orthodontic biomechanics describes the mechanics behind the treatment of complex orthodontic cases using clear aligners. the volume explains a variety of complex malocclusions including increased teeth crowding, spacing, overjet, overbite, open bite, major jaw discrepancies, underbite and much more. simplified treatment planning methods based on thorough diagnoses have also been devised by the authors for the benefit of the readers. shortening orthodontic treatment time by careful diagnosis, planning based on understanding of orthodontic biomechanics is also discussed in addition to comparisons of jaw cases where surgery is more useful.
orthodontic biomechanics is a useful guide for the use of clear aligners in a wide array of cases encountered by orthodontists in their daily dental practice.
chris h. miller
frank j. dowd
rachel j. waddington
geraldine m. weinstein
debbie s. robinson
mcqs for oral microbiology
mcqs for pharmacology and therapeutics for dentistry
smile beautifully! the ultimate consumer’s guide to cosmetic dentistry, was written specifically to educate you, the patient, on the critical 6 steps you must learn and apply to take charge of your cosmetic dental treatment plan. in this book you will gain a clear understanding of basic cosmetic dental terminology and consequently elevate your ‘dental i.q. as a result of your reading this book, you will learn to communicate your esthetic treatment goals & aspirations effectively to your prospective cosmetic dentist. you will learn the difference between a dentist practicing ‘on the job training’ in the area of restorative dentistry and one who is experienced, polished and refined- one truly capable of delivering you with the smile of your dreams… a smile design specialist! you will learn the 16 ‘taboo’ questions that you should ask your prospective cosmetic dentist to ensure that you receive a predictable esthetic result in your treatment. you will learn where to find a smile design specialist near you. ultimately, after reading this book, you will experience greater personal satisfaction with your new smile and feel better about your personal appearance. now, it’s your turn to smile beautifully!
there is so little unbiased consumer/patient educational information available on the subject of cosmetic dentistry in this day and age. in an honest effort to provide a solution to this dilemma, which is free from dental manufacturer bias and self-promotion, the following 6 steps will be addressed in great detail, providing you with valuable insight, never before discussed amongst the general public.
cosmetic dental terminology: learn basic dental terminology essential to communicating your specific esthetic goals and expectations in seeking treatment from your prospective cosmetic dentist. learning the ‘cosmetic dental lingo’ will ensure that your vision of your new smile is not lost in translation…
how to get the best from your cosmetic dentist: you will learn how to get the very best results from your cosmetic dentist, including how to make certain that he or she is using the best laboratory partner who will custom-craft your artistic and functional restorations which will become your new smile.
16 questions to ask your prospective cosmetic dentist: you will learn the 16 ‘taboo questions’ that you must ask your dentist to determine if you can entrust the restoration of your smile to him/her or if you should seek out a more experienced and qualified professional.
the difference between a highly skilled cosmetic dentist and one who’s not: you will learn and understand the difference between a restorative and cosmetic dentist qualified to restore your smile and one who is practicing ‘on the job training.’ additionally, you will learn where to go to find a specialty- credentialed, professionally-esteemed cosmetic dental team who will exceed your esthetic expectations of your treatment.
smile design reconstruction: the key to predictable, esthetic results! you will learn the 4 critical steps involved in ‘smile design’ reconstruction which your dentist and laboratory partner should follow in order to ensure a predictable, esthetic outcome on your case. you will learn how to gently, yet effectively share and commit them to follow these 4 steps and as a result, you can expect to attain a much better result in your new smile!
highly skilled smile design specialists: you will be provided with a list of cosmetic dental organization websites where you may go to obtain additional information regarding cosmetic dentistry. these organizations will provide you with a list of qualified, competent restorative dentists who may work with to achieve your esthetic goals in restoring your smile. additionally, i will provide you with the names, websites and contact info of individuals whom i know to be ‘smile
alex j. moule
diagnosing dental and orofacial pain: a clinical manual approaches a complex topic in a uniquely practical way. this text offers valuable advice on ways to observe and communicate effectively with patients in pain, how to analyze a patients pain descriptions, and how to provide a proper diagnosis of orofacial pain problems that can arise from a myriad of sources anywhere from teeth, joint and muscle pain, and paranasal sinuses to cluster headaches, neuralgias, neuropathic pain and viral infections. * helps the student and practitioner understand the diagnostic process by addressing the exact questions that need to be asked and then analyzing verbal and non-verbal responses to these * edited by experts with decades of clinical and teaching experience, and with contributions from international specialists * companion website provides additional learning materials including videos, case studies and further practical tips for examination and diagnosis * includes numerous color photographs and illustrations throughout to enhance text clarity
this book focuses on the basic aspects of dental stem cells (dscs) as well as their clinical applications in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. it opens with a discussion of classification, protocols, and properties of dscs and proceeds to explore dscs within the contexts of cryopreservation; epigenetics; pulp, periodontal, tooth, bone, and corneal stroma regeneration; neuronal properties, mesenchymal stem cells and biomaterials; and as sources of hepatocytes for liver disease treatment. the fifteen expertly authored chapters comprehensively examine possible applications of dscs and provide invaluable insights into mechanisms of growth and differentiation. dental stem cells: regenerative potential draws from a wealth of international perspectives and is an essential addition to the developing literature on dental stem cells. this installment of springer's stem cell biology and regenerative medicine series is indispensable for biomedical researchers interested in bioengineering, dentistry, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, cell biology and oncology.
david g. dunning
dental practice transition: a practical guide to management, second edition, helps readers navigate through options such as starting a practice, associateships, and buying an existing practice with helpful information on business systems, marketing, staffing, and money management. * unique comprehensive guide for the newly qualified dentist * covers key aspects of practice management and the transition into private practice * experienced editorial team provides a fresh, balanced and in-depth look at this vitally important subject * new and expanded chapters on dental insurance, patient communication, personal finance, associateships, embezzlement, and dental service organizations
complications from dental procedures are inevitable and encountered by all dental professionals. avoiding and treating dental complications: best practices in dentistry is designed to address proper management of these situations in everyday practice. * covers a range of dental issues and complications found in daily practice * written by experts in each specialty * features tables and charts for quick information * includes clinical photographs and radiographs
zahid siddique, shivana anand, helena lewis-greene
an essential revision guide for final year dental students applying for their dental foundation training within nhs practices. situational judgement tests for dentists offers a step-by-step guide to the dental foundation training application process. including example situational judgement tests and scenario questions and written by recent graduates and the clinical academic lead at king’s college london dental institute, this handy guide will help you navigate the application and interview process with confidence.
key features include:
* the only situational judgement test book available for dentists
* offers a wealth of practice questions with detailed answers
* covers useful tips on the dental foundation training application process