Recent Advances in Dentistry

Orthodontic Biomechanics: Treatment of Complex Cases Using Clear Aligner

Author: Tarek El-Bialy,Donna Galante,Sam Daher

Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers

ISBN: 1681083116

Category: Medical

Page: 150

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Recent Advances in Dentistry is a monographic series focused on new developments in the field of dental medicine. The scope of the book series covers all aspects of the field including orthodontics, dental surgery, prosthodontics, forensic dentistry, evidence based medicine and much more. Each volume of the series is themed around a specialty area in dentistry and brings together contributions written and reviewed by professional experts. The book series is essential reading to dental residents in training as well as biomedical researchers. Orthodontic Biomechanics describes the mechanics behind the treatment of complex orthodontic cases using clear aligners. The volume explains a variety of complex malocclusions including increased teeth crowding, spacing, overjet, overbite, open bite, major jaw discrepancies, underbite and much more. Simplified treatment planning methods based on thorough diagnoses have also been devised by the authors for the benefit of the readers. Shortening orthodontic treatment time by careful diagnosis, planning based on understanding of orthodontic biomechanics is also discussed in addition to comparisons of jaw cases where surgery is more useful. Orthodontic Biomechanics is a useful guide for the use of clear aligners in a wide array of cases encountered by orthodontists in their daily dental practice.

Digital Planning and Custom Orthodontic Treatment

Author: Chung H. Kau

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119087775

Category: Medical

Page: 136

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Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- 9 Custom Retention after Orthodontic Treatment -- Introduction -- Removable retainers -- CADCAM retention wires -- Fabrication of the retainer wire -- Advantages of these CADCAM retainers -- References -- 10 The Invisalign System -- Introduction -- Predictable performance of aligners -- Gingival response -- Periodontal and dental health status -- Influence of adjacent teeth -- Unwanted tipping of teeth in extraction cases -- Extrusion of maxillary laterals -- References -- 11 Custom Lingual Appliances -- Part 1: The History of Incognito -- Neil Warshawsky -- Part 2: eBrace and eLock Lingual Appliances -- Thomas W. Örtendahl and K. Hero Breuning -- Further reading for Parts 1 and 2 -- Part 3: Harmony Appliance Systems -- Chung H. Kau and K. Hero Breuning -- Traditional appliances -- Description of the Harmony appliance -- Digital laboratory workflow -- Robotically formed arch wires -- Interactive self-ligating brackets -- Customized bonding pads -- Anterior positioning jigs -- Digitally assisted treatment -- Discussions -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix -- Index -- EULA

Orthodontics

Current Principles and Techniques

Author: Lee W. Graber,Robert L. Vanarsdall,Katherine W. L. Vig

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323066419

Category: Medical

Page: 1092

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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.

Pediatric Orthodontics: Theory and Practice

Author: George Litsas

Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers

ISBN: 1681086093

Category: Medical

Page: 241

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Pediatric Orthodontics: Theory and Practice provides readers (practicing dentists, medical residents, pediatric specialists) with the knowledge to manage cases in regular pediatric orthodontic practice by presenting answers to specific problems related to diagnosis, clinical findings and treatment methods. It is also an essential supplement for the post-graduate student’s dental curriculum. The book’s problem based format allows readers to test and improve their knowledge about relevant topics which include craniofacial growth, facial aesthetics, musculoskeletal structure, occlusal guidance, maxillary transverse discrepancy, dental anomalies, tooth impaction, and, class II and class III malocclusions.

Orthodontics 101

Common Sense Principles, Practices, and Terminology

Author: Joseph E Morneau

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781537115016

Category:

Page: 172

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Orthodontics 101 is the essential starting point for anyone interested in learning the practice of orthodontics. Whether you're a student, a dentist, or a dental assistant, understanding orthodontics begins here. Learn to protect your patients and yourself from the major pitfalls of orthodontic treatment. Learn orthodontic instruments, instrument set ups, insurance basics, space maintenance, and much more. Many illustrations are included to make this a pleasant learning experience.

