Bishara, S. E. (1997). Arch width changes from 6 weeks to 45 years of age. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 111, 401–9. [DOI: 10.1016/S0889-5406(97)80022-4] [PubMed: 9109585]

As it says on the tin.

 

Bjerklin, K., Kurol, J., and Valentin, J. (1992). Ectopic eruption of maxillary first permanent molars and association with other tooth and development disturbances. European Journal of Orthodontics, 14, 369–75. [DOI: 10.1093/ejo/14.5.369] [PubMed: 1397075]

The results of this study suggest a link between ectopic eruption of first permanent molars, infra-occlusion of deciduous molars, ectopic maxillary canines, and absent premolars. Given this association, the wise practitioner will be alerted to other anomalies in patients presenting with any of these features.

 

British Orthodontic Society. Advice Sheet: Dummies and Digit Sucking (http://www.bos.org.uk/MembersAdviceSheets).

Unfortunately this advice sheet is only available to British Orthodontic Society members so you will need to approach a member to get a copy.

 

British Orthodontic Society. Managing the developing occlusion (http://www.bos.org.uk/Professionals-Members/Members-Area-Publications-General-Guidance/BOS-Publications).

This booklet contains much useful information but again is only available to British Orthodontic Society members so you will need to approach a member to get a copy.

 

British Orthodontic Society. Quick reference guide to orthodontic assessment and treatment need (http://bos.org.uk/Information-for-Dentists/Quick-Reference-Guide-to-Orthodontic-Assessment-and-Treatment).

A very useful two-page download that includes further information on what to refer and when.

 

Cobourne, M., Williams, A., and Harrison, M. (2017). A Guideline for the Extraction of First Permanent Molars in Children. London: Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (https://www.rcseng.ac.uk/dental-faculties/fds/publications-guidelines/clinical-guidelines/).

An excellent résumé of the available evidence on this important topic.

 

Gorlin, R. J., Cohen, M. M., and Levin, L. S. (1990). Syndromes of the Head and Neck (3rd edn). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Source of calcification and eruption dates (and a vast amount of additional information not directly related to this chapter).

 

Kurol, J. and Bjerklin, K. (1986). Ectopic eruption of maxillary first permanent molars: a review. Journal of Dentistry for Children, 53, 209–15. [PubMed: 3519711]

All you need to know about impacted first permanent molars.

 

Welbury, R. R., Duggal, M. S., and Hosey, M-T. (2012). Paediatric Dentistry (4th edn). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Yacoob, O., O’Neill, J., Patel, S., Seehra, J., Bryant, C., Noar, J., and Gregg, T. (2016). Management of unerupted maxillary incisors. Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (https://www.rcseng.ac.uk/dental-faculties/fds/publications-guidelines/clinical-guidelines/).