Textbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a comprehensive guide to the field for trainee dental students. The book covers basic procedures performed in general practice, as well as more advanced and complex surgical management techniques in the hospital environment. Presented in an easy to follow format, the text is divided into twelve sections, each discussing different oral and maxillofacial disorders, their diagnosis and appropriate medical and surgical management techniques. The final sections offer trainees advice on thesis writing and seminar presentation, and quick reference appendices describe commonly prescribed investigations in surgical practices, their values and interpretation. Photographs and drawings show various clinical conditions and demonstrate basic surgical techniques. Salient points for each topic are highlighted in text boxes, along with extensive referencing in every chapter. Key points * Comprehensive guide to oral and maxillofacial surgery for trainee dental students * Covers basic and advanced medical and surgical management techniques * Includes advice on thesis writing and seminar presentation * Includes more than 1200 clinical photographs, drawings and tables.