Monday, 3 December 2012

New Books - December 2012


Koda-Kimle and Young's Applied therapeutics: the clinical use of drugs, 10th ed. / by Brian K. Alldredge et al.
Wolters-Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, c2013

'Readers familiar with past editions of the text will notice some welcome changes in the tenth edition. The overall design has been updated for visual appeal and to allow the reader to more quickly distinguish cases from surrounding text. In lieu of the traditional chapter outline, all chapters now contain a Core Principles section at the beginning, which provides the most important 'take home' information from the chapter.' Taken from preface, iv.

Evidence-based clinical orthodontics / edited by Peter G. Miles, Daniel J. Rinchuse and Donald J. Rinchuse
Quintessence Books, c2012

'This text can serve as as reference guide for research and studies in many difficult clinical areas where there is a lack of evidence-based information. The distinguished editors are all involved in education, research, and practice, ad they have invited well-known experts and authorities to critically evaluate the literature and topics such as early treatment, extraction and nonextraction, Class III treatment, asymmetries, temporary skeletal anchorage devices (miniscrews), impacted canines, root resorption, temporomandibular disorders, retention, stabilitym and accelerated orthodontic tooth movement' Taken from Foreword.

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2012.

'Lippincott Williams and Wilkins' Comprehensive Dental Assisting Workbook is the ideal companion text for dental assisting students who are using LWW's Comprehensive Dental Assisting textbook. The interactive Workbook is designed to reinforce the content in the textbook, using a variety of exercises to suit all types of learners.' Taken from back cover.

'Covering both new and proven techniques in this rapidly changing field, this book helps you provide solutions to many common occlusal and TMD problems. Clear descriptions ensure that you develop a complete understanding of normal occlusion and masticatory function allowing you to better appreciate and manage abnormal occlusion and masticatory dysfunction.' Taken from back cover.

Ridge preservation and immediate implantation / by Devorah Schwartz-Arad Quintessence Publishing, 2012

'This textbook is valuable for all members of the treatment team. It will give the reader organization and direction, medical and dental evaluation principles, bioengineering concepts, surgical principles, alternative treatment planning, and pharmacological considerations, from single teeth to full arch rehabilitations. It is a book to be read and reread by the serious student and practitioner of implant dentistry.' Taken from back cover.

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2012

'Lippincott Williams and Wilkins' Certification Preparation for Dental Assisting is a thorough, focused review that will prepare you for the Certified Dental Assisting exam offered by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB). This new guide is organized by content area, just like the exam, with an easy-to-follow outline format and related questions integrated into each section.' Taken from back cover.

'Based on the authors' extensive experience and research, The naked tooth is an indispensable guide to selecting a quality cosmetic dentist and achieving the perfect smile. Leading cosmetic dentists Colleen and Jason Olitsky offer a must-have research tool for anyone seeking the safest, most cost-effective ways to improve their appearance with a bright, shining smile.' Taken from back cover.

Jaypee’s dental dictionary / by Priya Verma Gupta, LC Gupta, Sujata Sarabahi
McGraw-Hill, 2011

'A compact yet comprehensive dictionary of hundreds of dental words and terms enhanced by numerous full-color photographs and diagrams. The book covers all key topic areas, including syndromes, causes of dental diseases, tooth numbering system, and more.' Taken from the University of Toronto Libraries' Bowker Data Service Summary.

First aid for the NBDE: Part 1, 3rd ed. / by Derek M. Steinbacher, Steven R. Sierakowski
McGraw-Hill Medical, 2012
'One-stop NBDE preparation -- written by students who aced the exam, First aid for the NBDE Part 1, is a concise review for the exam, containing hundreds of high-yield facts and mnemonics, and more than 200 photos and illustrations.The book offers what-to-study guidance for the most frequently tested topics in anatomic sciences, biochemistry and physiology, microbiology and pathology, and dental anatomy and occlusion. Readers will also find confidence-building, performance-enhancing test-taking strategies.' Taken from the University of Toronto Libraries' Main Description.

Complete Dentures: from Planning to Problem Solving, 2nd ed. / by P. Finbarr Allen, Sean McCarthy
Quintessence Publishing Co. Ltd., 2012

'The proportion of elderly adults is rapidly rising as life expectancy increases. Many of these adults will not retain sufficient numbers of teeth for the remainder of their lives, and will require complete dentures at some point. This book deals with the planning, construction and review of complete dentures and examines the role of osseointegrated prostheses in the management of edentulism.' Taken from the back cover.

CRC Press, 2009

'The aim of Biodental Engineering is to slidify knowledge of bioengineering applied to dentistry. Dentistry is a branch of medicine with its own peculiarities and very diverse areas of action, and in recent years multiple new techniques and technologies have been introduced. This book is a collection of keynote lectures and full papers from Biodental 2009 (Porto, Portugal, 26-27 June 2009). The contributions are from nine countries and provide a comprehensive coverage...on several scientific and relevant fields, such as: biomechanical disorders, orthodontics, implantology, aesthetics, dental systems, medical devices, medical images. Taken from the back cover.

Clinial aspects of dental materials : theory, practice, and cases, 4th edition / by Marcia Gladwin and Michael Bagby
Wolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2013.

'Written for the dental hygiene student by a dental hygiene educator and a biomaterials  scientist, [this book] gives you the knowledge and skills you need to competently select and utilize dental materials. The textbook's acclaimed outline format makes it easy to follow and facilitates mastering new concepts. The authors' emphasis on clinical applications throughout the book connects dental materials theory to the practice of clinica dental hygiene.' Taken from back cover

Dental instruments: a pocket guide to identification, 2nd edition / by Melanie Mitchell
Wolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2012.

'[This book] offers you a quick, portable reference and review of the full array of dental instruments used in contemporary practice, from basic hand instruments to specialty instruments. Its flashcard presentation, coupled with the guide's many hands-on, interactive exercises, makes it easy to identify all dental instruments, including their uses, different varieties, and placement on the tray.' Taken from back cover

Dental practice solutions manual; 2011 edition /by Springboard Institute
Springboard Corporation, c2011.

"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 & expertise to help you deliver that care to your community." Taken from back cover

The National Academic Press, c2011.


Children's Books

Child’s Play International, c2011

'How long will we have to wait? Will it hurt? What's the best way of cleaning my teeth? Reading Dentist with your child is the perfect opportunity to talk about these questions, and many more!' Taken from back cover


Random House, c1981.

'Sister and brother get some needed dental attention' Taken from summary, ii.


Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, c2007.

'SpongeBob can't wait for his six-month checkup at the dentist! That morning he discovers that not only has Patrick never gone to the dentist, but he's never even brushed his teeth! SpongeBob calls his dentist and gets Patrick an appointment that same day....' Taken from back cover

Mahadeo Movement, c2012.

'Teddy Visits the Dentist describes an appontment at the dental office for a routine checkup and cleaning. Miss Molar takes Teddy for a ride in the chair and shows him the variuos instruments. Teddy has his teeth counted, cleaned and checked. Miss Molar explains what he can do at home to take care of his teeth. Teddy has fun with his Dental Hygienist!' Taken from back cover

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