A key tool in recognizing and diagnosing lesions of the oral cavity and face at the earliest possible stage. Peter A. Reichart, DDS, Professor, Center for Dentistry, Charite Clinic, Berlin, Germany; and Hans Peter Philipsen, DDS, Professor, San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain -- affils. coming This newest volume in Thieme's world-acclaimed Color Atlas of Dental Medicine Series forges the crucial connection between clinical oral pathology and histopathologic examination to arrive at a precise and definitive diagnosis. You will find more than 1,000 exquisite, full-color illustrations that cover the spectrum of clinical, radiographic, and histopathologic findings. And in a unique benefit, the book follows the sequential steps of a typical clinical examination, offering you the practical approach you can most easily use. Special features: Offers a new understanding of the pathogenesis and etiology of oral lesions, with magnificent full-color photographs and illustrations Chapters organized by the anatomic configuration of the oral region that you would follow in a standard examination Covers dozens of diseases of the oral mucosa and face; TMJ disorders and diseases of the salivary glands; cancer and organ transplant-related syndromes; diagnosis and treatment of facial pain; and psychosomatic oral diseases Includes a dedicated chapter on the oral manifestations of HIV infection Complete with "diagnostic keys", a tabular section organized by color, surface structure and radiographic criteria of a wide range of oral lesions, the book is indispensable for establishing an "at-a-glance diagnosis" when you have a patient seeking immediate guidance. This book offers no less than a wholly new concept in the practice of dentistry today: a synthesis of clinical practice and oral pathology that puts dentists ever closer to clinical medicine.