By Richard Parkhouse, BDS(Hons Lond), FDS, DOrth,
RCS(Eng), Formerly Consultant Orthodontist, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Wales,
Comprehensive illustrated textbook on the use of Tip-Edge by a world
leader in its clinical development
More than 500 illustrations, many in full colour, present clinical,
diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
Explains the demonstrably superior capabilities of Tip Edge and Plus
over conventional bracket systems
Demonstrates the scope of the technique by numerous case histories which
show the successful management of more difficult cases that often cannot
be addressed by conventional means
Ideal for practitioners new to the appliance and those familiar with it
who need to keep abreast of advances in the field
New to this Edition
Includes all the new improvements and modifications in this rapidly
developing technique, in particular, the Plus bracket
New clinical cases show the effectiveness of Tip-Edge Plus treatment in
both American and British patients
Contains an expanded section on how to convert to this demonstrably
superior technique from traditional straight wire practice
Table of Contents
Differential tooth movement.
Dynamics of Tip-Edge.
Bonding and setting up.
Setting up Stage 1.
Stage 1 checks.
";Power tipping"; and the Protraction Arch.
Setting up Stage 2.
Stage 2 checks.
Stage 3: how it works.
Stage 3 archwires.
Stage 3: setting the torque.
Stage 3: threading the deep tunnels.
Stage 3: fitting the archwires (and Side-Winders).
Stage 3: checks.
The non-compliant patient.
Tip-Edge Treatment sequence.