Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry

Part-work (fascículo) Oxford Handbooks

By (author) Laura Mitchell, By (author) David A. Mitchell

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Part-work (fascículo) | 800 pages
  • Dimensions: 108mm x 180mm x 30mm | 399g
  • Publication date: 4 October 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199553300
  • ISBN 13: 9780199553303
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 71 colour images
  • Sales rank: 18,541

Product description

The new edition of this best-selling pocket guide covers the whole of clinical dentistry in a concise format. The authors have distilled the essentials of clinical practice into a readily accessible style with blank spaces provided for readers to add their own notes. This edition has been completely revised with a wealth of new information plus a complete revision of the Restorative Dentistry and Periodontology chapters by a new contributor, more diagrams (now in colour) and more colour clinical pictures. New material has been included on recent restorative techniques; practice management; the latest developments in therapeutics; orthodontics; paediatric dentistry; life support algorithms, bisphosphonates and dentistry; plus an expanded section of useful websites. This new edition is now in full colour throughout, with more images and many new diagrams.

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David Mitchell is qualified in dentistry and medicine, and from 1981 to 1998 he trained in dental, general, and oral & maxillofacial surgery. From 1998, he worked as Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, building a District General Hospital department and regional specialist practice in maxillofacial oncology and reconstruction. Achievements include 5 editions of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry, over 100 publications, and a decade on the editorial board of the British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. A member of the FDS education committee, he is an 'Advanced Trauma Life Support' and 'Training the Trainers' Instructor and created a well established regional hospital induction course for dentists wishing to work in the general hospital environment. An elected council member of the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, David is co-chair of an international flap raising and microvascular course and has teaching links in Europe, the US and the Middle East.

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Dental students are going to love this book! As a recent graduate I can say that dental students love this book and have done so since the first edition. Now, as hospital trainees, this book is still in all our bags. Its clearly defined chapters offer excellent and concise best principles for nearly all aspects of dentistry...The new edition covers the whole of clinical dentistry in a brief but concise manner. British Dental Journal Review from previous edition This is a most valuable handbook with a wide range of appeal, from the undergraduate and those preparing for a range of postgraduate dental examinations through to trainers and other senior colleagues who need to bring themselves up-to-date with innovations outside their main field of practice Ann R Coll Surg Engl You're the best we'll make you better is the promise of the Top Gun school to its fighter pilots. This Handbook is in the same mould...As a specialist I read this Handbook with pleasure and shame; pleasure at a lucid concise style and shame at how much I have forgotten that the authors cover comprehensively International Dental Journal Absolutely first class. No one should be without one of these at any stage of their career. Ideal aide memoire for all those things you don't do or think about regularly. Helps to avoid those ' well what am I going to do about this' moments. Tells you what you want to know accurately and succinctly. Amazon.co.uk Review An excellent handbook to have during your studies, or in clinical practice. Covers almost every general topic, in a simple, correct and easy to read way. Recommended. Great value for money. Amazon.co.uk Review ...[A] mine of information in miniature format...In terms of value this has to be a best buy at this cover price...it is an essential purchase for any practitioner treating patients...It will have a place in my practice library and probably be used on a day-to-day basis Dental Practice

Table of contents

1. History and examination ; 2. Preventive and community dentistry ; 3. Paediatric dentistry ; 4. Orthodontics ; 5. Periodontology ; 6. Restorative dentistry ; 7. Prosthetics and gerodontology ; 8. Oral surgery ; 9. Oral medicine ; 10. Maxillofacial surgery ; 11. Medicine relevant to dentistry ; 12. Therapeutics ; 13. Analgesia, anaesthesia, and sedation ; 14. Dental materials ; 15. Law and ethics ; 16. Professionalism and communication ; 17. Practice management ; 18. Syndromes of the head and neck ; 19. Useful information and addresses