Fixed orthodontic appliances

principles and practice

Author: J. K. Williams

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 143

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An increasing awareness of the benefits of orthodontic treatment, plus advances in both the sophistication and capability of fixed orthodontic appliances have stimulated a great deal of interest from both dentists and patients. Modern materials offer much improved physical characteristics and the availability of 'aesthetic' appliances has resulted in an increase in the number of patients requesting treatment. However, the readiness with which fixed appliances can now be provided carries with it the danger of their use in inexperienced hands, and the purpose of this book is to provide the newcomer to orthodontics with an understanding of the basic principles involved as well as the mechanisms appropriate for moving teeth with fixed appliances. It also gives general guidance on how to position teeth in order to achieve optimum functional, aesthetic and stable results. Emphasis has been placed on simplicity and clarity, and the book is profusely illustrated with numerous line drawings and colour plates. 'Fixed Orthodontic Appliances' should be essential reading for any graduate commencing orthodontic training, as well as for the interest

Orthodontic Retainers and Removable Appliances

Principles of Design and Use

Author: Friedy Luther,Zararna Nelson-Moon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118432789

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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This book is a practical guide for both dental students and practitioners to designing, fitting and adjusting removable orthodontic appliances and retainers. The book offers step by step instructions with clear illustrations on the key areas of clinical practice. In each case, information is provided on indications for use, principles of design, fitting, activation and trouble shooting. Further chapters coach students to deal effectively with their patients and to manage the treatment plan in question.

Orthodontics

Principles and Practice

Author: Basavaraj Subhashchandra Phulari

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9350252422

Category: Medical

Page: 674

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Comprehensive textbook on facial development, orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning. Includes complementary MCQs booklet and contributions from leading international experts.

Orthodontic Treatment of the Class II Noncompliant Patient

Current Principles and Techniques

Author: Moschos A. Papadopoulos

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723433917

Category: Medical

Page: 398

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This comprehensive and practical reference provides up-to-date information on the techniques available for the treatment of the Class II noncompliant orthodontic patient. It covers all the clinically relevant information needed by the practicing orthodontist, including: mode of action, indications and contra-indications, advantages and disadvantages of each appliance. No other such text is currently available. Describes fixed functional appliances, which act in both arches to advance the mandible. Describes distalization appliances, which act only in the maxillary arch to move molars distally, including: Pendulum, Distal Jet, Keles Slider, magnets and superelastic coils. Reviews the possibilities of using implants for absolute anchorage. Provides analysis of the evidence-based efficiency of appliances. Written by an international group of contributors from the USA, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, Brazil and Australia. Illustrated in full-color throughout.

Orthodontics

Principles and Practice

Author: Daljit S. Gill,Farhad B. Naini

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444346105

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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This latest addition to the Dental Update books series provides a clear and thorough guide to contemporary orthodontic principles and practice. Written as a highly practical clinical manual, it covers patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning of both standard class malocclusions and specific entities such as impacted teeth, digit sucking habits and asymmetries, as well as appliance techniques, complex and multidisciplinary care, and retention. Orthodontics: Principles and Practice is written by a range of international specialists in the field. It is an essential guide to the subject for dentists seeking to improve their knowledge of orthodontics, as well as dentistry students and trainee orthodontists. Key features • Covers the full process of orthodontic treatment from initial patient assessment to post-treatment stability • Provides up to date, evidence based and clinically relevant information • Presented in a clear practical format for use as a clinical manual • Written by international orthodontic specialists • Highly illustrated in full colour throughout

Orthodontic Functional Appliances

Theory and Practice

Author: Padhraig S. Fleming,Robert T. Lee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118670566

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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Comprehensive specialist manual covering the science and practice of functional appliance therapy Integrates clinical and academic elements with emphasis on evidence-based research and its clinical application Suitable for trainee and practicing orthodontists Includes more than 600 photographs to enhance clarity of topics covered Features contributions from top clinicians and researchers in the field

