Thursday, 8 January 2009

New books received this week

Dentist's guide to medical conditions and complications / Kanchan M. Ganda. Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.

Description: Covering a variety of common conditions, the book's practical format will help dentists, dental students and dental hygienists update their skills for treating medically compromised patients.

Mini-implants in orthodontics: innovative anchorage concepts. / edited by: Björn Ludwig (et al). London ; Chicago : Quintessence Pub. Co., c2008.

Description: This publication is a practical illustrated handbook for the clinical use of orthodontic implants. It provides an extensive, authoritative and eminently practical survey of orthodontic implantology.

Local anaesthesia in dentistry. / J.A. Baart, H.S. Brand (editors) ; translated by Joanne Orton, Henk Brand and Jacques Baart. Oxford ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

Description: A practical guide to this essential area of dentistry originally published in Dutch. It provides clear guidance to the administration of local anaesthesia, introduces students to the concept of nerve conduction and pain, and explains the anatomy of the trigeminal nerve.