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Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (Neville, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology) [Kindle Edition]

Angela C. Chi , Douglas D. Damm , Brad W. Neville , Carl M. Allen , Jerry Bouquot
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  • Print ISBN-10: 1416034358
  • Print ISBN-13: 978-1416034353
  • Edition: 3
  • Length: 984 pages
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Be prepared to diagnose and manage any condition you encounter in your practice! This bestselling reference gives you direct access to a complete range of full-color clinical images and patient radiographs that illustrate the differentiating characteristics of lesions in the oral and maxillofacial region. Significantly revised and updated content throughout this edition brings you the latest information on the etiology, clinical features, histopathology, treatment, and prognosis of each disease entity, as well as cutting-edge topics such as bisphosphonate osteonecrosis, the oral complications associated with methamphetamine abuse, solitary fibrous tumors, gene mutation, and plasminogen deficiency.
  • Over 1,300 clinical photos and radiographs, most in full color, facilitate identification and classification of lesions.
  • Current concepts of pathogenesis and disease management help you understand the diseases that affect the oral and maxillofacial structures, formulate an accurate diagnosis, and institute proper treatment.
  • Each chapter is logically organized by body system or disease group, enabling you to easily identify a specific condition.
  • A comprehensive appendix of differential diagnosis among oral and maxillofacial disease processes helps you rule out invalid diagnoses.
  • The bibliography divided by topic presented at the end of each chapter enables you to pursue supplemental literature.
  • Highly accomplished authors and contributors with a broad range of clinical and classroom teaching experience provide well-balanced coverage of the entire subject.
  • Chapter outlines at the beginning of each chapter allow immediate access to specific topics.
  • Over 200 new illustrations have been added to this popular, visual reference.
  • A new section on bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis thoroughly explores and illustrates this recently identified complication resulting from medications used to prevent bone loss in patients with multiple myeloma, metastatic tumors, and osteoporosis.
  • A new section about the oral complications of methamphetamine abuse details characteristic oral manifestations such as “meth mouth caries” and factitial injuries.
  • Expanded coverage of oral piercings, intraoral tattoos, and other body modifications includes unusual entities such as tongue splitting and charm needles.
  • A new section on transient lingual papillitis sheds light on this common cause of transitory tongue irritation.
  • A new section on solitary fibrous tumors familiarizes you with this popular designation for certain benign fibrous neoplasms.
  • A new section on hypoplasminogenemia (ligneous conjunctivitis), or plasminogen deficiency, includes images from a patient case that illustrate the characteristic gingival lesions associated with this rare but fascinating systemic condition.
  • A new section on hereditary mucoepithelial dysplasia describes the characteristic oral manifestations that can lead you to accurately diagnose this condition, potentially preventing a woman with this disorder from having cytologically unusual cells misdiagnosed as carcinoma on her cervical PAP smears.
  • A new section discusses the clinical and microscopic features of chronic ulcerative stomatitis, an immune-mediated condition of the oral mucosa that presents with erosive lesions and is often mistaken for lichen planus.
  • The chapter on Forensic Dentistry has been thoroughly revised and updated by leading forensic odontology author, Dr. Edward Herschaft, to include the latest information on this fascinating topic.
  • Several chapters have been updated to include the most current knowledge of specific gene mutations associated with hereditary oral disorders.


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  • File Size: 93702 KB
  • Print Length: 984 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: Saunders; 3 edition (June 11, 2008)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003WUYEAC
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #276,978 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Ordered Kindle Version September 28, 2011
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The book is great, I am not going to lie. It has a lot of information and offers a great Ddx page in the index that can help out any dentist. The book is clear in its definitions of the diseases, treatment and what to look for radiographically, histologically and clinically. I give it two stars because the publisher doesn't have the kindle version edited to be in page number form like some other kindle books do. This is necessary for a book of this type in order to flip back and forth from index to disease. Please, this is an electronic copy, I should be able to click on the chapters, click on the disease and have it take me straight there. I shouldn't have to hunt it down. And don't bother searching for the terms. It will link you even to the reference pages and you will have to hunt down search by search to get what you want. Stick with the paper copy. And what is the purpose of zooming in on the photo if it just blurs it anyway? Lazy, lazy kindle transfer.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Good when there are few options March 11, 2013
By Joyce
Format:Hardcover
The sad part is, there just aren't any other books to compete with this one, so it is considered great but really because there is nothing to compare it to. I think it's actually a pretty frustrating book focused very much on histology and not much on clinical use for the practicing dentist. I constantly have to look up further information online because I just don't think it does an adequate job of explaining relevant information. The index in the back for quick reference to oral pathology is a great idea but I think lacking in substance. It would be nice if this section did a better job of listing descriptions about lesions as a quick reference.

