Thursday, 16 April 2009

New books received this week

Materials science and engineering: an introduction. / William D. Callister, Jr. 7th ed. New York : John Wiley & Sons, c2007.

Description: The 7th edition continues to promote understanding of the three primary types of materials (metals, ceramics, and polymers) and composites, as well as the relationships that exist between the structural elements of materials and their properties.

Illustrated dental embryology, histology, and anatomy. / Mary Bath-Balogh, Margaret J. Fehrenbach. Philadelphia : Saunders, 2006.

Description: Offers concise and comprehensive coverage of orofacial embryology, oral histology, and dental anatomy while also providing a brief introduction to dental structures. The clearly written text highlights both basic science and clinical applications.

Biochemistry / Reginald H. Garrett, Charles M. Grisham. 4th ed. Boston, Mass. : Brooks/Cole Pub Co, c2010.

Description: This book guides students through concepts in a way that reveals the beauty and usefulness of biochemistry in the everyday world. Streamlined for increased clarity and readability it also includes new photos and illustrations that show the subject matter consistently throughout the text.

Periodontics / Shantipriya Reddy. Tunbridge Wells : Anshan, c2009.

Description: Pocket-sized atlas for dental students and practitioners with pictures of various types of periodontal diseases, pathogenesis, and surgical and non-surgical therapies. Topics include the biology of periodontal tissues and gingival inflammation.