Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry

Hardcover | December 19, 2011

byGeorge A. FreedmanEditorGeorge A. Freedman

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Covering both popular and advanced cosmetic procedures,Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry enhances your skills in the dental treatments leading to esthetically pleasing restorations. With over 2,400 full-color illustrations, this definitive reference discusses the importance of cariology and caries management, then covers essential topics such as ultraconservative dentistry, color and shade, adhesive techniques, anterior and posterior direct composites, and finishing and polishing. Popular esthetic treatment options are described in detail, including bleaching or tooth whitening, direct and porcelain veneers, and esthetic inlays and onlays. Coverage of advanced cosmetic procedures includes implants, perioesthethics, ortho-esthetics, and pediatric esthetics, providing a solid understanding of treatments that are less common but can impact patient outcomes. Developed by Dr. George Freedman, a renowned leader in the field,Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry also allows you to earn Continuing Education credits as you improve your knowledge and skills.

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Covering both popular and advanced cosmetic procedures,Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry enhances your skills in the dental treatments leading to esthetically pleasing restorations. With over 2,400 full-color illustrations, this definitive reference discusses the importance of cariology and caries management, then covers essential topics...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:832 pages, 11.06 × 8.75 × 0.98 inPublished:December 19, 2011Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323068952

ISBN - 13:9780323068956

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Table of Contents

1. Cariology and Caries Management

Section A: Caries Risk Assessment

Section B: Cariology: Its Role in Esthetic Dentistry

2. Dental Materials

Section A: Dental Materials

Section B: Impression Materials

3. Photography: Digital and Analog

Section A: Photography

Section B: Digital and Chemical Photography

4. Ultraconservative Dentistry

5. Porcelain Veneers

Section A: Smile Design

Section B: The Esthetic Try-In

6. The Non-Surgical Face Lift: Restoring a Youthful Appearance by Repositioning the Muscles of Facial Expression

7. Color and Shade

Section A: Understanding and Manipulating Color

Section B: Using Color to Create Restorations

8. Adhesion

Section A: The Evolution of Adhesive Techniques

Section B: Dentin Bonding

9. Anterior Direct Composites

Section A: Direct Anterior Bonding: Minimally Invasive at its Best

Section B: Predictable Customized Class IV Restorations

10. Posterior Direct Composites

Section A: Posterior Composites

Section B: Posterior Contact Points

11. Polishing

Section A: Current Technology and Clinical Approaches to Polishing of Dental Restorations

Section B: Finishing and Polishing

Section C: Finishing and Polishing

12. Fiber Reinforcement

Section A: Direct Fiber-Reinforced Composite

Section B: A Unique Treatment Modality

13. Glass Ionomer Restoratives

14. Bleaching

Section A: Tooth Bleaching

Section B: In-office and Home Bleaching

Section C: Innovative Elements from a Scientific or Technological Perspective that have Appeared in Bleaching over the Past Decade

15. Direct Veneers

Section A: Direct Composite Bonding

Section B: Transitional Bonding

Section C: A Histological Approach to Layering Direct Anterior Composite Restorations

16. Porcelain Veneers

Section A: Porcelain

Section B: Inserting Esthetic Restorations

Section C: Porcelain Laminate Veneers

17. Esthetic Inlays and Onlays

18. Esthetic Posts

19. Single-Tooth All-Ceramic Restorations

20. Ceramics: Porcelain-Fused-to-Metal Restorations

21. Porcelain-Fused-to-Metal and Zirconium Crowns and Bridges

22. Dentist-Lab Technician Communications

23. Cements

Section A: Contemporary Dental Cements

Section B: Dual Cured Resin Cements and Esthetic Supragingival Margins

24. Complete Denture Esthetics

25. Precision and Semi-Precision Attachments

26. Technology and Esthetics

Section A: Minimally Invasive Dentistry

Section B: Diode Lasers: The Soft Tissue Handpiece

Section C: Soft and Hard Tissue Lasers

Section D: Photo-Activated Disinfection

Section E: Soft Tissue Screening

27. Minimally Invasive Implant Esthetics

28. Perioesthetics

Section A: Periodontal Esthetics and Periodontal Plastic Surgery

Section B: Relating Function and Esthetics

29. Ortho-Esthetics

Section A: Relevance of Functional Appliance Treatment to Esthetic Dentistry and Temporomandibular Health

Section B: Orthodontics as a Basis for Esthetics

30. Pediatric Dental Procedures

31. Sleep and Snoring

32. Sterilization and Disinfection

Section A: Sterilization

Section B: Disinfection

33. Communication

Section A: Patient Communication

Section B: Patient Management

34. Practice Management

Section A: Establishing an Esthetic Dental Practice

Section B: Managing an Esthetic Dental Practice

35. Evaluating Esthetic Materials