Prosthodontic Treatment for Edentulous Patients, Complete Dentures and Implant-Supported Prostheses, 13th Edition

Prosthodontic Treatment for Edentulous Patients

13rd Edition Complete Dentures and Implant-Supported Prostheses

By George Zarb, CM, BChD, MS, DDS, MS, FRCD(C), PhD, DSc, MD, LLD(hc), John A. Hobkirk, BDS, PhD, DrMed(hc), FDSRCS(Ed), FDSRCS(Eng), Steven E. Eckert, DDS, MS, Rhonda F. Jacob, DDS, MS, FACP


Part 1: The Patient

1. The Edentulous State

2. Systemic Health Aspects and Nutritional Considerations for Edentulous Patients

3. The Aging Edentulous Patient

4. Sequelae Caused by Wearing Complete Dentures

Part 2: Treatment Options

5. History Taking, Treatment Planning and Improving Denture-Bearing Areas for Edentulous Patients

6. Additional Treatment Planning Options for both Edentulous and Potentially Edentulous Patients

Part Three: The Materials Used

7. Materials Used in the Management of Edentulous Patients

Part 4: Clinical Protocols for Diverse Treatment Scenarios

8. Maxillary and Mandibular Analougue/Substitutes for the Denture-Bearing Area

9. The Dentures' Polished Surfaces, Recording Jaw Relations, and Their Transfer to an Articulator

10. The Occlusal Surfaces: The Selection and Arrangement of Prosthetic Teeth

11. The Try-in Appointment

12. Prosthesis Insertion and Follow-up Appointments

13. Modified Protocols for Immediate Dentures, Overdentures, and Single Dentures

14. Prolonging the Useful Life of Complete Dentures: Relines, Repairs and Duplications

15. Speech Considerations with Complete Dentures

Part 5: Clinical Protocols Specific to Implant-Retained and Implanted Supported Prosthodontic Management

16. The Science of Osseointegration

17. Implant Overdentures

18. Fixed Full Arch Implant-Supported Prostheses for the Edentulous Patient

19. Maxillofacial Prosthodontics for the Edentulous Patient

20. Managing Problems and Complications

21. Immediately Loaded Complete Dental Prostheses

22. Current and Possible Future Directions in Implant Prosthdontics

Part 6: Additional Considerations in the Management of Edentulous Patients

23. The Impact of Socioeconomic, Cultural and Technological Changes and the Notion of Standards of Care and Alternative Protocols