Anatomy of Orofacial Structures / Edition 7

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This outstanding resource is perfect for those studying in the dental fields, featuring coverage of dental anatomy and head and neck anatomy, as well as oral histology and embryology. The easy-to-understand text material, high-quality illustrations, built-in workbook, and helpful flashcards all add up to the most complete learning package available!

The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some two-color illustrations.

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Revises a basic text (third edition was 1986) for dental students beginning their study of the anatomy of the head and neck. Integrates coverage of the three areas of dental anatomy, oral histology, and head and neck anatomy. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323019545
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/18/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 624
  • Sales rank: 1,291,671
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit I Introduction
1 Oral Cavity 2
Unit II Dental Anatomy
2 The Tooth Functions and Terms 12
3 Fundamental and Preventative Curvatures 28
4 Dentition 37
5 Development, Form, and Eruption 44
6 Occlusion 54
7 Dental Anomalies 68
8 Supporting Structures 79
9 Clinical Considerations 85
10 Tooth Identification 91
11 Root Morphology 104
12 Incisors 119
13 Canines 135
14 Premolars 146
15 Molars 166
16 Deciduous Dentition 194
Unit III Oral Histology and Embryology
17 Basic Tissues 226
18 Development of Orofacial Complex 248
19 Dental Lamina and Enamel Organ 259
20 Enamel, Dentin, and Pulp 264
21 Root Formation and Attachment Apparatus 277
22 Eruption and Shedding of Teeth 287
23 Oral Mucous Membrane 293
24 The Tongue 300
25 Salivary Glands 305
Unit IV Head and Neck Anatomy
26 Osteology of the Skull 318
27 Nose, Nasal Cavity, and Paranasal Sinuses 332
28 Muscles of Mastication, Hyoid Muscles, and Sternocleidomastoid and Trapezius Muscles 338
29 Temporomandibular Joint 348
30 Muscles of Facial Expression 353
31 Soft Palate and Pharynx 358
32 Arterial Supply and Venous Drainage 364
33 Salivary Glands 372
34 Nervous System 376
35 Lymphatics and Spread of Dental Infection 392
Answers to Review Questions 402
Unit Test Answers 419
App. 421
Glossary 423
Index 455
Workbook Questions 467
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