Oxford Handbook of Applied Dental Sciences

Oxford Handbook of Applied Dental Sciences

by Crispian Scully CBE
     
 

This text covers the medical sciences for the preclinical dental student in a concise and easily accessible format. Topics covered include pathology, microbiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, immunology and behavioural sciences for dentistry.See more details below

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This text covers the medical sciences for the preclinical dental student in a concise and easily accessible format. Topics covered include pathology, microbiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, immunology and behavioural sciences for dentistry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198510963
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
Oxford Handbooks Series
Pages:
668
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 4.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

List of contributors
List of abbreviations
Pt. 1Development and anatomy
1Craniofacial development3
2General anatomy11
3Anatomy of the head and neck35
4Oral anatomy: the oral cavity, salivary glands, and the temporomandibular joint51
5The neck57
6Teeth85
7Odontogenesis109
8Tooth eruption117
Pt. 2Physiology
9Cell physiology125
10Neurophysiology133
11Mastication149
12Salivary gland function157
13Swallowing165
14Digestion and absorption171
15Liver185
16Kidneys189
17Vitamins195
18Blood199
19Cardiovascular system209
20Respiratory system219
21Endocrine system223
22Bone249
23Wound healing265
Pt. 3Biochemistry
24Molecular architecture271
25Protein expression, analysis, and proteomics283
26Metabolism307
27Cell signaling317
28Cells and tissues326
29Mineralized tissues335
30Teeth341
31The periodontal tissues349
32The temporomandibular joint357
33Saliva and the biochemical aspects of oral homeostasis363
34Dental plaque369
Pt. 4Genomics
35Genomics379
36Human genetics389
37Craniofacial development407
38Palate development413
39Tooth development423
Pt. 5General immunology
40General immunology433
41Humoral and soluble mediators of the immune response449
42Cell-mediated immunity461
43Clinical immunology469
Pt. 6Pathology
44Cell and tissue damage483
45Hemodynamic disorders493
46Neoplasia499
47Genetic and developmental disorders513
48Nutritional diseases519
Pt. 7Microbiology
49Bacteria527
50Bacteria and disease537
51Major bacteria and the diseases they can cause547
52Viruses and viral infections565
53Main viral infections571
54Fungi and fungal infections585
Pt. 8Behavioral sciences and pain
55The dentist-patient relationship593
56Personality, mood, and psychiatric disorders603
57Pain609
58Orofacial pain615
Index619

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