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Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Key Features

  • Authored by well-known, respected practitioners and contributors in the field of OMS, drawing on their wealth of clinical expertise.
  • Two-color format highlights key concepts and makes information easy to follow.
  • Appendices provide valuable reference sections, including useful examples of prescriptions, postoperative instructions, an informed consent form, and current instrument pricing.

New to this Edition

  • A new chapter focuses on facial esthetic surgery, which is often included in a comprehensive treatment plan to complement restorative, prosthetic, and orthodontic treatment.
  • Basic and advanced preprosthetic procedures have been combined into one complete chapter so readers can easily turn to procedures of interest.
  • Enhanced and improved illustrations throughout more accurately depict key concepts and techniques, and many photos have been replaced with new, high-quality images.
  • The chapter on facial neuropathology has been completely revised to present the most up-to-date information on this topic.

Table of Contents

PART 1 - PRINCIPLES OF SURGERY 1 Preoperative Health Status Evaluation 2 Prevention and Management of Medical Emergencies 3 Principles of Surgery 4 Wound Repair 5 Infection Control in Surgical Practice PART 2 - PRINCIPLES OF EXODONTIA 6 Armamentarium for Basic Oral Surgery 7 Principles of Uncomplicated Exodontia 8 Principles of Complicated Exodontia 9 Principles of Management of Impacted Teeth 10 Postoperative Patient Management 11 Prevention and Management of Surgical Complications 12 Medicolegal Considerations PART 3 - PREPROSTHETIC SURGERY 13 Basic and Advanced Preprosthetic Surgery 14 Contemporary Implant Dentistry PART 4 - INFECTIONS 15 Principles of Management and Prevention of Odontogenic Infections 16 Complex Odontogenic Infections 17 Principles of Endodontic Surgery 18 Management of the Patient Undergoing Radiotherapy or Chemotherapy 19 Odontogenic Diseases of the Maxillary Sinus 20 Diagnosis and Management of Salivary Gland Disorders PART 5 - MANAGEMENT OF ORAL PATHOLOGIC LESIONS 21 Principles of Differential Diagnosis and Biopsy 22 Surgical Management of Oral Pathologic Lesions PART 6 - ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA 23 Soft Tissue and Dentoalveolar Injuries 24 Management of Facial Fractures PART 7 - DENTOFACIAL DEFORMITIES 25 Correction of Dentofacial Deformities 26 Soft Tissue Esthetic Surgery 27 Management of Patients with Orofacial Clefts 28 Surgical Reconstruction of Defects of the Jaws PART 8 - TEMPOROMANDIBULAR DISORDERS AND FACIAL PAIN 29 Facial Neuropathology 30 Management of Temporomandibular Disorders PART 9 - MANAGEMENT OF THE HOSPITALIZED PATIENT 31 Management of the Hospitalized Patient APPENDIXES I. Instrument List and Typical Retail Prices (2002) II. Operative Note (Office Record) III. Drug Enforcement Administration Schedule of Drugs and Examples IV. Examples of Useful Prescriptions V. Postoperative Instructions VI. Informed Consent VII. Antibiotic Overview

Author Information

By Larry J Peterson, DDS, MS, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Columbus, OH; Edward Ellis, III, DDS, MS, The University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX; James R Hupp, DMD, MD, JD, FACS, Professor and Chairman, Department of Oral Surgery, Department of Dentistry, Baltimore, MD; and Myron R Tucker, DDS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC


From Doody Review Services  
Reviewer: Mark L. Banakis, DDS (University of Chicago Medical Center)
Description: This is a general textbook on oral and maxillofacial surgery for the general practitioner and the senior dental student.
Purpose: The purpose of this book is to provide a general reference book on oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Audience: The main audience is the student, and the secondary audience is the general practitioner.
Features: This book has numerous photos and diagrams that are very helpful in this type of textbook. The references are few and outdated.
Assessment: This is a good general textbook and reference on oral and maxillofacial surgery for the senior dental student and general practitioner. It is very important for all general practitioners to have a good reference book on oral and maxillofacial surgery, and this is a good detailed reference on the subject.