Research Methods in Orthodontics

A Guide to Understanding Orthodontic Research

Author: Theodore Eliades

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642313779

Category: Medical

Page: 211

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The orthodontic literature includes many articles on basic science and engineering research techniques, but clinicians are typically unfamiliar with the principles underlying these techniques and may also lack the background knowledge required for a full appreciation of their role. This book comprehensively reviews a wide array of the research methods most frequently encountered in the literature, encompassing the areas of materials science and clinical and biological research. The various methods and techniques are carefully described, and their indications and limitations are explained. All of the information is up to date, reflecting latest developments in the field. For practicing professionals, Research Methods in Orthodontics will be an ideal introduction to instrumental analysis and basic science research methods. It will also serve as an excellent reference guide for researchers. ​
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Clinical Guide to Accelerated Orthodontics

With a Focus on Micro-Osteoperforations

Author: Mani Alikhani

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319434012

Category: Medical

Page: 132

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This book is a complete reference for all clinicians who are interested in incorporating into their daily practice the techniques available to reduce the duration of orthodontic treatment and to overcome other treatment limitations. It focuses especially on micro-osteoperforations (MOPs) as the most conservative, efficient, and versatile approach to increase the rate of tooth movement. The opening chapters describe the biological principles of current accelerated techniques at the molecular and cellular levels and introduce guidelines on how to select the best acceleration approach based on each patient’s needs. Clinicians are then guided step by step through the application of MOPs, case selection, and treatment planning. It is explained how MOPs can be incorporated into daily mechanotherapy for the treatment of different malocclusions and how to take advantage of the catabolic and anabolic effects of the procedure to expand the boundary of orthodontic and orthopaedic corrections. The book is written in a simple and clear language with many illustrations and clinical examples to facilitate understanding of concepts and procedures. In addition, it is a rich source for academicians and researchers interested in a comprehensive and updated review on theories of tooth movement and accelerated orthodontic techniques.
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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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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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Orthodontics - E-Book

Current Principles and Techniques

Author: Lee W. Graber,Robert L. Vanarsdall,Katherine W. L. Vig

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323069932

Category: Medical

Page: 1104

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A leading orthodontics reference, Orthodontics: Current Principles and Techniques, 5th Edition provides the latest information from the best experts in the field. It reflects today's emerging techniques, including new information on esthetics, genetics, cone-beam and other three-dimensional technologies, and evidence-based treatment. Coverage of diagnosis and treatment ranges from basic to highly complex situations, all in a concise, extensively illustrated format. Also included with this edition is a companion website that includes an electronic version of all chapters, supplemental content in select chapters, and a complete image collection to help with research and presentations. Written by Lee W. Graber, Robert L. Vanarsdall Jr., and Katherine W. L. Vig, along with a team of expert contributors, this is your go-to book for the practical orthodontic information you can use every day. Comprehensive coverage includes foundational theory and the latest on materials and techniques used in today's practice. Full-color photographs make it easy to see and distinguish the subtle differences that are necessary to mastering treatment planning. More than 2,500 images include a mixture of radiographs, clinical photos, and anatomic or schematic line drawings, showing examples of treatments, techniques, and outcomes. Detailed case studies guide you through the decision-making process, showing the consequences of various treatment techniques over time. Extensive references cite the latest in orthodontic research, so it's easy to follow up on evidence-based information. Authoritative research is provided by a team of three experienced, renowned authors/editors along with a team of worldwide experts. Cutting-edge content includes the latest concepts and techniques in orthodontics, including new coverage of temporary anchorage devices, self-ligating bracket biomechanics, clear aligner treatments, technological advances in imaging, and lasers. Improved organization separates topics into six parts and 29 chapters, enhancing both learning and research. Chapter outlines serve as a handy reference tool for practitioners and researchers. New lead author Dr. Lee Graber adds a fresh perspective to the experience of authors Drs. Robert Vanarsdall Jr., and Katherine W. L. Vig. Access to a companion website includes an electronic version of all chapters, plus case studies, a complete image collection, and supplemental content.
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Dentofacial Orthopedics with Functional Appliances

Author: Thomas M. Graber,Thomas Rakosi,Alexandre G. Petrovic

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 523

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This exciting new edition describes the essential details of diagnosis for functional appliances, gives detailed instructions on how to obtain a correct construction bite, describes fabrication and use of various types of functional appliances and discusses the specific treatment of different malocclusion categories. New chapters discuss the expansion-activator and twin block appliance, the functional magnetic system, the Hamilton, the modern Herbst appliance and the Jasper Jumper. Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-331-3
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