Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 4th Edition provides state-of-the-art information on the wide variety of diseases that may affect the oral and maxillofacial region. Over 1,400 radiographs and full-color clinical photos - that's more than any other reference - bring pathologies and conditions to life. New to this edition is coverage of the latest advances in diagnosis and disease management, plus topics such as hereditary dental anomalies and oral lesions associated with cosmetic fillers.
Introducing an essential new practical atlas for dental students and clinicians alike! The Color Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases provides comprehensive, practical information on the most common oral and maxillofacial diseases and disorders. This new text uses a quick-access atlas format to help you easily look up clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatments. Nearly 750 high-quality images accompanied by brief narratives demonstrate exactly what clinical signs to look for – making an intervention as timely as possible. Written by four of the top dental authorities in the world, this concise resource is sure to become a clinical favorite. Expert Consult TM eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices NEW! Quick-access atlas format makes it easy to look up clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment of oral and maxillofacial diseases NEW! Nearly 750 high-quality radiographs and color clinical photos facilitate the identification of lesions and diseases. NEW! Comprehensive, focused coverage highlight diseases that may affect the oral and maxillofacial regions. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations. NEW! Logical organization reflects the sequence in which content is generally presented to predoctoral students. NEW! Expert Consult TM eBook version included with purchase allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices
Bridging the gap between dentistry and medical radiology, this up-to-date volume covers the anatomic zones, imaging modalities, patient conditions, and presenting clinical signs and symptoms shared by dentistry and medicine. Written by oral and maxillofacial radiologists specifically for those using CT or CBCT technology, this unique title not only offers a dentist’s perspective on oral and maxillofacial imaging, but also benefits radiologists in the head and neck field. Dr. Lisa Koenig and her expert author team provide carefully updated information in a concise, bulleted format, keeping you current with recent advances in oral and maxillofacial radiology. Complete and accurate dental anatomy and nomenclature throughout, as well as findings that affect the many aspects of dental treatment Coverage of anatomy, diagnoses, and differential diagnoses Concise, bulleted text provides efficient information on nearly 400 diagnoses that are clearly illustrated with over 1,000 superb images Meticulously updated, with new and extended chapters on TMJ, systemic diseases (with new chapters on hyperparathyroidism, segmental odontomaxillary dysplasia, and osteoporosis), airway measurement in CBCT, and cervical spine evaluation Extended anatomy coverage includes the posterior skull base Designed for quick and easy clinical reference at the point of care, with logically organized sections, comprehensive lists of differential diagnosis, consistent presentation of information, and relevant, newly revised images throughout
This remarkable reference work is the result of decades of experience on the part of a top specialist in oral medicine, George Laskaris. The book draws heavily from the singular dedication with which the author has been documenting details of the pathology of the diseases of thousands of patients he has treated over the past decades, and also capturing these on camera in exquisite photographs. Key Features: More than 1,000 close-up photographs, in high resolution and full color, from the author's vast collection of more than 130,000 images Concise explanatory texts supporting the images Consistent organization of crucial information, including guidelines for diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the patient with oral disease, basic characteristics of the diseases, diff erential diagnoses, histopathologic findings, lab findings, and therapeutic strategies An appendix including tables of differential diagnosis based on morphology and color of lesions, and tables with biopsy considerations Laskaris' Color Atlas of Oral Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment is certain to be an essential reference not only for physicians and dentists involved in the diagnosis and therapy of oral diseases but also for dermatologists, otorhinolaryngologists, pediatricians, internists, hematologists, and rheumatologists evaluating the oral manifestations of systemic diseases.
This issue of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America focuses on Evaluation of the Surgical Margin, and is edited by Drs. Joshua E. Lubek and Kelly Magliocca. Articles will include: Understanding the Surgical Margin: A Pathologist’s Perspective; Understanding the Surgical Margin: A Molecular Assessment; Margin Analysis: Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity; Margin Analysis: Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx; Bone Margin Analysis: Segmental Versus Marginal Resection in Malignant Disease; Bone Margin Analysis for Benign Odontogenic Tumors; Bone Margin Analysis for Osteonecrosis and Osteomyelitis of the Jaws; Margin Analysis: Malignant Salivary Gland Neoplasms of the Head and Neck; Margin Analysis: Benign Salivary Gland Neoplasms of the Head and Neck; Margin Analysis: Cutaneous Malignancy of the Head and Neck; Margin Analysis: Sarcoma of the Head and Neck; Has Reconstruction Improved Tumor Surgery Outcomes?; and more!
The periodic and timely revisions of Shafer's Textbook of Oral Pathology have brought out a treatise, well conceived and written with the aim of updating students all necessary nuances of the specialty. The scope of the present edition is an extension of this goal aimed at understanding the disease processes at more fundamental level, the impetus being those in the maxillofacial region. The book highlights the etiopathogenesis and clinical presentation of oral diseases and focuses on a variety of diseases commonly encountered in clinical practice. Salient Features Extensively revised and updated chapters Temporomandibular Joint Diseases section completely rewritten Physical and Chemical Injuries of the Oral Cavity chapter updated Extensive revision of Dental Caries and Forensic Odontology chapters Advanced information scattered throughout the book in highlighted boxes New to this edition General account on stem cells with particular reference to odontogenic stem cells Histological grading of oral squamous cell carcinoma Genetic basis of oral cancer Adenocarcinoma NOS Reclassification of odontogenic keratocyst into neoplasm Lichenoid reaction Bisphosphonate therapy Hematopoietic stem cell Laboratory findings of SLE Influence of decalcification in tissue processing and additional account on hard tissue processing
Be sure you have the knowledge you need to become a Certified Dental Assistant or pass your local and state exams! Three simulated practice certification exams – 960 multiple-choice questions in all – closely mirror the content you'll be tested on, so you get the best preparation possible. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Three simulated Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) practice exams are organized into CDA exam sections, with the same number of questions you can expect to see in each section – General Chairside, Infection Control, and Radiation Health and Safety. Photos and illustrations pictured with the exam questions provide a realistic exam simulation. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers help you assess your understanding and gauge your exam readiness. Web links to national organizations and relevant dental sites help you know where to look for additional information.