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Clinical Assessment in Operative Dentistry
This resource focuses only on the quality assessment of clinical patient care. Included in this resource are a rubric for daily clinical formative assessments, semi-independent formative skills assessments for the junior-level student, and independent summative skills assessments/competency evaluations for the senior-level student.
Class I Composite Restoration: Instructional Video
This 15 minute and 21 second instructional video presents basic technique for restoring a class I occlusal preparation with composite. Operative concepts are conveyed within this video via a variety of manifestations: text, photos, and live video, all with audio narration. This video is intended to serve as an adjunctive tool for teaching operative dentistry.
Class I Amalgam Restoration: Instructional Video
This 10 minute and 57 second instructional video presents basic technique for restoring a class I occlusal preparation with amalgam. Operative concepts are conveyed within this video via a variety of manifestations: text, photos, and live video, all with audio narration. This video is intended to serve as an adjunctive tool for teaching operative dentistry.
Phillips' Science of Dental Materials by
Publication Date: 2012-09-27
Learn the most up-to-date information on materials used in the dental office and laboratory today. Emphasizing practical, clinical use, as well as the physical, chemical, and biological properties of materials, this leading reference helps you stay current in this very important area of dentistry. This new full-color edition also features an extensive collection of new clinical photographs to better illustrate the topics and concepts discussed in each chapter.
Pulp-Dentin Biology in Restorative Dentistry by
Publication Date: 2002-03-01
This is a study of pulp and dentin in restorative dentistry. A basic understanding of the pulp-dentin complex is presented and its response to intraoral insults and restorative procedures described.
Summitt's fundamentals of operative dentistry : a contemporary approach by
Publication Date: 2013
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 full-color illustrations throughout and substantial revisions in every chapter to incorporate the latest scientific developments and current research findings. In addition, a new chapters on color study and shade matching address new areas of focus in the preclinical curriculum. A valuable resource for understanding the scientific basis for current treatment options in dentistry.
Virtual Techniques in Dentistry (VirTechs)
A collection of dental procedures from Columbia University that can be used for practice and review of many of the procedures taught in the preclinical years
Fundamental principles include the etiology and diagnosis of carious lesions. Simulated exercises will be demonstrated so as to help guide students in the development of manual dexterity and basic skills necessary for the intra- and extra-coronal restoration of teeth.
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