An ideal introduction to the theory and practical aspects of conservative dentistry, the Pickards’ Guide to Minimally Invasive Operative Dentistry 10 edition (PDF) is a must-have text for all dental students, new graduates and oral healthcare professionals alike. Written in a consice and easy to understand style, the authors introduce the essentials of dental disease before outlining how to collect patient information clinically in order to detect, plan, diagnose, and deliver care.
Exploring key topics such as disease control and prevention, the principles of minimally invasive operative dentistry, contemporary restorative materials and procedures, this completely up-to-date revised 10th edition integrates a thorough academic grounding for degree examination with an essential preparation for clinical practice for the whole oral healthcare team. Illustrated with step-by-step colour pictures and photos, common clinical procedures are clearly set out and labelled for beginner students to learn. The 10th edition has been updated to reflect the latest evidence based guidelines for preventitative management and there is a focus on maintaining existing restorations and long-term/follow up care.