Tuesday, 1 October 2013

New editions of important textbooks

Contemporary oral and maxillofacial surgery / James R. Hupp (ed). 6th ed, St. Louis, Mo.: Mosby, 2014.

The 6th Edition enhances your skills in evaluation, diagnosis, and patient management. Full-color photographs and drawings show how to perform basic surgical techniques, and an overview of more advanced surgical procedures includes guidelines on when to refer patients to specialists and how to provide supportive postoperative care. This edition also includes the latest developments in dental implants, instrumentation, and current technology.

Dental anatomy coloring book / Margaret J. Fehrenbach (ed). 2nd ed, St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders 2014.

This 2nd Edition provides an easy, fun, and effective way to memorize the structures of the head and neck region as well as the basic body systems affecting dentistry. Each chapter includes several images that you are asked to color and connect with corresponding labels. This edition adds more illustrations and newreview questions with references to specific chapters in core textbooks where more in-depth explanations can be found.

Primary preventive dentistry / Norman O. Harris (ed). 8th ed, Boston [Mass.]: Pearson, 2014.

The 8th ed describes dental diseases and conditions, helping students clearly understand the processes that can be prevented through the use of preventive modalities or ideas. It presents detailed strategies to prevent these diseases and conditions. Throughout, specific target populations are defined and described based upon scientifically valid preventive strategies aimed at their needs. This edition adds a new chapter on the important influence culture plays in preventive dental care.