Harty's Endodontics in Clinical Practice

Harty's Endodontics in Clinical Practice

by Bun San Chong

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Overview

This is a new edition of the now classic book which has established itself as a standard text for dental students.

  • Practical approach to the subject, taking the reader through every step of endodontic practice from scientific basis to patient assessment and through to clinical techniques
  • Evidence-based approach to ensure safe clinical practice
  • More than 250 illustrations, many in full colour, presenting clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
  • A logical approach to the subject by building upon a clear explanation of the underlying scientific principles
  • Prepared by international contributors to ensure a wider appeal
  • Written at a level which is ideal for dental student, general and vocational dental practitioners
  • Includes new imaging techniques such as Cone Beam Computed Tomography
  • A new chapter on diagnosis, integral to treatment planning, patient management and care
  • Recent research findings on the pathogenesis of endodontic disease and the management of persistent infection in previously treated teeth
  • A completely rewritten chapter on the restoration of endodontically treated teeth
  • Newer treatment modalities and materials such as regenerative techniques and Mineral Trioxide Aggregate in endodontics
  • The use and development of NiTi instruments, both hand and rotary, which are increasingly popular for preparing root canals
  • Published for the first time in full colour with over 185 new images!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780702044311
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences UK
Publication date: 05/04/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 312
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

Professor Chong received his dental education from University College London (UCL) and Guy’s Hospital. He is registered with the General Dental Council (UK) as a Specialist in Endodontics and has been in practice limited to endodontics in central London since 1990. He is also Professor of Restorative Dentistry/Honorary Consultant, Endodontic Lead&Director, Postgraduate Endodontics, Barts&The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, where he is involved with the education and training of dentists and future specialists. In addition, he is an examiner for both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh. Previously, he was associated with Guy's, now part of King's College London, for over 22 years.

Professor Chong is the Editor and a contributing author of the classic Harty’s Endodontics in Clinical Practice (6th&7th editions); author of Managing Endodontic Failure in Practice (available in 5 languages and iBook version); a contributing author to Self-Assessment Picture Tests in Dentistry: Endodontics, and Principles of Endodontics (2nd edition). He is also the Editor-in-Chief (UK) of ENDO - Endodontic Practice Today, an international endodontic journal for general dental practitioners including specialists in endodontics and the official publication of the Belgian Association for Endodontology and Traumatology, the French Society of Endodontics and the Hellenic Society of Endodontists. In addition, he is on the Editorial Board of the International Endodontic Journal, a leading international forum for publications in the field of Endodontology and the official publication of the British Endodontic Society, Danish Endodontic Society, European Society of Endodontology, Flemish Society of Endodontology, Irish Endodontic Society and Lebanese Society of Endodontology.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction&overview

2 General and systemic aspects of endodontics

3 Diagnosis

4 Pulp space anatomy&access cavities

5 Maintaining dental pulp vitality

6 Instrumentation in endodontics

7 Preparation of the root canal system

8 Intracanal medication

9 Root canal filling

10 Surgical endodontics

11 Endodontics in primary teeth

12 Endodontic aspects of traumatic injuries

13 Marginal periodontitis&the dental pulp

14 Problems in endodontic treatment

15 Restoration of endodontically treated teeth

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