Thursday, 18 December 2014

Happy Holidays - Online videos for feature films, documentaries and live broadcasts of concerts, operas from the library

Are you ready for the holidays? Did you know there are resources available from the library that can help you relax? Here are two very good resources for your enjoyment this winter break:

Please note: for off-campus access, you will need your UTORid login.

Criterion-on-Demand - an online streaming database featuring a large number of film producers, including, but not limited to: 20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight, Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, DreamWorks SKG, etc.
For this database, streaming must be connected through each title, available through the Library catalogue. The link provided here only acts as a browser for remote users. - a classical music video streaming resource including concerts, opera, dance and documentaries. It is also available on your mobile devices. For iPhone or iPad user, please click here; for android mobile phone or tablet, please click here.

For more online video resources please check:

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Wish you all have a wonderful holiday and see you in New Year!

Friday, 5 December 2014

New Books - December 2014


Basic guide to anatomy and physiology for dental care professionals / by Carole Hollins
John Wiley & Sons, 2012

"Beginning with a definition of anatomy and physiology, and with all the basics of cell, tissue and organ biology, this Basic Guide covers: the cardiovascular, respiratory and digestive systems, all of which are central to the DCP curriculum core areas such as skull and oral anatomy, periodontal tissues, blood and nerve supply to the oral cavity, muscles of mastication, and major salivary glands areas such as jaw and tooth development, and the histology or oral and dental tissue Each area is covered separately and in depth, giving the reader an understanding of their structure and function in health as well as illnesses relevant to medical emergencies and dental-related disorders (such as acid reflux which causes tooth erosion)." Taken from publisher description

Clinical textbook of dental hygiene and therapy / edited by Suzanne Noble
John Wiley & Sons, 2012

"Fully revised and updated to reflect changes in clinical practice, legislation and regulation, this groundbreaking textbook intertwines the subjects of dental hygiene and dental therapy to provide a comprehensive resource for students of these courses, as well as those studying new degree programmes in oral health science. Following course developments and an expansion in the remit of both hygienists and therapists, this book has been written not only for students, but as a revision and updating manual for those already in practice." Taken from publisher description

Clinical cases in prosthodontics / by Leila Jahangiri ... [et al.]
Wiley-Blackwell, 2011

"Wiley-Blackwell's "Clinical Cases" series is designed to recognize the centrality of clinical cases to the profession by providing actual cases with an academic backbone. Clinical Cases in Prosthodontics grounds itself in core principles of this rehabilitative specialty and demonstrates their practical, every-day application through range of case presentations building from simple to complex and from common to rare. This unique approach supports the new trend in case-based and problem-based learning, thoroughly covering topics ranging from conventional complete denture prostheses to full mouth rehabilitation using both implant and tooth-supported prostheses." Taken from publisher description 


Evidence-based dentistry for the dental hygienist / edited by J. Frantsve-Hawley

Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc., 2014

"As discussed in this book, an evidence-based approach includes incorporating the scientific evidence with the clinician's expertise and the individual patient's needs and preferences. These are the three cornerstones that, when used together, provide a strong basis for all personalized client decisions. The skills taught in this book include identifying, appraising, and using scientific evidence. But that is simply one part of the process. This evidence must then be applied to clinical decision making [...] by asking three specific questions about evidence: (1) Are the results valid? (2) What are the results? (3) Can the results be applied to my patient? The book is divide into two main parts. The first section addresses the specific skills needed to implement an evidence-based approach in your practice, while the second section addresses current evidence on topics of interest to the dental hygienist."  Taken from Preface, vii

Interceptive orthodontics : a practical guide to occlusal management / by J. Noar

Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

This book "aims to guide the practitioner in the art of interceptive management of the developing dentition. The goal is to guide the permanent dentition into the line of the dental arches, avoiding complex orthodontic treatment for teeth displaced far from their ideal position, and thereby reducing orthodontic treatment time. This book covers growth of the jaws and tooth development, and explains the correct timing of interceptive management. It also discusses orthodontic assessment, special investigations and comprehensive management of the mixed dentition, taking in the issues of early crowding, impaction, supernumerary and supplemental teeth, dental arch expansion, space maintenance and space management. In line with best available evidence, it provides clear treatment objectives and detailed treatment planning advice. Practical, accessible, and illustrated with a wealth of colour images, this is an ideal clinical companion for general dental practitioners, oral surgeons, paediatric dentists and orthodontists. It is also a valuable reference for all training grades." Taken from back cover
Also available online

Disinfection of root canal systems : the treatment of apical periodontitis / edited by N. Cohenca
Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

This book "is an evidence-based manual that describes root canal anatomy, the endodontic biofilm, and the role of disinfection before presenting the most up-to-date methods of irrigation and disinfection. Individual chapters are devoted to each method, such as positive pressure irrigation, apical negative pressure irrigation, sonic activation, photodynamic therapy, laser technology, and ozonization and electrochemical activation. Clinical photographs throughout show proper irrigation and disinfection techniques" Taken from back cover

