MODULES

12 Comprehensive Continuing Modules

Participants will learn from basic principles in orthodontics, the logical thinking and concepts, various orthodontic systems and appliances, how to treat dental and skeletal abnormalities related to growth, airway, TMD, and functional problems. Participants will be taught through theory lecture sessions, case discussions,  hands on exercise, and clinical experiences (available in selected countries only).

MODULE 1

Introductory & Initial

 

  1. Orthodontic Principles
  2. Orthodontic Case Records
  3. Case Examination and Analysis
  4. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
  5. Case Selection
  6. Orthodontic Instrumentarium and Appliances
  7. Orthodontic Systems and Prescriptions
  8. Bracket Positioning

Doctors will understand about orthodontics principles, able to do proper and ideal orthodontic records, starting case selections.

Doctors will be able to do proper systemized treatment planning for effective and ideal treatment result.

MODULE 2

Treatment Planning

 

  1. Conventional and Digital Cephalometric Analysis
  2. Dental and Orthodontic Photography
  3. Soft tissue Analysis and Facial Assesments
  4. Extraction and Non Extraction Decision
  5. Making Appliance Selection
  6. Determination of the right timing for Appliance and Treatment Selection
  7. Growth and Functional Assesments
  8. Dental and Skeletal Considerations

MODULE 3

Self Ligating & Digital Orthodontic

 

  1. Active, Passive, and Hybrid (Interactive) Self Ligating Systems Principles
  2. Bracket and Wire Design in SLS
  3. Expansion and Extractions in Self Ligating System
  4. Customized Bracket Torque, Angulation, and Programmed Wires
  5. Muscle and Functional Mechanic
  6. Introduction to Digital Customized Orthodontic Appliances
  7. Introductory to Clear Aligner Designing

Doctors will be introduced to various self ligating system (SLS) that available on the market. Not only related to certain bracket brands or companies, but it’s all about the mechanics and basic principles of SLS.

Doctors will be able to manage dental anchorages and skeletal anchorages related to specific cases, possibilities, and alternatives.

MODULE 4

Biomechanic & Anchorage Management

 

  1. Biomechanic Principles in Orthodontics
  2. Anchorage Principles in Orthodontics
  3. Dental Anchorage VS Skeletal Anchorage
  4. Mini Screw Implant as Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD)

MODULE 5

Class 3 Correction

 

  1. Dental and Skeletal Consideration of Class III Malocclusions
  2. Maintaining Early Class III Orthopaedic Correction 
  3. Straightwire Mechanics for the Class III Patient 
  4. Surgical Class III Correction 
  5. Diagnosis and Treatment of Pseudo Class III Malocclusions 
  6. Functional and Motion Appliances

Doctors will be able to analyze and differentiate the types of Class III malocclusions, treatment options, and consideration between extraction, non extraction, or surgery.

Doctors will be able to correct Class II problems via growth modification, camouflage using orthodontic tooth movement, or surgical correction.

MODULE 6

Class 2 Correction

 

  1. How Functional Appliances Work and Their Effect on Mandibular Growth 
  2. Non-Compliance Class II Treatment
  3. Timing of Class II Correction
  4. Extraction VS Non-Extraction Treatment Philosophies and The Associated Controversies Concerning The Effect on The Face and The TMJ
  5. Functional Appliances for Class II Malocclusions

MODULE 7

Mixed Dentition Treatment

 

  1. Growth Modification 
  2. Patient Co-Operation 
  3. Early Treatment Philosophy 
  4. Age 3-7 Diagnosis and Treatment
  5. Functional Appliances
  6. Fixed Appliances for Children

Doctors will understand the principles and differences between adult treatment and mixed dentition treatment The Doctors will understand the right timing in treating patient with selective appliance.

Doctors will be able to differentiate between a true vertical growth patient and a patient whose vertical dimension is increased due to environmental factors.

MODULE 8

Low Angle & High Angle Malocclusion

 

  1. Genetic and Environmental Influences 
  2. Vertical Maxillary Excess 
  3. Autorotation of The Mandible Anterior Open Bite Correction 
  4. Straightwire Mechanics for The High Angle Malocclusion
  5. Second Molar Replacement Therapy

MODULE 9

Temporomandibular Disorder, OSA, Bruxism 

 

 1. Inflammatory Diseases of The Temporomandibular Joint
2. Hyper-Mobility and Dislocation
3. Classification of Oro-Facial Pain
4. Occlusal Splint Construction Including Flat Plane, Pivotal and Forward Repositioning Splints
5. Airway and OSA Related to Orthodontic Treatments

Doctors will acquire  knowledge and understanding about the common orofacial pain,  disorders of the temporomandibular joint and the relationships between headaches, disc disorders, clenching and bruxing.

The Doctors will understand more clearly the role of the dentist in the management of orofacial pain.

The Doctors will be able to use splint therapy to achieve more stable jaw joints, balanced faces and good occlusion for patients.

The Doctors will acquire knowledge and understanding of the tissue response to certain types of tooth movement.

The Doctors will be able to manage adult orthodontic patients who are susceptible to periodontal disease.

MODULE 10

Periodontic Orthodontic Interface

 

  1. Indication and Contraindication of Periodontally Compromised Patients
  2. Management of Periodontally Compromised Patient with Orthodontic Treatments
  3. Periodontally Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics
  4. Periodontal Considerations After Orthodontic Treatments
  5. Gingivectomy and Frenectomy

MODULE 11

Surgical Orthodontic Preparation

 

  1. The Aetiological Factors in The Development of a Dentofacial Deformity
  2. Evaluations of Facial Soft Tissues
  3. Principles of Surgical Management 
  4. Maxillary Surgeries
  5. Mandibular Surgeries
  6. Maxillo-Facial Distraction Osteogenesis
  7. Combining Surgical Procedures in The Maxilla and The Mandible
  8. Indications for Surgery

Doctors will be able to evaluate deviations from normal facial proportions and dental relationships, and identify those that are severe enough to compromise jaw functions and/or facial appearance.

The Doctors will be able to decompensate the dental arches in preparation for orthognathic surgery.

Doctors will understand how to achieve balanced face, healthy stable jaw joints, and good occlusion for their patients.

The Doctors will be able to design retainer appliances and adjunctive procedures to maximize the stability of orthodontic treatment.

MODULE 12

Finishing, Retention, & Stabilization

 

  1. Indication and Contraindication of
  2. Literature Review of Studies Associated with Orthodontic Stability
  3. Reorganisation of The Periodontal Tissues 
  4. Occlusal Changes Related to Growth 
  5. “Active” Retention Philosophies in Growing Patients 
  6. Removable VS Fixed Retention
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