The ADA Practical Guide to Soft Tissue Oral Disease is the perfect tool to aid in identifying, diagnosing and treating soft tissue oral disease in everyday clinical practice. Focusing on the clinical aspects of management required by the general dental team, this book expertly guides readers through screening examinations, description and documentation, differential diagnosis, and guidelines for observation and referral.
Ideal as a clinical handbook or review guide, The ADA Practical Guide to Soft Tissue Oral Disease is replete with color photos, case studies and discussion, and synopses of best current treatments based on up-to-date literature. Section 1 includes basic information of how to most effectively and efficiently perform a complete and thorough head and neck soft tissue screening examination. Section 2 presents an overview of the top 40 oral soft tissue lesions, as well as several less common but life-threatening conditions such as oral cancer and infections. Section 3 is composed of a series of brief patient clinical scenarios with diagnostic exercises for self-test and evaluation by providing discussion of the correct diagnosis and distractors.
The ADA Practical Guide to Soft Tissue Oral Disease, Second Edition is a fully updated new edition of this popular guide to oral and maxillofacial diseases likely to be encountered in general or specialist dental practices.
Easy-to-use, updated resource with brief synopses for everyday clinical reference
Includes self-testing clinicopathologic exercises to help readers further their skills and gain confidence in their knowledge
Focuses on decision making, from communicating diagnoses to developing and discussing treatment plans
Presents clinically oriented information on the most important aspects of common oral and maxillofacial diseases
Features detailed color illustrations, treatment algorithms, differential diagnosis, and case examples with discussion