Basic Sciences for Dental Students

Author: Simon A. Whawell,Daniel W. Lambert

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118905571

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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The ‘all-in-one’ solution to mastering basic sciences in preclinical dentistry Basic Sciences for Dental Students is a cutting edge textbook specifically designed to support the needs of early years undergraduate dental students. Written by leaders in dental education and active oral and dental researchers involved with student assessment, the text explains the basic science that underpins the dental curriculum in undergraduate dental courses worldwide. Specifically related to dentistry and future clinical practice, chapters cover all of the introductory subjects that students need to know – biomolecules, cell biology, tissues of the body, cardiovascular, circulatory and pulmonary systems, the nervous system, immunology, oral microbiology, pathology, head and neck anatomy, tooth development, craniofacial development, saliva, and dental materials. Key features: Provides the basic science that underpins the early years of a dental curriculum Specifically tailored towards dentistry and future clinical practice Written by leaders in dental education and active oral and dental researchers Includes learning objectives and clinical relevance boxes throughout Self-assessment questions and downloadable figures are hosted on a companion website Basic Sciences for Dental Students is an indispensable resource for undergraduate dental students, especially those in the early years of their studies. It is also a useful revision tool for postgraduate MJDF and MFDS examinations and overseas candidates sitting their OREs.

Textbook of Biochemistry for Dental/Nursing/Pharmacy Students

Author: MN Chatterjea

Publisher: Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Limited

ISBN: 9788184485318

Category: Medical

Page: 616

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An attempt has been made to present the text point-wise, clinically oriented in simple and lucid language avoiding complicated chemical formulae so that it becomes comprehensive, and an average student of dental and basic sciences can easily understand the subject. Though the main framework of second edition has been retained, extensive revision of certain positions has been made. Topics like 'protein synthesis' have been rewritten keeping in view the recent advances. New chapters like 'Recombinant DNA Technology' and 'Biochemistry of AIDS' have been incorporated.

Teaching Anatomy

A Practical Guide

Author: Lap Ki Chan,Wojciech Pawlina

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319089307

Category: Medical

Page: 403

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Teaching Anatomy: A Practical Guide is the first book designed to provide highly practical advice to both novice and experienced gross anatomy teachers. The volume provides a theoretical foundation of adult learning and basic anatomy education and includes chapters focusing on specific issues that teachers commonly encounter in the diverse and challenging scenarios in which they teach. The book is designed to allow teachers to adopt a student-centered approach and to be able to give their students an effective and efficient overall learning experience. Teachers of gross anatomy and other basic sciences in undergraduate healthcare programs will find in this unique volume invaluable information presented in a problem-oriented, succinct, and user-friendly format. Developed by renowned, expert authors, the chapters are written concisely and in simple language, and a wealth of text boxes are provided to bring out key points, to stimulate reflection on the reader’s own situation, and to provide additional practical tips. Educational theories are selectively included to explain the theoretical foundation underlying practical suggestions, so that teachers can appropriately modify the strategies described in the book to fit their own educational environments. Comprehensive and a significant contribution to the literature, Teaching Anatomy: A Practical Guide is an indispensable resource for all instructors in gross anatomy.

Physiology for Dental Students

Author: D. B. Ferguson

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 148318353X

Category: Science

Page: 370

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Physiology for Dental Students presents a combined view of physiological mechanisms and physiological systems. It discusses the oral importance of basic physiology. It addresses physiological principles and specific types of cells. Some of the topics covered in the book are the movements of materials across cell membranes; the fluid compartments of the body; the major storage of body water; histological and ultrastructural appearance of the salivary glands; the secretion of substances into the urine in the kidney; and the total osmotic activity of plasma. The morphology of the red blood cells is fully covered. The factors necessary for red blood cell development is discussed in detail. The text describes in depth the mechanical properties of smooth muscle. The process of breathing and the elasticity of lungs are presented completely. A chapter is devoted to the parts of the central nervous system. The book can provide useful information to dentists, doctors, students, and researchers.

