This book is of undoubted value for students and recently qualified practitioners of dentistry, for whom it acts as a complete and ready reference through which to gain a firm foothold in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
- Covers each basic tenet of oral and maxillofacial surgery
- Presents information in a clear and student–friendly style
- Reflects latest developments in the field with updates throughout
- Provides new chapters specifically on implant dentistry
- Includes colour clinical photographs and diagrams
Foreword to the First Edition.
List of Contributors.
1 The New Patient.
2 General Patient Management.
3 Problems Related to Certain Systemic Conditions (Mark Greenwood).
4 Medical Emergencies.
5 Pharmacology and Oral Surgery (John G Meechan).
6 The Operating Room, Instruments and the Surgical Team.
7 Surgical Principles and Technique.
8 Extraction of Teeth and Roots.
9 Extraction of Unerupted or Partly Erupted Teeth.
10 Complications of Tooth Extraction.
11 Preparation of the Mouth for Prostheses (Justin Durham and Francis Nohl).
12 Treatment of Surgical Infections in the Orofacial Region (Jonathan G Cowpe).
13 Treatment of Cysts of the Jaw.
14 Management of Maxillofacial Trauma.
15 Tumours of the Mouth and the Management of Oral Cancer (Peter J Thomson).
16 Surgical Treatment of Salivary Gland Disease (Peter J. Thomson).
17 Temporomandibular Disorders (TMDs) and Chronic Orofacial Pain (Justin Durham).
18 Facial Deformity (Keith R Postlethwaite).