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Illustrated anatomy of the head and neck

"Now in full color, this outstanding reference is designed to meet all the needs of today's dental professional! It provides complete coverage of head and neck anatomy, as well as in-depth discussions on the anatomy of the temporomandibular joint, the spread of dental infection, and the anatomical basis of local anesthesia for pain control."--Jacket
Print Book, English, ©2007
Saunders Elsevier, St. Louis, Mo., ©2007
Programmed Instruction
x, 341 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
9781416034032, 141603403X
1. Introduction to Head and Neck Anatomy * Clinical Applications* Anatomical Nomenclature* Normal Anatomical Variation 2. Surface Anatomy * Surface Anatomy* Regions of the Head* Regions of the Neck 3. Skeletal System * Overview of the Skeletal System* Bones of the Head and Neck* Abnormalities of Bone 4. Muscular System * Overview of the Muscular System* Muscles of the Head and Neck 5. Temporomandibular Joint * Anatomy of the Temporomandibular Joint* Jaw Movements with Muscle Relationships* Disorders of the Joint 6. Vascular System * Overview of the Vascular System* Arterial Blood Supply to the Head and Neck* Venous Drainage of the Head and Neck* Vascular Lesions 7. Glandular Tissue * Overview of the Glandular Tissue* Lacrimal Glands* Salivary Glands* Thyroid Gland* Parathyroid Glands* Thymus Gland 8. Nervous System * Overview of the Nervous System* Nerves to the Oral Cavity and Associated Structures* Nerve Lesions of the Head and Neck 9. Anatomy of Local Anesthesia * Overview of Anatomical Considerations for Local Anesthesia* Maxillary Nerve Anesthesia* Mandibular Nerve Anesthesia 10. Lymphatic System * Overview of the Lymphatic System* Lymph Nodes of the Head and Neck* Tonsils* Lymphadenopathy* Metastasis and Cancer 11. Fascia and Spaces * Overview of the Fascia* Spaces of the Head and Neck 12. Spread of Dental Infection * Infectious Process* Dental Infections* Spread of Dental Infections* Prevention of the Spread of Dental Infections Appendix A: Bibliography Appendix B: Extraoral and Intraoral Clinical Assessment Glossary of Key Terms and Anatomical Terms View accompanying student resources (free registration needed)