Fundamentals of implant dentistry / by G. Byrne 

Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

This text "provides a concise yet comprehensive look at the basic background and science of implantology and includes practical, evidence-based instruction on common procedures such as single implant crowns, bridges, and overdentures. Well-illustrated with clear line drawings and clinical photos, the book serves as the perfect introduction to this exciting area of dentistry. 
Special features:

  • Distills foundational knowledge in implant dentistry in an accessible guide
  • Includes practical instruction on adding implant procedures to general dental practice
  • Organized in a succinct, easy-to-follow manner
  • Features clear illustrations and clinical photographs to illustrate concepts discussed"
Taken from back cover

The dentist's drug and prescription guide / by M. Weinberg and S.J. Froum

Wiley-Blackwell, 2013

This book "is written for dental professionals seeking quick advice on prescribing medications for their patients. Using an easy-to-read question-and-answer format, the text describes evidence-based pharmacologic therapy with current and up-to-date references regarding adjunctive pharmacologic treatment of the dental patient. Drug therapy for each dental discipline, including periodontics, implantology, oral surgery, and endodontics, is included. Recommendations for pharmacologic treatment with periodontal and implant surgery as well as treatment of periodontal diseases, dental pain, and infections are also covered." Taken from back cover
Also available online - from Coutts MyiLibrary and Wiley-Blackwell Online Books

Basic guide to oral health education and promotion, 2nd edition / by A. Felton, A. Chapman and S. Felton

Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

This book "is the perfect step-by-step course companion for dental nurses studying for a qualification in Oral Health Education. In addition, it is an invaluable resource for other members of the dental team and health professionals involved in educating and promoting oral health to patients and the wider general public [...] Topics covered include dental structures, anatomy and physiology, oral diseases and prevention, the principles of education, oral health and society, promoting oral health in the 21st century, patient communication, project planning and workplace assignments. This second edition has been thoroughly updated and revised in line with the substantial changes to the role and professional obligations of the dental nurse. The book reflects recent changes in oral health, numerous innovations in procedures and techniques, infection control with regards to oral hygiene aids and developments in oral health products. In addition, a brand new section has been added on education and research." Taken from back cover 

Quintessence Publishing Co. Ltd., 2014

"This book describes those minor oral surgical procedures that can be performed under local anaesthesia with or without sedation in the general dental practice setting. In addition to describing the surgical techniques the assessment of surgical patients, the appropriate use of drugs and the management of complications and emergencies are discussed." Taken from back cover

Oral and maxillofacial surgery, 2nd edition / by C. Kerawala and C. Newlands

Oxford University Press, 2014

"Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (second edition):

  • Encompasses new evidence and changes in guidelines and clinical practice
  • Explains the diagnosis and treatment of a wider range of congenital and acquired conditions that affect the mouth, jaw, face, and contiguous structures
  • Provides updates coverage of the Exit FRCS (OMFS) syllabus and also remains relevant for those working towards MFJDS
  • Contains new and improved figures and photographs to illustrate procedures
  • Has an authorship of unparalleled expertise from across oral and maxillofacial surgery"
Taken from back cover

Oxford handbook of clinical dentistry, 6th edition / by D.A. Mitchell and L. Mitchell, with contributions from L. McCaul

Oxford University Press, 2014

"The authors have distilled the essentials of clinical practice into a readily accessible style. Concise and practically focused, the handbook balances a pragmatic approach alongside evidence-based clinical knowledge, guidelines, and protocols. This handbook is in full colour, with even more images and diagrams to aid in understanding. It includes revised chapters on fast-moving areas of dental practice such as therapeutics and anaethesia, as well as updates on the aetiology and management of cancer, reflecting recent discoveries. More information on topics such as the difference in healthcare and legal requirements of the UK devolved countries, and guidelines, further reading, and life support protocols have been updated throughout." Taken from back cover

Ergon, 1994

Language note: Includes some text in English

Updates in clinical prosthetics, the tenthmeeting : research articles published, accepted, under consideration byinternational journals, sent by the Turin University Department of ProstheticDentistry, 1998-2000 = X Giornate di aggiornamento in clinica protesica :ricerche pubblicate, accetate, inviate dalla Cattedra di Protesi Dentariadell'Università di Torino a riviste scientifiche internazionali nel trienno1998/2000
Cattedra di Protesi Dentaria dell'Università di Torino, 2000

"The tenth meeting: an important milestone [...] Ten congresses have fostered and consolidated our relationship with schools and colleagues throughout the world. The school's contribution to each congress has been an expression of our progress: initially revolving around teaching activities, then clinical treatment as it relates to such activities, and lastly research [...] 24 papers of an international standard, of which 10 published during 1998-2000, 7 accepted for publication and 7 under consideration, is the sum of our research work over recent years." Taken from Introduction 

Language note: Text in Italian with abstracts in English; introductory matter in Italian and English

The epidemiology of malocclusion : inter-relations of malocclusion manifestations and etiological factors / by R.M. Grainger
Author, 1960(?)

