Anatomy of Orofacial Structures
Anatomy of Orofacial Structures,
Edition 8 A Comprehensive Approach
By Richard W Brand, BS, DDS, and Donald E Isselhard, BS, DDS, FAGD, MAGD

Publication Date: 07 Feb 2018

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Anatomy of Orofacial Structures: A Comprehensive Approach, 8th Edition, gives you a clear understanding of oral histology and embryology, dental anatomy, and head and neck anatomy – all in a single resource. With new clinical content, a new chapter on the anatomy of local anesthesia, and an outstanding new full-color art program, this new edition is perfect for anyone studying to be a Dental Assistant or a Dental Hygienist. In addition, it offers the benefits of a combined text and student workbook, with review questions and unit tests, as well as detachable flashcards for on-the-go study – making this one product a complete learning package.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of all areas of dental sciences includes oral histology and embryology, dental anatomy, and head and neck anatomy.
  • Updated, detailed anatomical illustrations support the material, including labeled line drawings, radiographs, and clinical photographs.
  • Text/Workbook format includes a perforated workbook section with chapter-by-chapter questions.
  • Removable flashcards feature an image of a tooth on one side and that tooth’s identifying/important information on the other side, providing an easy and effective study tool.

New Features

  • NEW! Chapter on the anatomy of local anesthesia details application techniques.
  • NEW! Updated clinical content throughout focuses on evidence-based practice.
  • NEW! Full-color program features modern illustrations, histographs, micrographs, and clinical images.
  • NEW! Updated test bank with cognitive question leveling and mapping to Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) exam and National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) blueprints.
About the author
By Richard W Brand, BS, DDS, Professor Emeritus, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO and Donald E Isselhard, BS, DDS, FAGD, MAGD
Table of Contents

1.  Oral Cavity

Unit I Test
Unit I Suggested Readings

2. The Tooth Functions
3. Fundamental and Preventative Curvatures
4. Dentition
5. Development, Form, and Eruption
6. Occlusion
7. Dental Anomalies
8. Supporting Structures
9. Clinical Considerations
10. Tooth Identification
11. Root Morphology
12. Incisors
13. Canines
14. Premolars 
15. Molars
16. Deciduous Dentition

 Unit II Test
 Unit II Suggested Readings

17. Basic Tissues
18. Development of Orofacial Complex
19. Dental Lamina and Enamel Organ
20. Enamel, Dentin, and Pulp
21. Root Formation and Attachment Apparatus
22. Eruption and Shedding of Teeth
23. Oral Mucous Membrane
24. The Tongue
25. Histology of the Salivary Glands

Unit III Test
Unit III Suggested Readings

26. Osteology of the Skull
27. Nose, Nasal Cavity, and Paranasal Sinuses
28. Muscles of Mastication, Hyoid Muscles, and Sternocleidomastoid and Trapezius Muscles
29. Temporomandibular Joint
30. Muscles of Facial Expression
31. Soft Palate and Pharynx
32. Arterial Supply and Venous Drainage
33. Salivary Glands
34. Nervous System
35. Lymphatics and Spread of Dental Infection
36. NEW! Anatomical Considerations in Local Anesthesia Administration

Unit IV Test
Unit IV Suggested Readings

Workbook Questions

Book details
ISBN: 9780323480239
Page Count: 486
Illustrations: Approx. 635 illustrations (585 in full color)
Retail Price: £67.99