Contemporary Orthodontics

By

  • William Proffit, DDS, PhD, Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Henry Fields, DDS, MS, MSD, Professor, Orthodontics, Dean, College of Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • David Sarver, DMD, MS, Adjunct Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Private Practice, Birmingham, AL

Now in full color, Contemporary Orthodontics, 4th Edition is a practical resource with a long tradition of excellence. Line drawings and more than 1,000 new color images illustrate concepts more clearly than ever. This book includes detailed information on diagnosis, treatment planning concepts, related problems or controversies, and current treatment procedures, including the role of orthodontics in comprehensive treatment of patients with multiple problems.
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Book information

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  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09300-2


Table of Contents

SECTION I. THE ORTHODONTIC PROBLEM

1. Malocclusion and Dentofacial Deformity in Contemporary Society

SECTION II. THE DEVELOPMENT OF ORTHODONTIC PROBLEMS

2. Concepts of Growth and Development

3. Early Stages of Development

4. Later Stages of Development

5. The Etiology of Orthodontic Problems

SECTION III. DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT PLANNING

6. Orthodontic Diagnosis: Development of Problem List

7. Orthodontic Treatment Planning: From Problem List to Specific Plan

8. Orthodontic Treatment Planning: Limitations, Controversies, and Special Problems

SECTION IV. BIOMECHANICS, MECHANICS AND CONTEMPORARY ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCES

9. The Biologic Basis of Orthodontic Therapy

10. Mechanical Principles in Orthodontic Force Control

11. Contemporary Orthodontic Appliances

SECTION V. TREATMENT IN PREADOLESCENT CHILDREN

12. Treatment of Nonskeletal Problems in Children

13. Treatment of Skeletal Problems in Children

SECTION VI. COMPREHENSIVE ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT IN THE EARLY PERMANENT DENTITION

14. The First Stage of Comprehensive Treatment: Alignment and Leveling

15. The Second Stage of Comprehensive Treatment: Correction of Molar Relationship and Space Closure

16. The Third Stage of Comprehensive Treatment: Finishing

17. Retention

SECTION VII. TREATMENT IN ADULTS

18. Special Considerations in Treatment for Adults

19. Combined Surgical and Orthodontic Treatment