Textbook of General and Oral Surgery

1st Edition


  • David Wray
  • David Stenhouse
  • David Lee
  • Andrew Clark
    • Print ISBN 9780443070839

    Key Features

    • Covers both general and oral surgery, giving the reader an integrated understanding of both subjects in one book.
    • Discusses the basic principles of surgery at a level appropriate for future dentists.
    • Provides information on general topics including wound healing and sepsis that is essential for all dentists.
    • Gives an understanding of those specialist areas of surgery which have particular relevance to dentistry — including maxillofacial trauma, orthognathic surgery, and management of cleft palate.
    • Includes comprehensive coverage of oral surgery.
    • Covers anesthesia and sedation techniques.
    • Offers clear line diagrams throughout.

    Table of Contents

    A. Basic principles
    1. Introduction
    2. History and examination
    3. Wound healing and suture materials
    4. Complications of surgery
    5. Fluid balance metabolism and nutrition
    6. Blood disorders and their management in surgical practice
    7. Cross infection control
    8. Surgical sepsis
    9. Fractures
    10. General anaesthesia
    11. Conscious sedation
    B. Specialist surgical principles
    12. Maxillofacial trauma
    13. Orthognathic surgery
    14. Salivary gland surgery
    15. Plastic surgery
    16. Management of facial clefts
    17. Management of orofacial malignancy
    18. Otorhinolaryngology (ENT surgery)
    19. Neurosurgery
    20. Temporomandibular joint investigation and surgery
    21. Introduction
    22. History and diagnosis
    23. Basic oral surgical techniques
    24. Local anaesthesia
    25. Extraction techniques
    26. Complications of extractions
    27. Wisdom teeth
    28. Cysts of the jaw
    29. Periradicular surgery
    30. Pre-prosthetic surgery
    31. Orthodontics and surgery
    32. Other surgical techniques
    33. Spread and control of infection
    34. Salivary gland diseases
    35. Oral surgery in the medically compromised
    36. Diseases of bone
    37. Dental implants
    38. Cryosurgery and laser surgery


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    Churchill Livingstone
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    About the authors

    David Wray

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Oral Medicine, University of Glasgow, Honorary Consultant in Oral Medicine, North Glasgow University Hospitals, NHS Trust, Glasgow, UK

    David Stenhouse

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Lecturer in Oral Surgery, University of Glasgow, UK

    David Lee

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant General and Endocrine Surgeon, West Lothian and Lothian University Hospitals, NHS Trust, UK

    Andrew Clark

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Research Fellow, MRC Human Genetics Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK