McDonald and Avery's Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9788131254080

McDonald and Avery's Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent

2nd Edition

Second South Asia Edition

Editor: BM Shanthala
Paperback ISBN: 9788131254080
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 28th May 2019
Page Count: 436

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McDonald and Avery’s Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent: Second South Asia Edition, the definitive pediatric dentistry text for both the classroom and clinical practice, will offer high-level, comprehensive content that conveys the most current information to a diverse audience. This textbook is designed to help undergraduate dental students provide efficient and superior comprehensive oral health care to infants, children, teenagers, and medically compromised pediatric patients. It also provides experienced dentists with information regarding new developments and techniques.

Key Features

  • Focused for the undergraduate Student as per Dental Council of India (DCI) curriculum
  • McDonald's classic presentation of text form is maintained while highlighting the important points in every chapter
  • More flowcharts, line arts, clinical photographs,tables and boxes added
  • Important chs on Development of occlusion from birth to adolescence, Dental caries in child and adolescence, Pediatric operative dentistry, Child psychology, Behavior management, Pediatric endodonticsm Traumatic injuries, Oral habits in children and Dental management of children in special care needs

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry

2. Growth and Development


3. Development of Occlusion from Birth to Adolescence


4. Dental Anatomy and Histology


5. Dental Caries


6. Dental Materials used Commonly in Children and Adolescents

7. Case History Recording

8. Pediatric Operative Dentistry

9. Gingival and Periodontal Diseases in Children

10. Dental Radiology as related to Pedodontics


11. Child Psychology


12. Behaviour Management


13. Fluorides


14. Pediatric Endodontics

15. Traumatic injuries

16. Preventive and Interceptive Orthodontics

17. Oral Habits in Children

18. Dental Management of Children with Special needs

19. Oral Surgical Procedures in Children

20. Preventive Dentistry

21. Nanodentistry

22. Dental Health Education and Dental Health Programs

23. Importance of Dental Home

24. Dental Emergencies in Children and their Management

25. Setting up of Pediatric Dental Practice including Ethics


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About the Editor

BM Shanthala