This course will describe appropriate early orthodontic treatment that can and should be done in the mixed dentition. Emphasis will be placed on a diagnostic protocol using a planes of space concept and appropriate treatment timing. Common mixed dentition problems such as anterior and posterior cross bites will be reviewed, giving the clinical protocols to follow for successful treatment. Management of mild, moderate and severe crowding will be reviewed; specifics will be given for treatment timing and protocols. Appropriate habit correction techniques and strategies for the prevention of ectopic impacted permanent canines will be described. This course will give the practitioner diagnostic and treatment strategies that can be used their very next week in practice.
Diagnose using a planes of space concept
Recognize and treat posterior cross bites
Recognize and treat anterior cross bites
Describe options for treating mild, moderate and severe crowding in the mixed dentition
Determine strategies to correct digit sucking habits
Identify and intercept ectopic unerupted canines
Establish strategies for correcting unerupted ectopic canines
If you must withdraw due to unforeseen circumstances, please call 250-472-4747 at least five working days prior to commencement of the course to receive a refund. Dentists will be charged a $75 administrative fee per day of withdrawal, and allied professionals will be charged a $40 administrative fee per day of withdrawal.