Anatomical structures and systems relevant to dental care

Edited by Elizabeth Boon, Rebecca Parr, Dayananda Samarawickrama and Kevin Seymour

in Oxford Handbook of Dental Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199235902
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730719 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Anatomical structures and systems relevant to dental care

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Blood - The heart - The circulatory system - Respiration - Digestion - The oral cavity - The tongue - Saliva and salivary glands - The human skull - The temporomandibular joint - Mastication - Facial expression - Tooth development - Tooth morphology and function - Eruption of deciduous teeth - Eruption of permanent teeth - Tooth structure - The supporting structures of a tooth - Nerve supply - The maxillary nerve - The mandibular nerve

Chapter.  7165 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medical Dentistry

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