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Workshop Day 7

Aims to

  • provide knowledge on the clinical aspects of Orthodontic treatment in the surgery
  • cover clinical use of the materials used in Orthodontic practice
  • provide knowledge of materials science and Orthodontic force systems
  • understand what is required of an Orthodontic nurse
  • be able to critically appraise data and technical information from commercial sources.
  • be aware of the limitations of the materials used in Orthodontic systems
  • to provide an opportunity for group interactive learning in a structured manner


Following Day 7 dental surgeons should:

  • Be aware of the different types of Orthodontic materials and critically appraise their various strengths and weaknesses 
  • Be able to train a dental nurse in what is required for provision of Orthodontic care 
  • Be fully conversant with use of materials in everyday Orthodontic practice.