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Basic Aspects and Clinical Considerations

Edited by Farid Bourzgui

University Hassan II of Casablanca

The book reflects the ideas of nineteen academic and research experts from different countries. The different sections of this book deal with epidemiological and preventive concepts, a demystification of cranio-mandibular dysfunction, clinical considerations and risk assessment of orthodontic treatment. It provides an overview of the state-of-the-art, outlines the experts' knowledge and their efforts to provide readers with quality content explaining new directions and emerging trends in Orthodontics. The book should be of great value to both orthodontic practitioners and to students in orthodontics, who will find learning resources in connection with their fields of study. This will help them acquire valid knowledge and excellent clinical skills.

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OrthodonticsBasic Aspects and Clinical ConsiderationsEdited by Farid Bourzgui

Published: March 9th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1261

ISBN: 978-953-51-0143-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6845-4

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

128969 Total Chapter Downloads

17 Crossref Citations

37 Web of Science Citations

58 Dimensions Citations


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1. Orthodontic Treatment Need: An Epidemiological Approach

By Carlos Bellot-Arcís, José María Montiel-Company and José Manuel Almerich-Silla


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2. 3D Facial Soft Tissue Changes Due to Orthodontic Tooth Movement

By R.A. Al-Sanea, B. Kusnoto and C.A. Evans


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3. Are the Orthodontic Basis Wrong? Revisiting Two of the Keys to Normal Oclusion (Crown Inclination and Crown Angulation) in the Andrews Series

By C. Jiménez-Caro, F. de Carlos, A.A. Suárez, J.A. Vega and J. Cobo


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4. The Importance and Possibilities of Proper Oral Hygiene in Orthodontic Patients

By Melinda Madléna


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5. Other Applications of Photo Catalyst in Dental Treatments in Diverse Fields

By Seung-Ho Ohk and Hyeon-Shik Hwang


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6. Genetic Factors Affecting Facial Growth

By James K. Hartsfield Jr., Lorri Ann Morford and Liliana M. Otero


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7. A Simplified Method to Determine the Potential Growth in Orthodontics Patients

By Gladia Toledo Mayarí


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8. Three-Dimensional Imaging and Software Advances in Orthodontics

By Ahmed Ghoneima, Eman Allam, Katherine Kula and L. Jack Windsor


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9. The Use of Mini-Implants (Temporary Anchorage Devices) in Resolving Orthodontic Problems

By P. Salehi, S. Torkan and S.M.M. Roeinpeikar


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10. Management of Dental Impaction

By Farid Bourzgui, Mourad Sebbar, Zouhair Abidine and Zakaria Bentahar


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11. Uprighting of the Impacted Second Mandibular Molar with Skeletal Anchorage

By Stefano Sivolella, Michela Roberto, Paolo Bressan, Eriberto Bressan, Serena Cernuschi, Francesca Miotti and Mario Berengo


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12. Guidelines for “Surgery First” Orthodontic Treatment

By Jeong Hwan Kim, Niloufar Nouri Mahdavie and Carla A. Evans


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13. Spectrum of Factors Affecting Dental Arch Relationships in Japanese Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Patients

By Mohammad Khursheed Alam, Takashi S. Kajii and Junichiro Iida


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14. Occlusion, Orthodontic Treatment and Temporomandibular Disorders: Myths and Scientific Evidences

By Ephraim Winocur and Alona Emodi-Perlman


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15. Orthodontic Treatment and Temporomandibular Disorders

By Ticiana Sidorenko de Oliveira Capote, Silvana Regina Perez Orrico, Juliana Álvares Duarte Bonini Campos, Fernanda Oliveira Bello Correa and Carolina Letícia Zilli Vieira


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16. Temporomandibular Disorders and Orthodontic Treatment – A Review with a Reported Clinical Case

By Tomislav Badel, Miljenko Marotti and Ivana Savić Pavičin


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17. Dentofacial Aspects of the Changes in Body Posture, Investigation Procedures

By Emil Segatto and Angyalka Segatto


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18. Risks and Complications Associated with Orthodontic Treatment

By Cristina Teodora Preoteasa, Ecaterina Ionescu and Elena Preoteasa


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19. Root Resorption in Orthodontics: An Evidence-Based Approach

By Leandro Silva Marques, Paulo Antônio Martins-Júnior, Maria Letícia Ramos-Jorge and Saul Martins Paiva


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