Friday, 3 September 2010

New Books September 2010

All descriptions taken from book content.

The anatomical basis of dentistry, 3rd edition / by Bernard Liebgott.
Mosby-Elsevier, c2011.

"Including highlighted content on the head and neck regions, as well as comprehensive chapters on the abdomen, thorax, and limbs, [this book] provides a complete picture of the body while emphasizing the regions most important to dentistry. A focus on applied anatomy helps you link basic science to everyday clinical practice."

Distraction osteogenesis for maxillofacial surgeons / by Joseph E. Van Sickels and Bethany L. Serafin.
Atlas of the oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America, volume 16(2).
Elsevier-Saunders, 2008
"Distraction ostoegenesis is a relatively new tool that is useful to treat patients with bone and soft tissue deficiencies that may not be amenable to traditional operations...In this issue we have asked a group of innovative practitioners to share their experiences with this modality of treatment for a variety of problems encountered in the maxillofacial skeleton."

Best practice: 77 problem cases, solutions, prescriptions and laboratory tests in dental practice / by Sukran Atamer-Simsek and Yegane Guven.
Quintessence Books, c2009.

"In modern, multidisciplinary dental curricula, it is important that subjects not be taught as separate blocks but that they move towards integration. In this book, a problem-oriented approach has been used to integrate biochemistry and pharmacology for use in dental practice."

Biological mechanisms of tooth movement / by Vinod Krishnan and Ze’ev Davidovitch

" the comprehensive reference for trainees and specialists to the scientific background of orthodontics and more specifically, the biological responses to the application of mechanical loads. Written by an international team of expert contributors and highly illustrated throughout, this book covers key topics including bone biology, the effects of mechanical loading on tissues and cells, genetics, inflammation, tissue remodeling and the effects of diet, drugs and systemic diseases."

Bone reformation: contemporary bone augmentation procedures in oral and maxillofacial implant surgery / by Stefan Lundgren and Lars Sennerby
Quintessence Books, c2008.

"The book is the result of several years of collaboration, including clinical and experimental research focusing on the development of bone augmentation techniques and implant integration. [It] includes didactic step-by-step presentations of different techniques for augmentation in all kinds of challenging bone deficiency situations, to be used prior to, or in conjunction with, endosseous implant placement."

Concepts in dental public health, 2nd edition / by Jill Mason.
Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, c2010.

Written specifically for dental hygienists, [this book] covers concepts, issues, techniques, and methods important to dental public health. With contributions form noted academics and professionals in the field, this resource comprehensively addressed the assessment of factors that affect oral health of populations and the development of policy in response to a population's needs."

Craniofacial embryogenetics and development, 2nd edition / by Geoffrey H. Sperber, Steven M. Sperber and Geoffrey Guttmann
People’s Medical Publishing House, c2010.

"This new edition adds a clinical geneticist and an anatomist to the list of authors. The book introduces the most recent genetic information on craniofacial development with updated references and a new chapter on Craniofacial Disorders with known single gene mutations. New colored illustrations have been added, and all chapters have been revised and updated."

Dental management of sleep disorders / by Ronald Attanasio and Dennis R. Bailey
Wiley-Blackwell, c2010.

" the first text of its kind to focus on the dentist's role in treating patients with sleep-related breathing disorders, such as obstructive sleep apnea, sleep bruxism, and snoring. A practica clinical book, [it] highlights the background to these problems, discusses the dentist's role in their diagnosis and treatment, and outlines clinical strategies and guidance"

Davidson’s principles and practice of medicine, 21st edition / by Nicki Colledge, Brian Walker and Stuart Ralston.  
Wiley-Blackwell, c2009.

"More than 2 million medical students, doctors and other health professionals from around the globe have owned a copy of Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine since it was first published. Today's readers rely on Davidson's to provide up-to-date detail of contemporary medical practice, presented in a style that is consice, beautifully illustrated and easy to read."

Fundamentals of molecular biology / by Jayanta K. Pal and Saroj S. Ghaskadbi.
Oxford University Press, c2009.
"The book focuses on explaning the basic concepts and techniques in molecular biology and their application thereof. Starting with the definition and role of molecular biology in the study of biotechnology, the book provides complete coverage of topics such as micro- and macro-molecules, DNA enzymes, and the concept of genomes."
Gray’s anatomy for students, 2nd edition / by Richard Drake, Wayne Vogl and Adam Mitchell.

