Everyday Orthodontics: Interceptive (Early) Orthodontic Treatment (Hands-on at the CAPP Training Institute)
Hands-on Courses
05 Jul 2020, 14:30 – 18:00 Dubai | UAE | CAPP Training Institute Area of interest: Orthodontics

Only for UAE participants. The event will take place at the CAPP Training Institute, Dubai, UAE.


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


14:30 – 15:25 Review Orthodontic examination, diagnostic records, problem list development, treatment objective selection
15:25 – 15:30 Q&A and Break
15:30 – 16:25 Removable Orthodontic Appliances
16:25 – 16:30 Q&A and Break
16:30 – 17:25 Fixed Orthodontic Appliances
17:25 – 17:30 Q&A and Break
17:30 – 18:30 Aligners
Final remarks and Q&A