Friday, 28 September 2018

New Books - October 2018


Short and ultra-short implants / by D. Deporter
Quintessence Publishing, Inc., 2018.

"This book is the most comprehensive presentation to date on the use of short and ultra-short implants, and it will give dentists a better understanding of their appropriate application in solving clinical situations from restoring a single tooth to fully edentulous cases. As evidence-based approach in the early chapters of the book sheds light on the long-term performance of various short and ultra-short implant designs, attempting to address concerns of more conservative clinicians who-from personal experience or the opinion of others-feel that such implants are more likely to fail than implants of standard lengths." From Foreword, vi.

Clinical dentistry, 4th ed. / by C. Scully.
Elsevier, c2016.
"The primary objective of this Pocketbook was to provide a readily accessible source of information when it is most needed, as an aidemomoire prior to carrying out clinical tasks or to enable students (at undergraduate and postgraduate level) to apprise themselves of important details prior to tutorials and seminars....Thus, this new 4th edition has not only been invigorated and enhanced but also the chapter order has been rearranged. We have also expanded on practical aspects related to the regulator - the General Dental Council: and on the dental team roles, and practice management." From Preface, p. v, vi.

Scrivener Publishing-Wiley, 2018.

"This book focuses on the materials used for dental applications by looking at the fundamental issues and the developments that have taken place the past decade. While it provides a broad overview of dental materials, the chemicals that are used for the preparation and fabrication of dental materials are explained as well. Also, the desired properties of these materials are discussed and the relevance of the chemical, physical, and mechanical properties is elucidated. Methods for the characterization and classification, as well as clinical studies are reviewed here." From back cover

Quintessence Publishing, c2018.
"This book serves as a manual of waxing teeth for students in their first year of dental school. The manual provides a step-by-step approach to partial and full-crown wax-ups that are anatomically and morphologically correct and match the contralateral tooth on the dentoform. This book provides one or two examples of waxing every tooth type. This book can be used for waxing different teeth by following the same steps. The morphology of the teeth waxed in this guide is explained in detail as a reminder of the morphologic goal of the final wax-up." From preface, p. vi.

Woodhead Publishing, c2018.
Materials Science in Dentistry is a standard textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in dentistry. Providing a fundamental understanding of the materials on which dentistry depends, it covers those aspects of structure and chemistry which govern behaviour and performance in use. Coverage includes gypsum, polymers, acrylic, cements, waxes, ceramics and metals, topics such as surfaces, corrosion, mixing, casting and cutting as well as mechanical testing, rheology and mechanics. This extensively updated edition includes substantial new chapter on chemistry and new material on, for example, fibres, temporary restoration resins, fluid mechanics and practical aspects of wetting". From back cover

"Acclaimed for its clarity, comprehensiveness, and organization, Basic and Clinical Pharmacology covers the essential concepts students need to know about the science of pharmacology and its application to clinical practice. Organized to reflect the course sequence in many pharmacology courses and in integrated curricula, The text focuses on the basic principles of each drug group as well as the clinical science and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects. This edition has been extensively updated to provide expanded coverage of transporters, pharmacogenomics, and new drugs." From back cover

"The ADA practical guide to soft tissue oral diseases, second edition, is a fully updated new edition of this popular guide to oral and maxillofacial diseases likely to be encountered in general or specialist dental practices. Emphasizing foundational information on the most common oral diseases, the book provides summaries of essential information for diagnosing and treating soft tissue oral pathology. With a focus on clinical decision-making, the book includes important information for diagnosing disease and determining the best course of action". From back cover

"Part 1 of this guide will orient you to the dental profession and familiarize you with what you can expect from dental school. Part 2 will walk you through the application process so you don't miss any steps along the way. Part 3 contains detailed profiles of individual dental schools, and Part 4 has comparative tables that will help you determine which school might be right for you. Finally, Part 5 offers a list of organizations that can provide you with additional information and support". From page 2.

