This unit is a series of lectures and daily tutorials on fundamental orthodontic theory. The topics in this unit include recent developments on the topics of growth and development, craniofacial anatomy cephalometric analysis, biomechanics of tooth movement, biomechanical traits of brackets and archwires. Students are required to read and critically review the designated reading and present their views in the tutorials. The students are also required to complete an assignment on a relevant topic and present it during the tutorials.
5x1.5hr morning tutorial/lecture and 5x2hr evening tutorial/lecture /wk
1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%)
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT5165 or DENT6227