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Comprehensive occlusal concepts in clinical practice /
Irwin M. Becker.
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Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
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x, 305 p.
ISBN
0813805848 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780813805849 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
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0813805848 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813805849 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
Introduction to occlusal disease and rationale for occlusal therapy / by Irwin M. Becker -- Occlusal parafunction and temporomandibular disorders : neurobiological considerations / by Henry A. Gremillion -- The masticatory system : orthopedic considerations in function and pathofunction / by Henry A. Gremillion and Christopher J. Spencer -- The anatomical basis of occlusion / by Irwin M. Becker -- Accepted occlusal principles involved in physiologic occlusion / by Irwin M. Becker -- Evaluating the muscles of the stomatognathic system and their role in understanding occlusal disharmony and TMD / by Herbert E. Blumenthal -- The effect of occlusal forces on the progression of periodontal disease / by Stephen K. Harrel and Martha E. Nunn -- An occlusal basis of treatment planning / by Irwin M. Becker -- Occlusal bite splint therapy / by Roger A. Solow -- Occlusal equilibration and the diagnostic work-up / by Irwin M. Becker -- Dentist-ceramist communication, the foundation of successful treatment / by Matthew R. Roberts.
catalogue key
7450444
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Dr. Irwin M. Becker, D.D.S, is Chairman of the Department of Education at The Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education in Key Biscayne, Florida, and world-renowned dental coach and consultant with Irwin Becker Initiatives.
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Summaries
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This text provides a guide to the understanding and application of occlusal concepts in the dental practice. It also features a comprehensive review of occlusal and periodontal literature, establishes occlusal principles and practice protocols, and developes the reader's critical ability to know when to perform occlusal therapy.
Main Description
Comprehensive Occlusal Concepts in Clinical Practice aims to provide a clear and thorough guide to the understanding and application of occlusal concepts in the dental practice, enabling dentists to gain a straightforward understanding of widely recognized occlusal principles and practices to engender longevity, predictability, and professional confidence in everyday dental procedures. Comprehensive Occlusal Concepts in Clinical Practice also features a comprehensive review of occlusal and periodontal literature, establishes occlusal principles and practice protocols as routine, and aids in developing the reader's critical ability to know when and when not to perform occlusal therapy. This is a unique book in its scope, thoroughness, and practicality, making occlusal concepts easily understood, yet also demonstrating the specific skills needed to perform the details of a physiologic occlusal scheme.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. vii
Contributorsp. ix
Introduction to Occlusal Disease and Rationale for Occlusal Therapyp. 3
Occlusal Parafunction and Temporomandibular Disorders: Neurobiological Considerationsp. 15
The Masticatory System: Orthopedic Considerations in Function and Pathofunctionp. 27
The Anatomical Basis of Occlusionp. 43
Accepted Occlusal Principles Involved in Physiologic Occlusionp. 61
Evaluating the Muscles of the Stomatognathic System and Their Role in Understanding Occlusal Disharmony and TMDp. 77
The Effect of Occlusal Forces on the Progression of Periodontal Diseasep. 123
An Occlusal Basis of Treatment Planningp. 141
Occlusal Bite Splint Therapyp. 169
Occlusal Equilibration and the Diagnostic Workupp. 215
Dentist-Ceramist Communication, the Foundation of Successful Treatmentp. 259
Indexp. 293
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