NOA Orthodontic Mini Residency Reading list and study questions | Course NOA 301

To help you learn basic orthodontic principles that is essential to safe and effective patient treatment, we ask that our students read our assigned chapters from our required text book***. Future quiz and exam questions will come from these required readings and from class room materials. I think you will find these assignments very helpful throughout the program.

Reading List and Study Questions:

***Required Text Book: Proffit, William R.; Fields, Henry W., Jr.; Sarver, David M.. Contemporary Orthodontics 5th Edition. Elsevier Health Sciences. 

Orthodontic Mini Residency Goals and Objectives 

301 Development of orthodontic problems, Diagnosis and treatment planning – 14CE, October 26-27, 2018 

Malocclusion in our global societies, The recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of malocclusions – intro, orthodontic standard of care, Growth and development, Diagnosis & Treatment planning 1 – Classification of malocclusion (Angle), dental facial development, cephalometric tracings, model analysis, Bolton analysis, clinical patient exam. Intro to airway problems. Dolphin software 1. Intro to the Roth system. 

Reading list: Chapter 1,2 

301W Internet Webinar I – 5 hours, Review, Date: TBA 

Reading list: Chapter 1,2 

Chapter 1

  1. Understand Angel’s classification of malocclusion. 
  2. What are the benefits of using Angel’s classification?
  3. What are the issues/problems with Angel’s classification?
  4. Why is malocclusion prevalent?
  5. What kind of malocclusion correlate with TM joint problems?
  6. Evidence of clinical effectiveness: A hierarchy of quality
  7. Why is knowing the A hierarchy of quality importan? Use examples.
  8. What is the poorest evidence of A hierarchy of quality?
  9. What is the strongest evidence of A hierarchy of quality?
  10. What is the level of evidence of most orthodontic products promoted today?

Chapter 2

  1. What is the difference between growth and development? Use examples.
  2. What are the different methods of studying physical growth.
  3. Describe the influences of genetics on growth
  4. Know the nature of skeletal growth. How does the maxilla, mandible and condyle develop and growth?
  5. What are the types, and sites of growth in the craniofacial complex?
  6. What moves the maxilla forward?
  7. How does the mandible grow?
  8. What is the principle site of growth of the mandible?
  9. By what process does the mandible grow longer? 
  10. How does removing a segment of the cartilaginous nasal septum impacts the growth of the midface?
  11. Know the different Stages of emotional and cognitive development.