Thursday, 27 November 2014

Locate retracted publications in PubMed

Have you ever wondered that if there are any retracted papers for the topics you are interested in and want to see what they are?
In PubMed, you can locate these articles. Here is what you can do:
  1. Run the search, and then limit your results by using the filter “Article types” on the left.
  2. Select “More”, check the box for “Retracted Publication” and click on “Show”.
  3. After you click on this filter, you will see the retracted papers for your topic.        
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us

Thursday, 6 November 2014

New Books - November 2014


Cambridge University Press, 2013

"The follow-up companion to The Anthropology of Modern Human Teeth (Cambridge University Press, 1997), this volume focuses on applied dental research. It starts with a cutting-edge section on genetics, and continues with a series of case studies demonstrating the utility of morphological analysis in fossil hominin and more recent populations (and individuals)" Taken from bookstore description

Cohen's pathways of the pulp / K. M. Hargreaves, S. Cohen ; web editor, L.H. Berman
Mosby Elsevier, c2011

"Completely updated to keep you absolutely current, this comprehensive reference remains the definitive text for the classroom and clinical practice. The tenth edition offers a superb full-color design and integrates the latest evidence-based research for clinical treatments. It includes coverage from preparing the clinician and patient for endodontic treatment to the role an endodontist can play in the treatment of traumatic injuries, to the procedures used in the treatment of both pediatric and older patients" Taken from book jacket
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2012

"Endodontic Radiology, 2nd edition, is a unique reference that examines all aspects of radiographic imaging related to endodontics. Dr. Bettina Basrani and a team of prestigious international contributors build upon traditional radiographic techniques and include the latest information available on digital radiographs and cone beam computed tomography. More than an overview of equipment, the book delves into radiographic interpretation, differential diagnosis, technical difficulties and special circumstances when taking radiographs during the endodontic treatment, and how to choose the correct radiographic technique to obtain the desired images" Taken from publisher description


Clinical practice of the dental hygienist, 11th edition / by E.M. Wilkins
Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2013

"[This book] empowers you with the skills and knowledge needed to launch a successful career as a dental hygienist. Long considered the cornerstone of dental hygiene education, the text reflects the American Dental Hygienist Association Standards for Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice and is organized to follow the Dental Hygiene Process of Care." Taken from back cover 

The dental hygienist's guide to nutritional care / by C.A. Stegeman and J.R. Davis
Elsevier-Saunders, 2015

"Written by an author team with combined expertise in both dental hygiene and nutrition, this full-color text covers basic nutritional advice, current nutritional concerns, the most recent government recommendations, and more to give you the nutritional foundation you need for effective dental hygiene practice" Taken from back cover

Preventing medical emergencies : Use of the medical history in dental practice, 3rd edtion / by F.A. Pickett and J.R. Gurenlian
Wolters Kluwer Health, 2015

"Increase the safety of your patients with step-by-step procedure for preventing medical emergencies. Organized to follow the most recent American Dental Association Health History form, the book includes easy-to-find follow-up questions for all conditions, along with clinically relevant treatment plan modifications and strategies for preventing and managing specific emergencies." Taken from back cover

Developing your dental team's management skills : The Ghenghis Khan way / by M. R. Young and L. Young
CPD, 2013

"Being a manager doesn't mean it needs to be in your job title; in a dental practice, everyone is a manager. Managing staff, patients, clinical situations and the day-to-day running of the unique environment that is a dental practice involves every in the team. Utilising the individual skills, unique talents and diverse personalities of each team member makes for a successful and harmonious team resulting in the highest standards of patient care, and is good business." Taken from Foreword, v

Modern dental assisting 11th edition / by D. L. Bird and D. S. Robbinson
Elsevier-Saunders, 2015

"The leading text in dental assisting--the most trusted, the most comprehensive, and the most current --Modern Dental Assisting helps you master the foundational knowledge and basic and advanced chairside skills you need to achieve clinical competence and become a successful dental assistant." Taken from back cover 

