Monday, 15 October 2012

New books received this week

Peri-implantitis / Stefan Renvert. Paris: Quintessence Publishing, 2012.

Awareness of the important role that peri-implant tissue health plays in implant survival is growing, in part because clinical studies that assess long-term results of implant treatment show that peri-implantitis is no longer a rare complication. This book positions peri-implantology as an emerging discipline and provides a comprehensive discourse on the etiology, clinical features, and diagnosis of peri-implantitis and implant mucositis.

Comprehensive preventive dentistry / Hardy Limeback (ed). Ames, Iowa: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry provides one user-friendly resource that brings together information on the scientific basis and clinical practice of all aspects of preventive dentistry. This thorough and all-encompassing resource offers techniques and strategies for maintaining excellent oral health in patients through a regimen of preventive measures.

Basic guide to anatomy and physiology for dental care professionals / Carole Hollins. Chichester, West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, 2012.

The Basic Guide to Anatomy and Physiology for Dental Care Professionals introduces the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology to the student Dental Care Professional. Written in a clear, accessible style, it provides dental nurses, hygienists, therapists and clinical dental technicians with essential grounding in the head and neck area, as well as all the body systems that have implications for the DCP when things go wrong.

Book of remembrance of the University of Sydney in the War of 1939-1945 / D.R.V. Wood. Sydney: University of Sydney, 1993.

"This book is a record of the 287 members of the University who died in the Second World War. It is also an important extension of the University's history, in that it documents their part in Australia's committment to the defence of the free world agains totalitarianism." (Dame Leonie Kramer)