Thursday, 1 July 2010

New books received this week

Oral and maxillofacial surgery / edited by Cyrus Kerawala. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.

It gives a concise and structured overview of current maxillofacial practice and the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face, and neck. It is illustrated throughout with line diagrams and photographs to aid understanding of the procedures.

Dental materials: clinical applications for dental assistants and dental hygienists. / Carol Dixon (et al). 2nd ed, St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, c2011.

It uses step-by-step procedures to show how to mix, use, and apply dental materials within the context of the patient's course of treatment. You will learn the most current methods of placing -- or assisting in the placement -- of dental materials, and how to instruct patients in their maintenance.

Dental team companion / Carole Brennan (et al). London : Quintessence, 2009.

The dental team approach is the future of oral healthcare provision. Team members must have shared goals, understand their roles and responsibilities and must react to situations as a team. This book promotes the adoption of the team approach so important in modern oral healthcare provision.