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Fixed Orthodontic Appliances course for Dental Practitioners

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Time / Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery

Fixed appliances are permanently attached to the teeth and allow tooth movements in all planes of space. This session describes when and when not to use these appliances and explains the various main types of its components in use. There are several stages to fixed appliance treatment and these are also explained.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you should be able to:

  • List the indications and contraindications of fixed orthodontic appliances
  • Describe the types of fixed appliances in current use
  • Identify the components of fixed appliances
  • List the treatment stages in fixed appliance therapy

Fixed orthodontic appliances are adhered onto teeth with bonding agents and therefore cannot be removed by the patient. They provide the greatest range of orthodontic tooth movements by applying mechanical force coupled to the crowns of the teeth, which enable both the crowns and the roots to move.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have basic knowledge of:

  • Malocclusions (Class I, Class II and Class III)
  • Development of the dentition
  • Facial growth
  • Bone biology
Instructors / Speakers
Maryam Izadi,
Orthodontist, London

Maryam Izadi BDS, MFDS RCS(Eng), MSc, Morth RCS (Eng) qualified in dentistry from the GKT Dental Institute in London. She commenced orthodontic training at Guy’s and Kingston Hospitals in 2006 and completed this in 2009. During this time, she gained good experience in using removable and fixed appliances.

Maryam is currently undertaking further training at The Royal London and Northwick Park Hospitals.

Fixed Orthodontic Appliances course for Dental Practitioners
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
30 minutes
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