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Find practical step-by-step guidelines to hundreds of fixed prosthodontics procedures! Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics, 5th Edition provides a strong foundation in basic science along with clear descriptions of clinical applications. Using more than 3,000 high-quality drawings and photographs, this reference covers everything from tooth preparation to prostheses and restorations to follow-up care. New to this edition is a chapter on periodontal considerations plus new sections on topics such as cone beam imaging and virtual articulators. From respected prosthodontics educators and clinicians Stephen Rosenstiel, Martin Land, and Junhei Fujimoto, Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics includes separate sections covering planning and preparation, clinical procedures, and laboratory procedures, making it easier to look up the information you need.

  • Follows ADEA curriculum guidelines for fixed prosthodontics
  • Features hundreds of step-by-step procedures
  • Integrates basic science with clinical applications
  • End-of-chapter glossaries consistent with the most recent edition of The Glossary of Prosthodontic Terms (see above)
  • Text boxes scattered throughout present quick facts and tips about selected artwork
  • Selected key terms presented at the beginning of each chapter and set in bold type within the text facilitates rapid information retrieval
  • Essay format study questions offer the reader an opportunity to test his or her knowledge and comprehension after reading each chapter
  • Updated references support concepts presented in each chapter.
  • Valuable appendices on dental materials/equipment and manufacturers.
  • 15 contributors collaborate with the editors to present up-to-date information and state-of-the-art techniques in prosthodontics.
  • Full color design that creates an immediate visual impact and will help to better illustrate concepts
  • Classification System for Partial Edentulism
  • Extensive changes have been made to the content and illustrations of many chapters
  • New and re-shot "step-by-step" illustrations.
  • Updates in Implant-Supported Fixed Prosthesis including new illustrations and discussion on contemporary practice
  • Chapters that focus on the essential aspects of prosthodontics and provide the information needed in day-to-day practice.
  • Greatly expanded section on dental esthetics, focusing specifically on achieving the optimal cosmetic result for the patient.
  • Expanded information on resin luting agents.
  • Updates including a variety of new illustrations showing the effects of long-term follow-up.
Section I: Planning and Preparation

1. History Taking and Clinical Examination

2. Diagnostic Casts and Related Procedures

3. Treatment Planning

4. Principles of Occlusion

5. Periodontal Considerations

6. Mouth Preparation

Section II. Clinical Procedures - Part I

7. Principles of Tooth Preparation

8. The Complete Cast Crown Preparation

9. The Metal-Ceramic Crown Preparation

10. The Partial Veneer Crown, Inlay, and Onlay Preparations

11. Tooth Preparation for All-Ceramic Restorations

12. Restoration of the Endodontically Treated Tooth

13. Implant-Supported Fixed Prostheses

14. Tissue Management and Impression Making

15. PRovisional Restorations

Section III: Laboratory Procedures

16. Communicating with the Dental Laboraotry

17. Working with Casts and Dies

18. Wax Patterns

19. Framework Design and Metal Selection for Metal-Ceramic Restorations

20. Pontic Design

21. Retainers for Removable Partial Dentures

22. Investing and Casting

23. Color Science, Esthetics, and Shade Selection

24. Metal-Ceramic Restorations

25. All-Ceramic Restorations

26. Resin-Retained Fixed Partial Dentures

27. Fiber-Reinforced Composite Fixed Prostheses

28. Connectors for Fixed Partial Dentures

29. Finishing the Cast Restoration

Section IV. Clinical Procedures - Part II

30. Evaluation, Characterization, and Glazing

31. Luting Agents and Cementation Procedures

32. Postoperative Care

Appendix A: Dental Materials and Equipment Index

Appendix B: Manufacturers' Index
Stephen F. Rosenstiel, BDS, MSD, Professor Emeritus, Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry
The Ohio State University
College of Dentistry
Columbus OH, Martin F. Land, DDS, MSD, Professor of Fixed Prosthodontics
Department of Restorative Dentistry
Southern Illinois University
School of Dental Medicine
Alton, IL and Junhei Fujimoto, DDS, MSD, DDSc, Part-Time Lecturer, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Director of J. F. Occlusion and Prosthodontic, Postgraduate Course, Private Practice, Tokyo, Japan
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