Written by experts in the field, this essential atlas provides a comprehensive discussion of the safest, fastest, and most efficient evidence-based orthodontic and dentofacial orthopedic

treatments. Leading clinicians provide information on innovative methods and materials

including the twin block technique, the functional magnetic system, the interarch compression

spring, and the Invisalign system. The book also contains thorough reviews of diagnostic

principles, preventive orthodontics, early treatment options, implants, functional therapeutic

methods, and treatment planning for mandibular distraction osteogenesis. Instructive color

photographs and illustrations accompany clinically relevant case studies that demonstrate

key techniques and long-term treatment results.


Clinical information on interceptive orthodontics, including discussions of guided

extraction and functional orthopedics

The biomechanics of orthodontic therapy for fixed and removable appliances

Discussion of anchorage control and septal arch mechanics

The latest methods for solving tooth-size discrepancies, morphologic variations,

and recrowding in the lower anterior segment

1260 drawings, radiographs, and photosmost in full-color

Packed with valuable information for dentists and maxillofacial surgeons, Orthodontic and

Dentofacial Orthopedic Treatment is crucial reading for every orthodontist and orthodontic


Thomas Rakosi, DDS, MD, MSD, PhD, is Professor Emeritus and Former Chairman,

Department of Orthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Freiburg, Freiburg,


Thomas M. Graber, DMD, MSD, PhD, Odont Dr hc, DSc, ScD, deceased, former Clinical

Professor of Orthodontics, Department of Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, University of

Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.