Thursday, 29 October 2009

New books received this week

Dental materials at a glance / J. Anthony von Fraunhofer. Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa, USA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

Covers each major class of dental materials and biomaterials, basic chemical and physical properties, clinical handling and application, and complications and adverse effects of materials for students and dental practitioners wanting to update their materials knowledge.

Maxillary sinus surgery and alternatives in treatment / Tiziano Testori (et al). London ; Chicago : Quintessence Pub., c2009.

A new, up-to-date text that brings together the most recent scientific discoveries and innovative clinical protocols for maxillary sinus augmentation as well as possible alternatives to these techniques. An excellent resource for both students and professional clinical experts.

Osseointegration and multidisciplinary treatment / Carlos Eduardo Francischone (et al). Chicago : Quintessence Publishing, c2008.

This comprehensive text details the role of osseointegration in prosthodontic restoration via careful treatment planning and the use of a multidisciplinary therapeutic approach. Outlines well-documented modalities that are safe, simple, and predictable.

Detection, assessment, diagnosis and monitoring of caries. / edited by Nigel Pitts. Basel ; New York : Karger, c2009.

The International Caries Detection and Assessment System offers clinical criteria, codes, and a framework to support personalized comprehensive caries management for improved long-term health outcome. Based on the ICDAS, this book provides an up-to-date synthesis of the fields of detection, assessment, diagnosis and monitoring of caries.