Pediatrics Dentistry & Orthodontics

No cause effect relation is established for any malocclusion with 100 percent certainty for any patient but mesiodistal tooth dimension or tooth morphology has been suggested as an important contributing factor...this article is reprinted with permission of the IJSS
Introduction: Vision is the most important sense for interpreting the world around us and when sight is impaired especially in childhood it can have detrimental effects on physical, neurological, cognitive and emotional development and remains the remainder of an individual’s life time. Aim: Evaluating the... this article is reprinted with…
the aim of this study is To determine the prevalence of pre-eruptive intracoronal dentine radiolucencies (PEIR) and subject factors or dental conditions associated with PEIR from orthopantograms (OPGs) in unerupted permanent teeth of children.

Surgical Correction of the Long Face Syndrome, In a Non-Growing Individual p2

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Published: Sunday, 22 December 2013 14:09 Written by
The Le Forte surgical procedure (maxillary impaction) reduces facial height, in these cases, and invariably widens the nasal base. Simultaneously, the Le Forte procedure rotates the alar cartilage laterally. In addition, Maxillofacial and ENT surgeons may perform partial resection of the inferior turbinates, to insure a good nasal airway, postoperatively,…

Dealing with Airway and Dentofacial Development In Children

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Published: Sunday, 22 December 2013 13:18 Written by
Like so many things in life, timing is everything. Parents, family physicians, pediatricians, family dentists, pediatric dentists, ear nose and throat surgeons, friends, family and, especially orthodontists find themselves, in a unique situation where they can change a child’s quality of life, literally for the rest of that child’s life.
Casein phosphor-peptides-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) products have been widely used in the field of preventive dentistry. CPP exerts its main effect through binding and stabilizing calcium and phosphate ions (ACP) in an amorphous, non-crystalline state where they can enter enamel and enhance remineralization. This Articlw is Adapted from: Smile Dental…


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Published: Tuesday, 29 October 2013 10:55 Written by
Dr Dima Rushdi BDS - Jordanian Board in Pediatric Dentistry. Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and is the result of a neurological disorder that affects the normal functioning of the brain, impacting development in the areas of social interaction…


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Published: Saturday, 26 October 2013 14:30 Written by
This is fourth in a series of articles by
Derek Mahony, BDS, MDSc and S. Kent Lauson, DDS, MS (Orthodontists)This information is taken from the new book “STRAIGHT TALK about CROOKED TEETH by Dr. S Kent Lauson, Orthodontist, Aurora, Colorado, USA, with a forward by Dr Derek Mahony, Orthodontist, Sydney,…

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