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Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 6th Edition

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Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist is your source for the most trusted content in oral pathology. With more than 50 years of combined real-world experience, Olga Ibsen and Joan Phelan have created a text that offers the ideal combination of clinical photographs, radiographs and discussion to help you identify, understand, evaluate, and document the appearance of normal and disease states. This user-friendly, atlas-style text features the learning tools and updated content you need to prepare for success on your exams and throughout your professional career.

  • Companion CD with more than 50 case studies helps you develop critical thinking skills and prepare for the national exam.
  • Review questions in multiple-choice format help you measure knowledge of chapter content.
  • Extraordinary illustrations including high-quality radiographs and color clinical photos depict many oral pathological conditions.
  • Synopsis charts at the end of each chapter summarize all the diseases presented and their characteristics.
  • Focused presentation for dental hygienists only covers content that directly affects your role in oral health care.
  • Key terms and learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter enhance your comprehension of the material.
  • Chapter 2: Inflammation and Repair presents new information and photos on methamphetamine abuse and the resulting destruction of teeth called “meth mouth.”
  • Chapter 9: Manifestations of Systemic Diseases includes new information and photos about a skin disorder called acanthosis nigricans, associated with type 2 diabetes.
  • EXPANDED! glossary now addresses other relevant terms in the text, not only the key terms, making it an even more complete reference for you to utilize in all your courses.
  • REVISED! Review question format now matches the format of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination to better prepare you for the exam.
  • Evolve student resources offer interactive pathology identification exercises, a 77-question multiple choice practice exam, and PDFs of the Synopsis Tables found in the book, along with helpful forms and web links.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Preliminary Diagnosis of Oral Lesions

Olga A.C. Ibsen

Chapter 2: Inflammation and Repair

Margaret J. Fehrenbach, Joan A. Phelan

Chapter 3: Immunity

Margaret J. Fehrenbach, Joan A. Phelan

Chapter 4: Infectious Diseases

Joan A. Phelan

Chapter 5: Developmental Disorders

Olga A.C. Ibsen, Joen M. Iannucci

Chapter 6: Genetics

Heddie O. Sedano

Chapter 7: Neoplasia

Anne Cale Jones, Paul D. Freedman, Joan A. Phelan

Chapter 8: Nonneoplastic Diseases of Bone

Anne Cale Jones, Joan A. Phelan. Olga A.C. Ibsen

Chapter 9: Oral Manifestations of Systemic Diseases

Olga A.C. Ibsen, Joan A. Phelan, Anthony T. Vernillo

Chapter10: Diseases Affecting the Temporomandibular Joint

Kenneth E. Fleisher
Olga A. C. Ibsen, RDH, MS, Adjunct Professor
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology, and Medicine
New York University College of Dentistry
New York, New York;
Adjunct Professor
University of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, Connecticut and Joan Andersen Phelan, DDS, Professor and Chair
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology, and Medicine
New York University College of Dentistry
New York, New York
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