Functional Jaw Orthopedics – National Course 

(taught in portuguese)

Course details:

Dates
January 21 to December 10, 2021

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 – 21 and 22 Jan., 2021
M2 – 25 and 26 Feb., 2021
M3 – 22 and 23 April., 2021
M4 – 20 and 21 May., 2021
M5 – 24 and 25 Jun., 2021
M6 – 22 and 23 July, 2021
M7 – 09 and 19 Sept., 2021
M8 – 14 and 15 Oct., 2021
M9 – 11 and 12 Nov., 2021
M10 – 09 and 10 Dec., 2021

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

Dentist

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