Postgraduate Course: Contemporary Standard Edgewise course (ORTH11002)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course is designed to instruct students in standard edgewise technique which forms the basis of all contemporary orthodontic treatment, and to apply these principles to contemporary pre-adjusted edgewise technique.
The course will cover three days of fulltime instruction and includes:
History of fixed appliance treatment: development of the edgewise appliance
First, second, and third order bends
Pre-adjusted appliance evolution ¿ advantages and disadvantages
Andrews Six Keys
Edgewise brackets - sliding mechanics
Anchorage in edgewise
Space closing loops
Formation of arch blanks
Round wire exercises
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Feedback is usually provided within three weeks of the coursework submission.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Evaluate and discuss the history of fixed appliance treatment and the development of the edgewise appliance and demonstrate an understanding of the mechanics of the modern edgewise appliance.
- Demonstrate an ability to apply the standard edgewise technique for fixed appliance orthodontic treatment in a range of simulated cases.
- Critically appraise the scientific literature surrounding the pre-adjusted orthodontic fixed appliance and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of these appliances.
- Apply the principles of self-evaluation in clinical procedures and be able to critically reflect on the quality of their own clinical work and record this in a reflective account.
- Demonstrate an ability to use a wide range of wire bending techniques to solve common clinical presentations of malocclusion and tooth alignment.
|Reading list will be provided prior to the start of the course.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Students will gain an understanding of the principles of fixed appliances and will be able to utilise standard edgewise technique to produce superior results for their patients
|Keywords||edgewise technique,orthodontic appliances
|Course organiser||Dr Niall McGuinness
Tel: (0131) 536 4964
|Course secretary||Ms Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3979