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DENT ORTHODONTICS

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									DENT 492: ORTHODONTICS 2
(2 credit hours: 1 theory, 1 practical)
Jordan University of Science and Technology
Faculty of Dentistry
Department of Preventive Dentistry
First / Second Semester
Course Syllabus

Course Information
Course Title               Orthodontics
Course Code                Dent 492
Prerequisites              Non
Course Website
Instructor(s)              Dr Emad Al Maaitah
Office Location            Dental Teaching Clinics / JUST
Office Phone
Office Hours               Thursday (1.30 – 4.30 p.m)
E-mail                     efalmaaitah@just.edu.jo
Teaching Assistant(s)      Dr Enas Bsoul

Course Description
This course is a continuation of Dent 491. This course will provide the students with
information about different types of orthodontic appliances, management of different
skeletal and orthodontic problems, retention and stability, orthognathic surgery, and
cleft lip and palate.

Text Book
                               1- A Textbook of Orthodontics; Second Edition.
Title                             Houston, Stephens and Tully, 1992.

Author(s)                  Houston, Stephens and Tully
Publisher                  John Wright
Year                       1992
Edition                    2nd
Book Website
                               2- An Introduction to Orthodontics; Second Edition.
                                  Laura Mitchell, 2001.
Other References
                               3- Handouts given by the lecturer.
                               4- Related E-learning websites

Assessment Policy
Assessment Type            Written exams and continues clinical assessment
First Exam                 first semester Midterm exam (Written)
Second Exam                Second semester Midterm exam (Written)
Final Exam                 Final exam (Written , practical and clinical)
Assignments                Continuous assessment in the clinics.
Attendance
Participation
Course Objectives                                                  Percentage
Undergraduate program in orthodontics is designed to enable
the qualifying dentist to diagnose, analyze and treat common
orthodontic problems by preventive, interceptive and corrective
orthodontic procedures.

The student will be able to:

1. Understand the indications and contraindications for
removable orthodontic appliances
2. Understand the indications and contraindications for
functional orthodontic appliances.
3. Understand the indications and contraindications for fixed
orthodontic appliances.
4. Understand the management principles of class I cases.
5. Understand the management principles of class II div 1 cases.
6. Understand the management principles of class II div 2 cases.
7. Understand the management principles of class III cases.
8. Understand the management principles of orthognathic cases.
9. Understand the management principles of cleft lip/palate
cases.
10. Generate a treatment plan for the orthodontic patient to be
treated by different treatment modalities.


Teaching & Learning Methods
Teaching methods:
   1. Classroom lectures. Power point presentation using a computer, data show
       and screen
   2. Orthodontic clinics
   3. Tests and exams
   4. Textbook reading assignments
   5. Class discussion
   6. clinical discussion
Teaching duration:
   Duration: 4 hours
        Lectures: 1 hour
       Clinic : 3 hours

Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be
able to
Related Objective(s)                                     Reference
                     Perform a clinical examination
1
                     for orthodontic patients
2                    Manage class I malocclusion
                     Manage class II div 1
3
                     malocclusion
                     Manage class II div 2
4
                     malocclusion
5                    Manage class III malocclusion
                         Understand the principles of
6
                         removable appliance treatment
                         Understand the principles of
7
                         growth modification treatment
                         Understand the principles of fixed
8
                         appliance treatment
                         Understand the principles of
9
                         orthognathic treatment
                         Understand the management
10
                         principles of cleft lip/palate cases.
Useful Resources

Recommended textbooks
   1- A Textbook of Orthodontics; Second Edition. Houston, Stephens and Tully,
      1992.
   2- An Introduction to Orthodontics; Second Edition. Laura Mitchell, 2001.
   3- Handouts given by the lecturer.
   4- Related E-learning websites


Course Content
                                                                      Chapter in
Week        Topics                                                    Textbook &
                                                                      Handouts
1           Introduction to clinical orthodontics                     1
2           Removable appliance: construction and design              15
3           Removable appliance: clinical management                  15
4           Fixed orthodontic appliances: components                  16
5           Fixed orthodontic appliances: principles                  16
6           Functional appliance: principles and design               17
7           Functional appliance: clinical management                 17
8           Management of class I malocclusion                        10
9           Management of class II div 1 malocclusion                 11
10          Management of class II div 2 malocclusion                 12
11          Management of class III malocclusion                      13
12          Second Midterm exam (20 %)
13          Retention and stability                                   18
14          Orthognathic surgery                                      19
15          Cleft lip and palate                                      20
16          Revision

Additional Notes
The clinical components of this course will involve examination and diagnosis of at
least 5 cases. This will includes history taking, clinical examination, collection of
diagnostic records and generation of a treatment plan for each case.
The clinical part components:
1. a 3-hour clinic every day for 12 weeks on alternative base( 6 clinics for each
group)
2. Lateral cephalogram analysis (land mark identification and measurements) session.
3. Orthodontic study model base fabrication session, according to the bite.
Assessment of this part will involve:
1. Intra semester continues clinical assessment which will account for 10 marks
2. Final exam accounts for 10 marks, which will be a case presentation including
assessment of the records (photos, study models and Lateral cephalogram), diagnosis
and suggested treatment plan.

Assessment of the continues course (Dent 491(1st semester), Dent 492 (2nd semester)):
First semester (Dent 491)= 20%
               First semester midterm exam (20%)
               Intra semester continues laboratory assessment (20%)
Second semester (Dent 492)=20%
               Second semester midterm exam (20%)
               Intra semester continues clinical assessment (20%)

Final exam= 60%
            Written = 40%
            Lab (wire bending) = 10 %
            Clinical (case presentation)= 10%

								
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