Prosthodontics, the Digital Way! “Virtual Release” of a book on Digital Prosthodontics
Digital Technology in dentistry has widened the horizon and has carved a way to faster, precise and efficient dental practice. Technology in dentistry has made the life of both the dentist as well as the patient easy. If the dental procedure can’t be predictable, things can become very complicated and technology is what comes to the rescue in these cases. Be it Designing, Scanning, Milling, digital dentistry stands at the helm of all the other advancements in dentistry.
On behalf of the Authors, we invite you to a very special book launch Titled: Digital Prosthodontics: Scanning, Designing, Milling
A book packed with experiences and evidence based approach penned by dental academicians and practitioners.
What the book is all about?
Digitalization has become a part and parcel of contemporary prosthodontics with the probability of most of the procedures being based on the digital techniques in the near future. Digitalized dentistry enables efficient, fast and precise and error free production of fixed as well as removable prosthesis. There is an endless scope of digitalization and technology in prosthodontics. Let it be in the clinical and lab procedures like use of CAD-CAM technology, rapid prototyping, use of virtual articulators and digital face bows, digital radiographs, or in the field of training education and research by the use of virtual patient program, dental software, optoelectronic recording of jaw motion, retention testing device, audio visual aids and so on. The list will remain endless. The book has been written in a way to assimilate latest trends for benefit of patient and expansion of dental profession as a whole. The transition from old to new occurs with the basic aim of making patient’s life better.
What does the book cover?
Digital Prosthodontics has a very broad horizon. The topics covered include:
1. Brief Introduction of the
2. History/Evolution of Digital Prosthodontics
3. Digital Imaging/Virtual Diagnosis
4. Digital Communication and Record
5. Digital Impressions (Scanning)
6. Digital Design (CAD)
7. Digital Manufacturing/Milling (CAM/RP)
8. Digital Fixed Prosthodontics
9. Digital Shade Selection
10. Digital Smile Design (DSD)
11. Digital Removable Prosthodontics Digital Implant Prosthodontics
12. Digital Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
13. The Virtual Patient
14. Digital Prosthodontic
15. Education Challenges in Digital Prosthodontics
16. Recent Trends in Digital Prosthodontics
Whom is the book a MUST for?
The book on Digital Prosthodontics will definitely prove to be a boon for dental students (BDS i.e. Undergraduate & MDS i.e. Post Graduate students). This will also help the academicians who are actively involved in research pertaining to digital prosthodontics particularly those who are in PhD programs. Last but
not the least, the book will also prove to be an asset to the general practitioners and specialists involved particularly in the field of digital dentistry. Henceforth, the book comes up as a blessing to one and all related to the field of dentistry globally.
What are the Key learning points from the book?
Since, the arena of digital prosthodontics is wide; the take away points include active utilization of digital dentistry in relation to the following heads:
1. Digital radiography
2. Intraoral imaging/optical impressions
3. Computer‑aided design/computer‑aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM)
4. Shade matching
5. Digital smile designing
6. Virtual articulators and digital facebows
8. Occlusion and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) analysis and diagnosis
9. Photography – extraoral and intraoral
We hope to seeing on the 11th of July 2020 at 8 pm Indian Time for the Official Virtual Release of the book. The Authors have planned something special for all the attendees during the Release!
About the Authors:
Dr. Arpit Sikri [BDS (Gold Medallist), MDS (Prosthodontics), PGDHM, DWCOI] is currently working as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Prosthodontics, Santosh Dental College, Santosh Deemed to be University, Ghaziabad (Delhi NCR). He had earlier worked as Senior Resident in the most prestigious dental institute of the country i.e. Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi, India. He is the youngest dental surgeon of India to have completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management from National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW, New Delhi) and that too with distinction. He has also been conferred with Diplomate Fellowship in the field of implantology by World Congress for Oral Implantology (WCOI), Tokyo, Japan. Throughout his academic career, he had been awarded with gold medals being the Topper of the University, back to back. He has authored a book on “Oral Pathology” under Scientific Medtech publishers. He has to his credit around 26 books under Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP) and more than 100 national as well as international publications in various reputed journals. He is the Editor of Webmed Central, Associate Editor of Current Dental Research Journal and Assistant Editor of Asia Pacific Dental Journal & I-Dentistry journal. He is on the panel of various national and international journals as editorial board member. Apart from this, he is also an active reviewer for various journals. He is actively associated with various associations namely IPS, IDA, IDRR, AHA, etc.
Dr. Jyotsana Sikri [BDS & MDS (Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics] is currently working as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Santosh Dental College, Santosh Deemed to be University, Ghaziabad (Delhi NCR). She is very well known for her clinical acumen, which can be seen through her special interests in rotary endodontics, retreatodontics, microscopic endodontics, aesthetics etc. She has to her credit around 7 books (all published under International Lambert Academic Publishers). She has immensely contributed to Textbook of Endodontics as well as Textbook of Conservative & Restorative Dentistry. Moreover, she has more than 50 publications in various journals of national as well as international repute
Dr. Aditya Kapoor [ BDS, MDS (Prosthodontics)] has been a keynote speaker in various conferences. He regularly conducts courses and workshops and his expertise lies in Cast Partial Dentures, Impression Techniques, Magnetic Dentures, etc.