Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry

Mosby, 2003 - 414 pagina's
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This new, revised handbook builds on the success of the first edition, offering dental students and practitioners a concise, practical and highly illustrated guide to the day-to-day management of child patients. Extensive color illustrations throughout the book help facilitate diagnosis of dental abnormalities, and up-to-date, expanded information makes this book an essential companion in the dental office.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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Over de auteur (2003)

Angus Cameron completed dentistry at the University of Sydney in 1984 and began work as a junior dental officer at Westmead. He joined the Department of Paediatric Dentistry as a registrar in 1987 and was the first to complete the Master of Dental Science degree in Paediatric Dentistry in NSW in 1991. Angus was appointed a specialist in 1992 and became Head of Department in 1997. He is currently Clinical Associate Professor and Head of Paediatric Dentistry at the University of Sydney and Visiting Senior Specialist at the Children's Hospital at Westmead. Angus was also appointed Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide and is currently the Registrar (Special Field Streams) of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. In 2007, he was elected a Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Angus is co-editor of the Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry, now in its 3rd edition and translated into six languages. His major clinical interests are in the areas of paediatric oral medicine and pathology, dental anomalies and craniofacial biology.

Dr Widmer received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Melbourne and his Masters Degree in Paediatric Dentistry also from the University of Melbourne. The majority of his paediatric clinical practice over the last 25 years has been at the Westmead Centre for Oral Health and The Children's Hospital at Westmead. He is a very active clinician and lecturer, presenting to students and graduates in all branches of the health sciences, as well as being invited to present at conferences, both locally and internationally. Dr Widmer is currently the Associate Clinical Professor in Paediatric Dentistry at the University of Sydney and Director of the Dental Department at The Children's Hospital at Westmead. He is a past President of the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry , the Australasian Academy of Paediatric Dentistry and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry.

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