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Ephebodontics: Camouflaged Pediatric Dentistry

Avantika Tuli, Amrinder S Tuli, Shivangi T Chandra, Preeti Dhawan

Keywords : Adolscents, Ephebodontics, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Piercings, Prevention, Preventive dentistry

Citation Information : Tuli A, Tuli AS, Chandra ST, Dhawan P. Ephebodontics: Camouflaged Pediatric Dentistry. J South Asian Assoc Pediatr Dent 2019; 2 (2):81-82.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10077-3027

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The transitional period between puberty and maturity is known as adolescence. Due to hormonal changes during this age, teenagers undergo a lot of physical, emotional, and psychological changes. There is a variety of oral afflictions that are seen during adolescence. Behaviors related to peer pressure, substance abuse, bad oral habits make dental management a challenge in this age. This article discusses the dental problems commonly seen in adolescents and the preventive methods available for the same.


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