'Oral and Maxillofacial Infections' is the 'gold standard' of dental books dealing with oral and facial infections, comprehensively addressing all aspects of the diagnosis and management of infections of the jaws. Thoroughly updated to reflect extensive changes in the medical field, this New Edition presents a unique blend of the latest research findings, along with theory and pragmatic therapy. Topics new to this Edition include - anatomical considerations; antimicrobial pharmacology; pulpal infection; infection related to facial esthetic procedures; infection related to reconstruction; and infections in pediatric patients. Several chapters have been revised to address early and late complications, bacterial and protozoal infections, and hepatitis and AIDS. Comprehensive coverage with a clinical focus makes 'Oral and Maxillofacial Infections' suitable for both the practitioner and student.