Essential skills

Luke Cascarini, Clare Schilling, Ben Gurney and Peter Brennan

in Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2018 | ISBN: 9780198767817
Published online June 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191821646 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Essential skills

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This chapter discusses essential skills in oral and maxillofacial surgery, including Local anaesthesia, Intra-oral suturing, Managing the bleeding socket, Managing the dry socket, Suturing facial lacerations, Packing the nose and midface for bleeding, Re-implanting and splinting teeth, Temporomandibular joint relocation, Bridle wiring and intermaxillary fixation, Incision and drainage of intra-and-extra-oral abscesses, Biopsy of intra- and extra-oral lesions, Taking dental impressions, and Cricothyroidotomy

Chapter.  7885 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Surgery ; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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