Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Dentistry

Infancy through Adolescence

6th Edition - May 10, 2018
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  • Contributor: Austin OSaben
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323608268
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323608381

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Provide superior oral and dental care to children of all ages! Pediatric Dentistry: Infancy through Adolescence Expert Consult, 6th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of oral care for infants, children, teenagers, and medically compromised pediatric patients. Organized by age group, the text covers examination, diagnosis, and treatment planning, as well as topics such as the prevention of dental disease, traumatic injuries, orthodontics, and restorative dentistry. From a team of accomplished authors and contributors led by Arthur J. Nowak, this edition includes a new Expert Consult website featuring case studies and procedural videos along with a fully searchable version of the text.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Age-specific organization separates sections and chapters by age group to cover specific changes the child experiences physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially.
  • Fundamentals of Pediatric Dentistry section covers basic information on children of all ages, including topics such as local and systemic diseases, pediatric physiology, cariology, pain control, and medical emergencies.
  • Coverage of current trends and challenges emphasizes the prevention of dental diseases and reflects pediatric dentistry as it is practiced today.
  • UPDATED coverage of caries risk assessment in children reflects the evolution of evidence-based oral health care.
  • More than 1,000 full-color photos and illustrations show dental conditions and treatments.

Table of Contents

  • Part 1: Fundamentals of Pediatric Dentistry
    1. The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry
    2. Differential Diagnosis of Oral Lesions and Developmental Anomalies
    3. Anomalies of the Developing Dentition
    4. Oral and Dental Care of Local and Systemic Diseases
    5. Cleft Lip and Palate  NEW!
    6. Fundamental Principles of Pediatric Physiology and Anatomy
    7. Assessment and Management of Pain in the Pediatric Patient  NEW! (combines old chapters 6 and 7)
    8. Pain Reaction Control: Sedation
    9. Antimicrobials in Pediatric Dentistry
    10. Medical Emergencies
    11. Dental Public Health Issues in Pediatric Dentistry
    12. Dental Caries
    Part 2: Conception to Age Three
    13. The Dynamics of Change
    14. Examination, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning of the Infant and Toddler
    15. Prevention of Dental Disease
    16. Introduction to Dental Trauma: Managing Traumatic Injuries in the Primary Dentition
    17. Congenital Genetic Disorders and Syndromes
    Part 3: The Primary Dentition Years: Three to Six Years
    18. The Dynamics of Change
    19. Examination, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning
    20. Prevention of Dental Disease
    21. Dental Materials
    22. Restorative Dentistry for the Primary Dentition
    23. Pulp Therapy for the Primary Dentition
    24. Behavior Guidance of the Pediatric Dental Patient
    25. Periodontal Problems in Children and Adolescents
    26. Space Maintenance in the Primary Dentition
    27. Oral Habits
    28. Orthodontic Treatment in the Primary Dentition
    29. Oral Surgery in Children
    Part 4: The Transitional Years: Six to Twelve Years
    30. The Dynamics of Change
    31. Examination, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning
    32. Prevention of Dental Disease
    33. Pit and Fissure Sealants: Scientific and Clinical Rationale
    34. Pulp Therapy for the Young Permanent Dentition
    35. Managing Traumatic Injuries in the Young Permanent Dentition
    36. Treatment Planning and Management of Orthodontic Problems
    Part 5: Adolescence
    37. The Dynamics of Change
    38. Examination, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning for General and Orthodontic Problems
    39. Prevention of Dental Disease
    40. Restorative Dentistry for the Adolescent
    41. Sports Dentistry and Mouth Protection

Product details

  • No. of pages: 656
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2018
  • Published: May 10, 2018
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323608268
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323608381

About the Editors

Arthur Nowak

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Departments of Pediatric Dentistry and Pediatrics, Colleges of Dentistry and Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

John Christensen

Tad Mabry

Janice Townsend

Martha Wells