Using the popular question and answer format of The Secrets Series, this helpful mini reference offers practical tips, answers, and secrets from experts specializing in various areas of oral medicine. The evaluation, management, diagnosis, and treatment of various oral diseases arecovered. Topics include cardiovascular disease, bacterial endocarditis, endocrine disease, pregnancy, pulmonary disease, gastrointestinal disease, neurologic disease, diseases of the salivary glands and much more.
Chapters on oral cancer detection and management as well as the pharmacology of drugs used in dentistry are also included.
By Stephen T Sonis, DMD, DMSc, Chief, Div. of Dentistry, Brigham and Women's Hosp., Boston, MA; Assoc. Prof. of Oral Med., and Oral Pathology, Harvard School of Dental Med., Boston, MA; Assoc. Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA; Robert C Fazio, DMD, Asst. Clinical Prof. of Surgery, Yale Univ. School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, Attending Periodontist, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT; Attending Periodontist, Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT; and Leslie Fang, MD, PhD, Assistant in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA