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Management of Orthodontic Emergencies course for Dental Practice

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

This session looks at the different types of orthodontic appliances used in current orthodontic practice and some of the problems which may be associated with them.

Learning Objectives

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

  • List the commonly used orthodontic appliances and the problems associated with them
  • Describe management strategies to overcome common problems to be used in everyday practice

This session looks at the most commonly used orthodontic appliances and their components. It will describe which of these components are most likely to cause problems and ways and means of dealing with such problems. It is to be remembered that common problems are just that - common, however, the principles learned as part of this session could be adapted and used as a knowledge base if faced with a more unusual problem.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • Have a basic understanding of the components in contemporary fixed and removable appliances
Instructors / Speakers
Jonathan Sandler,
Consultant Orthodontist

Jonathan has been a Consultant Orthodontist at Chesterfield Royal Hospital since 1993. He is a MOrth Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and an ISFE Examiner. He is also a member of the Angle Society of Europe, and one of only two British orthodontists with European Board Certification.

Jonathan is the author of over 85 peer-reviewed publications, a clinical editor for the Journal of Orthodontics, and a contributing editor to the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. He was chairman of the British Orthodontic Conference from 2004 to 2006 and will be chairman of the World Orthodontic Conference to be held in London in 2015.

Rebekka Nunn,
House Officer/GP Trainee

Rebekka graduated from University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2010. She currently works as a General Professional Trainee working at Newcastle Dental Hospital as a House Officer and in dental practice in Gateshead.

She has always been interested in a career in orthodontics and hopes to move in this direction after finishing foundation training.

Management of Orthodontic Emergencies course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
20 minutes
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