Thursday, 6 October 2011

New books received this week

Challenging nature: wax-up techniques in aesthetics and functional occlusion. / Paulo Kano. London: Quintessence Publishing, 2011.

Fabrication of posterior prosthetic teeth is an art that requires technicians to reproduce the minute details of occlusal form using difficult methods of wax-up. Written for students as well as experienced clinicians, this unique atlas will change the way that technicians wax up teeth. It guides readers, step-by-step, through the author s revolutionary wax-up technique to re-create the complex morphology of premolar and molar teeth.

Dental implant restoration: principles and procedures./ Stuart H (et al). London: Quintessence Publishing, 2011.

Treatment protocols involving placement of dental implants require a dental team with expertise in surgery, restoration, and laboratory procedures. However, the responsibility for coordinating the treatment plan falls to the restorative clinician who must develop the blueprint for restoration. This concise and easy-to-follow guide provides a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of implant dentistry and prepares a clinician to lead the treatment team through the stages of restoration to produce an esthetic and functional result.

Oxford handbook of clinical medicine / Murray Longmore(et al). 8th ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

As ubiquitous in hospitals as stethoscopes, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine is a guiding star for all medical students, junior doctors, and residents. The culmination of more than 20 years of clinical experience, and containing the knowledge and insight gained by more than 15 authors, the new eighth edition continues to be the definitive pocket-sized guide to today's clinical medicine.