Monday, 12 January 2015

New Books - January 2015


Evidence-Based Forensic Dentistry / by B. Rai and J. Kaur
Springer, 2013

"Recent years have witnessed significant advances in forensic odontology. This book presents basic concepts in the field and describes all the standard examination procedures currently employed in the acquisition of dental evidence. Detailed information is provided on the identification of unknown individuals, the application of forensic dentistry in mass disasters and multiple fatality incidents, the role of dental evidence in child abuse investigations, and the analysis of bite mark evidence. Other features of the book are a series of high-profile cases, clear advice on the writing of legal reports, and discussion of the significance of DNA and oral fluid in forensic odontology." Taken from the back cover

Oral medicine and medically complex patients, 6th edition / edited by P. Lockhart
Wiley-Blackwell, 2013

This book "provides succinct, yet comprehensive information on in-hospital care and outpatient management of the medically complex dental patient, as well as the management of non-surgical problems of the maxillofacial region. Fully revised to include up-to-date information on procedures and medications, the Sixth Edition contains over 15 charts and tables for rapid reference and expanded coverage on maxillofacial prosthodontics and increasingly prevalent conditions, such as ONJ." Taken from the back cover

Esthetic soft tissue management of teeth and implants / by A. Saadoun
John Wiley & Sons, 2013

"This is a step by step guide to success in periodontics and implant dentistry, helping clinicians to create a natural and esthetically pleasing smile for their patients. Starting with a general discussion of facial esthetics and analyzing the dento-gingival constituents of the smile, the book goes on to consider the impact of these on people's quality of life, both in terms of health and social engagement. Subsequent chapters focus on specific esthetic treatments such as crown lengthening procedures, gingival recession coverage with connective tissue grafts or periodontal regenerative material, and soft tissue management for natural teeth and implants." Taken from the back cover


OMS reference guide, 1st edition / American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

"This pocket Reference Guide was developed to provide you with essential information on basic patient care. In addition, this valuable tool will provide quick access to answers for questions that arise during treatment and serve as an organized resource for review of the material essential for oral and maxillofacial surgery practice and board certification." Taken from Preface, i

1000 multiple response questions in paediatric dentistry / by M. Folayan et al.
Nova, 2013
Dental Science, Materials and Technology Series

"This book contains 1000 questions that cover relevant topics in paediatric dentistry. It is specifically designed for use by both undergraduate and postgraduate students who study paediatric dentistry. The questions will enable students to acquire new knowledge as well as a revised view of the various subject matters. The topics covered include caries epidemiology, prevention and management; pulp therapy; tooth restoration; dental materials; oral medicine; traumatic dental injury; pain and behaviour management; tooth anatomy and physiology; eruption and eruption disorders; and general dentistry for children." Taken from Preface

A window on surgery and orthodontics / edited by G.A. Scardina
Nova, 2014
Dental Science, Materials and Technology Series

"This book offers comprehensive coverage of new techniques, important developments, and innovative ideas in all fields of clinical dentistry. Some topics discussed in this compilation include the biomechanical considerations of the extraction site in orthodontics; prognosis of operculectomy procedures in vertically impacted mandibular third molars; a 3D analysis of the loop position in anterior retraction arch wire and its effect on produced forces; comparative evaluation of the subepithelial connective tissue grafts and accellular dermal matrix grafts in the treatment of gingival recession; understanding and evaluating the role of local anesthesia in dentistry; a review and case report of supernumerary teeth; the biological effects of static magnetic fields of commercial samarium-cobalt orthodontic magnets on cultured escherichia coli and staphylococci aurous; subpedicle connective tissue grafts; surgical removal of genial tubercules; and development of root analogue implants." Taken from Preface, vii

Disease prevention and oral health promotion : socio-dental sciences in action / edited by L.K. Cohen and H.C. Gift

This book "demonstrates the dynamic exchanges among theory, research, and practice that are possible in the socio-dental sciences and that have enhanced oral health promotion and disease prevention. In an effort to define a new, refocused, and revitalized agenda for oral health promotion research, the contributors address a range of issues presented in 13 chapters. Each chapter presents an analytical review of research in the area addressed adn recommendations for future research and application. The authors review relevant literature and scrutinize and challenge findings and methods. At the end of each chapter is an extensive scientific bibliography." Taken from back cover

Clinical cases in pediatric dentistry / edited by A.M. Moursi 
Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
Clinical Cases Series

This book "applies both theory and practice to real-life pediatric dentistry cases in a clinically relevant format. This unique approach supports the trend in case-based and problem-based learning, thoroughly covering topics ranging from infant oral health to complex pulp therapy [...] The book presents actual clinical cases, accompanied by academic commentary, that question and educate the reader about essential topics in pediatric dentistry. Each chapter's progression from common to increasingly challenging clinical cases enables the reader to build their skills, aiding the ability to think critically and independently." Taken from back cover

Mosby's review for the NBDE part one, 2nd edition / edited by F. Dowd 
Elsevier, 2015
"The new second edition of Mosby's Review for the NBDE, Part I provides the most up-to-date information on each of the basic sciences addressed in Part I of the National Board Dental Examination (NBDE)--including Anatomic Science, Biochemistry and Physiology, Microbiology and Pathology, and Dental Anatomy and Occlusion. [...] this complete exam review utilizes an easy-to-use outline format that mirrors the topic progression of the NBDE. It also comes loaded with informative examples and illustrations, endless practice questions reflecting the latest question types, and customizable testing modes to ensure you are fully prepared to tackle every aspect of Part I of the NBDE." Taken from back cover

