Key Features

  • More than 500 high-quality illustrations, radiographs, and photographs bring oral pathology to life with some of the best clinical examples available to help you learn to identify and differentiate disease states.
  • Review questions at the end of each chapter, written in the style of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE), reinforce your understanding of chapter content and provide excellent test preparation.
  • Synopsis Tables break down and highlight the most important information from each chapter, helping you to differentiate among the various types of pathological conditions.
  • The Evolve companion website offers a practice exam, interactive pathology identification exercises, case studies, and more study tools.


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Preliminary Diagnosis of Oral Lesions
  2. Inflammation and Repair
  3. Immunity
  4. Infectious Diseases
  5. Developmental Disorders
  6. Genetics
  7. Neoplasia
  8. Nonneoplastic Disease of Bone
  9. Oral Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
  10. Diseases Affecting the Temporomandibular Joint
  11. Answers to the Chapter Review Questions
  12. Glossary
  13. Index


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