Course I

Maxillofacial Orthopedics

The Course that has attracted over 50,000 dentists Worldwide!

Face the facts … more ortho cases are now being treated on a non- extraction basis and at an earlier age by general dental practitioners. If you wish to develop the orthodontic side of your practice, this is the course for you.

A series of removable orthopaedic and functional appliances, designed to correct structural deformities prior to straightening teeth. It’s easier than you think!

Dr Truitt’s step-by-step tuition, backed by over 2,000 slides documenting numerous cases, will give you all the tools you need to begin treating cases immediately.

Course I Content

Friday & Saturday

  • Concepts of Orthopaedic treatment.
  • Defining the difference between a dental and skeletal malocclusion.
  • Cephalometric evaluation.
  • The importance of anchorage.
  • Appliance selection, construction and activation: Schwarz; Jackson; Sagittal; Crozat; Bionator; Twin Block; Williams and others.
  • Case examples: Class I; Class II and Class III Malocclusions.
  • X-Bite correction, anterior and posterior.
  • Anterior open and closed bites.
  • Appliance Therapy continued.
  • Cephalometric Evaluation continued.
  • Setting up your practice for marketing Orthopaedics as a private option to standard NHS extraction therapy.
  • Self Evaluation Examination.
  • Introduction to Delta Force Bracket System.

Case evaluation classes are held break times and after each days lecture. You are encouraged to bring your study casts for assessment.