visión de conjunto:Críticas The use of full colour throught makes it extremely attractive and the quality and quantity of information willl make it more than useful for anyone preparing for the MOrth or Master's exams. Once upon a time there was a book called enquire within on Everything- this handy volume comes very close as regards orthodonttics. I look forward to it becoming a standard. Orthodontic Update July 2010 ''A substantial chapter (6) is devoted to describing the procedure for the aquasition of a comprehensive database for the formulation of an appropriate treatment plan. The timing aims and limiting factors of orthodontic treatment are debated in Chapter 7. Shown and described in Chapter 8 are the variety of tooth movements that can be achieved with removable appliances either individually or on groups of teeth. The authors claim to have attempted to write a book that will appeal to students of orthodontics; I believe this they certainly have achieved. Stressed is the necessity of understanding of the basic sciences which includes a detailed description of craniofacial development growth and disease.'' Dr. Alex Jacobson Both a textbook and a work of reference this 400-page paperback is accompanied by a substantial index (over 20 pages). This makes quick referral to any of the subjects included here very straightforward. BDA News May 2011 Reseña del editor The second edition of this popular textbook covers the theoretical basis and clinical practice of orthodontics with particular focus on an evidence-based approach. Characterised by a clear writing style and use of pedagogic features designed to make learning easy the Handbook of Orthodontics 2e contains numerous ‘pull-out’ boxes to aid retention of key facts as well as highlighted essential-references within the text to indicate the associated research. A useful detailed explanation of the key papers is also provided within the bibliography. Exploring the concepts of occlusion and malocclusion craniofacial development and postnatal growth the Handbook of Orthodontics 2e explores orthodontic tooth movement patient examination and diagnosis and treatment planning - including the use of contemporary removable and fixed appliances. Chapters then explore the management of problems in the mixed and permanent dentitions in detail as well as different treatment modalities and orthognathic surgery. Cleft lip and palate and common syndromes affecting the craniofacial region are also included. This new edition of the Handbook of Orthodontics is ideal for final year dental undergraduates postgraduate orthodontic students and orthodontic therapists as well as general dental practitioners with an interest in the field. Moreover the layout makes it an ideal reference book for practitioners of all levels and experience.Portable format makes the book ideal for use as an ‘on-the-spot’ quick reference Provides comprehensive coverage of clinical orthodontics ranging from diagnosis and treatment planning through contemporary removable and fixed appliances to cleft lip and palate Covers the scientific basis of orthodontics in detail with particular focus on embryology craniofacial development growth and the biology of tooth movement Presents over 500 illustrations and photographs – many previously unpublished – to help explain and illustrate specific points Chapters fully updated throughout to reflect the recent advances in evidenced-based practice and new areas of knowledge particularly in digital imaging appliance systems and craniofacial biology Ideal for all members of the orthodontic community ranging from junior post-graduate trainees to experienced practitioners Also suitable for senior dental undergraduates considering a career in orthodontics A new chapter on evidence-based medicine explains how to assess clinical research correctly and appraise the literature Covers new appliance systems in orthodontics including customized appliances and aligners Expanded selection of clinical cases for each class of malocclusion including over 100 new figures New ‘pull out’ boxes summarize the best available clinical evidence making quick reference and learning even easier Important references are highlighted and their impact explained in the bibliography Biografía del autor Martyn Cobourne is Professor of Orthodontics at King’s College London and Hon Consultant in Orthodontics at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. He graduated as a dental surgeon from King’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1990. After a series of junior hospital appointments in maxillofacial surgery and pediatric dentistry he obtained a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1994. A three-year period of specialty training in orthodontics at the King’s Dental Institute led to the award of Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and entry onto the Specialist List in Orthodontics in 1997. He was then awarded a Clinical Training Fellowship from the Medical Research Council in 1998 which allowed a dedicated period of research to take place in Paul Sharpe’s laboratory at the United Medical and Dental Schools Guy’s Dental Hospital working in the field of craniofacial developmental biology. This work culminated in a PhD from the University of London in 2002. A further period of higher clinical training at Guy’s Hospital led to an Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship in Orthodontics and accreditation as a Consultant Orthodontist in 2004. Martyn was appointed as a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Orthodontics at the King’s College London in 2004 and awarded a personal chair in orthodontics in 2011.Martyn is Orthodontic Training Programme Director at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and is an MSc examiner at King’s College London. He is Director of Research at the British Orthodontic Society and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Orthodontics. He is registered on the Specialist Orthodontic List of the General Dental Council.Andrew DiBiase is a consultant orthodontist based at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust in Ashford and works in part-time NHS and private practice in Kent. He graduated as a dental surgeon from King’s College London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1990. After a series of junior hospital appointments in maxillofacial surgery oral pathology paediatric dentistry and periodontology he obtained a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1994. A three-year period of specialty training in orthodontics at the Royal London Hospital led to a Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and entry onto the Specialist List in Orthodontics in 1997. He carried out his higher orthodontic training in Sheffield and Leicester and was awarded the Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship in Orthodontics in 2000 being appointed Consultant Orthodontist at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital shortly after.Andrew is involved in the postgraduate training programmes and is an MSc examiner at the Royal London and Guy’s Dental Schools. He is active in the British Orthodontic Society and he is registered on the Specialist Orthodontic List of the General Dental Council. He is a provisional member of the Angle Society of Europe.