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Pediatric Dentistry


JADA+ Specialty Scan — Pediatric Dentistry is one of nine quarterly e-newsletters updating dentists on the latest news and developments in selected dental specialties and disciplines. Information in each scan is aggregated and summarized from previously published materials, each item attributed to its publication of origin. The consulting editors for JADA+ Specialty Scan — Pediatric Dentistry are Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry and Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH and Arthur J. Nowak, DMD, Professor Emeritus, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Affiliate Professor, University of Washington School of Dentistry.

2017

August 18, 2017 Topics include: AAP statement on fruit juice consumption; Self-correction, intervention for ectopic eruption of maxillary permanent first molars; Fissure sealant, fluoride varnish for caries prevention compared.

May 19, 2017 Topics include: Dietary fluoride of 2-year-old children; Restorative thresholds for carious lesions; Silver diamine fluoride to treat caries in children.

February 10, 2017 Topics include: Kids with developmental defects of the enamel; Fluoride varnish and children’s esthetic perceptions of permanent incisors; Risk factor links to caries stages in children. 

2015

June 30, 2015 Topics include: Guiding children through dental care; Dental amalgam and primary teeth; Restoring primary anterior teeth; An update on RBC usage.

March 30, 2015 Topics include: Parental attitudes about observing in the operatory; Parenting style may predict better patient behavior and less disease; Long-term outcomes of traumatic dental injury in primary teeth; Influences on brushing behaviors.