Textbook of General and Oral Surgery


A textbook for dental students covering firstly those areas of general surgery with which a dental student needs to be familiar and secondly oral surgery, emphasising the overlap between the two areas.

Key Features

Covers both general and oral surgery, giving the reader an integrated understanding of both subjects in one book.
Discusses the basic principles of surgery at a level appropriate for future dentists.
Provides information on general topics including wound healing and sepsis that is essential for all dentists.
Gives an understanding of those specialist areas of surgery which have particular relevance to dentistry — including maxillofacial trauma, orthognathic surgery, and management of cleft palate.
Includes comprehensive coverage of oral surgery.
Covers anesthesia and sedation techniques.
Offers clear line diagrams throughout.

Author Information

By David Wray, MD, BDS, MB, ChB, FDSRCPS, FDSRCS(Edin), Professor of Oral Medicine, University of Glasgow, Honorary Consultant in Oral Medicine, North Glasgow University Hospitals, NHS Trust, Glasgow, UK; David Stenhouse, DDS, BDS, FDS, RCPS, Senior Lecturer in Oral Surgery, University of Glasgow, UK; David Lee, BSc, MB, ChB, FRCS(Ed), Consultant General and Endocrine Surgeon, West Lothian and Lothian University Hospitals, NHS Trust, UK and Andrew J. E. Clark, BSc(Hons), MB, ChB, MRCS(Ed), Clinical Research Fellow, MRC Human Genetics Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK

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