Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics, 4th Edition is a comprehensive,
user-friendly text that offers dental students and practitioners an
excellent opportunity to understand the basic principles of fixed
prosthodontics. This text provides a strong foundation in basic
science, followed by practical step-by-step clinical applications.
Procedures are presented in an organized, systematic format, and
are illustrated by over 3,000 clear, high-quality drawings and
photographs, now in full-color. The material is logically divided
into sections that cover planning and preparation, clinical
procedures, and laboratory procedures. The text also includes two
invaluable appendices that provide an updated list of dental
materials and equipment, as well as a guide to manufacturers.
Section I: Planning and Preparation 1. History Taking and Clinical Examination 2. Diagnostic Casts and Related Procedures 3. Treatment Planning 4. Principles of Occlusion 5. Periodontal Considerations 6. Mouth Preparation Section II. Clinical Procedures - Part I 7. Principles of Tooth Preparation 8. The Complete Cast Crown Preparation 9. The Metal-Ceramic Crown Preparation 10. The Partial Veneer Crown, Inlay, and Onlay Preparations 11. Tooth Preparation for All-Ceramic Restorations 12. Restoration of the Endodontically Treated Tooth 13. Implant-Supported Fixed Prostheses 14. Tissue Management and Impression Making 15. PRovisional Restorations Section III: Laboratory Procedures 16. Communicating with the Dental Laboraotry 17. Working with Casts and Dies 18. Wax Patterns 19. Framework Design and Metal Selection for Metal-Ceramic Restorations 20. Pontic Design 21. Retainers for Removable Partial Dentures 22. Investing and Casting 23. Color Science, Esthetics, and Shade Selection 04 4. Metal-Ceramic Restorations 25. All-Ceramic Restorations 26. Resin-Retained Fixed Partial Dentures 27. Fiber-Reinforced Composite Fixed Prostheses 28. Connectors for Fixed Partial Dentures 29. Finishing the Cast Restoration Section IV. Clinical Procedures - Part II 30. Evaluation, Characterization, and Glazing 31. Luting Agents and Cementation Procedures 32. Postoperative Care Appendix A: Dental Materials and Equipment Index Appendix B: Manufacturers' Index