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Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry E-Book

Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry E-Book

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The latest edition of this popular book continues to provide a highly visual step-by-step guide to the practical management of a wide variety of presentations seen in clinical dental practice.

Containing over 350 high-quality photographs, line artworks and tables, Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry is written in an easy-to read ‘how to’ style and contains a large number of real life clinical cases carefully presented to maximise learning outcomes for the reader.

Covering all core aspects of practice, Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry, 3rd editionwill be of value to all general dental practitioners, both qualified and in training.
  • More than 350 colour illustrations, artworks and tables present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
  • Designed to help the reader reorganise their knowledge into a clinically useful format
  • Explores treatment alternatives and evaluates their advantages and disadvantages
  • Integrates material from all the dental specialties in order to cover the full range of problems which will be seen in practice
  • Practical approach to the subject makes learning especially easy
  • Includes ten completely new problems, making the book almost twice as long as the first edition!
  • All the chapters have been completely revised to account for new national guidelines, changes in legislation and advances in treatment
  • Additional topics include Down’s syndrome, bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis, headache and child protection

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    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780702044076
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date: 01/25/2010
    Sold by: Barnes & Noble
    Format: NOOK Book
    Pages: 352
    File size: 7 MB

    About the Author

    Qualifying with BDS from Guy’s Dental School, London, UK (UMDS) in 1993, Avijit currently holds a Chair in Cariology&Operative Dentistry and is Hon. Consultant and Clinical Lead, Restorative Dentistry at King’s College London Dental Institute at Guy’s Hospital (and Guy’s&St. Thomas’ Hospitals’ Foundation Trust). He is Head of Conservative&MI Dentistry, Associate Director of Education (UG) and has pioneered and established as Programme Director an innovative KCL distance-learning Masters in Advanced Minimum Intervention Dentistry (

    He also leads the Cariology&MI Operative Dentistry research programme at the DI as a principal research investigator with grant income in excess of £1 million, and a significant clinical and scientific research output in terms of peer-reviewed publications, masters / doctorate research in the disciplines of cariology, minimum intervention / minimally invasive operative dentistry and adhesive dental biomaterials. Indeed, he acts as an R&D KOL for many dental industry partners in these areas.

    Avijit is an internationally renowned teacher and lecturer and is primary author of Pickard’s Guide to Minimally Invasive Operative Dentistry (Oxford University Press, 10e, August 2015), a definitive and globally respected text in its field. He has contributed chapters in several highly regarded clinical textbooks on cariology and MI dentistry worldwide. He is an editorial board member of Dental Update, British Dental Journal, Primary Dental Journal&International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, serves on the British Dental Association’s Health&Science Committee, helping to guide the Association’s stance on professional policy, all whilst maintaining wet-fingered UK specialist practice in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics&Periodontics.

    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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