Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck

Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck

5th Edition - November 16, 2015

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  • Authors: Margaret Fehrenbach, Susan Herring
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323429559

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Known for its top-notch artwork and readable writing style, Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck, 5th Edition, provides dental assisting and dental hygiene students with complete coverage of head and neck anatomy, plus detailed discussions of the temporomandibular joint and its role in dental health, the anatomy of local anesthesia, and the spread of dental infection. Chapters are organized by anatomical systems of study and include expanded review questions that help prepare you for classroom and board examinations. Combine this new edition with its companion title, Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy, and you will have a solid foundation of basic scientific knowledge that ties to everyday clinical dental practice.

Key Features

  • Identification exercises at the end of each chapter ask you to label the different structures to test your knowledge of anatomy.
  • Multiple-choice review questions end each chapter and prepare you for board examinations in dental assisting and dental hygiene.
  • Comprehensive coverage provides a solid foundation in head and neck anatomy, with an in-depth discussion of the TMJ and its role in dental health, plus additional material on the anatomy of local anesthesia and the spread of dental infection.
  • Conversational writing style ensures that you easily comprehend complex anatomy and clinical application.
  • Chapters are organized by anatomical systems of study so that discussions progress logically from overviews of the area to the specifics related to the head and neck, providing a solid foundation for learning.
  • Detailed anatomical illustrations and clear, colorful photographs show models and patients within a clinical setting to support text descriptions and help ensure comprehension.
  • Award-winning and trusted author Margaret Fehrenbach curates cutting-edge content and the latest evidence-based information.
  • Key terms and their phonetic pronunciations are highlighted within the chapter and defined in a back-of-book glossary.
  • A how-to appendix with accompanying photos shows you the steps to perform extraoral and intraoral patient examinations.
  • Learning objectives open each chapter with goals to be accomplished, and serve as checkpoints for comprehension, skills mastery, and exam preparedness.

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title Page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • Preface
  • Overview of New Edition
  • Features in this Edition
  • Notable in this Edition
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1 Introduction to Head and Neck Anatomy
  • Clinical Applications
  • Anatomic Nomenclature
  • Anatomic Variation
  • Identification Exercises
  • Review Questions
  • 2 Surface Anatomy
  • Surface Anatomy Overview
  • Regions of Head
  • Regions of Neck
  • Identification Exercises
  • Review Questions
  • 3 Skeletal System
  • Skeletal System Overview
  • Head and Neck Bones
  • Identification Exercises
  • Review Questions
  • 4 Muscular System
  • Muscular System Overview
  • Head and Neck Muscles
  • Identification Exercises
  • Review Questions
  • 5 Temporomandibular Joint
  • Temporomandibular Joint Overview
  • Jaw Movements with Muscle Relationships
  • Identification Exercises
  • Review Questions
  • 6 Vascular System
  • Vascular System Overview
  • Arterial Blood Supply to Head and Neck
  • Venous Drainage of Head and Neck
  • Identification Exercises
  • Review Questions
  • 7 Glandular Tissue
  • Glandular Tissue Overview
  • Identification Exercises
  • Review Questions
  • 8 Nervous System
  • Nervous System Overview
  • Identification Exercises
  • Review Questions
  • 9 Anatomy of Local Anesthesia
  • Anatomic Considerations for Local Anesthesia
  • Identification Exercises
  • Review Questions
  • 10 Lymphatic System
  • Lymphatic System Overview
  • Lymph Nodes of Head
  • Occipital Lymph Nodes
  • Posterior Auricular, Anterior Auricular, and Superficial Parotid Lymph Nodes
  • Facial Lymph Nodes
  • Cervical Lymph Nodes
  • Identification Exercises
  • Review Questions
  • 11 Fasciae and Spaces
  • Fasciae and Spaces Overview
  • Identification Exercises
  • Review Questions
  • 12 Spread of Infection
  • Infection Process Overview
  • Odontogenic Infection
  • Spread of Odontogenic Infection
  • Prevention of Spread of Infection
  • Review Questions
  • Appendix A Bibliography
  • Appendix B Extraoral and Intraoral Examinations Procedure
  • Glossary of Key Terms and Anatomic Structures
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • L
  • M
  • N
  • O
  • P
  • R
  • S
  • T
  • U
  • V
  • X
  • Z
  • Index
  • Flashcards

Product details

  • No. of pages: 352
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2016
  • Published: November 16, 2015
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323429559

About the Authors

Margaret Fehrenbach

Margaret Fehrenbach

Affiliations and Expertise

Dental Hygiene Educational Consultant, Oral Biology Technical Writer, Renton WA Adjunct Faculty, Seattle Central College, Seattle, WA

Susan Herring

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

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