Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Dentistry in Social Media

Here is a list of Facebook pages, Twitter account, Blog feeds, Flickr photos and YouTube video clips all related to dentistry. Some are from dental organizations, others from academic institutions, and some are just personal or commerical accounts related to the dental profession. They are updated frequently, so take a look and see what you 'like'....

'Like' them on Facebook...

Ontario Dental Assistants Association (ODAA)

Canadian Dental Health - The 'voice of organized dentistry in Canada', supported by provincial dental associations (ODA) and Canadian Dental Association

Canadian Dental Hygenists Association (CDHA)

American Dental Association (ADA)

American Dental Hygienists' Association

University of Maryland Dental School - The first dental college in the world!

National Museum of Dentistry - Located in Baltimore, Maryland (home to the world's first dental college)

British Dental Health Foundation - An independent oral health charity, based in the UK

British Dental Association Library - News and views from the BDA library

Irish Dental Association

Australian Dental Association

Dental Economics

Follow them on Twitter...

American Dental Association (ADA)

British Dental Association (BDA)

British Dental Association Library

Irish Dental Association

Quintessence Publications - Providing scientific and clinical information in denstistry

The Dental Advisor

University of British Columbia Denstistry - News from the Faculty of Dentistry at UBC

Dentistry Blogs - Academic

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry - University of Western Ontario

Dentistry Library - University of Buffalo Health Sciences Libraries (US)

Dentistry Library - News and tips from the U of Michigan Dentistry Library (US)

Dentistry Library, Sydney - 'News and views from the University of Sydney Dentistry Library' (AUS)

Dentistry Blogs - Commercial/Personal/Community

Oral Health Journal - The blog of 'Canada's leading dental journal'

'Top 50 Dentistry Blogs' - Everything from dental care to dental news to dental resources

101Dentistry Blog - General dental news and articles

Dentistry Forum - Discussion, advice and chat for student dentists

The Digital Dentist - From the founder and president of Dental Technology Consultants

The Dental Implant Blog - Official blog of the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries (ADIA)

Dentistry photos on Flickr. Say 'Ahhhhhhh...'

Dental History Images

More Dental History Images - Including dental-themed comic book covers from 'Teeth Terrific'
Dental Museum Images -  A look inside the dental practice from years gone by

Dental Advertisements - An interesting look at how toothpaste was sold in the 1900s

Dental Practice Signs - Signage from all over the world!

Dental Information and Channels on YouTube

Why Organized Dentistry? - An interview with president-elect of ADA, Dr. Raymond Gist

U of Michigan School of Dentistry - Video clips on dentistry education, resources, and interviews from the field. Videos uploaded on a regular basis.

American Dental Association - ADA's channel on dental information

Academy of General Dentistry - Clips from America's 2nd largest dental association

...and some comedic relief...

David Letterman's Trip to the Dentist

Bill Cosby on Dentists

Dentist skit from The Carol Burnett Show - Featuring Tim Conway and Harvey Corman

Mr. Bean at the Dentist

A Day in the Life of a Dental Student - Created using Xtranormal Movie Maker

Thursday, 1 September 2011

New Books - September 2011


Antibiotics and antiseptics in periodontal therapy / by Alexandrina L. Dumitrescu.
Springer, c2011.

The fearful dental patient : a guide to understanding and managing / edited by Arthur A. Weiner.
Wiley-Blackwell, c2011.

Regenerative dentistry / by Mona K. Marei
Morgan & Claypool, c2010.

Topics in dental biochemistry / by Martin Levine.
Springer, c2011.


American Student Dental Association (ASDA) guide to postdoctoral programs, 12th ed. (Volume 1 and 2)
American Student Dental Association, c2009

"This guide is designed to make the process of comparing graduate programs more efficient and convenient for all applicants, allowing students to easily pinpoint the programs most likely to satisfy their personal and professional requirements." Taken from preface in book

Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2009

"Thoroughly updated and now in its tenth edition, this book is the cornerstone text of almost every dental hygienist's library. It presents the latest technical advances and research findings in a straightforward and concise outline format to equip you with the clinical skills needed for successful practice. Helpful features include case-based exercises, ethics boxes, as well as full-color artwork and photographs for clear assessment of patients." Taken from back of book

Clinical problem solving in dentistry, 3rd ed. / by Edward W. Odell
Churchill Livingstone, c2010

"The latest edition of this popular book continues to provide a highly visual step-by-step guide to the practical management of a wide variety of presentations seen in clinical practice. Containing over 350 high-quality photographs, illustrations and table, Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry is written in an easy to read 'how to' style and contains a large number of real life clinica cases carefully presented to maximize learning outcomes for the reader." - Taken from back cover.

Community oral health practice for the dental hygienist, 3rd ed. / by Kathy Voigt Geurink
Elsevier Saunders, c2012.

"Created by dental hygienists for dental hygienists, this innovative text helps you acquire the knowledge you need to improve the oral health of people in various communities and build a successful career in the public health sector. Emphasis on the public health concepts of assessment, policy development, and assurance makes this an ideal resource for oral health professionals planning to work in public health." Taken from back of book

Dental radiography : principles and techniques, 4th ed / by Joen Iannuzzi and Laura Jansen Howerton
Elsevier/Saunders, c2012.

