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.
فهرست Contents:Section I: The Orthodontic Problem1. Malocclusion and Dentofacial Deformity in Contemporary SocietySection II: The Development of Orthodontic Problems2. Concepts of Growth and Development3. Early Stages of Development4. Later Stages of Development5. The Etiology of Orthodontic ProblemsSection III: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning6. Orthodontic Diagnosis: The Problem-Oriented Approach7. Orthodontic Treatment Planning: From Problem List to Specific PlanSection IV: Biomechanics, Mechanics and Contemporary Orthodontic Appliances8. The Biologic Basis of Orthodontic Therapy9. Mechanical Principles in Orthodontic Force Control10. Contemporary Orthodontic AppliancesSection V: Treatment in Preadolescent Children11. Moderate Non-Skeletal Problems: Preventive and Interceptive Treatment12. Complex Non-Skeletal ProblemsSection VI: Growth Modification13. NEW! Growth Modification in Transverse and Class III Problems 14. NEW! Growth Modification in Class II, Open Bite/ Deep Bite, and Multi-Dimensional ProblemsSection VII: Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment in the Early Permanent Dentition15. The First Stage of Comprehensive Treatment: Alignment and Leveling16. The Second Stage of Comprehensive Treatment: Correction of Molar Relationship and Space Closure17. The Third Stage of Comprehensive Treatment: Finishing18. RetentionSection VIII: Treatment for Adults19. Special Considerations in Orthodontics for Adults20. Surgical-Orthodontic Treatment