Development of the Human Dentition

For almost three decades, Prof van der Linden s classic text, Development of the Dentition, has been the international standard reference in its field. Now, he has updated those concepts in a new edition. Starting with tooth formation and the development of the deciduous dentition, the author systematically takes the reader through the transition to the permanent dentition and through the aging of the dentition. Emphasis is placed on the relationships among the development of the dentition, the growth of the face, and functional factors. Subsequently, the development of orthodontic malocclusions is presented, followed by the effects of untimely loss of deciduous teeth.

Contents: Formation of Teeth Jaw Growth 1st Transitional Period Intratransitional Period 2nd Transitional Period Changes in the Molar Region Adult Dentition Development of the Dentition Growth and Development of the Facial Complex Abnormalities of Dental Arches Class II, Division 1 Malocclusions Class II, Division 2 Malocclusions Class III Malocclusions Open Bites and Nonocclusions Asymmetries, Transverse Deviations, and Forced Bites Premature Loss of Deciduous Teeth Statistical Data

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