Principles and Practice of Esthetic Dentistry - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
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Principles and Practice of Esthetic Dentistry - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource


Nairn Wilson CBE – one of the world’s leading dental educationalists – presents a unique volume designed to introduce practitioners to the world of esthetic dentistry with the goal of safely expanding his or her current scope of practice. Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, this beautiful yet practical volume introduces the subject of esthetic dentistry to the reader with topics ranging from patient psychology and dental ethics to the maintenance of dental attractiveness. Principles and Practice of Esthetic Dentistry will be suitable for all dental practitioners – whether qualified or in training.

 "..simple, clinically relevant and with up-to-date text providing invaluable tips on many advanced restorative procedures." Reviewed by Zenab Mushtaq on behalf of BDJ Student, July 2015

  • Provides an important foundation on which to practice effective, minimal intervention esthetic dentistry

  • Edited by a dental educationalist of international renown

  • Clearly written chapters – some containing real-life clinical examples – carefully illustrated by high-quality photography and rich artwork program

  • Shows how effective communication skills, patient empathy, and the ability to build a good rapport between the patient and the various members of the dental team are essential to good practice

  • Explains how to carry out comprehensive examination and assessment of patients seeking esthetic dental care

  • Explores the ethical considerations surrounding treatment intervention

  • Explores the safe and effective use of modern dental materials and techniques

  • Offers a highly visual, practical ‘cookbook’ approach in a unique series format

  • Aims to strengthen, enhance and expand the scope of professional practice

Chapter 1 Dental esthetics – the big picture

Chapter 2 Ethics considerations in esthetic dentistry

Chapter 3 Patient examination and assessment

Chapter 4 Psychology of dental esthetics

Chapter 5 Treatment planning and the delivery of care in esthetic dentistry

Chapter 6 Periodontal aspects of esthetic dentistry – managing recession defects

Chapter 7 Clinical techniques: assessment and minimal intervention

Chapter 8 Clinical techniques: composites and indirect methods

Chapter 9 Teamwork with the dental technologist

Chapter 10 Maintaining dental attractiveness

Nairn Wilson, CBE DSc (h.c.) FDS FFD FFGDP FCDSHK FACD FADM FHEA FKC, Professor of Dentistry, King’s College London Dental Institute, London, UK and Brian J Millar, BDS, FDSRCS, PhD, FHEA, Consultant in Restorative Dentistry; Professor of Blended Learning in Dentistry; King’s College London Dental Institute at Guy’s Hospital, London; Specialist Practitioner, London, UK


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