History of Orthodontics

Author: Basavaraj Subhashchandra Phulari

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9350904713

Category: Medical

Page: 263

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Orthodontics is a sub-specialty of dentistry that deals with the treatment of misaligned teeth. This book describes the history and evolution of orthodontics. Beginning with an introduction to the history of dentistry in general, the following chapters look at the history of orthodontics in different parts of the world, including the USA, UK and parts of Europe. The following sections describe the evolution of key aspects within orthodontics including cephalometrics, removable and fixed appliances and cleft palate. Separate chapters are dedicated to the contributions of eminent inventors in the field. The development of more recent advances in orthodontics such as invisalign and dental lasers is also covered. This book includes more than 180 photographs, tables and illustrations, as well as extensive references for further reading. Key points Guide to the history and evolution of orthodontics Dedicated chapters cover developments in the USA, UK and Europe More recent advances in orthodontics are included Extensive references for further reading

TEXTBOOK OF ORTHODONTICS

Author: Sridhar Premkumar

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 8131240363

Category: Medical

Page: 780

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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

Textbook of Orthodontics

Author: Gurkeerat Singh

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 935152440X

Category: Medical

Page: 736

View: 383

The third edition of Textbook of Orthodontics is a fully updated, comprehensive and highly illustrated resource incorporating new information on the subject. New and updated information on topics such as cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) and digital models has been added, and the majority of chapters have been reorganised to present the subject matter in a clear and logical way. Extensive chapters on treatment methodology are presented with case reports to illustrate the results of various treatment modalities currently being practised. The chapter on cleft lip and palate has been revised to increase awareness amongst trainee dentists, in order to provide better care for those suffering with the disorder. The quality and quantity of the photographs has been increased, with nearly 1500 full colour images, 228 illustrations, and an accompanying DVD. Almost every element of text is accompanied by some form of illustration, making this edition of Textbook of Orthodontics a highly visual and easy-to-understand resource for undergraduates and trainees. Key Points Highly illustrated with over 1700 images, illustrations and tables Accompanying DVD-Rom Third edition Previous edition published 2008

Orthodontics

Principles and Practice

Author: Basavaraj Subhashchandra Phulari

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9350252422

Category: Medical

Page: 674

View: 4691

Comprehensive textbook on facial development, orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning. Includes complementary MCQs booklet and contributions from leading international experts.

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

View: 492

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.

Who Was Who in Orthodontics with a Selected Bibliography of Orthodontic History

Author: Norman Wahl

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1403368287

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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"Who Was Who in Orthodontics" is the culmination of some fifteen years of researching orthodontic history. Books, journals, newspapers, manuscripts, newsletters, and oral histories were culled for information to build the most complete collection of references yet available. This book consists of two main features: (1) biographies of more than 100 individuals important to orthodontic history (Part I) and (2) references to the literature of orthodontic history covering a 100-year span (Parts II and III). No longer does the researcher need the date of death to locate an obituary, because the entries are arranged alphabetically, in a style that permits quick access to the significant features of the individual s life. Each entry is followed by additional sources of information, if amplification or verification is desired. The history references are arranged both by subject and by author, and are not limited to the three- or four-decade window currently imposed by on-line sources. Although hard copy sources are not thus restricted, they can be accessed only on a year-to-year basis. Finally, a list of "firsts" can be found in Part IV, for those who like their orthodontic history in a capsule."

Handbook of Orthodontics E-Book

Author: Martyn T. Cobourne,Andrew T. DiBiase

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723436037

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 601

Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, the new HANDBOOK OF ORTHODONTICS presents the subject of orthodontics in an accessible, easy-to-read manner. Whilst maintaining a strong clinical focus throughout, this new volume provides the reader with a firm understanding of the problem of malocclusion and its management and addresses the controversies in modern orthodontics by taking an evidence-based look at current clinical practice. The book also presents a clear explanation of the basic sciences of relevance to the orthodontist, including an up-to-date look at craniofacial development, growth and syndromic conditions that affect this region. Offers comprehensive coverage of clinical orthodontics, from diagnosis and treatment planning through contemporary removable and fixed appliances to cleft lip and palate Helps the reader develop a critical approach to the different philosophies of treatment by addressing controversies in orthodontics and looking at current clinical practice in an evidence-based manner Covers the scientific basis of orthodontics in detail with particular focus on embryology, craniofacial development, growth and the biology of tooth movement Numerous clinical examples clearly illustrate the theory described Succinct writing style and rich use of pedagogy - almost 400 illustrations and tables together with ‘pull-out boxes’ – to help make learning easy Ideal for use as a textbook or as a reference manual Suitable for senior dental students, postgraduate trainees and residents in orthodontics

The Golden Age of Orthodontics

Decline and Aftermath

Author: Norman Wahl

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781506904696

Category: Medical

Page: 202

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The is the only book that describes the decline of the golden age of orthodontics -- how a group of affluent professionals came face-to-face with threats to their status quo, how the group belatedly dealt with them, and how these forces left an indelible mark. Although the decline had been overcome by the late 20th century, today's practitioner must now cope with new challenges. Author_Bio: A native of Chicago and a West Point graduate, Norman Wahl was commissioned in the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps in 1946. After 3 years of service, he worked in the film studios, later producing two documentary films on the history of Los Angeles. He finally decided on a career in dentistry, specializing in orthodontics. In addition to a BS degree from the US Military Academy, Dr Wahl has a DDS from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry, an MS in orthodontics from Northwestern University, and an MA in history from California State University at Northridge. He has written for the military and lay presses as well as for dental publications, mostly on orthodontic history. He is the author of Oral Signs and Symptoms, Wahl's Oral Histories, Who Was Who in Orthodontics with a Selected Bibliography of Orthodontic History, and articles in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (including the 16-chapter series, "Orthodontics in 3 Millennia"), the Angle Orthodontist, the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, Dental Economics, and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin. He has also taught orthodontic history at the UCLA College of Dentistry. Dr Wahl lives with his wife, Betty, in Sequim, Washington, and divides his time between writing, freelance copyediting, and playing the piano for local retirement homes. Golden Age is an outgrowth of his master's thesis (CSUN, 1997). Having started his practice in 1963, he considers himself an eyewitness to the decline. Keywords: Orthodontics, Orthodontists, Golden Age, History, Decline, Dentists, Dentistry, Braces, Baby Boom, How-To

