Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedic Treatment

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Thieme, 2010 - Medical - 364 pages
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Written by experts in the field, this essential atlas provides a comprehensive discussion of the safest, fastest, and most efficient evidence-based orthodontic and dentofacial orthopedic treatments. Leading clinicians provide information on innovative methods and materials - including the twin block technique, the functional magnetic system, the interarch compression spring, and the Invisalign system. The book also contains thorough reviews of diagnostic principles, preventive orthodontics, early treatment options, implants, functional therapeutic methods, and treatment planning for mandibular distraction osteogenesis. Instructive color photographs and illustrations accompany clinically relevant case studies that demonstrate key techniques and long-term treatment results.

Highlights:

  • Clinical information on interceptive orthodontics, including discussions of guided extraction and functional orthopedics
  • The biomechanics of orthodontic therapy for fixed and removable appliances
  • Discussion of anchorage control and septal arch mechanics
  • The latest methods for solving tooth-size discrepancies, morphologic variations, and recrowding in the lower anterior segment
  • 1260 drawings, radiographs, and photos - most in full-color

Packed with valuable information for dentists and maxillofacial surgeons, Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedic Treatment is crucial reading for every orthodontist and orthodontic student.

This textbook makes an excellent contribution for the orthodontists and orthodonstic students. - Hellenic Orthodontic Review

 

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Contents

Therapeutic Diagnosis
1
Cephalometrics and Periodontal Assessment
7
Congenitaly Absence and Supernumerary Teeth
21
The Logic of Serial Extraction
33
The Principles of Functional Appliances
68
Proprioceptive Stimulus to Growth
101
19
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117
TLoop Retraction Spring
205
Segmented Arch Mechanics
224
Twin Block Construction
234
The Alexander Discipline
235
Implants and Orthodontics
261
Treatment with the Invisalign System
276
Impressiontaking for the Invisalign System
283
Stripping
289

Functional Orthodontic and Functional Orthopedic Treatment
126
The Functional Magnetic System
127
101
143
The Activator
154
Early Maxillary Expansion
155
Force Produced with Maxillary Expanders
164
The Bionator
166
The Interarch Compression Spring in Orthodontics
179
Effects of ICSS on the Dentition
188
How to Maintain Normal Gingival Papillae
295
Active Retention Procedures
313
Clinical Management
334
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Deceased, former Clinical Professor of Orthodontics, Department of Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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