Lexicomp’s Manual of Pediatric Dentistry is designed for all dental professionals looking for efficient diagnosis and treatment of the most frequent conditions occurring within pediatric dentistry. In response to market need, this written for dentists by dentists guide includes 14 tabbed chapters, 6 additional sub topics, and 180 photographs and images-making it the ideal chair side photographic reference for the most common pediatric dental issues.
With the recent growth in pediatric dentistry, this is the reference that general dentists have been searching for to competently and conscientiously treat children. This manual is designed for both reference and immediate feedback of clinical information, diagnosis, and treatment protocols. Topic areas include:
- Sample prescriptions for antibiotics, fluoride and pain control including dosing and instructions for each age group
- Traumatic injuries to the teeth and jaws
- Preoperative sedation routines and administration
- Most likely emergencies in a pediatric setting
- Eruption charts
- Developmental tables
Table of Contents
- Primary Dentition
- Early Mixed Dentition
- Late Mixed Dentition
- Permanent Dentition
- Development of Occlusion
- Pathology and Abnormalities
- Medical Emergencies
- Sample Prescriptions
David M. Sullivan, DDS, MS, FACP wears several different hats in his professional life. He has been in the private practice of pediatric dentistry in Cincinnati, Ohio since 1982. Dr. Sullivan is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Sullivan is currently the President of the Dental Staff at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Sullivan is a consultant to the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and aids in the Oral Clinical Examination for board certification in Pediatric Dentistry. He is an active member of the American Dental Association and has been inducted into the American College of Dentists. The American College of Dentists (ACD) is the oldest national honorary organization for dentists. Its members have exemplified excellence through outstanding leadership and exceptional contributions to dentistry and society. Dr. Sullivan is a consultant for the athletic department at Xavier University. He is also the dentist for the animals at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens. He serves as a consultant to other organizations in Pediatric Dentistry and Veterinary Dentistry.
“I love my profession, the challenges it presents, and the rewards that accompany providing care to the highest standards. I value the opportunity to be involved in the lives of my patients. I work diligently to continue my education so that I can continue to deliver care that is the very best available. I am dedicated to the highest standards of my profession, and will accept nothing less."