Orthodontic Retainers and Removable Appliances

Orthodontic Retainers and Removable Appliances
Author : Friedy Luther
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages : 200
Release : 2012-10-17
ISBN 10 : 9781118432785
ISBN 13 : 1118432789
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

UseThis book is a unique practical guide for dental students, general dental practitioners, orthodontic students, therapists and others who have an interest in knowing how to design, fit, adjust and maintain retainers (both fixed and removable) and removable orthodontic appliances. The book offers step-by-step instructions alongside clear illustrations within the key areas of clinical orthodontic practice. In each case, information is provided on indications for use, principles of design, fitting, activation and trouble shooting. Further chapters coach the clinician on dealing with various frequently occurring situations and provide tips on effective patient management. Topics covered include: things to check at the chair side; follow up appointments – what to check and why; the importance of knowing when and how to refer. KEY FEATURES Highly illustrated in full colour throughout Case examples Self-assessment section Step-by-step instruction