Self-ligating Brackets in Orthodontics
Promising numerous advantages in design, treatment efficacy, and reduced treatment time, self-ligating brackets have become a major part of modern orthodontic practice. Self-Ligating Brackets in Orthodontics: Current Concepts and Techniques summarizes contemporary information and clinical studies on these popular systems, integrating them with the authors' practical, hands-on experience. Encompassing all aspects of treatment with self-ligating fixed appliances from biomechanics to material properties, including diagnostic and therapeutic principles, this book provides a step-by-step visual guide to this groundbreaking field.
Provides more than 1,500 outstanding color photographs that show the sequence of steps for all procedures involving self-ligating brackets from start to finish
Objectively evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of commercially available self-ligating bracket systems to help you make the best choices for your patients
Covers the full scope of treatment, including oral hygiene, adhesive techniques, biomechanics, aesthetic choices, retention and stability, and more
Includes multiple case studies as well as information on risks and pitfalls, practical tips, and clinical pearls that aid in decision-making and reinforce the treatment concepts
Written by a team of international specialists, this book is essential for all practitioners who want to keep up with the latest developments in self-ligating brackets, expand their services, and offer state-of-the-art treatment techniques. It is a useful introduction to newcomers to self-ligation as well as a guide for experienced orthodontists on how to successfully incorporate this highly popular technique into their practices.