Expected publication: April 2024
1st Edition 2024
Hardcover with spiral binding; 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 244 pages, 410 illus
Stock No.: B1759
Product in preparation.
This straightforward clinical manual covers everything dentists need to know about basic endodontics. The essentials of endodontic examination and diagnosis, pharmacology, surgical and nonsurgical treatment, vital pulp therapy, emergency treatment, complication management, and more are all reviewed here. The quick guide accompanying the main text is an invaluable reference tool, providing step-by-step instructions for performing procedures and lists of required materials to ensure a well-stocked clinic.
Examination Protocols • The Definitive Diagnosis • Diagnosis-Driven Treatment Planning • Pharmacology • Nonsurgical Endodontics • Nonsurgical Retreatment • Apical Microsurgery • Vital Pulp Therapy • Treatment of Immature Necrotic Teeth • Complication Management and Emergency Treatment • Fractures • Resorption • Periodontal-Endodontic Infections • Traumatic Dental Injuries
Dr. Blicher joined Upper Valley Endodontics in 2009. She grew up in Florida and New Jersey, but was introduced to New England by her husband Gered, a native of northern Vermont. Dr. Blicher continues to teach at both Harvard and Tufts dental schools, and is on dental staff at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical center. An active researcher, Dr. Blicher has several publications in major dental journals, and most recently co-authored the textbook Endodontics Review: A Study Guide. Dr. Blicher completed the process of board certification in 2013, and is a diplomate in the American Board of Endodontics. She is a member of the American College of Dentists. Dr. Blicher is a co-founder of Pulp Nonfiction, an educational collaborative dedicated to the practical application of evidence-based endodontics techniques. She is active in organized dentistry both locally on the board of the Grafton-Sullivan Dental Society, and on a national level with the American Association of Endodontists. Dr. Blicher enjoys the full breadth of endodontic care, and she is particularly interested in the diagnosis of painful conditions and dental resorption, an area that she and Dr. Lucier have published on extensively. She is adept in the management of patient anxiety and underlying medical complexities. In her spare time, Dr. Blicher is an avid runner, hiker and skier. She lives in Norwich with her husband, two children, and their basset hound, Milton
Private Practice Limited to Endodontics
White River Junction, Vermont
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Endodontics
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Clinical Instructor, Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Director of Predoctoral Endodontics
Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Clinical Associate, Department of Sugery
Division of Dentistry
Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr Alice Li earned her DMD degree from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2023. As a student, she helped create My Dental Key, an online platform that aims to enhance dental education worldwide. Dr Li combined her interest in endodontics with her artistic skills to illustrate for this textbook, and she is currently pursuing her certificate in endodontics at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. In her free time, Dr Li enjoys hiking, camping, playing board games, finding new creative hobbies, and trying different cuisines in and around Boston.