Endodontics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Endodontics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition


"Endodontics is a valuable resource for clinicians at all levels with an interest in this specialty and also for those looking for practical advice to improve their clinical practice." Reviewed by: British Dental Journal Date: August 2014

  • Practical approach to the subject takes the reader through every clinical step from patient assessment to specific problem solving

  • More than 1500 superb illustrations, including colour coded algorithms, present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner

  • Provides sensible ‘best practice’ routes through often conflicting approaches to treatment

  • Designed to enable practitioners to understand, from first principles, how to confidently deal with the endodontic problems resulting from wear, tear, trauma and common dental disease

  • Designed with the changing dynamics of modern dental service delivery in mind

  • Ideal for recent graduates wishing to consolidate their knowledge, general dental practitioners needing to enhance their skills and to all readers about to launch a new career through specialist training
  • The latest edition is completely restructured to provide a more contemporary approach to the subject area

    • New chapters added, including material on tooth development, endodontic interfaces with orthodontics, general and oral medicine, and orofacial pain

    • Latest research findings integrated into the various endodontic clinical applications

    • Application of new equipment and materials highlighted where appropriate

    • New contributors bring a fresh approach to the subject matter


    Section 1 Rationale for disease management

    1. Tooth development, morphology and physiology

    2. Biological and clinical rationale for vital pulp therapy

    3. Biological and clinical rationale for root canal treatment

    Section 2 Preparation for delivery of endodontic treatment

    4. Diagnosis of endodontic problems

    5. Treatment planning

    6. Pre-endodontic management

    Section 3 Delivery of endodontic treatment

    7. Vital pulp therapy

    8. Non-surgical root canal treatment

    9. Management of root canal treatment failure

    10. Management of emergencies and traumatic injuries

    11. Management of root resorption

    Section 4 Multi-disciplinary aspects of endodontic management

    12. The perio-endo interface

    13. The ortho-endo interface

    14. The restorative-endo interface

    15. The medical-endo interface

    16. The orofacial pain-endo interface

    17. The oral medicine/oral surgery-endo interface

    Kishor Gulabivala, BDS, MSc, FDS RCS (Edin), PhD, FHEA, Head of Endodontology & Restorative Dentistry, Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK and Yuan-Ling Ng, BDS, MSc, MRD RCS (Eng), PhD, FHEA, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Endodontology, Director of Masters Programmes in Endodontology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK


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