Essentials of Oral Pathology

by Swapan Kumar Purkait

The book “Essentials of Oral Pathology” covers almost all the oral diseases along with its associated diseases. It is divided into twenty-three chapters to explain all aspects of oral diseases. It starts with the developmental anomalies of oral soft tissues including lip, palate, oral mucosa, jawbone, gingivae and tongues. There are different types of benign and malignant neoplasms associated with oral cavity including papilloma, keratoacanthoma and junctional nevus are explained. Oral precancerous lesions and conditions, diseases related to salivary glands, odontogenic neoplasms, cysts of the oral regions, regressive alterations of teeth, bacterial, viral and fungal infections, dental caries and dentin-pulp complex diseases are well explained along with the clinical feature, etiology and available treatment methods. Physical and chemical injuries can occur at oral cavity and the oral manifestations of all injuries are discussed in this book. Oral wounds can be evaluated with the help of different biopsy methods such as incisional biopsy, punch biopsy and cone biopsy. This book covers oral aspects of diseases of bone, temporomandibular joint, nerves and muscles and dermatological disorders. Oral diseases can be classified under various topics and all important classifications are listed in this book.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Purkait Swapan Kumar Career Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, India
Purvanchal Institute of Dental Sciences, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Buddha Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Patna, Bihar, India
ISBN 9789350252147
Speciality Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11412
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 644
Book Type Textbook


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