Functional Jaw Orthopedics – Update and Improvement – International course

(taught in english)

Course details:

July, 20 and 21, 2023

16 hours

Labor – 9h00 – 18h00


Dr. Carina Esperancinha
Functional Jaw Orthopedic Specialist


Certified training

1.000,00 €



Access requirements

• Degree in Dental Medicine
• Practice dentistry
• Former graduates of the Functional Jaw Orthopedics course at the Wilma Simões European Institute


Update on Functional Jaw Orthopedics and Clinic



See the detailed program here


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:
• Elaborate correctly a clinical, functional and cephalometric diagnosis of Simões, Petrovic and Bimler, the respective prognosis and treatment plan, according to FJO principles;
• Effectively recognize the new SN appliances, according to the author Wilma Simões;
• Correctly identify the accessories and the ways of anchorage in the functional orthopedic appliances;
• Properly name the entire construction sequence of the appliances, namely the prescription, layout and verification of the constructed appliance;
• Correctly define the priorities and sequence of choice of the appliances.

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

Dr. Ana Rodrigues


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