Contemporary Orthodontics - E-Book

Author: William R. Proffit,Henry W. Fields,David M. Sarver

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032354388X

Category: Medical

Page: 784

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The leading text for orthodontic education! With a world-renowned author team led by Dr. William Proffit, Contemporary Orthodontics, 6th Edition continues its long tradition of excellence in providing detailed coverage of orthodontic diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment techniques. Key topics include practical applications of computer technology, alternative treatment approaches, the biomechanics of orthodontic appliances, the selection of efficient treatment procedures, and the treatment of complex problems in both children and adults. A wealth of case studies with photographs and illustrations highlight and reinforce key concepts. UNIQUE! A clear writing style and logical organization help you more easily understand important and difficult concepts. NEW! Now on the Expert Consult platform, the printed textbook comes with an easy-to-access electronic version of the text that includes references linked to PubMed abstracts. Comprehensive coverage provides detailed information on diagnosis, treatment planning, and current treatment procedures. NEW and UPDATED! Evidence-based case studies throughout the text reinforce key information to prepare you for the orthodontics portion of the dental boards (which will be case-based starting in 2020), as well as for clinical practice. NEW and UNIQUE! Two additional chapters in this edition explore the key topics of Growth Modification in Transverse and Class III Problems and Growth Modification in Class II, Open Bite/Deep Bite, and Multidimensional Problems.

Orthodontics for Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists

Author: Tina Raked

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119251885

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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Covers essential orthodontic theory for dental hygienists and dental therapists Clear, comprehensive, and easy to read, Orthodontics for Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists outlines orthodontic theory and explains clinical techniques, without assuming prior knowledge. By learning the orthodontic mechanics and fundamentals, dental hygiene and therapy students can become valuable team members in an orthodontic practice. Written in a student-friendly style, the text begins by outlining craniofacial growth and tooth development, orthodontic assessment, and biomechanics and anchorage, before introducing fixed and removable appliances, class I, II and III treatment principles, and cleft palate treatment, and ending with a chapter on adult orthodontics. Student-friendly guide to essential orthodontic theory and clinical techniques for dental hygienists, dental therapists, and oral health therapists Superbly illustrated with explanations on terminologies, orthodontic appliances, instruments, and procedures Features multiple choice questions at the end of each chapter and interactive self-assessment questions on a companion website to help you test your knowledge The ideal overall introduction to orthodontics, Orthodontics for Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists is an indispensable companion for those wishing to pursue a career in orthodontic practices after graduation.

Self-ligating Brackets in Orthodontics

Current Concepts and Techniques

Author: Bjoern Ludwig,Dirk Bister

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 3131645016

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Offering advantages in design, efficiency, treatment time, and retention, self-ligating brackets have become a major part of modern orthodontic practice. Self-Ligating Brackets in Orthodontics: Current Concepts and Techniques summarizes all information and clinical studies on these popular systems, integrating them with the authors' practical, hands-on experience. From materials and mechanics, to diagnostic and therapeutic principles, to step-by-step treatment techniques, the book is a visual guide and compendium to this groundbreaking field.Special Features: Provides more than 1,500 outstanding color photographs that show the sequence of steps for all procedures involving self-ligating brackets Objectively evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of commercially available self-ligating bracket systems to help you make the best choices for your patients Covers the full scope of treatment, including oral hygiene, adhesive techniques, biomechanics, aesthetic choices, retention and stability, and more Includes multiple case studies as well as information on risks and pitfalls, practical tips, and clinical pearls that aid in decision-making and reinforce every concept Written by a team of international specialists, this book is essential for all practitioners who want to keep up with the latest developments in self-ligating brackets, expand their services, and offer state-of-the-art treatment techniques. It will teach beginners how to use the method and experienced orthodontists how to successfully incorporate this highly popular technique into their practices.

Biomechanics and Esthetic Strategies in Clinical Orthodontics

Author: Ravindra Nanda

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780721601960

Category: Medical

Page: 385

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This text provides state-of-the-art reference on the successful application of biomechanics in clinical orthodontics. It features comprehensive guidance on basic biomechanic principles to orthodontic problem resolution by focusing on the fundamentals. Also including new, cutting edge topics, this book shows how all techniques can apply biomechanical principles to improve the force delivery, understand and prevent side effects, and achieve predictable results. Full-color illustrations help the reader visualize and grasp key concepts. Line drawings accompany clinical photos to clarify important information and techniques. Chapters are organized from the most common to least common orthodontic problems, creating an easy-to-follow layout that makes the topics easy to find. Inclusion of cutting edge topics such as skeletal anchorage, esthetic concepts, interdisciplinary treatment, biomechanical factors, biology of tooth movement, and management of orthodontic problems presents current trends in orthodontics. Information on the latest advances in the use, selection, and properties of orthodontic wires exhibits all viable options for important decision-making. Comprehensive coverage of diagnosis, treatment planning, and biomechanical strategies provides knowledge of how to apply specific mechanisms to specific problems. Simplified approach makes biomechanics easy to understand and implement. Presentation of nonextraction treatment modalities explains how to use headgear, Herbst appliances, memory alloy springs, and other methods to yield predictable results. Solid information on treating malocclusion shows readers how simple changes in arch wire bending can greatly improve tooth movement quality.

