A new volume in the successful revision guide series – Master Dentistry - which offers a concise text covering the essentials of oral biology with accompanying self-assessment questions and model answers.
- Quick reference revision aid for dental students – ideal for exam preparation!
- Covers the ‘essentials’ of the subject to a level that is expected with the GDC’s curriculum outlined in the First Five Years document.
- Each chapter provides a brief overview of the topic and lists the essential learning objectives for that area of study.
- Presents key anatomical, biochemical and physiological material in a useful, integrated, clinically relevant format.
- Includes extensive self-testing material – true false questions, extended matching questions, picture questions, and essay questions – enabling readers to assess their knowledge and perfect exam techniques.
- Contains unique, ‘mind-map’ summary sheets to provide crucial information in a pictorial format to further promote learning.
1. The anatomy of the oral cavity and the jaws
2. Temporomandibular (craniomandibular) joint
3. The human dentition-tooth morphology and occlusion
4. The oro-facial musculature, mastication and swallowing
5. The tongue, flavour and thermoreception, speech
6. The vasculature, lymphatics and innervation of the oro-dental tissues
7. Salivary glands, saliva and salivation
8. Investing organic layers on enamel surfaces
9. Development of the craniofacial complex
10. Early tooth development, root development (including cementogenesis) and tooth eruption
11. Mechanisms of mineralisation
12. The dental tissues I. Enamel (structure, composition and development)
13. Dental tissues II. The dentine/pulp complex(structure, composition, development and oral pain)
14. The dental tissues III. Cementum (structure and composition)
15. The periodontal ligament (including oral and periodontal mechanoreception and the tooth support mechanism)
16. Alveolar bone (structure and composition)
17. The oral mucosa and gingival crevicular fluid (structure and composition)
Revision Summary Charts
- The oral cavity
- The jaws
- Temporomandibular joint
- Incisors of the human dentition
- Canines of the human dentition
- Premolars of the human dentition
- Molars of the human dentition
- The alignment and occlusion of the human permanent dentition
- Anatomy of the oro-facial musculature
- The tongue
- Vasculature and innervation of oro-dental structure
- Major salivary glands
- Salivary gland structure
- Saliva biochemistry
- Physiology of salivary secretion
- Craniofacial development
- Enamel integuments
- Early tooth development
- Root development
- Tooth eruption
- Enamel biochemistry
- Enamel formation
- Dentine structure
- Zones in dentine
- Oral nociception
- The periodontal ligament
- Tooth support mechanism
- Periodontal ligament mechanoreceptors
- Oral mucosa
- Gingival crevicular fluid
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- © Churchill Livingstone 2010
- 17th September 2010
- Churchill Livingstone
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Dr Barry KB Berkovitz qualified in Dental Surgery at the Royal Dental Hospital in London in 1962. There soon followed three years of postgraduate research at Royal Holloway College London. Between 1966 and 2004 his time was equally divided between teaching Gross Anatomy and Dental Anatomy, first at the University of Bristol and later at King’s College London. He is the author of numerous books and scientific papers, many related to comparative dental anatomy. His well-known textbook ‘Oral Anatomy, Histology and Embryology ‘ by BKB Berkovitz, GR Holland and BJ Moxham is now reaching its 5th edition, while his most recent popular science book is entitled ‘Nothing but the Tooth’.
Emeritus Reader in Dental Anatomy, King's College London, UK, Visiting Professor, Oman Dental College, Mina Al Fahal; Oman and Honorary Curator, Odontological Collection, Hunterian Museum, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK
B.J. Moxham BSc, BDS, PhD Professor of Anatomy, Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
Emeritus Professor of Anatomy, Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
Roger WA Linden BDS, PhD, MFDS, RCS, Professor of Craniofacial Biology, King's College, London, UK
Professor of Craniofacial Biology, King's College London, London, UK
Alastair J Sloan BSc PhD Senior Lecturer in Bone Biology & Tissue Engineering School of Dentistry, Cardiff University Cardiff, UK
Senior Lecturer in Bone Biology and Tissue Engineering, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
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