Dentistry Miniatlas

The pages of this Dentistry Miniatlas contain medical illustrations of high scientific rigor and, in turn, are clear and understandable for the patient. In addition, they also reference texts of great utility for doctors of this specialty.

This volume contains the following material:

Table of contents

ANATOMY

  • The oral cavity
  • Dental embryology
  • Temporary dentition
  • Permanent dentition
  • Anatomy of the lips and cheeks
  • Anatomy of the tongue and the sense of taste
  • Anatomy of the salivary glands
  • The muscles of mastication
  • Anatomy of the temporomandibular joint – TMJ
  • Dental anatomy, the anterior region
  • Dental anatomy, the posterior region I: the premolars
  • Dental anatomy, the posterior region II: the molars
  • Gingiva of the free faces and interdental space
  • Periodontal ligament and alveolar bone
  • Cementum
  • Enamel
  • Dentin
  • Pulp

PHYSIOLOGY

  • Normal dental occlusion
  • Mastication and swallowing
  • Normal oral ecology
  • The oral immune system

PATHOLOGIES OF THE HARD TISSUES AND THEIR TREATMENTS

  • Changes in tooth coloration, tetracyclines and fluorosis
  • Postendodontic color change
  • Internal and external bleaching
  • Dental erosion, abrasion and attrition
  • Hypoplasia
  • Dental caries, responsible factors
  • Stages of caries
  • Caries of the enamel, dentin and cementum
  • Classification of caries according to their site
  • Penetrating caries, progression
  • Various pulp pathologies
  • Restoration of penetrating caries, endodontic treatment
  • Endodontics in temporary teeth
  • Dental trauma
  • Impacted third molars
  • Extractions
  • Complications of extractions and alveolitis
  • Consequences of tooth loss
  • Postextraction bone resorption
  • The edentulous patient
  • Materials for tooth restoration
  • Restoration of caries of the enamel and dentin
  • Amalgam
  • Composites and their adhesion
  • Reconstruction of the tooth after endodontic treatment
  • Fixed prosthesis, preparation of the tooth
  • Materials and techniques of dental impression
  • Fixed prosthesis, the crown
  • Fixed prosthesis, inlays, onlays and veneers
  • Dental bridges
  • Dental posts (cast, preformed, esthetic)
  • Removable partial denture
  • Removable total denture

PATHOLOGIES OF THE TISSUES OF INSERTION AND THEIR TREATMENTS

  • Formation of bacterial plaque and dental calculus
  • Gingival inflammation, gingivitis and drug-induced gingival enlargement
  • Periodontal disease, responsible factors
  • Periodontal pockets
  • Stages of periodontal disease, mild, moderate, and severe periodontitis
  • Periodontal treatments
  • Pericoronitis

OCCLUSAL PATHOLOGIES AND THEIR TREATMENTS

  • Dental hypersensitivity
  • Types of malocclusion
  • Disorders of the temporomandibular joint
  • The temporomandibular joint as a cause of pain
  • Occlusal splint for muscle relaxation
  • Orthodontic treatment, orthodontics and orthopedics
  • Orthodontic treatment in the adult, buccal and lingual technique

DENTAL IMPLANTS

  • Dental implants
  • Types of prostheses fixed to dental implants (screwed, cemented)
  • Types of removable prostheses for implants (ball-attachment, bar, magnets)
  • Bone regeneration, different bone grafts

PREVENTION

  • Use of fluoride and sealants
  • Plaque control, use of the toothbrush
  • Aids for dental hygiene

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The Dentistry Miniatlas is part of an extensive collection of illustrated medical atlases (Miniatlas Collection) covering generic specialties to specific diseases, created to facilitate doctor-patient communication.

Client: Oral B

Country: Switzerland