Friday, 22 May 2015

Core textbooks - new editions

Illustrated dental embryology, histology, and anatomy / Margaret J. Fehrenbach. 4th ed, Maryland Heights, Missouri: Elsevier Saunders, 2015.

Provides a complete look at the development, cellular makeup, and morphology of the teeth and associated structures. A clear, reader-friendly writing style makes it easy to understand both basic science and clinical applications, putting the material into the context of everyday dental practice. New to this edition are updates on caries risk, safe levels of fluoride use, and prevention of periodontal disease.

Mosby's review for the NBDE. Part two./ Frank Dowd (ed). 2nd ed, St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier, 2015.

This complete exam review utilizes an easy-to-use outline format that mirrors the topic progression of the NBDE. Content review includes the most up-to-date information on all the basic biomedical and dental sciences that are covered in Part II of the NBDE - including Endodontics, Operative Dentistry, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery and Pain Control, Oral Diagnosis, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Patient Management, Periodontics, Pharmacology, and Prosthodontics.

Cellular and molecular immunology Abul K. Abbas. / 8th ed, Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders, 2015.

Popular for its highly visual, straightforward approach, Cellular and Molecular Immunology delivers an accessible yet thorough understanding of this active and fast-changing field. The authors present key updates in this new edition to cover the latest developments in antigen receptors and signal transduction in immune cells, mucosal and skin immunity, cytokines, leukocyte-endothelial interaction, and more.