Three-Dimensional Imaging for Orthodontics and Maxillofacial Surgery

By

Chung How Kau, BDS, MScD, MBA, MOrth, PhD, FDS, FFD (Ortho), FAMS (Ortho), Professor & Chairman, DO Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, UO Alabama at Birmingham, US;
Stephen Richmond, BDS (Sheffi eld), DOrth, RCS, MScD, FDS, RCS (Edin), FDS, RCS (Eng), PhD (Manchester), Professor of Orthodontics, Head, DO of Applied Clinical Research and Public Health, University Dental Hospital, Cardiff University, UK

Book Description

Three Dimensional Imaging for Orthodontics and Maxillofacial Surgery is a major new specialist resource that identifies and applies the principles of three dimensional imaging to orthodontic practice.  Readers are introduced to three-dimensional imaging, comparing it with the traditional two-dimensional assessments and exploring the benefits and drawbacks of these imaging modalities.Three Dimensional Imaging for Orthodontics and Maxillofacial Surgery centers on the appropriate application of three-dimensional imaging in the various practices related to orthodontic delivery and craniofacial surgery.  The book guides the reader through detailed and illustrated examples of three-dimensional patient management in the context of daily practice.  Both three-dimensional static and motion analyses are explored. The book also addresses growth, orthodontic treatment and surgical prediction, both static and dynamic and explores the use of morphing and finite element analyses with particular focus on surgical intervention.A key resource for specialist working in the fields of orthodontics and cranio-maxillofacial surgery.KEY FEATURES

  • Applies principles of 3D imaging to orthodontic practice
  • Surveys and analyzes current technologies and modalities, relating them to clinical usage
  • Companion website with motion images ( www.wiley.com/go/kau)
  • Richly illustrated in full color throughout
  • Brings together expert contributors for an international perspective

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From the Back Cover

Three-Dimensional Imaging for Orthodontics and Maxillofacial Surgery is a major new specialist resource that identifies and applies the principles of three-dimensional imaging to orthodontic practice. Readers are introduced to three-dimensional imaging, comparing it with the traditional two-dimensional assessments and exploring the benefits and drawbacks of these imaging modalities.Three-Dimensional Imaging for Orthodontics and Maxillofacial Surgery centers on the appropriate application of three-dimensional imaging in the various practices related to orthodontic delivery and craniofacial surgery. The book guides the reader through detailed and illustrated examples of three-dimensional patient management in the context of daily practice. Both three-dimensional static and motion analyses are explored. The book also addresses growth, orthodontic treatment and surgical prediction, both static and dynamic, and explores the use of morphing and finite element analyses with particular focus on surgical intervention.A key resource for specialists working in the fields of orthodontics and cranio-maxillofacial surgery.

About the Author

Chung How Kau is currently a clinical lecturer and specialist in Orthodontics in the Department of Dental Health and Biological Sciences at Cardiff University School of Dentistry. In September he will be taking up the position of Associate Professor of Orthodontics for the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Texas.
Stephen Richmond is Professor of Orthodontics/Honorary Consultant and Head of the Department of Dental Health and Biological Sciences at Cardiff University School of Dentistry.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (January 4, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1405162406
  • ISBN-13: 978-1405162401
  • Product Dimensions: 9.7 x 7.4 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds

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