Orthodontic Biomechanics: Treatment of Complex Cases Using Clear Aligner

Book Series: Recent Advances in Dentistry

Volume 1

by

Tarek El-Bialy, Donna Galante, Sam Daher

DOI: 10.2174/97816810831171160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-311-7, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-312-4
ISSN: 2468-5038 (Print)
ISSN: 2468-5046 (Online)



Indexed in: EBSCO.

Orthodontic Biomechanics describes the mechanics behind the treatment of complex...[view complete introduction]
US $
Buy Personal Book
59
Order Library Book
236
Order Printed Copy
*105
Order PDF + Printed Copy (Special Offer)
*134

*(Excluding Mailing and Handling)

🔒Secure Checkout Personal information is secured with SSL technology
Download Flyer

Introduction/History of Clear Aligners

- Pp. 3-7 (5)

Tarek El-Bialy

Abstract

Orthodontic treatment without braces has been introduced more than half a century before clear aligners have been introduced in orthodontics. Clear aligners have been utilized to treat minor crowding for more than a decade. However, in the last few years, there has been increased interest and many publications came out in different prestigious peer reviewed journals about the possibility of using clear aligners to treat difficult orthodontic cases. Different companies that manufacture clear aligners for orthodontic tooth movement spent a huge time span and resources to optimize treatment results and to provide more controlled tooth movement. The research and development included, but not limited to design attachments that can provide optimum tooth control, develop new plastic material that can have shape memory in order to maximize its efficiency in tooth movement and developing protocols for different malocclusions. There is a huge global interest in using clear aligners in orthodontics, however it might take decades for traditional orthodontists to adopt clear aligners in orthodontic practice. This chapter will briefly review the available literature about the background of clear aligners and its future application in orthodontics.

Purchase Chapter  Book Details

Advertisement


Webmaster Contact: info@benthamscience.net Copyright © 2019 Bentham Science