Successfully learn to apply dental anatomy to the practice of dentistry with Wheeler’s Dental Anatomy, Physiology, and Occlusion, 11th Edition: SAE. Updated and visually enhanced, the 11th edition of this market-leading dental text expands its focus on clinical applications. In all, this proven learning package offers all the up-to-date information, best practices, and tools to prepare you for the dental anatomy and occlusion section of the exams and ensure long-term clinical success.
*More than 800 full-colour images include detailed, well-labelled anatomical illustrations as well as clinical photographs.
*Bolded key terms draw students’ attention to essential terminology.
*Practical appendices include Review of Tooth Morphology with a concise review of tooth development from in utero
to adolescence to adulthood; and Tooth Traits of the Permanent Dentition with tables for each tooth providing
detailed information such as tooth notation, dimensions, position of proximal contacts, heights, and curvatures.
*Labelling exercises challenge students to identify tooth structures and facial anatomy with drag-and-drop labels.
*Chapter on clinical applications includes practical applications and case studies to prepare students for exams.
Topics include root planning and scaling; extraction techniques and forces; relationship of fillings to pulp form and
enamel form; and occlusal adjustment of premature occlusal contacts and arch form in relationship to bite splint
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Dental Anatomy
2. Development and Eruption of the Teeth
3. The Primary (Deciduous) Teeth
4. Forensics, Comparative Anatomy, Geometries, and Form and Function
5. Orofacial Complex: Form and Function
6. The Permanent Maxillary Incisors
7. The Permanent Mandibular Incisors
8. The Permanent Canines, Maxillary and Mandibular
9. The Permanent Maxillary Premolars
10. The Permanent Mandibular Premolars
11. The Permanent Maxillary Molars
12. The Permanent Mandibular Molars
13. Pulp Chambers and Canals
14. Dento-Osseous Structures, Blood Vessels and Nerves
15. The Temporomandibular Joints, Teeth, and Muscles and Their Functions
17. Clinical Applications of Dental Anatomy, Physiology and Occlusion
Appendix A: Review of Tooth Morphology
Appendix B: Tooth Traits of the Permanent Dentition