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Development of the Human Dentition

Development of the Human Dentition

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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 funcational factors. Subsequently, the development of orthodontic malocclusions is presented, followed by the effects of untimely loss of deciduous teeth.

- Formation of Teeth
- Jaw Growth During Formation and Eruption of Deciduous Teeth
- The First Transitional Period: Transition of Incisors and Emergence of First Permanent Molars
- Intratransitional Period
- The Second Transitional Period: Transition of Canines and Deciduous Molars/Premolars and Emergence of Second Permanent Molars
- Changes in Molar Region
- The Adult Dentition
- General Aspects of the Development of the Dentition
- Growth and Development of the Facial Complex: Interactions Among the Dentition, Skeleton, and Function
- Abnormalities of the 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

Biographie de l'auteur :

About the Author: Dr Frans P.G.M. van der Linden is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Orthodontics at Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands. From 1962 until 1995, he held the position of Professor and Chairman of Orthodontics at the Radboud University Nijmegen. Dr Van der Linden has devoted his professional life to in incorporating basic and clinical research results into the theory and practice of orthodontics, and his long-lasting activities in research and teaching have been widely recognized. He is an internationally recognized lecturer and has published more than 200 papers and a number of books. His main contribution is a series of six textbooks on orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics.

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