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Harty's Endodontics in Clinical Practice By F.J. Harty

Harty's Endodontics in Clinical Practice
by F.J. Harty

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Presenting a guide to clinical practice, this book is intended as an undergraduate text for dental students. It also aims to be useful to dental practitioners in their day to day practice.
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Harty's Endodontics in Clinical Practice by F.J. Harty

The length of training for dental undergraduates has gradually been increased in order to strengthen the scientific basis of dentistry, which means that students are now more analytical and ready to question clinical procedures that are not based on sound principles. Over the years 'Endodontics in Clinical Practice' has become accepted as an authoritative guide to proven clinical practice. Regarded as a classic in its field, 'Endodontics in Clinical Practice' is primarily intended as an undergraduate text for dental students although dental practitioners will also find it invaluable when used in their day to day practice. This new edition has been retitled in honour of Fred Harty, the original author who was tragically killed just prior to publication. His foresight and knowledge have provided a book that has become an essential component of every dental student's armamentarium. His designated successor, Tom Pitt Ford, Reader in Endodontology at UMDS, has thoroughly revised the text and brought in a number of new authors to give the fourth edition international appeal. The aim of 'Harty's Endodontics' is not only to provide an essential undergraduate text but also a handbook that will enable busy practitioners to update themselves on a growing specialty. This fourth edition continues to fulfil that already proven role. It has been the editor's intention not only to provide a practical handbook but also to provide a text that will support courses in continuing professional education, the importance of which is now stressed by the profession as a whole.

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Table of Contents

FULL CONTENTS: INTRODUCTION, HISTORY AND SCOPE: Introduction; Modern endodontics; Scope of endodontics; Role of microorganisms; Tissue response to root canal infection; Quality assurance; Recent developments; References; GENERAL AND SYSTEMIC ASPECTS OF ENDODONTICS: Introduction; Differential diagnosis of dental pain; Maxillary sinus; Systemic disease and endodontics; Endodontics and infective endocarditis; Endodontics in patients with prosthetic hip joints; Use of antibiotics in endodontics; Control of pain and anxiety; Analgesics; Dental Practitioners' Formulary; References; PULP SPACE ANATOMY AND ACCESS CAVITIES: Introduction; Nomenclature; Accessory and lateral canals; Location of apical foramina; Pulp space anatomy and race; Pulp space anatomy and access cavities; Pulp space anatomy of primary teeth; Apical enclosure; References; THE DENTAL PULP: Introduction; Pulpal response to irritants; Diagnosis of pulpal damage; Pulpal irritants; Management of deep caries; Pulp exposure; Traumatic injuries; Cracked cusps; Pulpal response to periodontal disease and treatment; Pulpal response to intra-alveolar surgery; References; BASIC INSTRUMENTATION IN ENDODONTICS: Introduction; Instruments for access cavity preparation; Instruments for root canal preparation; Instruments for filling root canals; Equipment for storing instruments; Sterilization of endodontic instruments; Equipment for improving visibility; References; PREPARATION OF THE ROOT CANAL SYSTEM: Introduction; Method and rationale for conventional root canal treatment; Preparation of the canal; Influence of root canal morphology on endodontic preparation; Method of instrumentation; Root canal preparation; Techniques involving initial coronal preparation; Techniques involving initial apical preparation; Mechanized techniques of root canal preparation; Other methods of preparation with future clinical potential; Root canal retreatment; Key points of root canal preparation; References; INTRACANAL MEDICATION: Introduction; History; Rationale and overview of a

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Harty's Endodontics in Clinical Practice by F.J. Harty
F.J. Harty
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