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Diagnosis And Treatment Planning In Dentistry, 3e


Develop your skills in evaluation and dental treatment planning for all types of patients! Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry, 3rd Edition provides a full-color guide to creating treatment plans based on a comprehensive patient assessment. Using evidence-based research, this book shows how risk assessment, prognosis, and expected treatment outcomes factor into the planning process. New chapters cover patient diagnosis and team-based treatment planning, and a new Evolve website includes videos and decision-making algorithms. Written by experienced dentistry educators Stephen Stefanac and Samuel Nesbit, this book is the only dental resource that combines patient examination and oral diagnosis with treatment planning.




Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry, 3e



Amelogenesis imperfecta is a genetic condition affecting the teeth resulting in aberrations of the structure and clinical appearance of enamel. The treatment of amelogenesis imperfecta involves a multidisciplinary treatment approach requiring a comprehensive examination, diagnosis, and effective treatment planning strategy along with satisfaction of patient-related factors. The clinical case described here involves judicious involvement of different disciplines to formulate a treatment plan best suitable to confirm with the patient's needs and expectations, at the same time maintaining the integrity and harmony of associated hard and soft tissues.


General dentists are increasingly performing both stages (placement and restoration) of dental implant therapy. The fifth edition of this Guide discusses factors to consider during treatment planning, surgery and post-operative care of implants. The Guide also presents a thorough discussion of the contraindications for dental implant therapy, as well as the complications that can occur during and after treatment. A series of diagrams and photos allows the clinician to visualize various aspects of implant placement.


The overwhelming majority of patients with periodontitis are treated in the offices of general practitioners and the most common services rendered are non-surgical in nature. This Guide addresses the subject of non-surgical therapy from the perspective of evidence-based dentistry to include a discussion of the etiology of periodontitis and the need for therapy as the basis for a rationale for treatment. The assessment of non-surgical treatment outcomes with a view to decisions regarding further treatment is a prominent feature of the Guide. The discussion of non-surgical approaches goes beyond mechanical debridement to include subgingival irrigation, systemic antibiotics and locally delivered antibiotics. Treatment planning decisions and the maintenance phase of therapy are also discussed. This edition includes updates from research published over the past three years, providing valuable guidance to the clinician providing periodontal care.


Adolescence is the time between childhood and adulthood. It includes significant changes in growth, and critical developmental experiences include physical and sexual maturation, social and economic independence, development of identity, acquisition of skills needed to carry out adult relationships and roles, and the capacity for abstract reasoning. The adolescent patient has different oral health needs than a younger, prepubertal child or many adults. Using an evidence-based approach, this Quality Resource Guide (QRG) reviews the distinctive oral health care needs and oral health risk factors specific to adolescents. It outlines oral health care recommendations for the adolescent patient and discussesvdental treatment planning considerations. This QRG will serve as an essential resource for the dentist and all office staff members, as they assess and provide therapy for adolescents within the practice.


The third edition of Contemporary Implant Dentistry addresses the science and discipline of implant dentistry. This book has barely doubled in size and has added new chapters in treatment planning, bone grafting, and implant surgery. In addition, more than 2000 illustrations have been used to detail related concepts.


This book emphasizes patient selection, work-up and treatment planning with several approaches that may benefit the special needs of a patient. Prosthetic chapters range from the restoration of an implant to full mouth rehabilitation. Over dentures, implant occlusion (fixed and removable) and maintenance are also presented. Cover complications, infections and retreatment of implant surgery to show the general practitioner how to deal with treatment failures. Biomaterials, biomechanics, anatomy and physiology chapters explain what is occurring at cellular and functional levels to help predict success or failure.


Written by the foremost authority in the field, Dental Implants Prosthetics, 2nd Edition helps you advance your skills and understanding of implant prosthetics. Comprehensive coverage includes both simple and complicated clinical cases, with practical guidance on how to apply the latest research, diagnostic tools, treatment planning, implant designs, materials, and techniques to provide superior patient outcomes.


(1) "telehealth" means the delivery of health care services or consultations using real-time two-way interactive audio and visual communication or accessible telehealth video-based platforms to provide or support health care delivery and facilitate the assessment, diagnosis, consultation, treatment, education, and care management of a patient's health care. Telehealth includes: the application of secure video conferencing consisting of a real-time, full-motion synchronized video; store-and-forward technology; and synchronous interactions, between a patient located at an originating site and a health care provider located at a distant site. Telehealth does not include communication between health care providers, or between a health care provider and a patient that consists solely of an audio-only communication, email, or facsimile transmission or as specified by law;


Medical assistance covers outpatient hospital or physician-directed clinic services. The physician-directed clinic staff shall include at least two physicians and all services shall be provided under the direct supervision of a physician. Hospital outpatient departments are subject to the same limitations and reimbursements as other enrolled vendors for all services, except initial triage, emergency services, and services not provided or immediately available in clinics, physicians' offices, or by other enrolled providers. "Emergency services" means those medical services required for the immediate diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions that, if not immediately diagnosed and treated, could lead to serious physical or mental disability or death or are necessary to alleviate severe pain. Neither the hospital, its employees, nor any physician or dentist, shall be liable in any action arising out of a determination not to render emergency services or care if reasonable care is exercised in determining the condition of the person, or in determining the appropriateness of the facilities, or the qualifications and availability of personnel to render these services consistent with this section.


(d) Medical assistance covers the following over-the-counter drugs when prescribed by a licensed practitioner or by a licensed pharmacist who meets standards established by the commissioner, in consultation with the board of pharmacy: antacids, acetaminophen, family planning products, aspirin, insulin, products for the treatment of lice, vitamins for adults with documented vitamin deficiencies, vitamins for children under the age of seven and pregnant or nursing women, and any other over-the-counter drug identified by the commissioner, in consultation with the Formulary Committee, as necessary, appropriate, and cost-effective for the treatment of certain specified chronic diseases, conditions, or disorders, and this determination shall not be subject to the requirements of chapter 14. A pharmacist may prescribe over-the-counter medications as provided under this paragraph for purposes of receiving reimbursement under Medicaid. When prescribing over-the-counter drugs under this paragraph, licensed pharmacists must consult with the recipient to determine necessity, provide drug counseling, review drug therapy for potential adverse interactions, and make referrals as needed to other health care professionals.


Medical assistance covers hospice care services under Public Law 99-272, section 9505, to the extent authorized by rule, except that a recipient age 21 or under who elects to receive hospice services does not waive coverage for services that are related to the treatment of the condition for which a diagnosis of terminal illness has been made.


Medical assistance and the early periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment (EPSDT) program do not cover investigational drugs, biological products, or devices as defined in section 151.375 or any other treatment that is part of an approved clinical trial as defined in section 62Q.526. Participation of an enrollee in an approved clinical trial does not preclude coverage of medically necessary services covered under this chapter that are not related to the approved clinical trial. Any items or services that are provided solely to satisfy data collection and analysis for a clinical trial, and not for direct clinical management of the enrollee, are not covered. 041b061a72


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