Essentials of removable partial denture prosthesis

Essentials of removable partial denture prosthesis

REVIEWS 126 OF NEW BOOKS OS.. O.M. R O.P. January. 1960 “Clinical Cephalometrics” and brought the entire work into line with current advances i...

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REVIEWS

126

OF NEW

BOOKS

OS..

O.M. R O.P. January.

1960

“Clinical Cephalometrics” and brought the entire work into line with current advances in this specialty. Every technical description has been tested for accuracy of instruction in teaching, as well as for practical application. The order of procedure in incorporating the various modifications for production of tooth movements is stated specifically. Illustrations of arch wire modifications are improved, and new ones have been added. Teachers, orthodontists, students, and dental practitioners alike will find this book excellently organized and truly stimulating through every discussion.

Treatment

Planning

and associates.

in the Practice of Dentistry. Henry M. Goldman, Lester W. Burket, St. Louis, 1959, The C. V. Mosby Company. Price, $6.50.

This pocket-sized text of 305 pages, with 95 illustrations, is designated as “The Postgraduate Dental Lecture Series” given at the University of Pennsylvania. This reviewer happened to be going to the A. D. A. meeting in New York by plane and just could not resist putting this nicely bound book into his coat pocket. It served as a fine traveling companion and is recommended to the student, the general practitioner of dentistry, and the physician. It could well mark the beginning of a new trend in publications-“pocket size.”

Disorders of the Temporomandlbula.r Joint: Diagnosis, Management, Relation to Occlusion of Teeth. Laszlo Schwartz, D.D.S., Clinical Professor of Dentistry, Columbia University, Director, Temporomandibular Center, and eighteen contributors. Price, $15.06.

Joint Clinic, Columbia Presbyterian Philadelphia, 1959, W. B. Saunders

Medical Company.

This monograph is an all-important contribution to our understanding of temporoThe book is divided into five sections: (1) general conmandibular joint disorders. siderations, (2) diagnostic procedures, (3) digerential diagnosis, (4) methods of treatment, and (5) management of disorders. There is emphasis on the clinical aspects, and case reports are presented in an outstanding manner. The book has 471 pages and 458 illustrations. It is highly recommended to the dentist and the physician, the general practitioner and the specialist. Essentials of Removable Partial Denture Prosthesis. Oliver C. Applegate, D.D.S., D.D.Sc., F.A.C.D., Professor of Dentistry (Partial Denture Prosthesis), School of Dentistry and W. K. Kellogg Foundation Institute, Graduate and Postgraduate Dentistry, University of Michigan. Second edition, Philadelphia, 1959, W. B. Saunders Company. Price, $14.00. The book is divided in two parts. Part I consists of twenty well-presented chapters devoted to a complete coverage of the fundamentals, from the types and uses of various impression materials, through the preparation of the patient for partial denture prothesis, and finally the insertion and balancing of the completed case. All are thoughtfully disReferences in the first part cussed as a basis for achievement in partial denture service. are numerous and authoritative. Instructions for the patient in regard to his responsibility in partial denture maintenance are thoroughly outlined. Part II is a revision of this section of the first edition, which from clinical experience has been found to be advantageous. This section is devoted to methods now being used by the author. The entire book is profusely illustrated with 453 illustrations, ten of which are in color. The printing is on semiglossy paper and easily read. The second edition is not only a desirable text for the undergraduate student but an excellent reference book for the general practitioner who desires knowledge of modern analysis of impression materials, treatment planning, and design. Howard

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