Interceptive Orthodontics

A Practical Guide to Occlusal Management

Author: Joseph Noar

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118880285

Category: Medical

Page: 88

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Identify problems and introduce solutions early for an ideal aesthetic result Interceptive Orthodontic saims to guide the practitioner in the art of interceptive management of the developing dentition. The goal is to guide the permanent dentition into the line of the dental arches, avoiding complex orthodontic treatment for teeth displaced far from their ideal position, and thereby reducing orthodontic treatment time. This book covers growth of the jaws and tooth development, and explains the correct timing of interceptive management. It also discusses orthodontic assessment, special investigations and comprehensive management of the mixed dentition, taking in the issues of early crowding, impaction, supernumerary and supplemental teeth, dental arch expansion, space maintenance and space management. In line with best available evidence, it provides clear treatment objectives and detailed treatment planning advice. Practical, accessible and illustrated with a wealth of colour images, this is an ideal clinical companion for general dental practitioners, oral surgeons, paediatric dentists and orthodontists. It is also a valuable reference for all training grades.

Orthodontic Applications of Biomaterials

A Clinical Guide

Author: Theodore Eliades,William A. Brantley

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 0081003994

Category: Medical

Page: 318

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Orthodontic Applications of Biomaterials: A Clinical Guide reviews the applications of biomaterials and their effects on enamel preparation, bonding, bracket and archwire ligation, mechanotherapy, debonding, and long-term enamel structural, color, and surface effects. The book provides a step-by-step analysis of the phenomena occurring, their clinical importance, and their underlying cause without the use of complex mathematical or physical-chemical analyses, with the goal of providing ‘digestible’ evidence for the clinician. Serves as a reference source of the spectrum of biomaterials used in orthodontics Presents the most current evidence of state-of-the-art methods of materials research Provides substantiation for the effects occurring during the materials’ uses

Karate Science

Dynamic Movement

Author: J. D. Swanson, PHD

Publisher: YMAA Publication Center, Inc.

ISBN: 1594394601

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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Dynamics, motion, and sensation are karate’s connective tissue—and they are the heart of this book. As a lifelong student of martial arts, J. D. Swanson, PhD, had searched through piles of books on form and function. Stand here, they said. Step there. But where movement was concerned, not one of them went deep enough. No one discussed dynamics—the actual feeling of the moves. Martial instruction, both in print and in person, tends to focus on stances and finishing positions. But dynamics, motion, sensation . . . they are karate’s connective tissue—and they are the heart of this book. Karate Science: Dynamic Movement will help you understand the mechanics of the human body. Swanson describes these principles in incredible detail, drawing on examples from several styles of karate, as well as aikido, taekwondo, and judo. Whatever your martial background, applying this knowledge will make your techniques better, stronger, and faster. • Understand the major types of techniques, including their outward appearances and internal feelings. • Master the core principles behind these feelings. • Learn the biomechanics and dynamics of core movement. Karate Science: Dynamic Movement is filled with examples, anecdotes, and beautiful illustrations. Although Shotokan karate is the author’s frame of reference, the principles of human mechanics translate to all martial styles. This book features • Clear and insightful explanations of dynamic movement. • Over 100 illustrations. • Profound but accessible analysis of the kihon, or fundamentals of Shotokan karate. “Karate Science: Dynamic Movement is rooted in the teachings of the masters,” Swanson says. “This book nucleates that knowledge, clarifying and distilling the key principles behind movement dynamics. This is the next evolution of karate books.”

Esthetic and Functional Management of Diastema

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Author: Ugur Erdemir,Esra Yildiz

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319243616

Category: Medical

Page: 228

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​This book offers detailed guidance on integrated orthodontic, periodontal, and restorative solutions for the treatment of diastema, highlighting the advantages of such a multidisciplinary approach and presenting suitable clinical protocols for esthetic reconstruction and functional improvement. The coverage includes discussion of diagnosis and explanation of important elements of dentofacial, dentolabial, and dental analysis and relevant soft tissue aspects. Clear advice is provided on treatment planning, and the various treatment options are fully described, with consideration of new materials and techniques and attention to timing and sequencing. The book benefits from the inclusion of numerous clinical case photos. It will be an excellent aid to the management of patients in whom correction of diastemas is only possible through multidisciplinary interventions.

