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DHAA NSW and ADOHTA NSW - Orthodontics with Dr Derek Mahony
Sat. 22 July 2017, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm AEST
DHAA NSW and ADOHTA NSW invite you to join us for a day on Orthodontics with Dr Derek Mahony.
The course is suitable for Dentists, Dental Hygienist, Dental Therapists and Oral Health Therapists.
The course is appropriate for those clinicans that both work and do not work within orthdotnics.
The last hour of the course will be dedicated to scope of practice for Dental Hygeinists and Oral Health Therapists in regards to orthodontics.
Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment in the mixed dentition
The identification, evaluation, control and neutralization of worsening factors in a developing malocclusion.
Review of facial growth patterns and a rational choice of diagnostic and therapeutic orthodontic treatment procedures.
Clinicians will be shown how to minimize skeletal, dentoalveolar and muscular problems, by the end of the transition to the permanent dentition.
- Interceptive orthodontics
- Growth modification
- Patient co-operation
- Early treatment philosophy
- Age 3-7 diagnosis and treatment
- Oral habits: thumb, tongue, pacifier
- Posterior cross bite
- Anterior cross bite
- Allergies, adenoids and airways
- Eruption problems
- Harmonizing width of the dental arches
- Improving speech problems
- Simplifying and/or shortening treatment time for later corrective orthodontics
- Reducing the likelihood of impacted permanent teeth
- Myo-functional therapy
- Maintaining early treatment changes as the face matures
- Interceptive therapies in Class III malocclusions
- Treatment and prevention of craniomandibular disorders in paediatric dentistry
- Prevention and treatment of periodontal problems in interceptive orthodontics
- Prevention and treatment of dental trauma
BENEFITS OF EARLY TREATMENT
Influence jaw growth in a positive manner
Harmonize width of the dental arches
Improve eruption patterns
Lower risk of trauma to protruded upper incisors
Correct harmful oral habits
Improve aesthetics and self esteem
Simplify and/or shorten treatment time for later corrective orthodontics
Reduce the likelihood of impacted permanent teeth
Improve some speech problems
Preserve or gain space for erupting permanent teeth
The day will include morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.
DHAA Members - To obtain the discounted DHAA Ltd Mebership pice you are required to be a financial member of the DHAA Ltd on the date of purchase.
Student Members - Student Members must be an eligible and current student member of the DHAA Ltd at the time of purchasing the ticket. Student Membership expires June 30th following your graduation. Student Membership to the DHAA Ltd is Free.
ADOHTA Members - All ADOHTA members are required to show proof of membership to ADOHTA, please email email@example.com. You are required to be a current member at the time of purchase to either DHAA Ltd or ADOHTA inc.
Dietry Requirements - We will attempt to accommodate all dietry requirements. Please send through any restrictions to firstname.lastname@example.org at least seven (7) days prior to the event.
Cancellation Policy - 14 days notice must be given in writing to email@example.com , if you cannot attend, to receive a refund. Reimbursements will not be made after this time. Registration can be transferred to another person of the same membership status.
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