This is the third volume in the sever-volume series titled The Treatment of Disease in TCM authored by Philippe Sionneau and Lu Gang. In this volume, the authors discuss the TCM disease cuases and mechanisms, pattern discrimination, treatment principles, formulas and atheir modifications, and acupuncture and moxibustion for a wide variety of Diseases of the mouth, lips, tongue, teeth, and gums. This volume is the first TCM textbook on Stomatology to be published in English. Practitioners will find this book an invaluable resource for dealing with patients with everything from oral aphthae to bleeding and/or receding gums. Not only is this book unique because of the number of diseases it discusses but also becuase of the inclusiveness of the patterns listed under each disease category. In addition, the modifications of the guiding formulas and acupuncture protocols exemplify and insure individualized treatment plans for individual patients.