Over the past two decades, the Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry has become one of the most trusted textbooks on clinical restorative dentistry. By integrating time-tested methods with recent scientific innovation, the authors promote sound concepts for predictable conservative techniques. Now in its fourth edition, this classic text has been completely updated with ful-color illustrations throughout and substantial revisions in every chapter to incorporate the latest scientific developments and current research findings. In addition, a new chapter on color study and shade matching addresses the new focus on color in the preclinical curriculum. A valuable resource for understanding the scientific basis for current treatment options in dentistry.
Biologic Considerations • Patient Evaluation • Esthetic Considerations • Color and Appearance • Caries Management • Pulpal Considerations • Nomenclature and Instrumentation • Field Isolation • Bonding to Enamel and Dentin • Direct Anterior Restorations • Direct Posterior Restorations • Amalgam Restorations • Root Caries • Fluoride-Releasing Materials • Class 5 Restorations • Tooth Bleaching • Porcelain Veneers • Anterior Ceramic Crowns • Esthetic Inlays and Onlays • Cast-Gold Restorations • Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth