Essential Clinical Oral Biology is an accessible guide to oral biology, introducing the scientific knowledge necessary to succeed in clinical practice. * Student-friendly layout with clinical photographs throughout * Each chapter has clearly defined key topics and learning objectives * Covers the essentials: what you need to know and why * Companion website featuring interactive MCQs, teaching presentations and downloadable images
Stephen Creanor is Clinical Professor of Oral Sciences at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Plymouth, UK. Stephen has extensive experience of teaching the scientific basis of clinical dentistry and has published widely on the subject. As well as regularly undertaking basic science and oral biology teaching, Stephen is also an active clinician.
Contributors, xxx Preface, xxx About the companion website, xxx 1 An Introduction to the Human Dentition Stephen Creanor 2 Oral Embryology Stuart McDonald 3 Tooth Development Stephen Creanor and Kamran Ali 4 Enamel Paul Anderson and Stephen Creanor 5 The Dentine-Pulp Complex Stephen Creanor, Christopher Tredwin and Taher Elgalaid 6 Cementum Stephen Creanor 7 Alveolar Bone Stephen Creanor and Kamran Ali 8 The Periodontal Ligament (PDL) Vehid Salih and Svetislav Zaric 9 Oral Mucosa Kamran Ali 10 The Gingiva Ewen McColl and Stephen Creanor 11 Tooth eruption and development of the occlusion Declan Millett and Stephen Creanor 12 The Salivary Glands Stephen Creanor and Kamran Ali 13 Saliva Stephen Creanor and Kamran Ali 14 Maxillary Sinus Stuart McDonald, Stephen Creanor and Kamran Ali 15 The Temporomandibular Joint Stuart McDonald and Stephen Creanor 16 The Tongue Stuart McDonald and Stephen Creanor 17 Lymph Nodes of the Head and Neck and the Tonsils Stuart McDonald 18 Dental Plaque and Calculus Louise Belfield 19 Dental Caries the Biological Basis Stephen Creanor 20 Introduction to Periodontal Disease Gerry Linden and Lewis Winning Index, xxx