Skeletal Anchorage in Orthodontic Treatment of Class II Malocclusion E-Book

Contemporary applications of orthodontic implants, miniscrew implantsand mini plates

Author: Moschos A. Papadopoulos

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054291

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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The book offers a comprehensive and critical review which presents not only the principles and techniques involved in the use of skeletal anchorage techniques and devices (such as orthodontic implants, miniscrew implants and mini plates), but also the scientific evidence available regarding the use of these contemporary applications and their clinical efficacy. • Provides an introduction to the conventional and noncompliance treatment of Class II malocclusion • Provides an introduction to the use of skeletal anchorage reinforcement approaches in orthodontics • Outlines the clinical considerations required for the use of skeletal anchorage devices in orthodontics • Explains the insertion and removal procedures of orthodontic implants, miniscrew implants and mini plates • Discusses the use of orthodontic implants for the treatment of Class II malocclusion • Explains the use of mini plates and zygomatic anchorage for the treatment of Class II malocclusion • Discusses the use of mini-screw implants for the treatment of Class II malocclusion • Explains the use of skeletal anchorage reinforcement of the noncompliance devices used for the treatment of Class II malocclusion • Explores the efficiency of skeletal anchorage and its risk management

4th Kuala Lumpur International Conference on Biomedical Engineering 2008

BIOMED 2008, 25-28 June 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Author: Noor Azuan Abu Osman,Fatimah Ibrahim,Wan Abu Bakar Wan Abas,Herman Shah Abdul Rahman,Hua Nong Ting

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540691391

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1844

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It is with great pleasure that we present to you a collection of over 200 high quality technical papers from more than 10 countries that were presented at the Biomed 2008. The papers cover almost every aspect of Biomedical Engineering, from artificial intelligence to biomechanics, from medical informatics to tissue engineering. They also come from almost all parts of the globe, from America to Europe, from the Middle East to the Asia-Pacific. This set of papers presents to you the current research work being carried out in various disciplines of Biomedical En- neering, including new and innovative researches in emerging areas. As the organizers of Biomed 2008, we are very proud to be able to come-up with this publication. We owe the success to many individuals who worked very hard to achieve this: members of the Technical Committee, the Editors, and the Inter- tional Advisory Committee. We would like to take this opportunity to record our thanks and appreciation to each and every one of them. We are pretty sure that you will find many of the papers illuminating and useful for your own research and study. We hope that you will enjoy yourselves going through them as much as we had enjoyed compiling them into the proceedings. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Noor Azuan Abu Osman Chairperson, Organising Committee, Biomed 2008

Principles and Practice of Orthognathic Surgery

Author: Jeffrey C. Posnick

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455750271

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 1864

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Capturing the latest thinking for the evaluation and treatment of dentofacial deformities, Orthognathic Surgery: Principles and Practice, covers the basic principles and concepts of dentofacial deformities along with planning, surgical techniques, surgical complications, classic patterns, and clinical presentations. Over 5,000 clinical photos and detailed art make this a valuable reference for clinical orthodontists, craniofacial surgeons, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and residents in training. The latest in surgical protocols for OMS and Orthodontics puts you at the forefront of the orthognathic surgery field.Logically organized material aids you prior to developing treatment plans or in surgery.Over 5,000 new photos and illustrations boost your understanding of key teaching points and surgical techniques. Over 40 videos from Dr. Posnick's archive available on the companion website.

An Introduction to Orthodontics

Author: Laura Mitchell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199594716

Category: Medical

Page: 311

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A long-established starting point for students new to orthodontics, An Introduction to Orthodontics has been fully updated for a new edition. Highly illustrated and thoughtfully supported by further reading and case studies, this student-friendly text is an essential reference and revision guide to orthodontics. This book is a also suitable for practicing dental clinicians who wish to refresh themselves on current theory and practice in the field.

