About the Author
Vinod Krishnan, Professor and Head of Orthodontics, Sri Sankara Dental College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India Dr Krishnan s research interests in orthodontics revolve around the biology of tooth movement, side effects of orthodontic mechanics, interactive and interdisciplinary orthodontics and the latest innovations in orthodontic materials. He maintains a specialty orthodontic practice alongside his academic post, and is, with Dr Davidovitch, the co-editor of Biological Mechanisms of Tooth Movement, 1st edition (Wiley, 2009) and Integrated Clinical Orthodontics (Wiley, 2012). Ze ev Davidovitch, Emeritus Professor of Orthodontics, Harvard University; and Clinical Professor of Orthodontics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA Dr Davidovitch is an authority on all aspects of clinical orthodontics and the associated biological and medical connections but has particular expertise in the effects of low level electrical microcurrents and piezoelectric phenomena in bone during tooth movement. His publication list contains over 100 articles and book chapters and with Dr Krishnan he is the co-editor of Biological Mechanisms of Tooth Movement, 1st edition (Wiley, 2009) and Integrated Clinical Orthodontics (Wiley, 2012).