Thursday, 3 June 2010

New books received this week

Oxford Dictionary of Dentistry / Robert Ireland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, c2010.

It covers a broad range of topics, including primary care, anatomy and comparative anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, radiography, orthodontics, periodontology, restorative dentistry, dental public health, pediatric dentistry, oral surgery, pharmacology, sedation, implantology, ethics, and oral medicine.

Peri-implant infection: etiology, diagnosis and treatment. / edited by Frank Schwarz. London : Quintessence, 2010.

Provides a clear and easily comprehensible description of periimplant tissue anatomy and structure as well as of the etiological and pathogenetic factors associated with peri-implantitis. Clinical features and current options for diagnosis of peri-implant disease are discussed in detail.

Dental health of Australia's teenagers and pre-teen children: the Child Dental Health Survey, Australia 2003-04. / J. M. Armfield. Canberra : Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2010.

This survey provides national information on the dental health of children attending school dental services and shows decay experience is relatively common in both teenage and pre-teen children.