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Fixed Space Maintainers course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
40 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
RCS, FGDS

This session expands on the concepts of space maintenance in the developing dentition and describes the various types of space maintainers available.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify when a case would benefit from a fixed space maintainer
  • Identify when to use unilateral and bilateral space maintainers
  • Describe the various types of fixed space maintenance including palatal and lingual arches, band and loop maintainers
  • Advise the patient on the correct care of these appliances

Space maintainers are used to preserve arch length following the premature loss or elective extraction of a tooth. They are removable or fixed. This session will look at fixed space maintainers in detail.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

This session expands on the concepts of space maintenance in the developing dentition and describes the various types of space maintainers available.

Instructors / Speakers
Fiona Dyer,
Consultant Orthodontist

Fiona Dyer BChD (Hons) FDS RCS (Eng) MOrth RCS, MClinDent (Sheffield) FOrth RCS trained at Leeds Dental School and graduated in 1989 with Distinction.

After house jobs and Senior house jobs in Maxillofacial Surgery, she spent 18 months in NHS practice in Bradford. She subsequently completed orthodontic training in 1997 in the South Yorkshire rotations, and Senior Registrar training between Sheffield, Chesterfield and Rotherham.

Fiona was a recipient of the MOrth Gold Medal Prize (1997) and Maurice Berman Prize (2001).

She was appointed as part-time Consultant Orthodontist in Sheffield Teaching Hospitals in 2001, where she is currently the Training Programme Director for Orthodontics South Yorkshire and East Midlands. Since 2008, she has taken up one day per week in NHS orthodontic specialist practice.

She is currently Clinical Sub-editor for the Journal of Orthodontics and involved in two multicentre randomised controlled clinical trials.

Halla Zaitoun,
Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry

Halla Zaitoun graduated with honours from Newcastle Dental School in 2000.

Following vocational training in the Northeast and Senior House Officer posts in Manchester, Halla completed MFDS (2002).

In 2003, she started SpR training in Paediatric dentistry in Liverpool where she attained MPaedDent (2006) and MClinDent (2007). Having completed the last part of FTTA training in Sheffield, she attained ISFE in Nov 2008.

Halla is now working as a fulltime NHS consultant in Paediatric Dentistry at Charles Clifford Dental Hospital in Sheffield.

Delivery
Title
Fixed Space Maintainers course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
40 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
07_09_003
Access Duration (in months)
12
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