The path to exceptional clinical results and patient satisfaction begins with a solid philosophical foundation. This multicontributed book brings together representative cases from respected clinicians around the world to illustrate the philosophies that must guide sound treatment decisions. The book is organized by the broad topics of careful patient evaluation and diagnosis, interdisciplinary treatment planning, and minimally invasive and patient-centered treatment, with each chapter presenting the specific philosophy underlying one or more cases treated by the author. For each case, the author shares special challenges that were faced and a retrospective evaluation that highlights aspects of treatment that could be improved given new knowledge and insight. The clinical cases are presented with full-color images showing treatment from planning to result with accompanying text that details nuances of the case that bring it into full clinical focus. An elegant and thoughtful volume sure to fascinate and inspire the reader.
360 pp; 1,158 illus; (mostly color);