Functional Aesthetic Dentistry [electronic resource] : How to Achieve Predictable Aesthetic Results Using Principles of a Stable Occlusion / by Neeraj Khanna
- Functional aesthetics -- Functional occlusion. Understanding and thinking -- The envelope of function: understanding and importance -- The complete examination: 12 steps to perform a complete exam -- Diagnostic records. What to take and why -- Incisal edge position: its importance to aesthetics and function -- Phonetics: how to design with phonetics in mind -- diagnosis and treatment planning -- Communication: with your patients, specialists & technicians -- Preparation, planning and quality control.
- This book provides all the information needed by the dentist in order to understand functional occlusion and describes a coherent method that, through application of principles of form and function, allows the delivery of predictable, natural, and long-lasting aesthetic results. After clear explanation of the concepts of functional aesthetics, functional occlusion, and the envelope of function, the 12 stages of a complete examination are carefully set out, with accompanying rationale. Similarly, full guidance is provided on acquisition of appropriate diagnostic records, comprising perfect impressions, facebow transfer, centric relation bite record, and digital photographs. Further, a method for correct determination of the incisal edge position is presented, with explanation of the importance of this position to aesthetics, function, and phonetics. A step-by-step description of the treatment planning process is then provided, followed by guidance on preparation design and fabrication of restorations. Readers will find the book to be an invaluable aid to attainment of consistent aesthetic results based on stable occlusion. .
- Digital File Characteristics:
- text file PDF
View MARC record | catkey: 30585211