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Essentials of Dental Radiography: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 9th edition): Evelyn Thomson, Orlen Johnson Essentials of Dental Radiography: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 9th edition)
Evelyn Thomson, Orlen Johnson
R1,354 Discovery Miles 13 540 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For courses in oral radiography as part of programs for dental assistants and hygienists. This clear, up-to-date, and student-friendly text tightly links oral radiological principles with modern practice. It presents all information needed for introductory courses in dental radiography, preparing students for board and licensing examinations while offering real-world resources for clinical practice and patient management. Coverage includes: historical perspectives, radiation basics, biologic effects and protection, dental X-ray image receptors, processing techniques; dental radiographer fundamentals, intraoral and extraoral techniques, radiographic errors, quality assurance; mounting and viewing radiographs, and patient management. This Ninth Edition integrates coverage of digital imaging throughout, presents paralleling and bisecting techniques in separate chapters, and adds a new chapter on safety and environmental responsibilities. It also contains many new study questions and improved images.

Single Best Answer Questions for Dentistry (Paperback): Prateek Biyani Single Best Answer Questions for Dentistry (Paperback)
Prateek Biyani
R848 Discovery Miles 8 480 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Color Atlas of Head and Neck Surgery - A Step-by-Step Guide (Hardcover, 2015 ed.): Siba P. Dubey, Charles P. Molumi Color Atlas of Head and Neck Surgery - A Step-by-Step Guide (Hardcover, 2015 ed.)
Siba P. Dubey, Charles P. Molumi
R3,449 Discovery Miles 34 490 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This surgical atlas, featuring a wealth of color photographs, provides detailed step-by-step descriptions of a wide range of open head and neck procedures, including radical and conservative (organ preservation, functional) approaches, aesthetic and reconstructive surgeries with the use of axial and free flaps, and surgery within the narrow confines of the skull base. Individual chapters are dedicated to surgery of the nose and paranasal sinuses, larynx and trachea, thyroid, salivary glands, mandible, face and lips, and neck, the repair of external nose defects, the use of axial and free flaps, and surgical treatment of temporal bone malignancy. The atlas will be a comprehensive practical reference for clinicians in the various specialties involved in head and neck surgery, including otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, plastic surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons and surgical oncologists. It will assist practitioners in achieving the high level of competence that is essential owing to the large number of vital structures in the head and neck region.

Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3 (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Carole Hollins Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3 (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Carole Hollins
R914 Discovery Miles 9 140 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3 is the new edition of the must-have study companion for trainee dental nurses preparing for the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing (formerly NVQ). The book offers comprehensive support on the units assessed by portfolio - from first aid and health and safety to specific chairside support procedures - as well as the four areas of the course tested by multiple choice questions: infection control, oral health assessment, dental radiography and oral health management. This third edition of an established revision text has been substantially revised and restructured in line with the new qualification and reflects changes in the regulations and legislature affecting dentistry and dental workplaces, all of which have an effect on the daily role and working life of the dental nurse. It will be an invaluable guide for dental nurse trainees, qualified dental nurses and course providers. - Expanded and revised, with extensive coverage of the fifteen Diploma units - In full colour throughout with over 400 illustrations - Companion website with downloadable glossary and MCQs for revision and self-assessment

Breath Odors - Origin, Diagnosis, and Management (Hardcover, 2011 ed.): Nir Sterer, Mel Rosenberg Breath Odors - Origin, Diagnosis, and Management (Hardcover, 2011 ed.)
Nir Sterer, Mel Rosenberg
R2,349 Discovery Miles 23 490 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Bad breath is a common and embarrassing problem that everyone worries about, yet most health professionals still know little about its origins, diagnosis, and treatment. Over the past fifteen years, investigators have studied how bad breath is caused, where the odors originate, and which bacteria and gases are involved. Novel in vitro systems and measurement techniques have been proposed, and clinical studies conducted to compare new and traditional treatments. This illustrated text presents, for the first time, a comprehensive and cohesive science-based approach to bad breath, combining basic research with clinical approaches to diagnosis and treatment. All aspects of the subject are examined thoroughly and critically, including the psychological impact of breath odor and future prospects. The authors draw upon more than thirty years combined experience in this field, both in the laboratory and as consultants to thousands of patients in Canada, the US, the UK, and elsewhere.

