Written in a user-friendly style, this textbook contains over 18 fully up-to-date and comprehensive chapters. All content has been carefully structured to ensure the reader is provided with both key theoretical and practical information on paediatric dental care. Chapter content ranges from dental trauma and child safeguarding through to prevention and restorative treatments, in addition to further content on oral surgery and paediatric oral medicine. Each chapter is complemented by the use of key point boxes, full colour illustrations, and photographs to enhance the understanding clinical technique. With recommended further reading and extensive key references, this core text also encourages students to critically analyse and evaluate evidence.
Edited by a team of experts in the field, this is an excellent introduction to the field of paediatric dentistry for both undergraduate and post-graduate students as well as a key source of reference for practising clinicians.
About the Author
Richard Welbury, Professor of Paediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Central Lancashire, Preston,Monty S. Duggal, Hon. Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry, Division of Child Dental Health, Leeds Dental Institute, Clarendon Way, Leeds, UK,Marie Therese Hosey, Head of Paediatric Dentistry, King’s College London Dental Institute, King’s College London, UK
Professor Richard Welbury graduated BDS (Hons) (1978), MB BS (1984), and PhD (1989) from University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Appointments: 1991-2001 Consultant/Senior Clinical Lecturer, Dental School, Newcastle upon Tyne; 2001-2015 Professor of Paediatric Dentistry and Director of Dental PG Education Glasgow University; 2015 – Professor of Paediatric Dentistry and Research Lead, Dental School, University of Central Lancashire
Published over 200 scientific articles, 12 book chapters and is co-author of five textbooks.
President of the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (2001-2002), President of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry (2006-2008) and Dean of the Dental Faculty of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (2013-2016).
Monty S. Duggal is an Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry at the Division of Child Dental Health, Leeds Dental Institute, Clarendon Way, Leeds, UK
Marie Thérèse Hosey completed her speciality training in Birmingham and was a Reader in Paediatric Dentistry in the University of Glasgow before joining King’s College London in 2008. She has contributed to six dental and medical textbooks and is an Editor of four. She has examined at all levels both at home and abroad.
She is one of the few UK dentists to have trained in anaesthesia. Her research interests are the pharmacological and behavioural management of anxious children, especially this who need general anaesthesia, and
children with clefts. She has had research funding, mainly for phase II and III randomised controlled clinical trials, from the NIHR and the Scottish Chief Scientist office. She has an international reputation as both a researcher and as a speaker.
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