Textbook of Orthodontics, 1/e

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Author: Premkumar
ISBN: 9788131240359
Language: English
Published: 2015
Publisher: Elsevier, India

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.

Textbook of Orthodontics, 1/e

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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.

Key Features

  • Covers syllabi prescribed by Dental Council of India (DCI) and International schools of dentistry
  • Provides more than 1500 line arts, flowcharts, tables,boxes and clinical photographs to better 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

Table of Contents

Section I An Introduction to Orthodontics

Chapter 1: Development of a concept

Section II Growth and Development
Chapter 2: Prenatal Development of Cranial, Facial and Oral Structures 
Chapter 3: Principles of Growth and Development 
Chapter 4: Controlling Factors in Growth of the Skull 
Chapter 5: Postnatal Growth of Craniofacial Structures 
Chapter 6: Dynamics of Facial Growth 
Chapter 7: Development of Dentition and Occlusion 
Chapter 8: Normal Occlusion 
 

Section III Physiology of the Stomatognathic System
Chapter 9: Functional Osteology 
Chapter 10: Myology 
Chapter 11: The Temporomandibular Joint 
Chapter 12 Functions of the Stomatognathic System
 

Section IV Incidence and Recognition of Malocclusion 
Chapter 13 Epidemiology of Malocclusion 
Chapter 14 Recording of Malocclusion 
 

Section V Etiology of Malocclusion 
Chapter 15 Etiology of Malocclusion: General Factors
Chapter 16 Etiology of Malocclusion: Local Factors 
Chapter 17 Unfavorable Sequelae of Malocclusion
 

Section VI Diagnostic Procedures, Aids and their Interpretation 
Chapter 18 Essential Diagnostic Aids: Case History and Clinical Examination 
Chapter 19 Essential Diagnostic Aids: Study Models and Model Analyses 
Chapter 20 Essential Diagnostic Aids: Essential Radiographs and Clinical Photographs 
Chapter 21 Supplemental Diagnostic Aids: Cephalometric and Digital Radiography 
Chapter 22 Supplemental Diagnostic Aids: Hand–Wrist Radiographs, Cervical Vertebrae, 3D Imaging and Computerized Cephalometric Systems 
Chapter 23 Supplemental Diagnostic Aids: Electromyography and Biostatistics 
 

Section VII Principles of Orthodontic Tooth Movement
Chapter 24 Biological Principles of Tooth Movement 
Chapter 25 Biomechanical Principles of Orthodontic Tooth Movement 
 

Section VIII Treatment Philosophy, Orthodontic Materials and Care during Orthodontic Treatment 
Chapter 26 Orthodontic Treatment Philosophy and Development of Appliances 
Chapter 27 Materials Used in Orthodontics 
Chapter 28 Complications Encountered and Dental Care during Orthodontic Therapy 
 

Section IX Early Orthodontic Treatment 
Chapter 29 Preventive Orthodontics
Chapter 30 Interceptive Orthodontics 
Chapter 31 Serial Extraction 
 

Section X Limited Corrective Orthodontics 
Chapter 32: Removable Appliances 
Chapter 33: Myofunctional Appliances 
Chapter 34: Extraoral Appliances 
Chapter 35: Fixed Appliances- Basic Techniques 
Chapter 36: Expansion Appliances
 

Section XI Surgical Orthodontics 
Chapter 37: Minor Surgical Procedures
Chapter 38: Major Surgical Procedures
Chapter 39: Cleft Lip and Palate
 

Section XII Approach to Management of Malocclusion 
Chapter 40: Treatment Planning- General Considerations 
Chapter 41: Space Gaining Procedures 
Chapter 42: Treatment of Malocclusions, Retention and Relapse 
Chapter 43: Treatment Planning for Different Malocclusions 
Chapter 44: Synopsis of Treatment Planning for Different Malocclusions