No. 1-2 / 2021
Contents: No. 1-2 / 2021
The oxidative stress (OS) has an extremely negative impact over living organisms. In a classical manner, the OS is defined as an imbalance between oxidants and antioxidants, generated by the free radicals [1-3], which, in their turn, are formed during the metabolism and energy production within the body.
Pain prevention in pediatric dentistry is crucial for achieving positive experience of a child during dental treatment, building trust and cooperation and establishing a compliant dental adult. One of the main methods to prevent pain is local anesthesia (1-3).
Even if modern dentistry evolves in terms of treatments, equipment, instruments and working method, early damage to extensive coronary destruction in the surface and depth of the deciduous teeth and even permanent immature teeth continues to be a common situation.
Disharmonies of the dento-gingival composition, following periodontal disease, partial edentations, shape or position anomalies of frontal teeth, modify the smile design.
Tobacco use is a major health risk factor and a major cause of premature death. Smoking has become a public health problem worldwide, especially for the younger generations who seem to adopt this habit at a very young age.
Oral health is important for all children – perhaps even more so for children with special healthcare needs, for whom dental treatment can be difficult and sometimes even at risk.
In the current landscape of Romanian pedodontics, the book “MIH Type Dental Developmental Anomalies”, authored by Ioana-Andreea Stanciu, Ph.D., and Prof. Rodica Luca Ph.D., Pedodontics Department of the Faculty of Dentistry, “Carol Davila” Bucharest, stands out as a novelty.