Handbook of Orthodontics

Handbook of Orthodontics

by Martyn T. Cobourne
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0723434506

ISBN-13: 9780723434504

Pub. Date: 03/28/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, the new HANDBOOK OF ORTHODONTICS presents the subject of orthodontics in an accessible, easy-to-read manner. Whilst maintaining a strong clinical focus throughout, this new volume provides the reader with a firm understanding of the problem of malocclusion and its management and addresses the controversies in modern

Overview

Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, the new HANDBOOK OF ORTHODONTICS presents the subject of orthodontics in an accessible, easy-to-read manner. Whilst maintaining a strong clinical focus throughout, this new volume provides the reader with a firm understanding of the problem of malocclusion and its management and addresses the controversies in modern orthodontics by taking an evidence-based look at current clinical practice. The book also presents a clear explanation of the basic sciences of relevance to the orthodontist, including an up-to-date look at craniofacial development, growth and syndromic conditions that affect this region.

  • Offers comprehensive coverage of clinical orthodontics, from diagnosis and treatment planning through contemporary removable and fixed appliances to cleft lip and palate
  • Helps the reader develop a critical approach to the different philosophies of treatment by addressing controversies in orthodontics and looking at current clinical practice in an evidence-based manner
  • Covers the scientific basis of orthodontics in detail with particular focus on embryology, craniofacial development, growth and the biology of tooth movement
  • Numerous clinical examples clearly illustrate the theory described
  • Succinct writing style and rich use of pedagogy - almost 400 illustrations and tables together with ‘pull-out boxes’ – to help make learning easy
  • Ideal for use as a textbook or as a reference manual
  • Suitable for senior dental students, postgraduate trainees and residents in orthodontics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780723434504
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/28/2010
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

1 Occlusion and malocclusion 1

2 Prenatal development of the craniofacial region 31

3 Postnatal growth of the craniofacial region 61

4 Development of the dentition 85

5 Orthodontic tooth movement 107

6 The orthodontic patient: examination and diagnosis 125

7 The orthodontic patient: treatment planning 18?

8 Contemporary removable appliances 209

9 Contemporary fixed appliances 235

10 Management of the developing dentition 263

11 Management of the permanent dentition 313

12 Adult orthodontics 345

13 Cleft lip and palate, and syndromes affecting the craniofacial region 375

Index 405

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