Distinguished by the authors strong commitment to conservative dentistry, this revised textbook combines proven methods with the latest scientific developments in preventive and restorative dentistry. Chapters on enamel and dentin adhesion and on resin composite restorations have been substantially revised to incorporate the latest evidence, and updated reference lists promote further study into the most recent evidence-based research. Current concepts in caries management and remineralization are discussed, as is preservation of pulpal health.
Most students need a textbook that will provide all the
basic facts within a discipline and that also facilitates
understanding of the subject. This textbook achieves
these objectives and also provides test questions for the
student to explore their level of knowledge. It is also
important for students to achieve a 'feel for the subject'
and learn communication skills.
The book is designed to provide basic information
necessary to pass an undergraduate examination in
restorative, paediatric and orthodontic dentistry.
This supplement is based on papers presented at the
Second International Conference of the Faculty of Dentistry,
Kuwait University, October 2–4, 2001. The conference
provided an ideal opportunity to exchange ideas and
discuss new developments in the field of dentistry, especially
the latest trends in the evidence-based approach to
dental care. As the former President of Kuwait University,
Professor Faiza M.
The pioneering work of Bra˚ nemark ushered in a new era in dentistryd
the era of implant dentistry. Bra˚ nemark and his colleagues created a new
field of study from a serendipitous research observation, thus exemplifying
Pasteur’s dictum that ‘‘chance favors the prepared mind.’’ Through further
research, these investigators transformed the field of implantology from an
unpredictable art to a well-grounded clinical science. This research provided
the scientific basis for a set of strict clinical protocols.