This course will take you from zero to hero of the following orthodontic topics: Orthodontic tooth movement; Biomechanics of tooth movement and Anchorage.
Here are the main headlines that this course covers:
Orthodontic tooth movement
1. Role and structure of periodontal ligament
2. Theory of tooth movement
3. Optimal orthodontic force
4. Tissue response to orthodontic force
4.1 Changes in the pressure zone
4.2 Changes in the tension zone
5. Stages of tooth movement
6. Types of force based on magnitude and force decay.
7. Effects on drugs on the response to orthodontic force
Biomechanics of tooth movement
2. Laws of Newton
3. Definition of force
4. Definition of center of resistance
5. Center of rotation
6. Definition of moment
7. Types of dental movements
7.3 Root movement
8. Definition of a couple
9. Static equilibrium
10. Action and reaction
11. Deep bite correction
12. Correction of bilateral posterior open bite
13. Correction of anterior cross bite
14. Use of V bend
15. Diastema closure
1.Definition for anchorage
2. Classification of anchorage
2.1 Intraoral or extraoral
2.2 Intramaxillary and intermaxillary
2.3 Type A, Type B, Type C
3. Intramaxillary anchorage
Soft tissue anchorage
4. Intermaxillary anchorage
5. Extraoral anchorage
6. Indications for anchorage
7. Factors to consider determining the type of anchorage
8. Tips to reinforce posterosuperior anchorage
9. Tips to reinforce anteroinferior anchorage
10. Types of anchorage
10.1.1. Minimal Anchorage.
Arch wire tie back.
10.2. Moderate Anchorage.
10.3. Maximum or Severe Anchorage.
10.4. Absolut Anchorage