Sturdevant's Art and Science of Operative Dentistry / Edition 6

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Overview

Get a better picture of operative dentistry from the most complete text on the market. Using a detailed, heavily illustrated, step-by-step approach, this comprehensive guide helps you master the fundamentals and procedures of restorative and preventive dentistry and learn to make informed decisions to solve patient needs. This widely respected text draws from both theory and practice, and is supported by extensive clinical and laboratory research. The new edition features a new full-color design, significant content updates, and a new companion website with six supplemental chapters, videos, and more.

  • Comprehensive coverage spans the entire spectrum of operative dentistry, including fundamentals, diagnosis, instrumentation, preparation, restoration, and prevention.
  • Practical, scientific approach to content is supported by sound clinical and laboratory research and incorporates both theory and practice.
  • Clear presentation of techniques and procedures uses a consistent pattern to cover each restorative process.
  • Procedural alternatives instruct on how to adapt a procedure or technique to answer individual patient needs.
  • Pros and cons of restoration options discuss the advantages, disadvantages, indications, and contraindications involved to help you make informed decisions when multiple treatment options are available.
  • Significant revisions across all chapters streamline the book and make it easier to read.
  • New full-color design gives you a better picture of concepts and procedure details.
  • Companion website offers electronic access to the book, plus six supplemental chapters, videos, and weblinks.
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Editorial Reviews

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"This sixth edition has undergone significant revision since its 2006 edition and is now in full colour, which includes the line art that has been completely redrawn in full colour too. This demonstrates conservative aesthetic procedures more clearly."

BDA News, May 2013

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323083331
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 5/3/2012
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 672
  • Sales rank: 702,643
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF DENTAL ANATOMY, HISTOLOGY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND OCCLUSION
  2. DENTAL CARIES: ETIOLOGY, CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS, RISK ASSESSMENT, AND MANAGEMENT
  3. PATIENT ASSESSMENT, EXAMINATION AND DIAGNOSIS, AND TREATMENT PLANNING
  4. FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS OF ENAMEL AND DENTIN ADHESION
  5. FUNDAMENTALS IN TOOTH PREPARATION AND PULP PROTECTION
  6. INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT FOR TOOTH PREPARATION
  7. PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS FOR OPERATIVE DENTISTRY
  8. INTRODUCTION TO COMPOSITE RESTORATIONS
  9. CLASS III, IV, AND V DIRECT COMPOSITE AND GLASS IONOMER RESTORATIONS
  10. CLASS I, II, AND VI DIRECT COMPOSITE RESTORATIONS AND OTHER TOOTH-COLORED RESTORATIONS
  11. CLASS I AND II INDIRECT TOOTH-COLORED RESTORATIONS
  12. ADDITIONAL CONSERVATIVE ESTHETIC PROCEDURES
  13. INTRODUCTION TO AMALGAM RESTORATIONS
  14. CLASS I, II, AND VI AMALGAM RESTORATIONS
  15. CLASS III AND V AMALGAM RESTORATIONS
  16. COMPLEX AMALGAM RESTORATIONS
  17. CLASS II CAST METAL RESTORATIONS
  18. ONLINE CHAPTERS

  19. BIOMATERIALS
  20. INFECTION CONTROL
  21. PAIN CONTROL FOR OPERATIVE DENTISTRY
  22. BONDED SPLINTS AND BRIDGES
  23. DIRECT GOLD RESTORATIONS
  24. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT FOR TOOTH PREPARATION
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