Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

By Leonard B. Kaban, DMD, MD, FACS, Walter C. Guralnick Professor and Chairman, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA; and Maria J. Troulis, DDS, MSc, Associate Professor, Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts


Part 1: General Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient
1. Preoperative assessment of the pediatric patient
2. Molecular genetics and syndrome recognition for the clinician
3. Psychological preparation of the child undergoing a maxillofacial surgical procedure
4. Practical considerations in facial growth
5. Speech disorders associated with dentofacial anomalies
6. Behavioral management and conscious sedation of pediatric patients in the oral surgery office
7. Deep sedation for pediatric patients
8. Perioperative anesthetic and metabolic care of children and adolescents
9. Ancillary surgical procedures

Part II: Oral Surgical Procedures
10. Dentoalveolar surgery
11. Intraoral soft tissue abnormalities

Part III: Pediatric Maxillofacial Surgery
12. Infections of the maxillofacial region
13. Salivary gland inflammatory disorders in children
14. Salivary gland tumors in children
15. Jaw tumors in children
16. Head and neck malignancies in children
17. Maxillofacial vascular anomalies
18. Facial pain in children
19. Congenital abnormalities of the temporomandibular joint
20. Acquired abnormalities of the temporomandibular joint
21. Orthognathic surgery in the growing child
22. Microtia and ear reconstruction in children
23. Sequential management of the child with cleft lip and palate
24. Facial trauma I: midface fractures
25. Facial trauma II: dentoalveolar injuries and mandibular fractures