A textbook of oral and maxillofacial surgery for dental students. Oral surgery is studied by all dental students during their clinical years. At the simplest level it involves extraction of teeth, and various other procedures can be performed in a general dental practice setting. More complex procedures, or cases involving serious infection or malignancy, are dealt with in hospital, so the dental student needs to learn which cases require referral as well as being competent at the simpler procedures. All currently available British books suitable for students are outdated both in content and appearance. This book will answer the need for an up to date text illustrated in colour, laid out in a user friendly and readable manner.* An up to date text in oral and maxillofacial surgery, heavily illustrated with line diagrams, colour and black and white photos * Subject is covered to a depth appropriate for the general dental practitioner * Text is enlivened by the use of learning objectives, bulleted lists and summaries. * Clear identification of conditions and procedures suitable for general dental practitioner, and of those requiring referral. * Procedures are illustrated if they are suitable for a GDP or recently qualified dentist to do. * Extensive self testing material with answers.