"This paper is a preliminary report on the prevalence and inter-relations of various clinical manifestations of malocclusion and certain predisposing etiological factors." Taken from p. 1

Implant restoration : a step-by-step guide, 3rd edition / by C. Drago
Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

This book "offers clinicians a practical, step-by-step approach to treatment planning and restoring dental implants. This highly illustrated, case-based book demonstrates how to treat the most commonly encountered treatment scenarios by describing the procedures, techniques, and sequences required in clear, concise language and in an easy-to-use format. The book takes the theory of implant restoration, using as its basis two different implant systems, and places it directly in the operatory, concentrating in detail on each stage of the actual clinical procedures involved in treating different patients. It integrates implant treatment with the realities of running a successful restorative practice. Building on the work of the second edition, the third edition of this successful text reflects the advances of implant prosthetics over the intervening years, providing new cases, exploring new techniques and technology, and demonstrating updated system components and armamentarium." Taken from back cover

High-strength ceramics : interdisciplinary perspectives / edited by J.L. Ferencz, N.R.F.A. Silva and J.M. Navarro
Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc., 2014

"[The authors] believed that a text could be created that focused on the collaboration of biomaterials science, industry clinical, and dental laboratory perspectives. [The authors] envisioned that most chapters could combine perspectives by asking biomaterials experts to work with clinicians to write chapters [...] This text is intended for dental students, dental technicians, dental faculty, and practicing dentists alike. We [the authors] believe that to be a successful user of ceramic materials today, one must have an understanding of basic biomaterials. We [the authors] thoroughly hope that this text introduces readers to new ceramic materials, high-quality clinical procedures, and laboratory techniques with an underpinning of biomaterials science." Taken from back cover

Dental implant prosthetics, 2nd edition / by C.E. Misch
Elsevier Mosby, 2015

"The definitive resource on the latest dental implants and treatments! Written by a foremost authority in the field, Dental Implant Prosthetics, 2nd Edition helps you advance your skills and understanding of implant prosthetics. Comprehensive coverage includes both simple and complicated clinical cases, with practical guidance on how to apply the latest research, diagnostic tools, treatment planning, implant designs, materials, and techniques to provide superior patient outcomes.

  • NEW! Emphasis on treatment planning helps decrease the number of visits while providing effective, long-term results for the patient
  • NEW! Original illustrations and photos highlight and clarify key clinical concepts and techniques
  • Treatment supported by clinical evidence equips you with a more targeted evidence-based approach to patient procedures."
Taken from back cover

The Wiley handbook of anxiety disorders: volume I: theory and research / edited by P. Emmelkamp and T. Ehring

Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

"This state-of-the-art Handbook on the research and treatment of anxiety and related disorders is the most clinically oriented Handbook currently available. It offers a truly international approach, encompassing a broad network of researchers and covering issues of global--not just Western--relevance [...] Volume I covers various aspects related to theory and research into anxiety disorders, including epidemiology, course, classification according to DSM-5, and major etiological approaches. Disorder-specific chapters provide in-depth information on each anxiety disorder as well as on a number of anxiety-related problems classified in other categories, including PTSD, OCD, sexual anxiety, and body dysmorphic disorders." Taken from back cover
Also available online - from Scholars Portal Books or Wiley-Blackwell Online Books

The Wiley handbook of anxiety disorders: volume II: clinical assessment and treatment / edited by P. Emmelkamp and T. Ehring

Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

"This state-of-the-art Handbook on the research and treatment of anxiety and related disorders is the most clinically oriented Handbook currently available. It offers a truly international approach, encompassing a broad network of researchers and covering issues of global--not just Western--relevance [...] Volume 2 presents the very latest treatments for anxiety disorders. Chapters cover the most recent research findings in their respective areas, as well as clinically relevant information including brief case vignettes. In addition to established treatments, new and innovative approaches are covered, including cognitive bias modification, virtual reality exposure therapy, deep brain stimulation, and the use of cognitive enhancers." Taken from back cover 

Also available online - from Scholars Portal Books or Wiley-Blackwell Online Books

Cengage Health Care, 2013

"As a dental assistant, you will be expected to take on an increasing number of clinical and administrative responsibilities to stay competitive. Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach delivers inclusive coverage of the basic and advanced clinical skills you need to master. This complete learning system includes the most current information on leading dental practices/procedures, equipment, and patient safety standards, as well as, incorporates animation, video, step-by-step photo illustrations, real-life case studies, and dynamic review materials." Taken from back cover

