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Essential Orthodontics (Essentials
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Essential Orthodontics is a comprehensive introduction to the biological principles of orthodontics. This book covers the why, when and how of orthodontics, enabling readers to identify which individuals need to be treated, to diagnose based on individual dentofacial development, and to understand the mechanical principles and tissue responses involved. Divided into three parts, this authoritative resource covers pretreatment considerations, treatment principles of skeletal and dentoalveolar anomalies, and tissue response to orthodontic and orthopaedic forces. Classification of malocclusions and craniofacial growth and development are discussed, and the text explores how to distinguish between normal occlusion and malocclusions. Essential Orthodontics outlines how to perform a comprehensive orthodontic examination leading to an orthodontic diagnosis, and the formation of a treatment plan. Following a student-friendly layout with key objectives and chapter summaries, Essential Orthodontics is an accessible yet comprehensive resource for both undergraduate and postgraduate dental students.
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List of Abbreviations vii Preface ix Acknowledgement xi Part 1 Pretreatment Considerations 1 1 Orthodontic panorama 3Birgit Linnea Thilander, Erik Krister Bjerklin and Lars Johan Bondemark 2 Classification of malocclusions 7Lars Johan Bondemark 3 Craniofacial growth and development 21Birgit Linnea Thilander 4 Diagnostic examinations 45Erik Krister Bjerklin and Lars Johan Bondemark Part 2 Treatment Principles of Skeletal and Dentoalveolar Anomalies 57 5 Sagittal, vertical and transversal discrepancies between the jaws 59Lars Johan Bondemark 6 Crowding of teeth 81Erik Krister Bjerklin and Lars Johan Bondemark 7 Spacing of teeth 93Birgit Linnea Thilander and Erik Krister Bjerklin 8 Malposition of single teeth 101Erik Krister Bjerklin Part 3 Tissue Response to Orthodontic and Orthopaedic Forces 113 9 Tissue response to orthodontic forces 115Brigit Linnea Thilander 10 Tissue response to orthopaedic forces 129Birgit Linnea Thilander 11 Possible adverse tissue reactions 137Birgit Linnea Thilander and Lars Johan Bondemark 12 Retention and post-retention outcome 149Birgit Linnea Thilander, Erik Krister Bjerklin and Lars Johan Bondemark Index 157

About the Author

About the Authors Birgit Thilander was formerly Professor Emerita at the Institute of Odontology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Krister Bjerklin is Associate Professor at the Department of Orthodontics, The Institute for Postgraduate Dental Education in Joenkoeping, Sweden. Lars Bondemark is Professor at the Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Odontology, Malmoe University, Sweden.

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