Friday, 31 August 2012

New Books - September 2012


Quantun Health Press, LLC., c2011.

'[This book] represents a shift away from the traditional 'mouth-only' orientation of dentistry, focuses on oral hygiene, fillings, and extractions. This revolutionary view of dentistyr recognizes that issues in the mouth can trigger seemingly unrelated physical illness.' taken from back cover

Quintessence International, c2011.

'In the established tradition of the Clinical Sucess series, this succinct and easy-to-read book provides practitioners with a solid foundation for daily clinical use of the Invisalign system. The author introduces the reader to essentials on Invisalign treatment, from the basic biomechanics of thermoformed plastic aligners to the ClinCheck 3D simulation treatment planning software, which allows the clinician to program in advance the velocity and direction of tooth movements; amount and frequency of force; anchorage; and available space necessary for the planned movements.' taken from back cover

Core collection of dental books / by Roger Farbey et al.
Tomlinsons Book Services, c2012.

'Tomlinsons would like to welcome you to the first edition of the Core Collection of Dental Books', the latest addition to the core collection family. We hope that this new collection proves as popular as the others and becomes another important tool in library acquisitions.' Taken from Facts and Figures, p.v

Little and Falace's Dental Management of the medically compromised patient, 8th edition / by James W. Little et al.
Elsevier, 2013.

'The purpose of the book remains to give the dental provider an up-to-date, concise, factual reference work describing the dental management of patients with selected medical problems. '

Fundamentals of fixed prosthodontics, 4th ed. / by Herbert T. Shillingburg et al.
Quintessence Books, c2013
(Third copy)

Elsevier, c2013
(Second copy)

Elsevier, c2013
(Second copy)

Oral health care for socially disadvantaged communities / by Febrovia Kokulengya Kahabuka et al.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2012.

"The aim of this book is to provide readers in a single cover, the current information on common oral diseases and conditions and their management in socially disadvantaged communities. The book summarizes the available evidence signifying that social disadvantage is a strong risk factor in oral health, and therefore the need of addressing the social inequalities in the efforts to improve oral health among populations."

Ten Cate's oral histology, 8th edition / by Antonio Nanci
Elsevier, c2013
(Second copy)

"Understand oral histology and learn to apply your knowledge in the clinical setting with this definitive reference. Now in full colour and thoroughly updated, Ten Cate's 8th Edition provides insight on contemporary research and trends in oral histology, embryology, physiology, oral biology, postnatal growth and development that is essential to your success in oral health. The new full colour format showcases vivid photomicrographs and line drawings to enhance your understanding of key oral histology learning."

- taken from A look inside: summaries

Canadian Medical Directory 2012 edition, 58th edition / by BIG Directories Limited in association with the Canadian Medical Association.
Scott's Directories, c2012.

Techniques in complete denture technology / by Tony Johnson and Duncan J. Wood.
Wiley-Blackwell, c2012.

"This practical manual focuses on the discipline of complete denture technology. It sets out the ideal properties of complete dentures, and provides the reader with techniques for acheiving these when carrying out any stage in the production process. Procedures are clearly set out in step-by-step format and fully illustrated with clinical photographs."

How to overcome fear of the dentist : a patients guide to understanding dentistry / by Bertrand Bonnick.
Bloomington, IN : AuthorHouse, c2010

This book is an account written by a dentist who lived through and overcame his fear of dentists by becoming a dentist. After many years of helping others overcome their fears, this book is his way of sharing with others how they can overcome their fear by giving them the solutions to their dental problems. As a dentist who knows what dental fear is first-hand Dr. Bonnick "speaks the language of the fearful patient."
 - taken from

Fundamentals of periodontal instrumentation and advanced root instrumentation / by Jill S. Nield-Gehrig.
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2013. 7th ed.

"The Seventh Edition of this highly acclaimed text enables learners to quickly master periodontal instrumentation and put knowlege into practice. New Content in the Seventh Edition includes a "calculus removal and patient cases" module featuring 6 new ficticious patient cases for skill application and a new module on pain management for periodontal instrumentation. The finger rest modules feature new photographs showing right- and left-handed clinicians."
- taken from back cover

Surgical manual of implant dentistry : step-by-step procedures / by Daniel Buser, Jun Young Cho, Alvin B.K. Yeo.
Chicago : Quintessence, c2007.

"This book is thr cilmination of many years' effort to standardize surgical technique in implant dentistry. It is designed for postdoctoral students and practitioners who wish to perform surgical implant procedures in daily pratice with a high predictability for success and a low risk for complications. Basic surgical principles and procedures for placing implants both in standard sites and in sites with local defects are presented using detailed explanations and hand-drawn illustrations."

- taken from preface

Bloomington, Ind. : Trafford Pub., c2011.

