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Paediatric Dentistry at a Glance

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Paediatric Dentistry at a Glance is the new title in the highly popular at a Glance series. It provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid, comprehensively covering all the constituent sub-topics that comprise paediatric dentistry. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with facts accompanied by clear diagrams and clinical photographs encapsulating essential knowledge.

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Overview

Paediatric Dentistry at a Glance is the new title in the highly popular at a Glance series. It provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid, comprehensively covering all the constituent sub-topics that comprise paediatric dentistry. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with facts accompanied by clear diagrams and clinical photographs encapsulating essential knowledge.

Structured over 7 sections, Paediatric Dentistry at a Glance covers:

· Physical assessment and treatment planning
· Prevention and management of dental caries
· Traumatic Injuries
· Management of children with special health care needs
· Paediatric oral medicine and Pathology
· Dental and oro-facial anomalies

Paediatric Dentistry at a Glance draws together clinical and scientific elements to provide a comprehensive review of comprehensive oral health care for infants and children though adolescence. It is an ideal companion for all students of dentistry, junior clinicians and members of the dental team with an interest in paediatric dentistry.

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Editorial Reviews

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“As a first edition, this book has the potential to be a strong presence in pediatric dental education, particularly from a clinical perspective.” (Doody’s, 15 November 2013)
Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Roslyn Crisp, DDS, MS (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry)
Description: This is a comprehensive, concise introduction to and review of pediatric dentistry.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a concise book on pediatric dentistry. This book certainly met this objective. The authors note that it can be used in dental auxiliary training, doctoral student training, and as a review for experienced dental professionals.
Audience: This well-written introduction and review can be helpful to students, residents, and practitioners.
Features: The book presents general information with just the right amount of detail. Readers who come away with complete comprehension of the information this book presents will have a good understanding of pediatric dentistry. It will enable them to provide quality care to their patients. It is well organized, subject areas are covered well, and the clinical pictures are great.
Assessment: As a first edition, this book has the potential to be a strong presence in pediatric dental education, particularly from a clinical perspective.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444336764
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/28/2012
  • Series: At a Glance Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Monty Duggal is Professor and Head of Paediatric Dentistry at Leeds Dental Institute, UK. Angus Cameron is Clinical Associate Professor and Head of Paediatric Dentistry at Westmead Hospital and The University of Sydney, Australia. Jack Toumba is Professor of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry at Leeds Dental Institute, UK.

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Table of Contents

Treatment planning, growth and development

1 Planning treatment for children 6

2 Growth and development 8

3 Child cognitive and psychological development 10

Strategies for management of the child patient

4 Behaviour management 12

5 Aversive conditioning and management of phobia 14

6 Local analgesia 16

7 Conscious sedation 18

8 General anaesthesia 20

9 Rubber dam 22

10 Dental radiography 24

Prevention of caries and erosion

11 Preventive care for children 26

12 Topical fluorides I 28

13 Topical fluorides II 30

14 Systemic fluoridation and fluoride toxicity 32

15 Cariology 34

16 Caries risk assessment and detection 36

17 Dental erosion 38

Restorative management in the primary dentition

18 Early childhood caries 40

19 Strip crowns for primary incisors 42

20 Plastic restorations in primary molars 44

21 Pulp therapy 46

22 Crowns for primary molars 48

23 Management of extensive caries 50

Management of first permanent molars

24 Preservation of the first permanent molar 52

25 Molar incisor hypomineralisation 54

Space management

26 Space maintenance 56

Dento-alveolar trauma

27 Assessment of trauma in children 58

28 Trauma to primary teeth 60

29 Crown fractures in permanent teeth 62

30 Complicated crown and crown/root fractures 64

31 Non-vital immature teeth 66

32 Root fractures 68

33 Luxations and avulsion 70

Paediatric oral medicine and pathology

34 Diagnosis, biopsy and investigation of pathology in children 72

35 Differential diagnosis of pathology of the jaws 74

36 Management of odontogenic infections in children 76

37 Ulcers and vesiculobullous lesions in children 78

38 Swellings and enlargements of the gingiva 80

39 Oral pathology in the newborn 82

Dental and oro-facial anomalies

40 Premature loss of primary teeth 84

41 Missing teeth and extra teeth 86

42 Disorders of tooth shape and size 88

43 Enamel disorders 90

44 Disorders of dentine and eruptive defects 92

Management of children with special needs

45 Physical and learning disabilities I 94

46 Physical and learning disabilities II 96

47 Bleeding disorders 98

48 Thalassaemia and other blood dyscrasias 100

49 Children with congenital heart defects 102

50 Children with cancer 104

51 The diabetic child 106

52 Kidney and liver disease and organ transplantation 108

53 Prescribing drugs for children 110

References 113

Index 115

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