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Progressive Continuum - Year 1 Objectives
SESSION 2: Learn Cephalometrics, Diagnostic System
  • Cephalometrics and its importance
  • Cephalometric data interpretation

  • Modified Steiner & Macnamara
  • Cephalometric Tracing:
    • Landmarks
    • Measurements
    • Recording of data

  • Diagnostic System
  • Gallagher 8-Step dx Chevron System

  • Complete Diagnostic Records
  • Cephalometric radiograph & tracing
  • Panoramic or full series radiographs:
    • Study models
    • Medical / Dental history
    • Intra-oral & extra-oral photos
    • Thorough intra-oral examination
  • Incorrect records and the resultant effort
  • Cephalometric equipment and manufacturers
  • Nomenclature
  • Introduction to mechanics and treatment planning
  • Confirmation of next session's dates & materials that will be required & reading assignment
  • At least 2 individual case diagnosis
    • permanent dentition
    • Reading assigned

    Upon completion of this session, the participant will be able to demonstrate:
  • Lateral skull cephalometric anatomical parts of reference
  • Horizontal and vertical cephalometric plains of reference
  • Ability to measure, analyse and compare findings to norms to ascertain skeletal and dental dysplasia
  • The initial understanding of Moments of Force

  • 20 AGD Credits per Session, 15 RCDSO "Category 2" CE per Session