Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent

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Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent

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Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent
Ralph E. McDonald (Author), David R. Avery (Author), Jeffrey A. Dean

Product Details

Hardcover: 800 pages
Publisher: Mosby; 8 edition
(March 1, 2004)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0323024505
ISBN-13: 978-0323024501
Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.6 x 1.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 5 pounds

Product Description
One of the most successful textbooks in pediatric dentistry, this
expert resource provides superior, comprehensive coverage of oral care
for infants, children, teenagers, and medically compromised
individuals. Thoroughly revised material offers the most up-to-date
diagnostic and treatment recommendations based on current research,
literature, and clinical experience. Now in its 8th edition, this
classic text continues to offer in-depth coverage of all areas relevant
to the contemporary science and practice of pediatric dentistry.

  • Discussions
    of theories related to molecular biology of the eruption of teeth
    explain problems related to dental eruption and insight into future
    methods for their resolution.

  • Incorporates
    the American Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Association guidelines for the
    most recent advances in treatment of cleft lip and palate.

  • Follows
    academy-approved guidelines for the use of anesthetics in the treatment
    of the child patient as well as outpatient vs. in-patient procedures.

  • Provides an overview of practice management including patient scheduling, insurance, and third party plans.
  • Includes dentists' guide for documenting and reporting child abuse and neglect.
  • Provides valuable information on cavity varnish, mercury toxicity, and glass ionomer cements.
  • Provides
    indications for the use of implants to replace teeth (congenitally
    missing or lost as a result of trauma) in pediatric patients.

  • An
    updated chapter on nutrition and health shows how food choices and
    patterns of eating initiated in childhood affect oral health and
    overall well-being at every stage of life.
  • An
    increased emphasis on the genetic influence of root resorption
    associated with orthodontic treatment explores this hot topic.
  • Coverage of new restorative materials examines their use in everyday clinical restorative practice.
  • New
    coverage of tooth whitening for children and its indications responds
    to the growing popularity of cosmetic tooth whitening for people of all
  • An updated radiography chapter provides thorough information on digital radiography in children's dentistry.
  • Increased
    emphasis on Early Childhood Caries and the Alternative Restorative
    Technique (ART) - a technique used to restore defective or carious
    teeth with minimal cavity preparation followed by placement of a
    fluoride-releasing material - reflects the American Academy of
    Pediatric Dentistry's position on ART.
  • The
    chapter on anxiety control and pain/analgesics includes specific dosage
    recommendations for managing anxious or fearful patients.
  • The updated pharmacologic management chapter includes the latest information on sedation techniques in children.
  • The
    updated trauma chapter includes new splinting recommendations for root
    fractures and the new Titanium Trauma Splint, cross-referenced to the
    International Association of Dental Traumatology Diagnostic and
    Treatment Guidelines, and categories for treatment of avulsed teeth.
  • A
    new section on the dental management of patients with sickle cell
    anemia offers the most current information for treating children with
    disabilities as well as medically compromised patients.
  • Revised illustrations help readers see techniques in a modern dental office setting.

About the Author
Ralph E McDonald, DDS, MS, LLD; David R Avery, DDS, MSD; and Jeffrey A. Dean


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