The Anatomical Basis of Dentistry [NOOK Book]

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Now in full color, The Anatomical Basis of Dentistry helps you master the essentials of gross anatomy! Complete, accurate coverage highlights the regions of the head and neck that are of clinical relevance. Core information provides a foundation of knowledge essential to providing a successful chairside experience for both you and the patient. Using a clear, accessible style, with practical Clinical Notes boxes, this book closely relates the basic science of applied anatomy to ...

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The Anatomical Basis of Dentistry

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Overview

Now in full color, The Anatomical Basis of Dentistry helps you master the essentials of gross anatomy! Complete, accurate coverage highlights the regions of the head and neck that are of clinical relevance. Core information provides a foundation of knowledge essential to providing a successful chairside experience for both you and the patient. Using a clear, accessible style, with practical Clinical Notes boxes, this book closely relates the basic science of applied anatomy to the clinical practice of dentistry.

  • A focus on core information specifically highlights the regions of the head and neck along with the abdomen and thorax, serving as a foundation for the other basic sciences and for subsequent clinical courses.
  • Coverage of applied anatomy draws correlations between the basic science of anatomy and clinical practice of dentistry.
  • General Concepts chapter includes anatomical terminology and provides a general description of each body system in preparation for the regional anatomy topics that follow.
  • A regional approach reflects the order in which the regions are commonly taught, by showing structures representing several systems -- which parallels the manner in which structures are encountered in patients.
  • Full-color cadaver dissection photos clearly depict the location of anatomic structures, showing anatomical details impossible to view in clinical examination.
  • Chapters on limbs provide a more complete picture of the body, covering areas that may be possible sites for intravenous and intramuscular injections.
  • Applied Anatomy chapter relates anatomy to the clinical practice of dentistry, covering topics such as the anatomy of local anesthesia, imaging (including intraoral, extraoral, and MRI), fractures of the face, and the spread of dental infection.
  • Clinical Notes boxes relate basic science concepts to actual scenarios that may be encountered in clinical practice.
  • Review questions in multiple-choice format help you assess your understanding and provide good preparation for the NBDE.
  • Full-color photos and drawings clearly demonstrate core concepts and reinforce important principles.
  • New information on the back enhances your understanding of body systems with coverage of the surface features of the back, movements of the spine, and a new Clinical Notes box on back strain.
  • New information on the neck includes the movements of the head and neck, and a new table detailing the muscles responsible for those movements.
  • Added coverage of applied anatomy includes a new section with illustrations of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT), a new section on Alveolar Ridge Tomography, and more images of the TMJ.
  • An Evolve website includes a 300-question test bank and image collection for instructors and a self-assessment exam for students.

The book contains both black-and-white and color illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Sandra E. Inouye, PhD (Midwestern University)
Description: This second edition of a gross anatomy textbook aimed at undergraduate dental students is filled with new photographs, useful tables, and schematics. The first edition was published in 1986.
Purpose: The book fulfills the need for a gross anatomy book aimed at this audience.
Audience: Although specifically tailored for undergraduate dental students, faculty teaching gross anatomy to students in other fields will find this text useful and informative in its treatment of the head and neck.
Features: Four of the 11 chapters are on head and neck; for completeness, a shorter treatment of areas that are not traditionally taught in dental gross anatomy courses is included. Throughout the book there are many clinical boxes, useful tables that summarize key information in the chapters, and many schematics that clearly illustrate important anatomical points. The only shortcomings are nominal: there are a couple of errors in the table of contents, the computer-generated images are not as nice as photographs, and a couple of photographs are not adequately labeled to discern what was being viewed. Nonetheless, the book is easy to read and comprehend, is organized well, and certainly fills a niche for students taking gross anatomy in dental school. .
Assessment: This second edition, in comparison to the first, adds more color printing, photographs, computer generated images, and more notes on clinical applications. The first edition was already a very good textbook, but the addition of these features with the expansion of chapters on the upper and lower limbs and the re-working of some chapters has improved the quality of the book. It is most certainly a useful educational textbook for dental students, but a much wider audience will also find it appealing.
From the Publisher
"The latest updated format includes a text-wide conversion to full colour based and extended artwork, descriptions of complex movements of the spine and head and neck regions and a welcome introduction of cone beam CT images." Faculty Dental Journal, June 2010. Vol. 1, Issue 2.

"The book is a good tool for students who wish to have a clear understanding of human anatomy, and it can be recommended as an additional text in training programmes, supporting the study of more challenging and detailed books of anatomy."

European Journal of Orthodontics, June 2010


4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323075930
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 11/10/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 1,291,390
  • File size: 72 MB
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Meet the Author

Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Table of Contents

1. General Concepts

The Study of Anatomy

Terminology

Skeleton

Joints

Muscular System

Cardiovascular System

Nervous System,

Body Coverings, Body Cavities, and Fascia

2. The Back

Skeletal Parts

Surface Features of the Back

Spinal Cord

Muscles of the Back

3. The Thorax

Skeleton and Divisions

The Thoracic or Chest Wall

The Pleural Cavities and Lungs

The Mediastinum

4. The Abdomen, Pelvis, and Perineum

Skeleton and Subdivisions

The Abdominal Walls

Peritoneum and the Peritoneal Cavity

Blood and Nerve Supply to the Abdomen

The Abdominal Viscera

5. The Neck

Skeleton and Surface Anatomy

Coverings and Regions

The Anterior Triangle

The Posterior Triangle

The Root

The Suboccipital Region

The Prevertebral Region

6, The Skull

Introduction

Views

Bones

Postnatal Development

7. The Head by Regions

The Face and Scalp

The Contents of the Neurocranium

The Orbital Cavity

The Parotid Region

The Masticator Region

The Pterygopalatine Fossa

The Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Air Sinuses

The Oral Cavity

Structures and Areas of the Oral Cavity

The Pharynx

The Larynx

The Ear

8. Systemic Anatomy of the Head and Neck

Arteries

Veins

Lymphatics and Lymph Nodes

Cranial Nerves and Cranial Autonomics

9. The Upper Limb

Skeleton

Joints, Movements, and Muscles

Muscles

Axilla

Nerve Supply: The Brachial Plexus

Arterial Supply

Venous Return

Lymphatic Drainage

10. The Lower Limb

Skeleton

Joints

Muscles

Nerve Supply: The Lumbar and Sacral Plexuses

Arterial Supply

Venous Return

Lymphatics

11. Applied Anatomy

Anatomy of Local Anesthesia

Imaging

Fractures of the Face

Spread of Dental Infections

Answers to Review Questions

Index

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