This book and DVD set provides a dynamic multimedia program that effectively teaches the fundamental techniques of contemporary operative dentistry. The presentation of nomenclature and dental morphology is illustrated with interactive 3-D reconstructions that allow readers to closely analyze anatomic details. Explanation of the mechanism of tooth decay includes both traditional and contemporary classifications of cavity preparations. Narrated videoclips and clinical phases from real cases guide the user, step-by-step, through each phase of restorative treatment—from field isolation to the final polishing of the definitive restoration. When used in combination, this book and DVD allow for a comprehensive self-directed study of the various phases of adhesive dentistry.