Key Features

  • More than 1,200 full-color photos and 200 color line drawings illustrate concepts and provide visual guidance in clinical areas.
  • Comprehensive sections and chapters represent essential topics, the newest advances, and controversial topics.
  • Clinical coverage brings together the latest knowledge in OMS in a concise, easy-to-apply way.
  • Resident-specific coverage describes the wide array of subspecialties and treatments available in the armamentarium of the modern OMS.
  • A focus on complications ensures that you are knowledgeable in this important part of any therapy or surgical discipline.
  • Expert contributors include the "best of the best," featuring leading, well-established, and respected surgeons and educators writing on their areas of specialty and providing current treatment strategies.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Principles

1. The History of Oral and Maxillfacial Surgery

2. Wound Healing: Repair Biology and Wound and Scar Treatment

3. Flap Classification and Principles of Flap Design for Head and Neck Reconstruction

4. Principles of Repair and Grafting of Bone and Cartilage

5. Burns of the Head and Neck

6. Endoscopic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

7. Principles of Microvascular Surgery

8. Antibiotic Prophylaxis to Prevent Surgical Site Infections in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

9. Tissue Engineering

10. Molecular Biology of Head and Neck Cancer: Therapeutic Implications

11. Principles of Distraction Osteogenesis

12. Principles of Implantology and Osseointegration

Section 2: Oral Surgery

13. Management of Asymptomatic Wisdom Teeth: An Evidence-Based Approach

14. Value of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: Dentistry's Liaisons to Medicine and Hospital Care

15. Removal of Third Molars

16. Management of the Impacted Canine

17. Implants for Orthodontic Anchorage: Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD)

18. Dental Implant Prosthetic Rehabilitation: Autogenous Bone Grafting for Alveolar Defects

19. Dental Implant Prosthetic Rehabilitation: Allogenic Grafting/Bone Graft Substitutes in Implant Dentistry

20. Dental Implant Prosthetic Rehabilitation: Vertical Distraction Ontogenesis

21. Dental Implant Prosthetic Rehabilitation: Sinus Grafting

22. Reconstruction of the Atrophic Mandible

23. Zygoma Implants in the Compromised Maxilla: Their Use in Both Atrophic and Maxillectomy Patients

24. Efficacy of RhBMP-2 in Association with Dental Implants

25. Computer Assisted Implant Surgery

26. Management of the Anti-Coagulated Patient

27. The Pre-Operative Cardiac Evaluation

28. Management of the Irradiated Patient



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About the authors

Shahrokh Bagheri

Dr. Bagheri is now part of a large group practice in Atlanta Georgia where he is involved with the residency training program at Emory University as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery. Upon completing his residency and medical school training at Emory University, Bagheri entered a fellowship in craniomaxillofacial trauma and cosmetic surgery at Head and Neck Surgical Associates and Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland, Oregon. He is a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, and he participates in both clinical and academic research within the specialty.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Northside Hospital, Atlanta and Forsyth, GA

Husain Khan

Affiliations and Expertise

Attending Surgeon, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Northside Hospital, Atlanta and Forsyth, GA