Post Graduate Certificate Orthodontics for General Practice

Post Graduate Certificate Orthodontics for General Practice

This qualification Is the next step after the PG Award or for those who have some experience in fixed orthodontics and is designed to be relevant to GDP’s who want to build a successful orthodontic addition to their book but with the reassurance, back up and support of a specialist.

12 intensive study days, diagnose, treatment plan and deliver safe and effective treatment with supervision of our team of specialist orthodontists. The support continues after the course with all cases sent into identiti lab being reviewed by a specialist before receiving the go ahead and with lab clients having free access to our online forum where further support and advice is available from our specialists as cases progress.

Delegates are encouraged to bring along their own cases to treatment plan and present as they progress.



£9,960.00 inc VAT

This qualification Is the next step after the PG Award or for those who have some experience in fixed orthodontics and is designed to be relevant to GDP’s who want to build a successful orthodontic addition to their book but with the reassurance, back up and support of a specialist.

12 intensive study days, diagnose, treatment plan and deliver safe and effective treatment with supervision of our team of specialist orthodontists. The support continues after the course with all cases sent into identiti lab being reviewed by a specialist before receiving the go ahead and with lab clients having free access to our online forum where further support and advice is available from our specialists as cases progress.

Delegates are encouraged to bring along their own cases to treatment plan and present as they progress.

Your Tutor

Andrew McGregor

Lecturer / Specialist Orthodontist

Next Intake Dates

2023
22
Jun
10:00 - 16:30
Venue: Bristol Marriott Royal
Study dates 22nd Jun, 23rd Jun, 24th Jun, 21st Sep, 22nd Sep, 16th Nov, 17th Nov, 18th Jan 24, 19th Jan 24, 11th Apr 24, 12th Apr 24, 13th Apr 24
£9,960.00 inc VAT
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Course Content

  • Record keeping
  • Classification of malocclusion
  • Case assessment
  • Diagnosis, problems, aims
  • Aetiology of malocclusion
  • Orthodontic damage
  • Space analysis
  • Tooth movement
  • IOTN/PAR
  • Marketing and how to get a return form your investment in the course (guest lecturer)
  • Alignment
  • Levelling
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Cephalometric analysis
  • Treating Class 1, 11 & 111 cases
  • IPR
  • Detailing
  • Detailing practical/wire bending
  • Monitoring trt progress
  • Debonding
  • Retention – and practical (simplifying bonded retainers)
  • Torque
  • Canines
  • Interceptive Orthodontics
  • Intro to Damon
  • Temporary Anchorage Devices (mini screws) lecture am / TADS practical p
  • Expansion
  • The Damon System
  • Prescription
  • Orthognathic Assessment – who to treat & who to refer
  • Functional appliances
  • Intro to Lingual Orthodontics – Presentation am / practical pm – guest lecture
  • The second molars
  • Full arch v sectional appliances
  • Ortho Restorative Interface Overview
  • Integrating ortho into your practice – An overview of how a general dentist integrated the knowledge and skills acquired onto their practice and changed their clinical practice (guest lecturer)

Course Assessment

This qualification is designed to help you integrate orthodontics successfully into your practice and the assessments reflect that. Most of the assessments can be completed within the guided learning hours but completion will depend on you having your own cases in treatment. EduQual registration is valid for 2 years so you have time post teaching days to submit your cases for assessment and you will be welcomed back to another group to present.

  • case records and diagnosis (models and images supplied)
  • case records, diagnosis and treatment plan (patient case)
  • design your own consent document
  • practical assessments, bonded retainers, sectional appliances and TADs, lingual appliances
  • full case with records from each appointment (patient case to be submitted)
  • full case with records from each appointment (patient case) viva
  • MCQ quiz

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