This book is intendecMo fill the gap in the Oral Surgery literature of a textbook with content and language specifically oriented to the neads of the undergraduate student of dentistry and the general practitioner.
The eleven chapters presented in this book cover all of the basic aspects on which the discipline of Oral Surgery is based. Each topic is approached in a simple, direct and up to date manner, with a special emphasis on the basic techniques of the specialty. The book includes hundreds of tables, high-resolution color photographs and illustrations to facilitate a deeper understanding of each of the themes presented. In addition, the visual layout of the beok has been specifically designed to foster a quick and robust grasp of the concepts at hand.
Oral Surgery for Undergraduates and General Practitioners includes detailed and timely information on the most important aspects of Oral Surgery: Preoperative Considerations, Management of Medical Emergencies, Principles of Surgery, [ocal Anesthesia, Exodontia, Complications of Exodontia, Management of Unerupted Teeth, Oral and Maxillofacial Infections of Odontogenic Origin, Pre-Prosthetic Surgery and Basic Techniques of Implantology, Dentoalveolar Trauma and Pediatric Oral Surgery.
We hope that the content of thi book will be of great benefit to both undergraduate students and our colleagues, who although not specialists must continue to keep abreast of developments in the discipline and update their b sic knowledqe on Oral Surgery with a modern vision of the specialty.