Key Features

  • Updated material on psychosocial problems in orthodontic treatment, oral function, and the relationship between injury and dental disease.
  • Case studies throughout the text highlight the demand for orthodontic treatment, the etiology of orthodontic problems, and treatment planning for cleft lip and palate patients.

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: The Problem-Oriented Approach

7. Orthodontic Treatment Planning: From Problem List to Specific Plan

SECTION IV: BIOMECHANICS, MECHANICS AND CONTEMPORARY ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCES

8. The Biologic Basis of Orthodontic Therapy

9. Mechanical Principles in Orthodontic Force Control

10. Contemporary Orthodontic Appliances

SECTION V: TREATMENT IN PREADOLESCENT CHILDREN: WHAT IS DIFFERENT?

11. Moderate Nonskeletal Problems in Preadolescent Children: Preventive and Interceptive Treatment in Family Practice

12. Complex Nonskeletal Problems in Preadolescent Children: Preventive and Interceptive Treatment

13. Treatment of Skeletal Problems in Children and Preadolescents

14. Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment in the Early Permanent Dentition

15. The Second Stage of Comprehensive Treatment: Correction of Molar Relationship and Space Closure

16. The Third Stage of Comprehensive Treatment: Finishing

17. Retention

18. Treatment for Adults

19. Combined Surgical and Orthodontic Treatment

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323101912
Electronic ISBN:
9780323096270