Peterson's Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Peterson's Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4th Ed.
2022 © Springer Nature
G. E. Ghali, DDS, MD, FACS, FRCS(Ed); Michael Miloro DMD, MD, FACS; Peter D. Waite, MPH, DDS, MD, FACS; Peter E. Larsen, DDS, FACS
ISBN-13: 978-3-030-91919-1
eISBN-13: 978-3-030-91920-7
Surgery, Dentistry


The new edition of this outstanding reference textbook, in two volumes, offers comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the contemporary specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery. The aim is to provide an all-encompassing, user-friendly source of information that will meet the needs of residents and experienced surgeons in clinical practice and will also serve as an ideal companion during preparation for board certification or recertification examinations. All of the authors, numbering some 100, are distinguished experts in the areas that they address. The new edition takes full account of the significant changes in clinical practice and guidelines that have occurred during recent years. Readers will find clear explanations of the practical application of surgical principles, with a wealth of supporting illustrative material, including atlas-type illustrations to complement the descriptions of specific procedures. The fourth edition of Peterson’s Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a truly exceptional resource for clinicians and students alike.

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"The purpose of the book is to demonstrate and thoroughly explain current surgical techniques, workups, and complications that oral and maxillofacial surgery fellows and/or residents should consider. The objectives are worthy and the book meets them by discussing these topics in detail. This book is extremely useful to the intended audience, which ranges from current surgical residents to faculty and surgeons."

-- Omar Aref, DDS (Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry)


This book is written for surgical residents and faculty, as well as practicing oral and maxillofacial surgeons, as evidenced by the structure of the text and how it applies to current treatment modalities in the field. The authors are credible authorities as they hold current faculty positions at well-respected oral and maxillofacial surgery programs; their credentials and publications also demonstrate their credibility.

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