Wednesday, 22 June 2011

New books received this week

Prosthetic treatment of the edentulous patient / R.M. Basker (et al) 5th ed. Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

Starting with a thorough grounding in the background and theory of denture treatment, the book goes on to describe clinical procedures for all stages of treatment as well as devoting a chapter to the diagnosis and management of clinical problems. The clinical chapters also include sections on quality control, where topics are suggested for consideration in audit cycles.

A clinical guide to endodontics / Peter Carrotte. 4th ed. London : British Dental Association, 2011.

A Clinical Guide to Endodontics brings with it a host of information on the practice of endodontics in the modern surgery. Particularly well illustrated, the book takes the reader through not only the basics of the subject but also the 'do' and 'don'ts' of particular situations such as endodontic problems and emergencies.

A clinical guide to general medicine and surgery for dental practitioners / M. Greenwood (et al). 2nd ed. London : British Dental Association, 2010.

This fully revised and updated second edition provides a detailed overview of the medical and surgical conditions that affect patients seen in everyday dental practice. The authors have added six new chapters covering the older patient, metabolic disorders, skins disorders, psychiatry and cancer, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

Periodontal regenerative therapy / Anton Sculean (ed). London : Quintessence Publishing, 2010.

This anticipated, comprehensive book on periodontal regenerative therapy includes chapters on guided tissue regeneration, periodontal wound healing regeneration, new experimental approaches towards periodontal regeneration, treatment of gingival recessions using Emdogain, flap designs and suturing techniques to optimize the reconstructive outcome, prognostic and risk factors for periodontal regenerative therapy, and microsurgical techniques in regenerative periodontal therapy.