Tuesday, 24 September 2013

New textbooks received this week

Essentials of oral histology and embryology: a clinical approach. / Daniel J. Chiego. 4th ed, St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier, 2014.

With clear coverage of the anatomy of oral and facial tissues, Essentials of Oral Histology and Embryology: A Clinical Approach, 4th Edition, helps you understand normal orofacial development to prepare you to care for patients with abnormalities or dental pathologies. It provides a strong foundation in oral biology, focusing on the development and structure of cells and tissues, the stages of tooth development and maturation, and the parts of teeth including enamel, dentin, dental pulp, and cementum. to help improve comprehension.

General and oral pathology for the dental hygienist / Leslie DeLong. 2nd ed, Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013.

A comprehensive study of the general concepts of pathophysiology as they relate to systemic and oral conditions. The Oral Pathology section is uniquely organized by distinct recognizable characteristics of lesions (for example, "white" lesions or "radiolucent" lesions), a uniquely practical and highly effective way of presenting this information since dental hygienists have to evaluate pathology based on what they see. This allows the student to easily identify what he or she might be looking at and to differentiate between lesions with similar appearances.

Phillips' science of dental materials / Kenneth J. Anusavice. 12th ed, St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier/Saunders, 2013.

Learn the most up-to-date information on materials used in the dental office and laboratory today. Emphasizing practical, clinical use, as well as the physical, chemical, and biological properties of materials, this leading reference helps you stay current in this very important area of dentistry. This new full-color edition also features an extensive collection of new clinical photographs to better illustrate the topics and concepts discussed in each chapter.