List of Contributors. Preface. Part 1: IMAGING, DIAGNOSTIC, AND ASSESSMENT METHODS. 1 The Legalities of Cone Beam Imaging (Kenneth Abramovitch, Christos Angelopoulos, and Randall O. Sorrels). 2 Three-Dimensional Surface Acquisition Systems for Facial Analysis (Chung How Kau). 3 Diagnostic Imaging (Nicholas Drage and John Rout). 4 Diagnostic Oral Pathology with Computed Tomography (Jerry E. Bouquot). 5 Three-Dimensional Diagnosis and Treatment Planning of Dentoalveolar Problems (Lutz Ritter, Jorg Neugebauer, Robert Mischkowski, Martin Scheer, and Joachim E. Zoller). 6 Referencing and Registration of Three-Dimensional Images (Lucia H.S. Cevidanes, Martin Styner, and William R. Profitt). 7 Averaging Facial Images (Alexei Zhurov, Stephen Richmond, Chung How Kau, and Arshed Toma). Part 2: APPLICATIONS, PHYSIOLOGIC DEVELOPMENT, AND SURGICAL PROCEDURES. 8 Studying Facial Morphologies in Different Populations (Chung How Kau, Stephen Richmond, Alexei Zhurov, Jeryl D. English, Maja Ovsenik, Peter Borbely, and Wael Tawfik). 9 A New Clinical Protocol to Plan Craniomaxillofacial Surgery Using Computer-aided Simulation (James J. Xia, Jaime Gateno, and John F. Teichgraeber). 10 Controversial Issues in Computer-aided Surgical Planning for Craniomaxillofacial Surgery (James J. Xia, Jaime Gateno, and John F. Teichgraeber). 11 Predicting and Managing Surgical Intervention in Craniofacial Disharmony - a Biomechanical Perspective (Stephen Richmond, Liliana Beldie, Yongtao Lu, John Middleton, Brian Walker, Andrew Cronin, Nicholas Drage, Alexei Zhurov, and Caroline Wilkinson). 12 Understanding the Facial Changes Associated with Postoperative Swelling in Patients Following Orthognathic Surgery (Chung How Kau, Stephen Richmond, and Andrew Cronin). 13 Visualizing Facial Growth (Stephen Richmond, Alexei Zhurov, Arshed Toma, Chung How Kau, and Frank Hartles). 14 Use of Digital Models/Dental Casts and their Role in Orthodontics/Maxillofacial Surgery (Kelvin W.C. Foong). 15 A Custom-fitting Surgical Guide (Richard Bibb, Dominic Eggbeer, Alan Bocca, Peter Evans, and Adrian Sugar). Part 3: MOVEMENT AND FACIAL DYNAMICS. 16 Assessment of Facial Movement (Hashmat Popat, Stephen Richmond, David Marshall, Paul L. Rosin, and Lanthao Benedikt). 17 Facial Actions for Biometric Applications (Lanthao Benedikt, Paul L. Rosin, David Marshall, Darren Cosker, Hashmat Popat, and Stephen Richmond). 18 Nonrigid Image Registration Using Groupwise Methods (Kirill Sidorov, David Marshall, and Stephen Richmond). 19 Three-Dimensional Developments for the Future (Stephen Richmond and Chung How Kau). Appendix 1: Sample of Informed Consent for Imaging Procedures. Index.