Achieving Clinical Success in Lingual Orthodontics

Author: Julia Harfin,Augusto Ureña

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319068326

Category: Medical

Page: 182

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This book is designed to meet the needs of all orthodontists interested in treating children, adolescents, and/or adults with brackets placed on the palatal and lingual surfaces of the teeth. It explains how to achieve excellent results, comparable to those obtained with labial brackets, by means of techniques performed entirely within the dental office and avoiding use of expensive outside laboratories. The book is divided into three parts. The first is devoted to biomechanics, considering each type of malocclusion and describing how to prepare the arches optimally. This is not a theoretical section; rather it covers aspects acknowledged to be of prime practical importance by students and doctors. The second part explains how to treat the most common malocclusions, with step-by-step descriptions of techniques used in everyday clinical practice. The concluding part of the book describes finishing procedures to enhance aesthetics and discusses long-term results.
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Esthetics and Biomechanics in Orthodontics

Author: Ravindra Nanda

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455750891

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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Esthetics and Biomechanics in Orthodontics, 2nd Edition provides everything you need to know to successfully apply biomechanics in clinical orthodontics. This edition features new content in the areas of tooth movement, treating Class III malocclusions, skeletal anchorage, Surgery First treatment plans, and space closure. In addition to comprehensive guidance on basic biomechanic principles, this state-of-the-art reference also shows how all techniques can apply biomechanical principles to improve the force delivery, understand and prevent side effects, and achieve predictable results. Highly regarded lead author, Dr. Ravindra Nanda, is a widely known and respected educator in the field of orthodontics. Comprehensive coverage of diagnosis, treatment planning, and esthetics in tooth display provides a solid foundation in orthodontia and biomechanic problem solving. Case reports include high-quality photographs, radiographs, and illustrations to better show biomechanical principles. Radiographs and line drawings accompany clinical photographs to help illustrate the various stages of treatment. NEW! Content on the fundamentals that guide orthodontic tooth movement offers a clear understanding of how orthodontic appliances work and their role in designing treatment methodologies. NEW! Content on procedures and indications for optimal space closure helps you define priorities in treatment planning and understand all the treatment alternatives. NEW! Detailed information on biomechanics-based management of impacted canines provides treatment planning strategies and biomechanic techniques to achieve desired results without increasing treatment time. NEW! Coverage on modalities for the treatment of Class III malocclusions offers insight into new treatment protocols — such as corticotomy-assisted facemask therapy and corticotomy-assisted maxillary protraction — that are available to effectively treat these occurrences. NEW! Detailed information on the different forms of skeletal anchorage (including mini-implant technology) shows how certain challenges associated with types of tooth movement can now be overcome by applying sound biomechanical principles to skeletal anchorage. NEW! In-depth coverage of the Surgery First (SF) treatment plan offers step-by-step examples to help explain the technique of Sendai SF and its benefits
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Biomechanics and Esthetic Strategies in Clinical Orthodontics

Author: Ravindra Nanda

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455726117

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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This text provides state-of-the-art reference on the successful application of biomechanics in clinical orthodontics. It features comprehensive guidance on basic biomechanic principles to orthodontic problem resolution by focusing on the fundamentals. Also including new, cutting edge topics, this book shows how all techniques can apply biomechanical principles to improve the force delivery, understand and prevent side effects, and achieve predictable results. Full-color illustrations help the reader visualize and grasp key concepts. Line drawings accompany clinical photos to clarify important information and techniques. Chapters are organized from the most common to least common orthodontic problems, creating an easy-to-follow layout that makes the topics easy to find. Inclusion of cutting edge topics such as skeletal anchorage, esthetic concepts, interdisciplinary treatment, biomechanical factors, biology of tooth movement, and management of orthodontic problems presents current trends in orthodontics. Information on the latest advances in the use, selection, and properties of orthodontic wires exhibits all viable options for important decision-making. Comprehensive coverage of diagnosis, treatment planning, and biomechanical strategies provides knowledge of how to apply specific mechanisms to specific problems. Simplified approach makes biomechanics easy to understand and implement. Presentation of nonextraction treatment modalities explains how to use headgear, Herbst appliances, memory alloy springs, and other methods to yield predictable results. Solid information on treating malocclusion shows readers how simple changes in arch wire bending can greatly improve tooth movement quality.
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FIXED ORTHODONTICS FOR THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER

