Thursday, 12 July 2012

New books received this week

Fundamentals of periodontal instrumentation & advanced root instrumentation /Jill S. Nield-Gehrig. 7th ed., Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013.

Now in full color, with over 1,400 photographs and illustrations, the 6th of this text takes students from basic skills such as patient positioning, intraoral finger rests, and basic instrumentation, all the way to advanced techniques such as assessment of periodontal patients and instrumentation of multirooted teeth, root concavities, and furcation areas.

Peterson's principles of oral and maxillofacial surgery /Michael Miloro (ed).3rd ed., Shelton, CT: People's Medical Pub. House-USA, 2012.

The purpose of this concise, easy-to-read two-volume text is to provide an authoritative and currently referenced survey of the specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. It contains the necessary information for clinicians and is an ideal reference text for preparation for board certification in the specialty.

Integrated clinical orthodontics /Vinod Krishnan. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

Presented in a highly visual and practical format, this book uses clinical case presentations to illustrate the rationale and application of the integrated approach to a variety of clinical scenarios. Integrated Clinical Orthodontics covers areas of complexity in clinical orthodontics, specifically the role of the orthodontist as a member of a multidisciplinary team.