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Current Therapy in Orthodontics

Stay up-to-date on current topics and treatments with this exciting new text! Current Therapy in Orthodontics addresses the evolving science of orthodontics as it relates to optimal patient therapy and care. World-renowned authors and contributors walk you through diagnosis and treatment planning, the management of sagittal and vertical discrepancies, the management of adult and complex cases, and the application of biomedicine in orthodontic treatment. You’ll find discussions on such topics as patient compliance, sleep apnea, the importance of proper bracket selection and placement, how the periodontal condition impacts treatment in the adult patient, and the use of temporary anchorage devices. This comprehensive text is the must-have modern reference for both orthodontic and dental practice.

Hardbound, 416 Pages

Published: April 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-05460-7

Contents

  • Part 1: Orthodontic Diagnosis and Treatment

    1. Quality of Life as an Indicator for Orthodontic Treatment

    B. Prahl-Andersen


    2. Patient Compliance in Orthodontic Practice

    Pramod K. Sinha


    3. Cephalomorphic and Biologic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

    Leonard S. Fishman


    4. Occlusal Patterns in Orthodontic Patients: Using the Occlusal Force Measuring System

    Yukio Kitafusa


    5. 3-D Superimposition for Quantification of Treatment Outcomes

    Lucia H.S. Cevidanes, Martin Styner, William R. Proffit


    6. Bonding in Orthodontics

    Serdar Üsümez, Nejat Erverdi


    7. The Implications of Bracket Selection and Bracket Placement on Expressed Tooth Movement and Finishing Details

    Anoop Sondhi


    8. Quality Orthodontics: Going Against the Popular Trends

    Björn U. Zachrisson


    Part 2: Clinical Management of Sagittal and Vertical Discrepancies

    9. Functional Treatment Objectives

    William J. Clark


    10. Hybrid Functional Appliances for Management of Class II Malocclusions

    Tarisai Dandajena


    11. Class II Combination Therapy: Molar Distalization and Fixed Functionals; Reducing Requirements of Patient Compliance for Predictable Completion of Treatment

    S. Jay Bowman


    12. Maxillary Deficiency Syndrome

    James A. McNamara, Jr.


    13. Effective Maxillary Protraction for Class III Patients

    Peter Ngan


    14. Etiological and Therapeutic Consideration of Open Bite

    Kazunori Yamaguchi


    15. Efficient Mechanics and Appliances to Correct Vertical Excess and Open Bite Patients

    Flavio Andres Uribe, Ravindra Nanda


    16. Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment of Deep Bite Malocclusion

    Madhur Upadhyay, Ravindra Nanda


    Part 3: Management of Adult and Complex Cases

    17: Orthodontic Treatment in Adult Patients With Reduced Periodontal Attachment

    Julia Harfin


    18. Diastemas: Is Permanent Retention Really Necessary?

    Thomas F. Mulligan


    19. Selective Mechanics in Complex and Compromised Cases

    Sunil Kapila, Scott Conley


    20. Orthodontics’ Role in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Richard S. Conley, Harry L. Legan


    21. Optimizing Esthetics for the Interdisciplinary Patient

    Vincent G. Kokich


    22. Temporary Anchorage Devices: Biomechanical Opportunities and Challenges

    Bhavna Shroff, Steven J. Lindauer


    23. The Use of Microimplants in Orthodontics

    Hyo-Sang Park


    24. Predictable Distalization of Molars in Nongrowing Patients with Temporary Anchorage
    Device Utilizing Titanium Miniplates


    25. Rapid Tooth Movement and Effective Anchorage Control by Using Dentoalveolar Distraction Osteogenesis (DAD)

    Haluk Iseri, Gokmen Kurt, Reha Kisnisci


    Part 4: Applications of Biomedicine to Orthodontics

    26. Mechanotransduction of Orthodontic Forces

    Sunil Wadhwa, Ravindra Nanda, Carol Pilbeam


    27. Orthodontic Root Resorption

    Gregory J. King


    28. Restoration of Oral and Craniofacial Defects by Stem Cells and Bioengineering Approaches

    Jin Kim, Candice Zemnick, Jeremy Mao

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