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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
Additional Resources


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Additional Resources

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. 2003. Parent Education Brochures. http://www.aapd.org/pediatricinformation/brochurelist.asp.

American Dental Hygienists' Association. 2003. Oral Health Information. http://www.adha.org/oralhealth.

Bruerd B, Jones C. 1996. Preventing baby bottle tooth decay: Eight-year results. Public Health Reports 111:63-65.

Laskaris G. 2003. Color Atlas of Oral Diseases (3rd ed). New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers.

Multnomah County Health Department, School/Community Dental Programs. 2002. Early Childhood Caries: Trainings and Protocols. Portland, OR: Multnomah County Health Department, School/Community Dental Programs.

National Center for Health Statistics. 1997. Prevalence of Selected Chronic Conditions: United States, 1990-1992. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics.

Nevada Bureau of Family Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Oral Health Initiative. 2002. Healthy Smile, Happy Child: Early Childhood Caries Prevention. Carson City, NV: Nevada Bureau of Family Health Services, Maternal and Child Health. http://www.mchoralhealth.org/materials/multiples/healthysmile.html.

Nowak AJ, ed. 1999. The Handbook: Pediatric Dentistry (2nd ed). Chicago, IL: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Peretz B, Ram D, Azo E, Efrat Y. 2003. Preschool caries as an indicator of future caries: A longitudinal study. Pediatric Dentistry 25(2):114-118.

Pinkham JR, Casamassimo PS, Fields HW, McTigue DJ, Nowak AJ, eds. 1999. Pediatric Dentistry: Infancy Through Adolescence (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: W. B. Saunders Company.

Shiboski CH, Gansky SA, Ramos-Gomez F, Ngo L, Isman R, Pollick HF. 2003. The association of early childhood caries and race/ethnicity among California preschool children. Journal of Public Health Dentistry 63(1)38-46.

Tinanoff N, ed. 1998. Proceedings: Conference on Early Childhood Caries, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, October 1997. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 26(Suppl. 1):1-119.

Tinanoff N, Kanellis MJ, Vargas C. 2003. Dental Caries in Preschool Children: Epidemiology, Mechanisms, Prevention and Care Delivery.

Twetman S, Garcia-Godoy F, Goepferd SJ. 2000. Infant oral health. Dental Clinics of North America 44(3):487-505.

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