The Disease and its Clinical Managment
edited by Ole Fejerskov
Dental Caries builds on the success of the prestigious first edition to present an unrivaled resource on cariology.
Dental Caries is an essential reading for every dentist who wishes to be able to provide the best evidence- based dental care to patients and have an influence on the future development of modern dentistry.
- An editor's guide to reading the book
- What is caries? - an introduction
- Clinical appearances of caries lesions
- Pathology of dental caries
- Visual/tactile caries diagnosis
- Radiography for caries diagnosis
- Additional diagnostic measures
- What is good diagnostic practice?
- Epidemiology of dental caries
- The impact of diagnostic criteria on estimates of prevalence, extent, and severity of dental caries
- The oral microflora and biofilms on teeth
- The role of saliva
- Chemical interaction between the tooth and oral fluids
- Erosion of the tooth
- The control of dental caries: non-operative treatment
- The role of oral hygiene
- Antimicrobials in caries control
- Might caries control involve immunization and gene-therapy?
- Fluorides in caries control
- The role of dietary control
- The role of operative treatment
- Caries removal and the pulpo dentinal complex
- Restoring the tooth: "the seal is the deal"
- The Atraumatic Restorative Treatment Approach (ART)
- Longevity of restorations - "the death spiral"
- Clinical decision making: Technical solutions to biological problems or evidence-based caries management?
- Promoting Oral Health in Populations
- Caries control for the individual patient
- Caries control for populations
- Caries prediction
- Preventing dental caries - what are the costs?
- Variation in clinical decision making related to caries
- "For richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health...": The role of dentistry in controlling caries and periodontitis globally