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Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry

A Contemporary Approach

$222.73 ex GST

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Over the past two decades, the Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry has become one of the most trusted textbooks on clinical restorative dentistry. By integrating time-tested methods with recent scientific innovation, the authors promote sound concepts for predictable conservative techniques. Now in its fourth edition, this classic text has been completely updated with full-color illustrations throughout and substantial revisions in every chapter to incorporate the latest scientific developments and current research findings. In addition, a new chapters on color study and shade matching address new areas of focus in the preclinical curriculum. A valuable resource for understanding the scientific basis for current treatment options in dentistry.

Chapter 01. Biologic Considerations
Chapter 02. Patient Evaluation and Problem-Oriented Treatment Planning
Chapter 03. Esthetic Considerations in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Chapter 04. Color and Shade Matching
Chapter 05. Caries Management: Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies
Chapter 06. Pulpal Considerations
Chapter 07. Nomenclature and Instrumentation
Chapter 08. Field Isolation
Chapter 09. Adhesion to Enamel and Dentin
Chapter 10. Direct Anterior Restorations
Chapter 11. Direct Posterior Esthetic Restorations
Chapter 12. Amalgam Restorations
Chapter 13. Diagnosis and Treatment of Root Caries
Chapter 14. Fluoride-Releasing Materials
Chapter 15. Class 5 Restorations
Chapter 16. Natural Tooth Bleaching
Chapter 17. Porcelain Veneers
Chapter 18. Anterior Ceramic Crowns
Chapter 19. Esthetic Inlays and Onlays
Chapter 20. Cast Gold Restorations
Chapter 21. Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth


Thomas J. Hilton

Dr Thomas J Hilton, DMD, MS, earned his undergraduate degree at Bucknell University, BA (Chemistry). He attended Dental School University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, DMD. Dr Hilton had Postgraduate Training USAF Two-Year AEGD, Certificate. He attended OHSU School of Dentistry, MS (Biomaterials and Biomechanics). He holds board certification with theAmerican Board of General Dentistry. He previously served as Director of the USAF Dental Investigation Service from 1996-1999 and co-director of USAF 2-year AEGD residency, Wilford Hall Medical Center from 1990-1995. Dr Hilton uses practice-based clinical dental research to provide data that informs the evidence-basis for dental practice.


Jack L. Ferracane PhD

United States of America, Portland