Thursday, 29 July 2010

New books received this week

Essential clinical anatomy / Keith L. Moore (et al). 4th ed., Baltimore, MD : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2011.

The 4th edition presents core anatomical concepts in a concise, easy-to-read, and student-friendly format. This streamlined book that includes clinical Blue Boxes, surface anatomy, and medical imaging is an ideal primary text for medical and dental courses with brief coverage of anatomy.

Oral medicine and pathology at a glance / Crispian Scully (et al). Chichester, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

It provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid. Each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams, clinical photographs, and useful quick-reference tables, encapsulating essential information.

Research writing in dentistry / J. Anthony von Fraunhofer. Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

Provides an uniquely practical guide to selecting, designing, and writing up a research project. Of particular use to the dental student, both pre- and post-doctoral, this is a no-nonsense guide that presents concrete advice and information that can be absorbed quickly and effectively.

An evaluation of the caries experience in people with Down syndrome: an epidemiological study. / Karen Fung. Saarbrücken : VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, c2009.

Recent literature on the dental health of people with Down syndrome is scarce. This study is beneficial for dentists, dental public health professionals, and epidemiologists.

Dental ceramics: essential aspects for clinical practice. / Christoph Hämmerle (et al). London ; Chicago : Quintessence, c2008.

Dental ceramic materials available today make it possible to create elegant, high-quality ceramic restorations, even in prosthetically and esthetically challenging cases, and the current technologies utilised ensure predictable results.

Oral and implant surgery: principles and procedures. / edited by J. Thomas Lambrecht (et al). Berlin ; Chicago : Quintessence Publishing, 2009.

Discusses the various clinical factors affecting outpatient surgery performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons. The text is based on the scientific literature from the last 10 years, with a focus on traditional oral surgery of the intraoral soft tissues and the hard dental structures.