Handbook of Cephalometric Superimposition

Author: Herman S. Duterloo,Pierre-Georges Planché

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780867155082

Category: Medical

Page: 207

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" Superimposition of cephalometric images is the universally used method for demonstrating and evaluating growth and treatment outcomes in the dentofacial complex in individual patients. However, traditional procedures for cephalometric superimposition are based on the use of periosteally located landmarks or their dependant substitutes, which are unstable over time. This renders interpretation of pretreatment-to-posttreatment changes unreliable. The structural method of superimposition, developed and introduced by Arne Björk and based largely on longitudinal implant studies, is the only evidence-based method of superimposition, and it provides individualized, far-reaching insight into growth and treatment changes. Reliable measurement of local, actual changes in direction and amount is possible, allowing interpretation of the biologic events that took place. This book provides a critical, in-depth review of the history of cephalometric superimposition and the background and development of the structural method; demonstrates how to apply the structural method; and provides help and instruction for correct interpretation of the resulting superimpositions. Accurate cephalometric tracings and superimpositions represent the best way to demonstrate and evaluate changes resulting from dentofacial skeletal growth and treatment. This book will help readers to produce superimpositions with maximal accuracy, based on the best available scientific biologic evidence."--Publisher.
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Handbook of Orthodontics

Author: Martyn T. Cobourne,Andrew T. DiBiase

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723439532

Category: Medical

Page: 584

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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. 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
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Handbook of Orthognathic Treatment

A Team Approach

Author: Ashraf Ayoub,Balvinder Khambay,Philip Benington,Lyndia Green,Khursheed Moos,Fraser Walker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118709497

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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This handbook provides a short, contemporary text on the management of dentofacial deformities. The importance of a well organised, inter-disciplinary approach is emphasised throughout and the following key areas are presented: A detailed account of the role of the psychologist, from initial assessment through to post-operative support. A systematic approach to dentofacial assessment, including a section on diagnostic records and an overview of cephalometry. A logical step-by-step approach to treatment planning, emphasising the interactive thought process required when setting orthodontic and surgical objectives. The fundamentals of surgical orthodontics, with the scope and limitations of orthodontic appliances clearly explained for each phase of treatment. A description of orthognathic technical procedures and how potential errors can be minimised in order to improve the accuracy of model surgery. An account of how to carry out photo-cephalometric profile prediction planning, including a critique of the method. A detailed description of the full range of mandibular and maxillary orthognathic surgical procedures, including indications and complications. A chapter on higher-level osteotomies for the treatment of more severe craniofacial abnormalities is included for completeness. A series of six contrasting case studies. There is an emphasis on the technological advances that are rapidly enabling the global paradigm shift from 2D to 3D planning.
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Mosby's Orthodontic Review

Author: Jeryl D. English,Sercan Akyalcin,Timo Peltomaki,Kate Litschel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323186971

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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With a concise, focused review of orthodontic concepts and current clinical information, including diagnosis, treatment planning, and clinical treatment, MOSBY'S ORTHODONTIC REVIEW is the resource you need to achieve the best results for success on competency examinations as well as excellent clinical outcomes. From foundational concepts to more subjective areas of treatment planning and clinical treatment, this book includes a wealth of information from distinguished educators, recent graduates, and practicing professionals to help you prepare for the NBDE, Part II and the ABO written and clinical examinations. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Content is designed to prepare you for the NBDE, Part II and the ABO written and clinical examinations to help you achieve the best results. Detailed illustrations provide a visual guide to conditions, techniques, diagnoses, key concepts, and more with case study photos that detail treatment from a patient’s initial exam to completion. Proven question and answer format covers the key information for each topic and helps prepare you for certification exams.
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Maxillofacial Trauma and Esthetic Facial Reconstruction - E-Book

Author: Peter Ward Booth,Barry Eppley,Rainer Schmelzeisen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047023

