Successful orthodontic treatment outcome – It’s more than just straight teeth
11 Dec 2024 Online Event | 20:00 GST (UAE) | 19:00 KSA | 17:00 CET Area of interest: General Dentistry, Orthodontics


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Orthodontic treatment is becoming more popular due to the introduction of more esthetic appliances and early diagnosis. A review of the scope of practice of orthodontics and an update of the latest advances will be discussed. The main part of the presentation will discuss the necessity of maintaining optimal oral health and hygiene to ensure successful orthodontic treatment outcome. Special emphasis will be made on strategies while using different orthodontic appliances like fixed appliances, aligners and TADs. This lecture will review the nature and etiology of hygiene related orthodontic problems and discuss how to deal with them. Furthermore, protocols for patient follow up and home care instructions will be reviewed.

Learning Objectives

  • Review the different types of appliances used in orthodontics.
  • Review the pathophysiology of dental and periodontal diseases.
  • Understand how to incorporate best oral hygiene practices to deliver optimal treatment outcomes.
  • Discuss strategies for collaboration among general dentists, pedodontists, orthodontists, periodontists, and hygienists to optimize patient health and welfare.

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