An introduction to the core principles of dentistry and maxillofacial surgery that every doctor should be aware of, this is a compilation of notes for medical students. Topics covered include:
Basics in therapy of dental caries, materials, prevention in deciduous and permanent teeth.
Anomalies in number, structure of teeth.
Differences between child and adult dental care.
Complication of dental caries, endodontics, extraction.
Benign and malignant tumours of the mouth.
Salivary gland diseases.
Oral manifestation of systemic diseases, infectious and noninfectious diseases of the mouth.
Basics of periodontology.
Injuries of teeth and jaws-therapy.
Prosthetics principles of treatment planning.
Orthodontic removable and fixed appliances.