FJO Consulting and Clinical Case Discussion course – 1st edition

(taught in portuguese)

Course details: 

to be defined

8 hours

Labor – 9h00 – 18h00


Dr. Carina Esperancinha
Medical-Dentist / Functional Jaw Orthopedic Specialist

Certified training

200,00 €


Update on Functional Jaw Orthopedics and Clinic I



See the detailed program here (in portuguese)


Course General objective:

At the end of training, the trainee will be able to:
• Deepen their knowledge about specific diagnosis in Functional Jaw Orthopedics (FJO) and treatment plans with Functional Orthopedic Appliances (FOAs).
• Update their knowledge about the SNs appliances (Simões Network) and accessories.
• Know the whole construction sequence of the functional orthopedic appliances, prioritizing the tracing of the casts, writing the prescription for the laboratory and the verification of the manufactured appliance.
• Deepen their knowledge on the sequence and what are the priorities when choosing the appliances.

Educational Strategic Objective:

At the end of training, the trainee will be able to:
• Perform a diagnosis and prognosis according to the FJO specific methods (Simões, Petrovic and Bimler cephalometric analysis);
• Deepen their knowledge about the priorities and the sequence in the choice of Functional Orthopedic Appliances (FOAs);
• Acquire knowledge to know when to make the change of the functional orthopedic appliances;
• Deepen their knowledge about the use of accessories in the appliances;
• Know the correct construction of the functional orthopedic appliances to be able to critically analyze the appliances received from the laboratory;
• Know how to do the tracing of the casts and how to elaborate the prescription carefully and completely;
• Know how to perform the containment phase in functional orthopedic treatments;
• Deepen and update the knowledge about the SNs appliances;
• Activate the functional orthopedic appliances in the mouth;
• Actively participate in the discussion of clinical cases presented by the Institute and by the trainees.

We learn from people who are passionate about FJO and it makes all the difference!

Dr. Ana Rodrigues


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