Editors: Satyawan Damle, Ritesh Kalaskar, Dhanashree Sakhare

Illustrated Pediatric Dentistry - Part 4

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ISBN: 978-981-5080-84-1 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-5080-83-4 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2023
DOI: 10.2174/97898150808341230101


This textbook presents the latest information and techniques in pediatric dentistry. The chapters cover primary pediatric dentistry, its clinical aspects, preventive dentistry, and information about the latest trends in the specialty. The text will equip readers with the knowledge suited to the changing environment of this vital domain. This textbook's editor has over forty-four years of teaching experience in pediatric dentistry and gives a broad perspective through the book content. This book is also an amalgamation of the knowledge brought forth by numerous subject experts of international repute.

Part 4 covers specialized topics for clinical practice that professionals need to understand. The book covers drugs in pediatric dentistry, anesthesia, dental surgery, implants and lasers. Special topics like the management of special needs children and HIV/AIDs patients, new advances and genetics are also covered in this part.

Key features:

  • - The 16, structured chapters keep the latest trends of the subject in mind
  • - The book content is illustrated with quality clinical images
  • - Chapters cover contemporary concepts of problems experienced when treating multiple dental disorders
  • - The contributions exhibit distinct clinical expertise and the capability of imparting inimitable knowledge to budding professionals
  • - The book includes state-of-the-art techniques used in the clinic

Topic outlines help to quickly review and easily locate content. Also, the Contents of the book are well structured and presented in a very lucid manner, making it easy to understand for students.

Audience: Undergraduate and graduate students of dentistry; trainees in pediatric dentistry.


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 to 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 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 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,