Thursday, 8 December 2011

New books received this week

Orthodontics: principles and practice. / Daljit S. Gill (ed). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

This book provides a clear and thorough guide to contemporary orthodontic principles and practice. It covers patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning of both standard class malocclusions and specific entities such as impacted teeth, digit sucking habits and asymmetries, as well as appliance techniques, complex and multidisciplinary care, and retention.

Chemicals in surgical periodontal therapy / Alexandrina L. Dumitrescu. Heidelberg: Springer, c2011.

This book is a collection of data from scientific papers and textbooks that form the foundation for a sound understanding of the chemicals used in surgical periodontal therapy.

Thieme atlas of anatomy. Head and neuroanatomy / Michael Schuenke. Stuttgart; New York: Thieme, 2010.

Features: An innovative, user-friendly format in which each two-page spread presents a self-contained guide to a specific topic. 1,200 original, full-color illustrations present comprehensive coverage of neuroanatomy to skillfully guide the reader through the anatomy of the head, from cranial bones, ligaments, and joints, to muscles, cranial nerves, topographical anatomy, and the anatomy of sensory organs.

The naked tooth: what cosmetic dentists don't want you to know. / Colleen Olitsky. Austin, Tex.: Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2011.

Many people are overwhelmed with the challenges they face when trying to choose both which cosmetic treatment is best for them and who to perform that procedure. They are searching for tips they can use to research both aspects. The Naked Tooth is a simple, yet descriptive book, with excellent photography, which explores the options available to improve your smile.

Root and canal morphology of third molar in a Jordanian population / Bani Younis. Saarbr├╝cken: LPA Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011.

This book descibes tooth development and components with classification of canal configurations. Different methods of studying of root canal morphology were illustrated and compared followed by detailed description of root canal morphology of individual teeth with concentration on third molar.