This textbook of oral medicine and oral pathology is ideal for dental students and postgraduates taking further dental exams. Updated coverage includes the lates information on AIDS, molecular biology, alleged mercury hazards, tumours, and management. This new 7th edition has full-color illustrations throughout and a new page design, making the book more accessible and user-friendly. Conveniently offers concise coverage of both oral pathology and oral medicine in a single volume.
Principles of investigation and diagnosis. Disorders of development of teeth and related tissues. Dental caries. Pulpitis, apical periodontitis, resorption, hypercementosis. Gingivitis and periodonitis. Major infections of the mouth, jaws and perioral tissues. Cysts of the jaws. Odontogenic tumours and tumour-like lesions of the jaws. Non-odontogenic tumours of the jaws. Genetic, metabolic and other non-neoplastic bone diseases. The temporomandibular joints and periarticular tissues. Diseases of the oral mucosa: infective stomatitis. Diseases of the oral mucosa: non infective stomatitis. Tongue disorders. Benign chronic white mucosal lesions. Oral premalignancy. Oral cancer. Neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of salivary glands. Common benign mucosal swellings. Soft-tissue (mesenchymal) neoplasms and lymphomas. Melanoma and other pigmented lesions. Anaemias and leukaemias. Haemorrhagic diseases. Immunodeficiencey diseases and the acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Immunologically-mediated diseases. Cervical lymphadenopathy. Cardiovascular disease. Respiratory tract disease. Gastrointestinal and liver disease. Nutritional deficiencies. Endocrine disorders and pregnancy. Renal disease. Handicapping disorders. Pain, anxiety and neurological disorders. Complications of systemic drug treatment. Emergencies in dental practice.