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Basics of Dental Technology

Basics of Dental Technology

A Step by Step Approach

  • Author: Tony Johnson,David G. Patrick,Christopher W. Stokes,David G. Wildgoose,Duncan J. Wood
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118886224
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 200
  • View: 8970
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Now available in a second edition, Basics of Dental Technology is a complete reference for the current techniques and materials used in dental technology. Retains the accessible, task-based approach and step-by-step guidance of the first edition Features updates throughout, as well as a new chapter on digital dental technology and an interactive student website to support self-assessment Explains key competencies, concepts, instruments, and equipment, and also introduces more specialist techniques and procedures, such as denture prosthetics, fixed prosthodontics and orthodontic work Provides essential information for trainee dental technicians and students learning about dental technology, including study tips and strategies for working effectively within a dental team

Basics of Dental Technology

Basics of Dental Technology

A Step by Step Approach

  • Author: Tony Johnson,David G. Patrick,Christopher W. Stokes,David G. Wildgoose,Duncan J. Wood
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118687019
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 184
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Basics of Dental Technology is a major new resource for trainee dental technicians and undergraduate dental students that provides a clear, comprehensive and easy-to-use companion to study and practice. Employing a task-based approach, the book offers illustrated, step-by-step guidance to the current techniques and materials used in dental technology. As well as providing thorough instruction in core competencies such as impression handling, model production, tray construction, articulators and facebows, the book introduces the reader to the basics of more specific and/or specialist areas of practice, such as complete and partial denture prosthetics, fixed prosthodontics, orthodontic work, occlusion and implants. The book also provides an excellent ready reference to instruments, equipment and key terms as well as advice on establishing effective communication within the dental team and study tips. Key features: Easy to use, task-based approach Detailed pictures illustrate each task step-by-step Comprehensive coverage of core competencies in dental technology, as well as introductions to more specialist areas of practice Useful ready reference to instruments, equipment and key terms Features study tips

Techniques in Complete Denture Technology

Techniques in Complete Denture Technology

  • Author: Duncan J. Wood
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118232925
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 144
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This practical manual focuses on the discipline of complete denture technology. It sets out the ideal properties of complete dentures, and provides the reader with techniques for achieving these when carrying out any stage in the production process. Procedures are clearly set out in step-by-step format and fully illustrated with clinical photographs. Techniques in Complete Denture Technology discusses all the various elements that are essential for optimum denture provision, including fit, retention, stability, occlusion, muscular control, aesthetics and materials. It is essential reading for dental technicians, clinical dental technicians and maxillo-facial prosthetists, as well as providing a valuable resource for dentists and students. KEY FEATURES Provides techniques for achieving the ideal properties of complete dentures Discusses fit, retention, stability, occlusion, muscular control, aesthetics and materials Full of easy to follow step-by-step procedures Written by an experienced and established author team Highly illustrated with full colour clinical photos

Veterinary Dentistry for the Small Animal Technician

Veterinary Dentistry for the Small Animal Technician

  • Author: M. Lynne Kesel
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118694805
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 280
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Veterinary Dentistry for the Small Animal Technician is an introductory, step-by-step guide that addresses the delicate mechanics of dentistry, the patient's needs, and the client's education. Topics covered include: Basic oral and dental anatomy Maintaining dental equipment and supplies Taking diagnostic X rays In-depth discussion of periodontal disease, including gingeval hyperplasia, feline stomatitis, and feline resorptive lesions Performing the dental prophy and creating dental charts Safe administration of anesthesia and postsurgical support Reviews of extractions, periodontics, orthodontics, prosthodontics, and restorative dentistry that aid the technician in understanding what is being done and how to assist Client education, including handouts explaining periodontal disease, dental proceedures, and postdental care for their pets More than 100 figures are included to illustrate dental anatomy and procedures. Also included are appendices on related books, veterinary dental associations, dental abbreviations of the American Veterinary Dental College, guidelines on what dental care the technician is qualified to perform, and a list of dental suppliers.

