Essentials of Orthodontics

Sridhar Premkumar

 

Essentials of Orthodontics is a compendium of significant and pertinent information related to Orthodontics, a subject that seems to have evolved over the past 100 years. This book provides a comprehensive overview of all areas of Orthodontics, from Growth and Development to retention and relapse. The book also acts as a refresher to the reader’s memory on fundamentals necessary for diagnosis and treatment planning. This book has been accepted well as an indispensable book among dental UGs and dentists who need smooth transition into the field of orthodontics. The significant information presented in highly organized framework had successfully suited various educational settings, be it exam preparation or understanding theoretical models or practical implications for clinical practice.

This fourth edition is upgraded and offers more succinct content based on the enormous current knowledge available in the theory and research sector of orthodontics.

Satisfies amended syllabus norms of Dental Council of India (DCI) and various international universities

. The single colour format is replaced with vivid colours to convey textbook structure effortlessly

. The entire book had been grouped into 11 sections with every chapter containing optimized outline to provide a gist of what to explore

. Numerous subsections and a thorough index that favors quick access to the readers

. Illustrations that can be readily associated with the learned concepts for correlation, interpretation and recollection by the students

. Tables, flowcharts and figures that are revisited, revised and refurbished

Sridhar Premkumar MDS is a well-recognized book author currently working as Professor and Head, Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Formerly Principal in charge, at Tamil Nadu Government Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India.

He joined Tamil Nadu Government service by securing First rank in the Public service commission examination. He has numerous publications to his credit and is an active researcher; acclaimed speaker in national forums and reviewer in international and national journals.

He is a certified biomedical waste trainer for Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project and also certified Reiki and Pranic Healer.

He is recipient of two times “State Best Clinical Award” conducted by Indian Dental Association, Tamil Nadu chapter; “Best Teacher for Dental Faculty” in the year 2010 by The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University and “Best Doctor Award” in the year 2018 by the Government of Tamil Nadu. He is also recipient of National awards like three Times “All India Best Research paper” award conducted by Indian Orthodontic Society including the 8th Asia Pacific Orthodontic Conference (APOC) and the 47th Indian Orthodontic Conference (IOC). He has co-authored presentation in American Association of Orthodontics meeting at Boston, 2009. His name included among the biographic records in “2013, 30th Pearl Anniversary edition of Who’s Who in the World: Published from USA” as a honour.

He has authored 5 textbooks out of which three books : Graber’s Textbook of Orthodontics: Basic Principles and Practice, Orthodontics: Exam Preparatory Manual for Undergraduates, and Textbook of Orthodontics from Elsevier and he also has 2 more books: Textbook of Craniofacial Growth, and Manual of Pediatric Dentistry through Jaypee Brothers.

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