Monday, 4 June 2012

New Books - June 2012


Fundamentals of fixed prosthodontics, 4th edition / by Herbert T. Shillingburg et al.

Quintessence Books, 2012

'This book was designed to serve as an introduction to the area of restorative dentistry dealing with fixed partial dentures and cast metal, metal-ceramic, and all-ceramic restorations. It should provide the background knowledge needed by the novice as well as serve as a refresher for the practitioner or graduate student.' Taken from preface, ix

Prosthodontic treatment for edentulous patients: complete dentures and implant-supported prostheses, 13th ed. / by George Zarb et al.
Elsevier, 2012.

'The thirteenth edition of Prosthodontic treatment for edentulous patients seeks to maintain our commitment to guiding dental students, dentists, and prosthodontists to make the best-informed clinical decisions while optimally managing the needs of edentulous patients. As practicing dentists and clinical educators, we continue to seek educational formats that reconcile established clinical protocols with research developments, while never losing sight of the ultimate beneficiaries of our professional skills--our patients' Taken from preface, ix.

Advancing oral health in America: Committee on an oral health initiative board on health care services / by Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
The National Academies Press, c2011
"In Advancing Oral Health in America, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) highlights the vital role that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) can play in improving oral health and oral health care in the United States. The IOM recommends that HHS design an oral health initiative which has clearly articulated goals, is coordinated effectively, adequately funded and has high-level accountability."-- Publisher's description

"Keep Smiling! has the answers to...many more questions about dental health care. The book demystifies the dental health process and provides valuable information on personal dental care that can help you avoid painfil dental disease, stressful visits to the dentist and painful extractions from your wallet."  -- Taken from back cover

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed / by American Psychological Association APA, c2010

"The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences. It provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias in language." -- Taken from back cover

Periodontal disease / by DF Kinane and A. Mombelli (eds).
Karger, c2012

"Comprising reviews from renowed experts in the field, this book presents a comprehensible overview of this exciting and pertinent subject matter. It provides new insights into the structure and composition of subgingival biofilms and the nature of the extracellular matrix. Further, a summary of current understanding of subgingival microbial diversity and an overview of experimental models used to dissect the functional characteristics of subgingival communities are presented." -- Taken from back cover

State of the art orthodontics: self-ligating appliances, miniscrews and second molar extractions / by Hugo Trevisi and Reginaldo Trevisi Zanelato.
Mosby Elsevier, c2011

"The provision of high-quality treatment with good aesthetic outcomes and shorter treatment times are important goals for all practising orthodontists. This textbook addresses these issues and is illustrated to clearly describe the diagnosis and treatment planning of Class II and III malocclusion and the use of second molar extraction." -- Taken from Bowker Data Service Summary

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Manual of forensic odontology, 4th ed. / by Edward E. Herschaft et al. American Society of Forensic Odontology, 2006.

"The ASFO Manual of Forensic Odontology, 4th Edition provides the reader a basic workbook, procedural and reference guide and overview of the discipline of forensic dentistry. The contents of the Manual of Forensic Odontology are founded on a body of evidence based knowledge concerning all aspects of forensic dental science." -- Taken from back cover

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