Cannot be taken with: CDH609, DEN614
Pre-requisites: Yes BDS and at least two years experience in general dentistry


Co-requisites: DEN602, DEN612

Aims/Description: This unit aims to develop a student┐s fundamental knowledge and understanding of specialist orthodontic practice, including the diagnosis and aetiology of common malocclusions, the importance of facial growth, cephalometric analysis and principles of orthodontic treatment planning and mechanics.

Restrictions on availability: None

Staff Contact: Claire Wood
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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