Orthodontic Treatment of Impacted Teeth

Author: Adrian Becker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444355716

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Orthodontic Treatment of Impacted Teeth provides its readers with a gold-standard resource to tackle common, complex and multi-factorial clinical scenarios. Rooted firmly in the scientific reality, it also provides a valuable repository of the evidence-base for this subject area. The third edition of this classic text has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest advances in research and clinical practice. It discusses recent developments in the periodontal outcome of surgical exposure of impacted teeth, and also incorporates more protocols for routine cases. This enables clinicians to develop their skills in the simpler cases, as well as to improve their understanding of complex and rare presentations. An especially useful chapter looks at failure and impending failure, providing a valuable insight into the real life management of impacted teeth. The author describes how to recognize failure and proposes ways to avoid it, frequently illustrating them with cases from his own clinic. KEY FEATURES • Fully revised and updated classic • Coverage expanded to include protocols for routine, as well as complex cases • Includes new chapter on extreme tooth displacement and complicating factors • Provides unparalleled coverage of the evidence base • Highly illustrated in full colour
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The Art of Detailing

The Philosophy Behind Excellence

Author: Rafi Romano

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)

ISBN: 9781850972426

Category: Medical

Page: 350

View: 6858

The path to exceptional clinical results and patient satisfaction begins with a solid philosophical foundation. This multicontributed book brings together representative cases from respected clinicians around the world to illustrate the philosophies that must guide sound treatment decisions. The book is organized by the broad topics of careful patient evaluation and diagnosis, interdisciplinary treatment planning, and minimally invasive and patient-centered treatment, with each chapter presenting the specific philosophy underlying one or more cases treated by the author. For each case, the author shares special challenges that were faced and a retrospective evaluation that highlights aspects of treatment that could be improved given new knowledge and insight. The clinical cases are presented with full-color images showing treatment from planning to result with accompanying text that details nuances of the case that bring it into full clinical focus. An elegant and thoughtful volume sure to fascinate and inspire the reader.
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Orthodontic Miniscrew Implants

Clinical Applications

Author: Cheol-Ho Paik

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723434026

Category: Medical

Page: 258

View: 6703

Orthodontic movements that are considered difficult to accomplish with traditional methods can be achieved with minimal patient cooperation by using miniscrew implants. This book brings together the knowledge and experience of leading experts from Korea and focuses on the clinical applications of the miniscrew implant providing an easy step-by-step guide to this emerging and effective means of treatment. Highly practical in approach, the book demonstrates how miniscrew implants can be used to simplify orthodontic treatment and address more complex cases that have traditionally presented considerable challenge to the practitioner. Designed as an easy-to-read guide to the use of miniscrew implant anchorage in everyday practice Profusely illustrated with high-quality colour photographs and line diagrams Practical, step-by-step approach to the subject with numerous case examples Prepared by leading authorities in the field Ideal for the orthodontist wishing to adopt the technique for the first time
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Textbook of Orthodontics

Author: Samir E. Bishara

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721682891

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 9003

This is a comprehensive textbook written for the predoctoral dental student. Samir E. Bishara and the other contributors present the fundamentals of orthodontics in 30 chapters divided into six sections: Growth and Development; Diagnosis; Appliances; Treatment and Treatment Considerations; Other Aspects Related to Treatment; and Orthodontics and Adjunct Treatment. Case examples relate the concepts to clinical applications and make the text appealing and useful.
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Foundations of Airline Finance

Methodology and Practice

Author: Bijan Vasigh

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351158023

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 444

View: 2400

Foundations of Airline Finance: Methodology and Practice is a textbook that comprehensively covers, at a basic level, all aspects of the subject, bringing together many of the numerous and informative articles and institutional developments that have characterized the field of airline finance in the previous two decades. In the early chapters, the reader is introduced to the elementary theoretical foundations that underpin the role of finance in the airline industry. Critical topics, such as the time value of money, the notion of risk and return, and the complex nature of costs (fixed, semi-fixed, variable, and marginal) are discussed and illustrated with concrete examples. This is followed by an in-depth presentation of the role of accounting in airlines. Ratio analysis is used to further analyze airline financial statements. Airline industry specific metrics, such as cost per available seat mile (CASM) and revenue per revenue passenger mile (RRPM), are covered. The role of capital and asset management is then explained in the following chapters. The final chapters of the text present some important practical applications of the theoretical ideas presented earlier; these applications include hedging, the buy versus lease decision for aircraft and the question of the valuation of assets (mainly aircraft). Moreover, specific methods for actually calculating internal valuation are presented and evaluated. Foundations of Airline Finance: Methodology and Practice will be of greatest value to students who are contemplating entering financial management in the air transportation industry; however, the text will also serve as an accessible and comprehensive reference for industry professionals.
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Research Methods in Orthodontics

A Guide to Understanding Orthodontic Research

Author: Theodore Eliades

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642313779

Category: Medical

Page: 211

View: 8690

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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Temporary Anchorage Devices in Orthodontics

