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Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

With comprehensive descriptions of the basic oral surgery procedures performed in the general practitioner’s office, Contemporary and Maxillofacial Surgery, 5th Edition is a valuable reference for any dental office. This book covers the basic concepts of evaluation, diagnosis, and patient management so that you can immediately apply these concepts to practice. Detailed photographs, line drawings and biological and technical explanations accompany the descriptions of basic techniques, and an overview provides you with a general understanding of more advanced techniques.

Book, 728 Pages

Published: March 2008

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09364-4


  • Part I: Principles of Surgery
    1. Preoperative Health Status Evaluation
    2. Prevention and Management of Medical Emergencies
    3. Principles of Surgery
    4. Wound Repair
    5. Infection Control in Surgical Practice

    Part II: Principles of Exodontia
    6. Armamentarium for Basic Oral Surgery
    7. Principles of Uncomplicated Exodontia
    8. Principles of Complicated Exodontia
    9. Principles of Management of Impacted Teeth
    10. Postoperative Patient Management
    11. Prevention and Management of Surgical Complications
    12. Medicolegal Considerations

    Part III: Preprosthetic Surgery and Implant Surgery
    13. Preprosthetic Surgery
    14. Contemporary Implant Dentistry

    Part IV: Infections
    15. Principles of Management and Preventions of Odontogenic Infections
    16. Complex Odontogenic Infections
    17. Principles of Endodontic Surgery
    18. Management of the Patient Undergoing Radiotherapy or Chemotherapy
    19. Odontogenic Diseases of the Maxillary Sinus
    20. Diagnosis and Management of Salivary Gland Disorders

    Part V: Management of Oral Pathologic Lesions
    21. Principles of Differential Diagnosis and Biopsy
    22. Surgical Management of Oral Pathologic Lesions

    Part VI: Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma
    23. Soft Tissue and Dentoalveolar Injuries
    24. Management of Facial Fractures

    Part VII: Dentofacial Deformities
    25. Correction of Dentofacial Deformities
    26. Facial Esthetic Surgery
    27. Management of Patients with Orofacial Clefts
    28. Surgical Reconstruction of Defects of the Jaws

    Part VIII: Temporomandibular Disorders and Facial Pain
    29. Facial Neuropathology
    30. Management of Temporomandibular Disorders

    Part IX: Management of the Hospitalized Patient
    31. Management of the Hospitalized Patient

    Appendices & Index


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