Friday, 31 July 2009

New Books July/August 2009


Cone-beam Volumetric Imaging in Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine: Fundamentals, diagmostics and treatment planning/ by Joachim E. Zoller & Jorg Neugebauer. Quintessence, c2008.

"Modern dental diagnostics has always depended on x-ray technology. The demands for minimally invasive surgical procedures have led to widespread use of digital volume tomography (cone-beam volumetric imaging, CBVI) in dental medicine. Relevant indications have been selected from all areas of dental medicine and case examples have been provided to illustrate the use of CBVI and its benefits for the patient and the care provider."

Community Oral Health/ by Cynthia Pine & Rebecca Harris. Quintessence, c2007

"Dental public health (or the broader term, Community Oral Health) considers dentistry in relation to populations and communities rather than individual patient care...This is the second edition of the international textbook Community Oral Health and is designed for use by senior dental undergradutes, postgraduates specialising in the subject, and general practitioners interested in how health systems in which they operate affect care they can provide."

Contemporary Periodontal Surgery: An Illustrated Guide to the Art Behind the Science/ by Geoffrey Bateman, et al. Quintessence, c2007.

"This book aims to provide an evidence-based and highly illustrative approach to comprehensive repertoire of surgical procedures, including: basic principles, resective surgery, regenerative techniques and periodontal/peri-implant plastic surgery."

Dental Ceramics: Essential Aspects for Clinical Practice/ by Christoph Hammerle et al. Quintessence, c2008.

"Dental Ceramics: Essential Facts for Cosmetic Dentists summarizes the state-of-the-art ceramic materials used in modern cosmetic dentistry...This fact-filled and well-structured compendium is also a valuable resource for dental students."

Dental Materials in Operative Dentistry/ by Christina Mitchell. Quintessence, c2008.

"This book sims to update dental undergraduate students and general dental practitioners on the wide range of restorative materials available for use in operative dentistry. In such a rapid-changing field, it concisely outlines the clinical advantages and disadvantages, indications, and contraindications of different materials. Chapters are included on finishing and polishing restorations and the use of dental curing lights."

Early Childhood Oral Health /by Joel H. Berg & Rebecca L. Slayton. Wiley-Blackwell, c2009.

"Early childhood Oral Health is the first resource to coalesce, organize, and explain the information on the dental and oral health of very young children. This comprehensive text covers the topic of oral health in early childhood, from the relevant background information on social and epidemiological trends in this demographic, to the scientific basis of dental and oral diseases encountered in early childhood, strongly emphasizing the dental professional's role in improving oral health and quality of life."

Endodontic Microbiology/ by Ashraf F. Fouad. Wiley-Blackwell, c2009.

"Endodontic Microbiology is a major new work on the microbiology and clinical treatment of endodontic pathosis. Composed of contributions from the leading educators and researchers in the field, this authoritative text offers contemporary evidence and scholarship, bringing the science of endodontic microbiology to clinical practice."

Evidence-based Dentistry: Managing information for better practice/ by Derek Richards et al. Quintessence, c2008.

"In a world where new information which affects the way we care for out patients is constantly being produced, we need to be able to access, assess, apply, and integrate this into our practice. An evidence-based approach is one way of achieving this. This book outlines the key concepts and takes you through the process using relevant clinical examples."

Hypnosis and Communication in Dental Practice/ by David Simons et al. Quintessence, c2007.

"This groundbreaking book brings together for the first time the twin skills of communication and hypnosis. The book speaks directly and in a jargon-free style to all members of the dental team. It demonstrates how by bringing this combination of skills into the armoury of the dental practitioner, compromises in dental care, which are so often driven by the anxieties of patients, might be eliminated."

"The second volume of the ITI Treatment Guide is devoted to the restoration of partically dentate patients. Central to this volume of the ITI Treatment Guide are loading protocols available to the clinican and the patient and how they relate to various treatment indications, inclusing both single and multiple missing teeth in the posterior and anterior regions of the mouth."

ITI Treatment Guide, Vol. 3, Implant Placement in Post-Extraction Sites: Treatment Options/ by S. Chen & D. Buser. Quintessence, c2008.