Clinical Orthodontics: Current Concepts, Goals and Mechanics - E-Book

Author: Ashok Karad

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 8131231682

Category: Medical

Page: 498

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This book is targeted for every Orthodontic professional – postgraduate students (residents), practicing orthodontists and academicians and is a contemporary reference for all undergraduate level dentistry students. The contents of the book have been based on its theme: Current concepts: dealing with the unique approach to diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment sequencing and execution of treatment in diverse clinical situations Goals: redefining orthodontic treatment goals in accordance with the current understanding of the science Mechanics: highlighting newer methods, unbiased treatment approach, and refined mechanics to produce high-quality results • Most comprehensive reference book covering a wide array of clinical concepts • Covers numerous well-documented clinical cases along with illustrations providing an excellent tool for the orthodontists to serve their patients better • Includes unique chapters like Digital imaging in orthodontics, Interdisciplinary orthodontics, Excellence in finishing, Functional goals in orthodontics, and Managing an orthodontic practice • Truly international standard book with a dynamic group of leading world-class clinicians, researchers, teachers and authors delivering cutting-edge information • Includes more the 2000 high-quality illustrations

Clinical Problem Solving in Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry - E-Book

Author: Declan Millett,Richard Welbury

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044539

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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This is a second edition of a hugely successful practical resource in orthodontics and paediatric dentistry – ideal for undergraduate dental students and post-graduates preparing for the MJDF and similar exams. Focuses on clinical problem-solving in orthodontics and paediatric dentistry — two closely-related topics that are usually separated into different volumes. Provides practical help with treatment planning, guiding the reader through the process of safe and effective decision-making. Provides two different approaches to the clinical cases — some topics include scenarios with questions and answers; others include differential diagnosis with a focus on how to plan and manage treatment effectively. Uses ‘key-point" Evidence-Based’ boxes systematically to emphasise core knowledge for assessment and provide a rationale for treatment approaches. Contains valuable ‘mind-maps’, which helps the reader consolidate information prior to exams. Includes orthodontic sections on severe crowding, additional canine problems, bilateral crossbite covering the use of temporary anchorage devices, incisor root resorption from an impacted maxillary canine, cone beam CT, tooth-size discrepancy assessment, transposition, RME, SARPE and self-ligating brackets Includes paedriatric dentistry sections on the use of CPP-ACP, indirect pulp caps, caries diagnosis systems, minimally invasive techniques, and the importance of caries risk assessment and appropriate fluoride prescription, and mechanisms for how flouride works.

Contemporary Orthodontics - E-Book

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

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032329152X

Category: Medical

Page: 768

View: 8491

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.

Adult Orthodontics

Author: Birte Melsen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444355740

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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This is a major new work dedicated to the increasingly prominent area of adult orthodontics. Written by renowned contributors from the orthodontic community and beyond, and compiled by a world-class editor, it provides an authoritative resource on the subject, marrying together clinical guidance with a thorough evaluation of the evidence base. The opening chapters provide the context for adult orthodontics, including patient demographics and aetiology, and the book goes on to detail treatment planning considerations, including patient case profiles, suggesting initial outcomes and longer term expectations. Interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches are discussed, including the links between adult orthodontics and periodontics, prosthetics and temporomandibular disorders. The book is accompanied by a website containing further examples of case studies and a wealth of clinical images. Set to become the gold standard resource on the subject, this book will be invaluable to all those providing orthodontic treatment to adults and those dealing with orthodontics as part of the inter-disciplinary management of the adult dentition. KEY FEATURES • A major new work on an expanding area of orthodontic treatment • Covers patient demographics, aetiology, treatment planning and maintenance issues • Includes case studies, suggesting realistic and optimal short and long term outcomes • Highly illustrated with full colour clinical photos • Accompanied by a website with further material: www.wiley.com/go/melsen

An Introduction to Orthodontics

Author: Laura Mitchell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199594716

Category: Medical

Page: 311

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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.

The Neurobiology of Orthodontics

Treatment of Malocclusion Through Neuroplasticity

Author: Margaritis Z. Pimenidis

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642003966

Category: Medical

Page: 150

View: 9738

This book presents the neurobiology of orthodontics according to the most recently acquired knowledge on the interaction of the brain activity with the senses. In particular, it highlights the ability of orofacial sensory input to modulate and change the brain activity underlying functions of the stomatognathic system, such as chewing, biting, speech, and occlusal feedback. The approach adopted thereby represents a significant departure from traditional orthodontics, in which malocclusions of the teeth have been interpreted as deriving from DNA coding errors. The described new conceptualization of the etiology and diagnosis of malocclusions has profound implications for orthodontic therapy, as is clearly explained. Orthodontic therapy in turn has significant effects on the brain, which are documented in a chapter devoted to neuroimaging methods. By opening up new and creative pathways in the world of orthodontics, this book will hopefully both educate and excite the practitioner. It is recommended reading for all orthodontists.