Thursday, 19 April 2012

New books received this week

Nanomedicine and nanobiotechnology/ Stergios Logothetidis (ed). Berlin: Springer, 2012.

This book presents the laboratory, scientific and clinical aspects of nanomaterials used for medical applications in the fields of regenerative medicine, dentistry and pharmacy. The book appeals to researchers and postgraduate students.

Osteology guidelines for oral and maxillofacial regeneration: preclinical models for translational research./ William V. Giannobile. London: Quintessence, 2011.

Covered topics include research in soft and hard tissue, osseointegrated implants, periodontal regeneration, ridge preservation, horizontal and vertical ridge expansion, and augmentation of the sinus floor. Biomaterials used for regenerative efforts include osteoconductive products as well as tissue engineering. This text is an essential reference for researchers in every discipline of dentistry.

The administrative dental assistant/ Linda J. Gaylor. 3rd ed, St. Louis: Elsevier Saunders, 2012.

This comprehensive textbook delivers all the latest information and skill practice you need to succeed in the paperless era: technology, forms, and equipment in use today; functions of the dental business office; communication and critical thinking exercises; and in-depth instruction for completing common tasks such as scheduling, bookkeeping, electronic record regulations and insurance coding.