Dental Materials: Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists

Other | April 14, 2014

byCarol Dixon Hatrick, Carol Dixon Hatrick, William F. Bird...

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With this hands-on resource, you will learn the most current methods of placing -- or assisting in the placement -- of dental materials, and how to instruct patients in their maintenance.Dental Materialsuses step-by-step procedures to show how to mix, use, and apply dental materials within the context of the patient's course of treatment. Expert authors Carol Hatrick, W. Stephan Eakle, and William F. Bird enhance this edition with four new chapters, along with coverage of newly approved materials and esthetic tools including the latest advances in bleaching and bonding. A new companion Evolve website lets you practice skills with challenging exercises!

  • Procedure boxesinclude step-by-step instructions for common tasks.
  • Procedural iconsindicate specific guidelines or precautions that need to be followed for each procedure.
  • End-of-chapter review questionshelp you assess your retention of material, with answers provided in an appendix.
  • End-of-chapter case-baseddiscussionsprovide a real-life application of material covered in the chapter.
  • Clinical tips and precautionsemphasize important information, advice, and warnings on the use of materials.
  • Key termsare defined at the beginning of each chapter, bolded within the chapter, and defined in the glossary.
  • Objectiveshelp you focus on the information to gain from each chapter.
  • Introductionsprovide an overview of what will be discussed in each chapter.
  • Summary tables and boxesmake it easy to find and review key concepts and information.
  • Full-color photos and illustrationsshow dental materials and demonstrate step-by-step procedures, including new clinical photos of bleaching and bonding.
  • NewDental Ceramicschapteraddresses the growth in esthetic dentistry by discussing porcelain crowns, inlays, and veneers and the process of selecting the proper shade.
  • NewDental Amalgamchapterdiscusses the use of metal - still the most commonly used material in restorative and corrective dentistry.
  • NewCasting Alloys, Solders, and Wrought Metal Alloyschapterbreaks down specific types of combination metals and the procedures in which they are used.
  • NewDental Implantschaptercovers several different types of implants as well as how to instruct patients on hygiene and home care of their implant(s).
  • TheMaterials Handlingsectionreflects the new Infection Control Environment (ICE) standards and all approved ADA methods for the disposal of surplus materials.
  • A companion Evolve websiteincludes exercises to help you identify images and master procedures, plus competency skill sheets to assess your understanding.

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With this hands-on resource, you will learn the most current methods of placing -- or assisting in the placement -- of dental materials, and how to instruct patients in their maintenance.Dental Materialsuses step-by-step procedures to show how to mix, use, and apply dental materials within the context of the patient's course of treatme...

Format:OtherDimensions:304 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 14, 2014Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323291236

ISBN - 13:9780323291231

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Dental Materials

2. Oral Environment and Patient Considerations

3. Physical Properties of Dental Materials

4. General Handling and Safety

5. Principles of Bonding

6. Composites, Glass Ionomers, and Compomers

7. Preventive and Bleaching Materials

8.NEW!Dental Ceramics

9.NEW!Dental Amalgam

10.NEW!Casting Alloys, Solders, and Wrought Metal Alloys

11.NEW!Dental Implants

12. Abrasion, Finishing, and Polishing

13. Dental Cements

14. Impression Materials

15. Gypsum Products

16. Polymers for Prosthetic Dentistry

17. Provisional Restorations

18. Dental Waxes