This text gives an extensive review of pediatric dentistry with special emphasis on evidence based oral health care for the child and adolescent. The science of pediatric dentistry looks to improve oral health of children and adolescents through health promotion, prevention and systematic and comprehensive oral care.
Pediatric Dentistry: A Clinical Approach is concerned with major dental diseases and a number of dental and oral conditions specific to childhood and adolescence including: dental and occlusal developmental disturbances, traumatic injuries to the teeth, periodontal conditions, oral pathological conditions, pain control, dental need and treatment of handicapped and medically compromised children.
Goran Koch is Professor Emeritus at the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, The Institute for Postgraduate Dental Education, Jonkoping, Sweden.
Sven Poulsen is Professor Emeritus at the Section for Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Dentistry and Oral Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.