SESSION 6: Learn the business of orthodontics. Learn to look for airway problems early. Learn “Mullingan Mechanics” Part 1 and learn to apply knowledge, hands on

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Session 6

Session 6

Review of Functional Appliances Airway Considerations
• “Adenoid Faces”, Anatomy Nose, Tonsils, Adenoids
• Airway obstruction and relationship to craniofacial growth
• Sleep Apnea Prevention
• Referral to ENT
L.F.S: Long Face Syndrome
• Orthodontic considerations
Posterior Bite Blocks
• spring load bite blocks
Active Vertical Correctors (AVC)
• Video Dr. Dillanger
• Clinical Management
Wire Review Session
Mulligan Mechanics Part I
• Forces & Moments
• Differential Torque
• Class II, O.B & O.J, correction using 2 bands & 4 brackets & tip back bends
• Partial Arch Mechanics
• Partial vs Full Arch Treatent
Problem List, Solution List
• Vertical Checklist
McNamara’s Analysis
• Use of McNamara’s Analysis – ceph exercises
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
• The Golden Divider
The Business of Orthodontics
• Records of appts / Behaviour / Oral Hygiene / Appliance Adjustment / Mechanics
• consultations
• Finance, fees
• The CSW chart system

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

Upon Completion of this session, the participant will be able to demonstrate:
• An understanding COMMON SENSE MECHANICS (Mulligan Mechanics) PART 1

• Working knowledge of WIRE DESIGN, STOPPED ARCHES, BENDS USED, PLIERS USED, DIFFERENTIAL TOQUE for Class II Correction & Full vs Partial Strap up

• How to use GOLDEN DIVIDERS

• An understanding AIRWAY CONSIDERATION, L.F.S, A.V.C’s and THE VERTICAL CHECKLIST

• How to Diagnose and Treat GUMMY SMILES

• An understanding THE BUSINESS OF ORTHODONTICS in a G.P. office

• An understanding McNamara’s DX & hands on how to efficiently CEPHS

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

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