Contemporary Periodontal Surgery

An Illustrated Guide to the Art Behind the Science

Author: Geoffrey Bateman,Shuva Saha,Iain Leslie Chapple

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781850971238

Category: Medical

Page: 191

View: 9475

The authors explore the techniques of dental surgery.

Atlas of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Periodontal Surgery

Author: Edward S. Cohen

Publisher: PMPH-USA

ISBN: 9781550092677

Category: Medical

Page: 457

View: 6398

Newly updated, this third edition is ideal as both a clinical reference and as a training tool for professionals and students. Six new chapters cover anatomic problems, implants, sinus lift, anterior cosmetic surgery, ridge flap and guided tissue regeneration for root coverage. Many procedures are updated to reflect current trends in periodontology. More than 1400 illustrations complement this comprehensive text.

Protocols for Predictable Aesthetic Dental Restorations

Author: Irfan Ahmad

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405173211

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 1565

Aesthetic dentistry has become increasingly important to dentists and their patients. This book is designed as a springboard to assist clinicians in developing the aesthetic potential of restorative procedures. The book marries evidence-based principles with handy hints and tips the author has distilled from years of clinical experience. This combination of scientific principles with ‘real world’ practice will boost the confidence of budding aesthetic practitioners and clinical dental students. The book focuses on the principles of aesthetic work across the dentist's repertoire, rather than concentrating on one particular technique. For this reason, it will add value to the range of daily restorative work in the dental surgery.

The Philosophy of David Lynch

Author: William Devlin

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

ISBN: 0813133963

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 258

View: 4905

From his cult classic television series Twin Peaks to his most recent film Inland Empire (2006), David Lynch is best known for his unorthodox narrative style. An award-winning director, producer, and writer, Lynch distorts and disrupts traditional storylines and offers viewers a surreal, often nightmarish perspective. His unique approach to filmmaking has made his work familiar to critics and audiences worldwide, and he earned Academy Award nominations for Best Director for The Elephant Man (1980), Blue Velvet (1986), and Mulholland Drive (2001). Lynch creates a new reality for both characters and audience by focusing on the individual and embracing existentialism. In The Philosophy of David Lynch, editors William J. Devlin and Shai Biderman have compiled an impressive list of contributors to explore the philosophy at the core of the filmmaker’s work. Lynch is examined as a postmodern artist, and the themes of darkness, logic, and time are discussed in depth. Other prominent issues in Lynch’s films, such as Bad faith and freedom, ethics, politics, and religion, are also considered. Investigating myriad aspects of Lynch’s influential and innovative work, The Philosophy of David Lynch provides a fascinating look at the philosophical underpinnings of the famous cult director.

Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning

Principles, Design, Implementation

Author: Michael Cohen

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780867154740

Category: Medical

Page: 548

View: 2568

This book is an offshoot of the Seattle Study Club, a popular continuing education group with hundreds of chapters throughout the US and Canada. Based on the proposition that specific treatments and techniques come and go but comprehensive treatment planning is universal and timeless, this group unites clinicians of all levels and from all disciplines, challenging them to master the principles of total case management through interdisciplinary treatment-planning exercises. In keeping with that philosophy, this book articulates the seemingly mystical process by which master clinicians treatment plan their own cases. Because the authors represent every specialty in dentistry.periodontology, orthodontics, prosthodontics, endodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Successful Periodontal Therapy

A Non-surgical Approach

Author: Peter A. Heasman,Philip Preshaw,Pauline Robertson

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781850970743

Category: Medical

Page: 118

View: 6891

Periodontists Heasman, Pauline Robertson (both U. of Newcastle upon Tyne) and Philip M. Preshaw (Newcastle U.) review the recognized goals and objectives of non-surgical treatment of gingival and periodontal disease. Then they describe the clinical protocols and methods for achieving them, including

The Human Factor

Revolutionizing the Way People Live with Technology

Author: Kim J. Vicente

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135877254

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

View: 1673

In this incessantly readable, groundbreaking work, Vincente makes vividly clear how we can bridge the widening gap between people and technology. He investigates every level of human activity - from simple matters such as our hand-eye coordination to complex human systems such as government regulatory agencies, and why businesses would benefit from making consumer goods easier to use. He shows us why we all have a vital stake in reforming the aviation industry, the health industry, and the way we live day-to-day with technology.

