Handbook of Orthodontics - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780723438076, 9780723439530

Handbook of Orthodontics

2nd Edition

eBook ISBN: 9780723439530
eBook ISBN: 9780723439592
Paperback ISBN: 9780723438076
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 2nd October 2015
Page Count: 584
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Description

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  • Presents over 500 illustrations and photographs – many previously unpublished – to help explain and illustrate specific points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

Details

No. of pages:
584
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780723439530
eBook ISBN:
9780723439592
Paperback ISBN:
9780723438076