Wednesday, 1 May 2013

New Books - May 2013


Mosby Elsevier, c2011.

"Expand your skills in the rapidly growing field of laser dentistry! Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry uses a concise, evidence-based approach in describing protocols and procedures. Dr. Robert A. Convissar, a renowned lecturer on this subject, has assembled a diverse panel of international contributors; he's also one of the first general dentists to use lasers in his practice." Taken from publisher description.

William Andrew/Elsevier, 2011.

"The Applied Handbook of Adhesives provides a thoroughly practical survey of all aspects of adhesives technology from selection and surface preparation to industrial applications and health and environmental factors. The resulting handbook is a hard-working reference for a wide range of engineers and technicians working in the adhesives industry and a variety of industry sectors that make considerable use of adhesives." Taken from publisher description.

Springer, 2010.

"An invaluable work that will help dentists and oral surgeons to recognize and diagnose gross dental abnormalities. This book provides practically applicable knowledge on histology and histopathology of the changes that are seen in diseases of the dental and periodontal tissues. It includes the disturbances in tooth formation, acquired dental diseases including caries and its sequelae for the tooth-surrounding tissues, periodontal disease and odontogenic tumours. Also, attention is paid to the histological alterations induced by dental treatment." Taken from publisher description.

Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

"Toothwear: ABC of the Worn Dentition is the first book to provide a comprehensive practical account of the aetiology, treatment, and prevention of all forms of tooth wear. Bringing together the latest international dental research in the field, it gathers a comprehensive range of collaborators to create a clinical guide for dental practitioners. Presented in a new and precise format that allows for ease of reference and helps assimilate clinical information quickly, the book covers all forms of tooth wear and dental erosion." Taken from publisher description.

Blackwell Pub., 2010.

"The main purpose of this book is to provide clear, straightforward information about the key requirements relating to health and safety in dental practices, with a practical and user-friendly approach to help manage these issues on a day-to-day basis. It assists practice managers, dentists, dental nurses and other team members in making health and safety 'second nature' by integrating it into their usual routine - thereby preventing accidents, addressing unacceptable working practices, and maintaining professional standards in order to ensure, so far as is reasonable, the protection of employees and patients." Taken from publisher description.


National Academies Press, c2011

"Access to oral health care is essential to promoting and maintaining overall health and well-being yet only half of the population visits a dentist each year. Poor and minority children are less likely to have access to oral health care than are their nonpoor and nonminority peers. Older adults, people who live in rural areas, and disabled individuals, uniformly confront access barriers, regardless of their financial resources" Taken from publisher description.

"In this book, Dental Specialists Drs. Nargiz Schmidt & Joseph Zelig team up with Psychologist Dr. Robert Reiner to help you: Understand the causes of Dental Phobia; Learn about Behavioral Therapy for Dental Phobia; Learn about IV Sedation Dentistry; Read inspiring true stories of people who have conquered their fear of dentistry; Learn about the latest pain-free dental procedures; Get expert advice and recommendations about products to help you acheive and maintain a beautiful & healthy smile." Taken from publisher description.
Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
"Starting with diagnostics and treatment planning, the book examines the most common occlusal, periodontal and endodontic presentations and goes on to cover the full range of prosthodontic treatments including intra- and extra-coronal restorations, removable prostheses and dental implants. The role of dental materials in prosthodontic treatment is comprehensively covered, with chapters on impressions, cementation and tooth preparation." Taken from publisher description.

Quintessence Pub., c2012. 2nd ed.

"This text offers a practical and pragmatic approach to implant dentistry, outlining predictable protocols for each stage. It also presents guidelines to assist the clinician during decision-making." Taken from publisher description.

Elsevier, 2013. 1st ed.

"This text expands the field of dentistry to examine the role it and teeth play in everything from biology to biography. The book offers facts and figures regarding famous historical figures, such as John Hunter, Dr Crippen, Doc Holliday, and Paul Revere, exploring how their connections to dentistry shaped them, as well as the story of the two young dentists who discovered the principles of general anaesthesia." Taken from Bowker Data Service Summary description.

McGraw-Hill, c2013.

"This book gives you essential skill-buildingtechniques and strategies developed by a team of expert test-prep tutors. Their practical experience and expert coaching will help you master every question type. You'll get all the facts about the exam, hundreds of helpful illustrations, and three full-length practice tests. McGraw-Hill'sDAT guides you step-by-step through your preparation program--and gives you the tools you need to succeed." Taken from publisher description.

Translating mechanisms of orofacial neurological disorder / edited by Masayuki Kobayashi, et al.
Elsevier/Academic Press, c2011.
"In this volume, members of the International Translational Research Network on Orofacial Neurological Disorders and invited experts provide authoritative overviews of new aspects of motor function and sensation relating to neurological disorders in orofacial regions." Taken from publisher description.  


At the forefront : illustrated topics in dental research and clinical practice / editor, Hiromasa Yoshie.
Quintessence Pub. Co., c2012.

"This volume brings together articles on the topics of bioscience and clincial science, punctuated with illustrations. The first half of the book addresses scientific topics such as diagnosis of periodontal disease using blood and saliva testing; periodontal tissue, salivary gland, and tooth re-generation; tissue-engineered bone; correlation of periodontal disease with cardiovascular disease, preterm low birth weight, and diabetes; and genetic diagnosis of drug-induced gingival overgrowth. In the second half, the focus is on clincial issues, including dentinal remineralization and hypersensitivity; effect of whitening procedures on tooth structure; discriminate removal of carious dentin using a caries detector; nerve injury due to tooth extraction or implant placement; morphologic changes to mandibular canal and maxillary sinus following tooth loss; and identification of vessels and nerves in the maxillary tuberosity for implant placement." Taken from publisher description.

Full dentures according to Slavicek's method / Giuseppe Cuman, et al.
Teamwork Media, c2005.

"This book is meant for those (students, dentists and technicians) who want to gain information on how to plan and fabricate a coimplete denture by following a very simple method used successfully in thousands of clinical situations." Taken from Foreword.

Taking advantage of emerging technologies in clinical practice / editor, James A. McNamara, Jr.; associate editor Kristin Y. De Koster.
University of Michigan, c2012.

"This volume includes the proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth Annual Moyers Symposium, February 26-27, 2011, Ann Arbor, Michigan." Taken from publisher description.

Defense from within : a guide to success as a dental malpractice defense expert / Jeffrey A. Krompier.
Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc., c2012

"In this book, an attorney with 30 years of experience defending health and dental care providers against malpractice suits offers dental clinicians essential advice and inside information regarding the requirements, skills, and assets that are needed to become a successful defense expert witness." Taken from publisher description.


New York : McGraw-Hill, c2013.