ISBN: 9780721601960
Page Count: 400
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $230.00

Biomechanics and Esthetic Strategies in Clinical Orthodontics,

by Ravindra Nanda, BDS, MDS, PhD
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780721601960
Page Count: 400
Imprint: Saunders
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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.
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS:
    1. Principles of Biomechanics
    2. Biologic Mechanisms in Orthodontic Tooth Movement
    3. Individualized Orthodontic Diagnosis
    4. Individualized Orthodontic Treatment Planning
    5. Social Psychology of Facial Appearance
    6. Esthetics in Tooth Display and Smile Design
    7. Managment of Deep Overbite Malocclusion
    8. Management of Open Bite Malocclusion
    9. Biomechanics Strategies for Nonextraction Class II Malocclusions
    10. Biomechanics Basis of Extraction Space Closure
    11. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Developing Class III Malocclusion
    12. Treatment Strategies for Developing Class III Patients
    13. Biomechanical Aspects of a Modified Protraction Headgear
    14. Orthodontic Anchorage and Skeletal Implants
    15. A Bioefficient Skeletal Anchorage System
    16. Biomechanical Factors in Surgical Orthodontics
    17. Biomechanic Strategies for Optimal Finishing
    18. Interrelationship of Orthodontics with Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry
  • Ravindra Nanda, BDS, MDS, PhD, Professor and Head, Department of Craniofacial Sciences; Chair, Division of Orthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
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