Monday, 15 June 2015

New titles in Dental Anatomy, Dental Hygiene, and Examination Questions

Mosby's comprehensive review of dental hygiene / Michele Leonardi Darby (ed). 7th ed, St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier/Mosby, 2012.

A total of 2,500 review questions including four online timed practice exams --all with answers and rationales for remediation -- make this book stand out as a student favorite. Already known for its in-depth coverage, an easy-to-use outline format, and expert authorship, this review parallels the NBDHE with case studies, the "testlet" format for community health and research content, an emphasis on computer-based testing, and coverage of dynamic areas such as infection control and local anesthesia administration and 1,450 NEW practice questions are added to this edition for a more complete review.






Wheeler's dental anatomy, physiology, and occlusion / Stanley J. Nelson. 10th ed. St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, Saunders, 2015.

Applying dental anatomy to the practice of dentistry, Wheelers Dental Anatomy, Physiology, and Occlusion, 10th Edition provides illustrated coverage of dentitions, pulp formation, the sequence of eruptions, and clinical considerations. The market leader, this text is used as a reference in creating examination questions for the dental anatomy and occlusion section of the NBDE Part I.








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

The new second edition of Mosby's Review for the NBDE, Part I provides the most up-to-date information on each of the basic sciences addressed in Part I of the National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) -including Anatomic Sciences, Biochemistry and Physiology, Microbiology and Pathology, and Dental Anatomy and Occlusion. New test items types in practice exams include multiple correct answer, extended matching, and answer ordering question types that are found on the latest NBDE exam.

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.

Monday, 23 March 2015

New books for the Etics & Law UoS

Dental ethics at chairside: professional principles and practical applications. / David T. Ozar. 2nd ed, Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2002.

An essential book for dentists, dental students, and all oral health care providers, this revised, updated, and expanded second edition includes vital, new material on confidentiality and patient records and on third-party payers and managed care.








Principles of biomedical ethics / Tom L. Beauchamp. 7th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

This text provides a highly original, practical, and insightful guide to morality in the health professions. Its authors thoroughly develop and advocate for four principles that lie at the core of moral reasoning in health care: respect for autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, and justice. Drawing from contemporary research--and integrating detailed case studies and vivid real-life examples and scenarios--they demonstrate how these prima facie principles can be expanded to apply to various conflicts and dilemmas, from how to deliver bad news to whether or not to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatments.






Health law in Australia / White, Benjamin Peter. 2nd ed, Pyrmont: Thomson Reuters Australia, 2014.

This 2nd edition takes a logical, structured approach to explain the breadth of this area of law across all Australian jurisdictions. By covering all the major areas in this diverse field it enhances the understanding of the discipline as a whole. The work begins with an exploration of the general principles of health law, including chapters on “Negligence”, “Children and Consent to Medical Treatment”, and “Medical Confidentiality and Patient Privacy”. The book goes on to consider beginning-of-life and end-of-life issues, before concluding with chapters on emerging areas in health law, such as medical research, genetic technologies and biotechnology.

Monday, 16 March 2015

New books received this week

Pharmacology for health professionals /Bronwen Bryant. 4th ed, Chatswood, N.S.W. : Elsevier Australia, 2015.

Pharmacology for Health Professionals 4th Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to fundamental pharmacology principles and concepts. The fourth edition has been fully updated and revised to reflect the most up-to-date information on the clinical use of drugs, Australian and New Zealand scheduling, drug legislation and ethics.









Doing a systematic review: a student's guide. /Angela Boland (ed). London: SAGE, 2014.

If you are a Masters or a PhD student conducting a systematic review for your dissertation or thesis, then this is the book for you! Written by an expert team of authors with years of experience in conducting systematic reviews and supervising students doing systematic reviews, the book provides a roadmap to guide you through the process. Throughout the book, the authors make extensive use of questions posed by real students when carrying out reviews to help you through some of the challenges you may face. Like a team of supervisors in your pocket, this book will provide you with the tips and tools for a successful dissertation.

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.

Friday, 21 November 2014

Just received

Evidence-based dentistry for the dental hygienist/ Julie Frantsve-Hawley. Chicago: Quintessence Publishing, 2014.

Like any other dental professional, dental hygienists must practice evidence-based dentistry (EBD) to provide the best care to their patients, whether it be through scaling and root planing, caries prevention, or patient education. This book is intended as a textbook for dental hygienists to learn the importance of EBD in the practice of dental hygiene as well as how to implement EBD practices and share EBD findings among office staff. As the dental knowledge base evolves and scientific discoveries are made, dental hygienists must understand how to seek out and evaluate findings and, if appropriate, apply them in their clinical practice, and this book provides all the necessary tools to do just that.

Friday, 24 October 2014

New books. No.1 is an eBook, No.3 is print & electronic

Ultrasonic periodontal debridement: theory and technique. / Marie D. George. Ames, Iowa: John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014.

This is the first textbook to focus exclusively on this fundamentally important component of periodontal therapy. George, Donley, and Preshaw provide a comprehensive resource for dental students, dental hygiene and therapy students, and periodontal residents, as well as practicing dental hygienists and dentists who are looking to increase their familiarity and skills with ultrasonic instrumentation.







Local anesthesia for dental professionals / Kathy B. Bassett. 2nd ed, Pearson: Boston, 2014.

The 2nd edition provides a user-friendly, primary resource for instructors and students of pain control. This text is appropriate for both dental and dental hygiene students and provides step-by-step instructions that are also useful to practicing clinicians seeking to improve their skills or learn new injection techniques. In addition to the superb illustrations, step-by-step approach, and easy-to-understand language established in the first edition, the new second edition includes both local anesthesia and nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation.






Basic methods for assessment of renal fluoride excretion in community prevention programmes for oral health/ Geneva: World Health Organization, 2014.

This manual informs about practical procedures in assessment of renal fluoride excretion based on experience from existing national fluoridation programs. The assessment tools will primarily be useful in assisting countries in achieving an effective fluoride exposure. It is a hope that the manual will stimulate oral health personnel and public health administrators to use a systematic approach for managing and analyzing data obtained from different levels of fluoride exposure. Finally, the manual encourages inter-country collaboration on surveillance systems for community programs using fluoride for prevention of dental caries.

Friday, 17 October 2014

Two new perio books we just received

Carranza's clinical periodontology /Michael G. Newman (ed). 12th ed, St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier, 2014.

The 12th edition includes the most current periodontal information from basic science and fundamental procedures to the latest advanced techniques in reconstructive, esthetic, and implant therapy. This text not only shows how to perform periodontal procedures, it describes how to best manage the outcomes and explains the evidence supporting each treatment. Covering all the information found on the National Board Exams in the US, this edition is a perfect choice for dental education programs and students.







Manual of clinical periodontics /Francis G. Serio. 4th ed., Hudson, Ohio: Lexicomp, 2014.

This visually cued manual is designed as a practical reference for general dentists, dental hygienists, and students. It is useful in both clinical and educational settings. Organized by basic principles of periodontics, the Manual of Clinical Periodontics presents information in a question-and-answer, bulleted format and offers straightforward approaches to periodontal diseases, diagnosis, and therapy options, including sample treatment plans. Updates to this edition: New 4-color photographs, radiographs, line drawings, and illustrations added. Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) imaging. Updated techniques and considerations in implant dentistry. Enhanced chapters on principles, assessment, diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and prevention of periodontal disease.