With comprehensive descriptions of the basic oral surgery procedures performed in the general practitioner’s office, Contemporary and Maxillofacial Surgery, 5th Edition is a valuable reference for any dental office. This book covers the basic concepts of evaluation, diagnosis, and patient management so that you can immediately apply these concepts to practice. Detailed photographs, line drawings and biological and technical explanations accompany the descriptions of basic techniques, and an overview provides you with a general understanding of more advanced techniques.
chapter describes techniques for surgical tooth extraction, including the principles of flap design, development, management, and suturing, as well as open extraction of single- and multi-rooted teeth, multiple extractions, and concomitant alveoloplasty.
Management of Medical Emergencieschapter helps you prepare for, prevent, and manage the most common emergencies that may occur in the dental office setting.
Management of Facial Fractures chapter outlines the fundamental principles for evaluation and treatment of the patient with facial trauma.
Infection Control chapter describes proper cleaning and sterilization of office environment, working surfaces, armamentarium, and personnel to help you prevent the injuries and illnesses that result from improper sterilizing and disinfecting.
Convenient appendices offer quick access to resources such as current price lists for key instruments, office record tips, sample drug schedules, examples of prescriptions, and consent forms.
Full-color design shows soft tissues and surgical procedures in vibrant detail.
Expanded content on implants, new instruments, and the latest technology help you treat your patients more effectively.
An Evolve website includes video clips of basic procedures so you can observe key steps and techniques.
By James R. Hupp, DMD, MD, JD, MBA, FACS, FACD, FICD, Adjunct Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; Myron R. Tucker, DDS, Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA and Edward Ellis, III, DDS, MS, Professor and Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
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