This is a practical guide to the use of the Tip-Edge orthodontic appliance, illustrated in colour throughout. At the moment the system is increasing in popularity, but in 2004 the existing patent on it runs out and prices are likely to come down resulting in a big increase in its use. This is a practical guide to the system by an author with a worldwide reputation. Richard Parkhouse is known worldwide as one of the foremost proponents of the Tip-Edge system. He lectures regularly in the USA, Japan, Australia and other countries.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Differential Tooth Movement 3. Dynamics of Tip-Edge 4. Auxiliaries 5. Treatment Stages 6. Bonding and Setting Up 7. Stage 1 8. Setting Up Stage 1 9. Stage 1 Checks 10. Power Tipping 11. Stage 2 12. Setting Up Stage 2 13. Stage 2 Checks 14. Stage 3 15. Stage 3 Archwires 16. Stage 3: Setting the Torque 17. Stage 3: Fitting the Archwires 18. Stage 3 Checks 19. Precision Finishing 20. The Non-Compliant Patient 21. Post Script 22. Treatment Sequence Further Reading