Thursday, 2 June 2011

Dental-Orthodontic and Related Fields Book Releases

Following a late March post a few more books worth noticing:
(No affiliation is found between the blog and the book authors and no advertising intended. The announcement is purely of scientific interest.)

Fundamentals of color: shade matching and communication in esthetic dentistry. / Stephen J. Chu (et al)2nd ed. Hanover Park, Ill. : Quintessence Pub., c2011.

Clinical success in Invisalign orthodontic treatment / Richard Bouchez. Paris ; Chicago : Quintessence Publishing, 2011.

The author introduces the reader to essentials of Invisalign treatment, from the basic biomechanics of thermoformed plastic aligners to the the ClinCheck 3D simulation treatment planning software.

Oral and intravenous bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis of the jaws: history, etiology, prevention, and treatment. / Robert E. Marx. 2nd ed. Hanover Park, Ill. : Quintessence Pub., c2011.

Based on a clear understanding of the disease mechanism and documented outcomes of the relatively small number of cases treated to date, this timely book presents definitive treatment protocols for patients who present at each stage in its progression. 

Essentials of orthognathic surgery / Johan P. Reyneke. 2nd ed. Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone, c2012.

Text presents the art and science of orthognathic surgery for patients with dentofacial deformities. Includes principles of the clinical evaluation, treatment planning, and surgical procedures. Emphasizes the visual treatment objectives for each deformity. High-quality color illustrations.

Principles of oral and maxillofacial surgery / U.J. Moore (ed).6th ed. Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

A good introductory text for students of dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. It covers each of the basic tenets of the specialty, from patient management to anxiety and pain control, to implant dentistry and maxillofacial trauma. The sixth edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect the latest developments in the field.

Dental radiography: principles and techniques. / Joen M. Iannucci. 4th ed. St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier Saunders, c2012.

This combination of a textbook and a training manual guides you step-by-step through common procedures, with accompanying illustrations, case studies, and interactive exercises to help you apply what you've learned to practice. New chapter on cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) familiarizes you with emerging practices in dental radiography. 

Illustrated dental embryology, histology, and anatomy/ Mary Bath-Balogh. 3rd ed. St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier Saunders, c2011.

Featuring detailed illustrations and full-color photographs, this textbook provides a complete look at dental anatomy, combined with dental embryology and histology and a review of dental structures. Color photomicrographs make it easy to discern microscopic structures. 

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