Churchill-Livingstone-Elsevier, c2010.

"Only in its second edition, this highly popular, clinically focused textbook has made a huge impact with students worldwide. A team of authors with a wealth of diverse teachin and clinical experience has updated and revised this new edition to efficiently cover what you're learning in contemporary anatomy classes. Unique coverage of surface anatomy, correlative diagnostic images, and clinical case studies demonstrate practical applications of anatomical concepts."

Milk fluoridation for the prevention of dental caries 2009 / by J. Banoczy, P.E. Petersen and A.J. Rugg-Gunn
World Health Organization, c2009.

"Around the globe, dental caries is a public health problem and the disease burden is particularly high among under-privileged groups. In several low-income contries, the WHO anticipates that the incidence of dental caries will increase as a result of growing consumption of sugars and inadequate exposure to fluorides...substantial research has provided evidence of the effectiveness of milk fluoridation in the prevention of dental caries..."

McCraken's partial removable prosthodontics / by Alan B. Carr and David T. Brown.
Elsevier-Mosby, c2011.

"A complete guide to the treatment planning and design of removable partial dentures. Get all the information you need to successfully manage the replacement of missing teeth. This leading resource covers the basic principles of treatment planning and design, and discusses the newest techniques, procedures, and equipment."

Nutrition: concepts and controversies, 1st Canadian edition / by Frances Sizer, Ellie Whitney and Leonard Piche
Nelson Education, c2009.

"This text gives you better understanding of the phrase "you are what you eat". Previous editions...have been a cornerstone in nutrition classes across North America, serving the needs of both students and instructors to help build a healthier future."

Oral soft tissue diseases: a reference manual for diagnosis and management / by J. Robert Newland et al.

"This visually-cued manual is designed to support the diagnosis and management of oral soft tissue diseases. The lesions presented are organized by diagnostic category and arranged in convenient tabbed sections, providing a user-friendly format for busy dental practitioners. Lesions are illustrated with one or more color photographs that illustrate typical clinical features. Recommendations for patient management, sample prescriptions, and monographs for drugs commonly used in treatment are included." 

Pathways of the pulp, 10th edition / by Kenneth Hargreaves and Stephen Cohen.
Mosby, Elsevier, c2011.

"Completely updated to keep you absolutely current, this comprehensive reference remains the definative text for the classroom and clinical practice. The tenth edition offers a superb full-color design and integrates the latest evidence-based research for clinical treatments."

Pharmacology and therapeutics for dentistry, 6th edition / by John A. Yagiela et al.
Mosby-Elsevier, c2011

"Use your knowledge of pharmacology to enhance chairside care! This indispensable resource, written by the leading authorities in the field, describes how to evaluate a patient's health and optomize dental treatment by factoring in the patient's medication. It explores the basic fundamentals of pharmacology and clearly explains the actions of specific drug groups on systems in the human body."

Problem solving in Endodontics: prevention, identification, and management, 5th edition / by James A. Gutman and Paul E. Lovdahl
Elsevier-Mosby, c2011.

"Throughly revised to bring you up to date with state-of-the-art techniques, Problem Solving in Endodontics, 5th edition offers a new, evidence-based approach to the most common procedures performed at chairside. Ideal for both endodontists and general dentists, this authoritative refernce combines the precision of quality endodontic care with achievable and pain-free outcomes for the patient."

Sleep medicine for dentists: a practical overview / by Gilles J. Lavigne et al.
Quintessence Books, c2009.

This books provides a compact introduction to sleep disorders. Appropriately, many chapters focus on sleep-disordered breathing because the dentist has a potentially major role in both its recognitions and treatment.

Smile / by Raina Telgemeier.

Scholastic, c2010

"Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth. What follows is a long and frustrating journey with on-again, off-again braces, surgery, emberrassing headgear, and even a retainer with fake teeth attached (!). And on top of all that, there's still more to deal with: a major earthquake, boy confusion, and friends who turn out to be not so friendly. Raina's story takes us from middle school to high school, where she discovers her artistics voice, finds out what true friendship really means and where she can"


(M.Sc. Thesis)--University of Toronto, 2010.

(M.Sc.Thesis)—University of Toronto, 2010

(M.Sc. Thesis)—University of Toronto, 2010

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