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Contemporary Orthodontics

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.

Book, 768 Pages

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09300-2

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

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