Dental Pathology: A Practical Introduction


Pieter J. Slootweg, MD, DMD, PhD, DO Pathology, Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen, Netherlands

Book Description

An invaluable work that will help dentists and oral surgeons to recognize and diagnose gross dental abnormalities. This book provides practically applicable knowledge on histology and histopathology of the changes that are seen in diseases of the dental and periodontal tissues. It includes the disturbances in tooth formation, acquired dental diseases including caries and its sequelae for the tooth-surrounding tissues, periodontal disease and odontogenic tumours. Also, attention is paid to the histological alterations induced by dental treatment.

Editorial Reviews


From the reviews: “This atlas and instructional text is intended for use by pathologists, dental specialists, and interested students. These are admirable goals … . It is a good introduction as the title implies … . The author is an outstanding, well established expert in this field. … The diagrams and photographs are truly outstanding. The gross photographs of tissue specimens are the best I have seen in any book … . This stands alone in the field as a replacement for extinct texts … .” (Bernard Alan Levy, Doody’s Review Service, February, 2008)

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Springer; 1 edition (September 10, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3540716904
  • ISBN-13: 978-3540716907
  • Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 7 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.4 ounces


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