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Main description:

Essential Clinical Oral Biology is an accessible guide to oral biology, introducing the scientific knowledge necessary to succeed in clinical practice. Covering key topics in clinical oral biology, this textbook will help students gain an understanding of oral tissues and their relationship to oral health and disease.


Key features include:



  • Student–friendly layout with clinical photographs throughout

  • Each chapter has clearly defined key topics and learning objectives

  • Covers the essentials: what you need to know and why

  • Companion website featuring interactive MCQs, teaching presentations and downloadable images


The clinical relevance of each topic is emphasised throughout, making this a must–have resource for students in the early years of dentistry, dental hygiene, dental therapy, clinical dental technology and dental nursing courses, as well as a useful revision guide for clinical undergraduate and early postgraduate students.


Back cover:

Essential Clinical Oral Biology is an accessible guide to oral biology, introducing the scientific knowledge necessary to succeed in clinical practice. Covering key topics in clinical oral biology, this textbook will help students gain an understanding of oral tissues and their relationship to oral health and disease.


Key features include:



  • Student–friendly layout with clinical photographs throughout

  • Each chapter has clearly defined key topics and learning objectives

  • Covers the essentials: what you need to know and why

  • Companion website featuring interactive MCQs, teaching presentations and downloadable images


The clinical relevance of each topic is emphasised throughout, making this a must–have resource for students in the early years of dentistry, dental hygiene, dental therapy, clinical dental technology and dental nursing courses, as well as a useful revision guide for clinical undergraduate and early postgraduate students.


Contents:

 


Contributors, xxx


Preface, xxx


About the companion website, xxx


1 An Introduction to the Human Dentition
Stephen Creanor


2 Oral Embryology
Stuart McDonald


3 Tooth Development
Stephen Creanor and Kamran Ali


4 Enamel
Paul Anderson and Stephen Creanor


5 The Dentine–Pulp Complex
Stephen Creanor, Christopher Tredwin and Taher Elgalaid


6 Cementum
Stephen Creanor


7 Alveolar Bone
Stephen Creanor and Kamran Ali


8 The Periodontal Ligament (PDL)
Vehid Salih and Svetislav Zaric


9 Oral Mucosa
Kamran Ali


10 The Gingiva
Ewen McColl and Stephen Creanor


11 Tooth eruption and development of the occlusion
Declan Millett and Stephen Creanor


12 The Salivary Glands
Stephen Creanor and Kamran Ali


13 Saliva
Stephen Creanor and Kamran Ali


14 Maxillary Sinus
Stuart McDonald, Stephen Creanor and Kamran Ali


15 The Temporomandibular Joint
Stuart McDonald and Stephen Creanor


16 The Tongue
Stuart McDonald and Stephen Creanor


17 Lymph Nodes of the Head and Neck and the Tonsils
Stuart McDonald


18 Dental Plaque and Calculus
Louise Belfield


19 Dental Caries the Biological Basis
Stephen Creanor


20 Introduction to Periodontal Disease
Gerry Linden and Lewis Winning


Index, xxx


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781118939666
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: April, 2016
Pages: 200

Subcategories: Dentistry, Ethics

MEET THE AUTHOR

Stephen Creanor is Clinical Professor of Oral Sciences at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Plymouth, UK. Stephen has extensive experience of teaching the scientific basis of clinical dentistry and has published widely on the subject.  As well as regularly undertaking basic science and oral biology teaching, Stephen is also an active clinician.