In this new edition, the authors place a focus on presenting clinical features and outlining treatment strategies, and the clinical case reports offer insight into the complexity of orofacial pain diagnosis and management
The 'Basic Guide to Dental Materials' is the essential guide to dental materials for all members of the dental team. Information is provided in a clear and concise manner, breaking the topic of dental materials down to the core basics.
Basic Guide to Dental Instruments provides a working inventory of dental instrumentation in common use in dental surgeries. A clear photograph of each instrument is included, and described according to name, usage, any relevant features and varieties. Each section is dedicated to a specific discipline or division of dentistry.
Provides an overview of xerostomia for physicians, dentists, nurses, speech-language pathologists, and otolaryngologists. The text's interdisciplinary approach and evidence-based framework provides practitioners with an awareness and understanding of xerostomia that will improve interprofessional coordination and enhance patient care.
The full range of treatment options and preventive measures is then described, including the use of intensity-modulated radiotherapy to spare salivary function, the value of artificial salivas and the beneficial effects of regular chewing.
This handbook presents medical sciences for the dental student, trainee, and practitioner in a concise and easily accessible format, to ensure a clear understanding of how the non-clinical and clinical aspects of dentistry are integrated.