A HANDBOOK FOR THE PREADJUSTED EDGEWISE APPLIANCE SYSTEM

Author: Dr V RAVI KUMAR

Publisher: ACADEMY OF FIXED ORTHODONTICS

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 100

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This book is the Course Manual for Academy of Fixed Orthodontics (AFO) courses in Orthodontics for the general dental practitioner and has been written exclusively for the general dentist who wants to incorporate fixed orthodontics into their practice. Towards this goal the course manual is a concise treatise on the study and practice of fixed orthodontics in general and explains in particular, the technique of MBTTM prescription of preadjusted edgewise appliance system (Straight WireTM). Within about 100 pages of text amply illustrated with color photographs and line drawings, the reader is introduced to the basics of orthodontic theory and practice. Biomechanics of tooth movement and the theory behind the preadjusted appliance system is given in brief. Basic instruments and materials for the fixed orthodontic practice is presented with photographs. Diagnosis and Treatment planning using Clinical tools, Cephalometrics and cast analysis is explained in enough detail. Banding and Bonding of the appliance and wire changes through planned sequence are presented succinctly. Each type of clinical cases (malocclusion) and the extraction and non-extraction methods to be followed is explained in detail. The chapter on Standard Operating Protocol gives the reader the entire steps in practice of straight wire fixed orthodontics in just 3 pages. Four pages of sample Cast Analysis form allows for a thorough practice and at the end of the book few blank pages are given so that the reader can write any notes if needed. All these features make this a unique handbook and desktop reference for the dentist who would like to lean fixed orthodontics. As this is a course manual, it is highly recommended to take up the entire Academy of Fixed Orthodontics course, which is supported by Videos and Lectures and effective post course mentoring. The concepts and implementation of this course will allow the participant to choose the content and period of study that best suits her practice. The course also teaches the latest in fixed orthodontic treatment mechanics including Tip-Edge, Lingual Orthodontics, Orthodontic Mini-Screws and the Self Ligating systems. The course is designed in such a way that the participant can easily understand the basics and will confidently be able to incorporate fixed orthodontics in the general practice. This is a handbook for the clinical practice of fixed orthodontics and is not a textbook on the subject.
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Skeletal Anchorage in Orthodontic Treatment of Class II Malocclusion E-Book

Contemporary applications of orthodontic implants, miniscrew implantsand mini plates

Author: Moschos A. Papadopoulos

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054291

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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The book offers a comprehensive and critical review which presents not only the principles and techniques involved in the use of skeletal anchorage techniques and devices (such as orthodontic implants, miniscrew implants and mini plates), but also the scientific evidence available regarding the use of these contemporary applications and their clinical efficacy. • Provides an introduction to the conventional and noncompliance treatment of Class II malocclusion • Provides an introduction to the use of skeletal anchorage reinforcement approaches in orthodontics • Outlines the clinical considerations required for the use of skeletal anchorage devices in orthodontics • Explains the insertion and removal procedures of orthodontic implants, miniscrew implants and mini plates • Discusses the use of orthodontic implants for the treatment of Class II malocclusion • Explains the use of mini plates and zygomatic anchorage for the treatment of Class II malocclusion • Discusses the use of mini-screw implants for the treatment of Class II malocclusion • Explains the use of skeletal anchorage reinforcement of the noncompliance devices used for the treatment of Class II malocclusion • Explores the efficiency of skeletal anchorage and its risk management
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Lingual & Esthetic Orthodontics