Fundamentals of Color

Fundamentals of Color

Shade Matching and Communication in Esthetic Dentistry

  • Author: Stephen J. Chu,Alessandro Devigus,Rade D. Paravina,Adam J. Mieleszko
  • Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 9780867154979
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 157
  • View: 493
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Providing patients with a natural-looking smile is an important goal for the dental professional. However, obtaining an accurate shade match for restorations can be a difficult and frustrating experience. This book explains the basic science and art of color to help the reader better understand the mechanics involved in the shade-matching process. Moreover, it details the myriad clinical elements that can affect the perception of color. The authors also present easy-to-follow protocols for both conventional and technology-based shade matching, including tips for communicating with the lab technician and a recommended protocol that combines both approaches. Twelve case studies demonstrate this combined approach, which improves productivity and clinical success by allowing the clinician to achieve an accurate and esthetic shade match, in most cases with only one fabrication.

Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

  • Author: Jeanne R. Perrone
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111845314X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 256
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Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a comprehensive, procedures-based resource for technicians and nurses involved with all aspects of canine, feline, and exotic animal dentistry. Heavily illustrated and clinically oriented, this training manual provides step-by-step instructions on the oral exam, anesthesia, cleaning and radiology, as well as the necessary background on dental anatomy, common diseases and terminology. Each chapter includes learning objectives and key terms to promote retention, and a companion website provides review questions, training exercises, images from the book and additional images in PowerPoint, chapter glossaries, and forms available for download at www.wiley.com/go/perrone. Fully authored by Veterinary Technician Specialists in Dentistry, the book covers all aspects of veterinary dentistry that a technician will encounter in daily practice, with a special emphasis on the technician’s role relative to dental procedures. With extensive full-color pictures, review questions and glossary terms, Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is equally useful for veterinary technician or nursing students, technicians or nurses in practice, and those pursuing their specialty certification in veterinary dentistry.

Implant Restorations

Implant Restorations

A Step-by-Step Guide

  • Author: Carl Drago
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118828844
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 392
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Implant Restorations: A Step-by-Step Guide, Third Edition offers clinicians a practical, step-by-step approach to treatment planning and restoring dental implants. This highly illustrated, case-based book demonstrates how to treat the most commonly encountered treatment scenarios, describing the procedures, techniques, and sequences required in clear, concise language and in an easy-to-use format. The book takes the theory of implant restoration, using as its basis 3i’s implant systems, and places it directly in the operatory, concentrating in detail on each stage of the actual clinical procedures involved in treating different patients. It integrates implant treatment with the realities of running a successful restorative practice. Building on the work of the 2nd edition, the 3rd edition of this successful text reflects the advances of implant prosthetics over the intervening years, providing all new cases, exploring new techniques and technology, and demonstrating updated system components and armamentarium. Implant Restorations: A Step-by-Step Guide follows a logical structure of three sections. The first section introduces implant restorative dentistry, how to develop an implant restorative practice, the issues involved, the technical components of the 3i systems, diagnosis, and treatment planning. The central section of the book devotes separate chapters to in-depth descriptions of each of several types of patients that the restorative dentist may encounter, ranging from basic to more challenging cases. Every step of each procedure is described and illustrated with clinical photographs. Laboratory work orders are presented for use with commercial dental laboratories. The final section discusses record-keeping, patient compliance, hygiene regimes and follow-up, and provides the reader with an outline of best-practice procedural protocols. An excellent and accessible guide on the most burgeoning subject in modern dental practice by one of its most experienced clinicians, Implant Restorations: A Step-by-Step Guide, Third Edition will appeal to prosthodontists, general dentists, implant surgeons, dental students, dental laboratory technicians and dental assistants.

Removable Prosthodontic Techniques

Removable Prosthodontic Techniques

  • Author: John B. Sowter,Roger E. Barton
  • Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 248
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This manual describes the procedures required to make dentures and removable partial dentures. The book outlines each step in detail, including some clinical procedures, and emphasizes the relationship between clinical dentistry and dental laboratory technology.

