Pediatric Dentistry: Principles and Practice,
Edition 3
By M. S. Muthu and N Sivakumar

Publication Date: 21 Sep 2022

Pediatric Dentistry: Principles and Practice, 3e is based on syllabi prescribed by Dental Council of India (DCI) and the book will help BDS IV year students in understanding the fundamental concepts and current practice trends in Pediatric Dentistry. The contents are well-structured and presented in a lucid manner making it easy for readers to comprehend the discussed text with clarity.

Key Features

• Completely revised and updated, this edition is clinically oriented, supported with visual representation of step-by-step procedures that provide strong foundation of pediatric dentistry for UG dentistry students

• Comprehensive coverage of the subject for undergraduates, keeping in view the curriculum and also the latest guidelines and terminology

• Chapters on Teeth Identification, unique for this textbook, and Chronology and Morphology of Primary and Permanent Teeth will help the student in identifying dentition easily, that in turn will help in decision making process.

• Provides a thorough understanding through illustrations and explanations of problem areas on various concepts.

• Every effort has been made to make this book comprehensive for undergraduates and a platform for postgraduate students, given the changing trends in Pediatric dentistry.

• Contributors are from across the globe, including  contributions from experts in each topic. The content in all the chapters is updated to help an aspiring student in current knowledge

New Features

• Each chapter will provide PowerPoint slides for the faculties to use as a preliminary version for their UG classes. They can edit as needed and use them

Handy supplementary forms have been included for a few chapters, namely Case history, Protective stabilization, which students and practitioners can use to diagnose the problems and manage a child properly. It regularly allows excellent documentation at the department and clinic level to systematically collect data and write research papers

• All the related and integrated specialties of Pediatric Dentistry is extensively covered with the experts in the field under "Interdisciplinary Pediatric Dentistry"

• The terminologies and sections divisions are updated with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD) guidelines

Clinician’s Corner – Handy, clinical tips were provided at the end of each relevant chapter to understand better the topic for the students and the Practicing Dentists and Pediatric dentists

• Chapters on exceptional and innovative topics such as Research Methodology for beginners, Dental Photography, Psychological ownership, Ethics, Ergonomics, which are often expected, have been included

• Administering LA to children - one of the most challenging things in Pediatric Dentistry is addressed through a dedicated chapter on The "TeDiE Technique

• Flowcharts have been included in many chapters to understand the subject or procedures better.

• Stepwise clinical images have been provided for specific clinical procedures (viz. ART, Strip crown)

About the author
By M. S. Muthu and N Sivakumar
Table of Contents

Section I: Fundamentals

1 Introduction to Pediatric Dentistry and Basics of Interacting With Children

MS Muthu, N Sivakumar, and KC Vignesh

2 History Taking, Examination, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning in Pediatric Dentistry

Steven JL Rodrigues, M Anusha, and KC Vignesh

3 Essential Pediatrics for the Pediatric Dentist

Umapathy Pasupathy, Ram Mohan, Jayaraj, Muthu, and M Kirthiga

4 Morphology of Primary and Permanent Teeth

Latha Nirmal, KC Vignesh, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

5 Teeth Identification

Jean Aishwarya, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

6 Fundamentals of Speech and Language Development

KV Vijay Kumar

Section II: Development of Dentition, Occlusion and Molar Incisor Hypomineralization

