Anatomy for Dental Students

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OUP Oxford, Mar 14, 2013 - Medical - 367 pages
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Anatomy for Dental Students, Fourth Edition, demonstrates and explains all the anatomy needed for a modern dentistry undergraduate course. This text covers developmental anatomy, the thorax, the central nervous system, and the head and neck with an emphasis on the practical application of anatomical knowledge. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated in line with contemporary teaching and dental practice. Over 300 new full colour diagrams map all the anatomical regions that dental students need to know, while the lively and accessible text guides the reader's learning. Throughout Clinical Application Boxes demonstrate how the form and function of anatomy have consequences for clinical practice. Side-lines boxes contain additional descriptions for key anatomical structures. This text is supported by an Online Resource Centre with multiple choice questions, drag and drop figure exercises, and links to key resources to help readers to consolidate and extend their knowledge of anatomy. Anatomy for Dental Students brings together anatomical structure, function, and their relationship to clinical practice, making ideal for today's dental students.
 

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Contents

Section 2 The thorax
63
Section 3 The central nervous system
107
Section 4 Head and neck
187
Glossary
349
Index
353
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Martin Atkinson is Professor of Dental Anatomy Education at Sheffield where he has been responsible for the design and delivery of the first Bachelor of Dental Surgery course with special emphasis on dental and oral anatomy. During his career, Martin has acquired considerable experience and expertise in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and assessment. Martin has authored and contributed to several dentistry and anatomy textbooks and multimedia learning packages.

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