Revised sedation guidelines for pediatric patients (presented
during the May 2004 AAPD meeting) are reflected, so that
practitioners stay current on pain and anxiety control issues.
Text boxes spotlight topics of interest, such as tobacco use,
the Alternative Restorative Treatment, and brushing techniques for
Coverage includes anticipatory guidance, an innovative approach
to preventive dentistry — this proactive developmentally based
counseling system focuses on the needs of a child at a particular
stage of life.
Coverage of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment situations is
expanded, with more illustrations to provide readers with examples
of clinical scenarios.
Contributions on dental trauma in the primary and transitional
dentitions are completely rewritten to include the most current
developments in trauma management.
A completely new contribution on pulp therapy for young
permanent teeth offers a review of the normal histology of the
primary pulp, and discusses the basis for the different forms of
pulpal treatment for the primary dentition.
The behavior management chapter is revised to include the many
recent changes in this field, a critical topic of interest when
working with pediatric patients.
Emphasis is placed on age-appropriate topics throughout each
section, such as genetic disorders in Conception to Age Three;
managing trauma in The Primary Dentition Years and The Transitional
Years; and esthetics and sports dentistry in Adolescence.
New appendixes include HIPAA information and a schedule for
childhood immunizations — important information for any pediatric
PART 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF
PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY 1. The Practical Importance of
Pediatric Dentistry 2. Oral Pathologic Conditions and Soft
Tissue Anomalies 3. Anomalies of the Developing Dentition 4.
Oral and Dental Care of Local and Systemic Diseases 5. Topics
in Pediatric Physiology 6. Nonpharmacologic Issues in Pain
Perception and Control 7. Pain Perception Control 8. Pain
Reaction Control: Sedation 9. Antimicrobials in Pediatric
Dentistry 10. Medical Emergencies 11. Dental Public Health
Issues in Pediatric Dentistry PART 2: CONCEPTION TO AGE
THREE 12. The Dynamics of Change Physical Changes
Cognitive Changes Emotional Changes Social Changes
Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Dental Disease 13. Examination,
Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning of the Infant and Toddler
14. Prevention of Dental Disease 15. Introduction to Dental
Trauma: Managing Traumatic Injuries in the Primary Dentition
16. Congenital Genetic Disorders and Syndromes PART 3: THE
PRIMARY DENTITION YEARS: THREE TO SIX YEARS 17. The
Dynamics of Change Physical Changes Cognitive Changes
Emotional Changes Social Changes Epidemiology and Mechanisms
of Dental Disease 18. Examination, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Planning 19. Prevention of Dental Disease 20. Dental Materials
21. Restorative Dentistry for the Primary Dentition 22. Pulp
Therapy for the Primary Dentition 23. Patient Management 24.
Periodontal Problems in Children and Adolescents 25. Space
Maintenance in the Primary Dentition 26. Oral Habits 27.
Orthodontic Treatment in the Primary Dentition 28. Local
Anesthesia and Oral Surgery in Children PART 4: THE
TRANSITIONAL YEARS: SIX TO TWELVE YEARS 29. The Dynamics
of Change Physical Changes Cognitive Changes Emotional Changes
Social Changes Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Dental Disease
30. Examination, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning 31.
Prevention of Dental Disease 32. Pit and Fissure Sealants and
Conservative Adhesive Restorations: Scientific and Clincial
Rationale 33. Pulp Therapy for Young Permanent Dentition 34.
Managing Traumatic Injuries in the Young Permanent Dentition
35. Treatment Planning and Treatment of Orthodontic Problems
PART 5: ADOLESCENCE 36. The Dynamics of Change Physical
Changes Cognitive Changes Social Changes Epidemiology and
Mechanisms of Dental Disease 37. Examination, Diagnosis, and
Treatment Planning for General and Orthodontic Problems 38.
Prevention of Dental Disease 39. Aesthetic Restorative
Dentistry for the Adolescent 40. Sports Dentistry and Mouth
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule -
United States, 2004
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
Anticpatory Guidance for Children's Dental HEalth Childhood