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Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist (5th Edition)

Author Information
By Olga A. C. Ibsen, RDH, MS, Adjunct Professor, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT; Formerly, Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry and Supervisor of Dental Radiology, Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, New York, NY; and Joan Andersen Phelan, DDS, Chief, Dental Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Northport, NY; Associate Professor, Department of Oral Biology and Pathology, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

Key Features
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.

New to this Edition
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.

Table of Contents
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