"Get through coverage of key dental radiography principles and complete technical instruction with this easy-to-use text! Now in full color, this combination textbook/training manual guides you step to step through common procedures, with accompanying illustrations, case studies, and interactive exercises to help you apply what you've learned to practice. " Taken from back of book

Endodontology / by Michael A. Baumann and Rudolf Beer
Thieme, c2010

"Experts from around the world present a comprehensive overview of the clinical practice for endodontology, featuring the most up-to-date information on the treatment of the inner tooth, pulp, adn tissues surrouding the root. The authors provide detailed coverage of all common endodontic procedures documented with full-color illustrations that demonstrated the various steps of each treatment." - Taken from back of book

Essentials of dental radiography for dental assistants and hygienists, 9th ed. / by Evelyn M. Thomson and Orlen N. Johnson
Pearson, c2012

"[This book] is student friendly, beginning each chapter with learning objectives from both the knowledge and the application levels. Each objective is tested by study questions presented at the end of the chapter, allowing the student to assess learning outcomes. The objectives and study questions are written in the same order that the material appears in the chapter, guiding the student through assimilation of the chapter content." Taken from Preface, ix.

Ethics, jurisprudence, and practice management in dental hygiene, 3rd ed. / by Vickie J. Kimbrough-Walls and Charla J. Lauder.
Pearson, c2012
"The information and examples in this book are designed to orient dental hygiene students to clinical practice and its many applications in an office setting. Although dental practices and dental hygiene procedures can be generalized, each office will be unique in its daily operations and policies. As public health is woven through the various roles of the dental hygienist, this book contains limited discussions regarding public health issues." Taken from preface, xi.

Fundamentals of biostatistics, 7th Edition / by Bernard Rosner
Brooks/Cole, c2011
"Fundamentals of Biostatistics, by Bernard Rosner, is a practical introduction to the methods, techniques, and computation of statistics fro students pursuing careers in medicine and other health-related fields. The text motivates students with examples taken from current medical research and literature, showing the real problems researchers and health professionals are tackling today to achieve breakthroughs in health and medicine." - Taken from back of book

Harty's endodontics in clinical practice, 6th ed. / by Bun San Chong
Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, c2010

"The new edition of the now classic Harty's Endodontic in Clinical Practice has been fully revised and updated. Prepared by experts from around the world, the book provides comprehensive coverage of current endodontic practice and recent advances in the field in a clear and accessible style. Richly illustrated and now in full color." Taken from back of book

Medical problems in dentistry, 6th ed. / by Crispian Scully
Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, c2010.

"This text offers a very authoritative account of general medical and surgical conditions as they apply to the practice of dentistry and oral healthcare. Established as the standard reference on the subject, Medical Problems in Dentistry is essential both for students learning for the first time or practitioners and others needig to keep up to date with their knowledge. In this 6th edition the contect has been rewritten and refocused to place even stronger emphasis on the medical problems that directly influence dental practice. All content has been reviewed by a specialist Advisory Board. " Taken from back of book

Modern dental assisting, 10th ed. / by D.L. Bird and D.S. Robinson
Elsevier-Saunders, 2012.

"In the 10th edition of Modern Dental Assisting, we uphold the same core educational values and goals instilled in us by Hazel Torres and Ann Ehrlich. However, the knowledge and skills necessary to reach competency in each of the many new techniques and procedures have been greatly expanded". Taken from Preface, ix.

Donning Company Publishers, c2009.

Operative oral and maxillofacial surgery, 2nd ed. / edited by John Langdon, Mohan Patel, Robert Ord and Peter Brennan
Hodder Arnold, c2011

"This is the second edition of a major text on Operative Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The subject is now enormous, extending from repair of trauma, cosmesis, and of course traditional management of infections and malignancy, with important and continuing advances in all these areas. In addition the editors have included major sections on dental and jaw surgery. the rapid advances in surgical techniques involve mastering of new materials and instruments and above all an extreme attention to detail." - Taken from Foreword, vi. 

Oral Microbiology, 5th ed. / by Philip D. Marsh and Michael V. Martin
Churchill Livingstone, c2009

"The aim of Oral Microbiology is to describe the comples relationship between the resident oral microflora adn the host in health and disease. This latest edition, whihc has been completely rewritten and enlarged, reatins and extends its philsophy of explaining this relationship in ecological terms. This approach is of benefit to the reader by providing a clear set of principles to explain the underlying issues that determine whether the microflora will have a beneficial or an adverse relationship with the host at a particular site. This information provides a foundation that can be exploited by research workers or health professionals to understand, prevent or control disease." - Taken from back of book

Orthodontics: current principles and techniques, 5th ed. / edited by L. W. Graber, R. L. Vanarsdall and K.W.L. Vig
Elsevier-Mosby, c2012.

"This is the fifth edition of what remains the most widely used undergraduate orthodontic textbook in the world. For over 25 years it has contributed to the education of orthodontic residents and practitioners around the world, having been translated into eight different languages." Taken from Preface, vi 

Orthodontics and paediatric dentistry, 2nd ed. / by Declan Millett and Richard Welbury
Churchill-Livingstone, c2010.

"The latest edition of this popular book continues to provide a highly visual step-by-step guide to the practical management of a wide variety of presentations seen in clinical practice. Containing over 250 high-quality photographs, illustrations and tables Clinical Problem Solving in Orthodontics & Paediatric Dentistry is written in an easy to read 'how to' style and contains a large number of clinical cases carefully presented to maximize learning outcomes for the reader." - Taken from back cover

Periodontal disease: symptoms, treatment and prevention / edited by Sho L. Yamamoto
Nova, c2011

"This book presents topical research data in the study of periodontal disease, including aesthetic periodontal therapy and root coverage techniques; clinical features of periodontal disease in children and adolescents; biomechanics and the perioprosthetic patient; maternal periodontitis and perinatal outcomes; identifying patients with enhanced disease susceptibility in periodontal disease; and inflammatory mediators and oxidative stress in periodontal disease." - Taken from Preface, vii.

Professional responsibility in dentistry: A practical guide to law and ethics / by Joseph P. Graskemper
Wiley-Blackwell, c2011.

"Professional Responsibility in Dentistry integrates dental law, risk management, professionalism, and ethics, as all are interrelated in everyday practice. Beyond theory, the fact-based approach of this book shows examples of various situations the dentist may face. Dr. Graskemper addresses a range of topics, from legal concepts and regulation of dentistry to professionalism and ethics." -Taken from the back of the book.

Prosthetic treatment of the edentulous patient, 5th ed. / by R.M. Basker, J.C. Davenport and J. M. Thomason

The new edition of this well established and highly regarded textbook has been completely revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in the field of tooth loss and denture provision. Primarily aimed at students in the undergraduate and immediate postgraduate years, it will also be of value to all those, including clinical technicians, who are faced with the increasingly challenging problems of complete denture treatment in dental practice.

Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers, 7th ed. /  by Council of Science Editors
The Rockefeller University Press, c2006.

Staying safe: tips from your College, members workbook / by Royal College of Dental Surgeons
Royal College of Dental Surgeons, c2006.

Teeth are our organs : teeth are closely connected with our lives / by Kazumasa Muratsu
KOS, c2009

Temporomandibular Disorders: A problem-based approach / by Robin Gray and Ziad Al-Ani
Wiley-Blackwell, c2011

"Temporomandibular Disorders: A problem-based approach promotes learning as a dynamic process of active involvement. It encourages evaluation by self-assessment with questions at the end of the book, and a unique link to an online interactive quiz where readers can test their knowledge of TMD. Th final chapters include practical guides on how to make splints and samples of patient information sheets that can be used as templates." - Taken from back of book

Traumatic dental injuries : a manual, 3rd ed. / by J. O. Andreasen, L. K. Bakland, M. T. Flores, F. M. Andreasen and L. Andersson.
Wiley-Blackwell, c2011

"The third edition of Traumatic Dental Injuries: a Manual builds on the widespread success of the previous two editions. The ultimate guide to dental trauma, the manual preserves its uniquely usable and reader-friendly format, demonstrating step-by-step treatment protocols for commonly occurring traumatic injuries. Several new sections have been added to expand the number of clincial scenarios, describing soft tissue injuries associated with dental trauma, showing how decoronation of ankylosed anterior teeth in adolescencts can preserve the alveolar process for later implant placement, and identifying predictors for pulpal and periodontal ligament healing complications as well as for tooth loss." - Taken from back cover.

Treating the triad: teeth, muscles, TMJs / by Giuseppe Cozzani
Quintessenza Edizioni, c2011.

"This work presents the underlying principles and their practical application, from the most straightforward cases to the most complex, applying individual diagnosis and treatment for each single patient on the basis of investigation through Magnetic Resonance and other imaging techniques including C.T., diagnostic-therapeutic manipulation and muscle and TM assessment with the ultimate aim of achieving a correct anatomy and consequently valid function." Take from back of book

Clinical practice of the dental hygienist, 10th ed. / by Esther M. Wilkins
Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2009

Modern dental assisting, 10th ed. / by D.L. Bird and Debbie S. Robinson
Elsevier-Saunders, c2012.

Staying safe: tips from your College, members workbook / by Royal College of Dental Surgeons
RCDSO, c2006.

Teeth are our organs : teeth are closely connected with our lives / by Kazumasa Muratsu
KOS, c2009

Traumatic dental injuries : a manual, 3rd ed. / by J. O. Andreasen, L. K. Bakland, M. T. Flores, F. M. Andreasen and L. Andersson.
Wiley-Blackwell, c2011

The effect of zoledronate pretreatment on BMP induced bone formation in mice / by Marina Prichert
Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, c2011

Homelessness and oral health in Toronto / by Rafael Luis Fiori de Figueiredo
Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, c2011