Get the thorough understanding of head and neck anatomy needed to perform dental examinations and procedures! Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck, 6th Edition provides complete coverage of oral biology and anatomy, with special emphasis on the anatomy of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Chapters are organized by body systems, and include coverage of the administration of local anesthesia and the spread of dental infection. Detailed images and a focus on clinical considerations make it easier to apply concepts to everyday dental practice. Written by noted educators Margaret J. Fehrenbach and Susan W. Herring, this book prepares you for success on certification exams and as a dental professional.
New to this edition
NEW! Evidence-based research covers brain tissue layers and local anesthesia target areas.
NEW! Coverage of the underlying relationship to patient systemic and oral conditions includes topics such as strokes, fractures, serious dental infections, and facial paralysis.
NEW! Imaging techniques are updated with the latest protocols and guidelines.
NEW! Clinical Considerations link more of the content to practical application.
NEW! Easier-to-use pronunciation guide and updated structure mapping are tied to chapter objectives and to the CDA and NBDHE test blueprints.
NEW! Student workbook reinforces learning with a wealth of practice opportunities such as review questions, identification exercises, case studies, and flash cards. Available separately.
Table of Contents:
1. Introduction to Head and Neck Anatomy
2. Surface Anatomy
3. Skeletal Anatomy
4. Muscular System
5. Temporomandibular Joint
6. Vascular System
7. Glandular Tissue
8. Nervous System
9. Anatomy of Local Anesthesia
10. Lymphatic System
11. Fascia and Spaces
12. Spread of Infection
Appendix A: Bibliography
Appendix B: Extraoral and Intraoral Clinical Examination Skills
Appendix C: Procedures for the Performance of Extraoral and Intraoral Examinations
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