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Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: A Diagnostic Approach, Second Edition




Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: A Diagnostic Approach, Second Edition

David MacDonald

ISBN: 978-1-119-21870-8 October 2019 Wiley-Blackwell 656 Pages

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Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: A Diagnostic Approach, Second Edition is a fully updated and revised edition of this richly illustrated reference to the wide range of diagnostic imaging modalities available for investigating lesions affecting the face and jaws.  

  • Provides extensive flowcharts detailing the steps of diagnosis and decisions
  • Features more than 450 clinical images demonstrating the concepts discussed, with more images covering cone beam computed tomography, positron emission tomography, and interventional procedures
  • Discusses differences in the demographic, clinical and radiological presentations, and outcomes of treatment due to ethnicity
  • Presents practical approaches firmly grounded in the scientific literature, focusing on the most common and important lesions
  • Includes perspectives from experts in various specialty areas, including medical radiologists, oral and maxillofacial radiologists, functional imaging specialists, and radiation oncologists




Presents an accessible and user-friendly reference
Features flowcharts detailing step-by-step diagnosis 
Offers a solid evidence base, with information thoroughly referenced throughout 
Provides more than 700 clinical images demonstrating the concepts

List of Contributors


Part 1: Introduction

Chapter 1: Basics of Radiological Diagnosis
D. MacDonald

Chapter 2: Viewing Conditions and Physiological Phenomena and Radiological Interpretation
D. MacDonald

Chapter 3: Evidence-based Radiology
D. MacDonald

Part 2: Advanced Imaging Modalities

Chapter 4: Computed Tomography
D. MacDonald

Chapter 5: Cone-beam Computed Tomography
D. MacDonald

Chapter 6: Magnetic Resonance Imaging
D. MacDonald

Chapter 7: Positron Emission Tomography
D. MacDonald and D. Wilson

Chapter 8: Basics of Ultrasound
D. MacDonald

Part 3: Radiological Pathology of the Jaws

Chapter 9: Radiolucencies
D. MacDonald

Chapter 10: Radiopacities Arising within the Bones of the Face and Jaws
D. MacDonald

Chapter 11: Maxillary Sinus
D. MacDonald

Chapter 12: Lesions within the Soft Tissues
D. MacDonald

Chapter 13: Imaging of the Salivary Glands
D. MacDonald and J. Brown

Chapter 14: Oral Maxillofacial Vascular Lesions
M. Heran, P. Lourenco, and D. MacDonald

Chapter 15: Fractures of the Face and Jaws
D. MacDonald, S. Nicolaou, and M. OKeeffe

Chapter 16: Temporomandibular Joint Diseases
D. MacDonald

Part 4: Extragnathic Lesions

Chapter 17: Introduction to Extragnathic Lesions
D. MacDonald and M. Martin

Chapter 18: Benign Lesions
M. Martin and D. MacDonald

Chapter 19: Malignant Lesions
M. Martin, D. MacDonald, D. Wilson, and J. Wu

Part 5: Osseointegrated Implants

Chapter 20: Osseointegrated Implants
D. MacDonald and T. Li