This quick reference presents the latest endodontic procedures, techniques, and materials to the busy dental professional. Includes over 275 color photographs, radiographs, diagrams, and drawings.
The Clinician's Endodontic Handbook is a fully-illustrated guide to current issues in endodontic therapy. The latest techniques, procedures, and materials are presented in a concise, easy-to-use format, eliminating the need for multiple textbooks. This is a must-have reference for dental practitioners with an interest in endodontics.
The Clinician's Endodontic Handbook contains 21 tabbed chapters of endodontic topics.
- Over 275 color photographs, radiographs, diagrams, and drawings
- FAQs help practitioners communicate effectively with patients
- Includes a guide to the diagnosis and treatment of endodontic emergencies
- 'Clinical Note' sections aid the practitioner while performing endodontics
- Dental trauma management information
- Spiral Bound
- Pulpal Histology
- Access Openings
- Periodontal/ Endodontic Complications
Thom C. Dumsha, MS, DDS, MS is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Endodontics, University of Maryland at Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. Dr Dumsha graduated from the University of Maryland Dental School where he also received his certificate in Endodontics. He has earned a Master of Science Degree in Physiology from the Graduate School at the University of Maryland Baltimore and a Master of Science Degree in Information Systems from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.
Dr Dumsha served as the Program Director for the Advanced Specialty Program in Endodontics at the University of Maryland for 10 years. He has been an active member of the AAE, ADA, AADS, AADR, and IADR. He has received multiple teaching awards including the Frank J. Sinnreich, Jr Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Alpha Omega Clinical Teaching Award, and the Russell Gigliotti Memorial Award.
Dr Dumsha has published numerous articles particularly in his field of expertise dealing with dental trauma. He is coauthor of the Problem Solving in Endodontics textbook that is currently in its third edition and has been printed in four languages. Dr Dumsha lectures both nationally and internationally. Although a full-time faculty member at the University, he also maintains a part-time endodontic practice. Because of his background and degree in Information Systems, Dr Dumsha is also responsible for setting up and maintaining the server-based NT digital radiography system in the Department of Endodontics.
James L. Gutmann, DDS, FACD, FICD A native of Wisconsin, Dr James L. Gutmann received his DDS. in 1970 from Marquette University School of Dentistry and his Certificate of Advanced Specialty Training in Endodontics from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. After serving two years in the military at Ft Lee Virginia, he spent one year in full-time private endodontic practice in Springfield Massachusetts. He entered academia as an Assistant Professor of Endodontics at the Medical College of Virginia in 1975. In 1976, he was appointed as Chairman of the Department of Endodontics at the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland at Baltimore. In 1982, Dr Gutmann was appointed as a tenured Professor and Chairman of the Department of Endodontics at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas Texas.
Presently he is Professor and Director of the Graduate Endodontic Program within the Department of Restorative Sciences at Baylor. Dr Gutmann is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, a member of the Scientific Advisory Panel of the Journal of Endodontics and the Arab Dental Journal, Editorial Board of the Journal of the History of Dentistry, and an Associate Editor of the International Endodontic Journal. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the American Association of Endodontists, serving as its President-Elect and he will become the 57th President of the AAE in 2000. He has presented over 500 lectures, papers, and continuing education courses in the United States and 33 foreign countries on six continents. Additionally he has authored or coauthored over 150 articles in both dental journals and texts that address scientific, research, educational, and clinical topics. He is the senior author of an endodontic text entitled Problem Solving in Endodontics published in its third edition in 1997. He is also the senior coauthor of the text entitled Surgical Endodontics, published in 1991 and reprinted in 1994 and 1998. In 1998, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Athens, Athens Greece for his contributions to dentistry and endodontics. In 2000, he will be honored as the Alumnus of the Year– Marquette University School of Dentistry.