This book presents step-by-step procedures for all techniques, materials, and methods associated with the use of complete dentures in dental practice. Written for dental students, dental general practitioners, and laboratory technicians, the book provides a practical approach to the complete denture patient. More than 800 photographs illustrate the text, making it easy to follow and apply in the practice or laboratory.
Treating the Complete Denture Patient covers all topics related to complete dentures, from the initial appointment and impressions to insertion and troubleshooting. Chapters discuss the diagnostic appointment, covering the analyzing of and treatment planning for edentulous patients; the making of preliminary impressions for the beginning stages of treatment; custom trays for final impression appointments; and much more.
- Presents easy-to-use, clinically relevant information on all topics related to complete dentures
- Covers all the steps associated with providing complete dentures, from the initial appointment and impressions to inserting and troubleshooting problems
- Features hundreds of high-quality color photographs to depict the concepts discussed
- Includes access to a companion website offering video clips
Treating the Complete Denture Patient is an essential resource for dental general practitioners, dental students, and laboratory technicians.
CARL F. DRISCOLL, DMD, is a Professor of Prosthodontics at the School of Dentistry, University of Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland, USA and in private practice in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
WILLIAM GLEN GOLDEN, DDS, is retired from the United States Navy Dental Corps and a retired Clinical Associate Professor of Prosthodontics from the Ohio State University College of Dentistry in Columbus, Ohio, USA.