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This evidence-based textbook presents the essential communication strategies clinicians should know to facilitate interaction with patients. With a focus on practical strategies instead of dense communication theories, the authors facilitate improved patient-provider communication and demonstrate how to elicit accurate patient information during the health interview, communicate effectively during examinations and procedures, and present preventive and restorative treatment plans from a patient-centered perspective.
352 pp; ISBN 978-0-86715-690-4 (B6904); US
This book presents full-page images to show how various areas of the mouth can be restored and transformed to make the smile more esthetic. Before-and-after photographs of exceptional quality reveal the significant improvements that are possible. The perfect tool for showing patients how they can benefit from esthetic dental treatment.
54 pp; 131 illus; ISBN 978-0-86715-667-6 (B6676); US
Dentist, researcher, and teacher by day, Douglas A. Terry's secret passion for photography flourishes in this essential book. Through a love of travel and a keen artist's eye, Terry has assembled a beautiful array of pictures of people from all across the globe. Accompanied by quotations that, like musical harmonies, bring out their depth and color, these photographs point straight through the eyes and into the hearts of their subjects. Terry's pictures betray an earnest care for the lives of his subjects, with his close, direct composition letting their faces tell the stories. Expressions of the Soul Exposed is a heartfelt journey across the landscape of the human soul.
120 pp; 55 illus; ISBN 978-0-86715-693-5 (B0006); US
This book shows adult patients what can happen if they neglect their teeth, and it also instructs the reader on the proper brushing and flossing techniques to prevent such negative outcomes. An excellent chairside tool for patient education on oral hygiene.
48 pp; 98 illus; ISBN 978-0-86715-666-9 (B6669); US
This book teaches pediatric patients and their parents the importance of proper brushing and flossing by showing what happens when children neglect their teeth. The first half is written to introduce children to the importance of daily hygiene care, and the second half provides parents with the information to guide their children’s oral health habits.
66 pp; 96 color illus; ISBN 978-0-86715-618-8 (B6188); US
Unlike other books on the history of dentistry, this engaging book outlines the personal struggles endured and victories achieved by the leading personalities of dentistry during its development from antiquity to the present. By highlighting the controversies surrounding major advances in dentistry, this book gives life to the same old story, making this history book the most robust and entertaining of its kind.
496 pp; 223 illus; ISBN 978-0-86715-649-2 (B6492); US
The purpose of this book is to provide dentists with the guidelines and strategies to make that happen. The authors detail the many key elements of success, such as establishing a strategic plan, monitoring critical factors of the practice, developing a dynamic and productive team, implementing marketing, using a treatment coordinator, and understanding how to finance and schedule esthetic dentistry. In addition, each chapter is interspersed with informative interviews with some of the most successful esthetic dental practitioners from around the world and outstanding members of their team who offer unique insights into how their teams operate and what has made their practices succeed.
312 pp; 196 illus; ISBN 978-1-85097-221-1 (B8850); US
Written as a novel, this story reveals how to improve your practice in a few weeks and achieve exponential growth in the first 4 years. Dental practitioners and their staff will find this engaging story an easy and fun way to learn how to implement powerful, scientifically based project management principles into their practice.
200 pp; 10 illus; ISBN 978-0-86715-489-4 (B4894); US
This book speaks directly to patients about the range of possibilities as well as the limitations of cosmetic dental treatment. Patients are invited to analyze their own smile and then observe how specific cosmetic procedures, most of them either minimally or noninvasive, dramatically improved the appearance of actual patients who sought treatment for the same problem.
224 pp; 484 color illus; ISBN 978-0-86715-466-5 (B4665); US
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This book presents a superb collection of art, reflecting the dentist’s role in society and the relationship between doctor and patient through the history of civilization. It contains an international selection of artwork, tracing both the history of art and the development of dentistry from ancient times to the present day, illustrating changes, perceptions, and applications of dentistry through varied styles and artistic media. A short presentation of the artist and the subject of his artwork accompany each work of art.
218 pp; 242 illus; ISBN 978-0-615-47715-2 (BC996); US