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Robert L. McKinstry, D.M.D., M.D.S., M.A.

224 pages* Over 300 illustrations * 8 1/2 x 11 * Hardcover *
ISBN 1-886236-00-3 * Acid Free Paper * $95.00 *

FUNDAMENTALS OF FACIAL PROSTHETICS is a timely and complete guide to the field of facial reconstruction. It provides essential "how-to" information on facial prosthetic rehabilitation for professionals in the medical, dental, and ancillary health care fields involved in prescribing, fabricating, or placing a facial prosthesis for patients who have lost a portion of their face through surgical removal secondary to cancer, birth defects, or from trauma.

Dr. Robert E. McKinstry, D.M.D., M.D.S.,., M.A., is currently the Director of the Shadyside Maxillofacial and Cleft Palate Prosthetics Center in Pittsburgh, PA.. He is the former Director of the Regional Center for Maxillofacial Prosthetic Rehabilitation as well as the former Director of the Graduate Maxillofacial Prosthodontic Residency at The Eye and Ear Hospital, The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He has also taught at Emory University, School of Dentistry and at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry.

FUNDAMENTALS OF FACIAL PROSTHETICS is arranged in 15 chapters, based on the various subspecialties concerned. topics included are:

Psycholigical Approaches to Patient Management
Facial Anatomy and Proportions
Retention and Facial Prostheses
Impressions for Facial Prostheses
Priciples of Facial Sculpting
Mold Making
Facial Materials
Ocular Prostheses
Orbital Prostheses
Nasal Prostheses
Auricular Prostheses
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Coloration of Prostheses
Implant-Retained Facial Prostheses
Digital Prostheses
Care and Maintenance of Facial Prostheses

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