Evidence based Clinical Orthodontics

Author: Peter G. Miles
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)
ISBN: 0867155647
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

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.

Evidence Based Orthodontics

Author: Greg J. Huang
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119289951
Release Date: 2018-07-06
Genre: Medical

Evidence-Based Orthodontics, Second Edition retains important elements of the First Edition, with several new sections to improve its use as a quick and comprehensive reference. New updated edition of a landmark text that surveys the principles and practice of evidence-based orthodontics Offers practical strategies for professionals to incorporate EBO in their daily practices Presents brief summaries of the best evidence for a wide range of clinical topics Incorporates information from over 400 systematic reviews, listed by topic

Handbook of Orthodontics

Author: Martyn T. Cobourne
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780723438076
Release Date: 2015-10-02
Genre: Orthodontics

The second edition of this popular textbook covers the theoretical basis and clinical practice of orthodontics, with particular focus on an evidence-based approach. Characterised by a clear writing style and use of pedagogic features designed to make learning easy, the Handbook of Orthodontics 2e contains numerous 'pull-out' boxes to aid retention of key facts as well as highlighted essential-references within the text to indicate the associated research. A useful detailed explanation of the key papers is also provided within the bibliography. Exploring the concepts of occlusion and malocclusion, craniofacial development and postnatal growth, the Handbook of Orthodontics 2e explores orthodontic tooth movement, patient examination and diagnosis, and treatment planning - including the use of contemporary removable and fixed appliances. Chapters then explore the management of problems in the mixed and permanent dentitions in detail, as well as different treatment modalities, and orthognathic surgery. Cleft lip and palate, and common syndromes affecting the craniofacial region, are also included. This new edition of the Handbook of Orthodontics is ideal for final year dental undergraduates, postgraduate orthodontic students and orthodontic therapists, as well as general dental practitioners with an interest in the field. Moreover, the layout makes it an ideal reference book for practitioners of all levels and experience.

TMD and Orthodontics

Author: Sanjivan Kandasamy
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319197821
Release Date: 2015-08-18
Genre: Medical

This evidence-based book, featuring contributions from world-renowned experts, discusses in detail the functional anatomy of the temporomandibular joint as well as the aetiology, diagnosis, treatment and medicolegal implications of patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD).Despite advances in our understanding of the aetiology of TMD and in developing current treatment rationales, a number of issues remain controversial. These include the extent to which the temporomandibular joint should be a central focus of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment, as well as the role that occlusion and malocclusion play in precipitating TMD symptoms. Indeed, few subjects in dentistry and the specialty of orthodontics are open to as many interpretations or misinterpretations as TMD. This textbook provides clinical orthodontists with essential information and guidance that will assist them in understanding and effectively managing this complex multilayered problem. Throughout, clear clinical guidelines are presented on the basis of current scientific and clinical evidence. TMD and Orthodontics will be a highly valuable chairside resource for orthodontists everywhere.

Orthodontics in the Vertical Dimension

Author: Thomas E. Southard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118925218
Release Date: 2015-05-11
Genre: Medical

This case-based clinical text is an exhaustive review of orthodontic problems in the vertical dimension and evidence-based guidelines for successful diagnosis and treatment. A total of 21 cases address dental deep bites, skeletal deep bites, dental open bites, skeletal open bites, and posterior open bites. Each case includes pre-treatment, interim, and posttreatment orthodontic records, as well as references to provide a solid evidence base for decision making. Written with a clinical focus, Orthodontics in the Vertical Dimension is ideal for the practicing orthodontist and makes an excellent resource for residents in pursuit of board certification.

Occlusion and Clinical Practice

Author: Iven Klineberg
Publisher: John Wright
ISBN: 0723610924
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

An understanding of occlusion, the way in which the opposing surfaces of upper and lower teeth make contact, is fundamental to the practice of dentistry - especially to individual dental sub-specialties such as orthodontics and prosthodontics. This unique book offers an accessible look at the best available evidence on occlusion and its relevance for management of dental patients. Evidence-based information provides an excellent introduction to the subject of occlusion. Unique approach focuses on the relevance of occlusion to the individual disciplines of dentistry such as orthodontics and prosthodontics. Treatment suggestions emphasize interdisciplinary management of the occlusion. Chapter authors are internationally recognized authorities.

Adult Orthodontics

Author: Birte Melsen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405136198
Release Date: 2012-04-23
Genre: Medical

"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.

Orthodontic Management of the Developing Dentition

Author: Martyn T. Cobourne
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319546377
Release Date: 2017-09-08
Genre: Medical

This multiauthor clinical guide provides an evidence-based overview of orthodontic management during development of the dentition. It begins with an illustrated account of normal dental development and then covers the management of problems that are commonly seen during this process. These include acquired problems, such as caries, space loss and dental trauma, developmental anomalies, including variation in tooth number and eruption defects. In addition, detailed consideration is given to the interceptive management of class II and class III malocclusion and transverse discrepancies. There is an emphasis on evidence-based management of these developmental problems and each chapter is richly illustrated with clinical examples.

