Tuesday, 30 October 2012

New Books - November 2012

Books

Dental Practice Solutions Manual / by Springboard Institute.

Springboard, c2011.

"The modern dental practice is faced with countless decisions on a daily basis that affect the health and well being of members of the community...and we can do more with the resources we already have! Springboard's mission is simple: to improve the delivery of dental care in America. You've got the skills and equipment to provide high quality care, we've got the tools and expertise to help you deliver that care to your community." Taken from back cover
   
Advancing Oral Health in America / by Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on an Oral Health Initiative

National Academies Press, c2011.

"Though it is highly preventable, tooth decay is a common chronic disease both in the United States and worldwide. Evidence shows that decay and other oral diseases may be associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. However, individuals and many health care professionals remain unaware of the risk factors and preventive approaches for many oral diseases. They do not fully appreciate how oral health affects overall health and well-being. 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. In addition, the IOM stresses three key areas needed for successfully maintaining oral health as a priority issue: strong leadership, sustained interest, and the involvement of multiple stakeholders from both the public and private sectors. Advancing Oral Health in America provides practical recommendations that the Department of Health and Human Services can use to improve oral health care in America. The report will serve as a vital resource for federal health agencies, health care professionals, policy makers, researchers, and public and private health organizations." Taken from UTL Publisher's Description


Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry /by Hardy Limeback

Wiley-Blackwell, c2012.

"Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry provides one user-friendly resource that brings together information on the scientific basis and clinical practice of all aspects of preventive dentistry. This thorough and all-encompassing resource offers techniques and strategies for maintaining excellent oral health in patients through a regimen of preventive measures. Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry is grounded in a patient-centered, pre-emptive, and minimally invasive philosophy. The book begins by covering individual diseases, such as caries, periodontitis, and oral cancer, as well as therapies (sealants, fluoride) and other relevant conditions (toothwear, hypersensitivity). Additionally, concepts such as the role of diet and nutrition in oral health are discussed." Taken from back cover

Wiley-Blackwell, c2012.
"As dental implants are used more frequently, clinicians are faced with the challenge of augmenting deficient natural physiology to provide effective sites for implantation. Implant Site Development helps the clinician decide if, when, and how to create a ridge site amenable to implantation. Highly practical, the book offers solutions to many implant site preservation scenarios, discussing different treatment options, a variety of materials and techniques, and their application to the clinical practice. With a unique integrated clinical approach, Implant Site Development covers a range of site development techniques." Taken from UTL Main Description


Pearson, c2013.
"Oral Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, Second Edition,offers a comprehensive review of the principles of pharmacology and their application to dental hygiene practice. This practical textbook covers many oral manifestations of drugs of which the dental hygiene student should be aware. Quick drug guides, fun facts, and unique rapid dental hints in each chapter help students understand different pharmacologic principles while reinforcing key information. Case studies extensively review the medical conditions, potential drug interactions, and dental management of drug interactions." Taken from UTL Main Description

Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2012.

"Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Dental Assisting is an exciting first-edition textbook that brings the voice of the dental assistant and dental team to the resources used in the classroom. The text's reader-friendly and engaging style, dynamic colorful design, and comprehensive electronic media clarify important dental assisting concepts while maintaining students' interest and improving their retention of essential information. Unique features emphasize critical thinking and help students apply what they learn in the classroom to real-world challenges in their careers. Hundreds of photographs and drawings clearly illustrate the anatomy, concepts and procedures of dental assisting." Taken from back cover.


BVR’s Guide to Valuing Dental Practices / edited by Stanley L. Pollock.
Business Valuation Resources, c2011.


"This reference includes overviews of the dental practice valuation process by two leading practitioners, an essay on the qualitative factors that go into valuation- complete with checklist- a chapter focusing on the special requirements of orthodontic valuations, a chapter on goodwill from a leading healthcare valuation practitioner, and a summary of recent legal cases involving dental practice valuations, as well as two full dental practice valuation reports." Taken from Introduction.



Three-dimensional cephalometry: a color atlas and manual / by G. R. J. Swennen et al.
Springer, c2006.

