Guiding patient behavior is as important as ever for thepracticing dentist, and the behavior of pediatric patients isperhaps the most challenging to manage. Drs. Wright and Kupietzkyhere update Dr. Wright's classic work on managing pediatricdental patients.
Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children,2ndEdition, has been entirely rewritten and includes the latestand most effective management strategies from an international teamof experts in the field. The book addresses the influence of familyand parenting styles on children's behavior and the factorsthat determine how children behave in the dental office.Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management techniques aredescribed in depth, as are techniques for dealing with specialneeds patients. Clinical scenarios are described throughout thebook, with practical application of the taught principles. Thefinal part of the book covers the dental environment--trainingoffice personnel to manage children's behavior, practicalconsiderations for behavior guidance, and the effects of thephysical dental office environment.
Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children,2ndEdition, is ideal for pediatric residents, dental students, andpracticing dentists who see children on a regular basis.