Focusing on the dental materials most commonly used, Dental Materials: Properties and Manipulation, 10th Edition covers the tasks that dental assistants and dental hygienists typically perform. It shows the most current materials, how to mix and apply them in a clinical setting, and how to educate patients about them.
Now in full color, this edition adds more photographs of materials actually being mixed, used, and applied, and includes detailed coverage of ceramics, metals, and implant and impression materials. Written by well-known experts on restorative dentistry and materials, John Powers and John Wataha, Dental Materials is a trusted text that keeps you on top of the rapidly developing field of dental materials.... New and updated discussions address advances in areas such as esthetics, ceramics, and materials for dental impressions and dental implants.
Full-color illustrations improve clarity and realism, including for example, color photos of esthetics and bleaching showing the differences in shades of color. More than 100 new illustrations and photographs include images showing the materials being used and applied.