Oxford Handbook Of Applied Dental Sciences

Paperback | February 15, 2003

EditorCrispian Scully, CBE, Crispian Scully Cbe

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The Oxford Handbook of Applied Dental Sciences covers the medical sciences for the preclinical dental student in a concise and easily accessible format. An international team of experts in dental education and research provide information on the applied basic sciences to ensure a soundunderstanding of why the medical sciences are relevant to clinical dental practice. Anatomy and development, pain and behavioural sciences, biochemistry, genomics, immunology, microbiology, pathology, and physiology are all covered. Emphasis is placed on advances in the sciences, the changedcontent of subjects, and the relevance to dental clinical practice, ensuring that this Handbook will provide all the information necessary for a comprehensive understanding of the subject.

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The Oxford Handbook of Applied Dental Sciences covers the medical sciences for the preclinical dental student in a concise and easily accessible format. An international team of experts in dental education and research provide information on the applied basic sciences to ensure a soundunderstanding of why the medical sciences are rele...

Crispian Scully is secretary of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and the International Academy of Oral Oncology; member of the International Committee of the American Academy for Oral Medicine and past-president of the European and British Associations of Oral Medicine. He is co-director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for o...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:672 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.9 inPublished:February 15, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198510969

ISBN - 13:9780198510963

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Table of Contents

Part I: Development and Anatomy1. Craniofacial development2. General anatomy3. Anatomy of the head and neck4. Oral anatomy: the oral cavity, salivary glands, and the temporomandibular joint5. The neck6. Teeth7. Odontogenesis8. Tooth eruptionPart II: Physiology9. Cell physiology10. Neurophysiology11. Mastication12. Salivary gland function13. Swallowing14. Digestion and absorption15. Liver16. Kidneys17. Vitamins18. Blood19. Cardiovascular system20. Respiratory system21. Endocrine system22. Bone23. Wound healingPart III: Biochemistry24. Molecular architecture25. Protein expression, analysis and proteomics26. Metabolism27. Cell signalling28. Cells and tissues29. Mineralized tissues30. Teeth31. The periodontal tissues32. The temperomandibular joint33. Saliva and the biochemical aspects of oral homeostasis34. Dental plaguePart IV: Genomics35. Genomics36. Human genetics37. Craniofacial development38. Palate development39. Tooth developmentPart V: General immunology40. General immunology41. Humoral and soluble mediators of the immune response42. Cell-mediated immunity43. Clinical immunologyPart VI: Pathology44. Cell and tissue damage45. Hemodynamic disorders46. Neoplasia47. Genetic and developmental disorders48. Nutritional diseasesPart VII: Microbiology49. Bacteria50. Bacteria and disease51. Major bacteria and the diseases they can cause52. Viruses and viral infections53. Main viral infections54. Fungi and fungal infectionPart VIII: Behavioural sciences and pain55. The dentist-patient relationship56. Personality, mood and psychiatric disorders57. Pain58. Orofacial pain

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`From a review of The Oxford handbook of Dental Patient Care by the same author: ... done in an accessible bullet point format with clear, useful tables and a few choice diagrams... the plentiful substance and its immediately accessible presentation should guarantee its success.'Amir Ketabchi, M.A.D.