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McDonald and Avery Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent

A leading text in pediatric dentistry, McDonald and Avery’s Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent provides expert, complete coverage of oral care for infants, children, and teenagers. All the latest diagnostic and treatment recommendations are included! Comprehensive discussions are provided on pediatric examination, development, morphology, eruption of the teeth, and dental caries. This edition helps you improve patient outcomes with up-to-date coverage of restorative materials, cosmetic tooth whitening, care of anxious patients, and sedation techniques for children.

Book, 760 Pages

Published: April 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09447-4


    1. Examination of the Mouth and Other Relevant Structures
    2. Child Abuse and Neglect
    3. Psychologic Management of Children’s Behaviors
    4. Development and Morphology of the Primary Teeth
    5. Radiographic Techniques
    6. Clinical Genetics for the Dental Practitioner
    7. Acquired and Developmental Disturbances of the Teeth and Associated Oral Structures
    8. Tumors of the Oral Soft Tissues and Cysts and Tumors of the Bone
    9. Eruption of the Teeth: Local, Systemic, and Congenital Factors That Influence the Process
    10. Dental Caries in the Child and Adolescent
    11. Mechanical and Chemotherapeutic Home Oral Hygiene
    12. Nutritional Considerations for the Pediatric Dental Patient
    13. Local Anesthesia for the Child and Adolescent
    14. Pharmacologic Management of Patient Behavior
    15. Hospital Dental Services for Children and the Use of General Anesthesia
    16. Dental Materials
    17. Pit and Fissure Sealants
    18. Restorative Dentistry
    19. Treatment of Deep Caries, Vital Pulp Exposure, and Pulpless Teeth
    20. Gingivitis and Periodontal Disease
    21. Management of Trauma to the Teeth and Supporting Tissues
    22. Prosthodontic Treatment of the Adolescent Patient
    23. Dental Problems of Children with Disabilities
    24. Management of the Medically Compromised Patient: Hematology, Oncology, Hepatitis, and AIDS
    25. Growth of the Face and Dental Arches
    26. Cephalometrics and Facial Esthetics: The Key to Complete Treatment Planning
    27. Managing the Developing Occlusion
    28. Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Cleft Lip and Palate Management
    29. Practice Management
    30. Community Oral Health
    31. Pediatric Oral Surgery NEW!


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