Dental Anatomy Basic Review Notes for Dental and Health Sciences Students

Author: E Staff

Publisher: Examville Study Guides

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 10

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Learn and review on the go! Use Quick Review Dental Anatomy Notes to help you learn or brush up on the subject quickly. You can use the review notes as a reference, to understand the subject better and improve your grades. Quickly review all the easy to remember mnemonics. Perfect study notes for all health sciences and dentistry students.

REA's Authoritative Guide to Medical & Dental Schools

Author: Research and Education Association

Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.

ISBN: 9780878914791

Category: Medical

Page: 564

View: 7664

An excellent source book for those who are beginning the medical or dental school application process. Included are profiles on every U.S. And Canadian medical and dental school as well as information on select foreign medical schools. Also included are sections on osteopathic schools, chiropractic schools, and podiatric schools. Important information is also included on undergraduate preparation, the application process, financial aid, and graduation requirements.

Introduction to Dental Materials - E-Book

Author: Richard Van Noort

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723437815

Category: Medical

Page: 306

View: 2244

This textbook considers the properties and applications of dental materials and includes all the necessary basic science and clinical applications. Virtually all procedures in restorative dentistry make use of a dental material. Among these materials are metals, ceramics, polymers and composites, and their uses include filling of cavities and root canals and the making of impressions or replicas of teeth and tissues prior to the construction of crowns, bridges and dentures. All dental students need to acquire a working knowledge of both the properties and applications of the materials which they will use. Written in an accessible friendly style which provides core information only – perfect for the busy dental student! Rich with pull-out boxes, tables, line artworks and photographs Describes the structure of materials with chapters on atomic bonding, metals, ceramics and polymers Explores the use of clinical dental materials including resin bonding to enamel and dentine and impression materials Describes the use of laboratory and related dental materials used in the construction of fixed and removable prostheses Contains everything that students need for BDS and equivalent exams! Includes new section on dental implant materials Completely new self-assessment section helps you get through the exam! Now published in full colour throughout

Oxford Handbook of Integrated Dental Biosciences

Author: Hugh Devlin,Rebecca Craven

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198759789

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Practical, comprehensive, and concise, the Oxford Handbook of Integrated Dental Biosciences has been designed to reflect problem-based teaching scenarios, with extensive diagrams and illustrations to aid clinical understanding of the main text. Summary and key point boxes have been incorporated throughout to allow quick reference and easy assimilation of the content. Formally known as the Oxford Handbook of Applied Dental Sciences, this second edition has been completely rewritten by a brand new author team, to closely integrate the non-clinical and clinical aspects of dentistry. Featuring separate sections detailing the relevant clinical application and putting the science into context, this handbook is ideal for dental students, dental trainees studying for higher qualifications, and practitioners as a useful aide memoire.

Applied Oral Physiology

Author: Christopher L. B. Lavelle

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 1483193527

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 244

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Applied Oral Physiology is intended to provide undergraduate and graduate dental students with greater knowledge of oral physiology. It is aimed at bridging the gap between the basic sciences and clinical dentistry, in light of the changing patterns of dental practice. This book is organized into 23 chapters. The topics for this second edition were those that have a direct bearing upon oral diagnosis and treatment planning. The references, quoted at the end of each chapter, were also selected to provide a basis for future in-depth topic evaluation rather than as a comprehensive literature compendium. The coverage of the chapters includes blood supply of the oral tissue, anxiety and stress associated with dental treatment and mechanisms of tooth eruption. This book will be of interest to undergraduate and graduate dental students and practitioners.

