A Consumer's Guide to Dentistry, , 2nd Edition

A Consumer's Guide to Dentistry

2nd Edition

By Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD, ScD, Internationally recognized Educator, Founder and Director of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC), Co-Founder and Senior Consultant to Clinical Research Associates (CRA), Co-Editor of CRA Newsletter, Adjunct Professor at Brigham Young University, Clinical Professor at the University of Utah, Practicing Prosthodontist in Provo, UT


1. How to Use This Book, Finding Solutions to Your Oral Problems, 2. Divisions in Dentistry, Types of Dentists, 3. Finding the Right Dentist, What to Consider in Your Choice of Dentists, 4 . Managed Care, Managed Care Programs in Dentistry, 5. Pain Control, Controlling Pain in Dentistry, Infection Control, Infection Control in the Dental Office, 7. Endodontics, Root Canals, Dead Teeth, Inside of Teeth, 8. Esthetic Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry; Improving Your Smile, 9. Geriatric Dentistry
Dentistry for Mature People, 10. Implant Dentistry, Substitutes for Tooth Roots Placed into Your Jaw, 11 Occlusion, Your Bite, the Way Your Teeth Come Together, Temporomandibular Joints, Temporomandibular Dysfunction, 12. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine Diseases and Surgery Related to the Oral and Facial Areas, 13. Orthodontics, Straightening Teeth,
14. Pediatric Dentistry, Dentistry for Children,15. Periodontics, Gums and Bone Surrounding Teeth, 16. Prosthodontics, Fixed Crowns or Bridges Cemented Onto Teeth, 17. Prosthodontics, Removable Dentures Replacing All or Some Teeth, 18. Restorative or Operative Dentistry, Fillings for Teeth, 19. Preventing the Need for Dental Treatment, 20. Additional Sources of Information