Dental Bleaching

Author: Martin G. D. Kelleher,Nairn H. F. Wilson

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781850971313

Category: Medical

Page: 127

View: 8668

Dental bleaching is firmly established as an element of the modern clinical practice of dentistry, and practitioners and students must understand the mechanisms, application and pitfalls of the relevant techniques. This book meets these needs.

Tooth Whitening Techniques

Author: Linda Greenwall

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315341360

Category: Medical

Page: 366

View: 9651

The field of tooth whitening has continued to develop as more and more dental practitioners have turned to cosmetic dentistry and associated aesthetic facial procedures. This new edition of an acclaimed text covers recent technical innovations, but also looks at the latest innovations in practice to treat the single tooth or lesions and white spots. The editor is extremely well placed to give expert advice on how to incorporate whitening into a full aesthetic facial practice.

Diseases and Conditions in Dentistry

An Evidence-Based Reference

Author: Keyvan Moharamzadeh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119312116

Category: Medical

Page: 392

View: 4300

Diseases and Conditions in Dentistry: An Evidence-Based Reference is the ideal, one-stop guide for dentistry clinicians to keep at their side. Provides a quick reference for the busy clinician covering diseases and conditions in endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics and restorative dentistry Offers identically formatted chapters following the same clear and concise layout with detailed clinical cases and evidence-based discussions Features a companion website with additional clinical photographs, radiographs, and case notes

Practical Procedures in Aesthetic Dentistry

Author: Subir Banerji,Shamir B. Mehta,Christopher C. K. Ho

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119324955

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 7805

Practical Procedures in Aesthetic Dentistry presents a comprehensive collection of videos demonstrating clinical techniques in aesthetic and restorative dentistry, and is accompanied by a handbook summarising the key points of each procedure. Interactive website hosting over nine hours of video Accompanying illustrated handbook summarising key points Expert teaching across a comprehensive range of aesthetic and restorative procedures International team of contributors with clinical and academic expertise

Adhesive Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth

Author: Francesco Mannocci,Giovanni Cavalli,Massimo Gagliani

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781850971351

Category: Medical

Page: 130

View: 1534

The subject of this book is an overview of the modern principles and procedures for the restoration of teeth which have been treated for root canal problems.

When Abortion Was a Crime

Women, Medicine, and Law in the United States, 1867-1973

Author: Leslie J. Reagan

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520216571

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 5938

A collection of stories of women who survived abortions and those who did not, based on narratives from involved parties as well as court records, police reports, medical literature, and coroners' reports

Fast Food Nation

The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

Author: Eric Schlosser

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547750331

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 362

View: 989

Explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production.

The Portage to San Cristobal of A. H.

A Novel

Author: George Steiner

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226772356

Category: Fiction

Page: 175

View: 983

Thirty years after World War II, in the depths of an Amazonian swamp, a crack team of young Israeli Nazi hunters come upon a grizzled and ravaged but alive Adolph Hitler and carry him back to civilization

Dental Radiography

Principles and Techniques

Author: Joen Iannucci,Laura Jansen Howerton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323297439

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 9269

Set yourself up for success with this must-have oral radiography text. Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques gives you a comprehensive foundation for the safe, effective use of radiation in the modern dental office. This combination textbook and training manual features easy-to-understand content combined with step-by-step techniques and a stellar art program to help you apply what you’ve learned to practice. Plus, new content focuses on pediatrics and the latest in digital and three-dimensional technology! Comprehensive coverage offers all the information you need to know to prepare for board exams. Step-by-step procedures help ensure technique mastery and serve as a valuable reference tool. Technique Tips help you to recognize and prevent the most common performance pitfalls. Quiz questions provide valuable self-assessment of important concepts. Key terminology is highlighted in chapter discussions and defined in a back-of-book glossary. Learning objectives and chapter summaries serve as goal-setting study tools. EXPANDED! Content on pediatrics/adolescents, digital imaging, and three-dimensional radiography ensures that you’re prepared to practice in the modern dental office. UPDATED! Art program depicts the newest technology and equipment and includes new illustrations of anatomy and technique. UNIQUE! Helpful Hint boxes isolate challenging material and offer tips to aid your understanding. NEW! Laboratory Manual provides workbook-style questions and activities to reinforce concepts and step-by-step instructions for in-clinic experiences. UNIQUE! Chapter on three-dimensional imaging helps you to prepare to enter private practice. UNIQUE! Full-color presentation helps you comprehend complex content.

