Author: William C Frazier, Dennis C Westoff, K N Vanitha
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
The fifth edition of this classic continues the legacy of rendering excellent coverage to the subject, both in terms of content span and depth, making it a unique offering for both undergraduates and postgraduates. The emphasis on latest as well as pertinent principles and developments in fields like HACCP, Probiotics, and Food Additives, entwined along with rich pedagogy, is sure to retain the preferred position this book has been enjoying globally since 55 years!ÿÿ
In this book, a panel of experts discuss the molecular biology of micro-organisms involved in the two major dental diseases: caries and periodontal disease. Research has focused on factors which might modulate the interaction between the resident oral bacteria and the host. Chapters deal with the interactions of oral micro-organisms with one another and with the host; the innate defense mechanisms of the host; and the development of vaccines against oral diseases. Topics include oral microbial taxonomy, identification and typing, applied genomics, horizontal gene transfer, cell-cell communication, cariogenic bacteria, aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, porphyromonas gingivalis, treponema denticola, host-pathogen interaction, host defense mechanisms, and vaccination against oral infections. Essential reading for students and researchers in the field of oral biology and oral microbiology and a recommended book for all microbiology laboratories.Ã²
Hall’s Critical Decisions in Periodontology, Fifth Edition, is designed to guide students and practitioners in applying their decision-making knowledge in a structured and logical manner whether in diagnosis, treatment selections and options, procedures in various treatments, or evaluating outcomes. This text is organized by clinical problems, all designed to help you make on-target decisions for optimal outcomes. Formerly called Decision Making in Periodontology, this text provides new techniques on periodontal therapy are presented. The contributors to the text represent both north American and international thinking.
Microbiology is an engaging textbook presenting balanced and comprehensive account of major areas of microbiology in the form of questions and answers. This question- answer approach to present complex topics and theories of microbiology regarding cellular and non-cellular microorganisms, microbial genetics and molecular biology in higher plants and animals, makes the subject interesting and easily comprehensible for the students.
A handy reference ideal for the entire dental team, Mosby's Dental Dictionary, 3rd Edition defines over 10,000 terms covering all areas of dentistry. Definitions include specialties such as endodontics, periodontics, surgery, and commonly used medical terms. Pocket sized and easy to carry, this edition includes over 300 illustrations and addresses new innovations, research, technology, and products. Extensive appendices provide quick access to the information you use every day, and a new companion website offers audio pronunciations plus videos and animations. "Being an A5 paperback, it is an excellent resource that can handily be carried around. I would highly recommend it to any student studying dentistry. It is also a good reference for other members of the dental team." Reviewed by: M. L. T. LO, Bristish Dental Journal, Date: Aug 2014 Over 300 illustrations clarify and enhance definitions. Bolded pronunciations indicate terms you can hear on the companion website. Practical appendices (in print and online) provide a reference to abbreviations, clinical oral structures, anesthesia color codes, implants, and more. Colored thumb tabs make it easy to locate definitions quickly. Portable size offers convenience as a chair-side or computer-side reference. A flexible cover provides durability. NEW illustrations include pathology, anatomy, dental materials, and radiology images, clarifying definitions and bringing terms to life. NEW companion website includes over 5,000 audio pronunciations, an expanded image collection, and videos and animations.
After more than twenty years of recognition as the indispensable guide for all dental students and practitioners, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry has been fully revised and updated for its new sixth edition, now better than ever! The authors have distilled the essentials of clinical practice into a readily accessible style. Concise and practically focused, the handbook balances a pragmatic approach alongside evidence-based clinical knowledge, guidelines and protocols. This handbook is in full colour, with even more images and diagrams to aid understanding. It has been fully updated with sources and further reading, including the most up-to-date e-learning and web resources. The handbook includes revised chapters on fast-moving areas of dental practice such as therapeutics and anaesthesia, as well as updates on the aetiology and management of cancer, reflecting recent discoveries. New material also includes the impact of bisphosphonates, and new approaches to the management of Class III malocclusions in the growing child. Sections on the differences in healthcare and legal requirements of the UK devolved countries have been added, and all life support protocols have been updated. This concise and practical distillation of the essential knowledge and skills for dental practice has been highly regarded by dental students and practitioners for over twenty years. Now it is more vital than ever for you to ensure the most up-to-date edition is always close to hand!
Be sure you have the knowledge you need to become a Certified Dental Assistant or pass your local and state exams! Three simulated practice certification exams – 960 multiple-choice questions in all – closely mirror the content you'll be tested on, so you get the best preparation possible. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Three simulated Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) practice exams are organized into CDA exam sections, with the same number of questions you can expect to see in each section – General Chairside, Infection Control, and Radiation Health and Safety. Photos and illustrations pictured with the exam questions provide a realistic exam simulation. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers help you assess your understanding and gauge your exam readiness. Web links to national organizations and relevant dental sites help you know where to look for additional information.