Diploma in Orthodontics
& Dentofacial Orthopaedics

The Diploma in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics is a UK Accredited Qualification which can be completed online. The course is taught over a 1 year period and is open to students from UK and internationally. The next course intake is September 2023.

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Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics Online Learning Modules

Module 1 - The Biological Basis of Orthodontics

The first module will introduce embryology, growth and development of the face and jaws. This will provide students with an understanding of the biology of tooth moments in orthodontics.

Module 2 - Principles of Orthodontic Assessment and Diagnosis

This module will provide the foundations required for accurate problem identification, case diagnosis and treatment planning, including techniques for photography, radiography and cephalometric analysis.

Module 3 - Orthodontic Appliances

Gain in depth knowledge of the appliances used in modern orthodontics, including fixed, removable, functional, clear aligners and lingual appliances. Learn to identify clinical situations and uses for each appliance, appropriate to cases in day to day clinical practice.

Module 4 - The Foundations of Orthodontic Treatment

Explore the presentation and treatment of class I, II and III malocclusions. The module will also develop understanding on vertical and horizontal issues such as open bite and asymmetries.

Module 5 - Advanced Treatment Mechanics

Build on the knowledge acquired from previous modules with teaching on advanced techniques, including TADS, biomechanics and impacted teeth. Retention, relapse and long-term stability of cases is explained.

Module 6 - Adult and Multidisciplinary Treatment

This final core module covers the common situations encountered when orthodontically treating adults. This will include TMD, periodontal concerns and management, as well as the orthodontic restorative interface.

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Course Duration

12 months online study

Course Fee

£9,995 (payable in installments)