Friday, 6 March 2015

New Books - March 2015


Teledentistry / edited by S. Kumar
Springer, 2015

"This book provides a comprehensive review of the importance of communication and digital technology in dentistry. The exciting and rapidly developing field of teledentistry has evolved considerably as the techniques have improved; these encompass high-resolution digital imaging, image storage and transmission to expert disease monitoring centers, image compression, data security and intelligence systems, each of which have opened new vistas in patient care, distance learning for dental personnel and dental care education for patients." Taken from About this Book

Behavior management in dentistry for children, 2nd edition / edited by G.Z. Wright and A. Kupietzky
Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

"Guiding patient behavior is as important as ever for the practicing dentist, and the behavior of pediatric patients is perhaps the most challenging to manage [...] Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children, 2nd Edition, has been entirely rewritten and includes the latest and most effective management strategies from an international team of experts in the field." Taken from About this Book

Clinical and laboratory manual of dental implant abutments / edited by H.R. Shafie
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014

"Starting with the material science behind implant abutments, the text then describes all of the relevant abutment solutions, providing a step-by-step guide to design and manufacturing of the CAD/CAM abutments and explaining how to adjust prefabricated abutments and one-piece titanium and zirconia implants. In addition to offering the ultimate procedural guide for clinical and laboratory preparation of dental implant abutments, this textbook is filled with useful tips on clinical practice management such as sterilization, instrumentation and trouble-shooting related to implant abutments." Taken from About this Book

Color atlas of dental implant surgery, 4th edition / by M.S. Block
Elsevier Saunders, 2015

This book "provides clear, full-color clinical photos and practical instructions covering a wide range of implant challenges. This guide will walk you through treatment planning, pre-surgical guidelines, detailed surgical techniques, and postoperative follow-up. This new fourth edition also includes expansive content updates and realistic case studies." Taken from About this Book

Antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with cardiac or othopedic implants undergoing dental procedures : a review of the clinical effectiveness and guidelines /
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, 2013

"Oral antibiotics are often used prophylactically in patients undergoing dental procedures, with the aim of preventing oral bacteria from entering the bloodstream, and causing serious complications due to infection among susceptible patients [...] The present review was conducted to explore the existence of recent clinical evidence for the prophylactic use of oral antibiotics during dental procedures in patients with cardiac or orthopedic implants,and to review current evidence-based guideline recommendations for these two patient groups." Taken from Context and Policy Issues, page 1

Interpretation basics of cone beam computed tomography / by S. Gonzalez
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014

"It is the goal of this book to help practitioners and students gain a better understanding of anatomy and common disease processes that frequently present on cone beam computed tomography scans. This book seeks to fill the gap in the current literature where little is presented on common radiographic appearances on cone beam CT." Taken from Preface, ix


Faculty of Dentistry Research Day Booklet 2015.
Dental Research Institute, University of Toronto, 2015

Dental services in the United States : analysis, cost and trends / edited by Y.A. Rosseau
Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013

"This book examines dental services in the United States with a focus on (1) trends in coverage for, and use of, dental services; (2) trends in payments by individuals and other payers for dental services; and (3) the extent to which dental fees vary between and within selected communities across the nation. To do this work, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) examined the office of Health and Human Services (HHS) national health survey data and national dental expenditure estimates, dental insurance claims data, and health center dental fees in 18 selected communities (based on census region, population, and dental claims volume)." Taken from Preface, vii

Atlas of complications and failures in implant dentistry : guidelines for a therapeutic approach / by L. Galasso and G.A. Favero
Quintessenza Edizioni S.r.l., 2013

"This book fills a need that is completely different from those of traditional texts that set out to summarize or describe success rates for successful osseointegration in oral rehabilitation. It is based on a more naturally rational approach, that of describing and detailing errors and failures with the aim of preventing or minimizing the impact of new procedures on the human body. Despite the fact that long-term clinical studies demonstrate the reliability and predictability of treatment in edentulous patients, there remains a great need for prophylactic measures to continue to reduce margins of error and their consequences [...] The author's aim of reducing the clinical incidence of avoidable errors represents an opportunity to optimize treatment outcomes and reduce the number of complications in the short and long term." Taken from Foreword, iv

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

"The purpose of this 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. The more common medical disorders that may be encountered in a dental practice continue to be the focus. This book is not a comprehensive medical reference, but rather a book containing enough core information about each of the medical conditions covered to enable the reader to recognize the basis for various dental management recommendations. Medical problems are organized to provide a brief overview of the basic disease process, epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, and currently accepted medical therapy of each disorder. This is followed by a detailed explanation and recommendations for specific dental management." Taken from Preface, ix 

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