Thursday, 21 June 2012

New books received this week

Seltzer and Bender's dental pulp /Kenneth M. Hargreaves(ed). 2nd ed., Hanover Park, IL: Quintessence Pub., 2012.

In the 1970s Samuel Seltzer and I.B. Bender pioneered the concept of developing biologically based recommendations for the clinical practice of endodontics and restorative dentistry. This text represents the evolution of that book and of the philosophical principles on which it was based.

Practical osseous surgery in periodontics and implant dentistry / Serge Dibart (ed). Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

A step-by-step manual that guides readers through osseous surgery procedures for treating periodontal issues as well as for ensuring proper anchorage of dental implants. It uses hundreds of color photographs and succinct text to illustrate and explain the most recent advances and techniques for creating the ideal bone structure for each patient.

Implant site development / Michael Sonick (ed). Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

Implant Site Development helps the clinician decide if, when, and how to create a ridge site amenable to implantation. This practical book offers solutions to many implant site preservation scenarios, discussing different treatment options, timing, a variety of materials and techniques, and their application to the clinical practice.