34456 - Training in Orthodontics 3

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Academic Year 2017/2018

Learning outcomes

At the end of the training, the student will have attended profitably the Department of Orthodontics and will therefore have a preparation that allows to recognize, address and solve quite complex cases related to the orthodontic problems.

Course contents

Diagnosis of the main dento-skeletal malocclusions.

Use of the main orthodontic pliers.

Knowledge and use of the main adhesion materials.

Bracket bonding on the patient.

Modeling simple orthodontic archwires.

Standards and procedures for instrument sterilization.

Preparation and disinfection of working environments.

Guided discussion of the orthodontic and multidisciplinary aspects of clinical cases visited in the department.


Graber, Vanarsdall, Vig. Orthodontics. Current principles and techniques. Elsevier.

Proffit, Fields, Sarver. Contemporary orthodontics. Mosby.

Alessandri Bonetti, Marini, Capurso. Il disgiuntore rapido del palato. Edizioni Martina Bologna.

Caprioglio. Collana di ortodonzia. Edizioni Martina Bologna.

Sfondrini. Ortognatodonzia. Edizioni Martina Bologna.

Teaching methods

Training on the patient.

Discussion of clinical cases at the chairside.

Oral presentations

Assessment methods

Oral examination.

Teaching tools

Instruments used in the department.


Office hours

See the website of Giulio Alessandri Bonetti