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Anatomy of Orofacial Structures

This comprehensive introductory text is perfect for students studying dentistry at any level or scope, featuring coverage of dental anatomy and head and neck anatomy, as well as oral histology and embryology. The easy-to-understand text material is enhanced and supported with abundant, high quality illustrations. This edition combines the text with built-in workbook features that enhance and reinforce learning. Flashcards help students memorize and quickly recall vital facts. No other text of its kind offers a learning package this complete!

Dental hygiene students, dental assisting students

Book, 624 Pages

Published: March 2003

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09213-5


  • Unit 1: Introduction
    1. Oral Cavity

    Unit II: Dental anatomy
    2. The Tooth: Function and Terms
    3. Fundamental and Preventive Curvatures
    4. Dentition
    5. Development, Form, and Eruption
    6. Occlusion
    7. Dental Anomalies
    8. Supporting Structures
    9. Clinical Considerations
    10. Tooth Identification
    11. Root Morphology and Its Relation to Function
    12. Incisors
    13. Canines
    14. Premolars
    15. Molars
    16. Deciduous Dentition

    Unit III: Oral Histology and Embryology
    17. Basic Tissues
    18. Development of Orofacial Complex
    19. Dental Lamina and Enamel Organ
    20. Enamel, Dentin, and Pulp
    21. Root Formation and Attachment Apparatus
    22. Eruption and shedding of Teeth
    23. Oral Mucous Membrane
    24. The Tongue
    25. Salivary Glands

    Unit IV: Head and Neck Anatomy
    26. Osteology of the Skull
    27. Muscles of Mastication, Hyoid Muscles, and Sternocleidomastoid
    28. Temporomandibular Joint
    29. Nose, Nasal Cavity, and Paranasal Sinuses
    30. Muscles of Facial Expression
    31. Soft Palate and Pharynx
    32. Arterial Supply and Venous Drainage
    33. Salivary Glands
    34. Nervous System
    35. Lymphatics and Spread of Dental Infection

    Answers to Review Questions

    Unit Test Answers




    Workbook Questions

    Flash Cards


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