Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck

Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck

6th Edition - September 25, 2020

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  • Authors: Margaret Fehrenbach, Susan Herring
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323613026
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323613019

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Get the thorough understanding of head and neck anatomy needed to perform dental examinations and procedures! Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck, 6th Edition provides complete coverage of oral biology and anatomy, with special emphasis on the anatomy of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Chapters are organized by body systems, and include coverage of the administration of local anesthesia and the spread of dental infection. Detailed images and a focus on clinical considerations make it easier to apply concepts to everyday dental practice. Written by noted educators Margaret J. Fehrenbach and Susan W. Herring, this book prepares you for success on certification exams and as a dental professional.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive, easy-to-understand coverage provides a solid foundation in head and neck anatomy with in-depth discussion of the TMJ, the spread of infection, and the anatomy of local anesthesia.
  • About 400 full-color images include detailed and clearly labeled anatomic illustrations, skull photographs, and clinical images.
  • Full-color format includes a clear depiction of the oral cavity and related gross anatomy.
  • Key terminology is highlighted within the text and defined in a handy, back-of-book glossary.
  • Expert authors Margaret J. Fehrenbach and Susan W. Herring provide knowledge that is useful in both classroom and clinical settings.
  • Learning resources on the Evolve companion website reinforce your understanding with review questions and quizzes.

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1. Introduction to Head and Neck Anatomy
  • Clinical Applications
  • Anatomic Nomenclature
  • Anatomic Variation
  • 2. Surface Anatomy
  • Surface Anatomy Overview
  • Regions of Head
  • Regions of Neck
  • 3. Skeletal System
  • Skeletal System Overview
  • Head and Neck Bones
  • 4. Muscular System
  • Muscular System Overview
  • Head and Neck Muscles
  • 5. Temporomandibular Joint
  • Temporomandibular Joint Overview
  • Jaw Movements with Muscle Relationships
  • 6. Vascular System
  • Vascular System Overview
  • Arterial Blood Supply to Head and Neck
  • Venous Drainage of Head and Neck
  • 7. Glandular Tissue
  • Glandular Tissue Overview
  • 8. Nervous System
  • Nervous System Overview
  • 9. Anatomy of Local Anesthesia
  • Anatomic Considerations for Local Anesthesia
  • 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
  • 11. Fasciae and Spaces
  • Fasciae and Spaces Overview
  • 12. Spread of Infection
  • Infection Process Overview
  • Odontogenic Infection
  • Spread of Odontogenic Infection
  • Prevention of Spread of Infection
  • Appendix A. Bibliography
  • Appendix B. Extraoral and Intraoral Clinical Examination Skills
  • Appendix C. Extraoral and Intraoral Examination Procedure
  • Glossary of Key and Anatomic Terms
  • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2020
  • Published: September 25, 2020
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323613026
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323613019

About the Authors

Margaret Fehrenbach

Margaret Fehrenbach

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Susan Herring

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Orthodontics and Oral Health Sciences,School of Dentistry,Adjunct Professor of Biological Structure,School of Medicine,Adjunct Professor of Biology,College of Arts and Sciences,University of Washington,Seattle, Washington

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