Oral Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443100376, 9780702040078

Oral Medicine

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780443100376
eBook ISBN: 9780702040078
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 17th October 2006


This title has been authored by professionals working in Europe and uses a unique combination of systematic, methodical and concise easy-access text with superb color clinical photographs to help dental practitioners recognize the signs and symptoms of conditions affecting the soft tissues of the mouth (e.g. ulcers and oral cancer) as well as the oral effects of systemic diseases. Flowcharts also illustrate the processes of diagnosis and treatment and lists differential diagnoses by site and by symptom.

Key Features

  • Clearly describes and illustrates 76 oral conditions under standardized headings of clinical features, incidence, aetiology, diagnosis and management.
  • Gives therapeutic protocols with associated flowcharts to correspond with the trend towards protocol-driven treatment.
  • Includes diagnostic flowcharts for major symptoms such as ulcers and red lesions, placed beside clinical photos to guide the reader systematically through the diagnostic process.
  • Provides step-by-step instructions on how to carry out biopsies and toluidine blue staining.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Diagnosis. Differential diagnosis by site. Differential diagnosis by signs and symptoms. Diagnostic flowcharts.
Part 2: Clinical features. Pathology.
Part 3: Therapy. Guide to the main drugs used in the treatment of oral mucosal diseases. Main drug side effects of oral and perioral localisation. Therapeutic protocols.
Part4: Biopsies and vital stains. How to perform a biopsy of the oral mucosa. How to perform a toluidine blue staining.


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