Course Director: Burcu Bayirli
Quarters/Yr of Program: Spring / 2
This course introduces the basic principles of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning. It builds on the foundation laid in DENTPC 573 – Orthodontics 1.
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
1. Explain the clinical significance of both arch length deficiency and excess.
2. Describe the Bolton tooth-size analysis for defining compatibility between sizes of teeth and the clinical significance of tooth-size discrepancy.
3. Perform orthodontic diagnosis within the antero-posterior, vertical, and transverse dimensions.
4. Create an orthodontic treatment plan.
UWSOD Competencies: C-01, C-27
Date last updated: 2022-03-29