Neuromuscular Orthodontics: A Clinical Guide

Neuromuscular Orthodontics: A Clinical Guide

by Fabio Savastano
Neuromuscular Orthodontics: A Clinical Guide

Neuromuscular Orthodontics: A Clinical Guide

by Fabio Savastano

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This book is a practical guide for applying neuromuscular principles to orthodontics. It is designed to meet the needs of dental students and practitioners. The book provides a solid foundation in neuromuscular dentistry, explaining the basic anatomy and ideal functioning of the mouth and jaw. It covers important techniques like mandibular tracking, TENS, and surface EMG, which are used for diagnosing, planning treatment, and monitoring progress. The last chapter features case studies with Kinesiography, showing the long-term outcomes after treatment. The information in the book is presented clearly and written in an easy-to-understand style.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783031412943
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 11/02/2023
Edition description: 1st ed. 2023
Pages: 342
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Fabio Savastano is a medical doctor and orthodontist who has been teaching Neuromuscular Orthodontics for many years. He earned his medical degree from the University of Naples in 1987 and completed his specialization in Orthodontics at the University of Padua in 1990. Since 1990, he has focused on applying the principles of Neuromuscular Dentistry to Orthodontics. In 1994, he developed a unique diagnostic and treatment prool for orthodontics and conceived Neuromuscular Orthodontics as a distinct branch of the field (San Paolo, Brazil). Dr. Savastano has shared his knowledge through lectures and courses in various countries, including Brazil, Spain, France, India, Bahrain, UAE, Canada, Czech Republic, Russia, Armenia, Ukraine, UK, and Italy. He has taught over 1,200 doctors since 1989. With 15 years of experience as a hospital consultant, he has gained expertise in treating complex TMJ pathologies and orthodontics for maxillofacial surgery. In 2006, Dr. Savastano founded and became the President of the International College of Neuromuscular Orthodontics and Gnathology (ICNOG). He is also an adjunct professor and the Director of the master’s program in Neuromuscular Orthodontics at the Universitat Jaume I in Castellón, Spain. Through his work, he continues to inspire and guide orthodontists in advancing their professional skills.

Table of Contents

1. Freeway Space Chapter.- 2. Creating a common language Chapter.- 3. Neuromuscular Theory and the Stomatognathic Triad: treatment objectives in Neuromuscular orthodontics.- 4. Updates on functional anatomy.- 5. TENS(Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (T.E.N.S.) and surface Electromyography: important diagnostic aids for bite registration and skeletal discrepancies).- 6. A simplified prool with the bioelectrical instrumentation.- 7. Schematic Kinesiographic representation of occlusal dental relationships.- 8. The ideal function Chapter.- 9. Mandibular Freedom and Spontaneous Mandibular Migration.- 10. Treatment procedures.- 11. Head and body posture in relation to mandibular position.- 12. Clinical cases.

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