Oral Medicine Secrets

Oral Medicine Secrets

By Stephen T Sonis, DMD, DMSc, Chief, Div. of Dentistry, Brigham and Women's Hosp., Boston, MA; Assoc. Prof. of Oral Med., and Oral Pathology, Harvard School of Dental Med., Boston, MA; Assoc. Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA; Robert C Fazio, DMD, Asst. Clinical Prof. of Surgery, Yale Univ. School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, Attending Periodontist, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT; Attending Periodontist, Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT; and Leslie Fang, MD, PhD, Assistant in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


SECTION I: Patient Assessment
1:
History, Physical and Laboratory Evaluation
2: Diagnosis of Oral Disease

SECTION II: Evaluation and management of medically compromised patients
3:
Evaluation and management of patients with cardiovascular disease
4: Evaluation and management of the patient at risk for bacterial endocarditis
5: Evaluation and management of the patient with endocrine disease
6: Dental considerations and management during pregnancy
7: Evaluation and management of patients with pulmonary disease
8: Evaluation and management of patients with gastrointestinal disease
9: Evaluation and management of the patient with hematologic disease
10: Dental considerations and management in patients receiving cancer chemotherapy
11: Evaluation and management of patients with joint disease
12: Evaluation and management of patients with renal dysfunction
13: Oral manifestations of HIV infection and dental management of infected patients
14: Evaluation and management of patients with neurologic diseases
15: Evaluation and management of the patient with psychiatric disease

SECTION III: Diagnosis and treatment of oral disease
16:
Evaluation and management of oral mucosal diseases
17: Oral cancer detection and management
18: Diseases of the salivary glands
19: Evaluation and management of oral infections
20: Evaluation and management of orofacial pain disorders
21: Pharmacology of drugs used in dentistry