Wiley-Blackwell's "Clinical Cases" series is designedto recognize the centrality of clinical cases to the profession byproviding actual cases with an academic backbone. Clinical Casesin Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry describes theprinciples and demonstrates their practical, every-day applicationthrough a range of representative cases building from the simple tothe complex and from the common to the rare. This unique approachsupports the new trend in case-based and problem-based learning,thoroughly covering topics ranging from infant oral health tocomplex pulp therapy. Highly illustrated in full color, ClinicalCases in Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry'sformat fosters independent learning and prepares the reader forcase-based examinations.
The book presents actual clinical cases, accompanied by academiccommentary, that question and educate the reader about essentialtopics in restorative and reconstructive dentistry. The book beginsby laying the groundwork of the fundamental principles that applyto all cases and outlining the ten decisions to be made with allcases. The main sections of the book cover the cases themselves,examining them both by type of restoration / solution, and by typeof problem. This unique approach enables the reader to build theirskills, aiding the ability to think critically andindependently.
Clinical Cases in Restorative and ReconstructiveDentistry's case-based format is particularly useful forpre-doctoral dental students, post-graduate residents andpractitioners, both as a textbook from which to learn about thechallenging and absorbing nature of restorative and reconstructivedentistry, and also as a reference tool to help with treatmentplanning when perplexing cases arise in the dental office.