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Evidence-based clinical orthodontics /
edited by Peter G. Miles, Daniel J. Rinchuse, Donald J. Rinchuse.
Chicago : Quintessence Publishing Co., c2012.
xi, 206 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
0867155647 (hbk.), 9780867155648 (hbk.)
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Chicago : Quintessence Publishing Co., c2012.
0867155647 (hbk.)
9780867155648 (hbk.)
contents note
Introduction : evidence-based clinical practice -- Early intervention : the evidence for and against -- Bonding and adhesives in orthodontics -- Wires used in orthodontic practice -- Class II malocclusions: extraction and nonextraction treatment -- Treatment of class III malocclusions -- Subdivisions : treatment of dental midline asymmetries -- Evidence-based use of orthodontic TSADs -- The effectiveness of treatment procedures for displaced and impacted maxillary canines -- Orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption -- Orthodontics and TMD -- Orthodontic retention and stability -- Accelerated orthodontic tooth movement.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Reference & Research Book News, December 2012
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Main Description
Despite the ever-expanding array of orthodontic journals and textbooks available today, too many clinical decisions are based on either anecdotal evidence or the espoused treatment philosophy of the current luminary of the lecture circuit. The authors of this book take an unbiased approach to orthodontics by systematically reviewing the relevant clinical literature and analyzing the scientific evidence to help practitioners select the most effective and efficient modes of treatment. Each chapter addresses a specific topic by summarizing the literature, critically reviewing the evidence, and offering impartial recommendations that can be adopted by clinical practitioners. Topics include Class II and Class III malocclusions, wires and wire sequences, dental asymmetries, causes of root resorption, and retention strategies, among others. This timely text enables busy clinicians to acquire knowledge of the current literature and apply evidence-based orthodontics in their practices.

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