Understanding Masticatory Function in Unilateral Crossbites

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Author: Maria Grazia Piancino,Stephanos Kyrkanides

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118971876

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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Unilateral posterior crossbite is a problem often seen in orthodontic practice, and properly understanding chewing patterns will lead to the most effective treatment program. Drawing on their research and available literature, Drs. Piancino and Kyrkanides present a fascinating look at chewing cycles and their role in the functional treatment of unilateral posterior crossbite. Describes the physiology and pathology of chewing patterns and muscular activation in humans Explains chewing patterns and muscular coordination, and their influence on the growth and harmony of the stomatognathic system Clinical instruction for checking and correcting masticatory function and functional asymmetry in order to prevent the relapse of the malocclusion Clinical cases walk readers through the treatment of seven crossbites

Principles and Practice of Orthognathic Surgery

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Author: Jeffrey C. Posnick

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455750271

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 1864

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Capturing the latest thinking for the evaluation and treatment of dentofacial deformities, Orthognathic Surgery: Principles and Practice, covers the basic principles and concepts of dentofacial deformities along with planning, surgical techniques, surgical complications, classic patterns, and clinical presentations. Over 5,000 clinical photos and detailed art make this a valuable reference for clinical orthodontists, craniofacial surgeons, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and residents in training. The latest in surgical protocols for OMS and Orthodontics puts you at the forefront of the orthognathic surgery field.Logically organized material aids you prior to developing treatment plans or in surgery.Over 5,000 new photos and illustrations boost your understanding of key teaching points and surgical techniques. Over 40 videos from Dr. Posnick's archive available on the companion website.

TMD and Orthodontics

A clinical guide for the orthodontist

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Author: Sanjivan Kandasamy,Charles S. Greene,Donald J. Rinchuse,John W. Stockstill

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319197827

Category: Medical

Page: 148

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This evidence-based book, featuring contributions from world-renowned experts, discusses in detail the functional anatomy of the temporomandibular joint as well as the aetiology, diagnosis, treatment and medicolegal implications of patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD).Despite advances in our understanding of the aetiology of TMD and in developing current treatment rationales, a number of issues remain controversial. These include the extent to which the temporomandibular joint should be a central focus of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment, as well as the role that occlusion and malocclusion play in precipitating TMD symptoms. Indeed, few subjects in dentistry and the specialty of orthodontics are open to as many interpretations or misinterpretations as TMD. This textbook provides clinical orthodontists with essential information and guidance that will assist them in understanding and effectively managing this complex multilayered problem. Throughout, clear clinical guidelines are presented on the basis of current scientific and clinical evidence. TMD and Orthodontics will be a highly valuable chairside resource for orthodontists everywhere.

Cleft Lip and Palate: Current Surgical Management, An Issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery,

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Author: Thomas J Sitzman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323290116

Category: Medical

Page: 193

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Surgeon are presented an in-depth view of current surgical management of the cleft lip and palate patient in this issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery. Focusing on aspects most relevant to plastic surgeons, each article offers an evidence-based assessment of current management options along with detailed descriptions of the author’s preferred surgical technique. Outcomes measures for each aspect of cleft care are discussed, along with an update on current inter-center outcomes studies in the US and abroad. This issue of The Clinic’s brings the current state of the art in cleft treatment to the practicing plastic surgeon, highlighting the changes and ongoing developments in the field. Topics include the nuanced management of Pierre Robin Sequence and Velo-cardio-facial syndrome, the continued evolution of naso-alveolar molding, and new developments in orthognathic surgery.

Manual Therapy in Children

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Author: Heiner Biedermann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443100185

Category: Medical

Page: 334

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Manual Therapy in Children presents a comprehensive conceptual approach to the subject of manual therapy for children of different ages. This approach considers the relationship between the neuromusculoskeletal structure and function at different stages of development and places strong emphasis on the prevention of problems as the child develops as well as on their safe and effective treatment and management. Presents a fresh, evidence-based approach to the management of a wide range of pediatric problems Features approximately 250 high quality illustrations that clarify key points The Basics summarizes essential theoretical information such as anatomy and physiology, neuromotor development of the first 5 years - crawling to walking, and surface anatomy Clinical Insights looks at issues which may affect the neuromotor development of the child and offers management approaches including birthing interventions, birth trauma, differential diagnosis of central and peripheral neurological disorders, and asymmetry Practical Aspects of Manual Therapy in Children includes advice on communicating with parents and children; guidance for examination and treatment; and considerations for treating different joints and spinal regions Radiology in Manual Therapy describes the functional radiology of the spine in the young child and how to take, interpret, and document radiographs in infants and young children. Making Sense of It All outlines the clinical picture including functional disorders (such as KiSS syndrome), neurological and biomechanical disorders, and the long-term consequences of untreated functional disorders in the first year Other topics include therapy for children with CP, hydrocephalus, radiological monuments of cervical stress, ADD (attention deficit disorder), POS (psycho-organic syndrome), MCD (minimal cerebral damage), and hereditary predisposition

Plasmamedizin

Kaltplasma in der medizinischen Anwendung

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Author: Hans-Robert Metelmann,Thomas von Woedtke,Klaus-Dieter Weltmann

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 366252645X

Category: Medical

Page: 225

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Dieses Buch beschreibt die Einsatzmöglichkeiten von modernen Plasmageräten in der Chirurgie und der Dermatologie. Grundlagen der Methode und die Technologie unterschiedlicher Geräte werden erläutert und klinische Anwendungen dargestellt. Aktuelle Forschungsergebnisse bieten einen Ausblick auf den Anwendungshorizont für unterschiedliche Fachgebiete.