"This richly illustrated colour atlas and manual provides orthodontics, maxillofacial, craniofacial and plastic surgeons, genetic dysmorphologists and medical anthropologists with exhaustive information on all aspects of three-dimensional cephalometric analysis of hard and soft tissues." Taken from back cover



Dental Admission Test: comprehensive review, practice, and strategies, 8th ed./ by Kaplan.
Kaplan, c2012.
"Kaplan Test Prep has a proven track record of helping students get the score they need to get into dental school. Kaplan's comprehensive guide to the DAT includes: 2 full-length practice tests: 1 in the book and 1 online, detailed answer explanations to target areas of focus, comprehensive content review and proven test-taking strategies from the leader in test prep, high-yield charts and diagrams throughout to aid in learning complex content and full-colour, removable study sheets featuring condesnsed bilogy and chemitry information and formulas for protable study on the go." Taken from back cover


Dentistry’s Business Secrets: proven growth strategies for your new or existing practice / by Edward M. Logan, DDS.
AuthorHouse, c2011.

"Whether you are a new dentist opening your first practice or an experienced dentist looking to take your current practice to the next level, Dr. Edward Logan's new book on dental practice growth will help you achieve your goals. Reveals the vital business truths Dr. Logan perfected while growing three successful dental pracitces from scratch." Taken from back cover




Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, 12th ed. / by Lange.
McGraw Hill, c 2012.

"To be as clinically relevant as possible, the book includes sections that specifically address the choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects, and case studies that introduce clinical problems in many chapters. Presented in full colour and enhanced by more than 300 illustrations, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology features numerous summary tables and diagrams that encapsulate important information." Taken from back cover 



Dental Composites with Nano-Scaled Fillers / by Matthew J. Little and Hao Fong.
Nova Scotia Publishers Inc., c2010

"Developed almost half a century ago, dental composites, consisting of a polymeric resin matrix and silanised glass or ceramic fillers, presented opportunities never before equalled in modern dentistry. Compared to dental amalgams, the composites possess better aesthetic property, have fewer safety concerns, and show reasonably satisfactory clinical results. Consequently, the composites have been widely adopted by the dental profession as the restorative material of choice. This book presents research which states that innovative dental composites reinforced with nano-scaled fillers including polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS), fibrillar silicate, and electrospun glass nanofibres were prepared, characterised, and evaluated." Taken from UTL Main Description


Wholeistic Dentistry: Balancing conventional dental care with ancient wisdom / by Bette Jo Arnett.
Beaver’s Pond Press, c2011.

"This book discusses ways for patients to encourage conventional dentists to integrate holistic concepts into their practices. It is a useful reference for any person seeking more balance in their dental care." Taken from back cover.


The ADA Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions / by American Dental Association, edited by Lauren L. Patton, DDS.
Wiley-Blackwell, c2012.

"The ADA Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions is designed to assist in the safe delivery of coordinated oral health care for patients wtih medical conditions. Many diseases, as well as some medical treatments, have oral manifestations that may reflect the patient's general health status. The dentist is particularly qualified and trained to diagnose and make evidence-based treatment decisions to help manage these oral conditions." Taken from back cover.



Treatment Planning for Traumatized Teeth, 2nd ed. / by Mitsuhiro Tsukiboshi
Quintessence Publishing, c2012.

"This new edition emphasizes a minimally invasive approach to treating dental traumas in which procedures are aimed at assisting the natural healing process of the dental hard tissues, pulp, periodontal ligament, and alveolar bone; where possible, invasive restoration, pulpectomy, and extraction are avoided. Updated protocols elucidate the most recent approaches to effective treatemnt of dental traumatic injuries." Taken from About the Book    


Sturdevant’s Art and Science of Operative Dentistry, 6th ed. / by Harald O. Heymann, Edward J. Swift Jr.and AndrĂ© V. Ritter.
Elsevier/Mosby, c2013.

"Presenting an illustrated, step-by-step approach to restorative and preventive dentistry, this updated book draws from theory and practice, and is supported by clinical and laboratory research. It provides an understanding of caries and an approach to its treatment and prevention." Taken from Bowker Data Service Summary






Master Dentistry: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Radiology, Pathology, and Oral Medicine, 2nd ed. / by Paul Coulthard et al.
Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, c2008.

"Combining the core areas of oral pathology and surgery, this volume offers a concise text with with self-assessment exercises and full answers. A section on exam techniques is included." Taken from Bowker Data Service Summary




Theses

Jaw bone changes on panoramic imaging after head and neck radiotherapy / by King Chong Chan
Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, c2012.


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