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Essentials of Oral Histology and Embryology

A Clinical Approach

This outstanding book covers all areas of oral histology and embryology pertinent to clinical dental practice. Introductory material includes a complete discussion of the structure and function of the body's cells, as well as the stages of orofacial development from conception to birth. It also covers developmental problems such as cleft lip and palate, specific phases of tooth development, and biofilm substances that form on the surface of teeth. New Clinical Comments boxes and Consider the Patient scenarios help readers apply key concepts to actual practice.

Book, 256 Pages

Published: December 2005

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09266-1


  • Chapter 1 Development and Structure of Cells and Tissues
    Chapter 2 Structure and Function of Cells, Tissues, and Organs
    Chapter 3 Development of the Oral Facial Region
    Chapter 4 Development of the Face and Palate
    Chapter 5 Development of Teeth
    Chapter 6 Eruption and Shedding of the Teeth
    Chapter 7 Enamel
    Chapter 8 Dentin
    Chapter 9 Dental Pulp
    Chapter 10 Cementum
    Chapter 11 Periodontium: Periodontal Ligament
    Chapter 12 Periodontium: Alveolar Process and Cementum
    Chapter 13 Temporomandibular Joint
    Chapter 14 Oral Mucosa
    Chapter 15 Salivary Glands and Tonsils
    Chapter 16 Biofilms


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