Dental Life - A Snarky Coloring Book for Adults: A Funny Adult Coloring Book for Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental... Dental Life - A Snarky Coloring Book for Adults: A Funny Adult Coloring Book for Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Therapists, Dental Technicians, Dental Students, and Periodontists (Paperback)
Papeterie Bleu
R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Questions and Answers for Dental Nurses (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Carole Hollins Questions and Answers for Dental Nurses (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Carole Hollins
R556 Discovery Miles 5 560 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Questions and Answers for Dental Nurses has been completely revised and updated for its third edition. Encompassing the significant changes to the NEBDN National Certificate, this book now includes both standard Multiple Choice Questions and the new style Extended Matching Questions with helpful explanatory information on responses. As a self-assessment tool this revision guide is a must-have for all trainee dental nurses looking to sit either the NEBDN examination or the NVQ in Oral Healthcare, up to level 3.

- Completely revised content and updated format

- The author is the current Chairman of the NEBDN and a member of its 'New Exam Project' Question Writing Team.

- 14 chapters in 4 sections covering the whole curriculum

- 2 types of multiple choice question throughout: - 1 of 5 single best answer questions- New scenario-based extended matching questions

- Clear explanation of answers

- Invaluable resource for independent revision

- Boosts confidence of readers preparing for examinations

Take Action - Treatment Coordination for a Successful Dental Practice (Hardcover): Ann Marie Gorczyca Take Action - Treatment Coordination for a Successful Dental Practice (Hardcover)
Ann Marie Gorczyca
R853 Discovery Miles 8 530 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Little Dental Drug Booklet 2020-2021 (Paperback): Peter L Jacobsen Little Dental Drug Booklet 2020-2021 (Paperback)
Peter L Jacobsen
R587 Discovery Miles 5 870 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
100 Essential Answers to Your Orthodontic Questions (Hardcover): Christopher H Chung 100 Essential Answers to Your Orthodontic Questions (Hardcover)
Christopher H Chung
R551 R454 Discovery Miles 4 540 Save R97 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Temporary Skeletal Anchorage Devices - A Guide to Design and Evidence-Based Solution (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Ki Beom Kim Temporary Skeletal Anchorage Devices - A Guide to Design and Evidence-Based Solution (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Ki Beom Kim
R4,664 Discovery Miles 46 640 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Anchorage control is one of the most challenging tasks in orthodontic treatment. Many different types of appliance are used to control anchorage, but an excellent outcome may be difficult to achieve owing to either poor mechanics or inadequate patient compliance. Recently, temporary skeletal anchorage devices (TSADs) have become popular in orthodontics. Some orthodontic movements that are now possible using TSADs were previously considered almost impossible with traditional orthodontic appliances. Several different types of TSAD are currently available, and in choosing between them orthodontists are obliged to rely on the information provided by manufacturers, which is often not based on scientific evidence. This book therefore presents the various design characteristics of TSADs and provides up-to-date scientific evidence to assist orthodontists in selecting the best TSADs for their patients.

Questions and Answers for Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3 (Paperback): Carole Hollins Questions and Answers for Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3 (Paperback)
Carole Hollins
R513 Discovery Miles 5 130 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Questions and Answers for Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3 is a comprehensive revision guide for dental nurses preparing for the written examination of the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing (formerly NVQ). Practice questions test your knowledge of Units 312-315, covering the principles of infection control in the dental environment, assessment of oral health and treatment planning, dental radiography, and the scientific principles in the management of oral health diseases and dental procedures. This guide is the must-have companion to the course text Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3, 3rd Edition,as you work towards qualification as a successful and accomplished dental nurse. Key features: * Revision guide tailored for students taking the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing * Presents multiple choice questions in the format of the exam, and answers with brief explanations so if you go wrong you know how to improve * Written by Carole Hollins, an experienced examiner and well-known author of dental nursing books

The Dental Foundation Interview Guide - With Situational Judgement Tests (Paperback): Zahid Siddique, Shivana Anand, Helena... The Dental Foundation Interview Guide - With Situational Judgement Tests (Paperback)
Zahid Siddique, Shivana Anand, Helena Lewis-Greene
R679 Discovery Miles 6 790 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Dental Foundation Interview Guide: with Situational Judgement Tests offers an indispensable step-by-step guide to the dental foundation training application process. * Explains the application and recruitment process and includes essential interview tips * Offers a wealth of practice questions with detailed answers to ensure familiarity with the process * Highlights the importance of professionalism, leadership and management within the dental practice * Written by recent graduates who understand the pressures of the application process

Preservation and Restoration of Tooth Structure (Hardcover, 3rd Edition): Graham J Mount, Wyatt R. Hume, Hien C. Ngo, Mark S.... Preservation and Restoration of Tooth Structure (Hardcover, 3rd Edition)
Graham J Mount, Wyatt R. Hume, Hien C. Ngo, Mark S. Wolff
R1,475 Discovery Miles 14 750 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Combining the approaches of preventative and restorative dentistry, this is a revised and updated guide to the clinical techniques and procedures necessary for managing tooth disorders and disease. * Introduces minimally invasive dentistry as a model to control dental disease and then restore the mouth to optimal form, function, and aesthetics * Contains several student-friendly features, including a new layout, line drawings and clinical photographs to illustrate key concepts * Covers fundamental topics, including the evolutionary biology of the human oral environment; caries management and risk assessment; remineralization; principles of cavity design; lifestyle factors; choices between restorative materials and restoration management * Includes a companion website with self-assessment exercises for students and a downloadable image bank for instructors

