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HomeModuleModule 1: An Introduction to Infants' and Young Children's Oral HealthModule 2: Managing Infants' and Young Children's Oral HealthModule 3: Oral Conditions and AbnormalitiesModule 4: Prevention of Oral DiseaseModule 5: Non-Nutritive Sucking HabitsModule 6: Oral InjuryModule 7: Infants and Young Children with Special Health Care NeedsContentsGlossaryEvaluationHelp
Module 3: Oral Conditions and Abnormalities
Module Contents
Overview
3.1 Recognizing Healthy Teeth, Soft Tissues, and Facial Bones
3.2 Healthy Teeth
3.3 Healthy Soft Tissues
Lips, Tongue, and
Oral Mucosa
Frena & Gingiva
Palate
Major Salivary Glands
3.4 Healthy Facial Bones
3.5 Tooth Conditions and Abnormalities
Dental Caries
Untreated Tooth Decay
Hyperdontia
Hypodontia & Anodontia
Hypoplasia
Fluorosis
Hypocalcification
Amelogenesis Imperfecta
Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
Extrinsic and Intrinsic Enamel Coloration
3.6 Soft Tissue Conditions and Abnormalities
Infections
Epithelial Cysts
Congenital Epulis
Natal or Neonatal Teeth
Eruption Cysts
Ankylogossia
Mucocele
Fibroma & Papilloma
Ulcers
Key Points
Post-Test
References (current page)
Additional Resources



References
  1. Milgrom P, Weinstein P. 1999. Early Childhood Caries: A Team Approach to Prevention and Treatment. Seattle, WA: Office of Continuing Dental Education, University of Washington.

  2. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2000. Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General. Rockville, MD: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. www.nidcr.nih.gov/AboutNIDCR/SurgeonGeneral/default.htm.

  3. Casamassimo P, ed. 1996. Bright Futures in Practice: Oral Health. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health.

  4. Caulfield PW, Griffen AL. 2000. Dental caries: An infectious and transmissible disease. Pediatric Clinics of North America 47(5):1001-1020.

  5. Griffen AL. 2000. Normal formation and development defects of the human dentition. Pediatric Clinics of North America 47(5):975-1000.

  6. Delaney JE, Keels MA. 2000. Pediatric oral pathology: Soft tissue and periodontal conditions. Pediatric Clinics of North America 47(5):1125-1147.

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