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An Introduction to Orthodontics
By Laura Mitchell MBE MDS BDS FDSRCPS (Glasg) FDCRCS (Eng) FGDP (UK) DOrthRCS (Eng) MOrthRCS
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Publisher:  Oxford University Press
Edition:  1st
Published:  June 1, 1996
Binding:  Hardcover
Pages:  239
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Orthodontics is concerned with facial growth and the development of the dentition and occlusion. A knowledge of orthodontics is an essential pre-requisite to treatment planning in children and invaluable to the management of adult dentition. This text has been written to provide those who wish to learn more about this subject with a concise and practical guide. It provides sufficient theory and academic background to give the reader an understanding of malocclusion, but also contains enough practical guidance on simple treatment modalities.

All aspects of orthodontics are covered in this book, from management of mixed dentition to adult and surgical orthodontics. Although aimed primarily at the undergraduate it is also designed to be of interest and help to the general dental practitioner who needs an easily accessible source of practical advice.

Author Information

Laura Mitchell MBE MDS BDS FDSRCPS (Glasg) FDCRCS (Eng) FGDP (UK) DOrthRCS (Eng) MOrthRCS (Eng) qualified as BDS in 1981. She is the co-author of the popular Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry, now in its fifth edition. Laura was elected to the Board of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England for a second term in 2009 and has had a number of leadership positions including Vice Dean. She is currently a member of the Faculty's Executive Committee and Chair of the IT Committee. Previously, she served on the Dental Council of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. She has led the development of a number of postgraduate examinations and recently stepped down as Chair of the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship Examination in Orthodontics. She has played a prominent role in the development of Orthodontic Therapists. In 2010 she was awarded an MBE for services to healthcare.

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5.0 out of 5 stars.  An introduction to Orthodontics, June 18, 2009
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Not so many words at the Preface. However, I'm glad that I have it. Mine is the third edition. As the writer mentions, time doesn't mean anything. It is the passsion. I note it down,"At times it does feel as if the first is true, but I presently subscribe to the idea that given the rapid pace of change in any clinical subject that in order to reflect current practice regular revisions of a text are a fact of life". Love never fails. That's keep us as a dentist and flight for it. The book tells fully explanation to orthodontics with easily understanding words. So, it is not just good to a neophyte. It is also good for a dentist that english is not her/his mother language.

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3.0 out of 5 stars.  good, February 18, 2009
By Jawaher Abdulla Almusalim
actuly this book was a recomndation by my prof. he advised me to have it because the information are clear and helpfull in my internship year as a general dentist

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