"Essentials of human disease in dentistry, second edition takes an integrated approach to dentistry and how it relates to general medicine, surgery, pharmacology, therapeutics, pathology, and microbiology. Building on the success of the Textbook in Human Disease in Dentistry, this new edition has been updated with a new layout, featuring key topics, learning objectives, and practical clinical advice in each chapter. This accessible guide is structured around the system of the body and covers all major diseases and conditions with their aetiology, symptoms, and treatments. The focus is on the relevance of particular diseases and their drug treatment in relation to dentistry and patient dental management". From back cover

Barron’s Educational Series, Inc., c2018.
"For more than 75 years, Barron's experts have been helping students surpass their expectations on standardized tests. This is the only book you will need to get the score you want on the DAT. Book includes:
  • Three full-length model tests, including a printable online diagnostic test
  • All answers explained in detail
  • Access to quantitative video tutorials from the author
  • Comprehensive review of all DAT topics that features a general survey of the natural sciences, including biology, chemistry, and organic chemistry
  • Testing for perceptual ability, reading comprehension, and quantitative reasoning" From back cover

Elsevier, c2018.

"The latest edition of this essential textbook continues to support a new generation of dental students in their understanding of the microbiome and the oral microbiota, basic immunology, oral and systemic infections, and cross-infection control. Full updated throughout with the latest developments in oral microbiology and disease prevention and control. Essential Microbiology for Dentistry will be essential for all undergraduates studying dentistry as well as anyone undertaking postgraduate training." From back cover.

World Scientific, c2018.
"This latest edition is an expanded and up-to-date version of the classic operative manual for surgical and orthodontic consultants, trainees and theatre and ward staff. It includes the completely new sections of "Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics" and the "Application of 3-Dimensional Scanning for Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP), more commonly know as Computer-Aided Surgical Simulation (CASS)". Although CASS may supercede the multistage orthognathic planning process this traditional means of record transfer has been retained as an essential clinical skill." From back cover
Essential orthodontics / by B. Thilander, K. Bjerklin, and L. Bondemark.
Wiley Blackwell, c2018.
"Essential orthodontics is a comprehensive introduction to the biological principles of orthodontics. This book covers the why, when, and how of orthodontics, enabling readers to identify which individual need to be treated, to diagnose based on individual dentofacial development, and to understand the mechanical principles and tissue responses involved." From back cover.

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

New Books - September 2018

New eBooks - September 2018

Pediatric Dentistry - E-book: Infancy through Adolescence, 6th ed. / edited by A. Nowak, J.R. Christensen, T.R. Mabry, J.A. Townsend and M.H. Wells
Elsevier, 2019

[This e-book] provides comprehensive coverage of oral care for infants, children, teenagers, and medically compromised pediatric patients. Organized by age group, the text covers examination, diagnosis, and treatment planning, as well as topics such as the prevention of dental disease, traumatic injuries, orthodontics, and restorative dentistry. UNIQUE! Age-specific organization separates sections and chapters by age group to cover specific changes the child experiences physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially. Fundamentals of Pediatric Dentistry section covers basic information on children of all ages, including topics such as local and systemic diseases, pediatric physiology, cariology, pain control, and medical emergencies. Coverage of current trends and challenges emphasizes the prevention of dental diseases and reflects pediatric dentistry as it is practiced today. Provided by the online publisher. 
[This e-book] brings together an international team of experts from the fields of materials science, nanotechnology and dentistry to explain these new materials and their applications for the restoration, fixation, replacement or regeneration of hard and soft tissues in and about the oral cavity and craniofacial region. New nanomaterials are leading to a range of emerging dental treatments that utilize more biomimetic materials that more closely duplicate natural tooth structure (or bone, in the case of implants). Each chapter has been comprehensively revised from the first edition, and new chapters cover important advances in graphene based materials for dentistry, liposome based nanocarriers and the neurotoxicity of nanomaterials used in dentistry. Provided by the online publisher. 

