Thursday, 31 March 2011

New Books - April 2011


Craniofacial Pain: A Handbook for Assessment, Diagnosis and Management / by H. Clifton Simmons III (ed.)
Chroma, 2009

"Any dental student or dentist, interested in treating craniofacial pain patients, should study [this text] to get updated on the many conditions that are related to craniofacial pain... The book includes hundreds of both historical and up-to-date references on every subject in the handbook and a 64 page glossary that is worth the reading just to become updated on terminology." taken from back cover

Essentials of Orthognathic Surgery, 2nd edition / by Johan P. Reyneke
Quintessence, 2010

"The positive reception of the first edition of Essentials of Orthognathic Suregery  was gratifying and can probably be ascribed to its concise and to-the-point approach. This second edition pursues the same objectives of the first: to meet the needs of oral and maxillofacial surgery interested in orthognathic surgery. However, even experienced surgeons will find value in the text to improve the management and treatment outcomes of their patients" taken from the preface

Flapless Implantology / by Byung-Ho Choi, Seung-Mi Jeong, et al.
Quintessence, 2010

"Flapness implant surgery is throught by many to be a procedure with many limitations. This book shows how to overcome the limitations and how to take advantage of its extraordinary benefits. Flapless implant surgery has numerous advantages, including the preservation of circulation, soft tissue architecture, and hard tissue volume at the site, decreased surgical time, improved patient comfort, and accelerated recuperation. This book shows definitive outcomes and scientific proof of the efficacy of flapless implant surgery as well as the best techniques necessary to obtain the greatest benefits." taken from preface

Oral Healthcare and The Frail Elder: A Clinical Perspective / by Michael I. MacEntee (ed.)
Wiley-Blackwell, 2011

"[This text] provides dentists, dental hygienists, and other healthcare professionals with comprehensive, practical instruction on managing the multifaceted oral healthcare needs of frail elders. By discussing background information and relevant literature, the book provides a holistic approach to clinical issues, such as oral pain, dry mouth, and peridontal disease." taken from back cover

Periodontal Regenerative Therapy / by Anton Sculean (ed.)
Quintessence, 2010

"Faced with the huge variety of materials and procedures that exist, which claim to promote periodontal regeneration, the clinician often has difficulty in deciding on the most appropriate material and/or technique for a given indication. Thus, despite the potential of regenerative approaches, the dentist is not relieved of his responsibility to put all the pieces of the puzzle together in order to find the most suitable regenerative approach in a particular case. .. [This text] will help the periodontist and general practitioner with an interest periodontology learn more about the rationale, possibilities, and limitations of regenerative procedures of periodontal therapy, and will assist them in making evidence-based decisions, thus improving treatment outcomes and predictability." taken from back cover

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

New Books - March 2011


Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 12th ed./ by Laurence Brunton, Bruce Chabner, et al.
McGraw Hill, 2011.
"The most universally respected and read medical text in all of pharmacology, [this text] represents the pinnacle of authority and accuracy in describing the actions and uses of therapeutic agents in relation to physiology and pathophysiology. Goodman & Gilman's careful balance of basic science and clinical application has guided thousands of practitioners and students to clear understanding of the drugs essential to preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease." Taken from back cover eBooks

Clinical Cases in Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry / Gregory J. Tarantola
All the cases are presented in a systematic format illustrating examination, diagnosis, diagnostic wax-up, treatment plan, treatment sequence, provisionalization, and the finished case. Taken from preface, pg. iv

Managing Health and Safety in the Dental Practice: A Practical Guide / by Jane Bonehill
Each chapter is structured to ensure that the subject contains sufficient details without overburdening you with technical information, is specific to the dental practice needs and is realistic, practical and achievable. Legal duties are stated in each chapter, together with an explanation of how these are applied. It should be recognised that legislation and codes of practice change from time to time; therefore, it is the responsibility of the practice to keep themselves abreast of these changes. It is also the author’s intention to encourage a team approach by actively involving all members of the team in making health and safety work for you. Taken from preface, pg. vii.

Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, 4th ed./ by Crispian Scully, Stephen Flint, Stephen R. Porter, Kursheed Moos, Jose Bagan

This atlas of oral and maxillofacial pathology differs from others atlases by the inclusion of clinical details on diseases of the oral mucosa, gingivae, teeth, salivary glands, jaw bones and joints, and of a wide range of the more obvious extraoral manifestations. It is intended primarily as a pictoral diagnostic aid, both for dental healthcare professionals, surgeons and physicians, with text that provides a concise synopsis of stomatology. Taken from preface, pg. ix.

Informatics in Oral Medicine: Advanced Techniques in Clinical and Diagnostic Technologies / by Andriani Daskalaki


Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 12th ed./ by Laurence Brunton, Bruce Chabner, et al. McGraw Hill, 2011.