Essentials of dental assisting, 5th edition / by D.S. Robinson
Elsevier, 2013

"Many of the chapters within this edition have been modified and enhanced to include the most up-to-date knowledge and skills that are being taught to dental professionals and practiced in clinical settings. The book is divided into 10 parts, beginning with historical and scientific background, leading into preclinical and clinical areas, and finishing with preparation for employment and national board examinations. Each chapter provides specific objectives for the reader to achieve, terms for the reader to review to ensure comprehension of the content, specific figures and tables that will assist the reader in grasping the material, and, finally, procedures that provide detail and exercises designed to test comprehension." Taken from Preface, v

Cengage Learning, 2014

"The first dental professional a patient encounters is generally the front office staff. This interaction is the key to promoting the practice and making the patient comfortable. Dental Office Management, Second Edition, hones professionalism and improves efficiencies in managing the business aspects of dentistry. The various tasks associated with front office dental management are addressed in six sections: The Business of Dentistry, Practical Communications, Clinical Records Management, Business and Financial Records Management, Dental Office Employment, and The Use of Practice Management Software [...]
  • Includes DENTRIX software with a detailed guide for its use allowing valuable practice with dental management software.
  • Discusses the latest trends in dentistry including use of Web sites and social marketing, networking, and making the dental office greener.
  • Incorporates new technologies which improve efficiencies in the contemporary dental office." Taken from back cover


Efficacy of nutrition and physical activity counseling for pre-adolescent children in a dental setting : a randomized controlled trial / by Anoushe Sekhavat.

Thesis (MSc)--University of Toronto, 2014.

Availability of TGF-Beta1 in the myofibroblast metrix: a matter of strain and fibronectin / by Franco Kleinberg.

Thesis (PhD)--University of Toronto, 2014.


Cengage Health Care, 2013

Essentials of dental assisting, 5th edition / by D.S. Robinson 

Elsevier, 2013

Cengage Learning, 2014

Children's Literature

Franklin and the tooth fairy / by Pauletter Bourgeois and Brenda Clark 

Kids Can Press, Ltd., 1995
A Classic Franklin Story

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Locate retracted publications in PubMed

Have you ever wondered that if there are any retracted papers for the topics you are interested in and want to see what they are?
In PubMed, you can locate these articles. Here is what you can do:
  1. Run the search, and then limit your results by using the filter “Article types” on the left.
  2. Select “More”, check the box for “Retracted Publication” and click on “Show”.
  3. After you click on this filter, you will see the retracted papers for your topic.        
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us

Thursday, 6 November 2014

New Books - November 2014


Cambridge University Press, 2013

"The follow-up companion to The Anthropology of Modern Human Teeth (Cambridge University Press, 1997), this volume focuses on applied dental research. It starts with a cutting-edge section on genetics, and continues with a series of case studies demonstrating the utility of morphological analysis in fossil hominin and more recent populations (and individuals)" Taken from bookstore description

Cohen's pathways of the pulp / K. M. Hargreaves, S. Cohen ; web editor, L.H. Berman
Mosby Elsevier, c2011

"Completely updated to keep you absolutely current, this comprehensive reference remains the definitive text for the classroom and clinical practice. The tenth edition offers a superb full-color design and integrates the latest evidence-based research for clinical treatments. It includes coverage from preparing the clinician and patient for endodontic treatment to the role an endodontist can play in the treatment of traumatic injuries, to the procedures used in the treatment of both pediatric and older patients" Taken from book jacket
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2012

"Endodontic Radiology, 2nd edition, is a unique reference that examines all aspects of radiographic imaging related to endodontics. Dr. Bettina Basrani and a team of prestigious international contributors build upon traditional radiographic techniques and include the latest information available on digital radiographs and cone beam computed tomography. More than an overview of equipment, the book delves into radiographic interpretation, differential diagnosis, technical difficulties and special circumstances when taking radiographs during the endodontic treatment, and how to choose the correct radiographic technique to obtain the desired images" Taken from publisher description


Clinical practice of the dental hygienist, 11th edition / by E.M. Wilkins
Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2013

"[This book] empowers you with the skills and knowledge needed to launch a successful career as a dental hygienist. Long considered the cornerstone of dental hygiene education, the text reflects the American Dental Hygienist Association Standards for Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice and is organized to follow the Dental Hygiene Process of Care." Taken from back cover 

The dental hygienist's guide to nutritional care / by C.A. Stegeman and J.R. Davis
Elsevier-Saunders, 2015

"Written by an author team with combined expertise in both dental hygiene and nutrition, this full-color text covers basic nutritional advice, current nutritional concerns, the most recent government recommendations, and more to give you the nutritional foundation you need for effective dental hygiene practice" Taken from back cover

Preventing medical emergencies : Use of the medical history in dental practice, 3rd edtion / by F.A. Pickett and J.R. Gurenlian
Wolters Kluwer Health, 2015

"Increase the safety of your patients with step-by-step procedure for preventing medical emergencies. Organized to follow the most recent American Dental Association Health History form, the book includes easy-to-find follow-up questions for all conditions, along with clinically relevant treatment plan modifications and strategies for preventing and managing specific emergencies." Taken from back cover

