Essential Microbiology for Dentistry E-Book

Author: Lakshman Samaranayake

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046957

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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The new edition of this highly successful book continues to offer readers everything they require to gain a full understanding of microbiology as it relates to modern dental practice. The rich combination of easy-to-read text together with the extensive artwork programme makes Essential Microbiology for Dentistry the first choice of microbiology textbook for many students of dentistry worldwide. Comprehensive coverage of the subject area makes the book suitable for all aspects of the curriculum Almost 300 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Contains ‘Key Facts’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires Self-assessment sections at the end of each chapter allow students to assess their understanding in key areas of knowledge Addresses the subject on a strictly ‘need-to-know for the dentist’ approach [e.g. only salient bacteria are included with thumbnail sketches of viruses and fungi] Contains a detailed - and now expanded - glossary and abbreviations list Contains the latest organism nomenclature and information regarding unculturable bacteria and novel molecular technology Includes a highly expanded section on oral biofilms and their relevance to systemic disease such as heart disease, diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes and nosocomial pneumonia Contains a brand new section on oral immunology – prepared by guest authors – as relevant to dentistry Contains a new section on the microbiology of perimplantitis Presents a fully revised and expanded section on infection control in dentistry encompassing British and American guidelines
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Essential Microbiology for Dentistry

Author: Lakshman P. Samaranayake

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443100799

Category: Medical

Page: 363

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The new edition of a highly successful book, this text covers both general and oral microbiology, concentrating on areas of direct relevance to clinical dentistry. It offers information on systemic infections that patients may have, plus more specific information on oral infections that may cause caries or periodontal disease. In-depth coverage includes immunology, infection control, and a glossary of immunological and bacteriological terms. Comprehensive but concise coverage of general microbiology, immunology, microbes and infections of relevance to dentistry, oral microbiology, and cross-infection and control. Careful integration of clinical dentistry throughout, bringing the subject alive for the dental student and facilitating the new problem-based learning curricula used in many dental schools. Covers both general and oral microbiology in one book. Key Fact boxes, tables, colour illustrations, and concise text make the book easy to use and learn from. Total update of the text. New question-and-answer sections for self-review at the end of each chapter. New sections on uncultivable bacteria, biofilms, emerging infections, SARS coronavirus infection, avian flu, prion diseases, drug resistant bacteria and the latest American and British recommendations on infection control procedures. New material on advances in molecular biology relevant to infectious diseases and on new taxonomy and nomenclature.
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Essential Microbiology for Dentistry

Author: Lakshman Samaranayake

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780702074356

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Page: 400

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The latest edition of this essential textbook continues to support a new generation of dental students in their understanding of microbiom and oral microbiota, basic immunology, oral and systemic infections and cross-infection control. Fully updated throughout with the latest developments in oral microbiology, microbiomics, disease prevention and control, Essential Microbiology for Dentistry will be essential for all undergraduates studying dentistry as well as anyone undertaking postgraduate training. Friendly, accessible writing style helps readers engage with key information Helpful self-assessment - in the style of both dental school and RCS exams -enables students to monitor their progress Evidenced-based throughout to help facilitate safe clinical practice Ample use of artwork helps explain complex structures, physiological processes and the effect of drug intervention Helpful use of italics for clinically relevant facts and emboldened key words to highlight important information Presents the latest national and international guidelines 'Key Fact' boxes at the end of each chapter help summarize core information Contains a comprehensive glossary and abbreviations list Expanded to meet the higher-level of understanding and application of knowledge required of students today Provides a fuller discussion of the oral microbiome and the microbiota ; new microbial identification technology; antibiotic steweardship;, ; endodontic infections; implant-related infections; plaque biofilms and the systemic disease axis and the current guidelines on antimicrobial prophylaxis Contains new photographic images - many previously unpublished Provides enhanced discussions of newer molecular based methods of diagnosis Explores the latest research in dental plaque biofilm functionality and metabolism, and the mechanisms of enhanced resistance caused by biofilms Now comes with a helpful ONLINE RESOURCE containing a wide range of MCQS to help students monitor their progress!
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Triumph’s Complete Review of Dentistry

Author: K Rajkumar,R. Ramya

Publisher: Wolters kluwer india Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 9388313216

Category: Medical

Page: 1900

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This preparatory manual is a single source reference for postgraduate exam preparation. Intense efforts have gone in preparation of the book to make it complete in all aspects. In-depth coverage of every subject in the form of synopsis is the highlight of the book. To enhance rapid reading, quick learning facts have been framed as an effective learning tool. Multiple-choice questions have been designed to suit both national and international competitive postgraduate entrance examinations.
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Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry - E-Book

Author: George A. Freedman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323088236

