Thursday, 2 February 2012

New books received this week

Emerging nanotechnologies in dentistry: materials, processes, and applications. / Karthikeyan Subramani (ed). Oxford: Elsevier/William Andrew, 2012.

This book covers new materials and dental nanotechnologies such as the use of advanced inorganic and organic materials, smart and biomimetic materials, tissue engineering and drug delivery strategies.

EMQs for dentistry / Douglas Hammond. 2nd ed., Knutsford: PasTest, 2011.

The 2nd ed contains more than 320 EMQs covering the dental undergraduate syllabus taught in the UK’s dental schools. Questions are grouped by subject enabling students to focus their revision on their weaker areas. Thorough explanations and answers for every question help students to develop their learning and understanding. Includes useful hips and tips on how to approach the exam.

Advancing oral health in America / Institute of Medicine. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press c2011.

Though it is highly preventable, tooth decay is a common chronic disease both in the United States and worldwide. Evidence shows that decay and other oral diseases may be associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. This book highlights the vital role that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) can play in improving oral health and oral health care in the United States.