The modules in this subject extend over the third, fourth and fifth years of study. Lectures, practical and clinical work, seminars and discussions on the following: (a) Basic principles and therapeutic measures.
(b) Occlusion: development and morphology.
(c) Development and growth: cranium.
(d) Stainless steel: properties and uses.
(e) Orthodontic devices: requirements and types.
(f) Changes in tissue.
(g) Malocclusion: classification and aetiology.
(h) Examination, aids, diagnosis and planning.
(i) Bad habits.
(j) Preventive and interceptive orthodontics.
(k) Treatment: principles, problems with space, methods.
(l) The role of extraction.