Operative dentistry has witnessed tremendous changes in the past few decades, and the management of dental caries is undergoing a paradigm shift. This book incorporates the latest developments with the best practices in operative dentistry to equip novice dental students with the essentials of clinical practice. Topics include caries management based on the medical model, ergonomic clinical setting for operative dental practice, expanded and updated information on tooth-colored restorations, and current bonding techniques. The authors address each topic in full, outlining the underlying principles and providing step-by-step techniques for each dental procedure. This concise, descriptive, and evidence-based textbook is a useful resource for students who are learning contemporary operative and restorative dentistry.
264 pp; 441 illus (mostly color);