The new sixth edition of this definitive reference in dental education has been updated with detailed, contemporary information on the development, structure, and function of the teeth and surrounding tissues. This text is rich with features that provide insight on current research and trends, foster classroom discussion, and provide avenues for further research. Each chapter begins with an outline of chapter content for quick reference and concludes with an up-to-date bibliography section of recommended readings from journals and textbooks. New to this edition is a CD-ROM containing hundreds of full-color photos and micrographs, a comprehensive test bank, and a list of recommended readings for further information on the topics presented in the book. With the inclusion of the CD-ROM, the author states, "This edition can be considered a textbook and electronic learning medium that every student involved in oral health will require and that practitioners will want to have in their offices for reference." Current, relevant references for further reading are presented in bibliographies at the end of each chapter. Questions and Controversies boxes provide insight on current research and trends, foster classroom discussion, and provide avenues for further research. Includes information on histology of dentin, enamel, dental pulp, periodontal ligament, cementum, alveolar bone, oral mucosa, salivary glands, temporomandibular joint, and more. Extra emphasis on embryology and development, clearly explained through line drawings and photomicrographs of exceptional quality. The reader-friendly writing style is concise, easily understood, and logical in sequence of presentation. The accompanying CD-ROM features a full-color electronic image collection of micrographs and clinical photos to facilitate the comprehension of concepts presented in the text that are difficult to describe in print and visualize in black-and-white images. The CD-ROM also features a comprehensive test bank and a complete list of current literature directing users to additional information on oral histology and embryology. A new main editor and many new contributing authors from various fields of dentistry offer a fresh approach to the subject matter while lending years of credibility and experience. Content outlines are presented at the beginning of each chapter for quick reference of specific topics. Includes hundreds of new, high-quality illustrationsNanci, Antonio is the author of 'Ten Cate's Oral Histology Development, Structure, and Function', published 2003 under ISBN 9780323016148 and ISBN 0323016146.