Oral Surgery books and lectures

By | May 21, 2015

Oral surgery Instruments

Periodontal and oral maxillofacial surgery instruments pictures with description by Nordent company. A PDF document with 37 pages. Instruments are also available here

Internet Archive

Collection of oral surgery books available in different reading formats.

Books available online are

  1. Principles of oral and Maxillofacial surgery, 5th edition
  2. Anesthesia secrets
  3. Atlas of minor oral surgery
  4. Practical infection control in dentistry, 3rd edition 2010
  5. Essentials of traumatic injuries of teeth
  6. Manual of minor oral surgery for the general dentist, 2006

Oral Surgery SEQs

Short essay questions by the University of Health Sciences, Lahore.

A Textbook of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Open access book with 32 chapters with 856 pages. Edited by  Mohammad Hosein. A project of InTech

Textbook of general and oral surgery

By David Wray and co. 1st edition and published in 2003.

Oral surgery for the general dentist

Presentation in PDF format by David B. Ettinger.

Oral Radiology; principles and interpretation

Dental clinic manual

Free oral surgery chapter Safety net dental clinic manual.

Basics of dental implant

Information material for dentistry students by Advanced quick bonding, Japan website.

Implant and oral surgery

Chapter on this topic by Department Director of Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Yasuhiko Tsuyama

Ambulatory Anesthesia

A free chapter from Management of complications in oral and maxillofacial surgery.


Color atlas of oral diseases

Online PDF file contains more than 555 colored pictures of different oral conditions. Published in 1988 by George Laskaris. File hosted by saudedireta heath portal.

Review articles

Facial Asymmetry: Etiology, Evaluation, and Management

Article published in 2011 by You-Wei Cheong, MD; Lun-Jou Lo, MD.

Nasoethmoidal fracture

Nasoethmoidal injuries

Dr. Hesham Khalil


Orbital fractures

Lily Koo, Harvard medical school


Nasal Fractures

Richard L. Arden, Robert H. Mathog


Orbital Wall Fracture Repair Using Seprafilm

Mehryar Taban, M.D; Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2009


Nasoethmoid complex fractures

Andrew H. Murr, MD FACS


Minimally invasive approaches in severe panfacial fractures

Erdem GÜVEN; Turkish Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery


Fracture Nasal Bones

Balasubramanian Thiagarajan and  Venkatesan Ulaganathan;


Squamous cell carcinoma of buccal mucosa

Current Aspects on Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Globally oral cancer accounts to 2-4% of all types of cancer, although in some regions it is more e.g. in India it contributes to 45%. The article is written by Anastasios K. Markopoulos and published in The Open Dentistry Journal, 2012, 6, 126-130


Differential diagnosis of oral mucosal lesions

A guide by Michael W. Finkelstein, DDS, MS


Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Buccal Mucosa: Outcomes of Treatment in the Modern Era

Bachar et al; Laryngoscope, 122:1552–1557, 2012


Tumours of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx

A free online chapter


Surgical margins in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: what is ‘close’?

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol DOI 10.1007/s00405-012-2317-8


Oral cavity cancer imaging


Oral Cavity carcinoma

A lecture by Catholic University of Louvain, St – Luc University Hospital


Early detection of oral cancer

  1. El-Mofty; Egypt. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg. 2010:1:25- 31


Delayed diagnosis of oral squamous cell carcinoma

Akbulut et al. Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011, 5:291


The cytomorphological analysis of buccal mucosa cells in smokers

  1. AKGÜL, C. GÜNDOĞDU205 Turk J Med Sci 2011; 41 (2): 205-210


Ludwig Angina


Ludwig’s Angina: Diagnosis and Treatment

It is the life threatening condition is due to deep neck infection manifested by swelling of neck, tongue and submandibular areas. It was first described by Ludwig in 1836. The article discusses in detail about the etiology, pathogenesis,  diagnosis and treatment of Ludwigs angina.


Ludwig angina

Discusses the diagnosis and treatment.


A Case of Ludwig’s Angina

British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research 4(7): 1552-1557, 2014


Inflammatory diseases of maxillofacial and neck tissue

A lecture note


Ludwig’s angina: diagnosis and treatment

A literature review article. RSBO. 2013 Apr-Jun;10(2):172-5


Ludwig’s angina and airway considerations

A case study


Ludwig’s Angina—A Controversial Surgical Emergency

International Journal of Otolaryngology Volume 2011 (2011)


Hemisection of Multirooted Tooth

Hemisection : is the procedure in which multi-rooted tooth is surgically divided into two half through the bifurcation of tooth buccolingually.The diseased half of the crown and root will be removed and the other half will be retained which is sound

Indications of hemisection:

  1. Severe bone loss and periodontally destructed one root and part of crown.
  2. Broken instrument which is irretrievable.
  3. Unrepairable perforation.
  4. Non-negotiable calcification of one root.
  5. Severe caries, resorptive defects and vertical root fracture

Contraindications of hemisection:

  1. Fused roots in which root separation is not possible.
  2. Root canal treatment of remaining root is unable to perform.
  3. When bony support for remaining root is insufficient for restoration.