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Color Atlas of Oral Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment Marian-Vladimir Constantinescu Authors: George Laskaris Publisher: Thieme Publishers Language: English ISBN: 978-3-13-717004-4 Edition: 4/e Publish Year: 2017 Pages: 710, illustrated Price: 169.99 € Oral medicine is a highly important clinical specialty that every dentist needs to muster very well because in daily practice he/she will encounter a lot of patients with a wide variety of oral manifestations of systemic diseases. Dr. George Laskaris from Athens University provides us the fourth edition of his excellent Atlas of Oral Diseases with a new focus on diagnosis and treatment of oral manifestations. This new edition has 43 chapters. Each disease is presented following the same structure: key points, introduction, clinical features, differential diagnosis, pathology and treatment. After the presentation of the normal mucosal variants the text speaks about development defect, mechanical injuries, chemical burns, thermal and electricity lesions, metal and other deposits, oral complications of radiation and chemotherapy, contact allergic reactions, oral lesions due to drugs, gingival, periodontal, tongue and lips diseases. The author inform practitioners about many more conditions such as viral infections, oral manifestations of HIV and bacterial infections, autoimmune and genetic diseases, immunodeficiencies, as well as benign and malignant tumors. This fourth edition enjoys real success and provides the readers with a precise clinical description and numerous clear and representative pictures from his personal collection. It is a scientific book which represents the clinical experience of Dr. George Laskaris addressed primarily to dentists practitioners, but also to dermatologists, otorhinolaryngologists, pediatricians, general internists, dental and medical students, and other medical specialists. DOI: 10.25241/stomaeduj.2017.4(3).bookreview.3 Endodontics Review A Study Guide Authors: Brooke Blicher / Rebekah Lucier Pryles / Jarshen Lin Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Language: English ISBN: 978-0-86715-696-6 Edition: 1/e Publish Year: 2016 Pages: 264, illustrated Price: 68.00 € DDS, PhD Holistic Dental & Medical Institute of Bucharest - ROPOSTURO, Bucharest, Romania e-mail: dr.vladimir.constantinescu@gmail.com The book entitled “Endodontics Review: A Study Guide” is endorsed by the American Board of Endodontics (ABE) and provides information for the written and oral sections of the ABE examination. The book is divided into 12 chapters. The chapters follow the structure of the oral examination: basic sciences, medicine, diagnosis, treatment protocols, prognosis, and complications. To better understand the endodontic diagnosis and treatment protocols it is necessary to have strong knowledge of normal development, histology, physiology, microbiology, anatomy, pathology and pharmacology. This book provides all of the above and helps the candidate to be successful in the ABE exam and to also have an overall picture of the domain. DOI: 10.25241/stomaeduj.2017.4(3).bookreview.4 Iulia Ciolachi DMD Holistic Dental & Medical Institute of Bucharest - ROPOSTURO, Bucharest, Romania e-mail: dr.iuliaciolachi@yahoo.ro The Books Review is drafted in the reviewer’s sole wording and illustrates his opinions. Stomatology Edu Journal 227