SESSION 4: Learn Early Treatment, Growth & Development, Functional Appliance Therapy

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Session 4

• Introduction Functional Jaw Orthodontics
Growth and Development

Early Treatment
• Objectives of treatment

• The checklist
• Clasps
Sagittal Appliance
• Clinical uses of

Korn Lip Bumpers
• After Marcel Korn (Boston) Mx & Md appliances

Rapid Maxillary Expansion
• How, when, why
• Super screw

• The transition of human dentition
• (Van der Linden) principles of leeway space

Serial Extraction
• The ideal case
• Enucleations, use in Class I, Class II
• For the construction of functional appliance using articulators
• Bionators – To open, to close, Teuscher “The Old Standby”
• Mara Appliance – Simplest, newest for non-compliant patients
• Reading assignment

• permanent dentition

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

Upon Completion of this session, the participant will be able to demonstrate:
• An understanding of GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT as it relates to craniofacial complex
• An awareness based on growth when it is appropriate to TREAT THE MAXILLA & MANDILBLE for Maximum growth potential
• An understanding of which Appliances are used to treat HABITS & CROSSBITES (R.M.C)
• How to develop arches with a KORN LIP BUMPERS & R.M.E.
• How to make, use, adjust & monitor the KUSSICK BONE REMODELER
• An understanding of EARLY INTERCEPTIVE ORTHODONTICS, and how AIRWAY, POSTURE AND TOGUE AFFECT TREATMENT OUTCOMES
• How to use the PRE-FUNCTIONAL CHECKLIST for Phase 1 treatment
• An understanding of ORTHOPEDIC TREATMENT, reviewing Functional Appliances choices & how to use them
• How & when to use the M.A.R.A Appliance.
• Reading assigned
20 AGD Credits per Session, 15 RCDSO “Category 2” CE per Session

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Session 8
course outline