POSTGRADUATE COURSES

POSTGRADUATE COURSES

DIPLOMA OF UNIVERSITY EXPERT IN ORTHODONTICS AND DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS

ECTS: 20 ECTS.
COURSE LANGUAGE: Spanish.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of this theory/hands-on course which leads to obtaining the unaccredited diploma of University Expert 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 Expert Program consist of achieving the specific competences related to orthodontic and orthopedic services.

DESCRIPTION

Through this unaccredited University Expert 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.

LEARNING RESULTS

At the end of this University Expert 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 Expert by Athenea Dental Institute and unaccredited diploma of University Expert by San Jorge University,  will obtain the following unaccredited Diploma:

  • University Expert in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics  with lecturing hours of 20 ECTS.

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

SPAIN

START: February 2018.
END: December 2018.
VENUE: Badalona, Spain.

Module 1: February 23-24
Module 2: March 23-24
Module 3: April 20-21
Module 4: June 1-2
Module 5: July 13-14
Module 6: Septiembre 28-29
Module 7: Octubre 19-20
Module 8: November 9-10
Module 9: November 30 & December 1

PORTUGAL

START: March 2017.
END: November 2017.
MODALITY: 6 3-days modules (on Fridays, Saturdays&Sundays).
VENUE: Lisbon, Portugal.

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

universidad-san-jorge

This course consists of 144 hours of in-classroom classes and 356 hours of independent work, giving a total of 500 hours. The student will obtain 20 ECTS credits.

Subject ECTS
1 Diagnosis 2 ECTS
2 Early treatment in mixed dentition 2 ECTS
3 Treatment in permanent dentition 2 ECTS
4 Class I malocclusion treatment 2 ECTS
5 Treatment of malocclusions in transverse and horizontal plane 2 ECTS
6 Class II malocclusion treatment 2 ECTS
7 Class III malocclusion treatment 2 ECTS
8 Case finishing and retention 2 ECTS
9 Expert’s Thesis 4 ECTS

SPAIN, 2017

Subject 1: DIAGNOSIS


Clinical history
Functional examination
Classification of malocclusions
Model study by ages
Ricketts, Roth-Jarabak cephalometric analysis
Cephalometric superimposition – Dynamic cephalometry
Conversion of cephalometric tracing form Maximal Occlusion to Centric Relation
Value interpretation and decision taking
Treatment plan execution

Subject 2: EARLY TREATMENT IN MIXED DENTITION

Early treatment in 1 or 2 phases concept
Interceptive treatment
Posterior crossbite treatment
Anterior deep bite treatment
Anterior open bite treatment
Increased overbite treatment
Skeletal Class II treatment
Skeletal Class III treatment

Hands-on
Removable appliances adjustment

Subject 3: TREATMENT IN PERMANENT DENTITION

Principles of orthodontic technique
Differences in treatments with metallic, esthetic or self-ligating brackets
Customized prescription: diagnosis and execution
Direct bonding
Indirect bonding
Treatment of different malocclusions with self-ligating brackets

Hands-on:
Direct brackets bonding on typodont
Adjustment and insertion of arch wires on typodont with self-ligating brackets

Subject 4: CLASS I MALOCCLUSION TREATMENT

Class I diagnosis
Crowding cases treatment without extractions
Stripping treatment
Non-extraction treatment
Extraction treatment with and without microimplants
Positive discrepancy treatment: spacing and agenesia

Hands-on:
Adjustment and insertion of arch wires on typodont according to before explained treatments

Subject 5: TREATMENT OF MALOCCLUSIONS IN TRANSVERSE AND VERTICAL PLANE

Treatment of posterior cross bite: expansion and separation
Mandibular expansion
Asymmetric expansion
Anterior open bite treatment with and without microimplants
Anterior deep bite treatment with and without microimplants
Occlusal plane treatment: counter clock-wise rotation, clock-wise rotation, transverse inclination

Hands-on:

Adjustment and insertion of arch wires on typodont according to before explained treatments
Adjustment of transpalatal bars, Quad-hélix and lingual arch wires

Subject 6: CLASS II MALOCCLUSION TREATMENT

Class II diagnosis
Distalization treatment with or without microimplants
Treatment with mandibular advancement
Non-extraction treatment
Extraction treatment

