Physical Evaluation in Dental Practice introduces the general concepts of physical
evaluation, teaching essential skills and values in patient care and offering
a quick reference to common problems of the head and neck. This practical clinical
guide provides concise, illustrated synopses of the manifestation of common
diseases and conditions in the mouth, head, and neck. Offering the practicing
dentist a solid grounding in patient examination, evaluation, and diagnosis,
Physical Evaluation in Dental Practice is an invaluable chair-side reference
aimed at predoctoral dentists, dental hygiene students, practicing dentists,
Table of Contents
1. The Diagnostic Process.
2. The Historical Profile.
3. Basic Procedures in Physical Examination.
4. Examination of the Head and Neck.
5. Examination of the Oral Cavity.
6. Radiographic Examination.
7. Laboratory Methods.
8. Consultations and Referrals.
9. Introduction to the Clinical Process
Géza Terézhalmy is Professor and Dean Emeritus
in the School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland,
Ohio . His specialist training is in oral medicine. He is a renowned researcher
and educator, having published several successful textbooks and references.
Michaell A. Huber is an Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Oral Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Anne Cale Jones is a Professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.