America's Dental Bookstore

(for instructions on using this site, see our home page)

Return to Shopping Cart

America's Dental Bookstore

Dental Books
Anatomy Books Anesthesia & Sedation BooksBehavior of Patients
Clinical Dentistry & Treatment PlanningCosmetic Dentistry BooksDental Assisting Books
Dental EmergenciesDental Hygiene BooksDental MaterialsEndodontics
Fixed ProsthodonticsHistory of DentistryHumor ImplantologyLaboratory Technology
MicrobiologyOcclusion & TMJ BooksOral BiologyOral Pathology & Oral Medicine
Oral PhysiologyOral SurgeryOrthodonticsPediatric DentistryPeriodontics & Prevention
PharmacologyPractice ManagementPractice Mgmt. Finance & Regulations
Practice Mgmt. MarketingPractice Mgmt. TheoryPsychology & Patient AnxietyRadiology
Removable ProsthodonticsRestorative DentistryTest Preparation Books

Consumer Information Books
Amalgam & MercuryBraces Children's BooksGeneral Care & Misc. Books
Consumer Information About Cosmetic DentistryDental Articles

Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

* Full-color format featuring step-by-step photos and detailed drawings illustrate each technique and visualize key concepts.
* Discussions of both common and uncommon procedures provide an understanding of the timing of treatment and the prevention of potential problems.
* Material on speech disorders demonstrates the risk factors and craniofacial relationships for the surgeon to consider when determining functional outcomes.
* A chapter dedicated to molecular genetics and syndrome recognition supplies the reader with knowledge of genetics that can assist in diagnosis and development of treatment.
* Descriptions of the principles and changes of facial growth in children help to develop a rational treatment plan.
* Subject matter relating to anesthesia and sedation in pediatric patients presents important management challenges and suggests guidelines for procedures.
* A chapter suggests guidelines for deep sedation and anesthesia in pediatric offices.
* A chapter on maxillofacial infections covers diagnosis and treatment in an area that comprises a significant part of oral and maxillofacial surgery training and practice.
* Thorough discussion of salivary gland inflammatory disorders and salivary tumors in children.
* Extensive features on head and neck tumors in children give insight into the difficult decisions regarding chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or resection.
* Step-by-step analyses of ancillary procedures provide detailed information on pediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery.
* Comprehensive coverage of orofacial pain, facial fractures, soft tissue abnormalities, and vascular anomalies improves understanding of these sometimes confusing conditions.

Table of Contents

Part 1: General Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient 1. Preoperative assessment of the pediatric patient 2. Molecular genetics and syndrome recognition for the clinician 3. Psychological considerations in the pediatric surgical patient 4. Practical considerations in facial growth 5. Speech disorders associated with dentofacial abnormalities 6. Behavioral management and conscious sedation of pediatric patients in the oral surgery office 7. Deep sedation for pediatric patients 8. Anesthetic considerations and metabolic care of infants and children in the perioperative period 9. Ancillary surgical procedures Part II: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Procedures 10. Dentoalveolar surgery 11. Intraoral soft tissue abnormalities Part III: Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Procedures 12. Infections of the maxillofacial region 13. Salivary gland inflammatory disorders in children 14. Salivary gland tumors in children 15. Jaw tumors in children 16. Head and neck malignancies in children 17. Vascular anomalies of the maxillofacial region 18. Facial trauma I: midface fractures 19. Facial trauma II: dentoalveolar injuries and mandibular fractures 20. Orthognathic surgery in the growing child 21. Sequential management of the child with cleft lip and palate 22. Microtia and ear reconstruction in children 23. Temporomandibular joint dysfunction and facial pain in children 24. Congenital abnormalities of the temporomandibular joint 25. Acquired abnormalities of the temporomandibular joint

Author Information

By Leonard B. Kaban, DMD, MD, FACS, Walter C. Guralnick Professor and Chairman, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA; and Maria J. Troulis