Monday, 27 August 2012

New books received this week

Dental management of the medically compromised patient / James W. Little. 8th ed., St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier/Mosby, 2013.

Learn how common medical conditions can affect the course of the dental treatment a patient receives. This updated, concise reference provides the information you need to provide appropriate dental care to any patient, regardless of existing medical conditions. Featuring vivid illustrations and well-organized tables in each chapter, this text gives you the in-depth details and the overall summaries you need to get to the root of your patients' needs.

Atlas of oral and maxillofacial histopathology / Harry S. Lumerman. Philadelphia, Pa.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.

A quick, user-friendly diagnostic reference text on Oral and Maxillofacial Histopathology for general pathologists, dermatopathologists, and ENT pathologists regarding oral and maxillofacial disorders. Comprised of six compact chapters, the Atlas contains the most common as well as unusual entities that are submitted by surgeons working in this anatomic area.

Fundamentals of fixed prosthodontics / Herbert T. Shillingburg. 4th ed., Hanover Park, IL: Quintessence Pub., 2012.

The 4th edition of this popular text has been updated and expanded to reflect new research, materials, and techniques in fixed prosthodontics, with the addition of more than 350 new illustrations and three new chapters on the restoration of implants. It is designed to serve as an introduction to restorative dentistry techniques using fixed partial dentures and cast metal, metal-ceramic, and all-ceramic restorations, providing the background knowledge needed by the novice and serving as a refresher for the practitioner or graduate student.