Table of contents

1History of dentistry
2Dental specialties
3Human dentition
4Types of teeth, tooth abnormalities, animal teeth
5Dental surgery, dental team, dental unit, and basic dental instruments
6Cross infection control in the dental practice
7Communication in the dental practice
8Managing dental fear
9Interviewing the patient
10Pitfalls of taking medical history
11Dental radiology and radiography
12Xerostomia and halitosis
13Toothwear: erosion, abrasion, attrition
14Dental caries
15Preventive dentistry
16Fluoridation and ozone therapy
17Toothache and analgesia
18Anaesthesia in dentistry
19Restorative materials: amalgam
20Restorative materials: composites
21Cosmetic dentistry
22Periodontal diseases
23Endodontics
24Dental trauma
25Extractions
26Orthodontics
27Prosthodontics – indirect restorations
28Forensic odontology
29Gingival fibromatosis – writing a case raport
32Ethical and legal responsibilities of the dentist
APPENDIX 1 Basic dental terminology – test
APPENDIX 2 Communication in the dental practice
APPENDIX 3 Questions