Fixed Restorative Materials

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Type AU % Hardness Indication I 98 Soft Class V, gold foils II 77 Soft enough to make great margins Inlays or small onlays with finishable margins on tooth surfaces…

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Introduction to Occlusion

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Fig. 9.1 Splayed teeth, broken incisal edge, and wear facets are indicators for a loss of vertical dimension 9.3 Types of Occlusion Dawson classification (Dawson 2007). Type I: Maximal intercuspation…

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Digital Impressions

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Fig. 11.1 Color virtual model Fig. 11.2 Monochromatic virtual model Open and closed systems. Open – digital impression file (usually .stl file) can be imported into other software programs for…

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Common Dental Prescriptions

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Common Abbreviations Utilized in Prescription Writing There are many variations of abbreviations in writing prescriptions. One must be very cautious in using them. A few common ones to dentistry are…

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Private Practice

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017 Geraldine M. Weinstein and Mitchell T. Zientz (eds.)The Dental Reference Manual10.1007/978-3-319-39730-6_24 24. Private Practice Annelise Ydstebo Driscoll1   (1) Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, University of Florida, College of Dentistry, Gainesville, FL,…

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Local Anesthesia Challenges

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Fig. 4.1 The trigeminal nerve distribution Hyperalgesia due to inflamed nerves and lowered thresholds (Byers et al. 1990). Low pH of infected/inflamed tissues reduces the amount of uncharged basic form…

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Caries Risk Assessment, Remineralizing, and Desensitizing Strategies in Preventive-Restorative Dentistry

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Fig. 3.1 (a) Table from the American Dental Association, this form and detailed instructions can be found at​www.​ada.​org/​en/​~/​media/​ADA/​Member%20​Center/​FIles/​topics_​caries_​instructions (Accessed on March 5, 2016) (“Copyright © 2009, 2011, American Dental Association….

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Gingival Lesions

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and Angela J. Yoon1 (1) Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA   In this section we focus…

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Oral Ulcers

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and Angela J. Yoon1 (1) Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA   It is not uncommon to…

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Pigmented Lesions

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and Angela J. Yoon1 (1) Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA   Pigmented lesions of the oral…

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