Monday, 2 February 2015

New editions of core textbooks

Oral radiology: principles and interpretation. /Stuart C. White, Michael J. Pharoah.(ed). 7th ed, St. Louis Elsevier/Mosby, 2014.

With more than 1,000 high-quality radiographs and illustrations, Oral Radiology: Principles and Interpretation, 7th Edition visually demonstrates the basic principles of oral and maxillofacial radiology along with their clinical application. First, you'll gain a solid foundation in radiation physics, radiation biology, and radiation safety and protection. Then you'll learn intraoral and extraoral imaging techniques, including specialized techniques such as MRI and CT. The second half of the book focuses on how to recognize the radiographic features of pathologic conditions and interpret radiographs accurately. This edition also includes new chapters on forensics and cone-beam imaging.

Scully's medical problems in dentistry /Crispian Scully. 7th ed, Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2014.
This text offers an authoritative account of general medical and surgical conditions as they apply to the practice of dentistry and oral healthcare. Scully's Medical Problems in Dentistry is essential for students learning for the first time or practitioners needing to keep up-to-date with their knowledge. New to this edition: Includes an array of new disorders ranging from hypersensitivity syndrome to neuropathic pain; Discusses recent updates in pharmacology and other aspects of medical intervention, including the use of biological therapies; Explores new areas such as cosmetic and other implants, dental materials hypersensitivity, drugs and dietary interactions and new aspects of alternative medicine; Other issues include elder maltreatment, care of vulnerable people, treatment of sexual minorities, new substance abuse and self-harm; Explores the link between periodontal infection and various systemic diseases.