Open Access Medical Books



Edited by Farid Bourzgui .

Open Access .

One of the biggest challenges facing practitioners nowadays is offering quality dental care while demonstrating clinical competence, and comprehensive and compassionate patient care. Therefore, training and refreshing of knowledge are absolute necessities that contribute to successful clinical patient care.
The acquisition of new ideas is dependent on reading. As Nietzsche put in his book Beyond Good and Evil (1886) "Naturally in order to practice reading as an art, one thing above all is necessary, which nowadays has been thoroughly unlearned, for which one must almost be a cow and at any rate not a "modern man", namely rumination”. Such reading should be selective, meeting well-defined objectives, with a critical understanding of the medical and scientific information.
Access to information and the demystification of knowledge are the currency of this century despite the efforts exerted by some retention. Production’s "open source" plays and will continue to play a very important role in sharing and disseminating knowledge and expertise. The present book embodies such a state of mind.
The book reflects the ideas of nineteen academic and research experts from different countries. It provides an overview of the state-of-the-art, outlines the experts’ knowledge and their efforts to provide readers with quality content explaining new directions and emerging trends in Orthodontics. The book should be of great value to both orthodontic practitioners and to students in orthodontics, who will find learning resources in connection with their fields of study. This will help them to acquire valid knowledge and excellent clinical skills.
Last but not at least, I would like to express my deep gratitude to the editorial team and colleagues who havecontributed, one way or another, to the fulfilment of this work.

Farid Bourzgui

Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hassan II Ain Chok


 1 Orthodontic Treatment Need: An Epidemiological Approach 3 
Carlos Bellot-Arcís, José María Montiel-Company and José Manuel Almerich-Silla

 2 3D Facial Soft Tissue Changes Due to Orthodontic Tooth Movement 29 R.A. Al-Sanea, B. Kusnoto and C.A. Evans

 3 Are the Orthodontic Basis Wrong? Revisiting Two of the Keys to Normal Oclusion (Crown Inclination and Crown Angulation) in the Andrews Series 53 C. Jiménez-Caro, F. de Carlos, A.A. Suárez, J.A. Vega and J. Cobo

 4 The Importance and Possibilities of Proper Oral Hygiene in Orthodontic Patients 69 Melinda Madléna

 5 Other Applications of Photo Catalyst in Dental Treatments in Diverse Fields 111 Seung-Ho Ohk and Hyeon-Shik Hwang

 6 Genetic Factors Affecting Facial Growth 125 James K. Hartsfield Jr., Lorri Ann Morford and Liliana M. Otero

 7 A Simplified Method to Determine the Potential Growth in Orthodontics Patients 153 Gladia Toledo Mayarí

 8 Three-Dimensional Imaging and Software Advances in Orthodontics 177 Ahmed Ghoneima, Eman Allam, Katherine Kula and L. Jack Windsor

 9 The Use of Mini-Implants (Temporary Anchorage Devices) in Resolving Orthodontic Problems 195  P. Salehi, S. Torkan and S.M.M. Roeinpeikar

 10 Management of Dental Impaction 219 Farid Bourzgui, Mourad Sebbar, Zouhair Abidine and Zakaria Bentahar

 11 Uprighting of the Impacted Second Mandibular Molar with Skeletal Anchorage 247 Stefano Sivolella, Michela Roberto, Paolo Bressan, Eriberto Bressan, Serena Cernuschi, Francesca Miotti and Mario Berengo

 12 Guidelines for “Surgery First” Orthodontic Treatment 265 Jeong Hwan Kim, Niloufar Nouri Mahdavie and Carla A. Evans

 13 Spectrum of Factors Affecting Dental Arch Relationships in Japanese Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Patients 301 Mohammad Khursheed Alam, Takashi S. Kajii and Junichiro Iida

 14 Occlusion, Orthodontic Treatment and Temporomandibular Disorders: Myths and Scientific Evidences 327 Ephraim Winocur and Alona Emodi-Perlman

 15 Orthodontic Treatment and Temporomandibular Disorders 341 Ticiana Sidorenko de Oliveira Capote, Silvana Regina Perez Orrico, Juliana Álvares Duarte Bonini Campos, Fernanda Oliveira Bello Correa and Carolina Letícia Zilli Vieira

 16 Temporomandibular Disorders and Orthodontic Treatment – A Review with a Reported Clinical Case 351 Tomislav Badel, Miljenko Marotti and Ivana Savić Pavičin

 17 Dentofacial Aspects of the Changes in Body Posture, Investigation Procedures 377 Emil Segatto and Angyalka Segatto

 18 Risks and Complications Associated with Orthodontic Treatment 403 Cristina Teodora Preoteasa, Ecaterina Ionescu and Elena Preoteasa

 19 Root Resorption in Orthodontics: An Evidence-Based Approach 429 Leandro Silva Marques, Paulo Antônio Martins-Júnior, Maria Letícia Ramos-Jorge and Saul Martins Paiva .

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