Esthetic dentistry is an area of recognizable growth around the world and it often brings considerable challenges for the clinician. Nairn Wilson CBE - one of the world's leading dental educationalists - presents a unique volume designed to introduce practitioners to the world of esthetic dentistry with the goal of safely expanding his or her current scope of practice. Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, this beautiful volume will guide readers through the key issues relating to modern dental esthetics and includes a discussion of dental ethics, patient psychology, treatment planning and the delivery of care, the management of recession defects, patient assessment and clinical techniques as well as an exploration of the importance of teamwork and the maintenance of dental attractiveness. Whether you are newly qualified or an experienced dental practitioner, this volume will be ideal for skill enhancement and is designed for use throughout the world.
Chapter 1 Dental esthetics - the big picture Chapter 2 Ethics considerations in esthetic dentistry Chapter 3 Patient examination and assessment Chapter 4 Psychology of dental esthetics Chapter 5 Treatment planning and the delivery of care in esthetic dentistry Chapter 6 Periodontal aspects of esthetic dentistry - managing recession defects Chapter 7 Clinical techniques: assessment and minimal intervention Chapter 8 Clinical techniques: composites and indirect methods Chapter 9 Teamwork with the dental technologist Chapter 10 Maintaining dental attractiveness