"This third volume of the ITI Treatment Guide series was created to provide clinicians with practice-oriented information about implants inserted in post-extraction sockets. It aims ar supporting clinicians not only in their evidence-based choice of the appropriate implant placement protocol but also in their detailed treatment planning and execution."

Immediate Function & Esthetics in Implant Dentistry/ by Peter Moy et al. Quintessence, c2008.

"This book will give implantologists and those interested in implantology a realistic view of this contemporary treatment method."

Immediate Loading of Dental Implants: Theory and clinical practice/ by Mithridade Davarpanah and Serge Szmukler-Moncler. Quintessence, c2008.

Making the American Mouth: Dentists and public health in the 20th century/ by Alyssa Picard Rutgers. c2009.

"Making the American Mouth is at once a history of U.S. dentistry and a study of a billion dollar industry. Alyssa Picard chronciles the forces that limited Americans' access to dental care in the eaerly twentieth century and addressses the ways dentists worked to expand that access- and improce the public image of their profession"

Manual of Dental Implants: A reference guide for diagnosis & treatment/ by David P. Sarment & Beth Peshman. Lexi-Comp, c2004.

Osseointegration and Multidisciplinary Treatment/ by Carlos Eduardo Francischone et al. Quintessence, c2008.

Osseointegration, on continuing synergies in surgery, prosthodontics, and biomaterials/ by George A. Zarb, Tomas Albrektsson, et al. Quintessence, 

Periodontics/ by Shantipriya Reedy Anshan. c2009.

"The Atlas of Periodontics is written as a guide for students and practitioners with a special interest in periodontics. It is not intended as a textbook for the established practitioner in the speciality...This book is primarily an introductory text for dental students and suitable for general practitioners and post-graduate students."

Problems in Endodontics: Etiology, diagnosis and treatment/ by Michael Hulsmann and Edgar Schafer. Quintessence, c2009.

"Root canal treatment often presents the clinician with biological, antomical, technical and instrumental challenges and problems that can seem difficult or even impossible to deal with successfully. Identification and successful management of such situations represent the main topics of the textbook...Problems in Endodontics offers a wealth of tips and treatment options for daily endodontic practice that will be helpful for the endodontic specialist as well as for the general dental practitioner."

Radiographic imaging for the dental team, 4th ed./ by Miles, Dale A. et al. Saunders Elsevier, c2009.

Risk factors in implant dentistry: simplified clinical analysis for predictable treatment, 2nd ed. / by Renouard, Franck & Rangert, Bo. Quintessence Books, c2008.

Successful Posterior Composites/ by Christopher D. Lynch. Quintessence, c2008.

"Posterior composites are an established form of operative treatment, offering exciting, predictable, and beneficial treatment outcomes...This textbook reviews current concepts, evidence, and understanding of the placement of posterior composites. Advice is provided on how to successfully place posterior composites, as well as how to avoid common pitfalls."


Clinical Periodontology and implant dentistry, 5th ed. v.1 and v.2/ by Jan Lindhe Vol 1 and vol 2. Blackwell Munksgaard, c2008. (Donation by Dr. Mohammed Al-Bulowey)

Treatment planning in dentistry / [edited by] Stephen J. Stefanac, Samuel Paul Nesbit. Mosby, c2001. (Donation from Jill Oxner)


 Effect of hyberbaric oxygen on non-grafted and grafted calvarial critical-sized defects / by Ahmed Mohammed Saeed Abdullah Jan.  
Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, 2009.

Face motor cortex neuroplasticity associated with alterations in the oral environment of the adult rat / by Limor Avivi-Arber. 
Thesis (Ph.D.)—University of Toronto, 2009.

A novel technique for Class II composite restorations with self-adhesive resin cements / by Mohammed Al-Saleh.  
Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, 2009.

Outcomes of a modified pulpotomy technique / by Zahra A. Kurji.  
Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, 2009.

Role of osteopontin during dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis / by Andre Paes Batista da Silva. Thesis (Ph.D.)—University of Toronto, 2009.


Cone-beam Volumetric Imaging in Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine: Fundamentals, diagmostics and treatment planning/ by Joachim E. Zoller and Jorg Neugebauer. Quintessence, c2008.

Periodontics/ by Shantipriya Reedy Anshan. c2009.