• Course Code: ORTD424
  • Credits: 2
  • Hours Distribution: (1 Lec., 2 Pract.)
  • Course Type: Clinical Sciences courses (Cln. Sci.)

Course Description

This course emphasizes the skills of comprehensive treatment planning in cases such as arch length deficiency, missing and impacted teeth in addition to providing the students with a good understanding of the interdisciplinary approach of treating malocclusions, management of surgical as well as cleft lip and palate cases. The causes of orthodontic relapse and the importance of retention will be discussed in detail along with the design of different retention appliances. The clinical experience of the student will be reinforced through the early treatment of children with developing malocclusions.

Prerequisite ORTD 423