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Textbook of General and Oral Surgery

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

PART I: GENERAL SURGERY 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

PART II: ORAL 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

Author Information

By David Wray, MD, BDS, MB, ChB, FDSRCPS, FDSRCS(Edin), Professor of Oral Medicine, University of Glasgow, Honorary Consultant in Oral Medicine, North Glasgow University Hospitals, NHS Trust, Glasgow, UK; David Stenhouse, DDS, BDS, FDS, RCPS, Senior Lecturer in Oral Surgery, University of Glasgow, UK; David Lee, BSc, MB, ChB, FRCS (Ed), Consultant General and Endocrine Surgeon, West Lothian and Lothian University Hospitals, NHS Trust, UK; and Andrew J. E. Clark, BSc(Hons), MB, ChB, MRCS (Ed), Clinical Research Fellow, MRC Human Genetics Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK