When using the Straight Wire Technique, accurate bracket and band placement is critical to the success of your cases and is the foundation of our Comprehensive orthodontic course. We cover in detail the features and benefits of the Straight Wire bracket and how to obtain the proper placement using accurate measurements. This segment features a lecture, project video, an online test, and a hands-on project for you to complete and is also a beneficial mini ortho course for your staff members.
COURSE OBJECTIVES - You will learn how the features of the Straight Wire appliance effects the tooth tip, torque, in and out alignment, rotation and the curve of spee. We will detail how to measure for accurate bracket and band placement and show you bracket placement on a typodont and in the mouth. You will have the opportunity to practice these techniques on a typodont.
Mini Ortho Course Outline - Proper Bracket and Band Placement
I. Principles and Mechanics of the Straight-Wire Bracket and Philosophy
II. Understanding Correct Bracket Placement and the Principles of Movement
III. Tip and Torque Relationship
IV. Level, Align and Rotate (LAR)
V. Direct Bond Bracketing of Anatomical Teeth Project
VI. Placement of separators for Molar Band Placement
VII. Sizing and Cementing Molar Bands
VIII. In the Mouth Procedures to Include:
Bracket Placement Aids
Cements and Materials
Post Operative Procedures
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Our mission is to make the orthodontic teachings of Dr. Robert "Big Bob" Gerety accessible to all dentists who have an interest in learning his program. By offering an "All Inclusive Orthodontic Program" we believe we can make it possible for everyone who has a desire to learn orthodontics.
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