Advertisement

Pediatric Endodontics: Past and Present Perspectives and Future Directions

  • Anna B. FuksEmail author
  • Benjamin Peretz
Chapter

Abstract

Dentistry for children is one of the most needed of all specialties in dentistry. Yet, unawareness of newer concepts of present-day pediatric dentistry practice and the ultimate goals to be achieved still exist. The value of teaching pediatric dentistry cannot be overestimated as inadequate or unsatisfactory dental treatment during childhood may damage permanently the entire masticatory apparatus, leaving the individual with many of the dental problems so common in today’s adult population [1].

Keywords

Primary Tooth Permanent Tooth Pediatric Dentistry Calcium Hydroxide Root Canal Filling 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

References

  1. 1.
    Finn SB. The children’s dentist, his practice and his community. In: Finn SB, editor. Clinical Pedodontics. 4th ed. Clinical Pedodontics, Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 1973.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Ash M. Wheeler’s dental anatomy, physiology and occlusion. 7th ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 1992.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Dammaschke T. The history of direct pulp capping. J Hist Dent. 2008;56(1):9–23.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Innes NP, Stewart M. The hall technique, a simplified method for placing stainless steel crowns on primary molars, may be as successful as traditionally placed crowns. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2015;15(2):70–2.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric DentistryThe Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dental MedicineJerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric DentistryThe Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental MedicineTel AvivIsrael

Personalised recommendations