POSTGRADUATE COURSES

POSTGRADUATE COURSES

DIPLOMA OF UNIVERISITY SPECIALIST DEGREE IN ORTHODONTICS AND DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS

ECTS: 39 ECTS.
DURATION: 2 academic years (975 hours).
COURSE LANGUAGE: Spanish.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of this theory/hands-on course which leads to obtaining the unaccredited diploma of University Specialist Degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics are:

  • To make up for the deficient education of graduates in Dentistry related to the field of Orthodontics and Orthopedics.
  • To train students how to face with necessary conviction and quality the situations which require the treatments of mild and moderate malocclusions.
  • To train students in working as a part of an interdisciplinary team, carrying out orthodontic and orthopedic treatments.

The special objectives of this University Specialist Degree Program consist of achieving the specific competences related to orthodontic and orthopedic services.

DESCRIPCIÓN

Through this unaccredited University Specialist Degree Program, the student will obtain the knowledge necessary to carry out the diagnosis of different malocclusions, both in children and adults, and to carry out the treatment of mild and moderate malocclusions and planning of the post-treatment stability as well as the management of patients after the orthodontic treatment. The student will learn to be a part of an interdisciplinary team treating malocclusions, and will be able to diagnose, plan and carry out the orthodontic treatment in periodontal and CMD patients, as well as to carry out the orthodontic part of a treatment combined with orthognathic surgery and/or prosthesis and implants.

LEARNING RESULTS

At the end of this unaccredited University Specialist Degree Program, the student will be able to:

  • Carry out the diagnosis and treatment plan in orthodontics in mild and moderate cases.
  • Carry out the orthodontic and orthopedic treatments.
  • Carry out the orthodontic part in an interdisciplinary treatment.

VENUE

Athenea Dental Institute classrooms
Lleó Street 11-13. 1st floor
08911 Badalona (Barcelona). Spain

DIPLOMA

The student, after finishing the Program and passing the subjects required by the Program of unaccredited diploma of University Specialist Degree by Athenea Dental Institute and unaccredited diploma of University Specialist Degree by San Jorge University,  will obtain the following unaccredited Diploma:

  • University Specialist Degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics  with lecturing hours of 39 ECTS.

Diplomas will be issued by Athenea Dental Institute and San Jorge University.

SPAIN

VENUE: Badalona.

LEVEL I:

START: September, 2018 (every Thursday)
END: July 2019

LEVEL II:

START: September, 2018 (every Monday)
END: July 2019

The course DIPLOMA OF UNIVERSITY SPECIALIST DEGREE IN ORTHODONTICS AND DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS by ATHENEA DENTAL INSTITUTE, is validated by the SAN JORGE University from Zaragoza (Spain).

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This course is 2 years long and and consists of 975 hours in total. The student will obtain 39 ECTS.

Subject ECTS
1 Diagnosis and treatment plan 7 ECTS
2 Treatment in permanent dentition. Fixed appliances 1 5 ECTS
3 Early treatment in mixed dentition. Removable appliances 1 3 ECTS
4 Retention and stability 1.5 ECTS
5 Clinical organization 1.5 ECTS
6 Interdisciplinary diagnosis 5 ECTS
7 Treatment in permanent dentition. Fixed appliances 2 5 ECTS
8 Early treatment in mixed dentition. Removable appliances 2 2 ECTS
9 Interdisciplinary treatment 5 ECTS
10 Specialist’s Thesis 4 ECTS

First level: 18 ECTS

First level classes: on Tuesdays starting from September 2017.

Subject 1: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT PLAN

Preliminary bases.
Diagnosis.
Models Study.
Ricketts, Steiner and McNamara Cephalometry.
Mounting in the articulator.
Conversion of cephalometric tracing from MI to CR.
Growth prediction without treatment.
Visual Treatment Objective.
Treatment plan.
Dental photography.
Bone age study.

Hands-on: Model study, cephalometry, and treatment plan of different case reports.

Subject 2: TREATMENT IN PERMANENT DENTITION. FIXED APPLIANCES 1

Fixed appliances. Straight Wire Technique.
Direct and indirect bonding.
Treatment on typodont with Straight Wire Technique.
Fabrication of different types of arch wires, adjustment and ligating.
Metallic and elastic ligatures. Elastic chain. Elastic thread.
Splinting ligature. Different types of ligatures.
Case finishing.

Hands-on: Treatment on typodont of Class I, Class II/1, Class II/2 and Class III malocclusions.

Subject 3: EARLY TREATMENT IN MIXED DENTITION. REMOVABLE APPLIANCES 1

Interceptive orthodontics.
Active plates.
Headgear.
CA plate.
CF plate.
Duyzings plate.
Twin Block.
Functional appliances.

Hands-on:
Appliances identification.
Adjustment and activation of removable appliances.
Fabrication of arch wires and retainers.

Subject 4: RETENTION AND STABILITY

Relapse definition.
Relapse causes.
Scientific bases  for post-treatment stability.
Factors related to relapse.
Wisdom teeth evaluation.
Habits and dysfunctions presence evaluation.
Adverse post-treatment growth evaluation.
Orthodontic appliances used in retention phase.
Hawley plates.
Round Retainer.
Optical-retainer.
Fixed retention.
Lingual porcelain or composite veneers.
Retention using occlusal splints.
Retention with invisible plastic orthodontic systems.
Double retention.

