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Digital Planning and Custom Orthodontic Treatment


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Digital Planning and Custom Orthodontic Treatment

K. Hero Breuning (Editor), Chung H. Kau (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-08777-9 April 2017 Wiley-Blackwell 136 Pages


Digital Planning and Custom Orthodontic Treatment offers a thorough overview of digital treatment planning as it relates to custom orthodontic treatment.  

  • Covers 3D imaging of the dentition and the face with intraoral scanners, CBCT machines, and 3D facial scanners
  • Provides a complete guide to using digital treatment planning to improve the predictability, efficiency, and efficacy of orthodontic treatment
  • Discusses CAD/CAM fabrication of appliances and the monitoring of treatment progress and stability
  • Offers detailed descriptions for the main commercial systems on the market
  • Presents clinically oriented information to aid in yielding high quality and stable results

List of Contributors vii

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xv

1 Documentation of the Dentition 1
K. Hero Breuning

2 Documentation of the Face 9
K. Hero Breuning

3 DynamicMotion Capture of the Mandible 15
Shushu He and Chung H. Kau

4 Analysis of Digital Dental Documentation 27
K. Hero Breuning and Chung H. Kau

5 Orthodontic Treatment Planning 31
K. Hero Breuning and Chung H. Kau

6 CustomAppliance Design 41
K. Hero Breuning

7 CustomAppliance Fabrication and Transfer 47
K. Hero Breuning

8 Monitoring of Tooth Movement 55
Philippe Salah and K. Hero Breuning

9 CustomRetention after Orthodontic Treatment 65
K. Hero Breuning

10 The Invisalign System 69
Orhan Tuncay

11 Custom Lingual Appliances 81
Neil Warshawsky, Thomas W. Örtendahl, Chung H. Kau and K. Hero Breuning

Appendix 115

Index 117