Thursday, 21 October 2010

New books received this week

Al dente: culinary delight for the dental patient: recipes, tips, and advice. / Norbert Salenbauch. London: Quintessence, c2009.

The reader is taken from the dental chair into a friendly Italian kitchen, where the seductive, comforting aromas and rich flavors seem to waft off the pages and into the senses. The book shows patients that there is no medicine like good food and laughter.

Genetic variants in periodontal health and disease / Alexandrina L. Dumitrescu. Dordrecht : Springer, c2010.

This book reviews the evidence of the association between the genetic variants and periodontitis progression and/or treatment outcomes. Connections between genetics and periodontology are systematically reviewed and covered in detail.

Ethics, jurisprudence, & practice management in dental hygiene / Vickie J. Kimbrough. 2nd ed., Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2007.

This 2nd edition is designed to orient dental hygiene students to clinical practice and its many applications in an office setting as dental hygienists are becoming more responsible for the regulation of the their profession.

Pickerill : pioneer in plastic surgery, dental education, and dental research. / Harvey Brown. Dunedin, N.Z. : Otago University Press, 2007.

Founding Director of a new Dental School at the age of twenty-eight, only eighteen months after completing his medical and dental studies at the University of Birmingham, was just one of Henry Percy Pickerill's achievements in a highly productive life.

Salivary gland infections / Michael D. Turner et al,(ed). Philadelphia, PA : Saunders, 2009.

This title offers a complete review of salivary gland infections for the oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Topics in this issue include epidemiology, microbiology, diagnostic imaging, diagnosis and management of chronic and acute salivary gland infections, and more.

Problem solving in orthodontics: goal-oriented treatment strategies. / Charles J. Burstone. Chicago ; London : Quintessence, 2000.

This book goes beyond diagnosis in developing a scientific and biologic basis for clinical orthodontics. It emphasizes nonsurgical orthodontic treatment and includes important factors in differentiating extraction from nonextraction treatment.