Oral Disease


Health of the mouth, teeth, gums, mucosa, jaws and salivary glands is essential not only to eating and talking but also to general health.

Keywords: oral disease; teeth; gums; orthodontics; ulcers; leucoplakia; skin; cancer

Further Reading

Cawson RA and Everson JW (1987) Oral Patholgy and Diagnosis. London: Heinemann.

Eveson JW and Scully C (1995) Colour Atlas of Oral Pathology. London: Mosby Wolfe.

Jones JH and Mason DK (1990) Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease. London: Baillière Tindall.

Laskaris G, Shklar G and Brackett CA (1990) Color Atlas of Oral Diseases. Berlin: Thieme Publishing Group.

Murray JJ (1996) Prevention of Oral Disease. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Porter SR, Scully C, Welsby P and Gleeson M (1999) Colour Guide of Medicine and Surgery for Dentistry, 2nd edn. London: Churchill Livingstone.

Scully C (1999) Handbook of Oral Disease; Diagnosis and Management. London: Martin Dunitz.

Scully C (2000) ABC of Oral Health. London: British Medical Journal.

Scully C and Cawson RA (1998) Medical Problems in Dentistry, 4th edn. Bristol: PSG Wright.

Scully C and Cawson RA (1999) Oral Disease. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Scully C and Samaranayake LP (1992) Clinical Virology in Oral Medicine and Dentistry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Scully C and Welbury R (1994) A Colour Atlas of Oral Diseases in Children and Adolescents. London: Mosby Wolfe Medical.

Scully C, Flint S and Porter SR (1996) Oral Diseases. London: Dunitz.

Scully C, Epstein JB, and Wiesenfeld J (1998) Oxford Handbook of Dental Patient Care. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Wray D, Lowe G, Dagg J, Felix D and Scully C (1999) Textbook of General and Oral Medicine. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Contact Editor close
Submit a note to the editor about this article by filling in the form below.

* Required Field

How to Cite close
Scully, Crispian(Apr 2001) Oral Disease. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002133]