Illustrated dental embryology, histology, and anatomy
/ Margaret J. Fehrenbach. 4th ed, Maryland Heights, Missouri: Elsevier Saunders, 2015.
Featuring a full-color review of dental structures, the 4th Edition provides a complete look at the development, cellular makeup, and morphology of the teeth and associated structures. A clear, reader-friendly writing style makes it easy to understand both basic science and clinical applications, putting the material into the context of everyday dental practice.
New to this edition are updates on caries risk, safe levels of fluoride use, and prevention of periodontal disease. The authors provide an essential background in oral biology for dental hygiene and dental assisting students, including excellent preparation for board exams. Updated coverage includes the newest evidence-based information on orofacial embryology, especially enamel formation; orofacial histology including fibroblasts, microplicae, keratin, collagen proteins, aging, repair, 3-D tissue engineering, mucoperiosteum, dental pulp stem cells, and platelet-rich plasma; root anatomy; and the latest guidelines on dental biofilm, fluoride use, smile design, periodontal procedures, endoscopy, saliva testing, enamel remineralization, periimplant disease, myofunctional therapy, and orthodontic therapy intervention.