Developing your dental team's management skills : The Ghenghis Khan way / by M. R. Young and L. Young
CPD, 2013

"Being a manager doesn't mean it needs to be in your job title; in a dental practice, everyone is a manager. Managing staff, patients, clinical situations and the day-to-day running of the unique environment that is a dental practice involves every in the team. Utilising the individual skills, unique talents and diverse personalities of each team member makes for a successful and harmonious team resulting in the highest standards of patient care, and is good business." Taken from Foreword, v

Modern dental assisting 11th edition / by D. L. Bird and D. S. Robbinson
Elsevier-Saunders, 2015

"The leading text in dental assisting--the most trusted, the most comprehensive, and the most current --Modern Dental Assisting helps you master the foundational knowledge and basic and advanced chairside skills you need to achieve clinical competence and become a successful dental assistant." Taken from back cover 

General and oral pathology for the dental hygienist, 2nd edition / by L. DeLong and N. W. Burkhart
Wolters Kluwer |Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2013

"[This book] is a comprehensive study of the general concepts of pathophysiology as they relate to systemic and oral conditions. By addressing both oral and general pathology, the relationship between the principles of general pathology and the oral pathology seen in the clinic becomes clear." Taken from back cover

Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013

"With Patient Assessment Tutorials' step-by-step approach for assessing patients, you'll easily learn techniques for effective communication and develop vital patient interaction skills. Each module explains the foundations for what the hygienist will do and why, then visually and narratively guides you through the procedure. The Third Edition has retained the popular features from previous editions, while updating the content and adding new patient case studies to enhance learning." Taken from back cover

Dentist's guide to medical conditions, medications and complications, 2nd edition / by K. M. Ganda
Wiley-Blackwell, 2013

This book "is a highly accessible reference to dental treatment of medically complex patients presenting with common systemic conditions and medical complications, providing readers with a thorough reference to dental treatment in a whole-patient context. This updated and expanded edition outlines protocols for treating patients with common conditions, presents essential disease state-associated laboratory test evaluations, drug interaction information, and guides the dental profession through the prevention and management of in-office medical emergencies." Taken from back cover

Infection control and management of hazardous materials for the dental team, 5th edition / by C. H. Miller
Elsevier, 2014

"Emphasizing patient safety and infection prevention in the dental office, Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team, 5th Edition, covers everything from basic concepts in microbiology to protocols for clinical asepsis. Clear, step-by-step instructions make it easy for you to perform safety procedures and use the supplies and equipment needed to prevent the spread of infectious disease. New to this edition are full-color photographs and four new chapters on emerging topics." Taken from back cover

Anatomy of orofacial structures : a comprehensive approach, 7th edition / by R. W. Brand and D. E. Isselhard
Elsevier, 2014

"A combined text and student workbook, Anatomy of Orofacial Structures: A Comprehensive Apprach, Enhanced 7th Edition, makes its easy to understand oral histology and embryology, dental anatomy, and head and neck anatomy. Now in full color, the book includes more than 800 images, as well as review questions...Clear coverage provides a solid foundation for students studying dental assisting and dental hygiene." Taken from back cover

Lachman's case studies in anatomy, 5th edition / revised by D. Seiden and S. A. Corbett
Oxford University Press, 2013

"The fifth edition of this popular collection of fifty anatomical case studies, now co-authored by an anatomist and general surgeon, covers all the major regions of the body: head and neck, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and perineum, and limbs. Each case study includes the patient's history, physical exam results, diagnosis, therapy, and a discussion of the findings from the anatomical viewpoint." Taken from back cover

Implant dentistry : theory and practice / by Tibor Karoly Fabian and Hans Christian Hidalgo Wulff
Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2014

"This work presents an integration of several prosthetic, surgical, and oral biological considerations of implant dentistry on a scientific level, with special respect to the problem of clinical decision-making. Further, this book also includes some chapters dedicated to rarely reviewed research areas like the use of physiotherapy and psychosomatic considerations for implant dentistry." Taken from back cover

Emergency guide for dental auxiliaries, 4th edition / by D. Jennings and J. Bridger Chernega
Delmar, Cengage Learning, 2013

This book "contains the instruction needed to effectively handle a medical emergency in teh dental office. In addition to basic technical instruction, this new edition provides up-to-date information on First Aid techniques, legal concerns, and safety procedures. Use of this text ensures that those pursuing careers as dental professionals will have all the necessary skills and information to handle a medical emergency in the dental office with confidence and expertise" Taken from back cover

Soft-tissue lasers in dental hygiene / by J. Blayden and A. Mott
Wiley-Blackwell, 2013

"Soft-Tissue Lasers in Dental Hygiene" is the first book to explain laser use in periodontal therapy. Authors Jessica Blayden and Angie Mott are registered dental hygienists who have incorporated laser therapy in their dental hygiene practices with exceptional results. Soft-Tissue Lasers in Dental Hygiene begins with the background and science behind laser therapy before describing the specifics of clinical periodontal therapy--what lasers can be used for, how to implement them, techniques, and protocols." Taken from back cover

