Contemporary Orthodontics, 5th Edition

Contemporary Orthodontics

5th Edition

By William R. Proffit, DDS, PhD, Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Henry W. Fields, Jr., DDS, MS, MSD, Professor, Orthodontics, Dean, College of Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH and David M. Sarver, DMD, MS, Adjunct Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Private Practice, Birmingham, AL


SECTION I: THE ORTHODONTIC PROBLEM

1. Malocclusion and Dentofacial Deformity in Contemporary Society

SECTION II: THE DEVELOPMENT OF ORTHODONTIC PROBLEMS 

2. Concepts of Growth and Development

3. Early Stages of Development

4. Later Stages of Development

5. The Etiology of Orthodontic Problems

SECTION III: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT PLANNING

6. Orthodontic Diagnosis: The Problem-Oriented Approach

7. Orthodontic Treatment Planning: From Problem List to Specific Plan

SECTION IV: BIOMECHANICS, MECHANICS AND CONTEMPORARY ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCES

8. The Biologic Basis of Orthodontic Therapy

9. Mechanical Principles in Orthodontic Force Control

10. Contemporary Orthodontic Appliances

SECTION V: TREATMENT IN PREADOLESCENT CHILDREN: WHAT IS DIFFERENT?

11. Moderate Nonskeletal Problems in Preadolescent Children: Preventive and Interceptive Treatment in Family Practice

12. Complex Nonskeletal Problems in Preadolescent Children: Preventive and Interceptive Treatment

13. Treatment of Skeletal Problems in Children and Preadolescents

14. Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment in the Early Permanent Dentition

15. The Second Stage of Comprehensive Treatment: Correction of Molar Relationship and Space Closure

16. The Third Stage of Comprehensive Treatment: Finishing

17. Retention

18. Treatment for Adults

19. Combined Surgical and Orthodontic Treatment