Expand your skills in the rapidly growing field of laser dentistry! Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry uses a concise, evidence-based approach in describing protocols and procedures. Dr. Robert A. Convissar, a renowned lecturer on this subject, has assembled a diverse panel of international contributors; he's also one of the first general dentists to use lasers in his practice. The book covers the history of lasers in dentistry and laser research, plus the use of lasers in periodontics, periodontal surgery, oral pathology, implantology, fixed and removable prosthetics, cosmetic procedures, endodontics, operative dentistry, pediatrics, orthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Full-color images show the latest laser technology, surgical techniques, and key steps in patient treatment.
This book describes the most recent developments in operative dentistry and is aimed at senior students and general dental practitioners. It describes techniques in a manner applicable to everyday practice. It has color illustrations and describes contemporary developments in operative dentistry. Recent developments in caries detection techniques and treatment are covered, as well as the use of the latest composite and porcelain restorative materials.
A blinding toothache sends Hamish Macbeth 120 miles out of Lochdubh to the dentist Frederick Gilchrist, only to find him dead. Since everyone is pleased the dentist is deceased -- patients, several harassed women, and even his wife -- Macbeth faces one of the more biting challenges of his career.