Everyday Orthodontics: Interceptive (Early) Orthodontic Treatment (Theory)
Hands-on Courses
05 Jul 2020, 09:00 – 13:00 Online Live Demonstration Area of interest: Orthodontics

The event will take place online as well as on the location (CAPP Training Institute) at the same time.


Orthodontics is a major part in the field of dental and oral health. 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 Interceptive (Early) Orthodontics. Interceptive orthodontics is orthodontic treatment that is initiated during the primary or mixed dentition. Providing information about this will empower dentists and pediatric dental specialists to identify and manage patients who would benefit from this treatment. This course will review the nature and etiology of early orthodontic problems and discuss how to deal with them. Basic growth and development and biomechanics will be discussed. Furthermore, case selection and orthodontic appliance design will be reviewed. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the controversies surrounding early orthodontic treatment
  • Explain the types of common dental developmental anomalies
  • Examine how to manage patients exhibiting common dental anomalies
  • Discuss strategies the General Dentist - Orthodontist - Pedodontist collaboration to optimize patient health and welfare


09:00 – 09:55
Introduction: Definitions, Controversies and Justifications
09:55 – 10:00
Q&A and Break
10:00 – 10:55
Clinical Scenarios- Dental Crowding and Dental Spacing
10:55 – 11:00
Q&A and Break
11:00 – 11:55
Clinical Scenarios – Eruption Problems
11:55 – 12:00
Q&A and Break
12:00 – 13:00
Clinical Scenarios – Occlusal Relationship Problems
Final remarks and Q&A