Mosby's review for the NBDE. Part two, 2nd edition / edited by F. Dowd
Elsevier, 2015

"...this complete exam review features an easy-to-use outline format that mirrors the topic progression of the NBDE. Content review includes the most up-to-date information on all the basic biomedical and dental sciences that are covered in Part II of the NBDE--including Endodontics, Operative Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Pain Control, Oral Diagnosis, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Patient Management, Periodontics, Pharmacology and Prosthodontics. This review companion also comes loaded with endless practice questions reflecting the latest question types, customizable teaching modes, and hundreds of informative examples and illustrations." Taken from back cover

Diabetes mellitus and oral health: an interprofessional approach / edited by I. B. Lamster
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014

This book "is a practical tool for dentists and dental hygienists providing oral health care to patients with diabetes mellitus. Firmly grounded in the latest evidence, the book addresses medical considerations, dental considerations, and case scenarios from clinical practice in three easily accessible sections...
Key features:
  • Provides a succinct, clinical guide to dental treatment and management of the diabetic patient
  • Presents information in an easily accessible format, ideal for clinical practice
  • Includes multiple case scenarios with a discussion of appropriate patient management" 
Taken from back cover
Also available online

Oral pathology for the dental hygienist, 6th edition / by O. A. C. Ibsen and J. Andersen Phelan
Elsevier, 2014

"...a text that offers the ideal combination of clinical photographs, radiographs, and content to help you identify, understand, evaluate and document the appearance of normal and disease states. This user-friendly, atlas-style text features the learning tools and updated content you need to prepare for success on your exams and throughout your professional career." Taken from back cover

Dental hygiene : theory and practice, 4th edition / by M. Leonardi Darby and M. M. Walsh
Elsevier, 2015

"Emphasizing evidence-based research and clinical competencies, this comprehensive resource provides clear coverage of the dental hygienists's roles and responsibilities in today's practice. It offers a clear approach to science and theory, a step-by-step guide to core dental hygiene procedures, and realistic scenarios to help you develop skills in decision making." Taken from back cover

Comprehensive periodontics for the dental hygienist, 4th edition / by M. A. Weinberg et al.
Pearson, 2015

"This basic text has been written in an attempt to make the professions' understanding of periodontal diseases accessible to the dental hygiene student, the practicing dental hygienist, and the dentist needing to update their knowledge through a concise synopsis of clinical periodontics." Taken from Preface, vii

Case studies in dental hygiene, 3rd edition / by E. M. Thomson
Pearson, 2013

"Case Studies in Dental Hygiene, Third Edition, is designed to guide the development of critical thinking skills and the application of theory to care at all levels of dental hygiene education--from beginning to advanced students...Introducing this text at the beginning of the educational experience may help the students realize early on the link between theory and patient care...Students also perceive an increase in confidence regarding preparation for board examinations when they have been given the opportunity to practice case-based decision making." Taken from Preface, v

Pediatric dentistry : infancy through adolescence, 5th edition / by P. S. Casamassimo et al.
Elsevier, 2013

"Now in full color, Pediatric Dentistry, Infancy Through Adolescence, 5th Edition, uses a unique age-specific organization to discuss all aspects of pediatric dentistry from infancy through adolescence. Each section covers the physical, cognitive, emotional and social changes that children experience, as well as the epidemiology of dental diseases at that age. Other chapters explore the examination, treatment planning, radiographic concerns, prevention, trauma, restorative dentistry, pulp therapy, orthodontics, and behavior management of each age range." Taken from back cover

Biofilms in infection prevention and control : a healthcare handbook / by S. L. Percival et al.
Elsevier, 2014

This book "explains the scientific evidence and rationale for the prevention of infection, the role biofilms play in infection control and the issues concerning their resistance to antimicrobials. This book provides practical guidance for healthcare and infection control professionals, as well as students, for preventing and controlling infection.

  • Formatted with summary boxes, charts, and grids for quick reference
  • Provides specific procedures for controlling and preventing infection
  • Includes case studies of HCAI, and also identifies appropriate HCAI treatments
  • Presents national government standards for infection prevention and control
  • Includes extensive references and links to websites for further information" 
Taken from back cover
Also available online

Local anesthesia for dental professionals, 2nd edition/by K. B. Bassett, A. C. DiMarco and D. K. Naughton
Pearson, 2015

"This second edition represents a broad-based, collaborative effort of a well-respected, diverse group of dental hygiene and dental experts. Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals continues to focus on a high level of knowledge and technical skill for students and clinicians, enabling the safe, comfortable administration of local anesthetic injections and nitrous oxide sedation. Updates in pharmacological agents and technological advances and modifications for medical compromise are included that emphasize the importance of evidence-based practice highlighting efficiency and safety." Taken from Preface, vii

Dental instruments: a pocket guide, 5th edition / by L.R. Bartolomucci Boyd
Elsevier, 2015

