Wednesday, 1 June 2011

New books received this week

Dental rescue: A guide for Carers of the Elderly. [DVD] / Peter Lloyd King. Newcastle, N.S.W. : Specialdental, 2006.

The key learning goals of this DVD are: "develop skills in dental hygiene and denture care ; identify how to prevent dental problems occurring ; manage challenging behaviours ; appreciate how oral health affects wellbeing ; address occupational health and safety issues."

Gorlin's syndromes of the head and neck / Raoul Hennekam. 5th ed. New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2010.

This classic text covers over 700 different genetic syndromes affecting body structures, and has established itself as the definitive, comprehensive work on the subject. New syndromes have been added to this edition and existing syndromes have been updated.

Fundamentals of color: shade matching and communication in esthetic dentistry. / Stephen J. Chu (et al)2nd ed. Hanover Park, Ill. : Quintessence Pub., c2011.

This book was written to simplify the study of color and help dentists communicate shade easily and accurately. This updated and expanded second edition also includes chapters on the use of digital photography for shade verification and the influence of material selection on color matching. Highly recommended for students, general practitioners, and specialists.