M2-1: Conventional Straight Wire Mechanics

Conventional straight wire mechanics, orthodontic bio-mechanics, straight wire philosophy & mechanics.
Geoff Hall Geoff Hall · 18/06/2020
  • Theories of tooth movement
  • History of  orthodontics
  • Orthodontic biomechanics – Forces, Moments and Couples-rotation, tipping, extrusion/intrusion, and translation of teeth.
  • Orthodontic brackets, wires, and auxiliaries – the different types, when, and how to use them.
  • Orthodontic bracket prescriptions and their indications
  • Bracket placement –the importance of and correct positioning of brackets.
  • Direct bonding of brackets
  • Digital placement of brackets and indirect bonding
  • Case portal and 3D viewer

Following the completion of this 2-day program, the participant will understand different theories of orthodontic tooth movement, be aware of simple orthodontic mechanics and the use of fixed appliances, the various bracket prescriptions and their indications in different treatment plans, the various orthodontic wires and auxiliaries and when to use them and how to use them– as well as a full understanding of bracket positioning directly in the mouth and the use of digital placement of brackets in conjunction with indirect bonding.

Reading materials and the course manual are available in the lesson named ‘Course Materials’. You will see both pre and post course material’s and your course manual.

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Geoff Hall

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Course Includes

  • 15 Lessons
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