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Pediatric Dentistry Graduate Students Guide

Core course reading list for Pediatric Dentistry graduate students.

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Reading list

  1. Azadani, E. N., Casamassimo, P. S., Peng, J., Griffen, A., Amini, H., & Kumar, A. (2021). Primary second molar treatment as a predictor of repeat general anesthesia. Pediatric Dentistry, 43(5), 380-386.  

  1. Bimstein, E., et al. The potential lifespan of gingivitis and periodontitis in children. J Clin Ped Dent (2013) 38(2): 95-99

  1. Braga, M. M., et al. Detection, activity assessment and diagnosis of dental caries lesions. Dent Clin N Amer (2010) 54: 479-493 

  1. Chu, Chun Hung, Alex M. Chau, and Edward C. Lo. "Current and future research in diagnostic criteria and evaluation of caries detection methods." Oral Health Prev Dent 11.2 (2013): 181-189. 

  1. Cobourne, M., Alison Williams, and R. McMullan. "A guideline for the extraction of first permanent molars in children." London: Royal College of Surgeons of England (2009) 

  1. Cruz, P. V., Souza-Oliveira, A. C., Notaro, S. Q., Occhi-Alexandre, I. G. P., Maia, R. M., Canto, G. D. L., ... & Martins, C. C. (2022). Prevalence of ankyloglossia according to different assessment tools: A meta-analysis. The Journal of the American Dental Association, 153(11), 1026-1040. 

  1. Donaldson, M., Goodchild, J.H. Pregnancy, breastfeeding and drugs used in dentistry. JADA 2012;143:858-71. 

  1. Douglass, J. M., Li, Y. and Tinanoff, N. Association of Mutans streptococci between caregivers and their children. Pediatr Dent (2008) 30(5): 375-387. 

  1. Gomez, Andres, and Karen E. Nelson. "The oral microbiome of children: development, disease, and implications beyond oral health." Microbial ecology 73.2 (2017): 492-503. 

  1. Horner, K., Barry, S., Dave, M., Dixon, C., Littlewood, A., Pang, C. L., ... & Srinivasan, V. (2020). Diagnostic efficacy of cone beam computed tomography in paediatric dentistry: a systematic review. European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry, 21, 407-426. 

  1. Kockanat, A., and M. Unal. "In vivo and in vitro comparison of ICDAS II, DIAGNOdent pen, CarieScan PRO and SoproLife camera for occlusal caries detection in primary molar teeth." European Journal of Paediatric Dentistry 18.2 (2017): 99-104. 

  1. Martens LC. Laser physics and a review of laser applications in dentistry for children. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent (2011) 12(2): 61-67. 

  1. McLaughlin, M.R., Speech and language delay in children. Am Fam Physician (2011) 83(10):1183-88. 

  2. Nowak, A.J., Casamassimo, P.S., Scott, J., Moulton, R. Do early dental visits reduce treatment and treatment costs for children? Pediatr Dent 2014 NovDec;36(7):489-93. PubMed PMID: 25514078. 

  3. Pitts, Nigel B., Kim R. Ekstrand, and ICDAS Foundation. "International Caries Detection and Assessment System (ICDAS) and its International Caries Classification and Management System (ICCMS)–methods for staging of the caries process and enabling dentists to manage caries." Community dentistry and oral epidemiology 41.1 (2013): e41-e52. 

  4. Senel, B., et al. Diagnostic accuracy of different imaging modalities in detection of proximal caries. Dentomaxillofac Radial (2010) 39(8): 501-11. 

  5. da Silva Figueiredo Se, Maria Jose da, et al,. Are hypomineralized primary molars and canines associated with molar-incisor hypomineralization? Pediatr Dent 2017 Nov-Dec 2017, 39(7): 445-449. 

  6. Tieu, L. D., Walker, S. L., Major, M. P., & Flores-Mir, C. (2013). Management of ankylosed primary molars with premolar successors: a systematic review. The Journal of the American Dental Association, 144(6), 602-611.