"The most frequently asked questions answered in detail to help the patient understand and receive ideal dental care. This is the ultimate guide to personal dental health."

- taken from front cover

Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

'Wiley-Blackwell's "Clinical Cases" series is designed to recognize the centrality of clinical cases to the profession by providing actual cases with an academic backbone. Clinical Cases in Periodontics describes the core principles of periodontics and demonstrates their practical, every-day application thorugh a range of representative cases building from the simple to the compelx and from the common to the rare. Highly illustrated in full colour, Clinical Cases in Periodontics utilizes a format that fosters independent learning and prepares the reader for case-based examinations."
- taken from back cover

The mini-implant technique / by Bruno Lemay.
Toronto : Palmeri Pub., c2011.

"Dr. Bruno Lemay has been practicing the Mini-implant Technique since 2000 and has helped thousands of patients regain chewing ability with a less invasive, more affordable and almost painless technique. He has developed his own technique, which gave him a very high long-term success and has extended the technique to more than just denture stabilization."
- taken from back cover

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

New Books - August 2012


Contemporary orthodontics, 5th ed. / by Proffit et al.
Elsevier, c2013.

'Contemporary Orthodontics, 5th Edition is a practice resource with a long tradition of excellence. This book includes detailed information on diagnosis, treatment planning concepts, related problems or controversies, and current treatment procedures, including comprehensive looks at 3-D imaging, temporary anchorage devices (TADs), and accelerated tooth movement.' Taken from back cover

Robbins basic pathology, 9th ed. / by Kumar et al.
Elsevier, c2013.

'Get the pathology knowledge you need, the way you need it, from the name you can trust! An unbeatable author team helps you efficiently master the core concepts you need to know for your courses and the USMLE exams' Taken from back cover

Ten Cate's oral histology, 8th ed. / by Antonio Nanci.
Elsevier, c2013.

'Understand oral histology and learn to apply your knowledge in the clinical setting with this trusted reference. Now in full color and thoroughly updated, Ten Cate's Oral Histology 8th Edition provides insight on contemporary research and trends in oral histology, embryology, physiology, oral biology, postnatal growth and development - information that's essential to your success in oral health!' Taken from back cover

Nutrition : concepts and controversies, 2nd Canadian ed. / by Sizer et al.
Nelson Education, c2012.

'You've heard the phrase, "you are what you eat?" The second Canadian Edition of Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies gives you a better understanding of the phrase and brings home the simple but obvious truth: you really are what you eat!
This title has been a cornerstone in nutrition classes across North America, serving the needs of students and professors in building a healthier future. In keeping with our tradition, we explore the ever-changing frontier of nutrition sciences in Canada, while maintaining our sense of personal connection with students and instructors alike. We address the learner in clear, engaging writing, but with a fresh crispness that we hope you will enjoy.' Taken from back cover
Human Physiology: an integrated approach, 6th ed / Dee Unglaub Silverthorn
Pearson, c2013

Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach broke ground with its thorough coverage of molecular physiology seamlessly integrated into a traditional homeostasis-based systems approach. The newly revised Sixth Edition introduces a major reorganization of the early chapters to provide the best foundation for the course, along with new art features that streamline review. Essential topics are now presented so that students can access them more easily on an as-needed basis. Accompanying the Sixth Edition, Mastering A&P offers activities and assessments for every chapter of the text, including new case studies, art activities and A&P Flix tutorials. Taken from back cover

Handbook of local anesthesia, 6th ed. / by Stanley F. Malamed
Elsevier, 2013.

"This sixth edition of Local Anesthesia includes new and/or expanded discussions of the periodontal ligament (PDL) injection--including the use of computer-controlled local anesthetic delivery (C-CLA) systems for PDL (and other injections); the administration of the local anesthetic articaine HCl by mandibular infiltration in the adult mandible; buffering of local anesthetic solutions (the local anesthetic "ON" switch) to increase patient comfort during injection, decrease onset time of anesthesia, and, perhaps, increase the depth of anesthesia; phentolamine mesylate (the local anesthetic "OFF" switch) giving the doctor the opportunity to significantly minimize the duration of a patient residual soft tissue anesthesia, thereby minimizing the risk of self-inflicted soft tissue injury" Taken from preface


Stedman’s medical dictionary for the health professions and nursing, illustrated seventh edition / by Wolters Kluwer
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Wolters Kluwer
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2012

With Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing, Seventh Edition, you not only read a definition, you can hear it, see it, and watch it in motion. Everything you need to understand and use medical terms correctly is here. Taken from back cover


Is severe early childhood caries associated with dental caries in adulthood? A pilot project / by Alexandra Nicolae

Thesis (M.Sc)—University of Toronto, 2012.