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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Filled with hundreds of superb, full-color photographs and step-by-step, illustrated procedures, Maxillofacial Trauma and Esthetic Facial Reconstruction, 2nd Edition, is your definitive source on all aspects of managing facial trauma. World-renowned authors Peter Ward Booth, Barry L. Eppley, and Rainer Schmelzeisen deliver today's foremost guidance on everything from management of the acute trauma patient to the newest materials in surgical trauma to secondary procedures for improved facial appearance. "Maxillofacial Trauma and Esthetic Facial Reconstruction is a comprehensive text dealing with a difficult area and where competing titles are plentiful. This book is refreshing and seems to add a new perspective in this genre with the combination of facial trauma management and reconstruction in the one hardback book. For this reason together with the sheer quantity and quality of the photos and illustrations - this book is highly recommended." - The Journal of Surgery, review of the first edition Offers complete coverage of maxillofacial trauma highlighted by an unparalleled collection of outstanding, full-color photographs, and highly detailed line drawings that clarify surgical procedures. Addresses secondary surgery in a dedicated section, covering such topics as facial scar management; secondary osteotomies and bone grafting to correct deformities; bone distraction, used commonly with congenital malformations; secondary rhinoplasty for traumatic nasal deformities, which are associated with a variety of cosmetic and functional issues; secondary orbital surgery; facial nerve injuries; and psychological support for patient with facial trauma. Features an outstanding, full-color art program, with more than 750 color photos that cover all aspects of injury and treatment, and 250 color line drawings that walk you step by step through surgical procedures. Includes contributions from a "who's who" list of international experts in oral and maxillofacial surgery, psychology, ophthalmology, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, and craniofacial surgery. Discusses the latest etiology and management of trauma, walking you through all aspects of injury, treatment, and surgical procedures. Provides stabilizing guidance prior to surgery in the acute care chapter. Presents updated information on new imaging technology, current surgical procedures, and innovative treatment software throughout. Includes more illustrations to guide you to the best radiologic investigation for each injury. Relates brain injury to the overall management of the face for both function and esthetics. Contains updated guidelines on facial fractures, expanded information on psychological problems following facial trauma, and a new chapter on pediatric trauma.
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Sleep

A Comprehensive Handbook

Author: Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471751715

Category: Medical

Page: 1136

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A unique resource on sleep medicine Written by contemporary experts from around the world, Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook covers the entire field of sleep medicine. Taking a novel approach, the text features both syndrome- and patient-oriented coverage, making it ideally suited for both clinical use and academic study. Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook begins with a brief introduction to the basic science of sleep, from neurobiology to physiologic processes. This leads into sections offering comprehensive coverage of insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, parasomnias, movement disorders, and much more. Sleep and related disorders are also discussed, followed by chapters on considerations for special patient groups. Special materials for practitioners include a sample interview and questionnaire as well as a chapter on operating and managing a sleep center. The text concludes with discussions of sleep assessment methods such as polysomnography, actigraphy, and video EEG monitoring. With full coverage of over 100 key topics in sleep medicine, Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook offers the most practical, thorough, yet handy resource available on adult and pediatric sleep medicine. Praise from the reviews: "...no other publication in the field can begin to compare with the breadth or depth of the 'Handbook'...I cannot imagine a functioning sleep disorders clinic without at least one copy on standby as a ready reference." PscyCRITIQUES "Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook is a first-rate textbook with concise, up-to-date information covering a wide range of subjects pertinent to the practice of sleep medicine." DOODY'S HEALTH SERVICES
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Dental Computing and Applications: Advanced Techniques for Clinical Dentistry

Advanced Techniques for Clinical Dentistry

Author: Daskalaki, Andriani

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1605662933

Category: Computers

Page: 406

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"This book gives insight into technological advances for dental practice, research and education, for general dental clinician, the researcher and the computer scientist"--Provided by publisher.
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Esthetic and Functional Management of Diastema

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Author: Ugur Erdemir,Esra Yildiz