Post-Communist Mafia State

The Case of Hungary

Author: B lint Magyar

Publisher: Central European University Press

ISBN: 6155513546

Category: Political Science

Page: 336

View: 5247

Having won a two-third majority in Parliament at the 2010 elections, the Hungarian political party Fidesz removed many of the institutional obstacles of exerting power. Just like the party, the state itself was placed under the control of a single individual, who since then has applied the techniques used within his party to enforce submission and obedience onto society as a whole. In a new approach the author characterizes the system as the ?organized over-world?, the ?state employing mafia methods? and the ?adopted political family', applying these categories not as metaphors but elements of a coherent conceptual framework. The actions of the post-communist mafia state model are closely aligned with the interests of power and wealth concentrated in the hands of a small group of insiders. While the traditional mafia channeled wealth and economic players into its spheres of influence by means of direct coercion, the mafia state does the same by means of parliamentary legislation, legal prosecution, tax authority, police forces and secret service. The innovative conceptual framework of the book is important and timely not only for Hungary, but also for other post-communist countries subjected to autocratic rules. ÿ

Day of Empire

How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance--and Why They Fall

Author: Amy Chua

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 9780307472458

Category: Political Science

Page: 432

View: 1749

In this sweeping history, bestselling author Amy Chua explains how globally dominant empires—or hyperpowers—rise and why they fall. In a series of brilliant chapter-length studies, she examines the most powerful cultures in history—from the ancient empires of Persia and China to the recent global empires of England and the United States—and reveals the reasons behind their success, as well as the roots of their ultimate demise. Chua's analysis uncovers a fascinating historical pattern: while policies of tolerance and assimilation toward conquered peoples are essential for an empire to succeed, the multicultural society that results introduces new tensions and instabilities, threatening to pull the empire apart from within. What this means for the United States' uncertain future is the subject of Chua's provocative and surprising conclusion.

Contemporary Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth

Evidence-based Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Author: Nadim Z. Baba

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780867155716

Category: Medical

Page: 218

View: 3012

Written by a group of renowned experts three decades after the publication of the last comprehensive book on this topic, this much-needed book has a wealth of evidence-based information on all facets of the restoration of pulpless teeth. With a better understanding of the factors that can influence the prognosis of severely compromised teeth, the approach to treating these teeth has evolved, and this text offers a well-balanced, contemporary approach to treatment planning. Traditional principles and techniques are reviewed and reinforced, along with modern materials and methods, all with a firm foundation in the best available scientific evidence and with an emphasis on clinical studies. Many of the chapters provide comprehensive, step-by-step descriptions of technical procedures with accompanying illustrations to guide the reader through every stage of restoring pulpless teeth, including fabrication of various foundation restorations, cementation techniques, and methods of provisionalization. Preprosthetic adjunctive procedures, such as surgical crown lengthening, repair of perforations, and orthodontic measures, are also described and illustrated. For years to come, this text will remain a definitive reference for specialists involved in the restoration of pulpless teeth or engaged in planning treatment for structurally compromised teeth.

The Osseointegration Book

From Calvarium to Calcaneus

Author: Per-Ingvar Brånemark,Shu Chien

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781850970903

Category: Medical

Page: 494

View: 2135

Osseointegration is an area of medicine that has resulted from a greater understanding of how to unite bone and metal. In this medical handbook, Branemark (Branemark Osseointegration Center, Sweden), one of the pioneers of the field, presents 25 chapters covering the history, principles, and current state of the art of osseointegration in facial re

The Future of Aging

Pathways to Human Life Extension

Author: N.A

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9048139996

Category: Medical

Page: 866

View: 4629

Just as the health costs of aging threaten to bankrupt developed countries, this book makes the scientific case that a biological "bailout" could be on the way, and that human aging can be different in the future than it is today. Here 40 authors argue how our improving understanding of the biology of aging and selected technologies should enable the successful use of many different and complementary methods for ameliorating aging, and why such interventions are appropriate based on our current historical, anthropological, philosophical, ethical, evolutionary, and biological context. Challenging concepts are presented together with in-depth reviews and paradigm-breaking proposals that collectively illustrate the potential for changing aging as never before. The proposals extend from today to a future many decades from now in which the control of aging may become effectively complete. Examples include sirtuin-modulating pills, new concepts for attacking cardiovascular disease and cancer, mitochondrial rejuvenation, stem cell therapies and regeneration, tissue reconstruction, telomere maintenance, prevention of immunosenescence, extracellular rejuvenation, artificial DNA repair, and full deployment of nanotechnology. The Future of Aging will make you think about aging differently and is a challenge to all of us to open our eyes to the future therapeutic potential of biogerontology.

