Wednesday, 4 June 2008

New Books


This software is installed in seconds and easily leads you through a series of learning modules. Detailed, animated sequences, real-life enactments and superb graphics show more visual information than a textbook. Add in detailed and clear lectures from recognized experts from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto reinforced by on-screen material.


Covering both new and proven techniques in this rapidly changing field, this best-selling book helps you provide solutions to many common occlusal and TMD problems. Clear descriptions ensure that you develop a complete understanding of normal occlusion and masticatory function, allowing you to better appreciate and manage abnormal occlusion and masticatory dysfunction. With this book's conservative, cost-effective approach, you'll achieve your treatment goals while keeping the best interests of your patients in mind.

Color Atlas of Dental Implant Surgery / Michael S Block Saunders/Elsevier, c2007. xiii, 370 p., second edition

A textbook in atlas format, Color Atlas of Dental Implant Surgery describes how to use dental implants in achieving successful prosthetic rehabilitation. Clear, full-color clinical photos and practical instructions cover every implant challenge, with each chapter presenting a different area of the mouth or a specific surgical technique. This concise guide addresses treatment planning, presurgical guidelines for surgical success, detailed surgical techniques, and postoperative follow-up.

The Periodontic Syllabus / Arthur R Vernino, Jonathan Gray and Elizabeth Hughes. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008. viii, 280 p., fifth edition.

The Fifth Edition of this text widely known as the "Navy Syllabus" will keep students and practitioners current on periodontal techniques. The book focuses on the biological approach to treatment with quick access to concise, step-by-step, clearly illustrated information on performing specific techniques. Coverage includes implants, implant maintenance, occlusion in periodontal disease, and a mucocutaneous diseases chapter with full-color illustrations of pathologic conditions. This edition features updated pedagogy and new illustrations throughout, including full-color photographs. End-of-chapter review questions require students to test their knowledge before moving on to the next topic. This edition also provides more information on the dental hygienist's role.

Learn practical ways to address the full spectrum of clinical issues and problems in endodontic practice, from diagnosis to posttreatment! This extensively revised and reorganized edition offers new and updated case studies discussing possible treatments and improved outcomes. Detailed discussions and step-by-step instructions are combined with hundreds of radiographs and full-color clinical photographs to show how you can apply consistent, quality problem-solving techniques to everyday practice.

Oral Laser Application / A Moritz, F Beer, K Goharkhay, et al Quintessence, c2006. xviii, 547 p. Moritz (School of Dentistry, U. of Vienna, Austria)

"Combines a systematic review of the literature on laser dentistry to date with a guide to clinical practice in this introductory text that is also intended to serve the purposes of experienced physicians wishing to keep up to date on the field. Chapters cover basic information on lasers, laser safety, cavity preparation, photopolymerization, caries prevention, lasers in endodontics, pulp capping and pulpotomy in permanent and primary teeth, laser-assisted periodontal therapy, dentin hypersensitivity, laser assisted bleaching, laser-atlas surgery, photoactivated disinfection, and low level laser therapy. Numerous color and black and white photos and illustrations are included throughout."

This reference for clinicians is devoted to surgical procedures known as oral and maxillofacial rehabilitation ad modum Branemark. Branemark (who developed the techniques in the 1950s and early 1960s) and three co-authors discuss modifications in clinical procedures for treatment of patients with severely resorbed maxillae over a period of two decades. Both typical clinical cases and some unusual cases with defect anatomies are reported, illustrating methodology and clinical features and emphasizing variations in healing patterns. The text is accompanied by numerous color photographs and illustrations.


Analysis of BSP and proMMP-2 interactions in the metastasis of breast cancer cells / by Queena Yun-Jel Hwang vi, 55 leaves : col. ill. 
Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, 2007.

Myofibroblast differentiation of porcine cardiac valve interstitial cells / by Mindy Pho Ii, 76 leaves : col. ill.
Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, 2008.


Mosby's review for the NBDE part II. / Frank J Dowd, pt.II (CD-ROM)  
This complete review offers all of the information you need to prepare for the National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) Part II. Leading experts cover all of the basic dental sciences in a comprehensive, easy-to-use format. The material is arranged according to the specifications of the NBDE and supported by clear examples and illustrations.

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