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Tip-Edge Orthodontics and the Plus Bracket, 2nd Edition

Author Information
By Richard Parkhouse, BDS(Hons Lond), FDS, DOrth, RCS(Eng), Formerly Consultant Orthodontist, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Wales, UK

Key Features
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.
Treatment stages.
Bonding and setting up.
Stage 1.
Setting up Stage 1.
Stage 1 checks.
";Power tipping"; and the Protraction Arch.
Stage 2.
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.
Precision finishing.
The non-compliant patient.
In conclusion.
Tip-Edge Treatment sequence.
Further reading.



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