Orthodontic Functional Appliances: Theory and Practice integrates the clinical and academic elements of functional appliance therapy, with emphasis on an understanding of the latest research and its clinical application. Representing the first of its kind, this evidence-based text includes numerous full colour photographs and clinical cases.
Featuring contributions from top clinicians and researchers in the field, chapters delve into such topics as the biological basis for appliance therapy, development of functional appliances, indications and case selection, rigid and fixed functional appliances and the use of functional appliances in the correction of Class III malocclusion.
Comprehensive and illuminating, Orthodontic Functional Appliances is an essential reference for trainee and practicing orthodontists wishing to gain an understanding of the current state of knowledge on this increasingly important facet of orthodontics.
Comprehensive specialist manual covering the science and practice of functional appliance therapy
Integrates clinical and academic elements with emphasis on evidence-based research and its clinical applicationSuitable for trainee and practicing orthodontistsIncludes more than 600 photographs to enhance clarity of topics coveredFeatures contributions from top clinicians and researchers in the fieldAbout the AuthorPadhraig Fleming is Senior Clinical Lecturer and Consultant Orthodontist at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK. He is an Associate Editor of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and the Journal of Dentistry and a co-author of Clinical Cases in Orthodontics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012). Padhraig was awarded the Dewel Prize by the American Association of Orthodontists in 2011. He has been involved in numerous clinical trials investigating the relative merits of a range of orthodontic appliances and techniques.
Robert Lee is Honorary Professor and Consultant at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK. Having founded the postgraduate training programme at The Royal London Hospital in 1983, Robert has been the Director of Specialist Training for Barts Health NHS Trust, Chairman of the Examiners in Orthodontics of The Royal College of Surgeons in England and Chairman of the Specialist Advisory Committee for Orthodontics. He has been undertaking clinical trials on functional appliances as his main research interest for more than 20 years.
Contents فهرست فصول :Chapter 1 Biological basi5 for functional appliance therapyChapter 2 Development of functional appliancesChapter 3 The role of genetics and environmental factors on the condyle in mandibular growthChapter 4 Functional appliance therapy: Indications and case selectionChapter 5 Clinical use of the Twin Block applianceChapter 6 Rigid fixed functional appliancesChapter 7 Flexible fixed functional appliancesChapter 8 Transferring from functional to fixed appliancesChapter 9 The use of functional appliances in the correction of Class III malocclusionChapter 10 Functional appliances: A focused review of the clinical evidenceChapter 11 Cases
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