Fundamentals of Pediatric Dentistry

Book Info
University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City. Third edition of a textbook for dental students on the practice of dentistry in children and adolescents. Focuses on behavioral and developmental aspects as well as diagnosis and treatment. Color and halftone illustrations.

Editorial Reviews
From Book News, Inc.
A text that presents step-by-step guidelines for all phases of pediatric dentistry. The 24 chapters are arranged within sections on diagnosis, prevention, child management, and clinical procedures. Each chapter concludes with review questions, the answers to which are at the back of the book. This revised edition incorporates many recent changes in management styles and clinical methods. Very well illustrated in b&w, with some color. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Table of Contents:
1. Behavioral and Physical Assessment
2. Occlusal Assessment
3. Radiographic Assessment
4. Soft Tissue Assessment
5. Hard Tissue Assessment

6. Oral Hygiene Education
7. Fluoride Therapy
8. Sealants and Preventive Resin Restorations

Child Management
9. Behavior Management
10. Conscious Sedation
11. Hospital Dentistry
12. Local Anesthesia
13. Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Inhalation

Clinical Procedures
14. Morphology of the Primary Teeth
15. Restorative Procedures for Primary Molars
16. Stainless Steel Crown Procedures for Primary Molars
17. Restorative Procedures for Primary Incisors
18. Pulp Treatment
19. Trauma to Anterior Teeth
20. Extraction Techniques
21. Space Maintenance
22. Prosthodontics
23. Guidance of the Developing Occlusion
24. Treatment Planning

Review Answers


400pp: 661 illus (28 in color)