The Oxford Handbook of Applied Dental Preclinical Sciences covers
the medical sciences for the preclinical dental student in a concise and
easily accessible format. An international team of experts in dental
education and research provide information on the applied basic sciences
sciences to ensure a sound understanding of why the medical
sciences are relevant to clinical dental practice. Anatomy and
development, pain and behavioural sciences, biochemistry, genomics,
immunology, microbiology, pathology, and physiology are all covered.
Emphasis is placed on advances in the sciences, the changed
content of subjects, and the relevance to dental clinical practice are
well illustrated. Critical evaluation and communication skills have also
been addressed to ensure that this Handbook will provide all the
information necessary for a comprehensive understanding of the subject.