Peterson's Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Second Edition&, encompasses a wide range of diverse topics making it a unique text amongst the medical and dental specialties. The purpose of this concise, easy-to-read two-volume text is to provide an authoritative and currently referenced survey of the specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. It contains the necessary information for clinicians and is an ideal reference text for preparation for board certification in the specialty. Expansions to the Second Edition include: anesthesia section to encompass comprehensive patient assessment and management in the peri-anesthetic period osseointegrated implant section to include chapters on soft and hard tissue adjunctive procedures, zygomaticus and novum systems, as well as a section on implant prosthodontics for the surgeon. Additions to the Second Edition include: new chapters on cleft orthodontics and distraction osteogenesis.