Ecstatic Encounters

Bahian Candomblé and the Quest for the Really Real

Author: Mattijs van de Port

Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

ISBN: 9089642986

Category: Social Science

Page: 300

View: 620

"Reality does not comply with our narrations of it. And that is most certainly the case with the narrations produced in academia. An anthropologist in Bahia, Brazil, fears to become possessed by the spirits he had come to study; falls madly in love withan 'informant'; finds himself baffled by the sayings of a clairvoyant; and has to come to grips with the murder of one of his best friends. Unsettling events that do not belong to the orderly world of scientific research, yet leave their imprint on the way the anthropologist comes to understand the world. REflecting on his long research experience with the spirit possession cult Candomblâe, the author shows, in a probing manner, how definitions of reality always require the exclusion of certain perceptions, experiences and insights. And yet, this 'rest-of-what-is' turns out to be an inexhaustible source of amazement, seduction and renewal." --P [4] of cover.

The Cambridge History of Medicine

Author: Roy Porter

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521864267

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 3131

The Cambridge History of Medicine surveys the rise of medicine in the West from classical times to the present. Covering both the social and scientific history of medicine, this 2006 volume traces the chronology of key developments and events, engaging with the issues, discoveries, and controversies that have characterized medical progress.

Surfaces and Essences

Analogy as the Fuel and Fire of Thinking

Author: Douglas Hofstadter,Emmanuel Sander

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465018475

Category: Philosophy

Page: 592

View: 7627

Shows how analogy-making pervades human thought at all levels, influencing the choice of words and phrases in speech, providing guidance in unfamiliar situations, and giving rise to great acts of imagination.

Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice

Preprints of a Symposium, University of Leiden, the Netherlands, 26–29 June 1995

Author: Arie Wallert

Publisher: Getty Publications

ISBN: 0892363223

Category: Art

Page: 240

View: 6735

Bridging the fields of conservation, art history, and museum curating, this volume contains the principal papers from an international symposium titled "Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice" at the University of Leiden in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from June 26 to 29, 1995. The symposium—designed for art historians, conservators, conservation scientists, and museum curators worldwide—was organized by the Department of Art History at the University of Leiden and the Art History Department of the Central Research Laboratory for Objects of Art and Science in Amsterdam. Twenty-five contributors representing museums and conservation institutions throughout the world provide recent research on historical painting techniques, including wall painting and polychrome sculpture. Topics cover the latest art historical research and scientific analyses of original techniques and materials, as well as historical sources, such as medieval treatises and descriptions of painting techniques in historical literature. Chapters include the painting methods of Rembrandt and Vermeer, Dutch 17th-century landscape painting, wall paintings in English churches, Chinese paintings on paper and canvas, and Tibetan thangkas. Color plates and black-and-white photographs illustrate works from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.

Things Beyond Resemblance

Collected Essays on Theodor W. Adorno

Author: Robert Hullot-Kentor

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231136595

Category: Philosophy

Page: 322

View: 2107

Examining Adorno's thesis that sacrifice is the primordial form of human domination, this work contains essays that cover Adorno's New York City writings on radio; his affinities with Wallace Stevens and Nabokov; his relationship with Kierkegaard, psychoanalysis, and Walter Benjamin; and his musings on popular music.