"This unique pocket-sized resource pairs text descriptions with high-quality photos to help you confidently recognize and use more than 300 dental instruments and relate equipment." Taken from back cover

Statistical approaches to orofacial pain and temporomandibular disorders research / by D. Manfredini et al.
Springer, 2014

"This book covers some biostatistical and several case studies useful to interpret and analyze dental research in the area of orofacial pain and temporomandibular disorders. It will guide practitioners in these fields who would like to interpret research findings or find examples on the design of clinical investigations" Taken from back cover 
Also available online 

Bell's oral and facial pain, 7th edition / by J. P. Okeson
Quintessence Books, 2014

"This text is divided in three major sections. The first section presents the normal neuroanatomy and function of the trigeminal system...the second major section presents a classification of the various orofacial pain disorders and describes the history and examination procedures that can by used to differentiate each disorder...the third major section presents management considerations for each orofacial pain disorder" Taken from Preface, xiii

L’Harmattan 2010

University of Michigan, 2014

"The 40th Moyers Symposium was held in Ann Arbor during the second weekend of March 2013. We celebrated this 40th anniversary meeting with a three-day event featuring 19 outstanding speakers from past Symposia...The Symposium, which began in 1974, honors Robert E. Moyers, the former Chair of the Department of Orthodontics and the Founding Director of the Center for Human Growth and Development at the University of Michigan" Taken from Preface, x

Canadian Medical Directory, 60th edition / Canadian Medical Association 
Scott's Directories, 2014.

Studies on periodontal disease / by E. Ekuni et al. 
Humana Press, 2014

"The chapters of this book widely cover the evidence for the relationship between oxidative stress and periodontal disease. Furthermore, the chapters provide possible mechanisms linking periodontal disease and systemic disease. The contributors are recognized experts in the field of oxidative stress and dentistry." Taken from Preface, v


Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Qualitative analysis of precipitate formation on the surface and in the tubules of dentin irrigated with chlorhexidine or QMiX as a final rinse / by Kamil P. Kolosowski
Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Medullary astrocytes may modulate the depressed excitability of Rat Face Primary MotorCortex (Face-M1) induced by noxious tooth pulp stimulation / by Henry Pun
Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

An in vitro study of anticariogenic compounds incorporated into Bis-GMA/TEGDMA copolymer / by Vinay Kumar Pilly Yadaiah
Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Emergency department use for dental problems among homeless people in Toronto / by Rafael Luis Fiori de Figueiredo
Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Influence of material and technique on occlusal chipping of all-ceramic molar crowns / by Majed M. Alsarani
Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Longitudinal assessment of maxillary and mandibular molar and incisor dentoalveolar heights and growth rate in class I subjects with varied craniofacial growth patterns as classified by directional and proportionate methods / by Bronsen Schliep
Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Thesis (PhD)--University of Toronto,  2014

Thesis (PhD)--University of Toronto,  2014

Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Thesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

TThesis (M.Sc)--University of Toronto,  2014

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Create a personal bookshelf of your favorite dental journals on your smartphone or tablet with BrowZine

Do you know that you can create a personal bookshelf of your own favorite dental journals on your smartphone or tablet with BrowZine? The process is easy and the application is free:

  • Download the app from the Apple Store (iPhone and iPad) or Google Play (Android).
  • When the app is launched, please make sure to search and choose "University of Toronto" from the list of libraries.
  • Login with your UTORid and password. Now in addition to the journals from the open access publishers, you can access all the journals University of Toronto Libraries subscribe to.
  • You will be able to find the journal via the subject browse (left corner) or title search (right corner). If you want to browse, Dentistry is under "Biomedical and Health Sciences". And all the dentistry journals are organized by different topics, such as Dental Materials, Dentistry Public Health and Education etc.
  • By clicking the titles you are interested in, it will bring to that title page and in that page, you can add the title to your own Bookshelf or read or save the articles you are interested in. Once you save the article, you can read it offline or you can save it to a citation management software such as RefWorks, Zotero or Mendeley.
  • For more detailed information, please click the link below:
    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

    Thursday, 11 September 2014

    New Books - September


    Endodontic pain: diagnosis, causes, prevention and treatment / by Paul A. Rosenberg.
    Springer, 2014.

    John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014

    "Open-bite malocclusion: treatment and stability presents the etiology, treatment, and its stability of anterior open bite malocclusion in the early, mixed, and permanent dentitions. Special emphasis is devoted to orthodontic treatment and its stability in the permanent dentition because this is the time when treatment of open bite presents greater relapse" Taken from publisher description

    The dentist's drug and prescription guide / by Mea A. Weinberg, Stuart J. Froum
    Wiley-Blackwell, 2013

    "The Dentist's Drug and Prescription Guide is the only book to offer comprehensive coverage of this topic and has quickly become the go-to reference for dental students, general dentists, periodontists, oral surgeons, dental hygienists." Taken from publisher description


    Peri-implantitis / by Stefan Renvert and Jean-Louis Giovannoli
    Quintessence, 2012

    "The present monograph provides a comprehensive insight into all aspects of peri-implant diseases. Special emphasis is given to the diagnosis of mucositis and peri-imnplantitis. Risk indicators and possible risk factors for the development of peri-implant diseases are carefully selected and discussed on the basis of scientific evidence. The monograph finally addresses the therapy of both mucosistis and peri-implantitis. The monograph is highly recommended for graduate students, teachers, dentists and specialists." Text from Foreword.

