Stay up-to-date on current topics and treatments with this exciting new text! Current Therapy in Orthodontics addresses the evolving science of orthodontics as it relates to optimal patient therapy and care. World-renowned authors and contributors walk you through diagnosis and treatment planning, the management of sagittal and vertical discrepancies, the management of adult and complex cases, and the application of biomedicine in orthodontic treatment. You'll find discussions on such topics as patient compliance, sleep apnea, the importance of proper bracket selection and placement, how the periodontal condition impacts treatment in the adult patient, and the use of temporary anchorage devices. This comprehensive text is the must-have modern reference for both orthodontic and dental practice.
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1. Quality of Life as an Indicator for Orthodontic TreatmentB. Prahl-Andersen2. Patient Compliance in Orthodontic PracticePramod K. Sinha3. Cephalomorphic and Biologic Approach to Diagnosis and TreatmentLeonard S. Fishman4. Occlusal Patterns in Orthodontic Patients: Using the Occlusal Force Measuring SystemYukio Kitafusa5. 3-D Superimposition for Quantification of Treatment OutcomesLucia H.S. Cevidanes, Martin Styner, William R. Proffit6. Bonding in OrthodonticsSerdar Üsümez, Nejat Erverdi 7. The Implications of Bracket Selection and Bracket Placement on Expressed Tooth Movement and Finishing DetailsAnoop Sondhi8. Quality Orthodontics: Going Against the Popular TrendsBjörn U. ZachrissonPart 2: Clinical Management of Sagittal and Vertical Discrepancies
9. Functional Treatment ObjectivesWilliam J. Clark 10. Hybrid Functional Appliances for Management of Class II MalocclusionsTarisai Dandajena 11. Class II Combination Therapy: Molar Distalization and Fixed Functionals; Reducing Requirements of Patient Compliance for Predictable Completion of TreatmentS. Jay Bowman12. Maxillary Deficiency SyndromeJames A. McNamara, Jr. 13. Effective Maxillary Protraction for Class III PatientsPeter Ngan14. Etiological and Therapeutic Consideration of Open BiteKazunori Yamaguchi15. Efficient Mechanics and Appliances to Correct Vertical Excess and Open Bite PatientsFlavio Andres Uribe, Ravindra Nanda16. Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment of Deep Bite MalocclusionMadhur Upadhyay, Ravindra NandaPart 3: Management of Adult and Complex Cases
17: Orthodontic Treatment in Adult Patients With Reduced Periodontal AttachmentJulia Harfin18. Diastemas: Is Permanent Retention Really Necessary?Thomas F. Mulligan19. Selective Mechanics in Complex and Compromised CasesSunil Kapila, Scott Conley20. Orthodontics' Role in Obstructive Sleep ApneaRichard S. Conley, Harry L. Legan 21. Optimizing Esthetics for the Interdisciplinary PatientVincent G. Kokich22. Temporary Anchorage Devices: Biomechanical Opportunities and ChallengesBhavna Shroff, Steven J. Lindauer23. The Use of Microimplants in OrthodonticsHyo-Sang Park 24. Predictable Distalization of Molars in Nongrowing Patients with Temporary AnchorageDevice Utilizing Titanium Miniplates25. Rapid Tooth Movement and Effective Anchorage Control by Using Dentoalveolar Distraction Osteogenesis (DAD)Haluk Iseri, Gokmen Kurt, Reha KisnisciPart 4: Applications of Biomedicine to Orthodontics
26. Mechanotransduction of Orthodontic ForcesSunil Wadhwa, Ravindra Nanda, Carol Pilbeam27. Orthodontic Root ResorptionGregory J. King28. Restoration of Oral and Craniofacial Defects by Stem Cells and Bioengineering ApproachesJin Kim, Candice Zemnick, Jeremy Mao
Ravindra Nanda, BDS, MDS, PhD, Professor and Head, Department of Craniofacial Sciences; Chair, Division of Orthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
Kapila, Sunil Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.