SESSION 1: Learn Straight Wire Appliance, Bracketing, Records

Session 1

Session 1

• Introduction to the C.S.W. Program
• Introduction to the Straight Wire Appliance
• Comparison of S.W.A. to the Begg and Edgewise Techniques of Orthodontics
• Discussion of tip torque inout offset

• Six Keys of Normal Occlusion
• Systemized Approach to Orthodontics
• Bracketing System
• Instrumental System
• Straight wire appliance brackets:
• Brackets from various companies
• Standard brackets
• Extraction brackets and power arms
• Special anterior brackets
• Banding vs. direct bond bracketing
• Banding/bracketing procedures
• Banding/bracketing classroom projects and exercises
• Banding/bracketing errors
• Instruments and their usage
• Scanning technique, digitalization

Placement of brackets on models
• Placement of light archwires on models
• Manufacturers of orthodontic products
• General orthodontic nomenclature

Introduction C.S.W. Charting System
• Medical dental acquaintance
• Clinical Examination

Introduction to Records
• Course textbook by Mulligan “Common Sense Mechanics” latest edition
• Journals: Journal of Clinical Orthodontics
• Confirmation of next session’s dates and material that will be required
• Patient education material
• At least 2 individual case diagnosis – permanent or mixed dentition
• Reading assigned

Upon completion of this session, the participant will be able to demonstrate:
• How to mark crown long axis and L. A. Points on typodonts
• Knowledge of reasoning for various L. A. Points on each tooth
• How to place brackets
• Application of light wires to previously placed brackets
• Attachment of wires to brackets with elastic and wire ligation
• Knowledge obtained throughout the session by means of written tests and demonstration on typodonts
20 AGD Credits per Session, 15 RCDSO “Category 2” CE per Session