Key Features

  • Authored by experts of international renown

  • Lavish use of colour photography and artwork helps explain new concepts clearly

  • Demonstrates the effective use of the Clarity™ Self-Ligating appliance, a device which contains all of the essential features of SmartClip™ but which also demonstrates greater patient acceptability and hence improvement in compliance

  • Explains treatment options that show more predictable outcomes, good performance sliding biomechanics, the application of low force levels and reduced treatment times

  • Ideal for orthodontists worldwide – whether qualified or in training

Table of Contents

1. Low Friction Aesthetic Brackets - Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Appliance

Introduction

Characteristics of the Appliance

Prescription of the Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Appliance System

Sliding Biomechanics with the Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Appliance

Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Bracket Removal

2. Mini-screws and Biomechanics in Orthodontics

Introduction

SmartClip™ Self-Ligating Appliances and orthodontic mini-screws

Mini-screws

Surgical protocol for insertion of mini-screws

Planning the set-up of the orthodontic appliance for the insertion of mini-screws

Mini-screws as an anchorage system in orthodontic biomechanic treatment mechanics with bicuspid extractions

Class II treatment with molar distalization using mini-screws

Intrusion of teeth using mini-screws

Mesialization and uprighting of molars using mini-screws

3. Second molar extractions

Introduction

Development of Second Molars and Third Molars

Why should second molars be extracted?

When should second molars be extracted?

Characteristics of patients who undergo second molar extractions

Management of the distalizing mechanics

Eruption of third molars after second molars extraction

Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780723436850
eBook ISBN:
9780723437208
Print ISBN:
9780723436539

About the authors

Hugo Trevisi

Affiliations and Expertise

Orthodontist, Presidente Prudente, Brazil

Reginaldo C. Trevisi Zanelato

Affiliations and Expertise

Orthodontist, Presidente Prudente, Brazil