Essentials of Oral Histology and Embryology - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323497251, 9780323569323

Essentials of Oral Histology and Embryology

5th Edition

A Clinical Approach

Author: Daniel Chiego
eBook ISBN: 9780323569323
eBook ISBN: 9780323569330
Paperback ISBN: 9780323497251
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 7th January 2018
Page Count: 231

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Essentials of Oral Histology and Embryology: A Clinical Approach, 5th Edition uses a patient-centered approach in coveringto help dental professionals build a strong foundation in oral biology and basic science for dental professionals. It provides a clear understanding explanations of the anatomy of oral and facial tissues — and of normal and abnormal orofacial development — so that you can provide effective oral health care for all patients with abnormalities. In addition to the stages of tooth development, it covers eruption and shedding of teeth, plus the parts of teeth – including enamel, dentin, dental pulp, and cementum. Written by Daniel J. Chiego Jr., a noted dental educator and researcher, this book helps you succeed in the classroom and in clinical practice.

Key Features

  • Cutting-edge content provides essential knowledge of the basics of oral biology, with a focus on clinical application.
  • Hundreds of high-quality illustrations include histographs, micrographs, and clinical photos depicting various stages of the development of oral structures.
  • Clinical Comment and Consider the Patient boxes help you apply scientific information to clinical practice and patient care by includingwith clinical tips, points of interest, and patient situations.
  • Self-evaluation questions and practice quizzes help you review for classroom and national board exams.
  • Quandaries in Science boxes explore the philosophical and scientific dilemmas associated with head and neck embryology and histology.
  • Learning objectives and kKey Vocabulary terms are listed at the beginning of each chapterhighlighted in text discussions and defined in a back-of-book glossary.
  • Suggested readings at the end of each chapter make it easy to look upprovide easy access to classic and new research studies.

Table of Contents

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


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About the Author

Daniel Chiego

Daniel Chiego

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA