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Dental Erosion and Its Clinical Management

Dental Erosion and Its Clinical Management

by Bennett T. AmaechiBennett T. Amaechi
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This handbook distils the most up-to-date theory and practical information on dental erosion and dentin hypersensitivity into an accessible and practical clinical guide for general dental practitioners, dental students, dental educators, and other health professionals. Topics are covered in a step-by-step, easy-to-understand manner, with tables, checklists, images, flowcharts, and bullet point-like presentation of core messages that is ideal for busy dental practitioners and students. Besides providing evidence-based guidance on treatment and prevention strategies, the book examines thoroughly the dental erosion process itself and the intrinsic and extrinsic causes. Chapters are also included on the etiology, prevalence, and management of dentin hypersensitivity, the restoration of worn dentin, and non-carious cervical lesions. The authors are renowned, clinically active international experts in different aspects of dental erosion and its management.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319348438
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Prof. Bennett T.
Amaechi, BDS, MSc, PhD, FADI,
Professor of
Dentistry and Director of Cariology in the Department of Comprehensive
Dentistry of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
(UTHSCSA), specializes in three areas of dentistry, prosthodontics, preventive dentistry and cariology
(caries management). He received his dental degree at the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Nigeria. Dr.
Amaechi began his career as a dentist with specialist training and Master’s degree in prosthodontics and dental implantology at Guy’s Hospital, University of London, UK, and he later gained a PhD degree in Cariology and Preventive
Dentistry at the University of Liverpool, UK. He has authored several journal articles, book and book chapters, and conference proceedings. He is a highly accomplished dentist, scholar, educator and a dedicated mentor, who touches the careers of many faculty and students within and outside his institution, and at international level in more than 12 countries. He has been invited as guest speaker at local, national and international levels. Dr.
Amaechi was honored with Faculty Leadership award (2014) by the UTHSCSA Faculty
Senate in recognition of his leadership qualities and accomplishments, teaching excellence award (2015) by UTHSCSA dental school, and Humanitarian/community service award (2015) by his local community. He is an active member and officer of various national and international professional and scientific organizations.

Table of Contents

Science: Prevalence, Incidence and Distribution of Dental Erosion.- The Dental Erosion Process.- Causes of Dental Erosion: Intrinsic Causes.- Causes of Dental Erosion: Extrinsic Causes.- Clinical Practice: Diagnosis of Dental Erosion.- Assessment and Monitoring of Dental Erosion.- Dental Erosive Wear Risk Assessment.- Prevention and Control of Dental Erosion: Patient Self-Care.-Preventionand Control of Dental Erosion: Professional Clinical Care.- Prevention and Control of Dental Erosion:Dietary Management.- Prevention and Control of Dental Erosion: Psychological Management.- Prevention and Control of Dental Erosion: Gastroesophagel Reflux Disease Management.- Restoration of the Worn Dentition.- Non-Carious Cervical Lesions: Etiology, Prevalence and Management.- Dentin Hypersensitivity: Etiology, Prevalence and Management.- Patient Recall, Reassessment and Monitoring.

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