Modern Solutions for Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics

A special issue of Pediatric Reports (ISSN 2036-7503).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2025 | Viewed by 291

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Department of General Surgery and Medical-Surgical Specialties, School of Dentistry, Unit of Orthodontics, University of Catania, 95131 Catania, Italy
Interests: 3D imaging; CBCT; digital anatomical segmentation; facial scan; intraoral scan; cephalometry; craniofacial development imaging; CAD-CAM; diagnostic digital workflow; RMI; functional orthodontic appliances; dentofacial orthopedics; interceptive orthodontics; elastodontics
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Unit of Orthodontics, Department of General Surgery and Medical-Surgical Specialties, School of Dentistry, University of Catania, 95131 Catania, Italy
Interests: 3D imaging; CBCT; artificial intelligence (AI); digital anatomical segmentation; facial scan; intra-oral scan; cephalometry; craniofacial development imaging; CAD-CAM; diagnostic digital workflow; RMI; functional orthodontic appliances; dentofacial orthopedics
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Unit of Orthodontics, Department of General Surgery and Medical-Surgical Specialties, School of Dentistry, University of Catania, 95131 Catania, Italy
Interests: 3D-Imaging; CBCT; oral surgery; oral pediatric surgery; digital anatomical segmentation; facial scan; intra-oral scan; cephalometry; CAD-CAM; diagnostic digital workflow
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Pediatric dentistry is continually evolving, with new techniques and innovations playing a crucial role in improving clinical outcomes and enhancing the overall experience for young patients. This Special Issue aims to explore the latest advancements, challenges, and future perspectives surrounding the integration of modern technologies in pediatric dentistry.

We invite submissions that address a diverse range of topics related to current trends in pediatric dentistry, including, but not limited to:

  • Minimally Invasive Pediatric Dentistry

Advances in minimally invasive restorative techniques for primary teeth.

Strategies to preserve tooth structure and promote conservative treatment approaches.

  • Pain Management and Sedation Techniques

Innovations in pain management for pediatric dental procedures.

Safe and effective sedation protocols in pediatric dentistry.

  • Early Orthodontic Intervention

Contemporary approaches to early orthodontic assessment and treatment.

Multidisciplinary collaboration in addressing orthodontic issues in pediatric patients.

  • Behavior Guidance and Management

Novel techniques for behavior guidance in pediatric patients.

Psychosocial and pharmacological interventions to reduce dental anxiety in children.

  • Preventive and Educational Programs

Innovative preventive strategies for caries and other pediatric oral health issues.

Digital tools and educational programs for promoting oral health in children.

  • Interdisciplinary Care in Pediatric Dentistry

Collaborative approaches involving pediatric dentists, orthodontists, and other specialists.

Case studies highlighting successful interdisciplinary treatments.

Authors are encouraged to submit original research, reviews, case reports, and technical notes on the specified topics. Manuscripts should be submitted online through the journal's submission system, adhering to the guidelines provided by the journal.

Dr. Antonino Lo Giudice
Prof. Dr. Rosalia Leonardi
Dr. Vincenzo Ronsivalle
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Pediatric Reports is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • pediatric dentistry
  • preventive treatment
  • early treatment
  • ECC
  • 3D imaging
  • digital dentistry
  • special needs
  • digital orthodontics
  • CAD/CAM
  • custom-made appliance
  • pediatric radiology
  • intra-oral scanner
  • facial scanner
  • interdisciplinary treatments

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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