Evidence-based Clinical Orthodontics

Author: Peter G. Miles,Daniel J. Rinchuse,Donald Joseph Rinchuse

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)

ISBN: 9780867155648

Category: Medical

Page: 206

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Despite the ever-expanding array of orthodontic journals and textbooks available today, too many clinical decisions are based on either anecdotal evidence or the espoused treatment philosophy of the current luminary of the lecture circuit. The authors of this book take an unbiased approach to orthodontics by systematically reviewing the relevant clinical literature and analyzing the scientific evidence to help practitioners select the most effective and efficient modes of treatment. Each chapter addresses a specific topic by summarizing the literature, critically reviewing the evidence, and offering impartial recommendations that can be adopted by clinical practitioners. Topics include Class II and Class III malocclusions, wires and wire sequences, dental asymmetries, causes of root resorption, and retention strategies, among others. This timely text enables busy clinicians to acquire knowledge of the current literature and apply evidence-based orthodontics in their practices.

Biology of Orthodontic Tooth Movement

Current Concepts and Applications in Orthodontic Practice

Author: Bhavna Shroff

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319266098

Category: Medical

Page: 164

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​This book presents the current knowledge and understanding of the biological processes involved in the orthodontic movement of teeth and discusses recent progress in the field. It links research advances to their immediate clinical applications and offers researchers and clinicians a state of the art reference on topical issues relating to orthodontic tooth movement. Biological events play a central role in the movement of teeth during orthodontic therapy. The basis for understanding the sequence of cellular events that leads to orthodontic movement has been well established in the literature through the use of animal models. In recent years, researchers and clinicians have focused their efforts on developing treatment modalities to increase the speed of orthodontic treatment and provide better anchorage options for noncompliant patients. This book will be an invaluable aid in understanding the biology of tooth movement and the relevance of the latest concepts to clinical practice.

The Orthodontic Mini-implant Clinical Handbook

Author: Richard Cousley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118275977

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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The Orthodontic Mini-Implant Clinical Handbook is the must-have book for trainee and practicing orthodontists. It provides the essential theoretical and clinical mini-implant information to enable the clinician to easily introduce skeletal anchorage into their practice across a wide variety of common clinical scenarios. The initial chapters cover general principles with subsequent chapters employing a step-by-step approach to guide the novice through the most common clinical uses for orthodontic mini-implants including: incisor retraction, molar distalisation, transverse and asymmetry corrections, and orthognathic surgery uses.

Mosby's Orthodontic Review

Author: Jeryl D. English,Sercan Akyalcin,Timo Peltomaki,Kate Litschel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323186971

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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With a concise, focused review of orthodontic concepts and current clinical information, including diagnosis, treatment planning, and clinical treatment, MOSBY'S ORTHODONTIC REVIEW is the resource you need to achieve the best results for success on competency examinations as well as excellent clinical outcomes. From foundational concepts to more subjective areas of treatment planning and clinical treatment, this book includes a wealth of information from distinguished educators, recent graduates, and practicing professionals to help you prepare for the NBDE, Part II and the ABO written and clinical examinations. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Content is designed to prepare you for the NBDE, Part II and the ABO written and clinical examinations to help you achieve the best results. Detailed illustrations provide a visual guide to conditions, techniques, diagnoses, key concepts, and more with case study photos that detail treatment from a patient’s initial exam to completion. Proven question and answer format covers the key information for each topic and helps prepare you for certification exams.

Self-ligating Brackets in Orthodontics

Current Concepts and Techniques

Author: Bjoern Ludwig,Dirk Bister

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 3131645016

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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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.

Lingual & Esthetic Orthodontics

Author: Rafi Romano

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781850972068

Category: Medical

Page: 692

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In response to a new surge of interest in esthetic orthodontic techniques, this exceptional book details the state of the art in lingual orthodontics. Featuring the experiential knowledge of thirty-four of the best clinicians from around the world who practice lingual orthodontics on a daily basis, this book represents the first comprehensive clinical reference on the lingual orthodontic technique and reviews the latest advancements in the field, including available bracket systems, innovations in laboratory and simulation techniques, standard biomechanics from alignment to finishing, effective clinical protocols, and helpful tips and tricks for efficient treatment. The inclusion of a section on clear aligners shows how standard lingual orthodontic treatment can be used in combination with plastic aligners for optimum esthetic orthodontic results. No other book can match its timely, in-depth coverage of the field of lingual orthodontics.