General and oral pathology for the dental hygienist, 2nd edition / by L. DeLong and N. W. Burkhart
Wolters Kluwer |Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2013

"[This book] is a comprehensive study of the general concepts of pathophysiology as they relate to systemic and oral conditions. By addressing both oral and general pathology, the relationship between the principles of general pathology and the oral pathology seen in the clinic becomes clear." Taken from back cover

Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013

"With Patient Assessment Tutorials' step-by-step approach for assessing patients, you'll easily learn techniques for effective communication and develop vital patient interaction skills. Each module explains the foundations for what the hygienist will do and why, then visually and narratively guides you through the procedure. The Third Edition has retained the popular features from previous editions, while updating the content and adding new patient case studies to enhance learning." Taken from back cover

Dentist's guide to medical conditions, medications and complications, 2nd edition / by K. M. Ganda
Wiley-Blackwell, 2013

This book "is a highly accessible reference to dental treatment of medically complex patients presenting with common systemic conditions and medical complications, providing readers with a thorough reference to dental treatment in a whole-patient context. This updated and expanded edition outlines protocols for treating patients with common conditions, presents essential disease state-associated laboratory test evaluations, drug interaction information, and guides the dental profession through the prevention and management of in-office medical emergencies." Taken from back cover

Infection control and management of hazardous materials for the dental team, 5th edition / by C. H. Miller
Elsevier, 2014

"Emphasizing patient safety and infection prevention in the dental office, Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team, 5th Edition, covers everything from basic concepts in microbiology to protocols for clinical asepsis. Clear, step-by-step instructions make it easy for you to perform safety procedures and use the supplies and equipment needed to prevent the spread of infectious disease. New to this edition are full-color photographs and four new chapters on emerging topics." Taken from back cover

Anatomy of orofacial structures : a comprehensive approach, 7th edition / by R. W. Brand and D. E. Isselhard
Elsevier, 2014

"A combined text and student workbook, Anatomy of Orofacial Structures: A Comprehensive Apprach, Enhanced 7th Edition, makes its easy to understand oral histology and embryology, dental anatomy, and head and neck anatomy. Now in full color, the book includes more than 800 images, as well as review questions...Clear coverage provides a solid foundation for students studying dental assisting and dental hygiene." Taken from back cover

Lachman's case studies in anatomy, 5th edition / revised by D. Seiden and S. A. Corbett
Oxford University Press, 2013

"The fifth edition of this popular collection of fifty anatomical case studies, now co-authored by an anatomist and general surgeon, covers all the major regions of the body: head and neck, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and perineum, and limbs. Each case study includes the patient's history, physical exam results, diagnosis, therapy, and a discussion of the findings from the anatomical viewpoint." Taken from back cover

Implant dentistry : theory and practice / by Tibor Karoly Fabian and Hans Christian Hidalgo Wulff
Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2014

"This work presents an integration of several prosthetic, surgical, and oral biological considerations of implant dentistry on a scientific level, with special respect to the problem of clinical decision-making. Further, this book also includes some chapters dedicated to rarely reviewed research areas like the use of physiotherapy and psychosomatic considerations for implant dentistry." Taken from back cover

Emergency guide for dental auxiliaries, 4th edition / by D. Jennings and J. Bridger Chernega
Delmar, Cengage Learning, 2013

This book "contains the instruction needed to effectively handle a medical emergency in teh dental office. In addition to basic technical instruction, this new edition provides up-to-date information on First Aid techniques, legal concerns, and safety procedures. Use of this text ensures that those pursuing careers as dental professionals will have all the necessary skills and information to handle a medical emergency in the dental office with confidence and expertise" Taken from back cover

Soft-tissue lasers in dental hygiene / by J. Blayden and A. Mott
Wiley-Blackwell, 2013

"Soft-Tissue Lasers in Dental Hygiene" is the first book to explain laser use in periodontal therapy. Authors Jessica Blayden and Angie Mott are registered dental hygienists who have incorporated laser therapy in their dental hygiene practices with exceptional results. Soft-Tissue Lasers in Dental Hygiene begins with the background and science behind laser therapy before describing the specifics of clinical periodontal therapy--what lasers can be used for, how to implement them, techniques, and protocols." Taken from back cover

