Friday, 1 October 2010

New Books - October 2010


Quintessence Publishing, c2010.

"This authoritative atlas presents a detailed step-by-step approach to mastering the applied surgical techniques required for harvesting bone from intraoral and extraoral sites for use in both major and minor reconstructive procedures. Drawing on their many years of clinical experience, the authors guide readers to a thorough understanding of each donor site by addressing the following topics in systematic fashion: indications and contraindications; anatomy; patient positioning; surgical approach; dressings and drains; postoperative care and instructions; complications and their management; and modifications for children." From Publisher website

New York : Kaplan Publishing, c2010. 7th ed.

"Competition to enroll in dental school is at its all-time peak. As the #1 best-selling guide for dental school admissions, Kaplan DAT offers the targeted training students need to achieve a high score. The DAT, required for acceptance to all U.S. dental schools, is designed to measure general academic ability, comprehension of scientific information, and perceptual ability." From

Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

"Dental implants have become one of the most popular and rapidly growing techniques for replacing missing teeth. While their predictability, functionality, and durability make them an attractive option for patients and clinicians alike, complications can arise at any stage from patient assessment to maintenance therapy." From the back cover.

New York : Oxford University Press, c2010.

"Oral complications of cancer and its management...covers topics such as oral anatomy and physiology, oral assessment and oral hygiene, as well as more common oral complications of cancer and its treatment. Surgical, radiotherapy and chemotherapy side effects are detailed in all of the chapters whilst specific problems are discussed in detail in separate chapters. Other chapters focus on oral infections, and major oral symptoms experienced by patients with cancer. In addition there are chapters addressing the needs of specific groups of patient (e.g. paediatric patients, patients with advanced cancer), and the health economic impact of oral complications." From

Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2011.

"The overall goal for this book is to provide understanding that will prepare readers to be: skilled in epidemiologic, clinical-translational research approaches to oral health write complete research grants design proper studies translate their findings to practice conduct logical critique of scientific literature effectively communicate their ideas recognize the value of collaborative research interactions lead and inspire others to accomplish mutual research objectives translate their findings to practice make ethically correct decisions be sensitive and harmonious in relationships with their peers." From

Oral medicine and pathology at a glance / by Crispian Scully ... [et al.].
Wiley-Blackwell, c2010.

"Oral medicine and pathology at a glance is the latest title in the highly popular at a Glance series. It provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams, clinical photographs, and useful quick-reference tables, encapsulating essential information."From the Back Cover.

Oxford textbook of anaesthesia for oral and maxillofacial surgery / edited by Ian Shaw, Chandra Kumar, and Chris Dodds.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.

 "Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Anaesthesia series, Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is an authoritative, evidence based textbook on oral, dental, and maxillofacial surgery. Oral, dental, and maxillofacial surgery represents one of the most common indications for anaesthesia worldwide. The anaesthetist can be called upon to provide anaesthesia for patients presenting with impacted or carious teeth, infections of the mucosa and adjacent structures, facial injuries, head and neck cancers, salivary gland disease, facial disproportion, temporomandibular joint disorders, cysts, and tumours of the jaws." From

The effect of rapid palatal expander appliances on speech / by Kyle Stevens.
M.Sc.—University of Toronto, c2010.

The in vivo effects of Rac1 and Rac2 on bone quality and aging / by Herman Hung Man Thang.
M.Sc.—University of Toronto, c2010.

Intracortical microstimulation analysis of rat motor cortex following maxillary molar extraction / by Deepak Nallaswamy Veeraiyan.
M.Sc.—University of Toronto, c2010.

Investigating the process of cement line maturation on substrate surfaces with submicron undercuts / by James Chih Hsien Ko.
M.Sc.—University of Toronto, c2010.