This unit is designed to familiarise students with the important orthodontic techniques including various straight wire modalities, functional appliances, miniscrew implants. Each clinical technique is taught first by typodont simulation and then applied to patients. This Unit also gives the students opportunities to use a variety of bracket types, especially the self-ligating brackets, and build up their ability to choose proper archwires from a wide range of preformed wires. Advanced skills training also covers the knowledge and use of advanced digital imaging systems in assisting case diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment assessment.
5x7hr clinic training/wk.
Viva voce, Wire bending examination
Notes will be distributed in class.
(DENT5163 and DENT5164) or DENT6227