James R. Hupp, Myron R. Tucker, Edward Ellis
Mosby; 6th edition
You will improve your skills in diagnosis, evaluation, and patient management with the help of Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 6th Edition (PDF), which is a comprehensive guide to the procedures involved in oral surgery. An overview of more advanced surgical procedures includes guidelines on when to refer patients to specialists and how to provide supportive postoperative care. The book contains photographs and drawings in full color that demonstrate how to perform basic surgical techniques. In addition, the most recent developments in instrumentation, dental implants, and contemporary technology are included in this most recent sixth edition. This ebook is an invaluable resource for any dental student or office because it was written by three renowned OMS educators: Myron R. Tucker, James R. Hupp, and Edward Ellis III.
- You are able to provide better care for your patients by using UPDATED content on recently developed tools, implants, and technological advancements.
- UPDATED In the chapter titled “Surgical Reconstruction of Defects of the Jaws,” you’ll find some brand new information on Bone Morphogenetic Proteins (BMPs).
- The chapter on the Management of Medical Emergencies guides you through the process of preparing for, preventing, and managing the most common medical emergencies that can arise in a dental office.
- The Complex Exodontia chapter explains the procedures for surgical tooth extraction. These procedures include open extraction of single- and multi-rooted teeth, multiple extractions, and concomitant alveoloplasty. Additionally, the principles of flap design, development, management, and suturing are covered in this section.
- The Management of Facial Fractures chapter explains the fundamental principles that should be followed when evaluating and treating a patient who has suffered facial trauma.
- To assist you in avoiding the injuries and illnesses that can arise from improper sterilizing and disinfecting, the Infection Control chapter provides information on how to effectively clean and sterilize an office environment, as well as armamentarium, working surfaces, and personnel.
- Appendices provide easy access to a variety of resources, including up-to-date price lists for important instruments, suggestions for maintaining office records, examples of prescriptions and consent forms, sample drug schedules, and more.
- The UPDATED Facial Cosmetic Surgery chapter is organized by nonsurgical and surgical procedures; it covers common procedures such as blepharoplasty, dermal fillers, and botox; browlift and forehead procedures; facial resurfacing; rhinoplasty; and rhytidectomy.
- The UPDATED Medicolegal Considerations chapter discusses the concepts of liability, risk management, methods of risk reduction, and actions that ought to be taken in the event that a malpractice suit is filed against a dentist or an employee of a dentist.
- The chapter on the UPDATE Correction of Dentofacial Deformities has been updated with new information on conventional treatment planning, image prediction, and 3D virtual computerized surgical planning.
- The information on UPDATED Implant Treatment is separated into two brand new chapters: the first of these focuses on fundamental procedures and ideas for clinical settings in which adequate bone and soft tissue exist, and implants can be placed into a well-healed area of bone; the second of these focuses on more complex concepts and cases that require immediate implant placement, as well as cases in which soft tissue and bone augmentation may be required.