Reviewer: Reza Heshmati, DDS, MPH, MS (The Ohio State University)
Description: This second edition text offers an easy to use summary of cases presenting a variety of oral conditions and disease states. Treatment choices currently available are covered, as is the etiology of common oral manifestations of disease.
Purpose: This text is intended as a quick reference aid in the diagnosis and management of oral disease.
Audience: The target audience includes all clinicians who are involved in examining patients' oral conditions on a daily basis and who wish to know more about oral disease and its management.
Features: This color clinical guide includes examples of developmental disturbances, genetic diseases, infections, trauma, and cancer of the oral cavity, as well as a separate section on AIDS-related oral disease. It provides an up-to-date overview in the field with regard to treatment of oral diseases, differential diagnosis, and treatment choices. It is written by experts in the area of oral medicine.
Assessment: In field of dentistry, every effort should be made to identify oral disease at an early stage of development. This pocket guide offers a valuable, easy to use reference for clinicians in their daily practice in order to achieve this goal and to maximize patient management.