Dental Caries - The Disease and its Clinical Management (Hardcover, 3rd Edition): Ole Fejerskov, Bente Nyvad, Edwina Kidd Dental Caries - The Disease and its Clinical Management (Hardcover, 3rd Edition)
Ole Fejerskov, Bente Nyvad, Edwina Kidd
R2,358 Discovery Miles 23 580 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

First published in 2003, Dental Caries: The Disease and its Clinical Management has become the leading resource on cariology. In this highly-anticipated new edition, the editors maintain the same focus on high-level coverage of the disease aetiology and process, clinical management best-practice, and wider public health issues connected with dental caries management, including an enhanced focus on the 'caries control concept'. The aim is to link theory with clinical performance, making prevention, diagnosis and restorative procedures evidence based. The structure of the book has been completely overhauled, with the same coverage streamlined in order to distil information effectively. The book is divided into six main sections: An overview of the disease and its prevalence The caries lesion and its biological determinants Diagnosis Controlling dental caries Operative intervention Caries control in special populations With contributions from international experts in research and clinical practice, the third edition of Dental Caries is an unrivalled guide to tooth decay, and a must-have resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students in restorative dentistry as well as all practitioners looking to develop their clinical skills.

Anatomy - A Photographic Atlas (Paperback, Eighth, International Edition): Johannes W. Rohen, Chihiro Yokochi, Elke... Anatomy - A Photographic Atlas (Paperback, Eighth, International Edition)
Johannes W. Rohen, Chihiro Yokochi, Elke Lutjen-Drecoll
R1,652 R1,466 Discovery Miles 14 660 Save R186 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Prepare for the dissection lab and operating room with Anatomy: A Photographic Atlas , 8e. Featuring outstanding full-color photographs of actual cadaver dissections with accompanying schematic drawings and diagnostic images, this proven text depicts anatomic structures more realistically than illustrations in traditional atlases. Chapters are organized by region in the order of a typical dissection with each chapter presenting topographical anatomical structures in a systemic manner. Authentic photographic reproduction of colors, structures, and spatial dimensions as seen in the dissection lab and on the operating table help you develop an understanding of the anatomy of the human body. Functional connections between single organs, the surrounding tissue, and organ systems are clarified to prepare you for the dissection lab and practical exams. Clinical cases and over 1,200 images enhance your understanding. Dissections illustrate the topographical anatomy in layers "from the outside in" to better prepare you for the lab and operating room.

Setting Them Straight - The Fact-Based Guide to a Spectacular Smile Through Orthodontics (Hardcover): Dante Gonzales Setting Them Straight - The Fact-Based Guide to a Spectacular Smile Through Orthodontics (Hardcover)
Dante Gonzales
R449 R378 Discovery Miles 3 780 Save R71 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Transactions of the Alabama Dental Association (Hardcover): Alabama Dental Association Transactions of the Alabama Dental Association (Hardcover)
Alabama Dental Association
R718 Discovery Miles 7 180 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Basic Guide to Dental Radiography (Paperback): Tim Reynolds Basic Guide to Dental Radiography (Paperback)
Tim Reynolds
R659 Discovery Miles 6 590 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Basic Guide to Dental Radiography provides an essential introduction to radiography in the dental practice. Illustrated throughout, this guide outlines and explains each topic in a clear and accessible style. * Comprehensive coverage includes general physics, principles of image formation, digital image recording, equipment, biological effects of x-rays and legislation * Suitable for the whole dental team * Illustrated in full colour throughout * Ideal for those completing mandatory CPD in radiography * Useful study guide for the NEBDN Certificate in Dental Radiography, the National Certificate in Radiography or the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

Cone Beam CT and 3D imaging - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 2014 ed.): Pietro Caruso, Enzo Silvestri, Luca Maria Sconfienza Cone Beam CT and 3D imaging - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 2014 ed.)
Pietro Caruso, Enzo Silvestri, Luca Maria Sconfienza
R2,246 R2,131 Discovery Miles 21 310 Save R115 (5%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) has become the standard of reference in dental imaging. The distribution of CBCT devices is increasingly wide, and the number of required examinations is constantly growing. In this setting, it is now essential that medical and technical staff receive specific training in the use of CBCT and that technical guidelines for CBCT examinations are established. This clearly structured book on CBCT will be an ideal aid in daily clinical practice. It clearly explains basic CBCT anatomy, examination technique, and the use of 3D reformatting software. A wide range of cases are presented, covering the most frequent and relevant conditions and pathologies, including dental anomalies, inflammatory and degenerative disease, tumors, and implants.