Hands-on:
Adjustment and insertion of arch wires on typodont according to before explained treatments
Adjustment of Pendulum appliance

Subject 7: CLASS III MALOCCLUSION TREATMENT

Class III diagnosis
Non-extraction treatment
Treatment with anterior traction
Treatment with mandibular distalization treatment using microimplants

Hands-on:
Adjustment and insertion of arch wires on typodont according to before explained treatments
Adjustment of Utility arch wires

Subject 8: CASE FINISHING AND RETENTION

Dates: November 17-18, 2017

Case study for treatment finishing
1st, 2nd and 3rd order adjustments
Intermaxillary adjustments
Occlusal adjustment by selective trimming
Esthetic adjustment
Retention appliances

Hands-on:
Fabrication and adjustment of finishing arch wires

Subject 9: EXPERT’S THESIS

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

PORTUGAL, 2017

(For program&dates in Portugal, please see this page)

 

Subject 1: DIAGNOSIS

– Caliper
– Cephalometric templates
– Color pencils: black, red, blue, green, brown
– Pencil sharpner and rubber
– Calculator

Subject 2: EARLY TREATMENT IN MIXED DENTITION

– Bracket holder
– Height measuring gauge for brackets bonding
– Jarabak or Begg pliers
– De la Rosa pliers
– Tweed loop forming pliers
– Distal End Cutter
– Ligature Cutter
– Mathieu Pliers
– Mosquito forceps (curved and fine tip)
– Ligature Director
– Explorer

Subject 3: TREATMENT IN PERMANENT DENTITION

– Jarabak or Begg pliers
– De la Rosa pliers
– Tweed loop forming pliers
– Distal End Cutter
– Ligature Cutter
– Mathieu Pliers
– Mosquito forceps (curved and fine tip)
– Ligature Director
– Explorer

Subject 4: CLASS I MALOCCLUSION TREATMENT

– Jarabak or Begg pliers
– De la Rosa pliers
– Tweed loop forming pliers
– Distal End Cutter
– Ligature Cutter
– Mathieu Pliers
– Mosquito forceps (curved and fine tip)
– Ligature Director
– Explorer

Subject 5: TREATMENT OF MALOCCLUSIONS IN TRANSVERSE AND VERTICAL PLANE

– Heavy wire Cutter
– Angle pliers
– Arch forming pliers (plain tip)
– Three jaw pliers.
– Jarabak or Begg pliers
– De la Rosa pliers
– Tweed loop forming pliers
– Distal End Cutter
– Ligature Cutter
– Mathieu Pliers
– Mosquito forceps (curved and fine tip)
– Ligature Director
– Explorer

Subject 6: CLASS II MALOCCLUSION TREATMENT

– Heavy wire Cutter
– Angle pliers
– Arch forming pliers (plain tip)
– Three jaw pliers.
– Jarabak or Begg pliers
– De la Rosa pliers
– Tweed loop forming pliers
– Distal End Cutter
– Ligature Cutter
– Mathieu Pliers
– Mosquito forceps (curved and fine tip)
– Ligature Director
– Explorer

Subject 7: CLASS III MALOCCLUSION TREATMENT

– Jarabak or Begg pliers
– De la Rosa pliers
– Tweed loop forming pliers
– Distal End Cutter
– Ligature Cutter
– Mathieu Pliers
– Mosquito forceps (curved and fine tip)
– Ligature Director
– Explorer

Subject 8: CASE FINISHING AND RETENTION

– Torquing pliers
– Step Detailing Pliers de 1 mm, 3/4 mm y 1/2 mm
– Jarabak or Begg pliers
– De la Rosa pliers
– Tweed loop forming pliers
– Distal End Cutter
– Ligature Cutter
– Mathieu Pliers
– Mosquito forceps (curved and fine tip)
– Ligature Director
– Explorer

PROFESORADO

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

PRICE

Course price: 8.500 euros
(Material is included in the price).

WAY OF PAYMENT

Inscription: 750 euros
Payment by direct debit: 7.750 euros in 10 monthly installments of 775 euros.

Observation: For Portugal course price & way of payment, please check this page.

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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Athenea Dental Insitute

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ADDRESS

Ronda del General Mitre, 90 08021, Barcelona.

PHONE

(+34) 935 137 481

WORKING HOURS

10 a 14 hs 16 a 19 hs