Evidence-Based Orthodontics, Second Edition retains important elements of the First Edition, with several new sections to improve its use as a quick and comprehensive reference.
- New updated edition of a landmark text that surveys the principles and practice of evidence-based orthodontics
- Offers practical strategies for professionals to incorporate EBO in their daily practices
- Presents brief summaries of the best evidence for a wide range of clinical topics
- Incorporates information from over 400 systematic reviews, listed by topic
Greg J. Huang, DMD, MSD, MPH, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthodontics at the School of Dentistry, University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, USA.
Stephen Richmond, BDS, DOrth RCS, MScD, FDSRCS, PhD, FHEA, is Professor of Orthodontics and Head of Applied Clinical Research and Public Health at the School of Dentistry, Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales, UK.
Katherine W.L. Vig, BDS, MS, DOrth RCS, FDSRCS, is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Developmental Biology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts and Professor Emeritus and Former Chair of Orthodontics at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in Columbus, Ohio, USA.
List of Contributors vii Foreword xi 1 Evidence?Based Orthodontics - Its Evolution and Clinical Application 1 Katherine W. L. Vig 2 Clinical Research Design 11 Robert J. Weyant 3 Electronic Searching for Clinical Trials Information 25 Anne Littlewood 4 Making Sense of Randomized Clinical Trials and Systematic Reviews 37 Kevin O'Brien 5 Understanding and Improving our Evidence 49 Padhraig Fleming, Greg J. Huang, and Nikolaos Pandis 6 Factors Influencing Facial Shape 69 Stephen Richmond, Caryl Wilson-Nagrani, Alexei Zhurov, Damian Farnell, Jennifer Galloway, Azrul Safuan Mohd Ali, Pertti Pirttiniemi, and Visnja Katic Summaries of Selected Systematic Reviews 83 Summaries Contents 85 Preface to Summaries 91 Summaries 92 Additional References 205 Systematic Reviews in Orthodontics 209 Index 261