ORTD 422   Orthodontics II

Cr: 1  (1 Lec., 1 Pract.)   Prerequisite ORTD 421

The students must be skilled in the recognition, diagnosis, and management of dentofacial abnormalities in the primary, mixed and permanent dentition. Affords students with a solid basis in the interdisciplinary approach of treating dentofacial deformities , management of cleft lip and palate cases. Able to recommend early and comprehensive orthodontic management that should be carried out at the correct time. Identify the cause of relapse after treatment and how to retain the outcome. The proper seletion of correct material for various orthodontic procedures and the proper handling and application potential and limitations of retention appliances.