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Use of Aligner Technology 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 will introduce the concept of orthodontic aligners. The features of the appliance and its construction will be described alongside the indications for using aligners, and the advantages and disadvantages of the appliance.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the main features of aligner technology and explain how aligners are constructed
  • List the indications and contraindications for its use
  • Recall the advantages, disadvantages and limitations of the appliance
  • Recall the different aligner systems currently on the market

Aligners are thin, clear, plastic ‘mouth guards’ which fit closely over the teeth. A series of these appliances are used to obtain incremental changes to straighten the teeth, according to a treatment plan developed by the orthodontist or dentist.


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Instructors / Speakers
Rachel Elizabeth Bradford,
Consultant Orthodontist

Rachel is a Consultant Orthodontist for the Department of Orthodontics at Kingston Hospital in Surrey.

Delivery
Title
Use of Aligner Technology course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
07_03_002
Access Duration (in months)
12
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