Facial and Dental Planning for Orthodontists and Oral Surgeons - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780723433200

Facial and Dental Planning for Orthodontists and Oral Surgeons

1st Edition

Authors: William Arnett Richard McLaughlin
Hardcover ISBN: 9780723433200
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.
Published Date: 11th November 2003
Page Count: 336


This superbly illustrated, practical textbook explains how to plan a position for the jaws and teeth to optimize the facial profile for each patient. Written by an internationally-respected author team, this authoritative resource also provides coverage of a new approach to facial planning that could soon become the standard method for orthodontists and oral surgeons.

Key Features

  • Content explains how to plan a position for the jaws and teeth in order to optimize the facial profile for each individual.
  • Challenging borderline cases are discussed, so readers can better determine what is or isn't a surgical case.
  • A new approach to facial planning is covered.
    Illustrated case histories demonstrate the clinical success of methods.

Table of Contents

  1. Overview - treatment goals restated

    2. History-taking - a form-based protocol

    3. The clinical examination

    4. Record taking - a basis for treatment success

    5. Diagnosing the case

    6. Treatment planning for the TMJs and musculature

    7. Facial treatment planning

    8. Orthodontic treatment planning


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About the Author

William Arnett

Dr. G. William Arnett D.D.S., F.A.C.D. graduated with honors from the University of Southern California Dental School and University of California at Los Angeles in oral and maxillofacial surgery. His practice is strictly limited to facial reconstruction including surgery and research. He has been the featured speaker nationally and internationally in all aspects of orthognathic surgery and has published numerous papers.

Dr. Arnett is currently on staff as Assistant Professor, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Loma Linda, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, Senior Lecturer, Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, California, Clinical Professor, Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas and Visiting Professor, Universidad del Desarrollo, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Santiago, Chile.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Center for Corrective Jaw Surgery, Santa Barbara, CA

Richard McLaughlin

Dr. Richard McLaughlin D.D.S. is one of the orthodontic industry’s foremost instructors on advanced treatment using the pre-adjusted appliance. He established his still-thriving orthodontic practice shortly after graduating from the orthodontics program at the University of Southern California. He continues to treat patients in his San Diego office, and maintains an international lecturing and teaching schedule. Dr. McLaughlin is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, a member of the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists and American Association of Orthodontists, and was recently honored with the American Board’s Dale B. Wade Award. He is the Southern California Component Director of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists, a clinical professor at USC’s department of Orthodontics, and an associate professor at St. Louis University, Department of Orthodontics. He has written more than 30 journal articles, and co-authored 4 textbooks.

Affiliations and Expertise

Orthodontist, San Diego, CA, Clinical Professor, Department of Orthodontics, University of Southern California, School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA