Elsevier and UCLA announce the publication of Carranza's Clinical Periodontology

Landmark periodontics resource now in its 10th edition

Los Angeles, 28 August 2006 Elsevier (www.elsevier.com), a leading scientific, technical and medical publisher and faculty from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry, Section of Periodontics announce the publication of the 10th edition of Carranza's Clinical Periodontology.

The landmark 10th edition is authored by Michael G. Newman, DDS, Henry H. Takei, DDS, MS, Perry R. Klokkevold, DDS, MS and Editor Emeritus, Fermin A. Carranza, DR ODONT. These authors have recruited the top experts from around the world to contribute to this edition. This 10th Edition is considered to be the most comprehensive and complete resource in Periodontology.

Carranza's Clinical Periodontology (www.clinicalperiodontology.com) is the most widely used periodontics text in the world and provides the most up-to-date information on new technology and emerging concepts. A new section devoted to Evidence-Based Decision Making provides an in-depth presentation on critical thinking skills, accessing evidence and implementing evidence-based decisions in clinical practice.

For the first time in the field of Periodontology, this leading reference is also available as a global web-based tool for students, clinicians and researchers. The E-ditionTM provides the following:

  • Complete searchable text
  • Downloadable content to PDA for Point of Care information
  • Continual updates of content
  • Video clips that bring procedures to life
  • Electronic image collection
  • Links to PubMed and other websites
  • Access to dental drug monographs
  • Case studies and a first time ever Legal Corner offering information on ethics and jurisprudence as it relates to Periodontics

"The E-dition of Carranza's Clinical Periodontology gives our students, residents and faculty a tremendous opportunity to have point-of-care technology in our classroom and clinics. We have always required the print product and the digital product gives us a very powerful tool." Dr. Bashar Bakdash, Professor and Director, Division of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota.

"The Section of Periodontics here at UCLA is proud to be associated with this publication. It underscores our commitment to our students, residents and to the cutting edge research done here." Dr. E. B. Kenney, Chairman, Section of Periodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry.

"We are extremely pleased to publish the landmark 10th edition of the text. Dr. Newman and his authors have put together a world-class team and the E-dition is the first of its kind in this field." John J. Dolan, Senior Editor, Elsevier Inc., St. Louis, MO.

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