7 Development of Dentition and Occlusion

N Sivakumar and MS Muthu

8 Chronology and Eruption of Primary and Permanent Teeth

Priya Jayakumar, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

9 Molar Incisor Hypomineralization

Priya Jayakumar

Section III: Child Psychology and Basic Behavior Guidance

10 Child Psychology, 103

N Sivakumar, Sharath Asokan, and MS Muthu

11 Basic Behavior Guidance,

N Sivakumar and MS Muthu

12 Nitrous Oxide and Inhalational Sedation

Kunal Gupta and Padmanabhan Yuvaraj

Section IV: Advanced Behaviour Guidance

13 Protective Stabilization and Hand Over the Mouth Exercise

Jeeva Rathan

14 General Guidelines for Sedation and General Anesthesia

Padmanabhan Yuvaraj, MS Muthu, and N SivaKumar

15 Oral and Parenteral Sedation

Y Padmanabhan, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

16 General Anesthesia and Hospital Dentistry

N Elavazhagan and M Padmanabhan Yuvaraj

Section V: Preventive Dentistry

Section Va: Preventive Dentistry - Fundamentals

17 First Dental Visit

Steven JL Rodrigues, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

18 Principles of Preventive Dentistry

N Sivakumar, MS Muthu, and Sneha S Patil

19 Maternal Oral Health, Prenatal and Antenatal Issues

Arun Xavier Mamachan

20 Infant Oral Health and Anticipatory Guidance

Uma Dixit, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

21 Plaque Control Measures in Pediatric Dentistry

Anshula Deshpande, Abinash Mohapatra, KC Vignesh, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

22 Pit and Fissure Sealants

Sulekha Doley, EMG Subramnian, KC Vignesh, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

23 Dental Health Education and School Dental Health Program

SVSG Nirmala, K Rekhalakshmi, and N Sivakumar

Section Vb: Fluorides in Pediatric Dentistry

24 Fluorides in the Community

Aarthi Jagadeesan, JM Farzan, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

25 Topical Fluorides in Pediatric Dentistry, 268

Aarthi Jagadeesan, JM Farzan, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

Section VI: Cariology

26 Pathology and Epidemiology of Dental Caries

Carunonidhy Usha

27 Nonoperative Management in Dental Caries

Carounanidy Usha

28 Diet and Nutrition

Noopur, SVSG Nirmala, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

29 Early Childhood Caries

MS Muthu, Sneha S Patil, Ankita Saikia, N Sivakumar, and M Kirthiga

Section VII: Pediatric Operative Dentistry

Section VIIa: Fundamentals of Pediatric Operative Dentistry

30 Cavity Preparation and Isolation Methods

G Felsy Premila, KC Vignesh, K Rekhalakshmi, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

Section VIIb: Pediatric Operative Dentistry - Techniques

31 Conservative Adhesive Restorations

KC Vignesh, EMG Subramanian, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

32 Atraumatic Restorative Treatment

Viral Maru

33 Hall Technique

Sunil Babu Kotha

34 Polishing of Composites and GIC Restorations—Step-by-Step Approach

A Chakravarthy

Section VIIc: Crowns in Pediatric Dentistry

35 Stainless Steel Crowns

J Jeevarathan, MS Muthu, N Sivakumar, and KC Vignesh

36 Strip Crowns and Polycarbonate Crowns

KC Vignesh

37 Zirconia Crowns in Pediatric Dentistry

William F Waggoner

Section VIII: Pulp Therapy

38 Diagnosis of Pulpal Pathology in Children

Mousumi Gowsami

39 Pulp Capping, Pulpotomy, and Pulpectomy in Pediatric Dentistry

Sankalp Taparia and Priya Jayakumar

40 Management of Young Permanent Teeth and Regenerative Endodontics

Natana Sabapathy Velmurugan, and Priya Jayakumar

41 Microscopic and Rotary Endodontics

Prasad K Musale

Section IX: Traumatic Injuries to the Teeth and Supporting Structures

42 Epidemiology and Classification of Traumatic Dental Injuries

Priya Subramaniam, KC Vignesh, N Sivakumar, MS Muthu, Morankar Rahul, and Shubhi Goel

