SmartClip Self-Ligating Appliance System

1st Edition

Concept and Biomechanics

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  • 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

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