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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,

November 22, 2016 Feature Dental HygienePaediatric DentistrySleep apnea

Managing Sleep Apnea for the Pediatric Patient

by Susan Woodley, RDH and Lee Somerville, RDH, MS

Have you ever experienced listening to a grandparent, a parent or a spouse snoring so loud you couldn’t sleep? No matter how hard you tried to ignore it, that’s all you could focus on. Then suddenly, sweet silence! You breathe