Cannot be taken with: DEN614
Pre-requisites: Yes BDS or equivalent and at least 2 years experience in General Dentistry.


Co-requisites: DEN611

Aims/Description: This module will provide the clinical experience to start developing the key skills required of a specialist in orthodontics, including the diagnosis, treatment planning and management of patients with moderate occlusal anomalies. By the end of the module the student will know how to obtain accurate orthodontic records and communicate with patients and their parents about orthodontic treatment. The student will display some expertise in clinical orthodontic problem solving and treatment planning, adjusting orthodontic appliances and monitoring of orthodontic treatment progress.

Restrictions on availability: Yes This module is restricted to students in the Dental School, who are on the DClinDent in Orthodontics.

Staff Contact: Claire Wood
Teaching Methods: Clinical work
Assessment: Classroom Testing

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