POSTGRADUATE COURSES

POSTGRADUATE COURSES

DIPLOMA IN EXPERTISE IN ORTHODONTICS AND DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS

ECTS: 20 ECTS.
LANGUAGE: Spanish (Spain, Portugal) | English (Ukraine) | English to Polish simultaneous translation (Poland)

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of this theory/hands-on course 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 Expertise Program consist of achieving the specific competences related to orthodontic and orthopedic services.

 

DESCRIPTION

Through this Course 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 Course 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.

 

DIPLOMA

The student, after finishing the course and passing the subjects required by the Program designed by Athenea Dental Institute and validated by San Jorge University, will obtain the following diplomas:

  • Diploma in Expertise in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics with the academic load of 20 ECTS, issued by Athenea Dental Institute
  • Título Propio de Postgrado: Experto Universitario en Ortodoncia y Ortopedia Dentofacial with 20 ECTS, validated by San Jorge University.

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).

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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

FACULTY

Echarri-Pablo Director
Dr. Pablo Echarri
Spain
Dr. Miguel Ángel Pérez Campoy
Spain
Dr. Noelia Cima
Spain
Dr. Javier Echarri
Spain
Dr. Victor Orozco
Spain
Dr. Claudia Ribeiro
Portugal
Dr. Fady Haek
Ukraine
Dr. Emma Vila
Spain

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

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

 

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

  • Angle plier
  • Heavy wire cutter
  • 3 jaw plier (fine tip, 0.5 wire)
  • Light wire plier (flat, fine grooved tip)

Subject 3: TREATMENT IN PERMANENT DENTITION

  • Bracket holder
  • Bracket height gauge
  • 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
  • Light wire pliers (flat tip)
  • Three-beak 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
  • Light wire pliers (flat 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

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

If a student doesn’t respect the established installments, his admission will be considered cancelled. If a student pays the total of matriculation fees, but he wants to cancel, the following protocol will be followed:

  • If the cancellation takes place before the beginning of the academic course, the student will have the right to get the refund of the total amount of what he paid except for 350 euros as long as his seat can be refilled by the admission of other student.
  • The student will not have the right to any refund if the cancellation takes place after the beginning of the academic course.

OBSERVATIONS

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

START: October 2020.
TYPE: 6 3-days modules
CITIES: Barcelona and Madrid
LANGUAGE: Spanish

DATES BARCELONA

1st session: October 22-24, 2020
2nd session: December 10-12, 2020
3rd session: February 11-13, 2021
4th session: April 8-10, 2021
5th session: May 6-8, 2021
6th session: June 10-12, 2021

DATES MADRID

1st session: January 14-16, 2021
2nd session:February 25-27, 2021
3rd session: March 18-20, 2021
4th session: April 15-17, 2021
5th session: June 3-5, 2021
6th session: July 1-3, 2021

VENUE

BARCELONA
Athenea Dental Institute Classrooms
Lleó Street 11-13. 1sr floor
08911 Badalona (Barcelona), Spain

MADRID
To be determined

PRICE

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

WAY OF PAYMENT

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

If a student pays the whole amount in only one payment, they will have a 3% of discount per year.
Registrations carried out before June 30th 2020 will be subject of 50% of discount of the Matriculation fee amount.

START: November, 2020.
TYPE: 6 3-days modules.
VENUE: Porto
LANGUAGE: Spanish

DATES

1st Session: November 19-21, 2020
2nd Session: January 28-30, 2021
3rd Session: March 11-13, 2021
4th Session: April 15-17, 2021
5th Session: May 13-15, 2021
6th Session: June 17-19, 2021

VENUE

Gabnete portugués Medicina Dentária
Rua Sá da Bandeira, 706 3ºD B
4000-432 Porto
PORTUGAL

PRICE

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

WAY OF PAYMENT

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

If a student pays the whole amount in only one payment, they will have a 3% of discount per year.
Registrations carried out before June 30th 2020 will be subject of 50% of discount of the Matriculation fee amount.

CONTACT

Dr. Claudia Ribeiro
Gabnete portugués Medicina Dentária
Phone: +351 22 203 79 00
E-mail: cribeiro@atheneainstitute.com

START: September 30, 2021
TYPE: 6 3-days modules.
VENUE: Warsaw, Poland
LANGUAGE: English (with simultaneous translation to Polish)

DATES

Session 1: September 30 – October 2, 2021
Session 2: November 4-6, 2021
Session 3: January 13-15, 2022
Session 4: March 3-5, 2022
Session 5: May 12-14, 2022
Session 6: June 16-18, 2022

PRICE

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

WAY OF PAYMENT

  • Seat Reservation: 1.500 euros
  • Matriculation: 1.500 euros
  • Payment by direct debit: 5.500 euros in 10 monthly installments of 550 euros.

CONTACT

kasia@atheneainstitute.com
Phone:  (+48) 666-091-708

 

 

START: To be determined
TYPE: 6 3-days modules.
VENUE: Lviv, Ukraine
LANGUAGE: English

PRICE

Course price: 8.000 euros (Material is included in the price).

CONTACT

Dr. Fady Haek
Dr. Maryan Tsisinskyy
ukraine@atheneainstitute.com

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ADDRESS

Training center:
Lleo 13, 1st floor, 08911 Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
Clinic and tech classroom:
Cartagena 248, local 5, 08025 Barcelona, Spain

PHONE

(+34) 935 137 481

WORKING HOURS

from 9am to 6pm