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January 7, 2020 Feature Oral HealthPediatric dentistry

Management of Benign Odontogenic Lesions in the Paediatric Patient

by Marshall M. Freilich, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

Abstract The identification of lesions within the osseous structures in children is essential to ensure timely surgical intervention, and to minimize or correct hindrances to the development of a healthy dentition and bone structure. These lesions tend to present in

January 7, 2020 Feature Oral HealthPediatric dentistry

Étude de cas : Présentation d’une Malformation Artérioveineuse à la Mandibule

by Mallory Laframboise, DMD; Audrey Lacombe, DMD

Résumé Les malformations artérioveineuses (MAV) sont des lésions vasculaires rares issues d’artères et de veines qui présentent des défauts structuraux d’origine congénitale. Leurs présentations clinique et radiographique particulières en rendent l’identification et le diagnostic complexes par les professionnels dentaires. Cette

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January 7, 2020 Feature Pediatric dentistry

Presentation of a Mandibular Arteriovenous Malformation: A Case Study Report

by Mallory Laframboise, DMD; Audrey Lacombe, DMD

Abstract Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are rare vascular lesions composed of arteries and veins with congenital structural defects. Their ambiguous clinical and radiographic presentations make their recognition and diagnosis challenging for dental professionals. A healthy 14-year-old male presented to The Hospital

Paediatric Anaesthesia Neurotoxicity: Bring Back the Papoose Board?
January 7, 2020 Feature AnaesthesiaOral HealthPediatric dentistry

Paediatric Anaesthesia Neurotoxicity: Bring Back the Papoose Board?

by Gino Gizzarelli, BScPhm, DDS, MSc (Dental Anaesthesia)

Every day children of all ages are sedated or anaesthetized for dental treatment both in the hospital and more commonly now in the dental office. The use of physical restraint for a dental procedure in a child has largely been

January 7, 2020 Feature Oral HealthOrthodonticsPediatric dentistry

Early Orthodontic Treatment

by Emel Arat, DDS, PhD (Ortho), FRCD(C)

Early orthodontic treatment refers to orthodontic intervention before the eruption of permanent dentition (except third molars) is complete.1 In orthodontic literature, the benefits of early orthodontic treatment have been a topic of much debate.2-10 Some clinicians may prefer to defer

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Keep Calm and Don’t Vape

by David R. Farkouh, BSc, DMD, MSc(Pedo), FRCDC

It is difficult these days to walk down the street and not have a cloud of smoke engulf your face from a nearby electronic vaping device. My first response to this occurrence is to hold my breath or attempt to

September 19, 2019 Feature Dental HygienePediatric dentistry

10 Strategies For Handling Parents Of Your Pediatric Patients

by Brenda McNulty, Jameson Advisor, Jameson Management

Pediatric patients in the dental office create an interesting environment that can be both exciting and chaotic. Often times, the parents can be far more dramatic than the patients themselves. Parents are trusting your office with their most prized possession.

July 31, 2019 News NewsOral HealthPediatric dentistry

4 Groups Endorse AAP-AAPD Dental Sedation Guidelines For Children

by AAP News

Four health organizations have added their endorsements to recent guidance from the AAP and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) that aims to improve the safety of pediatric patients undergoing dental sedation. The American Society of Anesthesiologists, Society for Pediatric

January 16, 2018 Feature Oral HealthPediatric dentistry

Dental Abnormalities in a Child with Neuroblastoma

by Stéphanie Labbé, DMD

Introduction Neuroblastomas are tumors deriving from the peripheral nervous system, and arise from neural crest embryonic cells.1,2 According to a French study conducted in 2004, 45% of paediatric tumors are diagnosed before the age of five. Within that group, 71.8%

January 16, 2018 Feature Oral HealthPediatric dentistry

Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children: Its Health Implications, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

by Earl Bergersen, EO, DDS, MSD; Leslie Stevens, L, BS

Sleep issues in children are strongly associated with improper growth, oral habits and various orthodontic issues.1,2,3,4 These factors are correctible, preventable and can be treated with appliance therapy. Figure 1 Advertisement Design features of the HealthyStart® Habit-Corrector®. Identifying characteristics of

January 16, 2018 Feature Oral HealthPediatric dentistry

Silver Diamine Fluoride: A New Treatment for Caries Management?

by William Nicola, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C)

Despite numerous advances in dentistry over the past few decades, dental caries remains one of the most widespread diseases worldwide.1 Children from lower socio-economic classes or those with special needs are often affected and generally lack access to conventional restorative

January 16, 2018 Feature Oral HealthPediatric dentistry

Pediatric Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery

by Marshall M. Freilich, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

Medical History Of The Pediatric Patient Obtaining accurate histories for children during their primary assessment requires obtainment of information from third parties such as parents, designated powers of attorney or other health care providers. Highly relevant information includes: • Underlying

January 16, 2018 Feature Pediatric dentistry

Anomalies dentaires chez un enfant atteint d’un Neuroblastome

by Stéphanie Labbé, DMD

Introduction Le neuroblastome est une tumeur dérivant du système nerveux périphérique, se développant à partir des cellules embryonnaires de la crête neurale.1,2 Selon une étude menée en France en 2004, 45% des tumeurs pédiatriques sont diagnostiquées avant l’âge de 5

January 16, 2018 Feature EditorialOral HealthPediatric dentistry

So You Want To Treat Children?

by Julian Geller, DDS, MScD (Paedo)

Paediatric dentistry has always been a challenge, especially in the area of patient management. Typically in the past, it was recommended that a child be seen by a dentist between the ages of two and half and three years. Unfortunately,

June 2, 2015 News Dental industryGeneral NewsPediatric dentistry

Dentistry 2.0

by Kahaliah Richards

One of the most popular articles in dentistry today is written by a pediatric dental specialist at the University of Washington. The article has a long, complicated title but upon reading it, I thought it should have been called “Dentistry

April 7, 2015 News General DentistryPediatric dentistry

Blame your Mom!

by Kahaliah Richards

For many years, studies have shown that dental decay originates in early life from a cross-infection of bacteria from the mother to the child. In the current issue of the Journal of Dental Research, researchers show that children of mothers

October 7, 2014 News Dental CareDental HygieneGeneral DentistryPediatric dentistry

Dental care for babies

by Kahaliah Richards

Mississauga News Parents of very young children and babies may wonder how early to start tooth brushing and visits to the dentist.  The answer is the earlier the better. There are several advantages to starting children off very young with

August 14, 2014 News Dental CareGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsKeeping you guessingOverall HealthPediatric dentistry

Healthy Lunches For A New School Year

by Kahaliah Richards

Back to school for kids is always a nervous and exciting time for children and parents alike. What teacher will they get? Will their friends be in the in class with them? One often overlooked item is school lunch and

April 21, 2014 News General DentistryGeneral NewsMedical newsNew productsOverall HealthPediatric dentistrySocial Networking


by Kahaliah Richards

We are students from Poland, we are 21, we came up with idea of creating world’s first interactive toothbrush for kids – the FunBrush. Check out our facebook/website for details! We know that children don’t like to brush their teeth.

January 14, 2014 News General NewsMedical newsOrthodonticsPediatric dentistry

Buck Teeth: Correct Them Once in Early Adolescence

by Kahaliah Richards

Children with prominent front teeth, colloquially known as buck teeth, often require orthodontic work to straighten their teeth and improve both their bite and appearance. This can be done in one stage during early adolescence (age 10 to 16) or