Presents the text in simple language. Includes sketches, diagrams, and photographs with explanations wherever needed. Also includes a separate chapter on Dental Pharmacology. Focuses on latest topic, gene therapy, SAR, bird flu. Etc. Enlist first choice and alternative drug in chapter on Chemotherapy. Encloses a list of abbreviations, essential drugs in appendix and glossary. A highly structured, systemic, user-friendly and attractive layout with enriched illustrations. Overall very attractive and eye catchy look out with simple, complete and authentic text.
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.