Category: Medical

Page: 832

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Covering both popular and advanced cosmetic procedures, Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry enhances your skills in the dental treatments leading to esthetically pleasing restorations. With over 1,600 full-color illustrations, this definitive reference discusses the importance of cariology and caries management, then covers essential topics such as ultraconservative dentistry, color and shade, adhesive techniques, anterior and posterior direct composites, and finishing and polishing. Popular esthetic treatment options are described in detail, including bleaching or tooth whitening, direct and porcelain veneers, and esthetic inlays and onlays. Coverage of advanced cosmetic procedures includes implants, perioesthethics, ortho-esthetics, and pediatric esthetics, providing a solid understanding of treatments that are less common but can impact patient outcomes. Developed by Dr. George A. Freedman, a renowned leader in the field, Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry also allows you to earn Continuing Education credits as you improve your knowledge and skills. Continuing Education credits are available, allowing you to earn one to two CE credits per chapter. Detailed coverage of popular esthetic procedures includes bleaching, direct and porcelain veneers, inlays and onlays, posts and cores, porcelain-fused-to-metal restorations, zirconium crowns and bridges, and complete dentures. Coverage of advanced procedures includes implants, perioesthethics, ortho-esthetics, pediatric esthetics, and sleep-disordered breathing, providing a solid understanding of less-frequently encountered topics that impact the esthetic treatment plan and outcomes. Coverage of key esthetic dentistry topics and fundamental skills includes cariology and caries management, understanding dental materials, photography, understanding and manipulating of color and shade, adhesive techniques, anterior and posterior direct composites, and finishing and polishing. Over 1,600 full-color photos and illustrations help to clarify important concepts and techniques, and show treatments from beginning of the case to the final esthetic results. Well-known and respected lead author George A. Freedman is a recognized author, educator, and speaker, and past president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and co-founder of the Canadian Academy for Esthetic Dentistry. Expert contributors are leading educators and practicing clinicians, including names such as Irvin Smigel (the father of esthetic dentistry), Chuck N. Maragos (the father of contemporary diagnostics), Wayne Halstrom (a pioneer in the area of dental sleep medicine), David Clark (one of the pioneers of the microscope in restorative dentistry and founder the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry), Edward Lynch (elected the most influential person in UK Dentistry in 2010 by his peers), Joseph Massad (creator, producer, director, and moderator of two of the most popular teaching videos on the subject of removable prosthodontics), Simon McDonald (founder and CEO of Triodent Ltd, an international dental manufacturing and innovations company), and many more!
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Microbiology and Parasitology PMFU - E-BooK

Author: B. S. Nagoba,ASHA PICHARE

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 8131244288

Category: Medical

Page: 760

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The third edition of the book is thoroughly updated and presented in new four-colour format. It highlights the important aspects of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology. It presents a concise exam-oriented text as per the guidelines of Medical Council of India and health universities across the country, and nearby countries. Designed specifically to meet the needs of the students pursuing undergraduate courses in Medical, Dental, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Pharmacy and Science. Maintained the basic pattern, followed for text in question–answer format which helps the students in quick learning and revision Newer developments and revisions to keep up the text with the latest changes as per the undergraduates’ curriculum. More emphasis on systemetic presentation of information, helps to recollect the things easily New to this Edition Merged Parasitolgy section with Microbiology section within same page range in single book Addition of many new coloured figures to facilitate greater retention of knowledge. Also replacement of earlier figures with newer coloured figures to make understanding better
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Essentials of Microbiology

Author: Amita Jain,Parul Jain

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788131254875

Category: Microbiology

Page: N.A

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This book presents a thorough and systematic approach of microbiology in a very clear, concise, simplified and easily understandable manner. The text is amply illustrated by large number of figures, flowcharts, tables and boxes. This will help not only in understanding the concepts to clear the professional exams but will also teach the importance and application of microbiology in clinical practice. Ideal for UG dental, medical and nursing students, PG entranceexaminations, physiotherapists,Optometrist, and practicing microbiologists Salient features Coversall branches of microbiology viz. general and systematic bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, hospital infection control and mycobacteriology. Organization of the text into sections helps to recollect the things easily Chapter outlinein the beginning of each chapter helps to facilitate self-learning by the students. Syndromic approach to common syndromes highlightsthe important causes and laboratory diagnostic approach. Flowcharts and line diagrams represent the diagnostic procedures and life cycles. Multiple choice questionssection-by-section at the end of the book for self-assessment of the topics studied. Additional feature Use in conjunction with Practical Manual in Microbiology would suffice study in microbiology for medical and dental students. Online feature Complimentary access to online Videos with full e-book.
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Review Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting - E-Book - Revised Reprint

Author: Mosby,Betty Ladley Finkbeiner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323445357

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Help students become Certified Dental Assistants (CDAs) or pass their local and state exams with this Revised Reprint of our best-selling test-preparation resource. Now mapped to the 2015 CDA exam blueprint, this revised edition features more than five times the practice of the CDA exam with a total of 1,825 multiple-choice questions that cover all the standard topics and procedures specific to dental assisting. A companion website includes a database of exam questions and custom test generator with time-clock functionality, plus new questions that correspond to expanded functions in certain states to give students realistic practice for any certification exam. Help students become Certified Dental Assistants (CDAs) or pass their local and state exams with this Revised Reprint of our best-selling test-preparation resource. Now mapped to the 2015 CDA exam blueprint, this revised edition features more than five times the practice of the CDA exam with a total of 1,825 multiple-choice questions that cover all the standard topics and procedures specific to dental assisting. A companion website includes a database of exam questions and custom test generator with time-clock functionality, plus new questions that correspond to expanded functions in certain states to give students realistic practice for any certification exam. NEW! Fully revised to map to the 2015 CDA exam blueprint NEW! Now with more than five times the practice of the CDA exam, nearly 850 new questions give you more opportunities master content and gain test-taking confidence. NEW & UNIQUE! An additional 150 questions that correspond to existing and new expanded functions in certain states ensure that you are prepared for exam success in any state you wish to practice. NEW & UNIQUE! Companion website includes a database of exam questions and a custom test generator to mimic the CDA exam, along with the expanded functions questions grouped by state and topic to give you real-world test-taking experience.
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