Author: Ravindra Nanda,Flavio Andres Uribe

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323048071

Category: Medical

Page: 431

View: 418

This reference offers quick access to everything you need to know to begin offering these popular treatment options to your patients, including diagnosis and treatment planning, biomechanical considerations, clinical applications of anchorage device systems, and skeletal anchorage. Full-color illustrations and detailed case reports guide you through the entire treatment process, helping you achieve superior patient outcomes. Over 1,650 full-color clinical photographs and accompanying line drawings clarify important concepts and show treatment progress from beginning to end. Expert contributors from all over the world lend their knowledge and experience to each topic to ensure that you have the most accurate, up-to-date, and clinically relevant information available.
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Orthodontics

Current Principles and Techniques

Author: Lee W. Graber,Robert L. Vanarsdall Jr.,Katherine W. L. Vig,Greg J. Huang

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323444326

Category: Medical

Page: 928

View: 7782

Comprehensive, cutting-edge content prepares you for today’s orthodontics! Orthodontics: Current Principles and Techniques, 6th Edition provides evidence-based coverage of orthodontic diagnosis, planning strategies, and treatment protocols, including esthetics, genetics, temporary anchorage devices, aligners, technology-assisted biomechanics, and much more. New to this edition is an Expert Consult website using videos and additional visuals to show concepts difficult to explain with words alone. Expert Consult also adds three online-only chapters, research updates, and a fully searchable version of the text. From respected editors Lee Graber, Robert Vanarsdall, Katherine Vig, and Greg Huang, along with a veritable Who’s Who of expert contributors, this classic reference has a concise, no-nonsense approach to treatment that makes it the go-to book for orthodontic residents and practitioners! Comprehensive coverage provides a one-stop resource for the field of orthodontics, including foundational theory and the latest on the materials and techniques used in today’s practice. Experienced, renowned editors lead a team of expert, international contributors, bringing the most authoritative clinical practice and supporting science from the best and brightest in the industry. More than 3,400 images include a mixture of radiographs, full-color clinical photos, and anatomic or schematic line drawings, showing examples of treatment, techniques, and outcomes. Extensive references make it easy to look up the latest in orthodontic research and evidence-based information, and all references also appear online. Detailed, illustrated case studies show the decision-making process, showing the consequences of various treatment techniques over time. NEW! Seven all-new chapters include Orthodontic Diagnosis and Treatment Planning with Cone-Beam Computed Tomography Imaging; Upper Airway, Cranial Morphology, and Sleep Apnea; Management of Impactions; Iatrogenic Effects of Orthodontic Appliances; Minimally and Non-Invasive Approaches to Accelerate Tooth Movement; Management of Dental Luxation and Avulsion Injuries in the Permanent Dentition; and Patient Management and Motivation for the Child and Adolescent Patient. NEW! Expert Consult website includes online-only chapters, instructional videos, many references linked to PubMed, and research updates including additional case studies. UPDATED CHAPTERS include Biomechanical Considerations with Temporary Anchorage Devices, Bonding in Orthodontics, Clear Aligner Treatment, Lingual Appliance Treatment, Psychological Aspects of Diagnosis and Treatment, Clinically Relevant Aspects of Dental Materials Science in Orthodontics, The Biologic Basis of Orthodontics, and more. New co-editor Greg J. Huang is joined by new contributors who are highly regarded experts within their respective subspecialties in orthodontics.
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Handbook of Cephalometric Superimposition

Author: Herman S. Duterloo,Pierre-Georges Planché

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780867155082

Category: Medical

Page: 207

View: 5483

" 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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Clinical Cases in Orthodontics

Author: Martyn T. Cobourne,Padhraig S. Fleming,Andrew T. DiBiase,Sofia Ahmad

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 140519779X

Category: Medical

Page: 456

View: 5958

Wiley–Blackwell′s Clinical Cases series is designed to recognize the centrality of clinical cases to the profession by providing actual cases with an academic backbone. Clinical Cases in Orthodontics applies both theory and practice to real–life orthodontic cases in a clinically relevant format. This unique approach supports the new trend in case–based and problem–based learning, thoroughly covering topics ranging from Class I malocclusions to orthognathic surgery. Highly illustrated in full color, Clinical Cases in Orthodontics ′ format fosters independent learning and prepares the reader for case–based examinations.
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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

View: 2167

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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TEXTBOOK OF ORTHODONTICS

