Clinical Orthodontics: Current Concepts, Goals and Mechanics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131221914, 9788131231685

Clinical Orthodontics: Current Concepts, Goals and Mechanics

1st Edition

Authors: Ashok Karad
Hardcover ISBN: 9788131221914
eBook ISBN: 9788131231685
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 10th September 2010
Page Count: 498


This book is targeted for every Orthodontic professional – postgraduate students (residents), practicing orthodontists and academicians and is a contemporary reference for all undergraduate level dentistry students. The contents of the book have been based on its theme:

Current concepts: dealing with the unique approach to diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment sequencing and execution of treatment in diverse clinical situations
Goals: redefining orthodontic treatment goals in accordance with the current understanding of the science
Mechanics: highlighting newer methods, unbiased treatment approach, and refined mechanics to produce high-quality results

Key Features

  • Most comprehensive reference book covering a wide array of clinical concepts
  • Covers numerous well-documented clinical cases along with illustrations providing an excellent tool for the orthodontists to serve their patients better
  • Includes unique chapters like Digital imaging in orthodontics,Interdisciplinary orthodontics, Excellence in finishing, Functional goals in orthodontics, and Managing an orthodontic practice
  • Truly international standard book with a dynamic group of leading world-class clinicians, researchers, teachers and authors delivering cutting-edge information
  • Includes more the 2000 high-quality illustrations

Table of Contents


  1. Craniofacial growth, diagnosis and treatment planning
  2. Digital imaging in orthodontics
  3. Sagittal discrepancies
  4. Vertical discrepancies
  5. Transverse discrepancies
  6. Surgical orthodontics
  7. Role of skeletal anchorage in modern orthodontics
  8. Lingual orthodontics
  9. Management of cleft lip and cleft palate patients
  10. Treatment of periodontally compromised patients
  11. Interdisciplinary orthodontics
  12. Functional occlusion goals in orthodontics
  13. Excellence in finishing
  14. Retention and stability: A perspective
  15. Management of an orthodontic practice



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About the Author

Ashok Karad