SESSION 3: Learn Archwire System Introduction to Mechanics

Session 3

Session 3

• Review Diagnostic System

Archwire System
• Size & types of wires
• Sequencing of Archwires
• Ligation: Elastics
• Power chain
• Bumper, Sleeve
• Brass & Elastic Separators
• Banding & bracketing error review

Ten Hour Force Theory
• Combination, chin cup, ‘J’ hook, vertical pull head gear

Anchorage System
• Extra-Oral, Intra-Oral

Mulligan Mechanics – Introduction
• Moments of force

• Tip back, toe in, toe out, center bend, off center bend, basic arch wire forms
• In-depth treatment planning & evaluation of adjunctive records for Class I

• Non-extraction, extraction, mild class II, mild class II
• At least 2 individual case diagnosis
• mixed dentition

Upon completion of this session, the participant will be able to demonstrate:
• An understanding of orthodontic wire metallurgy
• An understanding of manipulation of orthodontic wires
• A further understanding of moments of Force
• An understanding of extraction and non-extraction orthodontic treatment

20 AGD Credits per Session, 15 RCDSO “Category 2” CE per Session