Functional Jaw Orthopedics – National Course – 6th edition 

(taught in portuguese)

Course details:

Dates
January 6 to November 25, 2022

Workload:
320 hours
10 modules of 16 hours in person
160 hours e-learning and home study

Shedule
Labor – 9h00 – 18h00

 

Trainer:
Dr. Carina Esperancinha
Functional Jaw Orthopedic Specialist

Certified training

Price:
750,00 € (module)

Program

Mod.1 – Functional Jaw Orthopedic Principles, Action Mechanisms and Physiologic Bases. Craniofacial Growth. Neuro-oclusal Rehabilitation Philosophy.
Mod. 2 -Malocclusion etiology and prevention. Malocclusion Prevention and treatment according FJO. Diagnosis and Prognosis in Functional Jaw Orthopedics.
Mod. 3 – Functional Orthopaedic Appliances: Indirect Simples Planas Tracks, Indirect Composta Planas Tracks, Indirect Special Tracks. Direct tracks.*
Mod. 4 – Functional Orthopaedic Appliances: Simões Network 2, 3 and 6.*
Mod. 5 – Functional Orthopaedic Appliances: Bimler A, Bimler C, Simões Network 1, 4.*
Mod. 6 – Functional Orthopaedic Appliances: Simões Network 7, 8, 9.*
Mod 7 – Functional Orthopaedic Appliances: Simões Network 10, 11, 12.*
Mod. 8 – Treatment of Temporo-mandibular Dysfunctions. Functional Orthopaedic Appliances: Simões Network 20,21,22 and 23.*
Mod. 9 – Systematic approach of each applience taught for each type of malocclusion.
Mod. 10 – Seminars in Diagnosis and Treatment Plan for Clinical Cases.

* Activation and clinical handling of the Functional Orthopaedic Appliances.

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See the detailed program here (in portuguese)

 

Course General objective/ Competences to be acquired

At the end of this full course, trainees will be able to:
• Assume Functional Jaw Orthopedics as a specialty that diagnoses, prevents and treats malocclusions and temporomandibular dysfunction;
• Recognize the importance of treating malocclusions in a multidisciplinary concept;
• Acquire in-depth knowledge to diagnose, prevent and treat malocclusions;
• Apply functional orthopedic techniques and their respective appliances in the treatment of malocclusions;
• Construct functional orthopedic appliances.

Educational Strategic Objective:

At the end of this full course, trainees will be able to:
• Obtain knowledge to diagnose, prevent and treat malocclusions;
• Obtain knowledge that allows to treat temporomandibular pain and dysfunction;
• Apply functional orthopedic techniques and their respective appliances in the treatment of malocclusions;
• Recognize the importance of treating malocclusions in a multidisciplinary concept;
• Correctly identify the principles, characteristics and mechanisms of action of functional appliances;
• Carry out a correct diagnosis of the case through the specific diagnostic methods in Functional Jaw Orthopedics;
• Correctly identify the preventive methods of malocclusion;
• Through the analysis of clinical cases, correctly identify which appliances are indicated for treatment of each type of malocclusion;
• Identify the main appliances used in the treatment of temporomandibular pain and dysfunction;
• Properly prepare a prescription for an appliance;
• Identify correctly, at least 4 professionals involved in the multidisciplinary treatment of malocclusions.

Shedule:

M1 – 06 and 07 Jan., 2022
M2 – 03 and 04 Feb., 2022
M3 – 10 and 11 Mar., 2022
M4 – 07 and 08 April, 2022
M5 – 05 and 06 May, 2022
M6 – 02 and 03 Jun., 2022
M7 – 14 and 15 July, 2022
M8 – 29 and 30 Sept., 2022
M9 – 27 and 28 Oct., 2022
M10 – 24 and 25 Nov., 2022

This course represents a new work philosophy, a change in the way we evaluate our patients and an incalculable contribution to the improvement of their life.

Dr. Tatiana Silva

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