The periodic and timely revisions of Shafer’s Textbook of Oral Pathology have brought out a treatise, well conceived and written with the aim of updating students all necessary nuances of the specialty. The scope of the present edition is an extension of this goal aimed at understanding the disease processes at more fundamental level, the impetus being those in the maxillofacial region. The book highlights the aetiopathogenesis and clinical presentation of oral diseases and focuses on a variety of diseases commonly encountered in clinical practice.
Table of Content

1. Developmental Disturbances of Oral and Paraoral Structures 
2. Cysts of Orofacial Region
3. Odontogenic Tumors
4. Tumors of Epithelial Origin
5. Non Epithelial Tumors
6. Salivary Gland Tumors
7. Bacterial Infections
8. Viral Infections
9. Mycotic Infections
10. Dental Caries
11. Pulp and Periapical Diseases
12. Periodontal Diseases
13. Spread of Oral Infections
14. Bone and Joints Diseases
15. Hematological Diseases 
16. Dermatologic Diseases
17. Diseases of Nerves and Muscles
18. Allergic and Immunologic Diseases
19. Oral Aspects of Metabolic Diseases
20. Regressive Alterations of Oral tissues
21. Physical and Chemical Injuries
22. Healing of Oral Wounds
23. Forensic Odontology
24. Mucosal Response to Oral Prostheses: Some Pathological Considerations

Key Features:-

  • Extensively revised and updated contents
  • Advanced information scattered throughout the book in highlighted boxes
  • Removal of outdated data
  • Addition of more than 200 colour pictures
  • Re-categorization of cysts of the oral cavity
  • Odontogenic keratocyst and Dentinogenic Ghost cell tumour topic has been updated

More Details about Shafers Textbook of Oral Pathology 8th Edition

General Information  
Author(s)B Sivapathasundharam
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition8th Edition
Publish YearApril 2016