Thursday, 16 September 2010

Recently purchased e-books

Esthetic dentistry in clinical practice / Marc Geissberger. Ames, Iowa: Wiley-Blackwell, c2010.

Clearly outlining esthetic procedures, the book enables dentists to treat patients in an efficient and clinically sound manner, bringing esthetic dentistry to everyday practice. It demonstrates treatment planning and case design from basic to advanced cases.

Early childhood oral health / Joel H. Berg (ed). Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, c2009.

In addition to preventing childhood caries, other topics include public health approaches to managing caries worldwide, implementation of new programs to mitigate dental caries in preschoolers, fluoride regimens, and new technologies in caries risk assessment in infants and toddlers.

Implant and regenerative therapy in dentistry: a guide to decision making. / Paul A. Fugazzotto. Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

This book provides a uniquely clear, precise guide to decision making in a variety of clinical situations, from the treatment planning phases to the actual execution of the procedure. It offers concrete and useful decision criteria for various treatment options.

Statistical and methodological aspects of oral health research / Emmanuel Lesaffre ( ed). Oxford : Wiley, c2009.

Provides oral health researchers with an overview of the methodological aspects that are important in planning, conducting and analyzing their research projects whilst also providing biostatisticians with an idea of the statistical problems that arise when tackling oral health research questions.

Dental caries: the disease and its clinical management. / Ole Fejerskov (ed). 2nd ed., Oxford ; Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Munksgaard, 2008.

The clinical thrust of the first edition is widened and strengthened to include coverage of the disease in all its variety, from eruption of the first primary tooth to the prevalent forms of the disease in older patients.

Oral surgery / Fragiskos D. Fragiskos (ed). New York : Springer, 2007.

This book covers a wide range of topics in oral surgery with detailed, step-by-step analysis of surgical techniques, with many examples. Various aspects of surgical techniques and the latest scientific information concerning preventive and therapeutic use of antibiotics in dentistry, are analyzed.

Statistics at square one / M.J. Campbell. 11th ed., Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell/BMJ Books, 2009.

Revised throughout, the 11th edition features new material in the areas of: relative risk, absolute risk and numbers needed to treat; diagnostic tests, sensitivity, specificity, ROC curves; and free statistical software.

Practical periodontal diagnosis and treatment planning / Serge Dibart(ed). Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

This book offers its readers a step-by-step guide to diagnosing and planning treatment for periodontal patients through the latest evidence-based protocols. It summarizes the available scientific evidence for efficacy and effectiveness and links it to everyday clinical practice.