Foreword by Dr Les Joffe (CEO – British Orthodontic Society).
How to use this book.
1 Definition of orthodontics and factors influencing orthodontic treatment.
2 The first appointment.
3 Occlusal indices.
6 Oral hygiene.
7 Removable appliances.
8 Transpalatal arches, lingual arches and quad helix.
9 Rapid maxillary expansion.
10 Extra-oral traction and extra-oral anchorage.
11 Functional appliances.
12 Temporary anchorage devices.
13 Fixed appliances – what they do and what is used.
14 Fixed appliances – direct bonding.
15 Fixed appliances – indirect bonding and lingual orthodontics.
16 Ectopic canines.
18 Retention and retainers.
20 Multi-disciplinary orthodontics.
21 Adult orthodontics.
22 Mandibular advancement devices.
23 Model box storage and study models.
24 Descriptions and photographs of most commonly used instruments and auxiliaries.
25 Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing and extended duties.
26 Orthodontic therapists.
27 Professional groups for orthodontic dental nurses.
Glossary of terms.