The ADA Practical Guide to Soft Tissue Oral Disease, 2nd ed. / by M.A. Khan and J.M. Hall 
Wiley, 2018

[This e-book] is a fully updated new edition of this popular guide to oral and maxillofacial diseases likely to be encountered in general or specialist dental practices.
  • Easy-to-use, updated resource with brief synopses for everyday clinical reference
  • Includes self-testing clinicopathologic exercises to help readers further their skills and gain confidence in their knowledge
  • Focuses on decision making, from communicating diagnoses to developing and discussing treatment plans
  • Presents clinically oriented information on the most important aspects of common oral and maxillofacial diseases. Provided by the online publisher. 
Wiley, 2018

[This e-book] is the ideal, one-stop guide for dentistry clinicians to keep at their side. 
  • Provides a quick reference for the busy clinician covering diseases and conditions in endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics and restorative dentistry
  • Offers identically formatted chapters following the same clear and concise layout with detailed clinical cases and evidence-based discussions
  • Features a companion website with additional clinical photographs, radiographs, and case notes. Provided by the online publisher. 
Wiley, 2018

[This e-book] provides essential information on the osseointegration and survival of dental implants in medically challenged patients. 

  • Aggregates the major research on the impact of systemic conditions on implant therapy success
  • Discusses a range of conditions, including oral and systemic cancers, AIDS, osteonecrosis, arthritis, and more
  • Provides clinical recommendations for every condition listed
  • Compiles studies from indexed databases such as PubMed, MEDLINE, ISI web of knowledge, Scopus, and EMBASE. Provided by the online publisher. 

Wiley, 2018

[This e-book] retains important elements of the First Edition, with several new sections to improve its use as a quick and comprehensive reference.
  • New updated edition of a landmark text that surveys the principles and practice of evidence-based orthodontics
  • Offers practical strategies for professionals to incorporate EBO in their daily practices
  • Presents brief summaries of the best evidence for a wide range of clinical topics
  • Incorporates information from over 400 systematic reviews, listed by topic. Provided by the online publisher. 

Wiley, 2018

[This e-book] focuses on the materials used for dental applications looking at the fundamental issues and the developments that have taken place the past decade. While it provides a broad overview of dental materials, the chemicals that are used for the preparation and fabrication of dental materials are explained as well. Also, the desired properties of these materials are discussed and the relevance of the chemical, physical, and mechanical properties is elucidated. Methods for the characterization and classification, as well as clinical studies are reviewed here. In particular, materials for dental crowns, implants, toothpaste compositions, mouth rinses, as well as materials for toothbrushes and dental floss are discussed. Provided by the online publisher. 

Ronald E. Goldstein's Esthetics in Dentistry, 3rd ed. / edited by R.E. Goldstein, S.J. Chu, E.A. Lee and C.F.J. Stappert
Wiley, 2018

[This e-book] provides a thoroughly updated and expanded revision to the definitive reference to all aspects of esthetic and cosmetic dentistry, from principles and treatments to specific challenges and complications.
  • Provides a current, comprehensive examination of all aspects of esthetic and cosmetic dentistry
  • Presents 23 new chapters from international experts in the field and complete updates to existing chapters
  • Offers more than 3,700 high-quality photographs and illustrations
  • Adds clinical case studies and treatment algorithms for increased clinical relevance. Provided by the online publisher. 

Supra-Gingival Minimally Invasive Dentistry: A Healthier Approach to Esthetic Restorations / 
by J.-L. Ruiz 
Wiley, 2018

[This e-book] provides a real-world approach to healthier supra-gingival minimally invasive restorations, as an alternative to more invasive mechanically retained restorations, such as full crowns.  
  • Provides practical, step-by-step coverage of the key elements in diagnosis, case planning, preparation, restorations, and cementation of bonded restorations
  • Offers excellent and simple explanations of the latest in adhesive dentistry and the proper selection of restorative materials
  • Covers both anterior and posterior direct and indirect bonded restorations, offering a better, healthier approach. Provided by the online publisher.