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Modern Operative Dentistry

Principles for Clinical Practice

Editors: Gomes Torres, Carlos Rocha (Ed.)

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  • Provides key theoretical knowledge
  • Explains the use of classic and new restorative materials
  • Describes and illustrates procedures step by step
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This book provides the theoretical knowledge required by students when learning how to diagnose oral diseases, plan treatment, and perform various types of dental restoration. It is also useful for clinicians wishing to update their treatment skills and broaden their understanding operative dentistry.Adopting an evidence-based approach, and in accordance with the philosophy of minimally invasive dentistry, it explains in detail the use of both classic and new restorative materials in various clinical situations. It also discusses the principles of smile analysis, as well the technique for esthetic composite restorations on posterior and anterior teeth, including direct and indirect veneers. In addition to richly illustrated, step-by-step descriptions of procedures, it offers essential information on basic topics, such as dental instruments and equipment, nomenclature and general principles of tooth preparation, isolation of the operating field, matrix and wedge systems, light curing, and pulpal protection. Furthermore it addresses the diagnosis of dental caries and tooth sensitivity of non-carious origin, like dentin hypersensitivity, dental erosion and cracked tooth syndrome, together with their treatment options. Also explaining the fundamental ergonomic principles of clinical practice, the book enables undergraduate students to embark on a successful professional career. 

About the authors

Carlos Rocha Gomes Torres is a specialist in operative dentistry who is currently a professor on the undergraduate and graduate programs in Operative Dentistry at the Institute of Science and Technology, São Paulo State University - UNESP, Brazil. After qualifying as a dentist he gained his PhD in Operative Dentistry from the Institute of Science and Technology, UNESP, and then undertook postdoctoral research at the University of Zurich in Switzerland. He subsequently completed his Habilitation in Operative Dentistry and was appointed Associate Professor of Operative Dentistry, Occlusion, and Dental Sculpture in the Institute of Science and Technology at UNESP. Dr. Torres holds proficiency certification in Laser Dentistry (CFO, Brazil). He has been the lead or co-author of more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as the editor of two books.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

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eBook $119.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-31772-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.99
price for Brazil
  • ISBN 978-3-030-31771-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Modern Operative Dentistry
Book Subtitle
Principles for Clinical Practice
Editors
  • Carlos Rocha Gomes Torres
Series Title
Textbooks in Contemporary Dentistry
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-31772-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-31772-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-31771-3
Series ISSN
2524-4612
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 715
Number of Illustrations
16 b/w illustrations, 703 illustrations in colour
Additional Information
Originally published by Santos Editora, Curitiba, Brasil, 2013
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