Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323613019, 9780323613026

Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck

6th Edition

Authors: Margaret Fehrenbach Susan Herring
eBook ISBN: 9780323613026
Paperback ISBN: 9780323613019
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 25th September 2020
Page Count: 288

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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

  1. Introduction to Head and Neck Anatomy
    2. Surface Anatomy
    3. Skeletal Anatomy
    4. Muscular System
    5. Temporomandibular Joint
    6. Vascular System
    7. Glandular Tissue
    8. Nervous System
    9. Anatomy of Local Anesthesia
    10. Lymphatic System
    11. Fascia and Spaces
    12. Spread of Infection
    Appendix A: Bibliography
    Appendix B: Extraoral and Intraoral Clinical Examination Skills
    Appendix C: Procedures for the Performance of Extraoral and Intraoral Examinations


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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