This is a unique book on the use of the SmartClip self-ligating appliance system, written by an internationally-known authority on the subject. It guides the reader towards the achievement of the best possible results for the orthodontic patient through the use of this new system.
SmartClip Self-Ligating Appliance System: Concept and Biomechanics will be ideal for orthodontists using the preadjusted conventional appliances, for those already using the SmartClip system and for those new to it.
A practical and clearly illustrated introduction to a self-ligating appliance system which involves low force levels, sliding biomechanics and decreased friction
Clear description of a new bracket positioning system, based on the individual characteristics of each tooth, providing perfect functional occlusion at the end of treatment
Stress is laid on the importance of considering occlusion in treating orthodontic cases
Numerous case histories give detailed examples of the use of the system
Presentation of the advantages of the system - shorter patient chair time and overall treatment time, longer intervals between visits, less patient discomfort, better oral hygiene
* A historical overview of orthodontic fixed appliances
* Development of the SmartClip Self-ligating Appliance
* Customized bracket positioning system
* Sliding mechanics for orthodontic movements
* Versatility of the SmartClip Self-ligating Appliance
* Occlusion in orthodontics
By Hugo Trevisi, DDS, Presidente Prudente, Brazil
Please allow 3 - 4 weeks for delivery.
"Examples of beautifully treated cases are displayed in full color throughout the text. Clinicians wishing to treat cases using the SmartClip Self-Ligating System should encounter no difficulty following the text."
Dr. Jacobson, School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, Birmingham AL, USA