SmartClip Self-Ligating Appliance System

1st Edition

Concept and Biomechanics

Author:

  • Hugo Trevisi
    • Print ISBN 9780723433958

    Key Features

    • A practical and clearly illustrated introduction to a self-ligating appliance system which involves low force levels, sliding biomechanics and decreased friction
    • Clear description of a new bracket positioning system, based on the individual characteristics of each tooth, providing perfect functional occlusion at the end of treatment
    • Stress is laid on the importance of considering occlusion in treating orthodontic cases
    • Numerous case histories give detailed examples of the use of the system
    • Presentation of the advantages of the system - shorter patient chair time and overall treatment time, longer intervals between visits, less patient discomfort, better oral hygiene


    Table of Contents

    * A historical overview of orthodontic fixed appliances

    * Development of the SmartClip Self-ligating Appliance

    * Customized bracket positioning system

    * Sliding mechanics for orthodontic movements

    * Versatility of the SmartClip Self-ligating Appliance

    * Occlusion in orthodontics

    Details

    No. of pages:
    288
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby Ltd.
    Print ISBN:
    9780723433958

    About the author

    Hugo Trevisi

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Orthodontist, Presidente Prudente, Brazil