Friday, 4 September 2009

New Books September 2009


A-Z of Dental Nursing / Paintin, Wendy. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

"[The] indispensable revision aid and reference for all dental nurses and other professionals complimentary to dentistry."

The Art of Computer-guided Implantology / Tardieu, Philippe B. & Rosenfield, Alan L. (eds.) Quintessence, c2009.

"This book is the first to introduce a radiographic paradigm shift in implant therapy the provides an accurate method for transferring the patient's prosthetic needs into a resin-based surgical template designed to guide implant placement."

Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry / Pankhurst, Caroline L., & Wilson A. Coulter. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

"[A] practical guide for all members of the dental team. It offers clear explanations of the key issues and concepts, an orientation of the evidence base and legal framework as well as providing a step-by-step guide to the safe running of a dental practice."

Clinical Dental Medicine 2020 / Wilson, Nairn H.F. (ed.). Quintessence Pub., c2009.

"... provides authoritative commentaries on the origins, present capabilities and anticipated challenges and opportunities in the main elements of the clinical practice of dentistry. For all those with interests and responsibilities in dentistry and oral health sciences, this book provides an insightful roadmap through 2020 and possibly beyond."

Clinical Sedation in Dentistry / Girdler, N. M., C. M. Hill & K. E. Wilson. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

"[A] comprehensive textbook on the principles and practice of clinical sedation in dentistry, written by experienced educators and internationally renowned researchers in the field."

Comprehensive Dentistry / Tsutsui, Masahide and Tsutsui, Teruko. Quintessence, c2008.

"This book introduces the most important concept in our clinical practice, 'control of inflammation and forces.' Control of inflammation is relatively simple; inflammation can be diagnosed, and its cause and consequences are related to each other. On the other hand, 'forces' are not easy to determine or to define, because forces are invisible...The decisive role of the clinician comes into play in the thorough examination and analysis of a patient's intraoral cavity, stomatognathic system, and body as a whole."

Cottone's Practical Infection Control in Dentistry, 3rd edition / Molinari, John A. & Jennifer A. Harte. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010.

"...enables you to implement simple, effective protocols and procedures that protect you and all your patients, helping you make infection control a routine component of dental practice. The text not only guides you through the protocols and procedures step by step, it also provides you with underlying evidence and rationale to support each recomendation."

Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, 3rd edition / Darby, Michele Leonardi & Margaret M. Walsh. Saunders Elsevier, c2010.

"This comprehensive textbook will help improve both your clinical skills and your application of the evidence base for the dental hygiene care process. Step-by-step descriptions accompanied by high-quality illustrations walk you through all aspects of client care..."

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care, 3rd edition / Stegeman, Cynthia A. & Judi Ratliff Davis. Saunders Elsevier, c2010.

"Learn how to apply sound nutrition principles when assessing, diagnosing, and evaluating your patients. Throughly updated and featuring a new full-colour design, the third edition covers the basics of nutrition, as well as current topics relevant to all life stages and states of health."

Essentials in Piezosurgery: Clinical Advantages in Dentistry / Vercellotti, Tomaso. Quintessenza Edizioni, c2009.

"Ten years after developing this technique, in this book the author presents the clinical advantages of using piezosurgery over traditional instruments for tooth extraction, ridge expansion, sinus lifting, bone grafting, and clinical crown lengthening."

"...provides a uniquely clear, precise to decision making in a variety of clinical situations, from the treatment planning phase to execution of procedures. Anchored in the realities of clinical practice, it offers concrete and useful decision criteria for multiple treatment options and equips readers with key problem-solving strategies and critical apparati."

Ingle's Endodontics 6 / Ingle, John I., et al. BC Decker: c2008.

"The 6th edition of Endodontics is replete with new innovations and knowledge. Now, more than ever, it remains the "Bible of Endodontics," a name long applied to the previous editions. With a roundup of the world's leading experts in all phases of the speciality, Ingle's Endodontics 6 is the ultimate endodontic textbook - an essential addition to every endodontist's library and the standard against which all other endodontic texts are measured."

Oral Microbiology, 5th edition / Marsh, Philip D. (ed.) et al. Elsevier / Churchill Livingstone, c2009.

