Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery book cover

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

An Objective-Based Textbook

This title has been authored by practitioners working primarily in the UK.

This textbook of oral and maxillofacial surgery is directed at dentists in training and newly qualified practitioners. The book aims to provide the theoretical background to a range of common procedures to assist in the DEVELOPMENT OF SKILLS required in diagnosis, treatment planning, and active surgical and postoperative management.

The book has been prepared by a variety of authors, all of whom have extensive experience in undergraduate and postgraduate education in oral and maxillofacial surgery and whose views represent those of UK mainstream dental schools.

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Published: July 2007

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10073-4

Contents

  • Why and how you should read this book. The scope of oral surgery. Diagnosis: the process and the result. Control of pain and anxiety: selection of and preparation for anaesthesia or sedation. Extraction of teeth. Removal of unerupted teeth. Surgical endodontics. Spreading infection. Benign cycts. Benign oral lesions. Malignant disease of the oral cavity. Surgical aids to prosthodontics, including osseointegrated implants. Surgical aids to orthodontics and surgery for dentofacial deformity. Maxillofacial trauma. Salivary gland disease. The maxillary antrum. Facial pain and temporomandibular disorders. Surgery of the temporomandibular joint. Surgery for the compromised patient.

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