Mini Dental Implants

Mini Dental Implants

Principles and Practice

  • Author: Victor Dr Sendax,Victor I. Sendax
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455743860
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 296
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Covering the latest advances in mini dental implant technology, Mini Dental Implants: Principles and Practice makes it easy to incorporate MDIs into your practice. An illustrated, evidence-based approach shows how MDIs can provide successful outcomes in long-term use and also in shorter-term transitional applications. This success is proven by 20 years of clinical trials and research, showing that the Sendax Mini Dental Implant System can benefit your patients with faster surgery, reduced pain, faster healing, and less risk of infection. Written by noted implant dentistry expert Dr. Victor I. Sendax, this text allows you to offer patients a minimally invasive, immediately functional, and lower-cost alternative to traditional dental implants. Easy-to-understand coverage from different perspectives allows you to access information most applicable to your own practice, and to learn more about the other roles involved in achieving successful outcomes, including the general practitioner, periodontist, oral & maxillofacial surgeon, maxillofacial prosthodontist, orthodontist, and laboratory technician. An advanced approach with evidence-based outcomes clearly demonstrates the success of mini dental implant technology and keeps you on the cutting edge of the science of implantology. Well-known author Dr. Victor I. Sendax is a diplomate, past president of The American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry and The American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and winner of the 2012 AAID Research Foundation Award. Step-by-step instructions show the basic protocol for Sendax MDI insertion and reconstruction. Highly regarded contributors add their expertise to discussions of MDI technology and practice. A discussion of Engineering Assisted SurgeryTM (EASTM) enhances your care by improving diagnosis and 3-D planning, reducing intervention trauma, and improving the standardization of quality and outcomes. Clinician's MDI Forum includes Q & A sections allowing you to quickly find answers to commonly asked questions.

Esthetic Dentistry

Esthetic Dentistry

A Clinical Approach to Techniques and Materials

  • Author: Kenneth W. Aschheim
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323225055
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 600
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Help your patients look better and improve their self-esteem with this complete, user-friendly guide to all of the latest esthetic dentistry procedures that are in high demand. Thoroughly updated by the most renowned leaders in the field, the new third edition of Esthetic Dentistry: A Clinical Approach to Techniques and Materials offers clearly highlighted techniques in step-by-step fashion, with unmistakable delineation of armamentarium, for the treatment of esthetic problems. Hundreds of clinical tips are included throughout the book to help alert you to potential problems, variations on techniques, and other treatment considerations. Plus, an invaluable troubleshooting guide covers the different types of esthetic problems (such as size, discoloration, and spacing issues), potential solutions, and references to chapters where the specific problem is discussed in detail. With this expert reference in hand, you will have all you need to master the latest esthetic procedures that your patients want! Troubleshooting guide at the beginning of the book features tabled information containing a quick snapshot of the problem, the solution, and where in the text it can be found. Hundreds of clinical tips throughout the book alert you to potential problems, variations on techniques, and other treatment considerations. Short narratives utilize a user-friendly format that works as a dependable reference, as well as a quick, at-a-glance guide. Part 2: Principles of Esthetics provides a detailed discussion of the fundamentals of esthetics and its relevancy to dentistry. Part 3: Esthetic Materials and Techniques assists you in selecting the correct materials for a specific clinical situation. Part 4: Esthetics and Other Clinical Applications offers an overview of how esthetics relates to other clinical specialties including, periodontics, orthodontics, implants, oral surgery, pediatrics, occlusion, laser surgery, oral photography, CAD/CAM technology, dermatological pharmaceuticals, and plastic surgery. NEW! Extensively revised content incorporates extensive updates within 95% of the chapters. NEW! Chapter on CAD/CAM technology addresses the advantages and disadvantages of CAD/CAM technology, and gives brief overviews of the most popular systems on the market. NEW! Chapter on occlusion looks at the fundamental concepts of occlusion, including: temporomandibular joints and surrounding structures; uniform tooth contacts; coupled anterior teeth; phonetics; occlusal vertical dimension; and more. NEW! Chapter on dermatological pharmaceuticals inspects the underlying processes that cause facial aging, as well as botulinum toxin, facial fillers, and combination treatment. NEW! Completely revised chapter on dental marketing addresses both external and internal marketing, the classic 4Ps concept, electronic marketing, how to build a marketing program, and more. NEW! Chapter on eating disorders reviews anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating or eating disorders not otherwise specified, along with the oral manifestations of eating disorders and considerations when approaching a patient presenting with suspected symptoms of an eating disorder. NEW! Chapter on domestic violence addresses what domestic violence is, the dental assessment, the legal issues surrounding domestic violence and the dentist, and how to best talk to the patient who might be a victim. Completely updated art program features over 1,300 full color illustrations and photographs with esthetically and clinically accurate renderings to give you a clear picture of the intended outcome in key areas such as bleaching, tooth coloring, implants, and more.

