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Self-Ligation in Orthodontics


Eliades, Theodore; Pandis, Nikolaos; Bourauel, C; Zinelis, S (2009). Self-Ligation in Orthodontics. Chickester U.K:: Wiley Blackwell.

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Self-Ligation in Orthodontics is a major new text that reviews, analyses and clarifies the currently available peer-reviewed evidence on a number of applications of this technology, espousing diverse perspectives to make this a unique scientific resource on self-ligation. The book embraces all aspects of self-ligating brackets, extending from therapeutic outcome, to biomechanics, materials, and treatment manifestations. Each chapter addresses a specific question pertinent to the properties and clinical performance of self-ligating brackets including: force and moment generation during engagement; temporal variation of force in active self-ligating brackets; periodontal considerations and oral microbiota alterations; root resorption; treatment efficiency and associated dental effects. A work of substantial, thoughtful, and useful scholarship, Self-Ligation in Orthodontics will be a significant resource for clinicians and researchers in orthodontics, and related dental specialists. •First comprehensive resource on self-ligation in orthodontics •Surveys available peer-reviewed evidence •Epitomizes the management of self-ligating treatment suggesting important treatment concepts and tips for the practicing clinician •Includes diverse perspectives to provide a balanced and scholarly approach •Richly illustrated with detailed color clinical images

Abstract

Self-Ligation in Orthodontics is a major new text that reviews, analyses and clarifies the currently available peer-reviewed evidence on a number of applications of this technology, espousing diverse perspectives to make this a unique scientific resource on self-ligation. The book embraces all aspects of self-ligating brackets, extending from therapeutic outcome, to biomechanics, materials, and treatment manifestations. Each chapter addresses a specific question pertinent to the properties and clinical performance of self-ligating brackets including: force and moment generation during engagement; temporal variation of force in active self-ligating brackets; periodontal considerations and oral microbiota alterations; root resorption; treatment efficiency and associated dental effects. A work of substantial, thoughtful, and useful scholarship, Self-Ligation in Orthodontics will be a significant resource for clinicians and researchers in orthodontics, and related dental specialists. •First comprehensive resource on self-ligation in orthodontics •Surveys available peer-reviewed evidence •Epitomizes the management of self-ligating treatment suggesting important treatment concepts and tips for the practicing clinician •Includes diverse perspectives to provide a balanced and scholarly approach •Richly illustrated with detailed color clinical images

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Item Type:Monograph
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Center for Dental Medicine > Clinic for Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2009
Deposited On:30 Jan 2015 14:16
Last Modified:20 Jul 2018 05:51
Publisher:Wiley Blackwell
ISBN:978-1-4051-8190-7
OA Status:Closed

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