Smile Design Integrating Esthetics and Function

Essentials in Esthetic Dentistry

Author: Jonathan B. Levine,Brian J. Millar

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723435553

Category: Dentistry

Page: 240

View: 6588

Esthetic dentistry is an area of recognizable growth around the world and it often brings considerable challenges for the clinician. Jonathan B. Levine DMD presents a new volume designed to introduce practitioners to the world of advanced smile design with the goal of safely expanding his or her current scope of aesthetic dental practice. Richly illustrated in full colour throughout, this beautiful volume guides readers through the key issues of Smile Design and includes a detailed discussion of assessment techniques including aesthetic check lists and photography, the use of smile design trial and diagnostic techniques and assessment tools. Procedures include space management, alignment procedures and the use of ceramic veneers. Throughout the book, emphasis is given to assessment of the patient and precision treatment modalities. Whether you are newly qualified or an experienced dental practitioner, this volume will be ideal for skill enhancement and is designed for use throughout the world.

A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication

Author: Richard Jackson Harris,Fred W. Sanborn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135850372

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 480

View: 1766

In this fifth edition of A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication, author Richard Jackson Harris continues his examination of how our experiences with media affect the way we acquire knowledge about the world, and how this knowledge influences our attitudes and behavior. Presenting theories from psychology and communication along with reviews of the corresponding research, this text covers a wide variety of media and media issues, ranging from the commonly discussed topics – sex, violence, advertising – to lesser-studied topics, such as values, sports, and entertainment education. The fifth and fully updated edition offers: highly accessible and engaging writing contemporary references to all types of media familiar to students substantial discussion of theories and research, including interpretations of original research studies a balanced approach to covering the breadth and depth of the subject discussion of work from both psychology and media disciplines. The text is appropriate for Media Effects, Media & Society, and Psychology of Mass Media coursework, as it examines the effects of mass media on human cognitions, attitudes, and behaviors through empirical social science research; teaches students how to examine and evaluate mediated messages; and includes mass communication research, theory and analysis.

Dis-orienting rhythms

the politics of the new Asian dance music

Author: Sanjay Sharma,John Hutnyk,Ashwani Sharma

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781856494700

Category: Music

Page: 248

View: 508

Blurring the boundaries between academic and cultural production, this book produces a new understanding of the world significance of South Asian culture in multi-racist societies. One of the first sustained attempts to situate such production within the study of race and identity, it uncovers the crucial role that contemporary South Asian dance music has played in the formation of a new urban cultural politics. The book opens by positing new theoretical understandings of South Asian cultural representation that move beyond essentialist ethnicity in the cultural studies literature. Contributors narrate the formation of South Asian expressive culture coming emerging from the highly charged context of UK Black politics. Part three assumes the task of historical recovery, looking at the antecedents of political South Asian musical performance, autonomous anti-racist organising and problems of alliance with the white Left. Part four engages with the movements and translations of cultural productions across the world - not just in Britain or South Asia, but also Canada, North America, Fiji, Malaysia, Australia, West Africa, Europe, but particularly in the fractured spaces of a postcolonial Britain in decline.

Natural Cures "they" Don't Want You to Know about

Author: Kevin Trudeau

Publisher: Calcomp Nutrition

ISBN: 9780975599501

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 275

View: 3695

Incluedes the natural cures for more than 50 specific diseases!

Big Trouble

A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Strugg

Author: J. Anthony Lukas

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439128107

Category: History

Page: 880

View: 3951

Hailed as "toweringly important" (Baltimore Sun), "a work of scrupulous and significant reportage" (E. L. Doctorow), and "an unforgettable historical drama" (Chicago Sun-Times), Big Trouble brings to life the astonishing case that ultimately engaged President Theodore Roosevelt, Supreme Court justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, and the politics and passions of an entire nation at century's turn. After Idaho's former governor is blown up by a bomb at his garden gate at Christmastime 1905, America's most celebrated detective, Pinkerton James McParland, takes over the investigation. His daringly executed plan to kidnap the radical union leader "Big Bill" Haywood from Colorado to stand trial in Idaho sets the stage for a memorable courtroom confrontation between the flamboyant prosecutor, progressive senator William Borah, and the young defender of the dispossessed, Clarence Darrow. Big Trouble captures the tumultuous first decade of the twentieth century, when capital and labor, particularly in the raw, acquisitive West, were pitted against each other in something close to class war. Lukas paints a vivid portrait of a time and place in which actress Ethel Barrymore, baseball phenom Walter Johnson, and editor William Allen White jostled with railroad magnate E. H. Harriman, socialist Eugene V. Debs, gunslinger Charlie Siringo, and Operative 21, the intrepid Pinkerton agent who infiltrated Darrow's defense team. This is a grand narrative of the United States as it charged, full of hope and trepidation, into the twentieth century.