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Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry / Edition 3
     

Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry / Edition 3

by Edward W Odell
 

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ISBN-10: 0443067848

ISBN-13: 9780443067846

Pub. Date: 05/15/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book is designed to explain to dental students the processes of diagnosis and treatment planning, through consideration of clinical cases and problems associated with aspects of all dental specialties. It presents a series of case histories from all the major areas of dentistry, and uses a question-and-answer format to guide readers through the process of

Overview

This book is designed to explain to dental students the processes of diagnosis and treatment planning, through consideration of clinical cases and problems associated with aspects of all dental specialties. It presents a series of case histories from all the major areas of dentistry, and uses a question-and-answer format to guide readers through the process of examination, differential diagnosis, investigations, diagnosis and treatment. It prepares readers for the wide variety of problems likely to be encountered in clinical practice.

• 56 cases in clinical dentistry are presented in a practical, problem-based approach, leading the reader toward the correct diagnosis and treatment plan.
• Treatment alternatives are explored and evaluated in terms of their advantages and disadvantages.
• Material from all the dental specialties is integrated in the cases presented, in order to cover the full range of real-world clinical problems.
• Color illustrations throughout bring the cases to life and clarify important concepts.

• All cases from the first edition have been updated, and 13 new cases have been added to this edition.
• Additional information is provided on behavioral management of nervous or difficult patients.
• More content on pediatric dentistry has been added.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443067846
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/15/2010
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. A high caries rate
2. A multiocular radiolucency
3. An unpleasant surprise
4. Gingival recession
5. A missing incisor
6. A dry mouth
7. Painful trismus
8. A lump on the gingival
9. Pain on biting
10. A defective denture base
11. Sudden collapse
12. A difficult child
13. Pain after extraction
14. A loose tooth
15. Oroantral fistula
16. Troublesome mouth ulcers
17. A lump in the neck
18. Trauma to an immature incisor
19. Hypoglycaemia
20. A problem overdenture
21. Impacted lower third molars
22. A phone call from school
23. Discoloured anterior teeth
24. A very painful mouth
25. Caution – X-rays
26. Ouch!
27. A swollen face and pericoronitis
28. First permanent molars
29. A sore mouth
30. A failed bridge.
31. An adverse reaction
32. Advanced periodontitis
33. Fractured incisors
34. An anxious patient
35. A blister on the cheek
36. Bridge design
37. Management of anticoagulation
38. A white patch on the tongue
39. Another white patch on the tongue
40. Molar endodontic treatment
41. A swollen face
42. Missing upper lateral incisors
43. Anterior crossbite
44. Unexpected findings
45. A gap between the front teeth
46. A lump in the palate
47. Rapid breakdown of first permanent molars
48. Oral cancer
49. A complicated extraction
50. Difficulty in opening the mouth
51. Tooth wear
52. Worn front teeth
53. A case of toothache
54. A child with a swollen face
55. A pain in the neck
56. Failed endodontic treatment

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