Essential Physiology for Dental Students offers comprehensive information on human physiology, tailored to the needs of students of dentistry. This new addition to the Dentistry Essentials series helps students gain a deeper understanding of how physiological concepts apply to clinical dental practice. Each chapter outlines an organ system in sufficient detail whilst emphasizing its relevance to clinical dentistry. Written in a student-friendly style, it contextualizes how normal and altered physiology affects dental care and highlights the implications of dental interventions on the body's functioning.
Essential Physiology for Dental Students provides readers with complete coverage of: cell physiology; nerve and muscle physiology; the cardiovascular system; the respiratory system; the gastro-intestinal system; the renal system; haematology; endocrinology including the regulation of blood glucose and blood calcium; and the central nervous system.
Covers each system in detail, while emphasizing the relevance to dental students
Presented using a reader-friendly layout with illustrations and clinical photographs throughout
Features interactive MCQs and EMQs and downloadable images on a companion website
Essential Physiology for Dental Students is an excellent resource for undergraduate dentistry students, dental hygiene and therapy students, and dental nursing students. It also greatly benefits newly qualified dentists preparing for postgraduate examinations such as MFDS, LDS, ORE, and also the US National Boards.
About the Editors Kamran Ali, PhD, MMEd, BDS (Hons), FDSRCS (Eng), FCPS (Pak), FFDRCSI (Ire), FFDTEd, FDSRCPS (Glasg), PFHEA, is an Associate Professor and Consultant in Oral Surgery at the Peninsula Dental School University of Plymouth, UK. Elizabeth Prabhakar, PhD, FHEA, CBiol, is a Senior Lecturer in Medical Sciences at the BARTS and the London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, Malta and a former Lecturer in Physiology, Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Plymouth, UK.