Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 7th Edition


    One of the most respected dental surgery books in the world, Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 7th Edition helps you develop skills in evaluation, diagnosis, and patient management.

    This comprehensive text on oral surgery procedures features full-color photographs and drawings that show how to perform basic surgical techniques, including an overview of more advanced surgical procedures and the latest developments in dental implants, instrumentation, and current technology. A detailed patient evaluation section includes guidelines on when to refer patients to specialists and how to provide supportive postoperative care. New to this edition is a chapter focusing on anesthesia in greater depth than any of the previous editions. Written by well-known OMS educators James R. Hupp, and Edward Ellis III, and Myron R. Tucker, this book is a valuable reference for dentistry and dental hygiene students alike!

    Key Features

    • UPDATED! Chapter, Contemporary Implant Dentistry,includes new and updated implant surgical techniques and virtual planning.
    • UPDATED! Chapter, Treatment of Complex Implant Cases,features new and updatedcases requiring more complex treatment, including bone augmentation surgery in combination with implants.
    • UPDATED! Coverage of Management of Sinus Disease updated outline of the fundamental principles for evaluation and treatment of the patient with sinus disease, including endoscopic therapy.
    • UPDATED! Coverage of Management of Medication-related Osteonecrosis of the Jawoutlines the fundamental principles for evaluation and treatment of the patient.
    • UPDATED! Facial Cosmetic Surgery chapter is organized by nonsurgical and surgical procedures, covering popular procedures such as dermal fillers, botox, facial resurfacing, browlift and forehead procedures, blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty, and rhytidectomy.
    • UPDATED! Content on implants, new instruments, and the latest technology help you treat your patients more effectively.
    • Basic techniques of evaluation, diagnosis, and medical managementdescribed in enough detail to facilitate immediate clinical application.
    • Excellent instrumentation chapter covers a wide variety of instruments and tray set-ups that OMS surgeons use.
    • Complex Exodontia chapter describes techniques for surgical tooth extraction, including the principles of flap design, development, management, and suturing, as well as open extraction of single- and multi-rooted teeth, multiple extractions, and concomitant alveoloplasty.
    • Hundreds of detailed, close-up photographs of intraoperative sitesclarify textual descriptions
    • Coverage of complex OMS procedures give you a basic understanding of what you will face later in advanced OMS cases.

    Table of Contents

    1. Preoperative Health Status Evaluation
    2. Prevention and Management of Medical Emergencies
    3. Principles of Surgery
    4. Wound Repair
    5. Infection Control in Surgical Practice
    6. Anesthesia in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

    7. Armamentarium for Basic Oral Surgery
    8. Principles of Uncomplicated Exodontia
    9. Principles of Complicated Exodontia
    10. Principles of Management of Impacted Teeth
    11. Postoperative Patient Management
    12. Prevention and Management Surgical Complications
    13. Medicolegal Considerations View more >

    About the Author

    James Hupp

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Founding Dean and Professor of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dental Medicine, Professor of Surgery, School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina.

    Myron Tucker

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA

    Edward Ellis

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX



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