Dental Materials-E-Book: Properties and Manipulation by John M. Powers, PhD

Dental Materials-E-Book: Properties and Manipulation

byJohn M. Powers, PhD, John M. Powers, John C. Wataha, DMD, PhD...EditorJohn M. Powers

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Focusing on the dental materials most commonly used,Dental Materials: Properties and Manipulation, 10th Editioncovers the tasks that dental assistants and dental hygienists typically perform. It shows the most current materials, how to mix and apply them in a clinical setting, and how to educate patients about them. Now in full color, this edition adds more photographs of materials actually being mixed, used, and applied, and includes detailed coverage of ceramics, metals, and implant and impression materials. Written by well-known experts on restorative dentistry and materials, John Powers and John Wataha,Dental Materialsis a trusted text that keeps you on top of the rapidly developing field of dental materials.

  • Comprehensive, focused coverageincludes all the materials and tasks relevant to day-to-day practice of dental assistants and dental hygienists.
  • Cutting-edge contentdescribes the latest materials commonly used in dental practice, including those in esthetics, ceramics, dental implants, and impressions.
  • More than 400 illustrations and photographsmake it easier to understand properties and recognize differences in materials in general and specific types of products.
  • Discussions of materialsbegin with a study of their properties and uses before moving into specific manipulations and applications in dentistry.
  • Noteboxeshighlight key points and important terminology throughout the text.
  • Summary tables and boxessummarize key concepts and procedures.
  • Quick Reviewboxessummarize the material in each chapter.
  • A logical formatsets up a solid foundation before progressing into discussions of specific materials, moving from the more common and simple applications such as composites to more specialized areas such as polymers and dental implants.
  • Review questionsprovide an excellent study tool with 20 to 30 self-test questions in each chapter.
  • Key termsare listed at the outset of each chapter, bolded at their initial mention in the text, and defined in the glossary.
  • Learning objectivesin each chapter focus your attention on essential information.
  • Supplemental readingsin each chapter cite texts and journal articles for further research and study.
  • Conversion Factorson the inside back cover provides a list of common metric conversions.
  • Expert authorsare well recognized in the fields of dental materials, oral biomaterials, and restorative dentistry.
  • New and updated discussionsaddress advances in areas such as esthetics, ceramics, and materials for dental impressions and dental implants.
  • Full-color illustrationsimprove clarity and realism, including for example, color photos of esthetics and bleaching showing the differences in shades of color.
  • More than 100 new illustrations and photographsinclude images showing the materials being used and applied.

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Title:Dental Materials-E-Book: Properties and ManipulationFormat:OtherDimensions:248 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 14, 2014Publisher:Elsevier Health SciencesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323291503

ISBN - 13:9780323291507

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Restorative Dental Materials

2. Properties of Materials

3. Preventive Dental Materials

4. Direct Esthetic Restorative Materials

5. Dental Amalgam

6. Finishing, Polishing, and Cleansing Materials

7. Cements

8. Impression Materials

9. Model and Die Materials

10. Waxes

11. Casting Alloys, Wrought Alloys, and Solders

12. Casting of Dental Alloysand Soldering

13. Polymers in Prosthodontics

14. Dental Ceramics

15. Dental Implants