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Color Atlas of Infant Tongue-Tie and Lip-Tie Laser Frenectomy

We now have an interesting new addition to our shop: The Color Atlas of Infant Tongue-Tie and Lip-Tie Laser Frenectomy. It is a full color guide with which you can see over 30 clinical cases of infant laser frenectomy procedures, as well as learn about sucking physiology, proper tongue- and lip-tie assessment, and the physics of laser ablation and coagulation of the oral soft tissues.

Currently we have this unique new title in our shop here. Free shipping in the US. Information on the authors is down below. Have a lovely day.

 

 

 

 

 

author-convissar.jpgRobert Convissar, DDS, is a pioneer in the field of laser dentistry. One of the first dentists to use lasers in general practice; he has over 25 years of experience with CO2, diode, erbium, and Nd YAG wavelengths.

The author of over fifteen peer-reviewed papers on laser dentistry, he is honored to have served as contributing editor of 5 laser dentistry textbooks. An internationally acclaimed lecturer from New York to London to Rome to Sydney to Hong Kong to Beijing, and everywhere in between, Dr. Convissar has delivered over 300 Laser Dentistry Certification courses worldwide. Dr. Convissar practices restorative cosmetic and laser dentistry in Ney York City and serves as Direct of Laser Dentistry at Ney York Hospital Queens Medical Center.

 

Alison Hazel Baker, PhD, IBCLC

Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, has been a lactation therapist for over 30 years. She specializes in cross-disciplinary treatment and to that end has taken training in several modalities to best assist her clients. She earned her undergraduate degree from New York University, her Master’s Degree from Pacific Oaks College (Human Development specializing in Human Lactation) and her doctorate from The Union Institute and University (Psychology).

Her original research on tongue-tie, done in 1993, has changed clinical practice both in the USA and abroad. She authored the Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function™© (ATLFF™©) and is the author of Tongue-tie: Morphogenesis, Impact, Assessment and Treatment.

Martin Kaplan, DMDMartin A. Kaplan, DMD, maintains a full time pediatric dental practice in Stoughton, Massachusetts.  He is a part-time adjunct clinical instructor in the pediatric post-graduate department at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. He has been an early adopter of laser dentistry and has been standard certified by the Academy of Laser Dentistry since 2004. He has lectured nationally and internationally and has co-authored several dental articles and been a contributing author in several dental texts. Dr. Kaplan was instrumental in developing the first in the country comprehensive Infant Laser Frenotomy class which is co-presented with Dr. Alison Hazelbaker and Dr. Robert Convissar at Tufts University Medical Center in Boston.

 

author-vitruk.jpgPeter Vitruk, PhD, earned his PhD degree in Physics from the Moscow Physics and Technology Institute, Moscow USSAR in 1990. He is a Member of The Institute of Physics, UK; a Diplomate of the American Board of Laser Surgery, USA; a Director of Laser Physics and Safety Education, American Board of Laser Surgery, USA; and a Member of the Science and Research Committee, Academy of Laser Dentistry, USA.

Dr. Vitruk published on electrodynamic properties and Scaling Laws of low temperature RF plasmas utilized in high power RF excited CO2 lasers and atomic Xe lasers, laser resonator and beam transmission optics. His most recent interests and publications include the physics of the laser tissue interaction (absorption, scatter, ablation, and coagulation) in soft tissue surgery and dentistry.

In the 1990s Dr. Vitruk held a Research Scientist position with The Institute for Problems in Mechanics, The Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR, and then a Royal Society Visiting Research Fellow position at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Since 1995 he worked as Senior Scientist with Synrad Inc. in Seattle, WA, USA, and later as Chief Scientist with Luxar / ESC / Lumenis also in Seattle. During 2000s Dr. Vitruk co-founded LuxarCare LLC, Aesculight LLC, and LightScalpel LLC – laser service, technology development and manufacturing companies near Seattle – which he presently operates.

Dr. Vitruk was born and raised in Western Ukraine. He is married to his wife of 30+ years Natasha and they together have two children, Olga and Alexander.

 

Understanding Breastfeeding-Now Available for $1.00

Hey Everyone, The Summer is hot here in Texas, what better time for a fire sale? We have a supply of Understanding Breastfeeding by Elisabet Helsing and Anna-Pia Haggkvist and we are now selling them for $1.00 a piece. This sale will last until our supply runs out. In the meantime, have a lovely day. Understanding Breastfeeding is a highlyContinue Reading

Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional

Hello Everyone, We are happy to announce a new addition to our bookstore; Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition. This brand new edition is now available on our shop here. Supplies are limited. Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition is an easy-to-use resource for healthcare professionals working with breastfeeding women and their families.Continue Reading

The Breastfeeding Atlas

Just a quick announcement that we have some new copies of The Breastfeeding Atlas: 6th edition 2017. Get your copy here. The Breastfeeding Atlas, 6th edition 2017, has been substantially re-written to reflect the most current research and best, evidence-based clinical practices. It also reflects the practical experience of Barbara Wilson-Clay, and Kay Hoover, both FellowsContinue Reading

Discount Titles

Hey Everyone, we hope you are all having a lovely summer. Here are some titles available on our shop at a good discount. Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding  $20.00 Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding: Best Practices in the Maternity Setting emphasizes quality and continuity of care, management issues, and policies and procedures that support breastfeeding in theContinue Reading

Summer Sale

Hey Everyone, Summer is here and to celebrate we are offering free shipping on select titles. Simply use the code: Summer. Offer expires 6/15. Have a lovely day. Code: Summer Now in its 17th Edition, Medications and Mothers’ Milk, is the worldwide best selling drug reference on the use of medications in breastfeeding mothers. This bookContinue Reading

Free shipping on Medications and Mothers’ Milk

Hey Everyone, We hope you all had a good week. This email is to let you all know that we only have a few copies of Medications and Mothers’ Milk 2017 and the Breastfeeding Atlas: 6th edition left. For the next two weeks, use the code Summer and get free shipping on either title. Have a lovelyContinue Reading

Oxytocin: The Biological Guide to Motherhood. Discount

Hey Everyone, For a limited time, get Oxytocin: The Biological Guide to Motherhood with $10.00 off. Use the code Bonding when you purchase your copy here to get the discount. Code: Bonding What role does oxytocin play in the many changes that occur during pregnancy and breastfeeding designed to make mothers better mothers? How doesContinue Reading

Depression in New Mothers, now CPD certified

Hey Everyone We have great news. Depression in New Mothers, third edition is now officially CPD certified. Copies are still just $45.00. Purchase yours here. Depression is the most common complication of childbirth and results in adverse health outcomes for both mother and child. It is vital, therefore, that health professionals be ready to helpContinue Reading

Depression in New Mothers, third edition. Now just $45.00

Hey Everyone, We are happy to announce that the title Depression in New Mothers: Causes Consequences and Treatment Alternatives, third edition is now back in stock and only $45.00. Get you copy here. Depression is the most common complication of childbirth and results in adverse health outcomes for both mother and child. It is vital,Continue Reading