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Harty's Endodontics in Clinical Practice - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition
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Harty's Endodontics in Clinical Practice - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition

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This book is a guide to proven, current clinical endodontic practice. It is designed, primarily, with the undergraduate readership in mind but is also suitable for anyone pursuing specialist training, including extended skills in endodontics, and general dental practitioners undertaking CPD, or wishing to keep up-to-date. The seventh edition is available with an online question bank containing MCQs and Clinical Cases.

  • Practical approach to the subject, taking the reader through every step of endodontic practice from its scientific basis to patient assessment and through to clinical techniques

  • Helpful pedagogic features – including Learning Outcomes and Summary Boxes – help reinforce learning

  • International experts and contributors help ensure good coverage and currency of information

  • Explores areas of debate when they exist to reflect differing approaches to treatment intervention

  • Explains the potential impact of systemic conditions and disorders, as well as medications, on endodontic treatment planning and management

  • Discusses the diagnosis of orofacial pain and the appropriate use of antibiotics and analgesics

  • Explores the maintenance of pulp vitality and the prevention of apical periodontitis in the context of operative dentistry

  • Provides an overview of instruments and devices used during endodontic treatment

  • Describes the fundamental principles of canal filling using gutta-percha, as well as the use of alternative materials, and newer root filling techniques

  • Discusses the management of dental trauma with emphasis on accurate diagnosis, timely and appropriate treatment, and follow-up

  • Explores the interface between endodontic-periodontal disease in the context of diagnosis, treatment and prognostic assessment

  • Discusses common challenges such as inadequate pain control and problems with preparation and filling of the root canal system

  • Written at a level which is ideal for dental students, general dental practitioners and those pursuing specialist training or seeking to keep up-to-date
  • Comes with access to an online question bank containing a wide range of MCQs and Clinical Cases to help reinforce learning!

  • Richly illustrated with over 80 colour artworks – many created by the Gray’s Anatomy illustration team – and 350 photographs, many of which are previously unpublished

  • Explores advances in our understanding of the role of microorganisms in the pathogenesis of pulpal and periradicular diseases and the role of host defence response against root canal infection

  • Explores the use of newer imaging techniques such as three-dimensional tomography in determining pulp space anatomy and in treatment planning

  • Explains recent advances in material technology, molecular biology and regenerative medicine in the management of deep caries and maintenance of pulp vitality

  • Explores the effective use of existing and newer chemomechanical preparation techniques and intracanal medication for thorough root canal system decontamination

  • Explores advances in the techniques available for restoring endodontically treated teeth

1 Introduction and overview

2 General and systemic aspects of endodontics

3 Diagnosis

4 Pulp space anatomy and access cavities

5 Maintaining dental pulp vitality

6 Instrumentation in endodontics

7 Preparation of the root canal system

8 Intracanal medication

9 Root canal filling

10 Surgical endodontics

11 Endodontics in primary teeth

12 Endodontic aspects of traumatic injuries

13 Marginal periodontitis and the dental pulp

14 Problems in endodontic treatment

15 Restoration of endodontically treated teeth

Bun San Chong, BDS, MSc., PhD, LDS RCS(Eng), FDS RCS(Eng), FDS RCS(Edin), MFGDP(UK), MRD, FHEA, Specialist in Endodontics, Professor of Restorative Dentistry/Honorary Consultant, Endodontic Lead & Director, Postgraduate Endodontics, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK

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