Clinical Oral Science


  • Michael Edgar, DDSc, PhD, FDFRCS, Oral Biology Unit, University of Liverpool, School of Dentistry, Liverpool, UK
  • Malcolm Harris, MD, FRSRCS, FFDRCSI, Head of Department, Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Science, London, UK
  • Sajeda Meghji, BSc, MPhil, PhD, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences, University of London, London, UK

Clinical Oral Science includes twenty chapters, some of them based on articles previously published in the British Dental Journal. Completely up-to-date, this new text fills the need for new texts to cover recent changes in the dental curriculum.
Clinical Oral Science is also suitable for countries where the postgraduate examinations are based on the British system: e.g. South East Asia, South Africa.

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Book information

  • Published: December 1997
  • ISBN: 978-0-7236-1059-5

Table of Contents

Cytokines and intercellular signals; Molecular genetics;Craniofacial development; Chromosomes, genes and oral cancer; Haemostasis; Wound healing; Bone remodelling; Muscle function; Dentogingival junction and periodontal ligament; Temporomandibular joint; Mastication and swallowing; Taste; Saliva; Micro-organisms and antimicrobial therapy; Dental Caries and Periodontal disease; Infective endocarditis; Oral infections in immunocompromised patients; Hypersensitivity and anaphylaxis; Autoimmunity; Cardiorespiratory arrest and post-resuscitation intensive care; Peripheral nerve damage and repair; Orofacial pain; Orofacial neuropathies.