Pedodontics


PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

1).Tooth development and eruption .

2) Management of the child patient .

3)Caries .

4)Tooth discoloration.

5)Tooth surface loss ( wear).

6)Endodontics

Tooth development and eprution :

    You should know at what age primary teeth begin to mineralize , at what age their root formation is complete is complete and at what age they erupt.
    Know at what age permanent teeth begin to mineralize , at what age their roor formation is complete and at what age they erupt.

Management of the child patient :

    You should the milestone of child development.
    Be able to relate the milestone to what an individual child can be expected to cope with in the dental surgery.
    Know the strategies that a dentist could employ to help children to cope.
    Appreciate the importance of an accurate and comprehensive history and examination.

Caries :

    You should be able to explain the development of caries to any patient/parent.
    Know the current clinical methods and possible future methods to detect caries.
    Know how to carry out a caries risk assessment.
    Know how to tailor a preventive plan in accordance with childs caries risk.
    Know the current materials in use for the restoration of primary and permanent teeth , and their respective advantages and disadvantages.

TREATMENT :

Restorative materials :

    1. Amalgam.
    2. Glass ionomer cements.
    3. Resins modified GIC.
    4. Polyacid – modified composite resin.
    5. Composite resins.
    6. Preformed crowns.

Tooth discoloration :

You should know the causes of extrinsic and intrinsic tooth discoloration.

Know which treatments are appropriate for each type of discoloration.

TREATMENTS :

    1. Hydrochloric acid-pumice microabrasion technique.
    2. Non vital bleaching .
    3. Vital bleaching.

    Chairside vital bleaching .
    Nightguard vital bleaching .



Tooth surface loss :

    You should be able to give accurate advice to patients/parents about which foods and drinks can be harmful to the teeth.
    Be able to suggest suitable alternative to the above.
    Know the medical causes of tooth surface loss.
    Know the main treatment objectives for tooth surface loss.
    Know the appropriate materials to treat tooth surface loss.

Endodontics :

    you should know the indications and contraindications for primary molar pulp treatment.
    Know the medicaments used in primary molar pulp treatment.
    Know the treatment for vital and non-vital immature permanent incisors.
    Know the initiating factors in the different types of resorption.

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