Modern Dental Assisting - E-Book

Modern Dental Assisting - E-Book

  • Author: Doni L. Bird,Debbie S. Robinson
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323485170
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1184
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Learn dental assisting top to bottom from the best, with the most comprehensive, most current, and most trusted text available. For more than 40 years, students and practitioners alike have relied on Modern Dental Assisting for its cutting-edge content, easy-to-grasp writing style, step-by-step procedures, engaging learning features, and top-notch visuals to master all aspects of dental assisting. The 12th edition showcases a brand-new illustration program and content on technological advances, public health and access to care, teledentistry, infection control guidelines, the Zika virus, Ebola, the oral-systemic health connection, and much more. Written by trusted experts Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson, this is the all-in-one learning resource you need to stay ahead of the curve in the modern world of dental assisting. Comprehensive, cutting edge content provides a single, start-to-finish source for dental assisting training. Step-by-step procedures use color coding, key-step icons, and clinical photos to demonstrate key dental assisting competencies for both general and expanded functions — detailing for each the equipment and supplies, chronological steps, and rationales. 70 procedural videos with questions and answers provide you with unlimited practice for clinical encounters. UNIQUE! Interactive Dental Office program features 25 in-depth case studies with questions, online periodontal charting, and radiographic mounting exercises to help you problem-solve their way through a wide variety of dental conditions and procedures. Recall and Critical Thinking questions in each chapter as well as self-assessment questions and an online mock exam provide robust opportunities for practice and application. Feature boxes on CDC guidelines, patient education, law and ethics, and future trends summarize recommendations and key applications in practice. Chapter key terms are defined at the beginning of each chapter, highlighted within text discussions, and cross-referenced to chapters within the glossary. Learning and performance outcomes help you focus on goals, serve as checkpoints for comprehension and skills mastery, and provide study tools for exam preparation. NEW! Content on the latest topics affecting dental assisting practice includes technological advancements, public health and access to care, teledentistry, infection control guidelines, the Zika virus, Ebola, the oral-systemic health connection, and much more. Revised art program provides vivid original renderings of dental anatomy tooth morphology and dental imaging, along with modern and improved photos of the latest products, equipment, and instruments.

Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish

Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish

  • Author: Margarita Madrigal
  • Publisher: Three Rivers Press
  • ISBN: 0385410956
  • Category: Foreign Language Study
  • Page: 496
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Advocates that the Madrigal method can teach the reader to read, write, speak, and think Spanish, even though the reader says "I can't"

Veterinary Dental Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner

Veterinary Dental Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner

  • Author: Steven E. Holmstrom,Patricia Frost Fitch,Edward R. Eisner
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1416064737
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 701
  • View: 6847
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The third edition of Veterinary Dental Techniques continues to serve as an easy-to-use, practical guide to dental techniques and materials for the small animal practitioner. Covers a wide range of topics including examination and charting, routine and advanced periodontal care, endodontic treatment, orthodontics, dental anesthesia, and ergonomics. Presents a complete and practical approach to dental examination and charting, routine and advanced periodontal care, endodontic treatment, restorative dentistry, orthodontics, fracture fixation, anesthesia and analgesia Features step-by-step instructions with clear illustrations for successfully planning and treating a wide spectrum of dental procedures All chapters have been completely revised and updated with the most current information Includes helpful home-care and post-operative instructions for clients Consistently formatted chapters include general comments, indications, contraindications, and advantages and disadvantages for all techniques and dental materials Offers guidelines for starting or expanding a dental department for your practice Contains an in-depth discussion of the wide range of equipment and instruments that will allow you to provide the highest standard of dental care for your patients Provides recommendations for the care and maintenance of your dental operatory Includes a completely updated appendix of manufacturers and sources of dental materials New chapter on maxillofacial fractures New chapter on regional and local anesthesia Completely updated list of manufacturers and sources of dental materials Expanded coverage of general health safety and ergonomics in the veterinary dental workplace

