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Dental Pathology

A Practical Introduction

Slootweg, Pieter

2nd ed. 2013, XII, 170 p. 137 illus., 114 illus. in color.

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  • Invaluable companion that will assist dentists and oral surgeons in recognizing and diagnosing gross dental abnormalities
  • New, updated edition with more figures and information on diagnostically difficult cases
  • Will help pathologists to increase their diagnostic skills
  • Includes diagnosis of histological alterations due to dental treatment

This new, updated edition of Dental Pathology will assist in the recognition and diagnosis of gross and microscopic dental abnormalities. Topics covered include disturbances in tooth formation, acquired dental diseases, including caries and its sequelae, periodontal disease, and odontogenic cysts and tumours. Practically applicable knowledge is provided on the histology of the changes that are seen in diseases of the dental and periodontal tissues, and attention is also paid to the histological alterations induced by dental treatment. Compared with the first edition, ca. 50% more illustrations are included and more information is provided on diagnostically difficult cases. This work will be an invaluable companion for dental practitioners who need to make diagnoses in such cases and will also be of value for surgical pathologists, clinical geneticists, and oral and maxillofacial surgeons.


Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Ankylosis - Odontogenic Tumours - Periodontal Disease - Tooth Fracture - Tooth Histology

Related subjects » Dentistry - Pathology - Surgery

Table of contents 

Tooth Formation.- Tooth Histology.- Disturbed Form.- Disturbed Tissue structure.- Alterations after Tooth Eruption.- Eruption, Ankylosis, Hallerman Streiff.- Disorders of the Pulp: Denticles internal Resorption, Pulpitis, Periapical Disease, Pulp Polyp.- Periodontal Disease: Gingivitis, Periontitis, Osseous Dysplasia.- Odontogenic Cysts.- Odontogenic.- Hyperplastic follicle.- Syndrome related Changes in Tooth Number, Tooth Form and Eruption.

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Distribution rights In India: Ahuja Book Company, New Delhi, India

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