Clinical Cases in Orthodontics

Author: Martyn T. Cobourne
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405197793
Release Date: 2012-07-23
Genre: Medical

Wiley–Blackwell′s Clinical Cases series is designed to recognize the centrality of clinical cases to the profession by providing actual cases with an academic backbone. Clinical Cases in Orthodontics applies both theory and practice to real–life orthodontic cases in a clinically relevant format. This unique approach supports the new trend in case–based and problem–based learning, thoroughly covering topics ranging from Class I malocclusions to orthognathic surgery. Highly illustrated in full color, Clinical Cases in Orthodontics ′ format fosters independent learning and prepares the reader for case–based examinations.

Orthodontic Treatment of Impacted Teeth

Author: Adrian Becker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444336757
Release Date: 2012-04-23
Genre: Medical

Orthodontic Treatment of Impacted Teeth provides its readers with a gold–standard resource to tackle common, complex and multi–factorial clinical scenarios. Rooted firmly in the scientific reality, it also provides a valuable repository of the evidence–base for this subject area. The third edition of this classic text has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest advances in research and clinical practice. It discusses recent developments in the periodontal outcome of surgical exposure of impacted teeth, and also incorporates more protocols for routine cases. This enables clinicians to develop their skills in the simpler cases, as well as to improve their understanding of complex and rare presentations. An especially useful chapter looks at failure and impending failure, providing a valuable insight into the real life management of impacted teeth. The author describes how to recognize failure and proposes ways to avoid it, frequently illustrating them with cases from his own clinic. KEY FEATURES • Fully revised and updated classic • Coverage expanded to include protocols for routine, as well as complex cases • Includes new chapter on extreme tooth displacement and complicating factors • Provides unparalleled coverage of the evidence base • Highly illustrated in full colour

Integrated Clinical Orthodontics

Author: Vinod Krishnan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444398618
Release Date: 2011-11-22
Genre: Medical

Integrated Clinical Orthodontics provides an important new resource on the clinical interactions between the practice of orthodontics and other areas of clinical dentistry and medicine. Having at its heart the paradigm of patient-centred care, the book not only integrates the knowledge, skills, and experience of all the disciplines of dentistry and medicine, but also eases the work of orthodontists in arriving at an accurate diagnosis and a comprehensive treatment plan. Presented in a highly visual and practical format, Integrated Clinical Orthodontics uses clinical case presentations to illustrate the rationale and application of the integrated approach to a variety of clinical scenarios. Integrated Clinical Orthodontics covers areas of complexity in clinical orthodontics, specifically the role of the orthodontist as a member of a multidisciplinary team. The book outlines and details the management of congenital orofacial deformities, sleep disorders, esthetic smile creation and temporomandibular joint problems, and additionally and importantly includes specific protocols for effective communication with experts in other specialties.

Temporary Skeletal Anchorage Devices

Author: Ki Beom Kim
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783642550522
Release Date: 2014-07-11
Genre: Medical

Anchorage control is one of the most challenging tasks in orthodontic treatment. Many different types of appliance are used to control anchorage, but an excellent outcome may be difficult to achieve owing to either poor mechanics or inadequate patient compliance. Recently, temporary skeletal anchorage devices (TSADs) have become popular in orthodontics. Some orthodontic movements that are now possible using TSADs were previously considered almost impossible with traditional orthodontic appliances. Several different types of TSAD are currently available, and in choosing between them orthodontists are obliged to rely on the information provided by manufacturers, which is often not based on scientific evidence. This book therefore presents the various design characteristics of TSADs and provides up-to-date scientific evidence to assist orthodontists in selecting the best TSADs for their patients.

Self Ligation in Orthodontics

Author: Theodore Eliades
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444320963
Release Date: 2009-11-09
Genre: Medical

Self-Ligation in Orthodontics is a major new text that reviews, analyses and clarifies the currently available peer-reviewed evidence on a number of applications of this technology, espousing diverse perspectives to make this a unique scientific resource on self-ligation. The book embraces all aspects of self-ligating brackets, extending from therapeutic outcome, to biomechanics, materials, and treatment manifestations. Each chapter addresses a specific question pertinent to the properties and clinical performance of self-ligating brackets including: force and moment generation during engagement; temporal variation of force in active self-ligating brackets; periodontal considerations and oral microbiota alterations; root resorption; treatment efficiency and associated dental effects. A work of substantial, thoughtful, and useful scholarship, Self-Ligation in Orthodontics will be a significant resource for clinicians and researchers in orthodontics, and related dental specialists. First comprehensive resource on self-ligation in orthodontics Surveys available peer-reviewed evidence Epitomizes the management of self-ligating treatment suggesting important treatment concepts and tips for the practicing clinician Includes diverse perspectives to provide a balanced and scholarly approach Richly illustrated with detailed color clinical images

Orthodontic Functional Appliances

Author: Padhraig S. Fleming
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118670569
Release Date: 2016-05-04
Genre: Medical

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