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion

Small Animal Dentistry

  • Author: Heidi Lobprise
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118435591
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 508
  • View: 5155
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Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dentistry, Second Edition presents essential information in a succinct, well-defined format for easy and quick access. This fully revised edition offers more color images, general updates from recent developments, and extensive revisions to the diagnostic and techniques sections, as well as additional information on charting with corresponding illustrations. New topics include exotic pets, including ferrets, prairie dogs, and chinchillas; oral pain management; home care; the technician in dentistry; and the business of dentistry. Topics cover diagnostics and treatment in a logical step-wise fashion, taking the typical Five-Minute format. Ancillary subjects on pain management, home care, and small mammal care have also been addressed and expanded, and a new companion website offers client education handouts to download and use in practice at www.wiley.com/go/lobprise. Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dentistry is the ideal practical manual for general practitioners seeking accessible, reliable information on dentistry techniques and treatments.

Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry

Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry

  • Author: Robert A. Convissar
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323297633
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 328
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Expand your skills in the rapidly growing field of laser dentistry! The new second edition of Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry contains everything you need to know about the latest laser procedures across all areas of dentistry. With vivid clinical photos and easy-to-follow writing, Dr. Robert A. Convissar and his team of dental experts walk you through the most common uses of lasers in areas like: periodontics, periodontal surgery, oral pathology, implantology, fixed and removable prosthetics, cosmetic procedures, endodontics, operative dentistry, pediatrics, orthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgery. The book also covers topics such as the history of lasers in dentistry, laser research, the latest laser equipment, and how to go about incorporating lasers into your practice, so that you are fully equipped to use lasers successfully in your treatments. The latest evidence-based, authoritative information is written by experts from all areas of dentistry (periodontics, orthodontics, oral surgery, prosthodontics, implants, endodontics, and pediatric and general dentistry). Case studies reflect treatment planning and the use of lasers for a variety of pathologies. Detailed, full-color art program clearly illustrates preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative procedures. Summary tables and boxes provide easy-to-read summaries of essential information. Clinical Tips and Caution boxes interspersed throughout the text highlight key clinical points. Glossary at the end of the book provides definitions of laser terminology. Chapter on Introducing Lasers into the Dental Practice provides guidelines for the investment into lasers. NEW! Updated content on regenerative laser periodontal therapy, lasers in implant dentistry, lasers in restorative dentistry, low-level lasers in dentistry, and laser dentistry research reflects the latest technology advancements in the field. NEW! More clinical photos, equipment photos, and conceptual illustrations offer a detailed look at how equipment is used and how procedures are completed.

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

  • Author: Fiona Grist
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1444348272
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 312
  • View: 1506
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The Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing is a must-have introduction for those seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this core area of clinical practice. Written in a clear and accessible format, with colour illustration throughout, the book is a guide for all dental nurses with an interest in orthodontics. It is designed to reflect sections of the syllabus of the Certificate in Orthodontic Dental Nursing. Chapters cover such key topics as tooth eruption patterns, removable and fixed appliances, de-bonding, and retention. There are also sections on care prior to treatment, including the requirements for a first appointment, and there is helpful guidance on maintaining motivation – particularly for young patients and their parents. Published in a compact format for portability and easy reference, this is a valuable addition to the Basic Guides series.

