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TitlePediatric Restorative Dentistry [electronic resource] / edited by Soraya Coelho Leal, Eliana Mitsue Takeshita
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
Edition 1st ed. 2019
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Descript VIII, 228 p. 88 illus., 86 illus. in color. online resource


This book describes and discusses the different restorative options for managing carious lesions in children with primary and mixed dentition. The aim is to provide practitioners with thorough, up-to-date information that will improve their clinical practice. The opening chapters present a comprehensive overview regarding diagnosis of carious lesions, risk assessment, child behavior and development, and behavioral management. The importance of oral health promotion and prevention in controlling lesion progression and maintaining oral health is reviewed. The impact of various factors on clinician decision making is then explained in detail, examples including the type of dentition (primary versus permanent), the clinical and radiographic aspect of the dentine carious lesion (noncavitated or cavitated), and whether the lesion is associated with a developmental defect. Guidance is provided on selection of nonoperative versus operative interventions, and the restorative materials most frequently used in pediatric dentistry are fully described, highlighting their advantages and disadvantages. Readers will also find an informative series of cases, with explanation of the choices in terms of materials and approach


1 Caries diagnosis: a comprehensive exercise -- 2 Child behavioral management -- 3 Primary and permanent dentitions: characteristics and differences -- 4 The whole of diet and oral hygiene on dental caries -- 5 Fluoride agents and dental caries -- 6 Alternatives to enhance the anticaries effects of fluoride -- 7 Developmental defects of the enamel -- 8 Dental sealants -- 9 Infiltrant in pediatric dentistry -- 10 Non-operative approaches for managing cavitated dentin carious lesions -- 11 Restorative materials in pediatric dentistry -- 12 Atraumatic Restorative Treatment -- 13 Hall technique -- 14 Esthetic restorations -- 15 Early Childhood Caries -- 16 Oral Health Maintenance

Dentistry Pediatrics Dentistry. Pediatrics.


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