Editors: Satyawan Damle, Ritesh Kalaskar, Dhanashree Sakhare

Illustrated Pediatric Dentistry - Part 2

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ISBN: 978-981-5080-78-0 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-5080-77-3 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2023
DOI: 10.2174/97898150807731230101


Illustrated Pediatric Dentistry is intended to be a text book for enhancing the knowledge and understanding of paediatric dentistry amongst undergraduate and postgraduate students. This textbook is updated with the latest information on techniques employed in paediatric dentistry. Chapters in this part cover primary paediatric dentistry, its clinical aspects, preventive dentistry, and information about the latest trends prevalent in this specialty field of dentistry. The text will equip readers with the knowledge suited to the changing environment of this vital domain. The editor of this textbook has over forty-four years of teaching experience in paediatric dentistry and is able to successfully impart a broad perspective of the subject through the book’s contents. This textbook is the amalgamation of the experience and knowledge of various subject experts that command a high international reputation.

Part 2 covers orofacial swelling, pediatric space management, interceptive orthodontics and myofunctional therapy, gingival and periodontal diseases, oral hygiene, minimum intervention dentistry (MID), molar incisor hypoplasia (MIH), restorative dentistry, and oral examination and diagnostic aids used in pediatric dentistry.

Key Features:

- The 15, structured chapters present the latest trends in paediatric dentistry

- The book content is illustrated with quality clinical images,

- Chapters cover contemporary concepts of problems experienced when treating multiple dental disorders in young patients

- Contributions from subject experts present distinct clinical expertise and a unique style of imparting important current knowledge to budding professionals

- The book includes modern and current state-of-the-art techniques used in the clinic

- Topic outlines throughout the book will greatly help readers to quickly locate and review the content. Contents of the book are very well structured and presented in a lucid manner, making it easy to understand.


It is imperative to have an established approach to handling Children’s oral diseases. ‘Illustrated Pediatric Dentistry,’ is an unpretentious endeavour to integrate the latest developments and up-to-date reviews in the field of Pediatric dentistry by distinguished writers. The book intends to allow students to understand the conceptions of Pediatric dentistry and create a spur to discover the subject by advance reading. Several illustrations, descriptions and graphic drawings have been included to attract the students and make the subject simple to comprehend. A healthy mouth is a gateway to a healthy body and the best time to inculcate healthy habits is through childhood. Prevention of the initiation of oral diseases and training appropriate oral hygiene methods are commenced best throughout the formative years of the child. With a substantial percentage of the worldwide population being in the Pediatric age group, it is imperious to have a scientific approach in the behaviour management, prevention and treatment modalities in the dental office, as Pediatric dentistry is a fast-growing division of dental disciplines that lays the basis for the impending dental health of the populace.

The book has been divided into several sections. The sections on child psychology and the emotional development of children are important to learn the basics of various behaviour management strategies. The section on dental caries sensitizes the reader towards the most common dental disorder that is seen in children, and preventive procedures aimed towards lessening dental caries are the necessity of the hour. While an endeavour has been made to include the growth and development of the facial structures and dentition and along with their disturbances and the interceptive and preventive procedures to monitor the erupting teeth.

Pediatric Operative techniques, including endodontics and management of teeth with immature apices affected due to dental caries and traumatic injuries have been given prominence. Innovations in the field of Pediatric dentistry are transpiring amazingly fast, and it is crucial to stay up to date with the latest materials, equipment and techniques to deliver the highest quality of care to our little patients.

The new book cannot be successfully compiled without the collective contribution regarding meticulous reviews of the manuscript to keep pace with the latest innovative novelties. The credit for introducing a new textbook goes to the contributors for their engrossment, devotion and dedication in presenting a manuscript after applying prudent and well-adjudged scrutiny and analytical approach and have excelled in exploring the things to the ultimate.

Accumulation of information and its cogent management would not have been conceivable without the efforts of the contributors who have painstakingly submitted their manuscripts to shape this gargantuan task and to introduce this book in the service of Pediatric dentistry.

Satyawan Damle
Former Vice-Chancellor,
Maharishi Markandeshwar University,
Mullana (Ambala), India

Ritesh Kalaskar
Department of Pedodontic and Preventive Dentistry
Government Dental College & Hospital, Nagpur
Dhanashree Sakhare
Lavanika Dental Academy,


Abdulkadeer Jetpurwala
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai