Diagnosis and management of mesiodens based on the investigation of its position using cone-beam computed tomography
Conclusion Our results will be helpful when deciding on the timing of mesioden extraction with minimum stress and risk for children. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - March 27, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Epulis fibrosa identified in a 6-year-old Japanese girl
Publication date: Available online 15 March 2016 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal Author(s): Masakazu Hamada, Ayako Takasu, Ryota Nomura, Rena Okawa, Kazuhiko Nakano, Yoshiaki Yura Epulis is a relatively common benign polypoid lesion that generally appears in the gingiva of individuals aged between 20 and 50 years. A 6-year-old Japanese girl came to our hospital for consultation regarding swelling of the marginal gingiva in the region between the maxillary left deciduous lateral incisor and canine. An intraoral examination revealed that the surface of the swollen mass was nonulcerated and smooth, and its color was s...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - March 16, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Myofibroma of the mandible – Case report
Conclusion The clinical, imaginological and histological features indicated that the uncommon intraosseous myofibroma should be considered in differential diagnosis of widespread odontogenic and non odontogenic intraosseous mandibular lesions. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - February 11, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Fgf20 and Fgf4 may contribute to tooth agenesis in epilepsy-like disorder mice
Conclusion Our results suggest that a decrease of Fgf20 and Fgf4 expression may lead to M3 agenesis in EL mice. Understanding the mechanisms controlling tooth agenesis will facilitate the development of strategies for tooth bioengineering. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - January 12, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Association between dental caries and body mass index in 12–15 year old private school children in Ibadan, Nigeria
Conclusion The study showed a higher caries prevalence with majority of the children having normal BMI. No conclusive relationship was found between DMFT and BMI in the studied student population. The need for continuous caries preventive program is emphasized. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - December 28, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Analysis of genetic factors influencing susceptibility to dental caries by using a chromosome 2 substitution mouse strain
Conclusion We concluded that salivary secretion is one of the main factors affecting susceptibility to dental caries, and that the genes influencing salivary secretion volume are located on chromosome 2 in mice and play an important role in susceptibility to dental caries. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - December 19, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Retrospective analysis of 1286 oral and maxillofacial biopsied lesions of Iraqi children over a 30 years period
Conclusions The majority of lesions were inflammatory or benign in nature, while 5.6% were malignant tumors. This study provides a data base for predicting the distribution of oral lesions in children with a different method from other similar studies. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - December 18, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Lowe syndrome oral findings: Case report
Publication date: Available online 15 December 2015 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal Author(s): Rena Okawa, Shuhei Naka, Kanae Saga, Kazuhiko Nakano Lowe syndrome is an X-linked recessive disorder characterized by anomalies of the eye, nervous system, and kidney, and caused by a mutation of the oculocerebrorenal gene (OCRL1) on the X-chromosome. Dental manifestations are associated with rickets due to renal dysfunction. A 2-year-1-month-old boy with Lowe syndrome came to our clinic for consultation in regard to mobility of the primary mandibular incisors. Periapical radiograph findings showed alveolar bone absorption ...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - December 15, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Time and sequence of eruption of permanent teeth in Ankara, Turkey
Conclusion When compared with the other studies, eruption times show differences which were affected by genetics, genders, ethnicity, nutrition, fluoridation, carious condition, premature extraction of predecessors, socioeconomic variables, congenital anomalies and the changes in eruption time is significant when planning dental treatments. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - December 11, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Hemisection of fused teeth involving a maxillary permanent incisor and a supernumerary tooth
Conclusion The differential diagnosis and appropriate management of permanent anterior fused teeth are essential to attain a favorable outcome and minimize the risk of any complications. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 25, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Element distribution and histological observation of enamel in deciduous canines of children with Down syndrome
Conclusion: In this study, the deciduous canine enamel of children with Down syndrome was thought to include more organic material than that of unaffected children. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 18, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Application of a tooth-surface coating material containing pre-reacted glass-ionomer fillers for caries prevention
Conclusion This material promoted enamel remineralization, suppressed plaque adherence, and had a preventive effect on dental caries. These results suggest that this coating material is appropriate for young children at high risk of dental caries. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 8, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

A case of replantation of deciduous upper central incisors under different extra-alveolar conditions
Conclusion The difference in extra-alveolar conditions between both avulsed deciduous central incisors did not produce significant differences between them after replantation. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Design of safe foods that induce mastication in very young children
Conclusion In designing foods for children, it is considered necessary to examine the design by dividing the target ages into 1–2 years and 3–5 years. It is also suggested that Food A not only requires a greater number of jaw Q2 movements but also is likely to produce more dexterous mandibular movements. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - October 1, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

The erosive effects of honey, molasses and orange juice on the primary teeth of children
Conclusion It is considered that the foods with erosive potential which are frequently given to children by mothers affect the surface properties of primary teeth at different rates. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - July 17, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Fluoride retention in saliva following toothbrushing using different types of fluoridated dentifrices containing 1500 ppm F of NaF and MFP
Conclusion The results indicated that the NaF type of dentifrice retains more fluoride in saliva than that of MFP. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - June 23, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Comparative clinical study evaluating lip-closure forces in association with tongue pressure in children
Conclusion The lower lips are dominant in lip closing in children with normal occlusions, while the upper lips are dominant in those with reversed occlusions. This study demonstrated a weak correlation between lip-closing forces and tongue pressures in the normal and reversed occlusion groups. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - May 8, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Identification of primary teeth by ‘MICAP’-a new tooth notation system
Conclusion Primary teeth could be identified by new notation (MICAP) format by undergraduate dental students. However, study module in dental curriculum and further more data are required before it may serve an alternate method of dental charting. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - May 8, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Analysis of periapical alveolar bone resorption after the removal of interdental wire ligation
Conclusion These results indicate that induction of periapical bone resorption occurred in the absence of infection and that a bone resorption system different from the infection-associated bone resorption one accounted for the changes. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - April 10, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Isolation of amoxicillin-resistant oral streptococci from children and their mothers
Conclusion Our results suggest that AMPC-resistant strains can be transmitted between mothers and their children. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - March 31, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Early childhood caries and maternal caries experience in a convenience sample of Cambodian pre-schoolers
Conclusions High levels of ECC in Cambodian preschool children were determined and the present results support the findings of other studies that report an association between maternal and child caries experience. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - March 12, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Chondroma of angle of mandible in a pediatric patient: A rare case report
Publication date: Available online 13 January 2015 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal Author(s): Suresh K. Sachdeva , Manoj Vengal Chondroma is a benign neoplasm of mature hyaline cartilage, being one of the most common benign tumors of the axial skeleton, but is rare in the head region. In the facial bones, it involves anterior maxillary region adjacent to the nasal spine and nasal septum and in mandible, it involves symphysis, body, coronoid process and mandibular condyle. This tumor probably arises from remnants of the embryonal cartilaginous tissue that escapes resorption during endochondral ossification. The aim of thi...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - January 14, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Esthetic rehabilitation of severely mutilated primary incisors by using glass impregnated post: A case report
Conclusion This technique of glass impregnated composite resin post and core has shown promising results and has presented the Pediatric dental world with an additional treatment option. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - December 18, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Bilateral impacted inverted mesiodentes in the palatal vault: A rare case report
This report presents an extremely rare occurrence of bilateral impacted and inverted mesiodentes in an unusual location. The supernumerary teeth were surgically removed. Complete healing was evidenced 6 months after the surgical removal of the teeth. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - December 14, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Awards for Japanese Society of Pediatric Dentistry in 2014
Publication date: December 2014 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 24, Issue 3 (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - December 5, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Black pigmentation in primary dentition: Case report and literature review
Publication date: Available online 22 November 2014 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal Author(s): Yukiko Takashima , Yuki Matsumi , Yoshie Yamasaki , Keiko Hirano , Kanako Yanagida , Kazuyo Fujita , Michiyo Matsumoto-Nakano Black tooth staining is an extrinsic discoloration found in both primary and permanent dentition, and seen as dark pigmented lines extending to the gingival margin or an incomplete coalescence of dark dots that rarely extend beyond the cervical third of the crown. An association between black tooth staining and Actinomyces bacterial strains has been reported, while black-pigmented bacteria associated wit...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 23, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Epulis appeared after exfoliation of natal tooth in infant Japanese boy
Publication date: Available online 18 November 2014 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal Author(s): Rena Okawa , Kazuyo Fujita , Shuhei Naka , Ryota Nomura , Kazuhiko Nakano An 8-day-old infant boy was referred to the Clinic of Pediatric Dentistry of Osaka University Dental Hospital for examination of natal teeth. An intraoral examination showed that two natal teeth had emerged into the oral cavity in the region of the mandibular primary central incisors, with the edge of one in the region of the mandibular right primary central incisor found to be in contact with the undersurface of the tongue. The affected tooth displayed s...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 20, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Oral pathogens in children with respiratory disease
Discussion We noted that the bacterial load of specific bacteria in the palate increased with Hellman dental age. Furthermore, the increase in bacterial load in the oral cavity at stage IA, when teeth have not yet erupted, suggests the need for oral management. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 12, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Dental findings and management in a child with hypomelanosis of Ito
Publication date: Available online 7 November 2014 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal Author(s): Tomokazu Hasegawa , Yuki Akazawa , Takamasa Kitamura , Asuna Sugimoto , Kimiko Ueda , Tsutomu Iwamoto Hypomelanosis of Ito (HI) is a rare neuroectodermal disorder characterized by hypopigmented whorls of skin along the Blaschko lines. Mental retardation and intractable epilepsy are also commonly observed in HI. However, there are only a few published reports describing dental observations in HI patients. Here, we report the oral management and novel dental findings of a male HI patient aged 3 years and 10 months. The chief compl...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 7, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Evaluation of changes in the dentoalveolar morphology in children with asthma
This study is centered on 44 asthmatic children aged between 6–12 years from J.S.S Hospital, Mysore. Selected variables from model analysis of the casts of the asthmatic group were subjected to comparison with those of the non asthmatic group, which comprised of 44 non asthmatic children. Selected parameters were arch width, arch length and palatal depth. Differences in arch widths, arch lengths and palatal depths between asthmatics and non asthmatics, and between subjects under regular and irregular medication in the asthmatic groups were evaluated by independent sample's ‘t’ tests. The results obtained ...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Horizontal impaction of primary mandibular bilateral central incisors identified in 2-year-8-month-old girl
Publication date: April 2013 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 23, Issue 1 Author(s): Rena Okawa , Shuhei Naka , Kazuyo Fujita , Suguru Sakashita , Ryota Nomura , Kazuhiko Nakano A girl aged 2 years and 8 months came to our clinic for consultation with regard to unerupted primary mandibular bilateral central incisors. An intraoral examination revealed that the teeth had not emerged into the oral cavity and showed a tooth crown morphology similar to that of the primary mandibular incisors, which appeared in the lingual submucosal area outside of the mandibular dental arch. Periapical radiographs demonstrated that th...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Long-term follow-up of delayed development of maxillary right second premolar with inversely positioned corresponding primary molar
Publication date: April 2013 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 23, Issue 1 Author(s): Rena Okawa , Shuhei Naka , Ayuchi Kojima , Hidekazu Sasaki , Ryota Nomura , Kazuhiko Nakano Impaction is defined as a condition in which a tooth fails to erupt within a normal range of functional position. The condition is generally found in permanent teeth, while impaction of primary teeth is considered to be uncommon. We previously presented a rare case of delayed development of a maxillary right second premolar with an inversely positioned corresponding primary molar identified in a girl aged 10 years and 4 months. In the prese...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Single-visit revascularization treatment of an immature permanent tooth with apical periodontitis: A case report
Publication date: April 2013 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 23, Issue 1 Author(s): Yuko Fujita , Kenshi Maki We herein describe successful revascularization treatment of an immature mandibular left second premolar with apical periodontitis in a 10-year-old patient. The tooth was treated using coronal root irrigation with 5% sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) and 3% hydrogen peroxide without instrumentation and then packed using calcium hydroxide paste into the coronal canal in a single visit. X-ray photographic examination showed the start of apical closure 5 months after the revascularization procedure. Thickening of ...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Management of open apices in thirteen traumatized permanent incisors using mineral trioxide aggregate: Case series
Conclusion Regular examination of immature traumatized permanent teeth is critical for vitality and apexification. In this report, clinical and radiological findings confirm that partial pulpotomy with MTA is a reliable and effective treatment approach in apexogenesis of traumatized immature permanent incisors with pulp exposure. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Application of a tooth-surface coating material to teeth with discolored crowns
In this study, we used BeautiCoat™ (Shofu Inc., Kyoto, Japan), a tooth-surface coating material that contains high levels of controlled-release fluoride, that temporarily improves crown color. We evaluated the effect of the primer on tooth-surface characteristics in addition to the coating agent's shear bond strength, tooth-surface condition, and duration of attachment. Additionally, we surveyed patients' satisfaction with the color improvement. The results showed no adverse effects of the primer on the enamel surface. The coating material itself showed a high degree of shear bond strength. Based on observations of s...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

3-D image analysis on palate growth changes from birth to 1 month in healthy infants
Publication date: April 2013 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 23, Issue 1 Author(s): Fusae Ishida , Masanori Mashiko , Ikuko Shimabukuro , Seiko Yamamoto , Kunihiko Shimizu , Takahide Maeda In order to study the relations of malocclusion formation and feeding behavior as a scientific research project, we measured the 3-D morphology of 31 healthy newborns within 7 days of birth and 1 month later using dental casts. Nine characteristics were selected and the developmental changes were analyzed using specialized software for investigating palatal development in detail. The results revealed that the palatal width, 3 p...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Influence of straw type on feeding development in infants
Publication date: April 2013 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 23, Issue 1 Author(s): Mutsuki Hara , Ryo Ishida , Mai Ohkubo , Tetsuya Sugiyama , Takahiro Kawata , Yoshinobu Ide , Shinichi Abe The purpose of this study was to clarify the effect of a straw with a valve (SWV) on the development of liquid intake in infants. Twenty-six healthy volunteer infants (13 boys, 13 girls), ranging in age from 8 to 19 months, participated in this study. First, a face-to-face interview was conducted with the parents using a structured questionnaire. The infants taking liquid from a straw or a spoon with parental support were the...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Molecular genetic investigation of dental attrition in mice
Publication date: April 2013 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 23, Issue 1 Author(s): Chiaki Tatsumi , Kei Okamoto Inbred C3H/HeJSlc (C3H) and C57BL/6JSlc (B6) strains of mice fed a powdered high-cholesterol diet for 240 days were reported previously to exhibit high and low susceptibility to dental attrition, respectively. Although a number of physical and physiological factors are known to be related to attrition, genetic factors have rarely been discussed. In the present study, F2 mice were used to investigate the loci of genes that may be involved in attrition. The F1 strain was acquired by cross-breeding the C3...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Analysis of the genetic association between face breadth and maxillary arch width using SMXA recombinant inbred mouse strains
Publication date: April 2013 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 23, Issue 1 Author(s): Takehiko Shimizu , Nao Ogawa , Akiko Hiraki , Takahide Maeda We measured the face breadth and the maxillary arch width of a total of 230 mice from 21 SMXA recombinant inbred (RI) mouse strains and their parental strains SM/J and A/J, and investigated genetic factors associated with these parameters. The coefficient of variation between maxillary arch width and face breadth within the same strain was low, suggesting that this is strictly governed by genetic factors. Maxillary arch width and face breadth exhibited a continuous size ...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Repair processes of experimental root fractures in rat molars examined by histopathological techniques and 3D micro-CT imaging
Conclusions Root-fracture investigation requires a combination of histopathological observation and 3D-CT imaging. Intra-alveolar fractured root repair accompanied by tubular reparative dentin formation at the pulpal side, and the deposition of cementum at the periodontal side, may occur when the fracture line is too narrow for the formation of granulation tissue. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Knowledge of preventive child oral healthcare among expectant mothers in Port Harcourt, Nigeria
