Pediatric Dentistry for Special Child is a comprehensive and highly illustrated
guide to dentistry for children with special needs.
The book is divided into thirty-five chapters across eight sections, covering learning disabilities, physical disabilities, medical disorders, genetic disorders, emotional and behavioural disorders, and more. The final section covers pharmacological behaviour management in dentistry for children with special needs, including chapters on pre-medication, nitrous oxide/oxygen inhalation sedation, general anaesthesia, and paediatric dentistry in hospital.
Pediatric Dentistry for Special Child covers a wide range of conditions, from Cerebral Palsy to liver disorders, cleft lip and palate, and dyslexia. Each chapter provides management strategies, relevant to a particular paediatric disability. This book is enhanced by over 360 full colour images and illustrations, making it an ideal reference guide for paediatric dentists and paediatricians.
• Comprehensive reference guide to dentistry for children with special
• Covers a wide range of conditions including learning, physical, medical and genetic disabilities
• Includes management of children with emotional and behavioural disorders, and learning difficulties
• 364 full colour images and illustrations
Section 1: Basic Concepts • General Considerations Section 2: Intellectually Challenged • Mental Retardation • Cerebral Palsy • Epilepsy • Autism Section 3: Physically Challenged • Hearing Impairments Visual Impairments • Speech Impairments Section 4: Medically Challenged • Cardiovascular Disorders • Respiratory Disorders • Gastrointestinal Disorders • Renal Disorders • Hematological Disorders • Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders • Liver Disorders and Hepatitis • Pediatric HIV Infection Section 5: Genetically Challenged • Down’s Syndrome • Marfan Syndrome • Pierre Robin Sequence • Ectodermal Dysplasia • Cleidocranial Dysplasia • Crouzon Syndrome • Apert Syndrome • Klinefelter Syndrome • Myopathies • Treacher Collins Syndrome • Hemifacial Microsomia • Cleft Lip and Palate Section 6: Emotionally Challenged • Child Abuse and Neglect Section 7: Learning Disabilities • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder • Dyslexia Section 8: Pharamacological Behavior Management • Premedication • Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Inhalation Sedation • Dental General Anesthesia • Hospital Pediatric Dentistry
Priya Verma Gupta MDS FPFA
Professor and Clinical Head-Suneedhi, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Divya Jyoti College of Dental Sciences and Research, Modi Nagar, Niwari Road, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, Associate Editor
Amitha M Hegde MDS
Professor and Head, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India