This book is an up-to-date guide to the diagnosis and management of the oral and orofacial conditions that may be encountered by dentists in primary care.
Now in its fourth edition, the book has been completely restructured to provide a clinical signs and symptoms approach to disease that will enhance the ability of clinicians to establish the correct diagnosis.
This is achieved by the lavish use of high-quality colour clinical illustrations that cover the full spectrum of conditions seen most frequently in the dental surgery.
In addition, contemporary information on patient management is presented in a clear and reader-friendly style.
The book provides the clinician with an extremely useful tool for clinical diagnosis and delivery of the highest quality patient care.
The contents are of direct relevance to all members of the dental team, not only in general practice but also in specialist settings.
This is the second of four volumes that together offer an authoritative, in-depth reference guide covering all aspects of the management of oral cancer from a multidisciplinary perspective and on the basis of a strong scientific foundation.
This volume addresses a range of management issues in oral cancer, from imaging and staging through to the roles of radiation therapy and chemotherapy.
Principles of ablative surgery are explained, and neck dissection and sentinel lymph node biopsy techniques, described.
Detailed consideration is also given to the management of complications, salvage surgery and re-radiation, the biologic basis of treatment failure, and emerging approaches to overcome treatment resistance.
The inclusion of resource-stratified guidelines will meet the needs of practitioners in different geographic regions with varying resources.
The new edition of this classic book continues to support a new generation of dental students in their understanding of the essential aspects of oral pathology, oral medicine and systemic disease, as they relate to the day-to-day practice of dentistry. Fully updated throughout with the latest diagnostic tests, treatment protocols and international guidelines, the book will be essential for all undergraduates studying dentistry as well as postgraduate examinations.
Oral Medicine – Update for the Dental Practitioner provides
the detail necessary to assist the primary dental clinical team
caring for patients with oral complaints that may be seen in
general dental practice, approaching the subject mainly by the
The clinical aspects of the relevant disorders are discussed,
including a brief overview of the aetiology, detail on the
clinical features and how the diagnosis is made. Guidance on
management and when to refer is also provided, along with
relevant websites which off er further detail.
This title is an ideal companion for all students of dentistry and
recently qualified clinicians as it outlines the most important
conditions in oral medicine and pathology that are commonly
encountered. This book will also appeal – through its focus
on oral health care provision in general practice – to general
dental practitioners wanting to update their knowledge of oral
medicine and pathology. It is set up in an easy-to-use format,
with double pages that feature diagrams, photographs,
quick-reference tables alongside key facts.
This classic textbook has been completely updated and modernised for today's clinical practice. It includes over 300 full-colour clinical and pathological illustrations. Focusing on common diseases, it addresses advances in diagnostic techniques and evidence-based management guidelines. This book integrates key aspects of oral medicine including the oral manifestations of systemic disease. It highlights key points throughout the chapters to focus learning and to aid understanding.
This superbly illustrated book presents the most current and comprehensive review of oral anatomy for clinicians and researchers alike.
In 26 chapters, the reader is taken on a unique anatomical journey, starting with the oral fissure, continuing via the maxilla and mandible to the tongue and floor of the mouth, and concluding with the temporomandibular joint and masticatory muscles.
Each chapter offers a detailed description of the relevant anatomical structures and their spatial relationships, provides quantitative morphological assessments, and explains the relevance of the region for clinical dentistry.
All dental health care professionals require a sound knowledge of anatomy for the purposes of diagnostics, treatment planning, and therapeutic intervention.
A full understanding of the relationship between anatomy and clinical practice is the ultimate objective, and this book will enable the reader to achieve such understanding as the basis for provision of the best possible treatment for each individual patient as well as recognition and comprehension of unexpected clinical findings.