240 pages | 500 B/W Illus.
Like the successful first edition, this improved, updated and expanded second edition profiles the common orofacial disorders and a wide range of less common and some rare disorders. The focus is on the occurrence of these disorders in children and adolescents, and the author tailors the commentary to specific pediatric age groups. In the new edition, the text includes treatment recommendations for the most common oral diseases. Any health professional called upon to diagnose and treat children who have orofacial problems will benefit from the wealth of material offered here.
The Healthy Mouth and Normal Variants. Congenital and Hereditable Disorders with Sole or Prominent Orofacial Involvement. Congenital and Hereditable Disorders with Lesser Orofacial Involvement. Acquired Disorders Affecting the Teeth. Acquired Gingival and Periodontal Disease. Acquired Mucosal Disorders. Acquired Salivary Gland Disorders. Acquired Musculoskeletal Disorders. Pain and Neurological Disorders. Orofacial Lesions in Major Medical Conditions.