Monday, 17 October 2011

New books received today

Lippincott's illustrated reviews neuroscience / Claudia Krebs (et al). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, c2012.

This new title in the best-selling Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews series presents essential coverage of neuroscience, focusing on topics related to human health and disease. It has full-color annotated illustrations, chapter overviews, expanded outline format, chapter summaries, and review questions that link basic science to real-life clinical situations.

Master the dental hygienist exam / Ray Golaszewski(ed). Lawrenceville, N.J.: Peterson's Pub., 2011.

A comprehensive guide that offers essential test-prep and review material to those seeking to advance their dental hygienist careers. Readers will find the information they need to know about what dental hygienists do, the steps to becoming a dental hygienist, and preparation and practice on the two component questions of the National Board Dental Hygiene Exam (NBDHE).

Revolutions in pediatric dentistry / Christian Splieth (ed). London: Quintessence, 2011.

This book discusses the most recent innovations in dentistry with direct implications for pediatric treatment and explores the rationale behind advocated changes in clinical practice. Topics include the latest on epidemiologic research, fluoride guidelines, caries diagnosis, options for non- and minimally invasive caries treatment, pain-free techniques for local anesthesia, endodontic treatment, use of space maintainers, and treating children in vulnerable populations.

Toothwear: the ABC of the worn dentition. / Farid Khan (ed). Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

Bringing together the latest research, this book is compiled by international leaders in the field to create an essential clinical guide for dental practitioners. The book covers all forms of toothwear and dental erosion, and is presented in a practical format that allows for ease of reference and helps assimilate clinical information quickly.

Reoperative oral and maxillofacial surgery / Luis G. Vega (ed). Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders, 2011.

Reoperative maxillofacial surgery is often more difficult than the initial surgery due to the inherent scarring and altered anatomy. The editors sought to recruit leaders in this specialty to contribute their collective experiences in dealing with these difficult processes.

Dental instruments: a pocket guide to identification. / Melanie Mitchell. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.

A pocket guide for dental assisting students for quick reference and review of dental instruments, their uses, their placement on a tray, and their different varieties. This pocket guide is used while in clinical courses, during clinical internships, as a review companion to clinical courses, and is a resource for students to take with them to their first job.