Evidence-Based Orthodontics

Author: Greg J. Huang,Stephen Richmond,Katherine W. L. Vig

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119289955

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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Evidence-Based Orthodontics, Second Edition retains important elements of the First Edition, with several new sections to improve its use as a quick and comprehensive reference. New updated edition of a landmark text that surveys the principles and practice of evidence-based orthodontics Offers practical strategies for professionals to incorporate EBO in their daily practices Presents brief summaries of the best evidence for a wide range of clinical topics Incorporates information from over 400 systematic reviews, listed by topic

Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry

Author: Robert A. Convissar

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323297633

Category: Medical

Page: 328

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Expand your skills in the rapidly growing field of laser dentistry! The new second edition of Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry contains everything you need to know about the latest laser procedures across all areas of dentistry. With vivid clinical photos and easy-to-follow writing, Dr. Robert A. Convissar and his team of dental experts walk you through the most common uses of lasers in areas like: periodontics, periodontal surgery, oral pathology, implantology, fixed and removable prosthetics, cosmetic procedures, endodontics, operative dentistry, pediatrics, orthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgery. The book also covers topics such as the history of lasers in dentistry, laser research, the latest laser equipment, and how to go about incorporating lasers into your practice, so that you are fully equipped to use lasers successfully in your treatments. The latest evidence-based, authoritative information is written by experts from all areas of dentistry (periodontics, orthodontics, oral surgery, prosthodontics, implants, endodontics, and pediatric and general dentistry). Case studies reflect treatment planning and the use of lasers for a variety of pathologies. Detailed, full-color art program clearly illustrates preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative procedures. Summary tables and boxes provide easy-to-read summaries of essential information. Clinical Tips and Caution boxes interspersed throughout the text highlight key clinical points. Glossary at the end of the book provides definitions of laser terminology. Chapter on Introducing Lasers into the Dental Practice provides guidelines for the investment into lasers. NEW! Updated content on regenerative laser periodontal therapy, lasers in implant dentistry, lasers in restorative dentistry, low-level lasers in dentistry, and laser dentistry research reflects the latest technology advancements in the field. NEW! More clinical photos, equipment photos, and conceptual illustrations offer a detailed look at how equipment is used and how procedures are completed.

Esthetics and Biomechanics in Orthodontics

Author: Ravindra Nanda

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455750891

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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Esthetics and Biomechanics in Orthodontics, 2nd Edition provides everything you need to know to successfully apply biomechanics in clinical orthodontics. This edition features new content in the areas of tooth movement, treating Class III malocclusions, skeletal anchorage, Surgery First treatment plans, and space closure. In addition to comprehensive guidance on basic biomechanic principles, this state-of-the-art reference also shows how all techniques can apply biomechanical principles to improve the force delivery, understand and prevent side effects, and achieve predictable results. Highly regarded lead author, Dr. Ravindra Nanda, is a widely known and respected educator in the field of orthodontics. Comprehensive coverage of diagnosis, treatment planning, and esthetics in tooth display provides a solid foundation in orthodontia and biomechanic problem solving. Case reports include high-quality photographs, radiographs, and illustrations to better show biomechanical principles. Radiographs and line drawings accompany clinical photographs to help illustrate the various stages of treatment. NEW! Content on the fundamentals that guide orthodontic tooth movement offers a clear understanding of how orthodontic appliances work and their role in designing treatment methodologies. NEW! Content on procedures and indications for optimal space closure helps you define priorities in treatment planning and understand all the treatment alternatives. NEW! Detailed information on biomechanics-based management of impacted canines provides treatment planning strategies and biomechanic techniques to achieve desired results without increasing treatment time. NEW! Coverage on modalities for the treatment of Class III malocclusions offers insight into new treatment protocols — such as corticotomy-assisted facemask therapy and corticotomy-assisted maxillary protraction — that are available to effectively treat these occurrences. NEW! Detailed information on the different forms of skeletal anchorage (including mini-implant technology) shows how certain challenges associated with types of tooth movement can now be overcome by applying sound biomechanical principles to skeletal anchorage. NEW! In-depth coverage of the Surgery First (SF) treatment plan offers step-by-step examples to help explain the technique of Sendai SF and its benefits