Management of the developing dentition and occlusion in pediatric dentistry

Publisher:
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Publication date:
01 January 2019

Abstract

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recog-nizes the importance of managing the developing dentition and occlusion and its effect on the well-being of infants, children, and adolescents. Management includes the recognition, diagnosis, and appropriate treatment of dentofacial abnormalities. This guideline is intended to set forth objectives for management of the developing dentition and occlusion in pediatric dentistry.