Dental Diseases: Differential Diagnosis

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Jaypee Brothers Publishers, Nov 1, 2008 - Medical - 514 pages
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It is a book of the art and science of distinguishing one disease from another. Knowledge of the differential diagnosis expedites the process of reading a correct diagnosis thus avoiding lot of suffering to the patient. In order to save a tooth from extraction the practitioner should be able to assess, diagnose the disease and treat accordingly. To differentiate two similar dental diseases one needs to know the pros and cons of the specific diseases which will help the students and clinicians. A valuable resource book for students, practitioners and residents.
  

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Contents

DENTAL DISEASES
1
Morphology of Primary Dentition
3
Developmental Disturbances of Teeth
43
Pain
59
Pulp
79
Dental Caries
118
Dental Stains and Discolorations
161
Gingival Enlargement and its Management
180
Chronic Orofacial Nerve Pain
346
Fever
349
Cheilitis
357
Vitamins and Oral Lesions
360
Oral Manifestations of Bleeding Disorders
375
Anatomic Periapical Radiolucencies
405
Brown Lesions on Lips
412
Diffuse Facial Swelling
418

Halitosis
201
Oral Ulcers
216
Radiolucencies of Jaw
227
Diseases of Jaw
246
Diseases of Salivary Glands
251
Disorders of Taste
268
Diseases of Tongue
271
Diseases of Paranasal Sinuses
282
Endocrine Disorders affecting Oral Cavity
289
White and Red Lesions
300
Benign Neoplasm of Oral Cavity
317
Malignant Neoplasm of Epithelial Tissue
322
Sequel of Radiation on Oral Tissues
343
Dry Mouth
421
LabialBuccal Mucosa and Vestibular Lesions
434
Lesions of Hard Dental Tissues
440
Malignant Tumor of Jaw
447
Oral Bleeding
453
DIFFERENTIATING TABLES
459
Gingiva
472
Systemic Manifestation
478
Maxillary First Second and Third Molars
484
Sequence of Tooth Eruption
490
Facial Signs Suggestive of Diseases
496
Index
503
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