Handbook of Orthodontics

By

  • Martyn Cobourne, BDS(Hons), FDSRCS(Eng), FDSRCS(Edin), MSc, MOrth RCS(Eng), FDSOrth RCS, PhD, FHEA , Professor of Orthodontics, Department of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Development, King's College London Dental Institute; Hon Consultant in Orthodontics, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, King's Health Partners, UK
  • Andrew DiBiase, BDS(Hons), FDSRCS(Eng), MSc, MOrth RCS(Eng), FDSOrth RCS, Consultant in Orthodontics, Department of Orthodontics, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, Kent, UK
  • Martyn Cobourne, BDS(Hons), FDSRCS(Eng), FDSRCS(Edin), MSc, MOrth RCS(Eng), FDSOrth RCS, PhD, FHEA , Professor of Orthodontics, Department of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Development, King's College London Dental Institute; Hon Consultant in Orthodontics, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, King's Health Partners, UK
  • Andrew DiBiase, BDS(Hons), FDSRCS(Eng), MSc, MOrth RCS(Eng), FDSOrth RCS, Consultant in Orthodontics, Department of Orthodontics, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, Kent, UK

Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, the new HANDBOOK OF ORTHODONTICS presents the subject of orthodontics in an accessible, easy-to-read manner. Whilst maintaining a strong clinical focus throughout, this new volume provides the reader with a firm understanding of the problem of malocclusion and its management and addresses the controversies in modern orthodontics by taking an evidence-based look at current clinical practice. The book also presents a clear explanation of the basic sciences of relevance to the orthodontist, including an up-to-date look at craniofacial development, growth and syndromic conditions that affect this region.
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Audience

Senior dental students, PG trainees and residents in orthodontics, general dental practitioners, orthodontic therapists.

 

Book information

  • Published: February 2010
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-7234-3603-4


Table of Contents

1 Occlusion and malocclusion
2 Prenatal development of the craniofacial region
3 Postnatal growth of the craniofacial region
4 Development of the dentition
5 Orthodontic tooth movement
6 The orthodontic patient: examination and diagnosis
7 The orthodontic patient: treatment planning
8 Contemporary removable appliances
9 Contemporary fixed appliances
10 Management of the developing dentition
11 Management of the permanent dentition
12 Adult orthodontics
13 Cleft lip and palate, and syndromes affecting the craniofacial region