Many practitioners have difficulty determining whether it is appropriate to begin orthodontic treatment before the eruption of the full permanent dentition. The authors of this book show that it is possible to establish the most favorable moment to initiate treatment if one has a thorough understanding of the morphogenesis and pathogenesis of craniofacial anatomy and development as well as some training in child psychology. This concise clinical manual explores each of these concepts in detail to address such practical issues as when orthodontic treatment should begin, which techniques should be used, what advantages can be gained from early treatment, how to take accurate records and form a precise diagnosis for the various malocclusions, and how to choose the method best suited to an individual patient from the wide range of therapeutic options available.
978-2-912550-37-8 , 9782912550378
124 pp (softcover); 250 illus (mostly color)
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