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Esthetics and Prosthetics: An Interdisciplinary Consideration of the State of the Art

A multidisciplinary team presents the latest esthetic treatments and materials and future trends in this introductory book on prosthetics and esthetics. Includes discussions of ceramics, metal ceramics, adhesives, implants, and orthodontic closure of anterior diastemas. Eleven contributors.

Table of Contents:
1. Esthetics in Dental Prosthetics: Fundamentals and Treatment Concepts
2. The Esthetic Potential of Metal Ceramics
3. Materials Science Aspects of Metal Ceramics and Full Ceramics
4. Operative Dentistry vs Prosthodontics
5. The Esthetic Significance of Adhesive Reconstructions
6. Esthetics and Implants--A Contradiction?
7. Orthodontic Closure of the Anterior Diastema

Editorial Reviews
Book News, Inc.
This extensively color-illustrated volume provides a wide-ranging evaluation of esthetics in reconstructive dentistry. Written by specialists in periodontics, prosthodontics, endodontics, pediatric dentistry, preventative dentistry, and ceramics, contributors from Switzerland, Italy, and Germany cover fundamentals and treatment concepts in esthetic dental prosthetics; the esthetic potential of the ceramic-fused-to-metal technique; materials science aspects of ceramic-fused-to-metal and full ceramics; operative dentistry versus prosthodontics; the esthetic significance of resin-bonded reconstructions; esthetics and implants; and orthodontic closure in patients with missing anterior upper teeth. -- Copyright © 1999 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR All rights reserved