Endoscopic Approaches to the Paranasal Sinuses and Skull Base

Endoscopic Approaches to the Paranasal Sinuses and Skull Base

A Step-by-Step Anatomic Dissection Guide

  • Author: Manuel Bernal-Sprekelsen,Isam Alobid,Joaquim Ensenat
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • ISBN: 3132018910
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 434
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With the continuing evolution of endoscopic techniques for surgery of lesions of the paranasal sinuses and skull base, and the reduced morbidity associated with this minimally invasive modality, the method has gained widespread use in recent years. This work offers a thorough review of all endoscopic approaches for access to the nose and paranasal sinuses and, through them, to the skull base. Central to this guide is the emphasis on profound knowledge of the complex anatomy in this area, as well as the many vital structures that can be endangered there. To this end, more than 900 full-color images, most photographs from cadaver dissections, are put to brilliant use. Key Features: Internationally renowned specialists and pioneers from Europe and the United States as editors and contributors Full-color photos from fresh cadaver dissections illustrate all steps for each approach Specific anatomic landmarks as revealed during each step are detailed, providing confidence in spatial orientation Correlative CT sections provide crucial additional information Risks and potential complications are included, as well as methods to reduce them Endoscopic Approaches to the Paranasal Sinuses and Skull Base is intended as an indispensable guide for residents, fellows, and specialist surgeons in otolaryngology, neurosurgery, and skull base surgery.

Sturdevant's Art & Science of Operative Dentistry - E-Book

Sturdevant's Art & Science of Operative Dentistry - E-Book

  • Author: Harald O. Heymann,Edward J. Swift, Jr.,Andre V. Ritter
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323170609
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 568
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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.

Zig Zag

Zig Zag

The Surprising Path to Greater Creativity

  • Author: Keith Sawyer
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118539117
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 288
  • View: 4679
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A science-backed method to maximize creative potential in any sphere of life With the prevalence of computer technology and outsourcing, new jobs and fulfilling lives will rely heavily on creativity and innovation. Keith Sawyer draws from his expansive research of the creative journey, exceptional creators, creative abilities, and world-changing innovations to create an accessible, eight-step program to increasing anyone's creative potential. Sawyer reveals the surprising secrets of highly creative people (such as learning to ask better questions when faced with a problem), demonstrates how to come up with better ideas, and explains how to carry those ideas to fruition most effectively. This science-backed, step-by step method can maximize our creative potential in any sphere of life. Offers a proven method for developing new ideas and creative problem-solving no matter what your profession Includes an eight-step method, 30 practices, and more than 100 techniques that can be launched at any point in a creative journey Psychologist, jazz pianist, and author Keith Sawyer studied with world-famous creativity expert Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Sawyer's book offers a wealth of easy to apply strategies and ideas for anyone who wants to tap into their creative power.

Diagnostic Imaging: Oral and Maxillofacial E-Book

Diagnostic Imaging: Oral and Maxillofacial E-Book

  • Author: Lisa J. Koenig,Dania Tamimi,C Grace Petrikowski,Susanne E. Perschbacher
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323511430
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1000
  • View: 5146
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Bridging the gap between dentistry and medical radiology, this up-to-date volume covers the anatomic zones, imaging modalities, patient conditions, and presenting clinical signs and symptoms shared by dentistry and medicine. Written by oral and maxillofacial radiologists specifically for those using CT or CBCT technology, this unique title not only offers a dentist’s perspective on oral and maxillofacial imaging, but also benefits radiologists in the head and neck field. Dr. Lisa Koenig and her expert author team provide carefully updated information in a concise, bulleted format, keeping you current with recent advances in oral and maxillofacial radiology. Complete and accurate dental anatomy and nomenclature throughout, as well as findings that affect the many aspects of dental treatment Coverage of anatomy, diagnoses, and differential diagnoses Concise, bulleted text provides efficient information on nearly 400 diagnoses that are clearly illustrated with over 1,000 superb images Meticulously updated, with new and extended chapters on TMJ, systemic diseases (with new chapters on hyperparathyroidism, segmental odontomaxillary dysplasia, and osteoporosis), airway measurement in CBCT, and cervical spine evaluation Extended anatomy coverage includes the posterior skull base Designed for quick and easy clinical reference at the point of care, with logically organized sections, comprehensive lists of differential diagnosis, consistent presentation of information, and relevant, newly revised images throughout