Tuesday, 23 April 2013

New books received last week

Anatomy for dental students / Martin Atkinson. 4th ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

This text covers developmental anatomy, the thorax, the central nervous system, and the head and neck with an emphasis on the practical application of anatomical knowledge. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated in line with contemporary teaching and dental practice. Over 300 new full colour diagrams map all the anatomical regions that dental students need to know, while the lively and accessible text guides the reader's learning.

Esthetic & restorative dentistry: material selection & technique. / Douglas A. Terry. 2nd ed., Chicago: Quintessence, 2013.

With new photographic techniques including ring flash and bilateral flash, new cases on composite resin restoration and porcelain inlays, and new techniques such as restoring the anterior alveolar ridge deficiency using stratified porcelain buildup, this second edition of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry explores many facets of esthetic and restorative dentistry, including biomaterials, laboratory technology, operative dentistry, prosthodontics, periodontics, and implant dentistry.

ITI treatment guide. Vol 5. Sinus Floor Elevation Procedures. / Stephen Chen. Berlin ; London : Quintessence, 2011.

The fifth volume of the ITI Treatment Guide series provides clinicians with evidence-based data and practical information relating to sinus floor elevation procedures to ensure adequate bone volume for implant placement. Strong emphasis has been placed on proper case selection based on a comprehensive clinical and radiologic examination of the patient. Treatment options for transcrestal and lateral window protocols for sinus floor elevation are presented, along with guidelines for choosing the appropriate technique based on thorough risk evaluation and the relative complexity of each option.