Contemporary Orthodontics e-dition

4th Edition

Text with Continually Updated Online Reference

Authors:

  • William Proffit
  • Henry Fields
  • David Sarver
    • Not Applicable ISBN 9780323046138

    Key Features

    • An introductory chapter on the state of malocclusion and dentofacial deformity in society today paves the way for the basic concepts of orthodontics and dentition problems during different stages of development.
    • Several chapters provide detailed information on diagnosis, treatment planning concepts and related problems or controversies.
    • Covers related interdisciplinary treatment approaches, when appropriate, to elucidate the orthodontist's potential role in an overall team treatment environment.

    Table of 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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    768
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Not Applicable ISBN:
    9780323046138

    About the authors

    William Proffit

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

    Henry Fields

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, Orthodontics, Dean, College of Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

    David Sarver

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Adjunct Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Private Practice, Birmingham, AL