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Contents Contributors Foreword Lysle E. Johnston, Jr Foreword Larry W. White Preface Acknowledgments Dedication Introduction Development of light force-Orthodontics: the original pin-a-slot appliance as ancestor to modern brackets Thompson and Thompson Chapter 1 Historical aspects and evolution of ligation and appliances Harradine THE MATERIALS SCIENCE AND BIOMECHANICS OF SELF-LIGATION Chapter 2 Background text: the importance of bracket material properties in orthodontic mechanics Eliades, Zinelis, and Brantley Chapter 3 Biomechanics of self-ligation Pandis, Eliades, and Bourauel TREATMENT OUTCOME- CLINICAL PERFORMANCE Chapter 4 Background text: Essentials of clinical research design Polychronopoulou Chapter 5 Background text: Determinants of tooth movement Basdra Chapter 6 Efficiency and treatment outcome with self-ligating brackets Pandis, Miles, and Eliades Chapter 7 Background text: Root resorption in orthodontics Darendeliler and Cheng Chapter 8 Root resorption with SL brackets Mavragani, Pandis, and Eliades Chapter 9 Background text: Attachment of oral microbial to dental surfaces Smith Chapter 10 Oral microbiota alterations with SL and conventional brackets Papaioannou, Pandis, and Eliades Chapter 11 Periodontal impact of treatment with self-ligating brackets van Gastel, Quirynen, Teughels, and Carels Chapter 12 Treatment biomechanics with self-ligating brackets Birnie Index
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Ligation -- methods.