Author: Rafi Romano

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781850972068

Category: Medical

Page: 692

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In response to a new surge of interest in esthetic orthodontic techniques, this exceptional book details the state of the art in lingual orthodontics. Featuring the experiential knowledge of thirty-four of the best clinicians from around the world who practice lingual orthodontics on a daily basis, this book represents the first comprehensive clinical reference on the lingual orthodontic technique and reviews the latest advancements in the field, including available bracket systems, innovations in laboratory and simulation techniques, standard biomechanics from alignment to finishing, effective clinical protocols, and helpful tips and tricks for efficient treatment. The inclusion of a section on clear aligners shows how standard lingual orthodontic treatment can be used in combination with plastic aligners for optimum esthetic orthodontic results. No other book can match its timely, in-depth coverage of the field of lingual orthodontics.
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Contemporary Orthodontics

Author: William R. Proffit,Henry W. Fields Jr.,David M. Sarver

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323078184

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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Now in full color, Contemporary Orthodontics, 4th Edition is a practical resource with a long tradition of excellence. Line drawings and more than 1,000 new color images illustrate concepts more clearly than ever. This book includes detailed information on diagnosis, treatment planning concepts, related problems or controversies, and current treatment procedures, including the role of orthodontics in comprehensive treatment of patients with multiple problems. A NEW full-color design includes a total of more than 1,400 clinical photographs and illustrations. Application of the "soft tissue paradigm" to modern orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning. Critical evaluation of controversies in treatment approaches and treatment timing. NEW information on the use of cone beam CT for 3-dimensional evaluation of dental and facial dimensions and relationships, and 3-D superimpositions to evaluate treatment response. Problem-oriented treatment planning, with use of digital technology to develop a database that can feed through to the treatment plan. Updated content on biomechanics to help you plan efficient use of modern orthodontic appliance systems. NEW skeletal anchorage techniques using bone anchors and mini screws. Chapters on adult treatment featuring the sequencing of multidisciplinary treatment, the new approach to lingual orthodontics, and a discussion of surgical vs. orthodontic treatment options. Full-color design includes hundreds of clinical photographs and illustrations with brighter, more engaging text and more demonstrative figures. Diagnosis and treatment planning chapters are revised to consider new paradigms to teach students and orthodontists how to apply the results of current research to their practice and treatment plans. Current technologies and advances in contemporary treatment provide clinicians with ways to make treatment planning and execution more efficient. Updated content on biomechanics gives clinicians ways to plan appropriate orthodontic appliance systems through which mechanotherapy is delivered using principles of forces. Updated information on mechanical devices, such as transplants, transpositions, implants, and temporary anchorage using mini screws, provide an understanding on how these devices can affect orthodontic treatment and what is available on the market to improve treatment outcomes. Appliance chapters have been condensed to reflect only the most useful and contemporary materials. Chapters on treatment for adults have been rewritten to include new concepts in periodontics and new clinical cases with predictions and outcomes and discussion of surgical vs. orthodontic treatment options. Early treatment chapters have been consolidated and new research included in the reorganization of content to make it consistent with the best data available in the literature. Every section of the book begins with a "section opener" to outline the main concepts discussed in that section.
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Clinical Orthodontics: Current Concepts, Goals and Mechanics

Author: Ashok Karad

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 8131237400

Category: Medical

Page: 540

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Clinical Orthodontics: Current Concepts, Goals and Mechanics, now in its second edition, focuses on the clinical aspects of art and science of orthodontics. The book primarily centres around contemporary treatment principles and techniques, and redefines orthodontic treatment goals in accordance with the current understanding of the science. Newer treatment methods are highlighted with unbiased treatment approach to produce high-quality results. Revised and updated chapters covering important areas of the subject Each chapter is supported by well-documented clinical cases and high-quality illustrations for better understanding Exclusive chapters include: Digital Imaging in Orthodontics, Interdisciplinary Orthodontics, Excellence in Finishing, Functional Occlusion Goals in Orthodontics, Lingual Orthodontics, Role of Skeletal Anchorage in Modern Orthodontics, Optimizing Orthodontic Treatment, and Management of an Orthodontic Practice Chapter contributions by a dynamic group of leading world-class clinicians, researchers, teachers and authors, delivering cutting-edge information Craniofacial Growth: A Clinical Perspective Role of Skeletal Anchorage in Modern Orthodontics Optimizing Orthodontic Treatment
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