    Behavioral dentistry, 2nd Edition / by David I. Mostofsky and Farida Fortune (Eds.)
    Wiley Blackwell, 2014

    Behavioral dentistry /"This book surveys the vast and absorbing topic of the role of behavioral science in the study and clinical practice of dentistry. This book combines contributions from leading experts in each of the major subspecialities of behavioral dentistry. Its aim is to provide the student and clinician not merely with a comprehensive review of the impressive literature or discussion of the theoretical background to the subject, but also with a practical guide to adapting the latest techniques and protocols and applying them to day-to-day clinical practice." Text from back cover.

    Oral health surveys: basic methods, fifth edition / by World Health Organization
    World Health Organization, 2013.

    "This manual encourages countries to conduct standardized oral health surveys that are comparable internationally. The manual provides guidelines for assessing the current oral health status of a population and the future needs for oral health intervention."

    Dental foundation training: the essentail handbook for foundation dentists / by Amit Rau
    Radcliffe Publishing, 2014

    Dental foundation training : the essential handbook for foundation dentists /"Foundation Training is mandatory for the majority of UK dental graduates who wish to practice NHS dentistry. Dental Foundation Training is a highly practical resource for all dentists interested in Foundation Training. Easy-to-read and comprehensive, it includes an essential survival guide and offers a detailed snapshot of the various directions available in the career crossroads which await after Foundation Training." Text from back cover.

    Handbook of nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation, 4th edition / by Morris S. Clark and Ann L. Brunick
    Elsevier, 2015.

    Handbook of nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation /"This unique chairside handbook is the only product of its kind focused specifically on nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation. Now in full color, it features a quick-access outline format, along with summary tables, clear illustrations, step-by-step photos, and a variety of techniques to equip you with all the information you need - right when and where you need it." Text from back cover.

    Profitable dental practice: 8 strategies for building a practice that everyone loves to visit / by Philip Newsome and Chris Barrow
    Radcliffe Publishing, 2014.

    Profitable dental practice : 8 strategies for building a practice that everyone loves to visit /
    "This highly practical guide has been completely revised, updated and expanded, highlighting the changing face of dental practice today. It considers characteristics common to successful organizations and applies them to the profession of dentistry. Focusing on eight key strategies, it is specially designed to develop a thriving dental practice whilst maintaining a healthy personal and professional balance." Text from back cover.

    Homelessness and health in Canada / by Manal Guirguis-Younger, Ryan McNeil and Stephen W. Hwang (Eds.)
    Homelessness and health in Canada /University of Ottawa Press, 2014

    "This book brings together leading and emerging researchers to advance understanding of the complex relationships between homelessness and health. Covering a wide range of topics from youth homelessness to end-of-life care, contributors outline policy and practice recommendations to respond to this public health crisis." Text from back cover

    Endodontics : principles and practice / by Mahmoud Torabinejad, Richard E. Walton, Ashraf F. Fouad.
    Elsevier, c2015.

    "Written by well-known national and international experts, this text provides a practical, evidence-based understanding of the principles and procedures in endodontics. Updated, clear guidelines describe etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and management of pulpal and periapical diseases, as well as, how to perform root canal treatment." Text from back cover.

    Elsevier, c2014

    "Authored by an expert of international renown, the latest volume has been thoroughly updated and includes a whole spectrum of new medical and surgical topics and fully explores other important issues in contemporary practice such as the need for effective communication and informed consent." Text from back cover.

    Canadian Medical Directory, 60th ed. / Canadian Medical Association
    Scott’s Directories, c2014


    Expression analysis of CTHRC1 in the murine embryo during mid-facial development / by Laurene Dao-Pei Yen
    Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, 2014.

    Fluid dynamics and biofilm removal generated by syringe-delivered and two ultrasonic-assisted irrigation methods: a novel experimental approach / by Gillian Layton
    Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, 2014.

    Decreased face primary motor cortex (Face-M1) excitability induced by noxious stimulation of the molar tooth pulp in dependent on the functional integrity of Face-M1 astrocytes / by Leith Awanleh
    Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, 2014.

    Particle size influences fibronectin internalization and degradation by fibroblasts / by Peter Bozavikov
    Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, 2014.

    Assessing the position and angulation of single implants restored in the Predoctoral Dentistry Program / by Waad M. Kheder
    Thesis (M.Sc.)—University of Toronto, 2014.