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Workshop Day 6

Aims to

  • Provide an understanding of the developing occlusion.
  • Introduce the concept of interceptive treatment in the mixed dentition
  • Provide an understanding of the use of functional appliances
  • Introduce the concept that certain malocclusions need to develop further before active treatment is considered
  • Provide group interactive learning in a structured manner and treatment planning
  • Provide an opportunity for group interactive learning in a structured manner

Objectives

Following Day 6 dental surgeons should:

  • Be aware of the different ways in which malocclusions develop and at different times
  • Be able to assess when to treat and when to monitor in the mixed dentition
  • Be aware of the different types of Orthodontic force systems especially functional appliances
  • Be able to assess which systems are suitable in different clinical situations