Author: Sridhar Premkumar

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 8131240363

Category: Medical

Page: 780

View: 4054

This book is an effort to step up with the present changing scenarios of learning. It is the fruition of striking a balance between rejuvenated fundamentals of classical manuscripts, the fresh knowledge rich curriculum and tailored resource package with outstanding transparencies. It combines the strong foundation of basic core elements of orthodontic concepts, proper diagnosis and recognition of problems and exposure to treatment strategies and methodologies. It is a definite book for all dental undergraduates and an excellent supplement for all students undergoing postgraduate specialist training in orthodontics. Covers syllabi prescribed by Dental Council of India (DCI) and International schools of dentistry Provides more than 1500 line arts, flowcharts, tables and clinical photographs for easy perception of the subject and to illustrate vital principles and techniques Chapters contain Clinical Significance boxes that encourage readers to relate and channelize the theory knowledge into clinical practice Learning Exercises furnished in each chapter facilitates the students to assess themselves and reflect on what had been learnt Synopsis of Treatment Planning for Different Malocclusions, the last chapter serves not only as a guide to recap the depth and breadth of factual comprehension but also to promote analysis, evaluation and judgment in orthodontic treatment philosophies
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Adult Orthodontics

Author: Birte Melsen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405136197

Category: Medical

Page: 391

View: 5405

"This book addresses the increasing prominence of adult orthodontics and provides an authoritative resource on the subject. The opening chapters provide the context for adult orthodontics, including patient demographics and etiology. The middle section of the book details treatment planning considerations and approaches. The final part of the book profiles patient cases, suggesting initial outcomes and longer term expectations.This book will be of value to all those providing adult orthodontic services and those dealing with orthodontics as part of the inter-disciplinary management of the adult dentition"--Provided by publisher.
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Esthetics and Biomechanics in Orthodontics

Author: Ravindra Nanda

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455750891

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 1169

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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OrthoTADs

The Clinical Guide and Atlas

Author: Jason B. Cope

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780977630103

Category: Dental implants

Page: 537

View: 5122

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Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Orthodontics

Indications, Insights, and Innovations

Author: Sunil Kapila

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118646592

Category: Medical

Page: 544

View: 3279

Since its introduction to dentistry, cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) has undergone a rapid evolution and considerable integration into orthodontics. However, despite the increasing popularity of CBCT and progress in applying it to clinical orthodontics, the profession has lacked a cohesive, comprehensive and objective reference that provides clinicians with the background needed to utilize this technology optimally for treating their patients. Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Orthodontics provides timely, impartial, and state-of-the-art information on the indications and protocols for CBCT imaging in orthodontics, clinical insights gained from these images, and innovations driven by these insights. As such, it is the most current and authoritative textbook on CBCT in orthodontics. Additionally, two DVDs include more than 15 hours of video presentations on related subjects from the 39th Annual Moyers Symposium and 38th Annual International Conference on Craniofacial Research. Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Orthodontics is organized to progress sequentially through specific topics so as to build the knowledgebase logically in this important and rapidly evolving field. Part I provides the foundational information on CBCT technology, including radiation exposure and risks, and future evolutions in computed tomography. Part II presents the Principles and Protocols for CBCT Imaging in Orthodontics, focusing on developing evidence-based criteria for CBCT imaging, the medico-legal implications of CBCT to the professional and the protocols and integration of this technology in orthodontic practice. Part III provides critical information on CBCT-based Diagnosis and Treatment Planning that includes how to interpret CBCT scans, identify incidental pathologies and the possible other uses of this technology. Part IV covers practical aspects of CBCT’s Clinical Applications and Treatment Outcomes that encompasses a range of topics, including root morphology and position, treatment of impacted teeth, virtual surgical treatment planning and outcomes, and more.
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An Introduction to Orthodontics

Author: Laura Mitchell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199594716

Category: Medical

Page: 311

View: 4335

A long-established starting point for students new to orthodontics, An Introduction to Orthodontics has been fully updated for a new edition. Highly illustrated and thoughtfully supported by further reading and case studies, this student-friendly text is an essential reference and revision guide to orthodontics. This book is a also suitable for practicing dental clinicians who wish to refresh themselves on current theory and practice in the field.
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Self-ligating Brackets in Orthodontics

Current Concepts and Techniques

Author: Bjoern Ludwig,Dirk Bister

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 3131645016

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 9646

Offering advantages in design, efficiency, treatment time, and retention, self-ligating brackets have become a major part of modern orthodontic practice. Self-Ligating Brackets in Orthodontics: Current Concepts and Techniques summarizes all information and clinical studies on these popular systems, integrating them with the authors' practical, hands-on experience. From materials and mechanics, to diagnostic and therapeutic principles, to step-by-step treatment techniques, the book is a visual guide and compendium to this groundbreaking field.Special Features: Provides more than 1,500 outstanding color photographs that show the sequence of steps for all procedures involving self-ligating brackets Objectively evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of commercially available self-ligating bracket systems to help you make the best choices for your patients Covers the full scope of treatment, including oral hygiene, adhesive techniques, biomechanics, aesthetic choices, retention and stability, and more Includes multiple case studies as well as information on risks and pitfalls, practical tips, and clinical pearls that aid in decision-making and reinforce every concept Written by a team of international specialists, this book is essential for all practitioners who want to keep up with the latest developments in self-ligating brackets, expand their services, and offer state-of-the-art treatment techniques. It will teach beginners how to use the method and experienced orthodontists how to successfully incorporate this highly popular technique into their practices.
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