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Orthodontic Retention 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 discusses the purpose of orthodontic retention, indicators for retainers and when and for how long they should be worn. It also describes the different types of removable and fixed retainers available.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain why orthodontic retainers are necessary
  • Describe removable orthodontic retainers
  • Describe fixed orthodontic retainers
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of each retainer type

Orthodontic retention is the use of a fixed or removable appliance to maintain the relative position of teeth in the same and opposing arches, following orthodontic treatment.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have:

  • Completed the e-Den session 7 Management of Developing Dentition/Contemporary Orthodontics/Functional Orthodontic Appliances
  • Completed the e-Den session 7 Management of Developing Dentition/Contemporary Orthodontics/Fixed Orthodontic Appliances
  • Basic knowledge of the histology of the periodontium
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
Orthodontic Retention 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_004
Access Duration (in months)
12
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