Thursday, 20 November 2008

New books received this week

Dental materials : properties and manipulation. / John M. Powers, John C. Wataha. 9th ed. St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, c2008.

Description: Main topics covered in this book are amalgam, cements, impression materials, alloys, polymers, aesthetic dental materials, ceramics and implants. It is a good textbook for students who are studying dental materials for the first time.

Glossary of orthodontic terms / by John Daskalogiannakis. Chicago, Ill. ; London : Quintessence Books, c2000.

Description: A reference guide for the orthodontic community, this book contains the definitions and descriptions of over 2,800 orthodontic and dental terms, 350 of which are also illustrated. The accompanying CD-ROM makes it even more convenient and easy to use.

Gray's anatomy: the anatomical basis of clinical practice. / edited by Susan Standring (et al.) 40th ed. Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone, 2008.

Description: The 40th edition of the most famous anatomical reference in the world celebrating its 150th anniversary.

The management of medical emergencies: a guide for dental care professionals. / by Colette Balmer and Lesley Longman. London : Quay Books, c2008.

Description: This book describes in detail the medical emergencies most commonly encountered in the dental setting and how they should be managed, for example anaphylaxis, angina, faints, epileptic seizures, hyperventilation, thereby effectively producing a step-by-step guide.

Insider's guide to gum disease, orthodontics and dentistry : what is not taught in dental school. / by David C. DiBenedetto. New York: iUniverse, c2008.

Description: This practical guidebook provides valuable tips on the importance of good occlusion, periodontal disease prevention, and what to expect from an orthodontist.