mouth preparation 174
7 Principles of tooth preparation 209
8 The complete cast crown preparation 258
9 The metal-ceramic crown preparation 272
10 The partial veneer crown, inlay, and onlay preparations 286
11 Tooth preparation for all-ceramic restorations 323
12 Restoration of the endodontically treated tooth 336
13 Implant-supported fixed prostheses 379
14 Tissue management and impression making 431
15 Interim fixed restorations 466
16 Communicating with the dental laboratory 507
17 Definitive casts and dies 526
18 Wax patterns 555
19 Framework design and metal selection for metal-ceramic restorations 589
20 Pontic design 616
21 Retainers for partial removable dental prostheses 649
22 Investing and casting 681
23 Description of color, color-replication process, and esthetics 709
24 Metal-ceramic restorations 740
25 All-ceramic restorations 774
26 Resin-bonded fixed dental prostheses 805
27 Fiber-reinforced composite fixed prostheses 830
28 Connectors for partial fixed dental prostheses 843
29 Finishing the cast restoration 870
30 Evaluation, characterization, and glazing 887
31 Luting agents and cementation procedures 909
32 Postoperative care 928
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