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Sep 30 2011

New Acquisitions Highlights

Published by under Dentistry

Orthodontics : current principles and techniques / edited by Lee W. Graber, Robert L. Vanarsdall Jr., Katherine W.L. Vig.

D 617.64 G72 o7

A leading orthodontics reference, Orthodontics: Current Principles and Techniques, 5th Edition provides the latest information from the best experts in the field. It reflects today’s emerging techniques, including new information on esthetics, genetics, cone-beam and other three-dimensional technologies, and evidence-based treatment. Coverage of diagnosis and treatment ranges from basic to highly complex situations, all in a concise, extensively illustrated format. Also included with this edition is a companion website that includes an electronic version of all chapters, supplemental content in select chapters, and a complete image collection to help with research and presentations. Written by Lee W. Graber, Robert L. Vanarsdall Jr., and Katherine W. L. Vig, along with a team of expert contributors, this is your go-to book for the practical orthodontic information you can use every day.



Foundations of periodontics for the dental hygienist / Jill S. Nield-Gehrig, Donald E. Willmann.

D 617.664 N66

This is a primary course textbook providing a comprehensive and easy-to-understand presentation of periodontics for dental hygiene students. The text focuses on the hygienist’s role in periodontal therapy and makes effective use of an instructional design that facilitates teaching and learning the material without watering it down. Rather than traditional narrative, the author uses a detailed outline format to present content, making the information easier to read, understand, and reference. The author also integrates an evidence-based approach, which is increasingly important in the field of dental hygiene.


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Sep 30 2011


Published by under Dentistry

16 – 30 September 2011



1. 酸性強能侵蝕牙齒  [星島日報] 2011-09-28 A18 每日雜誌

2. 港人膺世界牙醫聯盟候任主席  [星島日報] 2011-09-22 A14 港聞

3. 八成長者真牙不達標  [東方日報] 2011-09-21 A16 港聞

4. 公營服務不足 長者多牙齒差  [成報] 2011-09-21 A08 醫健

5. 2011國際愛牙日口腔健康齊關注  [都市日報] 2011-09-20 P32,P33 2011國際愛牙日專輯

6. 智慧齒阻生  [都市日報] 2011-09-20 P36 2011國際愛牙日專輯

7. 口臭的困擾  [都市日報] 2011-09-20 P34 2011國際愛牙日專輯

8. 及早護齒 慎防子女磨牙  [頭條日報] 2011-09-19 P42 港聞 親子王

9. 牙周病困擾九成港人  [成報] 2011-09-18 A10 醫健

10. 赴台矯正哨牙 削骨唔對稱 潮男整容變歪臉吳彥祖  [太陽報] 2011-09-16 A01 港聞 頭條


[Source: Wisenews]

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Sep 28 2011

Dental Research Seminar

Published by under Dentistry

Date: October 3, 2011 (Monday)
Time: 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Theatre II, G/F, The Prince Philip Dental Hospital


Presenter: Dr. Zhang Shinan, PhD Candidate (12:45 to 1:15)

Title: Oral health status, knowledge and behaviors of Dai and Bulang ethnic minority groups in Yunnan Province, China

Abstract: China is a big country with many ethnic groups. Han is the main ethnic group. Most of minority groups live in the inland provinces of China. These inland provinces are less developed and consist of mostly rural areas.  Access to dental health services is limited in these rural areas. Oral health is an important and an integral part of general health. Epidemiological data related to dental health for these minority groups of people are few; but they are essential for planning and implementation of dental programmes for improvement of oral health. An oral health survey will be conducted to study the oral health status and the factors affecting oral health of the children in Yunnan Province, China. The children’s parents oral health attitude, knowledge and behavior of Dai and Bulang ethnic minority will also be investigated. A qualitative study by interview will be carried out to investigate the oral health-related behavior and cultural factors of the elderly of these two ethnic groups.


Presenter: Dr. A.W.Y. Wong, PhD Candidate (1:15 to 1:45)

Title: Single-visit versus multiple-visit endodontic therapy – a multi-center clinical trial

Abstract: This prospective clinical trial aims to compare the outcome of endodontic treatment with single-visit or multiple-visit endodontic therapy. The specific objectives are firstly, to study the clinical success in single-visit and multiple-visit endodontic therapy; secondly to compare the time used in single-visit and multiple-visit endodontic therapy with or without magnifying loupes; and thirdly to compare the time used in single-visit and multiple-visit endodontic therapy with core-carrier obturation technique and cold lateral condensation technique. Despite clinical case reports were published on the success of single appointment root canal therapy, surveys found many dentists still perform endodontic treatment in a conventional way i.e. multiple-visit treatment. In this study, only teeth in need of primary endodontic treatment are recruited. They will be randomly assigned into single-visit or multiple-visit treatment. The parameter of patient factors including age, sex and teeth factors including vitality status, tooth canal type, occlusion status, presence of pre-operative pain and apical periodontitis status are recorded. The post-operative parameters including post-operative pain, clinical and radiographic findings will be evaluation up to a period of 2 years. The significance of this clinical trial would provide evidence for dentists to select a better protocol on endodontic therapy.

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Sep 28 2011

INFOMINE: Scholarly Internet Resource Collections

INFOMINE is a virtual library of Internet resources relevant to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level. It contains useful Internet resources such as databases, electronic journals, electronic books, bulletin boards, mailing lists, online library card catalogs, articles, directories of researchers, and many other types of information.”

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Sep 28 2011

Bentham OPEN Access Journals

Bentham OPEN is one of the leading international publishers for Open Access journals in various disciplines of science, technology, medicine, and social sciences. Users can browse the open access journals by title or by subject


To date, Bentham OPEN has published more than 7000 articles in its open access journals. The journals have been well received and articles published in Bentham OPEN are indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, Chemical Abstracts, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), EI Compendex, Google Scholar, Open J-Gate, and Genamics JournalSeek.

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Sep 28 2011

View slide show on how to use “Halsbury’s Laws of England” via mobile tagging technology

Can’t figure out how to tackle the print set of Halsbury’s Laws of England?  View a simple slide show to learn how to use this encyclopedic work.  Posters with smartphone tag (2-dimensional barcode namely Microsoft tag) are now placed near the bookshelves holding the Halsbury volumes.  Students taking the Legal Research & Writing I course may wish to bring their smartphones with them for their tutorial exercise.  First, download the Microsoft tag reader app, then scan the tag.  The tag will instantly link to a slide show using the actual physical volumes to illustrate the steps of checking up the consolidated index – main volume – cumulative supplement – noter up, etc.

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Sep 27 2011

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. The Do-Nothing Strategy
  2. Bank Shot
  3. Machine Gun Menace
  4. All Roads Lead to Islamabad
  5. The World’s Top Executioners
  6. When They Were Kings
  7. Children of the Revolution: Libya
  8. The Promised Land


[Source: Foreign Policy, 16th – 22nd September 2011]

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Sep 27 2011

WHO to Launch a Global Database for Air Quality and Health

WHAT: On Monday 26 September 2011, the World Health Organization (WHO) will launch the first WHO Air Quality global database in Geneva, Switzerland. It covers almost 1100 cities in 91 countries, revealing sometimes startling air pollution levels and trends. The database shows where air pollution and the related health burden is.


For further information please contact:


Ms Nada Osseiran, Communications Officer, Department of Public Health and Environment, WHO, Geneva, Tel. +41 22 791 4475, Mobile +41 79 445 1624, Email: osseirann@who.int


Gregory Härtl, Communications Advisor, Health Security and Environment Cluster, WHO, Geneva, Tel: +4122 791 4458: Mobile: + 41 79 203 67 15, Email: hartlg@who.int


All WHO information can be found at: www.who.int

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Sep 27 2011

Bible.org – Free online

Bible.org: This site offers a wide range of free online Bible study and research tools, integrating searchable text, commentaries, articles, notes, a dictionary, word studies, interlinear text in Hebrew and Greek, and Strong’s Concordance linked terms. “

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Sep 26 2011

WESTLAW DAY (3-4 Oct 2011) & LEXIS DAY (6-7 Oct 2011)

You are cordially invited to the Westlaw Day and Lexis Day training sessions.  Multiple sessions will be offered each day by Westlaw/Lexis specialist trainers in the Law Library, 1/F, K.K. Leung Building.  For the schedule, please visit https://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cgi-bin/course/list_gp_m.cgi?category=43.   Souvenirs and training materials will be distributed to participants.  Registration is not required but seats with PCs are limited, first come first served.


Whether you are new to Lexis or Westlaw or need to reinforce your search skills, we invite you to come along.  For enquiries, please email lawlib@lib.hku.hk or call 2859-2914.


Lexis.com is an online legal research service which provides case law, law reviews, legislation and legal journal articles from Hong Kong, China, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, Malaysia, India, South Africa etc.  Lexis.com can be accessed from the University Libraries’ Key English Resources page at https://sunzi.lib.hku.hk/ER/keyDB/hkul/i.


Westlaw is an online legal research service which provides a unique collection of legal and regulatory information. The collection includes case law, legislation, law reviews, treaties, and directories from Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, European Union.  Westlaw can be accessed from the University Libraries’ Key English Resources page at https://sunzi.lib.hku.hk/ER/keyDB/hkul/i.

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