This paper examines the various contemporary clinical interfaces between paediatric dentistry and restorative dentistry for patients with both acquired and congenital abnormalities presenting to primary and secondary care. Dental trauma of the child or adolescent has long-standing implications on future oral health due to conditions such as ankylosis, pulp necrosis, coronal tissue loss or tooth loss, all of which provide significant challenges into adulthood. Similarly, congenital conditions, such as hypodontia and structural deficiencies or malformations, such as amelogenesis and dentinogenesis imperfecta, result in the need for collaborative, multi-speciality decision-making from a young age, creating a pathway for longitudinal multi-disciplinary team treatment planning.
Highlights contemporary clinical challenges for both paediatric dentistry and restorative dentistry specialties.
Stresses the need for foresight in the treatment planning and management of the child and adolescent.
Features conditions where optimal management in the adolescent has positive repercussions for the adult dentition.
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Agel, M., Alani, A. The paediatric dentistry-restorative dentistry interface. Br Dent J 233, 475–482 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41415-022-4983-2
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