Orthodontic Treatment of the Class II Noncompliant Patient

Current Principles and Techniques

By

  • Moschos Papadopoulos, DDS, Dr Med Dent, Professor and Head of Department, Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

This comprehensive and practical reference provides up-to-date information on the techniques available for the treatment of the Class II noncompliant orthodontic patient. It covers all the clinically relevant information needed by the practicing orthodontist, including: mode of action, indications and contra-indications, advantages and disadvantages of each appliance. No other such text is currently available.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2006
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-7234-3391-0


Table of Contents

Section I CLASS II ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT AND COMPLIANCE

1. The problem of compliance in orthodontics

2. Classification of the non-compliance appliances used for Class II correction



Section II NTER-MAXILLARY APPLIANCES USED FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CLASS II NON-COMPLIANT PATIENTS

3. Overview of the inter-maxillary non-compliance appliances

4. The Herbst appliance

5. The Cantilever Bite Jumper

6. The Ritto Appliance®

7. The Mandibular Protraction

8. The Mandibular Anterior Repositioning Appliance

9. Energy management: The philosophy behind fixed intermaxillary mechanics

10. The Jasper Jumper

11. The Flex Developer

12. The Eureka Spring

13. The Twin Force Bite Corrector in the correction of Class II malocclusion in adolescent patients

14. The Sabbagh Universal Spring



Section III INTRA-MAXILLARY DISTALIZATION APPLIANCES USED FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CLASS II NON-COMPLIANT PATIENTS

15. Overview of the intra-maxillary non-compliance distalization appliances

16. The Pendulum appliance

17. The Penguin Pendulum

18. Non-compliance Class II treatment with the Distal JetAldo Carano

19. The Keles Slider appliance for bilateral and unilateral maxillary molar distalization

20. The Jones Jig and modifications

21. The use of magnets for maxillary molar distalization

22. The First Class appliance

23. An effective and precise method for rapid molar derotation



Section IV INTRA-MAXILLARY APPLIANCES WITH ABSOLUTE ANCHORAGE USED FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CLASS II MALOCCLUSION

24. Overview of the intra-maxillary non-compliance appliances with absolute anchorage

25. The use of implants as absolute anchorage for Class II correction

26. The use of onplants for maxillary molar distalization



Section V CLINICAL EFFICACY OF THE NON-COMPLIANCE APPLIANCES

27. Clinical efficacy of the non-compliance appliances used for Class II orthodontic correction