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Contemporary Orthodontics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Contemporary Orthodontics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

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Now in full color, Contemporary Orthodontics, 5th 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.
  • Updated material on psychosocial problems in orthodontic treatment, oral function, and the relationship between injury and dental disease.

  • Case studies throughout the text highlight the demand for orthodontic treatment, the etiology of orthodontic problems, and treatment planning for cleft lip and palate patients.
  • NEW! Review of the contemporary applications of 3D imaging in both diagnosis and evaluation of treatment.

  • NEW! Updated information on Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs) and miniplates.

  • NEW! The latest advances in the biology of orthodontic treatment, including new ways to accelerate orthodontic tooth movement and the continuing evolution of improved fixed appliances.

  • NEW! Over 200 new figures to illustrate new concepts and procedures.

SECTION I: THE ORTHODONTIC PROBLEM

1. Malocclusion and Dentofacial Deformity in Contemporary Society

SECTION II: THE DEVELOPMENT OF ORTHODONTIC PROBLEMS 

2. Concepts of Growth and Development

3. Early Stages of Development

4. Later Stages of Development

5. The Etiology of Orthodontic Problems

SECTION III: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT PLANNING

6. Orthodontic Diagnosis: The Problem-Oriented Approach

7. Orthodontic Treatment Planning: From Problem List to Specific Plan

SECTION IV: BIOMECHANICS, MECHANICS AND CONTEMPORARY ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCES

8. The Biologic Basis of Orthodontic Therapy

9. Mechanical Principles in Orthodontic Force Control

10. Contemporary Orthodontic Appliances

SECTION V: TREATMENT IN PREADOLESCENT CHILDREN: WHAT IS DIFFERENT?

11. Moderate Nonskeletal Problems in Preadolescent Children: Preventive and Interceptive Treatment in Family Practice

12. Complex Nonskeletal Problems in Preadolescent Children: Preventive and Interceptive Treatment

13. Treatment of Skeletal Problems in Children and Preadolescents

14. Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment in the Early Permanent Dentition

15. The Second Stage of Comprehensive Treatment: Correction of Molar Relationship and Space Closure

16. The Third Stage of Comprehensive Treatment: Finishing

17. Retention

18. Treatment for Adults

19. Combined Surgical and Orthodontic Treatment

William R. Proffit, DDS, PhD, Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, Henry W. Fields, DDS, MS, MSD, Professor, Orthodontics, Dean, College of Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH and David M. Sarver, DMD, MS, Adjunct Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Private Practice, Birmingham, AL

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