I've just noticed that I get very frustrated with this book, maybe it has to do with it being associated with dental school- but I just feel like when I'm trying to research a disease I'd rather look online. And the index seems to be lacking common oral findings so it sends me down the wrong path, when I see something clinically in a patient.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
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"Neville and Damm", as it is affectionately called, is one the best (if not the best) all around textbook in oral pathology available. This latest edition contains numerous updates in this ever expanding field and is probably owned by every oral pathologist, as well as many MD/DO pathologists, and is included in many dental school oral pathology curricula. Although oral pathologists typically study and source more advanced texts for certain complicated cases, they always have this handy. I would recommend this textbook to dental students, dental residents, any residents of pathology, and any clinicians typically dealing with oral and maxillofacial disease. The collection of clinical pictures, recommended treatments, and the differential diagnoses in the appendix, combined with the detailed writings contained therein, make this an excellent textbook.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great reference! March 10, 2013
By Jdent
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Book is a great resource for both dentists and dental students. It is full of great pictures of the diseases and in-depth explanations of each. Highly recommend!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent resource April 5, 2013
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Excellent resource book for the practitioner at any level. Well organized. Excellent quality photographs. Easy to use. Recommend without reservation.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book! February 4, 2013
By Zelle
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Love this book, came in perfect condition. Information is very well organized, and pictures are helpful for clinical presentation and histology.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A very helpful reference April 12, 2012
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In dental school there are books you buy to pass the class, and books you plan on using after you graduate. I have a feeling this book will end up serving both purposes. I've spent a fair amount of time reading this text for the several path courses we've taken so far, and I am glad I will have this reference when I am practicing.

This seems like a very comprehensive path book. It has excellent clinical photos, although it would always be nice to see a couple more pictures in path books to see other presentations of a lesion. The text is well written and informative.

I have no experience with other pathology books, but this book is comprehensive enough that I don't anticipate a need to. I'd recommend this book to students and clinicians. Hope this review was helpful. Let me know if you have any questions.
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I have the 1995 version of Neville, Damm, Allen & Bouquot - a great resource.
After chatting with Carl Allen and having him as a CE presenter for a week several years ago, opened my eyes to a lot of oral path that was obscure or unknown to me.
This digital version is handy and supremely up to date with great COLOR photos.
I believe that there will be a new version out next year and frankly, I am looking forward to updating my current digital version when it is available.
Thanks to the authors and their publishers for a clinical reference that helps me to help my patients.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars This book said it was brand new but when I ...
This book said it was brand new but when I received it, the binding on the book was bent and the edges where the covers meet the binding were torn.
Published 3 months ago by Mauri
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
lots of illustration to help narrates the points. Can be dense but information is valuable.
Published 4 months ago by Thu Le
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
excellent...
Published 6 months ago by Hugo Martinez
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I had this kindle version and i really regret purchasing it. The way they design it is not helpful at all. Read more
Published 7 months ago by Afaf alsulaiman
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great quality and arrived in a timely manner.
Published 7 months ago by Kala Kane
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice photos to show patients
I use this frequently as an Oral surgeon. Nice photos to show patients.
Published 8 months ago by Eric Ruckert
5.0 out of 5 stars beautiful book
Book with amazing complete pictures and explanation. A must have for every dentist. Students can not be without this publication.
Published 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Oral Pathology
Accurate description and prompt delivery of item. A really well written text with lots of illustration of oral pathology entities; a great reference for the general dentist.
Published 12 months ago by Jack Legrone
5.0 out of 5 stars As indicated.
Using this book for dental school. Everything arrived on time and was as indicated in the description. I am happy with it.
Published 13 months ago by Blair White
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent For Study and Clinic
Excellent Oral Path text - I've used it both to study for my dental school classes and as reference with patients. Very well written and easy to read.
Published 13 months ago by Audrey
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