April 30, 2014
April brings spring showers, and we have a few new titles at Bibby. They’re all shelved in Bibby New Books.
Open-Bite Malocclusion: Treatment and Stability. 1st edition from Wiley Blackwell.
Manual of Temporomandibular Disorders. 3rd edition from Wiley Blackwell.
Bell’s Oral and Facial Pain. 7th edition
Pharmacology & Therapeutics for Dentistry. 6th edition.
Orofacial Pain: A clinician’s guide.
March 25, 2010
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could find all the systematic reviews pertaining to dentistry in one place? You can!
The American Dental Association (ADA) Evidence Based Dentistry website includes a database of systematic reviews in oral health. The reviews may be found by searching the site or using the ADA’s drill down topic menu.
Even better, the ADA provides critical summaries of many of these systematic reviews. Critical summaries are brief, concise assessments of a review that are written by ADA Evidence Reviewers. These reviewers are trained in the critical appraisal of scientific literature.
Here is a list of the most recently published critical summaries:
October 31, 2008
November is American Diabetes Month and TMJ Awarness Month. Here are some resources related to these topics.
Diabetes and Dentistry:
October 10, 2008
BMC Oral Health recently published results from a study aimed at identifying systematic reviews that compared temporomandibular joint disorder surgical and non-surgical treatment. The study, conducted by Bessa-Nogueira et. al, evaluated the quality and evidence grade of these reviews.
The authors conclude that little attention has been given to systematically implementing clinical trial methodology that would improve validity and reliability of outcome measures.
The complete article may be read here.
Citations for recent articles on TMJ and surgical treatment may be found in PubMed.
Other TMJ resources, including information for patients, may be found here.