43 Diagnosis and Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries in Primary Dentition

Nitesh Tewari, Shubhi Goel, Sukeshana Srivastav, and MS Muthu

44 Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries of Permanent Teeth

Nitesh Tewari, Morankar Rahul, and Amandeep Kaur

45 Current Concepts in Management of Avulsion

Tarun Walia, MS Muthu, and Sneha Patil

46 Sports Dentistry for Children and Adolescents

Sneha Divekar, MS Muthu, N Sivakumar, and Shubhi Goel

Section X: Pediatric Orthodontics

47 Growth and Development

Vignesh Kailsam, Meera Ramasamy, and Priya Jayakumar

48 Diagnosis of Orthodontic Problems in Children

Balasubramani and Meera Ramaswamy

49 Preventive and Interceptive Orthodontics

Sadanand Kulkarni and Meera Ramaswamy

50 Space Maintainers and Regainers

Sivakumar Nuvula, Meera Ramaswamy, and Priya Jayakumar

51 Oral Habits

SVSG Nirmala, Ragavendra Shetty, and Uma Nagarajan

52 Myofunctional Therapy and Orthotropics

Priyanka Acharya, Ashwin Jawdekar, and Meera Ramasamy

53 Newer Orthodontic Treatments

Justin JC Lee

Section XI: Children With Special Health Care Needs and Medical Emergencies

Section XIa: Children With Special Health Care Needs

54 Dental Care for Children With Special Health-Care Needs

Sanchit Paul

55 Management of Medically Compromised Children

Kavitha Swaminathan, H Selvakumar, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

56 Cleft Lip and Palate Management

Aditi Kapur and Sanjiv Verma

57 Presurgical Nasoalveolar Moulding (PNAM)

Seema Thakur

Section XIb: Medical Emergencies

58 Medical and Dental Emergencies in the Dental Office

Rakesh Gupta and Bhavna Kaul

Section XII: Interdisciplinary Pediatric Dentistry

Section XIIa: Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

59 Introduction to Local Anesthesia

Gurusamy Kayalvizhi, R Priya, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

60 TeDiE Technique—Injecting the Innocent

MS Muthu and T Chandrapriya

61 Extraction Techniques in Children

MN Vishwanath

62 Minor Surgical Procedures in Pediatric Dentistry

Kandasamy Ganesan

Section XIIb: Prosthodontics

63 Prosthodontic Considerations for Children and Adolescents

K Korath Abraham, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

64 Dental Implants in Pediatric Dentistry

Rekhalakshmi Kamatham, Nilesh Rathi, and Korath Abraham

Section XIIc: Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

65 Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Treatment Considerations

S Vandan, Sumanth Kumbargere Nagraj, B Ajay Reginald, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

Section XIId: Periodontology

66 Gingival and Periodontal Diseases in Children and Adolescents

Seema Thakur

Section XIIe: Forensic Odontology and Child Abuse

67 Forensic Odontology

A Balamurugan and C Thamarai Selvan

68 Child Abuse and Neglect

Divya Prahlad, Tabassum Tayab, and AR Prabhakar

Section XIII: Research Methodology

69 Fundamental of Biostatistics

M Kirthiga, MS Muthu, and N Sivakumar

70 Study Designs

Akila Ganesh, Sneha S Patil, and MS Muthu

71 Tests of Significance

Akila Ganesh and M Ankita Saikia

72 Introduction to Systematic Reviews

Akila Ganesh, MS Muthu, and Sneha S Patil

Section XIV: Advanced Pediatric Dentistry

73 Dental Bleaching for Children and Adolescents

B Mohan

74 Temporomandibular Disorders in Children

P Anantanarayanan and P Elavenil

75 Stem Cells in Pediatric Dentistry

Mridula Goswami

76 Fundamentals of Dental Photography

Praveen Rajesh

77 Lasers in Pediatric Dentistry

Vijay Prakash Mathur, MS Saravanakumar, and Gauri Kalra Yadav

Section XV: Miscellaneous

78 Restorative Materials Used in Pediatric Dentistry

Sonu Acharya

79 Radiology in Pediatric Dentistry

Sampath Reddy, MS Muthu, Sharath Asokan, N Sivakumar, and M Kirthiga

80 Indices Used in Pediatric Dentistry

Abinash Mohapatra, Parisa Norouzi, N Sivakumar, and MS Muthu

81 Genetics Aspects of Dental Anomalies

P Aruna and MS Muthu

82 Adolescence and Adolescent Dentistry

Anshula Deshpande

83 Drugs Used in Pediatric Dentistry

Subbalekshmi, Akhilesh Prathap, M Priya, MS Muthu, N Sivakumar, and M Kirthiga

84 Practice Management in Pediatric Dentistry

Sukhdeep Singh

85 Dental Auxiliaries and Ergonomics

Priyanka Kalimireddy, AR Prabhakar, Amitha M Shagale, and B Shivani

86 Infection Control

YM Karuna, AR Prabhakar, and N Basappa

Book details
ISBN: 9788131253472
Page Count: 1122
Retail Price : £56.03