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Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry (2nd Edition)

This handbook aims to allow quick access to key practical information in all areas of paediatric dentistry, presenting the essentials of management of children with oral and dental trauma, dental caries, oral infections, cardiac disease, endocrine, and haematologic and oncologic disorders.

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Univ. of Sydney, Australia. Practical handbook bringing together the information required by clinicians in their daily management of pediatric patients. Includes over 200 color photographs of dental abnormalities. For students and practitioners. 38 contributors, 3 U.S.

About the Second Edition, From the Publisher:

In a practical, concise, pocket-sized format, the new second edition of this indispensable resource presents all the information required for clinicians in their day-to-day management of pediatric dental patients. It explains, clearly and succinctly, the essentials of managing a wide range of conditions: oral and dental trauma; dental caries; oral infections; cardiac disease; endocrine, hematological, and oncological disorders; and patients who have received organ transplants. More than 200 full-color photographs clearly show pathology, anomalies, medically compromised children, and trauma.

Key Features

Concise presentation addresses the management of all common dental conditions seen in children, including children with special needs.
Over 200 color illustrations facilitate the diagnosis of dental abnormalities.
Essential, practical information is presented in a highly accessible and useful format.
The convenient handbook size ensures that the book can be easily referred to in the clinical setting.

New to this Edition

The chapter on child management has been divided into two separate chapters, with the first covering assessment and the second addressing pain control to present more emphasis on local anesthesia, sedation, and general anesthesia.
Chapters on restorative dentistry and orthodontics are completely rewritten to reflect the latest advances and techniques in the field.
All content throughout the book has been meticulously reviewed and updated.

Table of Contents
1. Assessment 2. Pain control 3. Fluoride modalities 4. Dental caries and restorative paediatric dentistry 5. Pulp therapy for primary teeth 6. Trauma management 7. Oral pathology 8. Dental anomalies 9. Medically compromised children 10. Orthodontic diagnosis and treatment in the mixed dentition 11. Management of the cleft lip and palate 12. Speech and language development Appendices

Author Information
By Angus C Cameron, BDS, MDSc, FRACDS, Specialist, Paediatric Dentistry, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia ; and Richard P Widmer, BDSc, MDSc, FRACDS, Head of Unit, Paediatric Dentistry, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia