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21 August 2017

Oral Anatomy, Histology and Embryology 40th Anniversary

The latest edition of the now-classic Oral Anatomy, Histology and Embryology continues to provide readers with all the information required to ensure a full understanding of these essential subject areas as they relate to current dental practice.

Berkovitz book cover

Now entering its 40th anniversary, the fifth edition of Oral Anatomy, Histology and Embryology has been thoroughly overhauled, updated and augmented to meet the needs of dental students worldwide. Maintaining the clear writing style and popular atlas-style format that characterized the phenomenal success of earlier editions, the fifth edition is written by dentists for dentists – authors, including King’s College London’s Barry Berkovitz – who know exactly what students need for safe clinical practice.

The “Best book worldwide on oral anatomy” contains a wealth of new illustrations, many of them previously unpublished. Chapters now also come with helpful overviews to summarize the topic and place it into wide context while learning objectives help students focus on key areas.

Now available with new pedagogic features and an enhanced illustration program, Oral Anatomy, Histology and Embryology 5th edition also comes with a free online program containing a wide selection of MCQs and additional learning exercises to allow readers to test and reinforce their knowledge.


 EXTERNAL FEATURES              

  • Written by dentists for dentists – authors who know exactly what students need for safe clinical practice!
  • Contains full coverage of topics such as tooth eruption, tooth support, the effects of aging on teeth and associated soft tissues, periodontal regeneration, and the use of isotope analysis
  • Includes sectional anatomy and functional anatomy (covering mastication, swallowing, speech, taste and olfaction, thermoreception)
  • Many chapters include Clinical Considerations which explore associated pathological findings as well as other topics of consideration such as the use of local anaesthesia, temporomandibular joint disorders and malocclusion
  • Explores bone structure and remodelling – including potential bone atrophy following tooth extraction, its relevance to orthodontic treatment and implantology, trauma and malignancy
  • Rich with over 1300 images including schematic artworks, radiological images, electron-micrographs, cadaveric and clinical photographs, all specially selected to make learning and recall as easy as possible


Barry Berkovitz is Emeritus Reader in Dental Anatomy, King’s College London, United Kingdom. Oral Anatomy, Histology and Embryologyis founded on knowledge acquired over 40 years of teaching and research experience