This textbook is a comprehensive guide to dental anatomy, physiology and occlusion (alignment), for postgraduate dental students.
Beginning with an introduction to anatomy and tooth development, the following chapters provide in depth discussion on deciduous and permanent dentition, morphology of teeth, and occlusion. The final section is dedicated to tooth carving, providing step by step methodology.
Each chapter includes multiple choice questions and answers to help students prepare for exams, and features numerous high quality photographs and diagrams with descriptions.
Two interactive DVDs are included, demonstrating tooth carving procedures for different teeth, and providing more multiple choice questions for self assessment.
Comprehensive guide to dental anatomy, physiology and occlusion for postgraduate students
Complete section dedicated to tooth carving
Multiple choice questions in each chapter
Includes DVDs demonstrating tooth carving procedures
Rashmi GS (Phulari) BDS MDS (Oral Path) Reader, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Manubhai Patel Dental College, Hospital and Oral Research Institute, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Section 1: Introduction and Nomenclature Introduction and Dental Anatomy Tooth Notation Systems Section 2: Development of Tooth and Form And Function Development and Chronology of Teeth Form and Function of Orofacial Complex Section 3: Deciduous Dentition Deciduous Dentition Differences between Deciduous and Permanent Dentition Section 4: Permanent Dentition Permanent Maxillary Incisors: Central and Lateral Permanent Mandibular Incisors: Central and Lateral Permanent Canines: Maxillary and Mandibular Permanent Maxillary Premolars Permanent Mandibular Premolars Permanent Maxillary Molars Permanent Mandibular Molars Pulp Morphology Section 5: Class, Arch and Type Traits of Teeth Class, Arch and Type Traits of Incisor Teeth Class, Arch Traits of Canine Teeth Class, Arch and Type Traits of Premolar Teeth Class, Arch and Type Traits of Molar Teeth Section 6: Dento-Osseous Structures, TMJ Dento-Osseous Structures; Blood Supply, Lymphatics and Innervation of Teeth Temperomandibular Joint; Muscles of Mastication Section 7: Occlusion Occlusion Section 8: Evolution of Teeth, Comparative Dental Anatomy, Forensics and Dental Anthropology Evolution of Teeth, Comparative Dental Anatomy and Forensic Odontology Dental Anthropology Section 9: Tooth Carving Teeth Carving DVD Contents Tooth Carving Demonstration Carving procedure of permanent maxillary right central incisor Carving procedure of permanent maxillary right canine Carving procedure of permanent maxillary right first premolar Carving procedure of permanent mandibular right first premolar Carving procedure of permanent mandibular right second premolar Carving procedure of permanent maxillary right first molar Carving procedure of permanent mandibular right first molar Multiple Choice Questions with Answers for Self-assessment