Course Outline

WEEK 1

  • Oral and Dental Anatomy
  • Different Styles Of Braces
  • Intra-oral Anatomy
  • Individual Tooth Anatomy
  • Parts Of The Tooth
  • Tooth Surfaces
  • Tooth Charting
  • Tooth Numbering
  • Tooth Development
  • Bite Classifications

WEEK 2 (ACCELERATED CLASS STARTS)

  • Orthodontic Instruments & Auxiliaries
  • Parts Of The Braces
  • Instrument Names & Function
  • Infection Control & Sterilization

WEEK 3

  • Diagnostic Records
  • Impressions Technique & Trouble Shooting
  • Bite Registrations
  • Photographs

WEEK 4

  • Pouring Impressions
  • Separators
  • Archwires & Application

WEEK 5

  • Band Fitting
  • Cement Mixing

WEEK 6

  • Bonding
  • Space Closure Techniques
  • Fixed / Removable Appliances

WEEK 7

  • Patient Care / Instructions
  • Intra-Oral Auxiliaries
  • Headgear / Chin Cup / Elastics

WEEK 8

  • Deband
  • Chart Abbreviations
  • Resume Writing
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