This 9th edition of Shafer’s Textbook of Oral Pathology is written with sole aim to make teaching and learning oral pathology more interesting. This book deliberates the oral diseases from the fundamental level to the recent concepts. Each disease process is discussed in detail with reference to the etiology, clinical, radiographical and histopathological features. Molecular concepts are given wherever necessary. A note on treatment and prognosis is added to all the lesions. Apart from the diseases, which are usually encountered in clinical practice, abstract of relatively rare lesions are also included.
All possible oral and maxillofacial lesions are thoroughly updated according to the recent concepts
Inclusion of new pathological entities
Contributions from eminent academic personalities
Contemporary views and molecular aspects given in colored boxes