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Occlusion and clinical practice : an evidence-based approach /
edited by Iven Klineberg, Rob Jagger ; foreword by Nairn Wilson.
imprint
Edinburgh ; New York : Wright, 2004.
description
xi, 145 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0723610924
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imprint
Edinburgh ; New York : Wright, 2004.
isbn
0723610924
catalogue key
5105983
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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In this work, the authors aim to provide the reader with the best available evidence on occlusion and its clinical applications.
Main Description
An understanding of occlusion, the way in which the opposing surfaces of upper and lower teeth make contact, is fundamental to the practice of dentistry especially to individual dental sub-specialties such as orthodontics and prosthodontics. This unique book offers an accessible look at the best available evidence on occlusion and its relevance for management of dental patients. Evidence-based information provides an excellent introduction to the subject of occlusion. Unique approach focuses on the relevance of occlusion to the individual disciplines of dentistry such as orthodontics and prosthodontics. Treatment suggestions emphasize interdisciplinary management of the occlusion. Chapter authors are internationally recognized authorities.
Main Description
An understanding of occlusion, the way in which the opposing surfaces of upper and lower teeth make contact, is fundamental to the practice of dentistry - especially to individual dental sub-specialties such as orthodontics and prosthodontics. This unique book offers an accessible look at the best available evidence on occlusion and its relevance for management of dental patients. Evidence-based information provides an excellent introduction to the subject of occlusion. Unique approach focuses on the relevance of occlusion to the individual disciplines of dentistry such as orthodontics and prosthodontics. Treatment suggestions emphasize interdisciplinary management of the occlusion. Chapter authors are internationally recognized authorities.
Table of Contents
Interarch relationships of teethp. 3
Jaw movement and its controlp. 13
Growth and developmentp. 23
Anatomy and pathophysiology of the temporomandibular jointp. 31
Clinical occlusal analysisp. 45
Articulators and evaluation of study castsp. 55
Temporomandibular joint disordersp. 67
Jaw muscles disordersp. 75
Occlusion and periodontal healthp. 83
Occlusion and orthodonticsp. 91
Occlusion and fixed prosthodonticsp. 103
Occlusion and removable prosthodonticsp. 111
Occlusions and implant restorationp. 119
Occlusal splints and management of the occlusionp. 125
The role of occlusal adjustmentp. 133
Indexp. 139
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