FUNDAMENTALS OF FACIAL PROSTHETICS
by Robert E.
McKinstry, D.M.D., M.D.S., M.A.
Hardcover • 224 pages • 8
1/2 x 11 •
Illustrations • Acid Free Paper • Index • $95.00
graduate students, dental laboratory technicians, and medical
illustrators will find the text easy to read and direct in its
approach….The illustrations, combined with the fundamental
principles and concepts, clearly present the clinical and laboratory
methodology to make this text effective.
—The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
The contributors have
succeeded in establishing a valuable clinical resource and
reference….it will serve as a valuable reference for those seriously
interested in this aspect of patient care.
International Journal of Prosthodontics
worthwhile book for those looking to expand their professional
horizons or seeking to apply the materials and technologies of
facial prosthetics in the fabrication of more traditional limb
—Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics
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 trauma.
Robert E. McKinstry, D.M.D., M.D.S., M.A.,
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 former Director of the Graduate
Maxillofacial Prosthodontic Residency at the Eye and Ear Hospital,
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.
Adrienne Alison, B.Sc., A.A.M.,
Head and neck prosthetist and medical artist.
Maxillofacial prosthetist and ocularist;
Manager Prosthetics, British Columbia Cancer Control
anaplastologist; Instructor, Philadelphia College of Optometry.
Robert A. Erb, Ph.D.,
Contract research and development
specialist: former research scientist, Applied Material, Franklin
Research Center; Technical Director, Siliclone Studio,
Valley Forge, Pa.
Gregory G. Gion, B.A., B.S.,
Head and neck prosthetist.
W. Habakuk, M.Ed.,
Facial prosthetist and
medical artist; Director of Medical Artist/Maxillofacial
Prosthetics Program, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago; Director,
laboratory, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago.
Vice president of Research and
Development, MPS, Inc., Willow Grove, Pa.
Kathleen A. Kapp-Simon, Ph.D.,
Center for Craniofacial Anomalies, College of Medicine,
University of Illinois at Chicago.
Mark Kielich, C.D.T.,
Maxillofacial prosthetist, Dept. of
Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Rosewell Park Cancer Institute,
• Elizabeth Potter-Ratzlaff,
Maxillofacial prosthetist and medical artist, Maxillofacial Prosthetics
Clinic, University of Illinois at
Chicago; Instructor, Dept. of Biomedical Visualization,
Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
Vickie A. Puopolo-Chipman,
M.P.T., A.I.M.F.T., Maxillofacial prosthetist and dental technician, Dept. of
Plastic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.
Camille A. Rea, M.A.M.S.,
Maxillofacial prosthetist and
medical illustrator, Maxillofacial Prosthetics Center,
University of Illinois at Chicago.
Norman G. Schaaf, D.D.S.,
Maxillofacial prosthodontist; Head of Dentistry and Maxillofacial
Prosthetics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute; Professor of
Prosthodontics, State University of New York at Buffalo,
School, of Dental Medicine.
Thomas J. Vergo, Jr., D.D.S.,
Head Division of Maxillofacial Prosthetic Services, Dept. of
prosthodontics, Tufts . School of Dental Medicine/New
England Medical Center; Professor of Prosthodontics, Tufts Univ. School
of Dental Medicine.
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