Practical Procedures in Dental Occlusion delivers a solid and reliable exploration of dental occlusion. The book offers practical and accessible information about evidence-based techniques applicable to everyday clinical situations encountered in general practice.
The authors provide a straightforward guide to the optimisation of restorative treatment outcomes, including occlusion in simple and advanced restorative care. The inclusion of questions at the end of the book, a glossary of useful terms and phrases in occlusion encourages self-assessment. Readers will also find:
- Thorough introductions to common prosthodontic terms, neuromuscular philosophies, and the equipment and techniques used in occlusal examination
- Practical explorations of typical problems faced by practitioners when recording occlusal contacts using different articulating papers
- Overviews of “high crown” clinical scenarios, including the importance of opposing alginate impressions and cast mounting
- An insightful treatment of the clinical scenario of a fractured upper central incisor composite restoration
Perfect for undergraduate dental students and general dental practitioners, Practical Procedures in Dental Occlusion is a valuable resource for those seeking a systematic and logical treatment of the management of occlusal problems.
Ziad Al-Ani, BDS, Oral Surg PG Dip, Fixed Pros PG Dip, PGCAP, MSc, PhD, MFDS RCS(Ed), FHEA, RET Fellow is Senior Lecturer at the School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing, University of Glasgow, UK.
Riaz Yar, BDS, MFDS RCS (Edin), MPhil (Restorative), DPDS, Dip Implant Dent RCS (Edin), MPros Dent RCS (Edin), FDS RCS (Edin), Masters in Soft Tissue around Teeth and Implants (Bologna) is Director of The Square Advanced Dental Care, Visiting Professor, and a specialist in prosthodontics, UK.