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Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist

Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist is written to meet the specific needs of dental hygiene students

Key Features
Extraordinary illustrations provide the visual documentation needed to identify and further understand the abnormalities in the oral cavity and their effects.
Well-known and highly regarded, the Olga Ibsen and Joan Phelan team brings credibility and expertise to this text.
Easy-to-read synopses of diseases and their characteristics appear at the end of the chapters and allow the reader to review critical information in an organized, concise format.
Focused presentation of material only covers issues that directly affect the dental hygienist role in oral health, taking the guesswork out of determining what facts are pertinent to the practitioner's needs and making it the perfect text for DH oral pathology courses.
Vocabulary and definitions displayed at the beginning of each chapter help the reader better comprehend the text and grasp the meaning of various terms within the context of discussion.
Learning objectives present a guide to the expectations and what will be learned in each chapter.
Review questions help readers evaluate their knowledge of chapter materials, and answers located at the back of the book give immediate feedback, making it easy to refer back for further study.
A full glossary provides easy access to the information they need about a new term without having to search through the chapter in which the term is located.

New to this Edition
A new student CD-ROM gives students the opportunity to work through case studies from illustrations in the text.
All photomicrographs and line illustrations are in full color, better enabling identification of cellular structure and key points in the images.
References have been thoroughly updated to produce the most current material available.
A for-sale image collection of CD-ROM for instructors enables them to incorporate hard-to-find clinical photos into their lectures and exams.
Evolve site with instructors' materials.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Preliminary Diagnosis of Oral Lesions 2. Inflammation and Repair 3. Immunity 4. Infectious Diseases 5. Developmental Disorders 6. Genetics 7. Neoplasia 8. Non-Neoplastic Diseases of Bone 9. Oral Manifestations of Systematic Diseases 10. Diseases Affecting the Temporomandibular Joint Glossary Answers to Review Questions

Companion Products
Electronic Image Collection to Accompany Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist, 4th Edition

Related Titles
Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 2nd Edition
Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, 2nd Edition
Oral Pathology, 4th Edition : Clinical Pathologic Correlations

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 Anderson 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

Editorial Reviews
Book Description
This well-established, authoritative book provides clear, concise and comprehensive coverage of the clinical and pathological features of a wide range of oral diseases. It discusses their causes and the underlying mechanisms, and describes how changes in the structure and function of oral tissues relate to clinical presentation. Now in its third edition, this textbook includes a number of new illustrations in full color along with numerous key points that summarize the most important aspects of a subject. The content has been updated and covers recent advances in the classification of oral diseases, in diagnosis and management, and in molecular biology and current hypotheses of pathogenesis.

Book Info
Univ. of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. Comprehensive text on the clinical and pathological features of oral diseases. For students and general dentists. Includes color illustrations and a new section on glandular odontogenic cysts. Although hardcover ISBN is listed, only the softcover was published in this edition. DNLM: Stomatognathic System-pathology.