The Second Edition of this textbook for dental assisting, dental hygiene, and first-year dental students retains its well-organized, easy-to-follow format, with enhanced content, tables, illustrations, and display boxes. Expanded chapters cover preventative materials, abrasion and polishing, dental implants and composites. Coverage of new materials includes ceramics, dental cements, and new gold alloys for PFM restorations. Additional problem solving and clinically relevant examples are provided, plus a concise description of the ADA materials acceptance and specification program. Other features include a glossary of terms, chapter outlines, manufacturer websites, and review and checkpoint questions denoting clinical situations. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Chapter on Preventive Materials will be expanded to include more information on fluoride containing materials (gels, varnishes, and mouthrinses). Chapter on Abrasion and Polishing will be enhanced to highlight appropriate and inappropriate selection of agents for specific restorative materials. Chapter on Implants will be slightly expanded to include care of the device, including home care.
The Chapter on Composites will be expanded to include new materials, such as fiber reinforced materials for crown and bridge, packable and flowable composites, and new compomers. Expanded discussion of dental ceramics, dental cements, and new gold alloys for PFM restorations. This provides the reader with the most up-to-date information on these key dental materials. Manufacturers Website information will be included in the appendix material. More problems solving and clinical relevance examples are included where possible. Lecturers - Click here to order a Review Copy of this title
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 1 Introduction 2 Characteristics of Materials 3 Preventive Materials 4 Intermediary Materials and Cements 5 Direct Esthetic Anterior 6 Direct Posterior 7 Materials for Inlays, Onlays, Crowns, and Bridges 8 Impression Materials 9 Dental Plaster and Stone 10 Temporary Restoratives 11 Materials for Cast Restorations 12 Polymers for Prosthetics 13 Metal Alloys for Orthodontics, Prosthodontics, and Pediatric Dentistry 14 Abrasion and Polishing 15 Dental Implants Glossary Dental Materials Products Dental Product Manufacturers Answers to the Study Questions Inde