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319243616

Category: Medical

Page: 228

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​This book offers detailed guidance on integrated orthodontic, periodontal, and restorative solutions for the treatment of diastema, highlighting the advantages of such a multidisciplinary approach and presenting suitable clinical protocols for esthetic reconstruction and functional improvement. The coverage includes discussion of diagnosis and explanation of important elements of dentofacial, dentolabial, and dental analysis and relevant soft tissue aspects. Clear advice is provided on treatment planning, and the various treatment options are fully described, with consideration of new materials and techniques and attention to timing and sequencing. The book benefits from the inclusion of numerous clinical case photos. It will be an excellent aid to the management of patients in whom correction of diastemas is only possible through multidisciplinary interventions.
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Handbook of X-ray Imaging

Physics and Technology

Author: Paolo Russo

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498741541

Category: Medical

Page: 1393

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Containing chapter contributions from over 130 experts, this unique publication is the first handbook dedicated to the physics and technology of X-ray imaging, offering extensive coverage of the field. This highly comprehensive work is edited by one of the world’s leading experts in X-ray imaging?physics and technology and has been created with guidance from a Scientific Board containing respected and renowned scientists from around the world. The book's scope includes 2D and 3D X-ray imaging techniques from soft-X-ray to megavoltage energies, including computed tomography, fluoroscopy, dental imaging and small animal imaging, with several chapters dedicated to breast imaging techniques. 2D and 3D industrial imaging is incorporated, including imaging of artworks. Specific attention is dedicated to techniques of phase contrast X-ray imaging. The approach undertaken is one that illustrates the theory as well as the techniques and the devices routinely used in the various fields. Computational aspects are fully covered, including 3D reconstruction algorithms, hard/software phantoms, and computer-aided diagnosis. Theories of image quality are fully illustrated. Historical, radioprotection, radiation dosimetry, quality assurance and educational aspects are also covered. This handbook will be suitable for a very broad audience, including graduate students in medical physics and biomedical engineering; medical physics residents; radiographers; physicists and engineers in the field of imaging and non-destructive industrial testing using X-rays; and scientists interested in understanding and using X-ray imaging techniques. The handbook's editor, Dr. Paolo Russo, has over 30 years’ experience in the academic teaching of medical physics and X-ray imaging research. He has authored several book chapters in the field of X-ray imaging, is Editor-in-Chief of an international scientific journal in medical physics, and has responsibilities in the publication committees of international scientific organizations in medical physics.
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Handbook of facial growth

Author: Donald H. Enlow,Robert E. Moyers

Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721633862

Category: Medical

Page: 486

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Clinical Applications of Digital Dental Technology

Author: Radi Masri,Carl Driscoll

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118983033

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Digital equipment in all dental practices is commonplace. From digital imaging through electronic recordkeeping, general dentists and specialists are seeing more accurate diagnoses, faster treatment times, and lower costs for equipment. Here in one volume is a comprehensive look at the digital technology available, describing indications, contraindications, advantages, disadvantages, limitations, and applications in the various dental fields. Included are digital imaging, digital impressions, digital operative dentistry, digital prosthodontics, digital implant fabrication and placement, and digital applications in endodontics, orthodontics, and oral surgery. The book is ideal for dental students seeking a reference for digital dental technology and for seasoned practitioners and specialists interested in incorporating digital technology in their daily practice.
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Radiographic Cephalometry

From Basics to 3-D Imaging

Author: Alexander Jacobson,Richard L. Jacobson

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780867154610

Category: Medical

Page: 308

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Radiographic cephalometry, has been routinely used in orthodontics for over half a century, but is now also being used as a diagnostic, treatment, and research tool by maxillofacial and plastic surgeons, prosthodontists, pediatric dentists, and general dental practitioners. Here practicing and research orthodontists explain such aspects as the 20 c
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Predator–Prey Interactions: Co-evolution between Bats and Their Prey

