Handbook of Orthodontics

Handbook of Orthodontics

2nd Edition - August 17, 2015

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  • Authors: Martyn Cobourne, Andrew DiBiase
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780723438076
  • eBook ISBN: 9780723439530

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The second edition of the popular Handbook of Orthodontics continues to offer readers a highly accessible introduction to the subject of clinical orthodontics. Comprehensive and compact, this book is ideal for dental undergraduates, postgraduate students of orthodontics and orthodontic therapists, as well as general dental practitioners with an interest in the field.

Key Features

  • Portable format makes the book ideal for use as an ‘on-the-spot’ quick reference
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of clinical orthodontics ranging from diagnosis and treatment planning through contemporary removable and fixed appliances to cleft lip and palate
  • Covers the scientific basis of orthodontics in detail with particular focus on embryology, craniofacial development, growth and the biology of tooth movement
  • Presents over 500 illustrations and photographs – many previously unpublished – to help explain and illustrate specific points
  • Chapters fully updated throughout to reflect the recent advances in evidenced-based practice and new areas of knowledge, particularly in digital imaging, appliance systems and craniofacial biology
  • Ideal for all members of the orthodontic community, ranging from junior post-graduate trainees to experienced practitioners
  • Also suitable for senior dental undergraduates considering a career in orthodontics

Table of Contents

  • 1 Occlusion and malocclusion

    2 Prenatal development of the craniofacial region

    3 Postnatal growth of the craniofacial region

    4 Development of the dentition

    5 Orthodontic tooth movement

    6 The orthodontic patient: Examination and diagnosis

    7 The orthodontic patient: Treatment planning

    8 Contemporary removable appliances

    9 Contemporary fixed appliances

    10 Management of the developing dentition

    11 Management of the permanent dentition

    12 Orthodontics and orthognathic surgery

    13 Cleft lip and palate, and syndromes affecting the craniofacial region

    Appendix Evidence Based Orthodontics

Product details

  • No. of pages: 584
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2015
  • Published: August 17, 2015
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780723438076
  • eBook ISBN: 9780723439530

About the Authors

Martyn Cobourne

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Orthodontics, Department of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Development, King's College London Dental Institute; Hon Consultant in Orthodontics, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, King’s Health Partners, UK

Andrew DiBiase

Andrew DiBiase is a consultant orthodontist based at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust in Ashford and works in part-time NHS and private practice in Kent. He graduated as a dental surgeon from King’s College London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1990. After a series of junior hospital appointments in maxillofacial surgery, oral pathology, paediatric dentistry and periodontology he obtained a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1994. A three-year period of specialty training in orthodontics at the Royal London Hospital led to a Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and entry onto the Specialist List in Orthodontics in 1997. He carried out his higher orthodontic training in Sheffield and Leicester and was awarded the Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship in Orthodontics in 2000, being appointed Consultant Orthodontist at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital shortly after.

Andrew is involved in the postgraduate training programmes and is an MSc examiner at the Royal London and Guy’s Dental Schools. He is active in the British Orthodontic Society and he is registered on the Specialist Orthodontic List of the General Dental Council. He is a provisional member of the Angle Society of Europe.

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant in Orthodontics, Department of Orthodontics, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, Kent, UK

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