Thursday, 10 December 2009

New books received this week

Textbook of endodontology / edited by Gunnar Bergenholtz (et al). 2nd ed, Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2010.

Significantly restructured and completely updated, the new edition maintains the ethos of the original, facilitating ease of learning through pedagogical features such as annotated references, core concepts and key literature. It features a number of new chapters.

Review questions and answers for dental assisting /edited by Betty Ladley Finkbeiner. St. Louis, Mo. ; London : Elsevier Mosby, 2009.

Key features: Three simulated Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) practice exams are organized into CDA exam sections: General Chairside, Infection Control, and Radiation Health and Safety. Photos and illustrations pictured with the exam questions provide a realistic exam simulation.

Dental assisting instrument guide / Donna Phinney. Clifton Park, NY : Thomson Delmar Learning, c2007.

A large variety of dental instruments are used in practice so it is important for the dental assistant to know and understand the characteristics and functions of these instruments. This Guide allows study of the instruments through photos and brief descriptions and makes identification a breeze.