Friday, 31 August 2012

New books received this week

Plastic-esthetic periodontal and implant surgery: a microsurgical approach. / Otto Zuhr. London: Quintessence, 2012.

In this stunning book, the authors blend scientific knowledge and practical experience to provide a comprehensive overview of the principles, indications, and clinical techniques of plastic-esthetic periodontal and implant microsurgery, focusing especially on minimal soft tissue trauma and maximally perfect wound closure.

Clinical practice of the dental hygienist / Esther M. Wilkins (ed). 11th ed., Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013.

Written by one of the preeminent voices in dental hygiene education, this text provides students and practitioners with the knowledge and skills for successful practice as a dental hygienist. This comprehensive book progresses through crucial topics in dental hygiene in a straightforward, outline format, making information easy to locate, understand, and reference.

Clinical aspects of dental materials: theory, practice, and cases / Marcia Gladwin. 4th ed., Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013.

Written by a dental hygiene educator and biomaterial scientist, this text is designed for dental hygiene/dental assisting students and clinicians. The text is divided into two sections, Fundamental Perspectives and Laboratory/Clinical Applications , and provides a realistic and practical approach to the use of dental materials.

Management of temporomandibular disorders and occlusion / Jeffrey P. Okeson. 7th ed., St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier/Mosby, 2013.

Covering both new and proven techniques in this rapidly changing field, this classic text helps you provide solutions to many common occlusal and TMD problems. Clear descriptions and a new full-color design promote a complete understanding of normal, abnormal, and dysfunctional occlusal relationships and masticatory function and dysfunction.