Victors for Dentistry (1962-2017) - Decades of Innovation and Discovery (Paperback): Sharon Grayden Victors for Dentistry (1962-2017) - Decades of Innovation and Discovery (Paperback)
Sharon Grayden
R542 Discovery Miles 5 420 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
EMQs for Dentistry (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Doug Hammond EMQs for Dentistry (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Doug Hammond
R684 Discovery Miles 6 840 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A valuable aid to your next dentistry exam, the latest edition of this essential title has been revised throughout by two well-established authors and dental academics, Barry Quinn and Richard Moore, including a new, user-friendly layout. Covering a range of topics commonly tested in a number of important dentistry exams, questions are supported by comprehensive explanations and teaching notes to build your knowledge and confidence for your exams. Other highlights include: Factual and theoretical questions organised by subject, to help you identify areas that need more attention; New layout better suited to quick-fire revision; Varying difficulty levels making the title suitable for both undergraduate and postgraduate examinations, such as MJDF, MFDS and ORE.

The Anthropology of Modern Human Teeth - Dental Morphology and its Variation in Recent and Fossil Homo sapiens (Paperback, 2nd... The Anthropology of Modern Human Teeth - Dental Morphology and its Variation in Recent and Fossil Homo sapiens (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
G. Richard Scott, Christy G. Turner II, Grant C. Townsend, Maria Martinon-Torres
R942 Discovery Miles 9 420 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

All humans share certain components of tooth structure, but show variation in size and morphology around this shared pattern. This book presents a worldwide synthesis of the global variation in tooth morphology in recent populations. Research has advanced on many fronts since the publication of the first edition, which has become a seminal work on the subject. This revised and updated edition introduces new ideas in dental genetics and ontogeny and summarizes major historical problems addressed by dental morphology. The detailed descriptions of 29 dental variables are fully updated with current data and include details of a new web-based application for using crown and root morphology to evaluate ancestry in forensic cases. A new chapter describes what constitutes a modern human dentition in the context of the hominin fossil record.

Sociology and Psychology for the Dental Team - An Introduction to Key Topics (Paperback): Sasha Scambler, Koula Asimakopoulou,... Sociology and Psychology for the Dental Team - An Introduction to Key Topics (Paperback)
Sasha Scambler, Koula Asimakopoulou, Suzanne Scott
R587 Discovery Miles 5 870 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The role that the social and behavioural sciences play in the daily practice of dentistry is now an essential part of all dentistry training, but it can often seem distant from the reality of daily clinical practice. Dentists often ask: what is sociology? Why do I need to know about psychology? Why do I need sociology and psychology to be an effective dentist? How can they help improve my clinical practice? This new textbook answers these important questions and shows how the social and behavioural sciences can inform the practice of dentistry and allied healthcare services in the twenty-first century. It provides a comprehensive, accessible introduction to sociology and psychology for students and members of the dental team with no prior knowledge of the subject, and although the book assumes little or no previous knowledge of psychology or sociology, it also provides enough depth to meet the needs of those with some background in these fields. Throughout, the links between sociology and psychology and everyday practice are emphasized and explained and theoretical concepts are put into the context of everyday clinical work. The authors have extensive experience in teaching and researching the social and behavioural sciences from undergraduate to post-doctoral levels. This book will be an indispensable teaching aid within dental health education, and other allied health and social care disciplines.

Pathology of the Maxillofacial Bones - A Guide to Diagnosis (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015): Pieter Slootweg Pathology of the Maxillofacial Bones - A Guide to Diagnosis (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015)
Pieter Slootweg
R3,264 R2,849 Discovery Miles 28 490 Save R415 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book is divided into 3 main sections: cysts and odontogenic tumors (lesions related to the dentition); fibro-osseous lesions and giant cell lesions, which are unique to the maxillofacial skeleton; and bone lesions, which also occur in other parts of the body. Individual diseases are described with a special emphasis on histomorphological aspects. Some lesions may pose considerable diagnostic problems due to shared microscopical features and the authors' aim is to provide reliable diagnostic guidelines for the surgical pathologist who has to deal with specimens from this area. The majority of the currently available textbooks on head and neck pathology are mainly devoted to soft tissue lesions, paying less attention to the pathology of the diseases that involve the hard tissues. Texts on general skeletal pathology cannot address this gap, as the maxillofacial skeleton differs from the bones elsewhere in the body in several respects. Therefore, the book discusses both bone disorders that are restricted to the head and neck, and diseases that also occur in the extragnathic skeleton.

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