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Orthodontics | 4th Edition

Current Principles and Techniques

ISBN-10: 0323026214
ISBN-13: 9780323026215
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PUBLISHER: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
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Product Description: The world's bestselling orthodontics reference, Graber's Orthodontics offers all the essentials of orthodontic care -- from diagnosis to treatment. This edition includes the latest evidence-based research and concepts of today's orthodontics, with coverage of treatment methods ranging from basic to highly complex situations. Written by a team of world-renowned authors, this book offers practical information that you can use every day.

  • Comprehensive coverage of multiple appliances and materials in orthodontics today ensures that the readers learn everything they need to know for their own practice.
  • World-renowned orthodontic researcher, academic, and practitioner contributions add credibility and expertise to each chapter of the text, making it an authoritative resource.
  • Extensive references allow readers to delve further into orthodontic research or study topics related to the evidence-based research presented in each chapter.
  • Tables and boxes throughout the text offer streamlined information from the text and elaborate on the concepts illustrated in the figures.
  • The extensive collection of illustrations and clinical photographs demonstrate case studies and treatment options in detail, offering visual evidence of orthodontic techniques, problems, and solutions.


  • New case studies complement most chapters and demonstrate the most current techniques being utilized in the field today.
  • New information on the orthodontist's function on a craniofacial team offers discussion of the orthodontist's role in a larger process; this content comes from new author Dr. Katherine W.L. Vig, an expert on craniofacial teams.
  • Section on genetics promotes understanding of how genetic factors, in concert with environmental factors, influence the development of malocclusion.
  • Chapter on cranial morphology adds another important concept that orthodontists must take into consideration when planning treatments.
  • Indirect bonding content explains the system that has been developed, discusses its advantages, and presents step-by-step instructions on how to understand and utilize the process and materials.
  • Coverage of fiber-reinforced composite (FRC) applications provides the reader with knowledge of this important topic.
  • Chapter on SPEED appliance and philosophy presents a comprehensive discussion of self-ligating brackets and informs readers how the appliance transcends limitations and provides efficiency and precision tooth positioning.
  • Distraction osteogenesis information clarifies the use of this method to minimize or avoid potential complications with proper preoperative planning and execution.
  • Material on retention appliances is expanded, allowing readers the opportunity to learn more about the process of determining patient suitability for them.
  • The brand new full-color design and the addition of full-color
  • Chapter on In-Ovation Brackets updates information on fully adjusted appliances with specific evaluation of the appliance's advantages and an exemplary case study.

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