This superbly illustrated, practical textbook explains how to plan a position for the jaws and teeth to optimize the facial profile for each patient. Written by an internationally-respected author team, this authoritative resource also provides coverage of a new approach to facial planning that could soon become the standard method for orthodontists and oral surgeons.
Content explains how to plan a position for the jaws and teeth in order to optimize the facial profile for each individual.
Challenging borderline cases are discussed, so readers can better determine what is or isn't a surgical case.
A new approach to facial planning is covered.
Illustrated case histories demonstrate the clinical success of methods.
1. Overview - treatment goals restated 2. History-taking - a form-based protocol 3. The clinical examination 4. Record taking - a basis for treatment success 5. Diagnosing the case 6. Treatment planning for the TMJs and musculature 7. Facial treatment planning 8. Orthodontic treatment planning
By G. William Arnett, DDS, FAC, Director, Center for Corrective Jaw Surgery, Santa Barbara, CA; and Richard P. McLaughlin, BS, DDS, San Diego, CA