Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a comprehensive referencefor all trainees and specialists in oral and maxillofacial surgery,oral surgery, and surgical dentistry. This landmark new resourcedraws together current research, practice and developments in thefield, as expressed by world authorities. The book's aim isto cover the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery,incorporating recent technical and biological developments withinthe specialty. It provides a uniquely international andcontemporary approach, reflecting the exciting developments oftechnique and instrumentation within this surgical field, built ontechnical innovation and medical and dental research. Oral andMaxillofacial Surgery coalesces impressively broad and deepcoverage of this surgical specialty into a cohesive and readableresource, identifying commonalities and shedding light oncontroversies through reasoned discussion and balanced presentationof the evidence.
The Editors are joined by over 50 international experts,offering a truly global perspective on the full spectrum of issuesin oral and maxillofacial surgery. The book's coverageextends from basic principles such as patient evaluation, dentalanesthesia, wound healing, infection control, and surgicalinstruments, to coverage of the complex areas of dentoalveolarsurgery, oral pathologic lesions, trauma, implant surgery,dentofacial deformities, temporomandibular joint disorders, andsalivary gland disorders. Where relevant, the book providesseparate coverage of topics where practice differs significantlyfrom region to region, such as general anesthesia.