Compiled by Pete Folly, Library Manager

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Edited by Ramesh Balasubramaniam, Sue-Ching Yeoh, Tami Yap, and S. R. Prabhu

2024; Springer

411 pages

eISBN 9783031367977

Oral Medicine - A Clinical Guide serves as a quick reference and study aid for healthcare practitioners at all stages of training and clinical practice. Illustrated throughout, the book is written clearly with an emphasis on presenting practical information in a straightforward manner.

This guide covers a range of topics within the specialty of Oral Medicine, which is dedicated to the diagnosis, prevention, and predominantly nonsurgical management of medically related disorders and conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial region. The book places an emphasis on oral mucosal disease, orofacial pain, and the oral health care of medically complex patients. Early chapters focus on key aspects such as history taking, clinical examination, and diagnostic tests. Subsequent chapters delve into orofacial diseases and disorders, encompassing mucosal, salivary gland, and relevant jawbone pathology, along with the oral manifestations of systemic diseases. The book also provides coverage of orofacial pain, temporomandibular disorders, and the emerging field of dental sleep medicine.

Each chapter stands alone as a comprehensive topic, with cross-referencing to related chapters for further exploration. Additionally, to facilitate access to more in-depth information, each chapter includes a reading list for reference.

In summary, Oral Medicine - A Clinical Guide offers a thorough overview of the specialty, presenting essential information in a clear and accessible format. Whether used as a quick reference or a study aid, this handbook is an invaluable resource for students and clinicians seeking to enhance their understanding and management of oral health conditions.