Orthodontics 48 teaching hours

  Orhtodontics is a branch of dentistry concerned with facial growth and esthetics, with development of dentition and occlusion, and with the diagnosis, interception and treatment of malocclusion. During this course, fundamental concepts of growth and development are studied together with human biology as it relates to the development of the craniofacial complex in terms of skeletal, soft tissue, and dento-alveolar structures. Students will obtain an understanding of clinical examination and differential diagnosis, cephalometric measurement, problem listing and treatment planning, concept of basic biology and biomechanics in orthodontics, development of modern orthodontic techniques, and treatment outcomes assessment.