This study was carried out to assess the perception of preventive oral care in children among expecting mothers at the antenatal clinic of University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. Women who already had one or more children were selected; participants were drawn from among them by consent and a structured questionnaire was administered. Information obtained included sociodemographic information (age, educational level, employment status, and the parity of the women) and participants' perception of child dental care. Data collection spanned a period of four weeks. Three hundred and eighty two respondents parti...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Pediatric Dental Journal aims to become known worldwide
Publication date: April 2013 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 23, Issue 1 Author(s): Kenshi Maki (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Awards for Pediatric Dentistry in 2013
Publication date: August–December 2013 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 23, Issues 2–3 (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Restorative treatment of crown fracture in lateral incisors with a direct composite resin stratification technique
Publication date: August–December 2013 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 23, Issues 2–3 Author(s): Josué Martos , Carina Folgearini Silveira , Luiz Fernando Machado Silveira The coronal fracture is an unexpected occurrence and requires professional preparation and an urgent approach. The classification of these traumas are classified like enamel fracture, enamel/dentin or enamel/dentin/pulp. Thus, a coronal fracture involving non-complicated enamel and dentin might receive different types of treatment, such as reattachment of fragments or restoration with composite materials. The aim of this arti...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Traction of the lower second premolar by application of band-loop space maintainer in an autistic child
Publication date: August–December 2013 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 23, Issues 2–3 Author(s): Tomonori Hoshino , Kan Saito , Taku Fujiwara A band-loop space maintainer, with a hook attached at the tip of the loop, was used to induce eruption of the lower right second premolar that slanted toward the root of the neighboring permanent first molar in an 11-year-old autistic child with intellectual disability. The band-loop space maintainer, which was originally not widely used, was designed to make the second premolar upright by applying traction by using the orthodontic elastic that was set up on a h...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Development of the Japanese version of the Child Perceptions Questionnaire (CPQ8–10_JP)
Publication date: August–December 2013 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 23, Issues 2–3 Author(s): Hiroyuki Yamada , Hiroko Miura , Yoshie Usui , Tsutomu Sato The purpose of this study was to develop a Japanese version (_JP) of the Child Perceptions Questionnaire for 8–10-year-old children (CPQ8–10). CPQ8–10 was translated into Japanese by a forward–backward translation method. Its reliability was investigated among 228 elementary school children who were examined clinically for the status of dental caries, plaque accumulation, and malocclusion. Internal reliability was confirmed...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Subjective ratings and autonomic responses to dental video stimulation in children and their mothers
Publication date: August–December 2013 Source:Pediatric Dental Journal, Volume 23, Issues 2–3 Author(s): Arisa Koda , Hiroyuki Karibe Children's fear of dental procedures could be related to their parents' attitude toward these procedures. To investigate this relationship, we compared subjective ratings and autonomic responses to dental and neutral video stimulation in children to the ratings and responses of their mothers. We selected 24 healthy children (12 girls and 12 boys; average age, 9.8 years) and their mothers (average age, 42.6 years). During video stimulation using scenes of dental drilling, vacuum...
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Accuracy of a non-contact 3D measuring system for dental model analysis
Conclusion Our non-contact 3D measuring system showed high reliability on repeated measurement of study models, suggesting that the accuracy of model analysis by 3D scanner is equivalent to that of direct measurement of plaster models by digital caliper. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Permanent mandibular incisor with multiple anomalies – Report of a rare clinical case
Conclusion Diagnosis and treatment of teeth affected by multiple anomalies is a challenging proposition, requiring careful clinical and radiographic interpretation. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

Pediatric mandibular fracture: An unusual etiology
Conclusion The purpose of this case report is to motivate pediatric dentists that parents coming to them for treatment of their children should not only be educated regarding the care of teeth and gums, but should take care of the oral cavity as a whole. Also, through this paper it is stressed that supervision of the growing child is utmost important to avoid such injuries. (Source: Pediatric Dental Journal)
Source: Pediatric Dental Journal - November 6, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: research