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Planning and Making Crowns and Bridges

Key Features

* A consistent best-seller, now in an updated and revised third edition! * On the recommended reading list for various dental teaching hospitals. * Internationally known author. * Now includes expanded section on veneers and more in-depth coverage of implants.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Crowns 1. Indications and contraindications for crowns 2. Types of crowns 3. Designing crown preparations 4. Occlusal considerations 5. Planning and making crowns 6. Clinical techniques Part 2: Bridges 7. Indications and contraindications for bridges compared with partial dentures and implant-retained prosthesis 8. Types of bridges 9. Components of bridges: retainers, pontics, and connectors 10. Designing and planning bridges 11. Clinical techniques for bridge construction Part 3: Splints 12. Fixed splints Part 4: Failures and Repairs 13. Crown and bridge failures and repairs

Editorial Reviews

Book Info
United Medical & Dental Schools, London, U.K. Textbook for dental students on treatment planning, crown and bridge design, and related theory. Does not include laboratory technique. Includes full-color illustrations. This edition includes an expanded section on implants. Previous edition: c1990.

Author Information

By Bernard G.N. Smith, BDS, PhD, MSc, FDSRCSEng, FDSRCSEdin, Professor of Conservative Dentistry, The United Medical and Dental Schools, Guy's Hospital, London

"...the greatest strength of the book lies in the sensible and comprehensive way it provides descriptions of clinical procedures." - "...well thought-out and exceedingly well presented...I can wholeheartedly recommend this work as a worthwhile addition to any practitioner's bookshelf." British Dental Journal - British Dental Review