Anatomy for Dental Students by Martin AtkinsonAnatomy for Dental Students by Martin Atkinson

Anatomy for Dental Students

byMartin Atkinson

Paperback | April 5, 2013

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Anatomy for Dental Students, Fourth Edition, demonstrates and explains all the anatomy needed for a modern dentistry undergraduate course. This text covers developmental anatomy, the thorax, the central nervous system, and the head and neck with an emphasis on the practical application ofanatomical knowledge. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated in line with contemporary teaching and dental practice. Over 300 new full colour diagrams map all the anatomical regions that dental students need to know, while the lively and accesible text guides the reader's learning. Throughout ClinicalApplication Boxes demonstrate how the form and function of anatomy have consequences for clinical practice. Sidelines boxes contain additional descriptions for key anatomical structures.This text is supported by an Online Resource Centre with multiple choice questions, drag and drop figure exercises, and links to key resources to help readers to consolidate and extend their knowledge of anatomy. Anatomy for Dental Students brings together anatomical structure, function, and their relationship to clinical practice, making ideal for today's dental students.
Martin Atkinson is Professor of Dental Anatomy Education at Sheffield where he has been responsible for the design and delivery of the first Bachelor of Dental Surgery course with special emphasis on dental and oral anatomy. During his career, Martin has acquired considerable experience and expertise in both undergraduate and postgrad...
Title:Anatomy for Dental StudentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0 inPublished:April 5, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199234469

ISBN - 13:9780199234462

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Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction and developmental anatomy1. The study of anatomy2. The locomotor system3. The nervous system4. The circulatory system5. The respitory system6. The gastrointestinal system7. Skin and fascia8. Embryonic development - the first few weeksSection II: The thorax9. Surface anatomy of the thorax10. The thoracic wall and diaphragm11. The lower respiratory tract and its role in ventilation12. The heart, pericardium, and mediastinum13. Development of the heart, circulatory, and respiratory systemsSection III: The central nervous system14. Introduction to the central nervous system15. The structure of the central nervous system16. Major sensory and motor systems17. The autonomic nervous system18. The cranial nerves19. Development of the central nervous systemSection IV: Head and neck20. Introduction and surface anatomy21. Embryology of head and neck22. The skull23. The face and superficial tissues of the neck24. The temporomandibular joints, muscles of mastication, and infratemporal and pterygoplatine fossae25. Oral cavity26. Mastication27. The nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses28. The pharynx, soft palate, and larynx29. Swallowing and speech30. The orbit31. Radiological anatomy of the oral cavity32. Embryology of the face, palate, and nose33. Development, growth, and age changes of the skull and jaws

Editorial Reviews

"This is a very practical and comprehensive book for dental anatomy, giving a complete overview of the subject, rather concise in certain difficult area of the subject like neuroanatomy, a good introductory book for dental student which I recommend strongly." --Amazon review