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The ADA Practical Guide to Soft Tissue Oral Disease, 2nd Edition

The ADA Practical Guide to Soft Tissue Oral Disease, 2nd Edition

Michael A. Kahn, J. Michael Hall

ISBN: 978-1-119-43730-7 April 2018 Wiley-Blackwell 280 Pages




The ADA Practical Guide to Soft Tissue Oral Disease, Second Edition is a fully updated new edition of this popular guide to oral and maxillofacial diseases likely to be encountered in general or specialist dental practices.
  • Easy-to-use, updated resource with brief synopses for everyday clinical reference
  • Includes self-testing clinicopathologic exercises to help readers further their skills and gain confidence in their knowledge
  • Focuses on decision making, from communicating diagnoses to developing and discussing treatment plans
  • Presents clinically oriented information on the most important aspects of common oral and maxillofacial diseases
  • Features detailed color illustrations, treatment algorithms, differential diagnosis, and case examples with discussion

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Preface to the Second Edition

Preface to the First Edition Acknowledgments vii

Section I Detection and Documentation 1

1.  The Extraoral and Intraoral Soft Tissue Head and Neck Screening Examination 3

2.  Soft Tissue Head and Neck Pathology Description and Documentation 23

Section II Diagnosis and Management 35

3.  Common Oral Soft Tissue Lesions 37

4.  Differential Diagnosis of Common Oral Soft Tissue Lesions 115

5.  Guidelines for Observation and/or Referral of Patients’ Lesions 129

6.  The Art and Science of Biopsy and Cytology 137

Section III Clinicopathologic Exercises 147

7.  Sample Patient Histories and Discussion 149

Appendix A: Glossary of Descriptive Terminology

Appendix B: Formulary of Over]the]Counter and Prescription 221

Medications Based on Disease Classification: Common Errors of Prescription Writing 225

Answers to End]of]Chapter Questions 245

Index 259