My Traitor's Heart

A South African Exile Returns to Face His Country, His Tribe, and His Conscience

Author: Rian Malan

Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

ISBN: 0802193900

Category: History

Page: 368

View: 5443

An Afrikaner crime reporter returns home to face the evil and complex legacy of South African apartheid in “a witness-bearing act of the rarest courage” (Michael Kerr). Rian Malan’s classic work of reportage, My Traitor’s Heart is at once beautiful, horrifying, and profound in ways that earned him comparisons to Michael Herr and Ryszard Kapuściński and inspired the London Times to call him “South Africa’s Hunter S. Thompson.” An Afrikaner, Malan is the scion of a centuries-old clan deeply involved in the creation of apartheid. As a young crime reporter, he covered the atrocities of an undeclared race war and ultimately fled the country, unhinged by what he had seen. Eight years later, he returns to confront his own demons, and those that are tearing his country apart. With unflinching candor, Malan explores the grizzly violence and perverse rationalizations at the root of his nation’s identity. Written in the final years of apartheid’s bloody collapse, My Traitor’s Heart still resonates, offering a “passionate, blazingly honest testament” to the darkest recesses of the black and white South African psyches. “Those who read it will never again see South Africa the same way” (Los Angeles Times Book Review).

Conformity and Conflict

Readings in Cultural Anthropology

Author: James P. Spradley,David W. McCurdy

Publisher: Jill Potash

ISBN: 0205234100

Category: Social Science

Page: 411

View: 9052

Demonstrate the nature of culture and its influence on people's lives. For over 40 years, the best-selling Conformity and Conflict has brought together original readings and cutting edge research alongside classic works as a powerful way to study human behavior and events. Its readings cover a broad range of theoretical perspectives and demonstrate basic anthropological concepts. The Fourteenth Edition incorporates successful articles from past editions and fresh ideas from the field to show fascinating perspectives on the human experience. Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning - MyAnthroLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking - Articles, article introductions and review questions encourage students to examine their assumptions, discern hidden values, evaluate evidence, assess their conclusions, and more! Engage Students - Section parts, key terms, maps, a glossary and subject index all spark student interest and illustrate the reader's main points with examples and visuals from daily life. Support Instructors - Teaching your course just got easier! You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor's Manual, Electronic “MyTest” Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. Additionally, Conformity and Conflict's part introductions parallel the basic concepts taught in introductory courses – which allow the book to be used alone as a reader or in conjunction with a main text. Note: MyAnthroLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyAnthroLab, please visit www.MyAnthroLab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MyAnthroLab (at no additional cost): VP ISBN-10: 0205176011/ISBN-13: 9780205176014

Periodontal Regenerative Therapy

Author: Anton Sculean

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781850971580

Category: Medical

Page: 294

View: 2144

This text provides the clinician with an overview on the use of regenerative techniques in periodontology. The chapters are designed to cover the most important aspects related to anatomy, wound healing, regenerative materials, surgical techniques, and clinical applications as related to regenerative procedures.

Spirit, Science, and Health

How the Spiritual Mind Fuels Physical Wellness

Author: Thomas G. Plante,Carl E. Thoresen

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275995065

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 230

View: 1202

A minor Bohemian nobleman who within the space of a few years became a prince and one of the greatest landowners of his a≥ a military entrepreneur who twice saved the Holy Roman Emperor from disaster with armies he raised, financed and led, but was then twice dismissed; an able general who rescued the Empire from invasion by the Swedish King Gustavus II Adolphus, but was accused of planning to defect to the self-same Swedes; the emperor's commander-in-chief, but assassinated on the emperor's orders; a successful soldier who fell because he tried too hard to make peace; Wallenstein was all these things. Contemporary legends and propaganda were taken up by early biographers of this fascinating character to create a historical myth, elements of which are still present in many more recent accounts. In this book, Geoff Mortimer sets out to clarify the picture and to resolve the enigma.

With a Critical Eye

An Intellectual and His Times

Author: Arthur J. Vidich

Publisher: Newfound Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 491

View: 3092

Internationally renowned sociologist, Arthur J. Vidich (1922-2006), was an active researcher and teacher whose career spanned the second half of the twentieth century. With a Critical Eye: An Intellectual and His Times recounts Vidich's career in the wider cultural context of his life and work. Providing a window into post-World War II intellectual life, the richness of the autobiography lies not only in Vidich's perspectives on the academic world, but also in his personal and sociological observations about the world around him. Best known for his book, Small Town in Mass Society (co-authored with Joseph Bensman, 1958), Vidich taught for more than forty years at the New School for Social Research in New York. He published eighteen books, co-edited a book series with Robert Jackall, and was the founding editor of the International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society.