Tuesday, 18 June 2013

New books received this week

Defense from within : a guide to success as a dental malpractice defense expert. / Jeffrey A. Krompier. Hanover Park, IL: Quintessence, 2012.

In this straightforward and highly informative book, an attorney with nearly 30 years of experience defending health care providers against malpractice suits offers dental clinicians essential advice and inside information regarding what it takes to be a successful defense expert witness.

The face: pictorial atlas of clinical anatomy. / Ralf J. Radlanski. London: Quintessence, 2012.

All surgical disciplines that deal with the human face must rely on an exact knowledge of its highly complex topographic-anatomical relationships. This atlas provides a unique contribution to the study of facial anatomy in which readers are allowed to explore deeper into the anatomy as the layers are stripped away, one by one.

Fiber-reinforced composites in clinical dentistry. / Martin A. Freilich. Chicago ; London: Quintessence, 2000.

Fiber-reinforced materials have highly favorable mechanical properties, and their strength-to-weight ratios are superior to those of most alloys. When compared to metals they offer many other advantages as well, including noncorrosiveness, translucency, good bonding properties, and ease of repair so they have potential in many applications in dentistry.