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Nasser D. Alqahtani

Associate Professor

Orthodontic Consultant an Associate Professor at Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics Dept.

كلية طب الأسنان
2nd floor, building 23
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Introduction to Orthodontics
423 POS 

Knowledge of the basics of orthodontics is essential for the dental students. Through a series of lectures and practical sessions, this course will provide the undergraduate students with the background of the growth and development of dentofacial structures, characteristics of normal occlusion, etiology and diagnosis of malocclusion and the treatment of occlusal discrepancies. In addition, the course will expose the students to the various orthodontic records and it will prepare the students to analyze them and interpret the findings. The course also allows the students to recognize different orthodontic appliances and know their proper management.

The course consists of:

  • Lecture (one hour)
  • Practical session (three hours).