Biomechanics and Esthetic Strategies in Clinical Orthodontics

By

  • Ravindra Nanda, BDS, MDS, PhD, Professor and Head, Department of Craniofacial Sciences; Chair, Division of Orthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
  • Ravindra Nanda, BDS, MDS, PhD, Professor and Head, Department of Craniofacial Sciences; Chair, Division of Orthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT

This text provides state-of-the-art reference on the successful application of biomechanics in clinical orthodontics. It features comprehensive guidance on basic biomechanic principles to orthodontic problem resolution by focusing on the fundamentals. Also including new, cutting edge topics, this book shows how all techniques can apply biomechanical principles to improve the force delivery, understand and prevent side effects, and achieve predictable results.
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Book information

  • Published: April 2005
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7216-0196-0


Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
1. Principles of Biomechanics
2. Biologic Mechanisms in Orthodontic Tooth Movement
3. Individualized Orthodontic Diagnosis
4. Individualized Orthodontic Treatment Planning
5. Social Psychology of Facial Appearance
6. Esthetics in Tooth Display and Smile Design
7. Managment of Deep Overbite Malocclusion
8. Management of Open Bite Malocclusion
9. Biomechanics Strategies for Nonextraction Class II Malocclusions
10. Biomechanics Basis of Extraction Space Closure
11. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Developing Class III Malocclusion
12. Treatment Strategies for Developing Class III Patients
13. Biomechanical Aspects of a Modified Protraction Headgear
14. Orthodontic Anchorage and Skeletal Implants
15. A Bioefficient Skeletal Anchorage System
16. Biomechanical Factors in Surgical Orthodontics
17. Biomechanic Strategies for Optimal Finishing
18. Interrelationship of Orthodontics with Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry