DENLB112 - Ortho Appliances - Removable

This course introduces the student to the fabrication of removable orthodontic appliances that maintain tooth position and promote arch development. In addition the student will learn various repair techniques on these appliances.

Credits: 3

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Fall, Spring


  1. Apply infection control procedures in a manner that fully complies with OSHA and WISHA requirements
  2. Evaluate impressions for defects to be used for orthodontic study models and use the double pour technique using orthodontic stone for model fabrication
  3. Explain why removable appliances might be preferable to fixed alternatives why various fixed appliances are prescribed and what they are intended to do
  4. Using previously learned wire bending and cold cure acrylic processing skills, fabricate the Hawley and Saggital appliances