Phillips' Science of Dental Materials - eBook

Author: Kenneth J. Anusavice

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143772549X

Category: Medical

Page: 832

View: 4577

The 11th edition of this leading reference is an outstanding, scientifically based source of information in the field of dental materials science. It presents up-to-date information on materials that are used in the dental office and laboratory every day, emphasizing practical, clinical use, as well as the physical, chemical, and biological properties of materials. Extensive new clinical photographs in this edition illustrate the topics, and color plates are integrated close to related concepts as they're discussed in each chapter. A new glossary of key terms found at the beginning of every chapter defines terms in the appropriate context of the chapter's discussion. Also in this edition, critical thinking questions throughout the book stimulate the readers' curiosity on specific topics, test their existing knowledge, and heighten their awareness of important or controversial subjects. Content outlines at the beginning of each chapter provide a quick reference for specific topics. The roles played by key organizations in ensuring the safety and efficacy of dental materials and devices are described - such as the American Dental Association, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the International Organization for Standardization, and the Fédération Dentaire Internationale. Up-to-date Selected Readings are presented at the end of each chapter to direct readers to supplemental literature on each topic. Numerous boxes and tables throughout summarize and illustrate key concepts and compare characteristics and properties of various dental materials. Distinguished contributors lend their credibility and experience to the text. Content has been completely updated to include information on the most current dental materials available. Glossaries at the beginning of each chapter define key terms used within the context of that chapter. Revised artwork gives this edition a fresh look, with high-quality illustrations and clinical photos to aid in the visualization of materials and procedures described. Reorganization and consolidation of chapters into four major book parts presents the material in a more efficient way: Part I describes the principles of materials science that control the performance of dental materials in dental laboratories, research laboratories, student dental clinics, public health clinics, and private practice clinics. Part II focuses on impression materials, gypsum products, dental waxes, casting investments and procedures, and finishing and polishing abrasives and procedures. Part III provides an updated scientific and applied description of the composition, manipulation principles, properties, and clinical performance of bonded restorations, restorative resins, dental cements, dental amalgams, and direct-filling golds. Part IV presents a basic and applied description of materials that are processed in a laboratory or dental clinic. Critical thinking questions appear in every chapter to stimulate thinking and classroom discussion. The overall design has been improved to provide a more visually appealing format.

Stem Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering in Dental Sciences

Author: Ajaykumar Vishwakarma,Paul Sharpe,Songtao Shi,Murugan Ramalingam

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123977789

Category: Medical

Page: 932

View: 2751

Stem Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering in Dental Sciences bridges the gap left by many tissue engineering and stem cell biology titles to highlight the significance of translational research in this field in the medical sciences. It compiles basic developmental biology with keen focus on cell and matrix biology, stem cells with relevance to tissue engineering biomaterials including nanotechnology and current applications in various disciplines of dental sciences; viz., periodontology, endodontics, oral & craniofacial surgery, dental implantology, orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics, organ engineering and transplant medicine. In addition, it covers research ethics, laws and industrial pitfalls that are of particular importance for the future production of tissue constructs. Tissue Engineering is an interdisciplinary field of biomedical research, which combines life, engineering and materials sciences, to progress the maintenance, repair and replacement of diseased and damaged tissues. This ever-emerging area of research applies an understanding of normal tissue physiology to develop novel biomaterial, acellular and cell-based technologies for clinical and non-clinical applications. As evident in numerous medical disciplines, tissue engineering strategies are now being increasingly developed and evaluated as potential routine therapies for oral and craniofacial tissue repair and regeneration. Diligently covers all the aspects related to stem cell biology and tissue engineering in dental sciences: basic science, research, clinical application and commercialization Provides detailed descriptions of new, modern technologies, fabrication techniques employed in the fields of stem cells, biomaterials and tissue engineering research including details of latest advances in nanotechnology Includes a description of stem cell biology with details focused on oral and craniofacial stem cells and their potential research application throughout medicine Print book is available and black and white, and the ebook is in full color

Pre-Clinical Dental Skills at a Glance

Author: James Field

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118766679

Category: Medical

Page: 80

View: 7445

This brand new title provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the basic clinical skills required of dental students about to embark on their surgical training. It serves as the perfect illustrated introduction to dental clinical skills for pre-clinical students and a handy revision guide for all clinical dental undergraduate and postgraduate students. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with facts accompanied by clear colour diagrams and clinical photographs encapsulating essential knowledge. Presents the perfect combination of text and image; key concepts are explained and superbly illustrated Includes 'core' clinical skills include posture and working in a mirror, communication skills, lifelong learning and reflection. Contains self-assessment questions to help test learning and recognition Links to the author's website, which features many more tips and samples, at www.wiley.com/go/basicdentalskillsataglance Offers detailed teaching notes that accompany each theme within the contents list for clinical teachers.