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Now in full color, this definitive reference offers the latest information on the research and developments in orthodontics today. A discussion of current treatment methods covers the spectrum from basic problems to those that are highly complex. New evidence-based research is included, along with updated color drawings and photographs of clinical cases.

The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some two-color illustrations.

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Reviewer: Kevin L. Boyd, DDS (University of Chicago Medical Center)
Description: This is the fourth version, second edition of a graduate text in orthodontics that was first published in 1969. This newly updated orthodontic classic incorporates recent advances in the field, most notably interceptive orthodontic treatment in the mixed dentition.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide an overview of orthodontic knowledge and clinical techniques that is unique and practical for students, educators, and practitioners. This book is a valuable resource for the dental profession. It meets its objectives.
Audience: The audience includes students, educators, and clinicians. Authors and contributors are all recognized as leading authorities in their field.
Features: Graphs, charts, illustrations, and clinical photographs are well laid out and are appropriate visual additions to written text. The references are current and appropriate. The preface is very descriptive and helpful in summarizing chapters. The overall appearance is simple, clean, and appropriate.
Assessment: This text is a definite asset for the student, educator, and practitioner of orthodontics. Previous versions have established the book as a reliable and authoritative resource of orthodontic knowledge. The historical basis for current orthodontic trends are thoroughly delineated in the early chapters, which adds to the authors' scientific credibility. It is also very user friendly.
Neil M. Warshawsky
This book is intended to be a primary teaching aid for residents and dentists learning orthodontics for the first time. Although this is a third edition to the text, the editors have switched publishers and added six additional chapters of completely new content, making this feel like a brand new publication. The purpose is to create a broad overview of the limits of orthodontics. What is most impressive is that the chapter contributors tend to be the leading dominant authorities in their respective fields. Since the contributors are tops in their field, the information that was collected for this book tends to represent the "state-of-the-art" in orthodontics today. Not only are the editors' goals worthwhile, their efforts show in this marvelous work. The target audience primarily is new orthodontic residents. I feel the editors do a great job explaining unfamiliar concepts. However, the book is a little lacking in depth for an orthodontic resident if the intent is to learn basic orthodontic treatment planning and clinical skills. Hands down the best attribute of this text is the authenticity of the contributors and what they bring to this comprehensive work. The book is set up in an ascending hierarchy of difficulty. The beginning discussion is on treatment planning and how to recognize underlying skeletal and dental problems. Phase I treatment and interceptive mechanics are discussed first. The focus is all about harnessing and maximizing natural growth. Phase II mechanics are discussed, with descriptions of comprehensive treatment of the adult dentition. In cases where the skeletal side of a case is a deficient, special attention is given to increase the deficient skeletalcomponent. In the extreme cases this is not possible. As such the last sections of the book include discussion of periodontal problems and treatment planning for orthognathic surgery. Overall intentions of the editors are very clear, but if readers are truly lost each chapter has its own individual bibliography for reference. My only real complaint is that I felt some of the visual aides and images were of poor quality and out of date. It is to be emphasized however that this is the exception and not the rule. I like this book and recommend it to those learning about orthodontics for the first time. The cover of the book has an illustration of an implant for anchorage and I think this is very representative of the entire text. The editors and contributors discuss and demonstrate very difficult concepts related to treatment planning and orthodontic therapy. They utilize a "no nonsense" approach of how to plan for therapy using technology to our advantage. Since it has so much information it should be kept in mind that the book is more likely to be second reference and not a primary reference on mechanotherapy.
Kevin L. Boyd
This is the fourth version, second edition of a graduate text in orthodontics that was first published in 1969. This newly updated orthodontic classic incorporates recent advances in the field, most notably interceptive orthodontic treatment in the mixed dentition. The purpose is to provide an overview of orthodontic knowledge and clinical techniques that is unique and practical for students, educators, and practitioners. This book is a valuable resource for the dental profession. It meets its objectives. The audience includes students, educators, and clinicians. Authors and contributors are all recognized as leading authorities in their field. Graphs, charts, illustrations, and clinical photographs are well laid out and are appropriate visual additions to written text. The references are current and appropriate. The preface is very descriptive and helpful in summarizing chapters. The overall appearance is simple, clean, and appropriate. This text is a definite asset for the student, educator, and practitioner of orthodontics. Previous versions have established the book as a reliable and authoritative resource of orthodontic knowledge. The historical basis for current orthodontic trends are thoroughly delineated in the early chapters, which adds to the authors' scientific credibility. It is also very user friendly.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801665905
  • Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 965

Meet the Author

Director, Kenilworth Dental Research Foundation, Clinival Professor, Orthodontics, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, Former Professor and Chairman, Section of Orthodontics, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Editor-in-Chief, World Orthodontic Journal; Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics; Recipent, Albert H. Ketcham Award, Recipent, AAO Distinguished Service Award, Recipient, Joseph Jarabak International Teaching and Research Award, Recipient, MSO Outstanding Teacher Award, Recipient, Mershon and Hellman Lecture Award, Recipient, Heritage Lecture Award

Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Staff, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Albert Einstein Medical Center, and the Medical College of Pennsylvania; Co-editor, Journal of Adult Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery; Private Practice, Philadelphia, PA

Professor and Chair, Section of Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Special considerations in diagnosis and treatment planning 3
Ch. 2 Craniofacial imaging in orthodontics 71
Ch. 3 Genetics and orthodontics 101
Ch. 4 The upper airway and cranial morphology 117
Ch. 5 Tissue reactions in orthodontics 145
Ch. 6 Bone physiology, metabolism, and biomechanics in orthodontic practice 221
Ch. 7 Application of bioengineering to clinical orthodontics 293
Ch. 8 Orthodontic therapy and the patient with temporomandibular disorder 331
Ch. 9 Biomaterials in orthodontics 345
Ch. 10 Statistics for the orthodontist 391
Ch. 11 Interceptive guidance of occlusion with emphasis on diagnosis 405
Ch. 12 Functional appliances 493
Ch. 13 Treatment of patients in the mixed dentition 543
Ch. 14 Bonding in orthodontics 579
Ch. 15 Precise bracket placement : effective and efficient indirect bonding 661
Ch. 16 The Tweed-Merrifield edgewise appliance : philosophy, diagnosis, and treatment 675
Ch. 17 Self-ligation orthodontics with the SPEED appliance 717
Ch. 18 Treatment of the face with biocompatible orthodontics 753
Ch. 19 The in-ovation bracket for fully adjusted appliances 833
Ch. 20 Nonextraction treatment 855
Ch. 21 Treatment options for sagittal corrections in noncompliant patients 879
Ch. 22 Periodontal-orthodontic interrelationships 901
Ch. 23 Adult interdisciplinary therapy : diagnosis and treatment 937
Ch. 24 Orthodontic aspects of orthognathic surgery 993
Ch. 25 Craniofacial distraction osteogenesis : basic principles and clinical applications 1053
Ch. 26 The orthodontist's role in a cleft palate-craniofacial team 1097
Ch. 27 Retention and relapse 1123
Ch. 28 Clear plastic appliances for retention and tooth movement 1153
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