Systemised Orthodontic Treatment Mechanics / Edition 1

Systemised Orthodontic Treatment Mechanics / Edition 1

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Elsevier Health Sciences


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Systemised Orthodontic Treatment Mechanics / Edition 1

This comprehensive and up-to-date resource focuses on correcting malocclusions using the MBT™ philosophy, widely accepted as one of the most reliable and effective treatment methods in orthodontics. Extensively illustrated with line diagrams and color photographs, it describes mainstream thinking and serves as a practical manual of clinical orthodontics.
• Clear coverage of each stage of treatment - anchorage control during tooth leveling and aligning, arch leveling and overbite control, space closure and finishing
• Covers recent changes to the appliance system, bracket placement and archwire technology
• Written by three internationally recognised experts who lecture on the technique throughout the world
• Discusses both extraction and non-extraction treatments
• Lavishly illustrated throughout with colour photographs, line diagrams and radiographs

Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-598-7

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780723431718
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 09/06/2001
Edition description: Subsequent
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 9.62(w) x 10.68(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Dr. Richard McLaughlin D.D.S. is one of the orthodontic industry’s foremost instructors on advanced treatment using the pre-adjusted appliance. He established his still-thriving orthodontic practice shortly after graduating from the orthodontics program at the University of Southern California. He continues to treat patients in his San Diego office, and maintains an international lecturing and teaching schedule. Dr. McLaughlin is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, a member of the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists and American Association of Orthodontists, and was recently honored with the American Board’s Dale B. Wade Award. He is the Southern California Component Director of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists, a clinical professor at USC’s department of Orthodontics, and an associate professor at St. Louis University, Department of Orthodontics. He has written more than 30 journal articles, and co-authored 4 textbooks.

Table of Contents

A brief history and overview of treatment mechanics. Appliance specifications the variations and versatility. Bracket positioning and case set-up. Archform. Anchorage control during tooth leveling and aligning. Arch leveling and overbite control. An overview of Class II treatment. An overview of Class III treatment. Space closure. Finishing the case. Appliance removal and retention protocols.

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