Author: David Steve Jacobs,Anna Bastian

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319324926

Category: Science

Page: 135

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This book provides a comprehensive review of the evolution of traits associated with predation and predator defense for bats and all of their prey, both invertebrates (e.g. insects) and vertebrates (e.g. frogs), in the context of co-evolution. It reviews current knowledge of how echolocation and passive hearing are used by bats to hunt prey in complete darkness. Also it highlights how prey have evolved counter measures to bat echolocation to avoid detection and capture. This includes the whole range of prey responses from being active at times when bats are inactive to the use of acoustic signals of their own to interfere with the echolocation system of bats.
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Three-Dimensional Cephalometry

A Color Atlas and Manual

Author: Gwen R.J. Swennen,Filip A.C. Schutyser,Jarg-Erich Hausamen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540290117

Category: Medical

Page: 366

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Orthodontic Setup

Author: Giuseppe Scuzzo,Kyoto Takemoto,Luca Lombardo

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)

ISBN: 9788874921881

Category: Medical

Page: 120

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The orthodontic setup is meant to provide a three-dimensional representation of the occlusion at the end of treatment. Although the orthodontic setup was first described by Kesling in 1945 and has since then become an indispensible tool for diagnosis and the construction of customized appliances, there are no standardized guidelines that are approved and used by professional organizations and manufacturers. This makes it very difficult for orthodontists to provide orthodontic technicians with precise objective information on the final position of the teeth. Orthodontic technicians must therefore draw on their personal experience, know-how, and best professional practices—in short, a series of unwritten rules that are by no means universal. With this in mind, the authors have set out to describe the procedures used in the construction and evaluation of a setup that can be used both for diagnostic purposes and to manufacture customized orthodontic appliances. The manual and digital tools currently available to professionals in this field are discussed, with a particular focus on the recent developments in CAD/CAM bracket-positioning technology.
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The Dental Reference Manual

A Daily Guide for Students and Practitioners

Author: Geraldine M. Weinstein,Mitchell T. Zientz

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319397303

Category: Medical

Page: 530

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This book is designed to meet the needs of both dental students and dentists by providing succinct and quickly retrievable answers to common dental questions. Students will find both that it clearly presents the particulars which should be familiar to every dentist and that it enables them to see the big picture and contextualize information introduced to them in the future. Practicing dentists, on the other hand, will employ the book as a daily reference to source information on important topics, materials, techniques, and conditions. The book is neither discipline nor specialty specific. The first part is wide ranging and covers the essentials of dental practice while the second part addresses individual specialties and the third is devoted to emergency dental treatment. Whether as a handy resource in the student s backpack or as a readily available tool on the office desk, this reference manual fills an important gap in the dental literature.
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THE HUMAN SKELETON IN FORENSIC MEDICINE

(3rd Ed.)

Author: Mehmet Yasar Iscan,Maryan Steyn

Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher

ISBN: 0398088799

Category: Medical

Page: 516

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This classic in forensic anthropology has been thoroughly updated and greatly expanded for the new Third Edition. The result presents the state of the medicolegal art of investigating human skeletal remains. The third edition follows more than 25 years after the second edition. During this time, considerable changes occurred in the field and Forensic Anthropology became a distinct specialty in its own right. Included in the book are detailed discussions on crime scene investigation, including excavation techniques, time interval since death, human or animal remains, mass graves, and preparation of remains. Existing chapters, all dramatically revised, bring readers in line with the current concepts of skeletal age; determination of sex; assessment of ancestry; calculation of stature; factors of individualization; superimposition and restoration of physiognomy. There is also a section on dental analysis examining such topics as dental anatomy, nomenclature, estimation of age in subadults and adults, determination of sex and ancestry, and pathological conditions. New additions are chapters on skeletal pathology and trauma assessment. A new chapter has also been added on “Forensic Anthropology of the Living.” Although all of the sections of the book have been updated significantly, the authors have retained some sense of history to recognize the many pioneers that have shaped the discipline. The text will assist forensic anthropologists and forensic pathologists who have to analyze skeletons found in forensic contexts. This book has a global perspective in order to make it usable to practitioners across the world. Where possible, short case studies have been added to illustrate the diverse aspects of the work.
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