Mosby's review for the NBDE. Part two, 2nd edition / edited by F. Dowd
Elsevier, 2015

"...this complete exam review features an easy-to-use outline format that mirrors the topic progression of the NBDE. Content review includes the most up-to-date information on all the basic biomedical and dental sciences that are covered in Part II of the NBDE--including Endodontics, Operative Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Pain Control, Oral Diagnosis, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Patient Management, Periodontics, Pharmacology and Prosthodontics. This review companion also comes loaded with endless practice questions reflecting the latest question types, customizable teaching modes, and hundreds of informative examples and illustrations." Taken from back cover

Diabetes mellitus and oral health: an interprofessional approach / edited by I. B. Lamster
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014

This book "is a practical tool for dentists and dental hygienists providing oral health care to patients with diabetes mellitus. Firmly grounded in the latest evidence, the book addresses medical considerations, dental considerations, and case scenarios from clinical practice in three easily accessible sections...
Key features:
  • Provides a succinct, clinical guide to dental treatment and management of the diabetic patient
  • Presents information in an easily accessible format, ideal for clinical practice
  • Includes multiple case scenarios with a discussion of appropriate patient management" 
Taken from back cover
Also available online

Oral pathology for the dental hygienist, 6th edition / by O. A. C. Ibsen and J. Andersen Phelan
Elsevier, 2014

"...a text that offers the ideal combination of clinical photographs, radiographs, and content to help you identify, understand, evaluate and document the appearance of normal and disease states. This user-friendly, atlas-style text features the learning tools and updated content you need to prepare for success on your exams and throughout your professional career." Taken from back cover

Dental hygiene : theory and practice, 4th edition / by M. Leonardi Darby and M. M. Walsh
Elsevier, 2015

"Emphasizing evidence-based research and clinical competencies, this comprehensive resource provides clear coverage of the dental hygienists's roles and responsibilities in today's practice. It offers a clear approach to science and theory, a step-by-step guide to core dental hygiene procedures, and realistic scenarios to help you develop skills in decision making." Taken from back cover

Comprehensive periodontics for the dental hygienist, 4th edition / by M. A. Weinberg et al.
Pearson, 2015

"This basic text has been written in an attempt to make the professions' understanding of periodontal diseases accessible to the dental hygiene student, the practicing dental hygienist, and the dentist needing to update their knowledge through a concise synopsis of clinical periodontics." Taken from Preface, vii

Case studies in dental hygiene, 3rd edition / by E. M. Thomson
Pearson, 2013

"Case Studies in Dental Hygiene, Third Edition, is designed to guide the development of critical thinking skills and the application of theory to care at all levels of dental hygiene education--from beginning to advanced students...Introducing this text at the beginning of the educational experience may help the students realize early on the link between theory and patient care...Students also perceive an increase in confidence regarding preparation for board examinations when they have been given the opportunity to practice case-based decision making." Taken from Preface, v

Pediatric dentistry : infancy through adolescence, 5th edition / by P. S. Casamassimo et al.
Elsevier, 2013

"Now in full color, Pediatric Dentistry, Infancy Through Adolescence, 5th Edition, uses a unique age-specific organization to discuss all aspects of pediatric dentistry from infancy through adolescence. Each section covers the physical, cognitive, emotional and social changes that children experience, as well as the epidemiology of dental diseases at that age. Other chapters explore the examination, treatment planning, radiographic concerns, prevention, trauma, restorative dentistry, pulp therapy, orthodontics, and behavior management of each age range." Taken from back cover

Biofilms in infection prevention and control : a healthcare handbook / by S. L. Percival et al.
Elsevier, 2014

This book "explains the scientific evidence and rationale for the prevention of infection, the role biofilms play in infection control and the issues concerning their resistance to antimicrobials. This book provides practical guidance for healthcare and infection control professionals, as well as students, for preventing and controlling infection.

  • Formatted with summary boxes, charts, and grids for quick reference
  • Provides specific procedures for controlling and preventing infection
  • Includes case studies of HCAI, and also identifies appropriate HCAI treatments
  • Presents national government standards for infection prevention and control
  • Includes extensive references and links to websites for further information" 
Taken from back cover
Also available online

Local anesthesia for dental professionals, 2nd edition/by K. B. Bassett, A. C. DiMarco and D. K. Naughton
Pearson, 2015

"This second edition represents a broad-based, collaborative effort of a well-respected, diverse group of dental hygiene and dental experts. Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals continues to focus on a high level of knowledge and technical skill for students and clinicians, enabling the safe, comfortable administration of local anesthetic injections and nitrous oxide sedation. Updates in pharmacological agents and technological advances and modifications for medical compromise are included that emphasize the importance of evidence-based practice highlighting efficiency and safety." Taken from Preface, vii

Dental instruments: a pocket guide, 5th edition / by L.R. Bartolomucci Boyd
Elsevier, 2015

"This unique pocket-sized resource pairs text descriptions with high-quality photos to help you confidently recognize and use more than 300 dental instruments and relate equipment." Taken from back cover

Statistical approaches to orofacial pain and temporomandibular disorders research / by D. Manfredini et al.
Springer, 2014

"This book covers some biostatistical and several case studies useful to interpret and analyze dental research in the area of orofacial pain and temporomandibular disorders. It will guide practitioners in these fields who would like to interpret research findings or find examples on the design of clinical investigations" Taken from back cover 
Also available online 

Bell's oral and facial pain, 7th edition / by J. P. Okeson
Quintessence Books, 2014

"This text is divided in three major sections. The first section presents the normal neuroanatomy and function of the trigeminal system...the second major section presents a classification of the various orofacial pain disorders and describes the history and examination procedures that can by used to differentiate each disorder...the third major section presents management considerations for each orofacial pain disorder" Taken from Preface, xiii

L’Harmattan 2010

University of Michigan, 2014

"The 40th Moyers Symposium was held in Ann Arbor during the second weekend of March 2013. We celebrated this 40th anniversary meeting with a three-day event featuring 19 outstanding speakers from past Symposia...The Symposium, which began in 1974, honors Robert E. Moyers, the former Chair of the Department of Orthodontics and the Founding Director of the Center for Human Growth and Development at the University of Michigan" Taken from Preface, x

Canadian Medical Directory, 60th edition / Canadian Medical Association 
Scott's Directories, 2014.

Studies on periodontal disease / by E. Ekuni et al. 
Humana Press, 2014

"The chapters of this book widely cover the evidence for the relationship between oxidative stress and periodontal disease. Furthermore, the chapters provide possible mechanisms linking periodontal disease and systemic disease. The contributors are recognized experts in the field of oxidative stress and dentistry." Taken from Preface, v


Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Qualitative analysis of precipitate formation on the surface and in the tubules of dentin irrigated with chlorhexidine or QMiX as a final rinse / by Kamil P. Kolosowski
Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Medullary astrocytes may modulate the depressed excitability of Rat Face Primary MotorCortex (Face-M1) induced by noxious tooth pulp stimulation / by Henry Pun
Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

An in vitro study of anticariogenic compounds incorporated into Bis-GMA/TEGDMA copolymer / by Vinay Kumar Pilly Yadaiah
Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Emergency department use for dental problems among homeless people in Toronto / by Rafael Luis Fiori de Figueiredo
Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Influence of material and technique on occlusal chipping of all-ceramic molar crowns / by Majed M. Alsarani
Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Longitudinal assessment of maxillary and mandibular molar and incisor dentoalveolar heights and growth rate in class I subjects with varied craniofacial growth patterns as classified by directional and proportionate methods / by Bronsen Schliep
Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Thesis (PhD)--University of Toronto,  2014

Thesis (PhD)--University of Toronto,  2014

Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

TThesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014