Advances in Functional Therapy and Dentofacial Orthopaedics
This is a ‘State of the Art’ account of developments in functional therapy, with guidance on diagnosis, treatment planning, case selection, appliance design & clinical management for a comprehensive range of functional appliances.
“Great book! I’m reading it now.”
“I have been practicing Orthodontics for 30 years and recently became interested in functional orthopedics and the Twin Block. Thank you for writing such a detailed and easy to read book.”
Orthodontic Practice, Fayetteville, GA, USA
Guidelines in Case Selection. What you see is what you get!
“I have great appreciation and admiration for your work. Thank you for this amazing resource, and also the additional Faces & Braces book. Not only is the work beautifully documented and easy to follow, you are leading the profession in distributing this resource online as an ebook so seamlessly. I will enjoy reading and absorbing these techniques over many evenings.”
Lynette Wallace, Dental Practice, Australia
“This is one of the most illustrative texts I have ever come across. The variety of malocclusion and facial types and intricacies in their management are supported with photos and text. It provides an insight and guidance to student and practitioner and teacher in orthodontics in management strategies, outcome and limitations of orthodontics.”
Professor O.P. Kharbanda, Center for Dental Education & Research,
All India Institute of Medical Research
80 Case Reports 411 Pages 2007 Colour Images
$240 (for purchases from the US)
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£150 (for Europe and the rest of the world)
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The book is laid out in the following chapters:
Introduction: Advances in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
1 Functional Treatment Objectives
2 Removable Appliance Therapy
3 Animal Experiments & Research in Functional Orthopaedics
4 Functional Appliance Therapy
5 Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
6 Development of Twin Blocks
7 Twin Block Traction Technique
8 Design & Construction of Twin Blocks
9 Management Of Deep Overbite
10 Orthodontics, Orthopaedics or Surgery?
11 Treatment in Mixed Dentition
12 Treatment of Anterior Open Bite & Vertical Growth
13 Integrating Fixed & Functional Therapy
14 Pitfalls & Contraindications For Functional Therapy
15 Treatment of Class II Division 2 Malocclusion
16 Treatment of Class III Malocclusion
17 Fixed Twin Blocks
18 Fixed Functional Appliances
19 The Carriere Distalizer
20 Art & Science in Orthodontics