Subject 5: CLINICAL ORGANIZATION

Administrative assignments.
Clinical assignments.
Cross infection control.
Team work.
Appointments organizing.
Call-recall system.
Financial management of an orthodontic clinic.

Second level: 21 ECTS

Second level classes: On Mondays starting from September 2018.

Materia 6: DIAGNÓSTICO INTERDISCIPLINARIO

Diagnóstico funcional.
Diagnóstico por edades de modelos y radiografías.
Elaboración del plan de tratamiento.
Diagnóstico interrelacionado con periodoncia.
Diagnóstico interrelacionado con disfunción cráneo-mandibular.
Diagnóstico interrelacionado con tratamientos quirúrgicos.
Diagnóstico interrelacionado con prótesis.

Prácticas: Presentación de casos clínicos de profesores y alumnos y discusión de los mismos.

Materia 7: TRATAMIENTO EN DENTICIÓN DEFINITIVA. APARATOLOGÍA FIJA 2

Straight Wire Technique.
Customized prescription.
Direct and indirect bonding using customized prescription.
Standard arch wires and previous arch wires sequence.
Anchorage with microimplants.
Typical and atypical extraction cases.
Loops mechanics and sliding mechanics.
Expansion and separation treatments with or without microimplants.
Distalization treatment with or without microimplants.
Stripping treatment.
Protrusion treatments with or without microimplants.
Anterior and lateral open bite treatment with or without microimplants.
Anterior deep bite treatment with or without microimplantes.
Positive dentoalveolar discrepancy treatment.
Intermaxillary discrepancy treatment. Sagittal and transverse asymmetries treatment.

Hands-on:
Exercises on typodont.
Professors and students’ case reports presentation and discussion.

Subject 8: EARLY TREATMENT IN MIXED DENTITION. REMOVABLE APPLIANCES 2

Orthodontic and orthopedic treatment in mixed dentition.
Interceptive management an muscular reeducation exercises.

Hands-on:
Exercises on appliances and transparent human models.
Professors and students’ case reports presentation and discussion.

Subject 9: INTERDISCIPLINARY TREATMENT

Interrelation with other specialties.
Retained teeth treatment.
Surgical cases treatment.
Orthodontic treatment in periodontal patient.
Orthodontic, preprosthetic and implant-aided treatment.
Orthodontic treatment combined with orthognathic surgery.

Hands-on: Professors and students’ case reports presentation and discussion.

Subject 10: SPECIALIST’S THESIS

Health sciences research
Types of scientific studies
Scientific study design
Interpretation and analysis of biomedical documents
Oral communication
Elaboration of an Specialist’s Degree Thesis research work
Defense of an Specialist’s Degree Thesis research work

INSTRUMENTS

  • Cephalometric template
  • Caliper
  • Color pencils (red, blue, green, brown)
  • Pencil, rubber, pencil sharpner
  • Calculator
  • Angle pliers
  • Three Jaw Pliers (Aderer)
  • Arch forming pliers (flat and grooved)
  • Hard wire cutter
  • Begg pliers
  • Omega Tweed loop pliers
  • De la Rosa Grooved pliers
  • Ligature Cutter
  • Brackets positioner
  • Mathieu pliers
  • Curved mosquito forceps (fine tip)
  • Ligature conductor
  • Torquing plier and torquing key
  • Bracket Holder.
  • Mershon Band Pusher
  • Wax knife
  • Alcohol torch
  • Cement spatula, side spatula, plaster spatula, rubber mixing bowl, Dappen glass.
  • Crystal tile
  • Semi adjustable articulator

SYLLABUS

The syllabuses will be available at ATHENEA DENTAL INSTITUTE online Campus.

MATERIALS

ATHENEA DENTAL INSTITUTE provides all necessary materials for hands-on part. Its costs will be charged apart.

TEACHING STAFF

Echarri-Pablo Director
Dr. Pablo Echarri
Spain
Pedernera-Martin Dr. Martín Pedernera
Spain
Dr. Miguel Ángel Pérez Campoy
Spain

PRICE

2-year course price: 15.795 euros

WAY OF PAYMENT

Matriculation: 1.495 euros
The rest of 14.300 euros will be charged through direct debit in 22 installments of 650 euros each.

ADMISSION

The number of places is limited, and they will be allotted by the first book first given system. The registrations received after the completing the available places will be put on waiting list in case of cancellations. The registration fee of those who don’t achieve a place will be paid back in its totality.

CANCELLATION

In case you are forced to cancel your registration, it is necessary to inform us about it 20 days before the beginning of the course in order to have the right to refund of the entire amount you paid. If the registration is cancelled after this date, the fee will be refunded with 30% of retention for organizing costs. If the cancellation takes place after the beginning of the course, there will be no refunding whatsoever.

ATHENEA DENTAL INSTITUTE reserves the right to modify the course program or to cancel the course in case there are insufficient registrations. The registration fee will be refunded in its totality.

OBSERVATIONS

Theory classes will be held with audiovisual aid. Making photos or total or partial recording of the courses is strictly forbidden.

DIPLOMA VALIDATED BY:

Documento de validación de cursos USJ

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