Orthodontic Retainers and Removable Appliances

Principles of Design and Use

Author: Friedy Luther,Zararna Nelson-Moon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118432789

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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This book is a practical guide for both dental students and practitioners to designing, fitting and adjusting removable orthodontic appliances and retainers. The book offers step by step instructions with clear illustrations on the key areas of clinical practice. In each case, information is provided on indications for use, principles of design, fitting, activation and trouble shooting. Further chapters coach students to deal effectively with their patients and to manage the treatment plan in question.

Straight Talk about Crooked Teeth

The New Orthodontics

Author: S. Kent Lauson

Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group

ISBN: 0983962014

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 219

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"Learn about the Lauson system and what you must know to get that 'movie star smile' without extractions or surgery."

Adult Orthodontics

Author: Birte Melsen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405136197

Category: Medical

Page: 391

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"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.

The Invisalign System

Author: Orhan C. Tuncay

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781850971276

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Unlike conventional fixed orthodentic treatment approaches, Invisalign is a system that uses diagnostics data to create a three-dimensional image of the desired course of tooth movement; a series of custom-made, clear plastic aligners are then fabricated and used to achieve the treatment goal. This book explains the technique.

Tooth Movement

Author: A. Kantarci,L. Will,S. Yen

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 3318054801

Category: Medical

Page: 134

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With the intention of improving the rate, quality, and stability of orthodontic tooth movement, those in the field are now moving toward accomplishing this 'acceleration' with minimally or non-invasive methods. New procedures have been widely tested in humans, animal models, and in vitro. While interest is growing both in the industry and at the clinical level, the understanding of the biology is limited. Considering that a simple increase in force will result in tooth morbidity and arrest of the tooth migration, a multi-disciplinary approach is critical for success. This publication brings together multi-disciplinary expertise on a wide variety of processes related to and involved in orthodontic tooth movement. The premise is that, by better understanding the biological structures and the mechanism through which they respond to biomechanical forces, one can get a better assessment of the 'acceleration'. This work presents research aimed at an improved understanding of conventional and accelerated orthodontic tooth movement from a biological perspective and will be of great value to clinicians, researchers, academics, and students.

At the Dentist

Author: Carol Greene

Publisher: Childs World Incorporated

ISBN: 9781567664683

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Simple text and photographs describe a visit to a dentist's office and what happens there during a typical day.

Teeth and Braces

Author: Arlene C. Rourke

Publisher: Rourke Publishing Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Discusses the function, anatomy, and care of teeth, dental problems, and how orthodontists straighten teeth using braces and other appliances.

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.

Orthodontic Functional Appliances

Theory and Practice

Author: Padhraig S. Fleming,Robert T. Lee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118670566

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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Comprehensive specialist manual covering the science and practice of functional appliance therapy Integrates clinical and academic elements with emphasis on evidence-based research and its clinical application Suitable for trainee and practicing orthodontists Includes more than 600 photographs to enhance clarity of topics covered Features contributions from top clinicians and researchers in the field

The Biology of Tooth Movement

Author: Louis A. Norton,Charles J. Burstone

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849347337

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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:Written by a broad spectrum of dental, medical and basic science researchers from around the world, this book presents state-of-the-art knowledge concerning the biology of connective tissues and their response to exogenous mechanical stimulation at the cell biology level. The text goes well beyond the traditional morphologic descriptions of tooth movement, covering the cell biology of the connective tissues involved, the various in vitro and in vivo research models, possible pharmacological means of influencing tissue responses, and biophysical considerations. Many cellular events that occur during tooth movement are discussed, as well as the exciting challenges, unanswered questions and possibilities in the future. This publication is extremely relevant to the work of dental specialists in orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and periodontics plus orthopeadists and basic scientists working in connective tissue research.

Clinical Success in Invisalign Orthodontic Treatment

Author: Richard Bouchez

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9782912550675

Category: Medical

Page: 126

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In the established tradition of the Clinical Success series, this succinct and easy-to-read book provides practitioners with a solid foundation for daily clinical use of the Invisalign system. The author introduces the reader to essentials of Invisalign treatment, from the basic biomechanics of thermoformed plastic aligners to the the ClinCheck 3D simulation treatment planning software, which allows the clinician to program in advance the velocity and direction of tooth movements; amount and frequency of force; anchorage; and available space necessary for the planned movements. Clinical results of various treatment types are shown using Invisalign system alone and in conjunction with other orthodontic treatments. This book is ideal for any orthodontist who wants to use the Invisalign system to achieve an optimal treatment outcome.

Contemporary Orthodontics - E-Book

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

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032354388X

Category: Medical

Page: 784

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The leading text for orthodontic education! With a world-renowned author team led by Dr. William Proffit, Contemporary Orthodontics, 6th Edition continues its long tradition of excellence in providing detailed coverage of orthodontic diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment techniques. Key topics include practical applications of computer technology, alternative treatment approaches, the biomechanics of orthodontic appliances, the selection of efficient treatment procedures, and the treatment of complex problems in both children and adults. A wealth of case studies with photographs and illustrations highlight and reinforce key concepts. UNIQUE! A clear writing style and logical organization help you more easily understand important and difficult concepts. NEW! Now on the Expert Consult platform, the printed textbook comes with an easy-to-access electronic version of the text that includes references linked to PubMed abstracts. Comprehensive coverage provides detailed information on diagnosis, treatment planning, and current treatment procedures. NEW and UPDATED! Evidence-based case studies throughout the text reinforce key information to prepare you for the orthodontics portion of the dental boards (which will be case-based starting in 2020), as well as for clinical practice. NEW and UNIQUE! Two additional chapters in this edition explore the key topics of Growth Modification in Transverse and Class III Problems and Growth Modification in Class II, Open Bite/Deep Bite, and Multidimensional Problems.

Improve Your Smile Transform Your Life

A Guide to Orthodontics for Adults

Author: Leslie Pitner

Publisher: Advantage Media Group

ISBN: 9781599327990

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 120

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Your Smile Can Change The World! Within everyone is a superpower that changes lives that creates happiness, confi dence, and even intelligence. That superpower? A smile. Smiling is crucial to psychological health, so it s vital that you feel good about your own teeth. In Improve Your Smile, Transform Your Life, Dr. Leslie Pitner explains the science behind our smiles and how orthodontic treatments can enhance anyone s appearance. After helping countless patients, Dr. Pitner understands the impact a new smile can have on relationships, careers, and self-esteem. Inside, you ll learn about the psychology behind a smile; how jaws grow and why teeth are crooked; common orthodontic myths; available treatment options, including Invisalign(r) & invisible braces; and new advances in orthodontic technology. Whether you re exploring options for your children or finally fixing your teeth as an adult, orthodontics can truly transform your life!"

Metal Mouth

Author: Julie Mitchell,Sharon Holt

Publisher: Nelson Australia

ISBN: 9781408500989

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Fast Lane is a brand new reading intervention series developed for 8 to 14-year old struggling readers. It provides them with a variety of engaging, wonderfully illustrated stories and non-fiction texts which will appeal to even the most reluctant child reader.