1st Edition 2017
Hardcover, 22 x 28,6 cm, 256 pages, 890 illus
Categories: Esthetic Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry, Dental Technology
Stock No.: 20891
Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT, MDT, is an adjunct clinical professor at the New York University College of Dentistry in the Departments of Periodontology, Implant Dentistry, and Prosthodontics. He has contributed to over 80 publications, including six textbooks, and has given lectures nationally and internationally on the subjects of esthetic, restorative, and implant dentistry. Dr Chu maintains a private practice limited to fixed prosthodontics, esthetic dentistry, and implant dentistry in New York City.
Rade D. Paravina, DDS, MS, PhD, is a tenured professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics and director of the Houston Center for Biomaterials and Biomimetics (HCBB). He holds the Ralph C. Cooley, DDS Distinguished Professorship in Biomaterials, an endowment created by world-renowned heart surgeon Denton A. Cooley, MD. Dr Paravina has authored/co-edited four books, 15 book chapters, two software programs, one educational CD, and more than 270 other peer-reviewed publications (including articles and abstracts). His work has been cited more than 2500 times on Scopus and over 5500 times on Google Scholar. Dr Paravina designed and/or developed several dental products and tests. This includes Linearguide 3D Master and Bleachedguide 3D Master shade guides (with Vita Zahnfabrik), Dental Color Matcher, a free online educational and training program for esthetic dentistry, and the scientific protocol for evaluating the "chameleon effect" of dental materials. Dr Paravina is founder and past president of the Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD). He is a recipient of the 2011 E. B. Clark Award, SCAD recognition for liefetime achievement, and the 2014 Jerome M. and Dorothy Schweitzer Research Award of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics. He is Director of the Executive Council of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (AAED) and a fellow of AAED, SCAD, and the American Association for Dental Research (AADR). He serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry and an editorial board member of several highly regarded journals.
Irena Sailer, Prof Dr med dent, is chair of the Division of Fixed Prosthodontics and Biomaterials at the University of Geneva and adjunct associate professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. In 2019, she received an Honorary Skou Professorship of digital dental technologies, fixed and implant prosthodontics, and biomaterials at Aarhus University, Denmark. Dr Sailer is editor-in-chief of The International Journal of Prosthodontics and coauthor of over 150 peer-reviewed publications as well as the books Fixed Restorations: A Clinical Guide to the Selection of Materials and Fabrication Technology (Quintessence, 2021) and Color in Dentistry (2017). She holds several patents on esthetic coatings of dental/medical devices and a digital dental splint.
Adam J. Mieleszko, CDT graduated in 1997 from New York City Technical College with a degree in Dental Laboratory Technology. In 2000, he received certification in dental ceramics. Since then he has worked in close collaboration with a leading prosthodontists in the field. Interacting with patients on daily bases mastered his skills in dental aesthetic challenges. Adam coauthored books “Fundamentals of Color, Shade Matching and Communication in Esthetic Dentistry” (Quintessence Publishing, 2004, 2011’2nd edition), “Color in Dentistry, Clinical Guide to Predictable Esthetics” (Quintessence Publishing 2017) and contributed to numerous clinical and technical articles in industry journals.