Brackets types and systems orthodontic course

Roth and MBT Prescriptions. Alexander orthodontic philosophy. Damon system. Part of a full orthodontics dentistry course

This course will take you from zero to hero of the following orthodontic topic: Decision on bracket type and system.

What you’ll learn

  • Make decision on bracket type and system.
  • Evolution of treatment mechanics and contemporary appliance design.
  • Edgewise appliance – First, second, third order bends.
  • Straight wire appliance.
  • Roth Prescription.
  • McLaughlin Bennett Trevisi (MBT) prescription.
  • Damon system.
  • Alexander orthodontic philosophy.

Course Content

  • Brackets types and systems orthodontic course –> 6 lectures • 2hr 1min.

Brackets types and systems orthodontic course

Requirements

  • Interested in becoming an orthodontic specialist.

This course will take you from zero to hero of the following orthodontic topic: Decision on bracket type and system.

Here are the main headlines that this course covers:

Decision on bracket type and system

1. Evolution of treatment mechanics and contemporary appliance design

1.1 Edgewise appliance

  • First, second, third order bends

1.2 Straight wire appliance

  • Mechanics with the SWA
  • Canine retraction
  • Methods of space closure
  • Appliance compensation

2. Roth Prescription

  • Justification on modifications
  • Mechanotherapy

3. McLaughlin Bennett Trevisi (MBT) prescription

  • Space closure
  • Appliance compensation
  • Class II div 1 growth modification
  • Class II camouflage
  • Class II Surgical cases
  • Class II div 2
  • Class III camouflage
  • Class III surgical cases
  • Palatally placed upper lateral incisors
  • Lingually placed lower incisor
  • Maxillary lateral incisor Substitution
  • Palatally impacted Maxillary canines
  • Buccally displaced maxillary canines

4. Alexander orthodontic philosophy

4.1 Alexander principles

4.2 Treatment philosophy

  • Diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Bracket selection and prescription
  • Arch shape
  • Treatment mechanics
  • Bracket selection
  • Non-extraction treatment
  • Extra oral forces application
  • Proper timing with class ii elastics
  • Finishing and retention procedures in alexander discipline

5. Damon system

5.1 The Damon Philosophy

5.2 Bracket Design

5.3 Treatment Planning

5.4 Bracket Selection

5.5 Treatment Phases

5.6 Managing Severely Displaced or Rotated Teeth

5.7 Retention