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  1. The 20 Principles of the Alexander Discipline
    The 20 Principles of the Alexander Discipline
    The 20 Principles of the Alexander Discipline
    The 20 Principles of the Alexander Discipline
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  2. The 20 Principles of the Alexander Discipline

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Introduced in 1978, the Alexander Discipline represents a unique approach to orthodontic treatment; today, legions of clinicians around the world apply its 20 master principles in their practices. An outgrowth of the Tweed technique, these basic principles have been developed empirically over many years in the author s own practice. Complete records of patients treated by the author dating back 25 years are presented to demonstrate specific results and the stability of treatment. This book will be of strong interest to anyone involved in the study or practice of orthodontics.


1. Effort Equals Results

2. There Are No Little Things

3. The KISS Principle

4. Establish Goals for Stability

5. Plan Your Work, Then Work Your Plan

6. Use Brackets Designed for Specific Prescriptions

7. Build Treatment into Bracket Placement

8. Exploit Growth to Obtain Predictable Orthopedic Correction

9. Establish Ideal Arch Form

10. Follow a Logical Achwire Sequence

11. Consolidate Arches Early in Treatment

12. Ensure Complete Bracket Engagement and Maintain Consolidation

13. Let It Cook!

14. Level the Arches and Open the Bite with Reverse-Curve Archwires

15. Create Symmetry

16. Use Intraoral Elastics to Coordinate the Arches

17. Use Nonextraction Treatment Whenever Possible

18. Use Extraction Treatment Whenever Necessary

19. Careful Appliance Removal and Retention Will Improve Stability

20. Create Compliance

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1000 mostly colour illustrations
1000 mostly colour illustrations
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

very good quality printed book, as well as intersting contents and humous language.
Great Alexander, great book!
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