Current trends in periodontics and implant dentistry / edited by V. Anand and M. Gulati
Nova, 2013
Dental Science, Materials and Technology Series

"[...] in this volume the current trends in periodontics and implant dentistry have been explored; reviewing the literature that highlights recent trends in classification of periodontal diseases, periodontal-systemic interrelationship, periodontal diseases in children and adolescents, major breakthroughs in the understanding of essential mechanisms that mediate and resolve periodontal/peri-implant tissue destruction, peri-implant complications and their management, host modulation, as well as advances in nonsurgical and surgical treatment strategies. The volume also includes original researches exploring the role of human cariogenic bacteria, oral spirochetes, and herpes virus in the pathogenesis of periodontal diseases, as well as the effect of bisphosphonate adjunctive therapy in postmenopausal women with chronic periodontitis and osteoporosis." Taken from Preface, vii

Carranza's clinical periodontology, 12th edition / by Newman, et al.
Elsevier, 2015

"Fully revised and updated to meet the demands of the 21st century, Carranza's Clinical Periodontology provides you with the latest in basic science, plus easy-to-learn basic and advanced periodontal procedures. This 12th edition incorporates changes consistent with our digital age, while maintaining the excellent content that has been the hallmark of this book throughout the years." Taken from back cover

Mosby review questions and answers for dental assisting, 2nd edition / edited by B. Ladley Finkbeiner
Elsevier, 2014

"The purpose of this book is to provide a steadfast review for the dental assisting student preparing for course review, local or state exams, or national certification. Three comprehensive tests are included in the format, all common to national exams for dental assistants.Tests are divided into the following categories:

  • General Chairside (360 questions total/120 questions per test)
  • Radiation Health and Safety (300 questions total, 100 questions per test)
  • Infection Control (300 questions total, 100 questions per test)
For added convenience, each question is repeated in the answer key with the rational for the correct choice so the results can be checked." Taken from Preface, vii

Color atlas of dental implant surgery, 4th ed. / by Michael S. Block
Elsevier, 2015

"Written by leading expert Michael S. Block, DMD, [this book] provides clear, full-color clinical photos and practical instructions covering a wide range of implant challenges. This vivid atlas-style guide walks you through treatment planning, pre-surgical guidelines, detailed surgical techniques, and postoperative follow-up. This new fourth edition includes expansive content updates, realistic case studies and a new companion website that houses over 60 video clips that clearly demonstrate the nuances and techniques of implant procedure that can't be seen in still photos." Taken from back cover

Also available online 

In vitro determination of leakage in endodontic research / by Min-Kai Wu
Academisch Proefschrift, 1993

Clinical dentistry research compendium / by Giuseppe Alessandro Scardina
Nova, 2013

Implant dentistry research guide: basic, translational and clinical research / by Ahmed Ballo
Nova, 2012

Manual of temporomandibular disorders, 3rd edition / by Edward F. Wright 
Wiley Blackwell, 2014

"[This book] is a handbook of information on temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and an array of medical and dental conditions that affect the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), masticatory muscles, and contiguous structures. This book provides evidence-based, clinically practical information that allows dentists to diagnose TMD accurately, rule out disorders that mimic TMD (that is, make a differential diagnosis), and provide effective therapy for most patients. " Taken from back cover

Paediatric dentistry at a glance / by Monty Duggal, Angus Cameron, and Jack Toumba 
Wiley-Blackwell, 2013

"[This book] covers a wide range of issues in paediatric dentistry, including:

  • Physical assessment and treatment planning
  • Behaviour and phobia management
  • Dental and orofacial anomalities
  • Prevention and management of dental caries
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Management of children with special health care needs
  • Paediatric oral medicine and pathology" Taken from back cover

Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

"[This book] is the key textbook for all undergraduate dentistry students and trainees starting out in oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral surgery and surgical dentistry. Condensed and revised from the major reference work [this book], all revisions have been made by the editors in order to bring the text up to date and accessible for a student audience." Taken from back cover

Esthetics and biomechanics in orthodontics, 2nd edition / by Ravindra Nanda
Elsevier, 2015

"Covering the latest advances in clinical orthodontics, this comprehensive reference provides guidelines to the diagnosis and management of malocclusions with an emphasis esthetics. It shows how to select orthodontic appliances that can improve force delivery, prevent side effects, and achieve predictable results." Taken from back cover

Also available online

Medical and dental space planning: a comprehensive guide to design, equipment, and clinical procedures, 4th edition / by Jain Malkin
Wiley, 2014

"[This book] is an indispensable guide to the myriad of details that make a medical or dental practice efficient and productive. The unique needs of more than thirty specialties, as well as primary care, are explained in the context of new technology and the many regulatory and compliance issues influencing design. Concepts are also presented for ambulatory surgical centers, diagnostic imaging, clinical laboratories, breast care clinics, endoscopy centers, community health centers, radiation oncology, and single-specialty and multispecialty group practices and clinics." Taken from back cover


Manual of temporomandibular disorders, 3rd edition / by E.F. Wright
Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

Informed consent : a guide to understanding the consent process in the dental office / by RCDSO in association with the ODA

"This interactive CD ROM program [...] covers the general principles of informed consent, documentation, case studies and practice tools." From