Advanced Operative Dentistry, A Practical Approach

Advanced Operative Dentistry

A Practical Approach

By David Ricketts, BDS Hons, MSc Dist, PhD, FDS RCS (Eng), FDS Rest Dent, FDS RCPS (Glas), FHEA , Professor of Cariology and Conservative Dentistry/Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Leader of the Section of Operative Dentistry, Fixed Prosthodontics and Endodontology, Dundee Dental School, University of Dundee, UK and David W. Bartlett, BDS, PhD, Professor of Prosthodontics/Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Head of Prosthodontics, Kings College London Dental Institute, Guy?s Hospital, London, UK


1. Management of dental caries

2. Periodontal disease

3. Endodontic problems in advanced operative dentistry

4. Tooth wear

5. Aesthetic problems

6. Occlusion

7. Cores

8. Gold crowns

9. Gold restorations: the metals, the manufacture and the fit

10. Metal-ceramic crowns

11. All-ceramic crowns

12. Inlays, onlays and veneers

13. Impression materials and techniques

14. Provisional restorations

15. Getting the appearance correct

16. Complex multiple fixed and combined fixed and removable prosthodontics

17. When and how to replace missing teeth

18. Minimal preparation (resin retained) bridges

19. Conventional bridges