Friday, 5 August 2011

New Books - August 2011


Mosby Elsevier, c2010

"Provides a succinct overview of the most important aspects of pharmacology necessary for a basic understanding of the subject. It reviews the concepts, clinical applications and side effects of pharmacology, placing an emphasis on both the basic science of pharmacology and its clinical relevance, whenever possible." Taken from back cover 

Carranza’s clinical periodontology, 11th ed. / by Michael G. Newman, Henry H. Takei and Perry R. Klokkevold and Fermin A. Carranza
Elsevier, Saunders, c2012

"Most widely used perdiodontics text dentistry. Carranza's Clinical Periodontology provides both print and online access to basic information as well as the latest in advanced procedures and techniques in reconstructive, regenerative, esthetic, and implan therapy." Taken from back cover

Lexi-Comp, c2010

"Designed for all dental professionals seeking clinically-relevant information on medication, OTCs, and herbal products...Medications are alphabectically indexed by brand and generic names and index terms. Within individual drug monographs, dental-specific fields are highlighted in red....Special sections dedicated to medically-compromised patients, specific oral conditions, and sample prescriptions complement the drug content and support improved patient care." Taken from back cover

Head and neck / by Qihui “Jim” Zhai and Ady Kendler

Springer, c2011

"Frozen sections are performed while a patient is undergoing surgery as a basis for making an immediate diagnosis that will impact treatment decisions. Frozen section diagnosis is often a highly demanding situation for the pathologist who must render a diagnosis quickly for the patient and surgeon. The Frozen Section Library series will provide concise, user-friendly, site specific handbooks that are well illustrated and highlight the pitfalls, artifacts and differential diagnosis issues that arise in the hurried frozen section scenario." Taken from back cover

Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning, c2011

"A practical introduction to the methods, techniques, and computation of statistics for students pursuing careers in medicine and other health-related fields. The text motivates students with examples taken from current medical research and literature, showing the real problems researchers and health professionals are tackling today to acheive breakthroughs in health and medicine." Taken from back cover

Fundamentals of periodontal instrumentation and advanced root instrumentation, 6th ed. / by Jill S. Nield-Gehrig

Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008

"From basic skills to advanced periodontal instrumentation techniques, this step-by-step guide lets you progress at your own pace. You learn patient positioning, intraoral finger rests, and basic instrumentation before advancing to such topics as assessment of periodontal patients and instrumentation of root branches of multirooted teeth, root concavities, and furcation areas." Taken from back cover

A guide to bone toothbrushes of the 19th and early 20th centuries / by Barbara E. Mattick

Xlibris, c2010

"Though written primarily for archaeologists, this book will also be of interest to social, public health, and business historians; museums curators; re-enactors; present-day toothbrush manufacturers; or general readers interested in some of the more obscure facets of our pasts." Taken from back cover

Osseointegration and related treatment modalities: Future perspectives, quality of life, and treatment simplification : Proceedings of the first P-I Brånemark Scientific Symposium, Gothenburg 2009 /by Robert Gottlander and Danial van Steenberghe (eds)
Quintessence Publishing, c2009

"The richly illustrated proceedings deal with a vast array of knowledge related to osseointegration, such as mechanobiology, nanostructured surfaces, orofacial reconstructions, and orthopedic applications; they also feature information regarding associated diagnostic and treatment modalities, such as full-ceramic crowns, CAD/CAM techniques, and guided surgery through the use of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT)." Taken from back cover

Pharmacology in dental medicine / by Jeffrey M. Casiglia and Peter L. Jacobsen

BC Decker, c2008

"Intended to provide information pertaining to the use of pharmacologic agents that may be used by the dental practitioner in general or speciality practice. The subjects are grouped by either specific classes of therapeutic agent or by pharmacologic concept." Taken from

Pickard’s manual of operative dentistry, 9th edition / by Avijit Benerjee and Timothy F Watson

Oxford University Press, c2011

"The ninth edition of this classical dental textbook has been extensively reworked, restyled, and updated to keep abreast of current knowledge, principles, and the modern practice of operative dentistry. The causes of dental disease, methods of identifying the disease process in patients, and the development and executiopn of patient-centred management strategies based on disease control and lesion prevention are described in clear and structured manner." Taken from back cover

Preventing medical emergencies: Use of medical history / by Frieda Athernon Pickett and JoAnn R. Gurenlian

Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2010

" written specifically for dental and oral healthcare students and practitioners. It enables you to develop the critical thinking skills needed to conduct a thorough medical history, analyze the results, identify potential health risks, and develop a safe and effective patient treatment plan." Taken from back cover

Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology, 7th ed. / by H. P. Rang, J. M. Dale, J.M. Ritter, R. J. Flower and G. Henderson
Elsevier/Churchill-Livingstone, c2012

"Rang & Dale’s Pharmacology provides you with all the knowledge you need to get through your pharmacology course and beyond. Drs. Humphrey P. Rang, Maureen M. Dale, James M. Ritter, Rod Flower, and Graeme Henderson present a clear and accessible approach to the analysis of therapeutic agents at the cellular and molecular level through detailed diagrams, full-color illustrations, and pedagogical features. Plus, USMLE-style review questions and additional learning tools online at make this the perfect resource to turn to for a full understanding of key concepts in pharmacology." Taken from the publisher's website

Wiley-Blackwell, c2011

"Bringing you fully up-to-date with the latest knowledge and concepts about the workings of the immune system, the hallmark easy-reading style of Roitt's Essential Immunology clearly explains the key principles needed by medical and health sciences students, from basis of immunity to clinical applications." Taken from back cover

Woefel’s dental anatomy, 8th ed. / by Rickne C. Scheid and Gabriela Weiss

Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2012

"With its clear explanations, full-color illustrations and hands-on exercises, the eighth edition of Woefel's Dental Anatomy enables you to logically master the anatomy of the human mouth and teeth. You'll learn the relationship of the teeth to one another as well as the relationship of the teeth to the surrounding bones, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels." Taken from back of book

Fundamentals of periodontal instrumentation and advanced root instrumentation, 6th ed. / by Jill S. Nield-Gehrig
Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008.

Pharmacology in dental medicine / by Jeffrey M. Casiglia and Peter L. Jacobsen
BC Decker, c2008


Development and characterization of a controlled expression system for osteogenic genes / by Hyun Woo Albert Kim

Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, c2011

Impact of orthodontic mini-screw angulation relative to direction of force application on stability, movement, and peri-implant interface / by Michael Patrick O’Toole

Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, c2011

Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, c2011

Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, c2011