COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Basic Orthodontics, Patient Care and Preventive De DS   146 2 3 3 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Assoc.Prof.Dr. Funda Gülay KADIOĞLU
Instructors
Doç.Dr.FUNDA GÜLAY KADIOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The purposes of the course are to give Oral and Dental Health Technician students comprehensive knowledge on the workflow of orthodontics and to improve their skills on the subject by practical exercises, and to develop their skills on the subject.
Content
The role of oral and dental health technician in orthodontic practice, Four handed dentistry, Instrument transfer, Basic materials, consumables and hand instruments used in orthodontics , Organizing of bonding/banding/rebonding/debonding tray, photographing trays. Contaminated areas, Medical waste management, Instrument management. Patient management. Preventive dentistry.

Learning Outcomes
1) Learn and apply an oral and dental health technicians professional duties in an orthodontics clinic and to take both individual and team responsibility.
2) Act in accordance with the principles of professional code of conduct in orthodontics clinic.
3) Supply and ensure the continuity and provide the care of the dental materials and tools in orthodontics clinics.
4) Prepare the appropriate instruments and materials for orthodontics treatment and properly assist to the dentist.
5) Assist to the dentist during orthodontic preventive procedures.
6) Improve the skills-experience on the duties in orthodontics clinic.
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Meeting with students, Introduction to the syllabus none Lecture
2 What is orthodontics What is the role of an oral and dental health technician in orthodontic practice Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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3 Management of an orthodontic clinic Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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4 Four handed dentistry and instrument transfer technique in orthodontics II Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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5 Basic and consumables materials in orthodontics II Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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6 Hand instruments in orthodontics II Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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7 Organizing of bonding tray II Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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8 Mid-Term Exam Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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9 Midterm Exam Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks
10 Organizing of rebonding tray II Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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11 Organizing of debonding tray II Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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12 Organizing of dental photography tray II Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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13 Removal of the trays and management of contaminated aereas, medical waste and instruments II Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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14 Preventive Dentistry in Orthodontics Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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15 Management of orthodontic patients Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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16-17 Term Exams

Recommended or Required Reading
TextbookKadıoğlu FG. Ağız-Diş Sağlığı Teknikerliği Eğitimi Ders Notları.
Additional Resources
1.İlter Uzel, Diş Hekimliğine Giriş. ISBN:975-487-131-0, ADANA/2006 2. Uzel İ. Çam Y. Klinik Diş Hekimliği El Kitabı. ÇÜDHF Yayın no:5, Adana 2006.
3.Kadıoğlu FG. Ağız-Diş Sağlığı Teknikerliği Eğitimi Ders Notları.