CURRENT LITERATURE ideals should not be imposed, with overall facial balance, and not perfection of specific features, being the goal. This book presents a system 0’ :.,,esurgical aesthetic diagnosis to achieve profile harmony while still preserving the characteristics of individual facial contour. It offers a set of standards in the form of specific rules to accomplish this objective and discusses how these are applied to the development of the aesthetic treatment plan. Implant Failures. Marciani RD (ed) with 12 contributors. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, Volume 10, No. 2, 1998, Philadelphia, PA, Saunders, 174 pages, illustrated. It is the goal of this volume to provide a detailed discussion of the various identifiable factors that influence the short and long-term success and failure of dental implants. It includes patient factors, psychosocial states, material considerations, and surgical and restorative problems. In addition, strategies to prevent or effectively cope with compromised or lost implants are presented. A Clinical Guide to Oral Medicine Lewis MAO. London, United Kingdom, pages, illustrated, paperback.
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All of the areas covered in the first edition have been updated and new illustrations have been added. The topics include angular cheilitis, oral ulceration, burning mouth syndrome, viral infection, orofacial pain, allergic reactions, salivary gland disease, dermatoses, and the medically and immunocompromised patient. A new feature is the inclusion of summaries of the management of these various conditions. The Management of Pain. Ashbum MA, Rice LJ (eds) with 72 contributors. Philadelphia, PA, Saunders, 1998, 729 pages, 325 illustrations, $95.00. Seventy-four leading experts in anesthesiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatry, neurology, and pharmacology discuss the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and clinical management of acute and chronic pain. Each chapter begins with an overview of the subject and then provides discussions of the history, physical examination, laboratory evaluation, and treatment options. A unique feature is the attention given to the special consideration of children with pain problems. Imaging in Esthetic Dentistry. Goldstein RE, Garber DA (eds) with 8 contributors. Quintessence, 1998, 176 pages, illustrated.
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Although the focus of this book is on imaging in aesthetic dentistry, much of the information provided is equally applicable to oral and maxillofacial surgery. With the recent advances in technology, the greatest emphasis is placed on the use of computer imaging, but a chapter is also devoted to the proper use of the intraoral camera. The various other chapters detail the many aspects of electronic imaging technology and how it can be applied to diagnosis, treatment planning, documentation, and patient information and marketing. The Sinus Bone Graft. Jensen OT (ed) with 33 contributors. Chicago, IL, Quintessence, 1999, 234 pages, illustrated. Both the basic and clinical aspects of sinus augmentation are thoroughly covered in this book. Techniques using demineralized freeze-dried bone, porous hydroxyapatite, autogenous mandibular bone, calvarial grafts, and bone morphogenic protein are described. Simultaneous and secondary implant placement are also discussed. Although the how, why, when, and where of sinus grafting are not completely answered, the authors provide sulficient information to allow surgeons to make informed decisions on their own. Contemporary Implant Dentistry (ed 2). Misch CE (ed) with 14 contributors. St Louis, MO, Mosby-Year Book, 199, 684 pages, 641 illustrations and 133 color plates. Nine new chapters have been added to this edition and the others have been thoroughly updated to reflect current knowledge. The first part of the book concentrates on diagnosis and treatment planning, the second provides information on the basic sciences related to oral implantology, the third deals with surgical procedures, and the fourth addresses the restorative aspects of dental implantology. Whenever possible, the reasons why certain procedures are preferred over other options are provided. Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine (ed 6). Cawson RA, Ode11 BW. New York, Churchill Livingston, 1998, 372 pages, illustrated, paperback. Changes in this new edition include current information on investigative imaging techniques, immunohistochemistry, and mucosal diseases and neoplasms. By combining oral pathology and oral medicine, the authors are able to discuss the clinical manifestations and medical implications of the various conditions, as well as their basic pathology. Clinicopathologic correlations and principles of management are also emphasized. A summary table of the key features of each disease is a unique feature.