Functional Occlusion - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), From TMJ to Smile Design

Functional Occlusion - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

From TMJ to Smile Design

By Peter E. Dawson, DDS, Founder of the Concept of Complete Dentistry Seminar Series (SM), the Peter E Dawson Foundation and the Dawson Academy for Continuing Dental Education. Past president and life member of the American Equilibration Society, Past president of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.


1. The Concept of Complete Dentistry
2. Perspectives on Occlusion and ?Everyday Dentistry?
3. Occlusal Disease
4. The Determinants of Occlusion
5. The Temporomandibular Joint
6. The Masticatory Musculature
7. Centric Relation
8. Adapted Centric Posture
9. Determining Centric Relation
10. Load Testing for Verification of Centric Relation
11. Recording centric relation
12. Classification of Occlusions
13. Vertical Dimension
14. The Neutral Zone
15. The Envelope of Function
16. Functional Smile Design
17. Anterior Guidance and Its Relationship to Smile Design
18. Restoring Lower Anterior Teeth
19. Long Centric
20. The Plane of Occlusion
21. Posterior Occlusion
22. Simplifying Instrumentation for Occlusal Analysis and Treatment
23. Differential Diagnosis of Temporomandibular Disorders
24. Occluso-Muscle Disorders
25. Intracapsular Disorders of the TMJ
26. Classification of Intracapsular Disorders
27. Imaging the TMJs
28. Bruxism
29. Requirements for Occlusal Stability
30. Solving Occlusal Problems through Programmed Treatment Planning
31. The Diagnostic Wax-Up
32. Occlusal Splints
33. Occlusal Equilibration
34. Neuromuscular Dentistry: Bioelectronic instrumentation
35. Solving Occlusal Wear Problems
36. Solving Deep Overbite Problems
37. Solving Anterior Overjet Problems
38. Solving Anterior Open Bite Problems
39. Treating End-to-End Occlusions
40. Treating Splayed or Separated Anterior Teeth
41. Treating the Cross Bite Patient
42. Treating Crowded, Irregular or Interlocking Anterior Teeth
43. Solving Severe Arch Malrelationship Problems
44. Using Cephalometrics for Occlusal Analysis
45. Post Operative Care of Occlusal Therapy Patients
46. The Technological Future of Occlusal Restoration
47. Criteria for Success of Occlusal Treatment