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Functional Orthodontic Appliances course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery

This session describes how functional orthodontic appliances work and when their use is indicated. There is a particular emphasis on the Twin Block design.

Learning Objectives

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

  • List the indications of when functional orthodontic appliances should be used
  • Describe the mechanism of action of functional orthodontic appliances
  • Describe the types of functional appliances in current use
  • Describe the main features of the Twin Block appliance

The purpose of functional appliances is to alter the antero-posterior relationship of the upper and lower dental arches.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have completed the following e-Den sessions in Module 7 Management of the Developing Dentition/Normal Facial Growth and Dental Development:

  • Mechanisms of Early Normal Growth of the Craniofacial Skeleton (141-0275)
  • Growth Patterns and Variations: Measurement and Growth Prediction (141-0276)
Instructors / Speakers
Joanne Collins,
Fixed Term Training Appointment (FTTA) in Orthodontics

Joanne Collins BDS (Hons) NUI MFDS RCS(Ed) MSc(ULond) MOrth(Eng) is presently undertaking a Fixed Term Training Appointment in Orthodontics at the Eastman Dental Hospital, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust and Kingston Hospital NHS Trust.

Delivery
Title
Functional Orthodontic Appliances course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
07_04_002
Access Duration (in months)
12
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