Monday, 21 July 2014

New books received last week

Dental assisting instrument guide / Phinney, Donna J. 2nd ed., Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning 2015.

This 2nd ddition is the ideal pocket study guide, presenting the numerous instruments used in modern dentistry, along with proper functions, parts, and tray set-ups. Instruments for all practice areas are covered in detail, alongside supporting hundreds of color photos that make memorization easy. Compact and organized for quick reference, it provides the fundamental instrument knowledge dental assistants need for success in the ever-changing field of dentistry.

Dental instruments: a pocket guide /Linda R. Bartolomucci Boyd. 5th ed., St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier/Saunders, 2015.

Learn to confidently recognize and manage more than 300 dental instruments with Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 5th Edition. A unique flashcard-style format pairs descriptions with high-quality photographs and illustrations. A pocket-sized, spiral-bound format makes for quick reference. This edition also features content a new chapter on patient monitoring equipment and new content on facebow equipment, dental imaging devices, nitrous oxide equipment, and more to support expanded duties in dental assisting. New chapter on Patient Monitoring Equipment covers electrocardiography, capnography, and new artwork features images of the latest equipment models along with a significant increase in the number of "in-use" photos.

The dental hygienist's guide to nutritional care /Cynthia A. Stegeman. 4th ed., St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier Saunders, 2015.

This 4th edition is specifically tailored to address relevant nutritional concerns for both practicing hygienists and dental hygiene students alike. Written by an author team with experience in both disciplines, this full-color text offers a balanced and comprehensive view of how nutrition affects dental health. In addition to basic nutritional advice relevant for dental hygienists, coverage also includes current nutritional concerns, such as high-protein diets, bottled water versus tap water, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and the new graphic and food guidance system.