"The aim ... is to describe the complex relationship between the resident oral mircoflora and the host in health in disease. This latest edition, which has been completely rewritten and enlarged, retains and extends its philosophy of explaining this relationship in ecological terms. This approach is of benefit to the reader by providing a clear set of principles to explain the underlying issues that determine whether the mircoflora will have a beneficial or an adverse relationship with the host at a particular site."

Pediatric Dentistry: A Clinical Approach, 2nd edition / Koch, Goran & Sven Poulsen. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

"...offers a fully revised and updated review of pediatric dentistry. This important text covers the full spectrum of the subject, basing itself in the clinical practice of the dental treatment of children and adolescents and providing a special emphasis on evidence-based oral health care for young people."

Periodontal Medicine and Systems Biology / Henderson, Brian et. al. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

"This book provides a systems-based approach to periodontology and offers a scientific roadmap of the interactions which can lead to periodontal disease."

Practical Lessons in Endodontic Treatment / Arens, Donald, E., et al. Quintessence, c2009.

"Contemporary endodontic therapy is based on a sound scientific foundation, but its clinical success is laregly dependent on how well clinicians access, clean, shape, disinfect, and seal root canals. This text is first and foremost a practical manual, not a reference book. While we refer to the literature as necessary to corroborate and/or reinforce concepts with scientific evidence, we focus on the essential, practical strategies for providing reliable nonsurgical endodontic care to patients."

Prosthetic Rehabilitation / Preti, Giulio. Quintessence, c2008.

"This seminal book articulates the new paradigm in the discipline and practice of prosthodontics, documenting a radical shift in clinical focus away from dental techniques and materials and toward a more biologic and patient-centered approach. Based on their 25 years of collective knowledge and experience, the authors guide readers through each step of this comprehnesive approach to patient care. This book centers on the process of disgnosis, which demands equal consideration of patients' systemic, psychologic, and funcational needs as well as basic knowledge of the other disciplines of dentistry."

Robbins' Basic Pathology, 8th edition / by Vinay Kumar Saunders/Elsevier, 2007.

Self-Ligation in Orthodontics: an Evidence Based Approach to Biomechanics and Treatment / Eliades, Theodore & Nikolaos Pandis (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

"[A] major new text that reviews, analyzes adn clarifies the currently available peer-reviewed evidence on a number of applications of this technology, espousing diverse perspectives to make this a unique scientific resource on self-ligation."

Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing, illustrated 6th edition. Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008.

"The Sixth Edition of this acclaimed medical dictionary defines more than 54,000 terms, including 3,000 new terms, bringing the dictionary up to date with the latest terminology."

Tempromandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain: Separating Controversy from Consensus / McNamara Jr., James A. & Sunil D. Kapila (eds.). University of Michigan, 2009.

"...nine well-known experts from various disciplines to address what is known and what is not concerning contemporary management of tempromandibular and other orofacial pain conditions."

Tooth Whitening in Esthetic Dentistry / Kwon, So-Ran & Seok-Hoon Ko (eds.). Quintessence, 2009.

"This compact guide systematically describes the gamut of professional teeth whitening proceedures available, ranging from home whitening, 'walking bleach' and powder whitening to non-vital tooth bleaching, microabrasion and gingival bleaching, and touches upon the range of over-the-c0unter bleaching products sold on the market. The section on clinical diagnosis and treatment planning provides useful tools for routine clinical practice..."

Treatment of Edentulous Patients / McCord, J. Fraser, Philip Smith, & Nicholas Grey. Churchstone Livingstone, c2004.

"Assuming a familiarity with the basics of complete denture prosthodonitics, this book guides the reader through the management of difficult edentulous cases, and evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of possible treatment strategies."

Wheeler's Dental Anatomy, Physiology, and Occlusion, 9th edition. / Nelson, Stanley J. & Major M. Ash, Jr. Saunders Elsevier, c2010.

"This classic text provides a thorough and visually oriented presentation of dental anatomy, physiology, and occlusion... All of the new edition's illustrations are in full colour, including 30 new drawings detailing the mesial, incisal, distal, lingual, and facial/labial views of each tooth. This edition also features an expanded, interactive DVD..."


Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing, illustrated 6th edition / Wolters Kluwer Health / Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008.


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