Master Program – Edycja 2019-2021

Semester 1

Module 1

Introduction, diagnostics, treatment methods

  • Introduction and use as well as purpose of orthodontics
  • Presentation of clinical cases to demonstrate typical orthodontic problems and their solution
  • Introduction to diagnostics

Docents: Bantleon, Crismani, Sander

Module 2

Diagnostics I

  • Anamnesis
  • Clinical examination
  • Practice of model analysis based on clinical cases

Docents: Bantleon and Crismani

Module 3

Diagnostics II

• Photo analysis
• Orthopantomogram
• Cephalometry
• DVT
• Planning
• Drawing of different clinical cases
• Practice of cephalometric landmarks on cephalometric X-rays
• How to present a clinical case

Docent: Bantleon and Crismani

Module 5/6

Removable braces in primary and mixed dentition

  • Introduction to anatomy: Growth, bone- and tooth movement
  • First impression of simple orthodontic appliances
  • Introduction to functional orthodontics
  • Treatment methods: Schwarz’ plates in orthodontics, maxillary expansion, 2by4, bite-jumping appliances
  • 4 students present articles

Docent: Gruber ½ Modul 5 and Sander

Module 7/8

Basics of fixed techniques

• Braces
• Adhesive techniques
• Lab exercises on a fixed Typodont
• Practice of basic techniques: bonding brackets, fitting multiband, ligating archwires
• Explanation of advantages/disadvantages of different methods
• Fitting of a transpalatinal arch, quadhelix and lingual bows
• 4 students present articles

Docents: Bantleon and Crismani

Module 4 (part 1)

Topics: Presentation/writing techniques – Anatomy: Growth, bone- and tooth movement

• How to write an article
• How to write a master thesis

Docent: DTMD, Moritz Kebschul

Semester 2

Module 9

Fixed techniques – biomechanics Part 1

  • Archwires
  • Interaction of bracket-archwires
  • Practical exercises on a wax Typodont (lab) by using a water bath

Docent: Bantleon

Module 10

Fixed techniques – Biomechanics Part 2

  • Insight into biomechanics
  • Presentation of the interaction between brackets and archwires
  • 4 students present articles

Docent: Bantleon

Module 11/12

Presentation of clinical cases Part 1

  • Presentation of detailled clinical situations
  • Simple cases
  • Cases with moderate difficulty / complexity
  • 4 students present articles


Docent: Crismani or Sander
Potential E-Module / Webinar

Module 13

Fixed techniques – Special cases: Part 1

  • Levelling techniques
  • Overlay techniques

Docent: Bantleon

Module 14

Fixed techniques – Special cases: Part 2

  • Practical exercises on wax Typodont for complex biomechanical situations requiring a high demand of anchoring
  • 4 students present articles

Docent: Bantleon

Module 4 (part 2)

Topics: Presentation/writing techniques – Anatomy: Growth, bone- and tooth movement

• How to write an article
• How to write a master thesis

Docent: DTMD, Moritz Kebschul

Module 15/16

Fixed techniques – Bone anchoring

  • Practical exercises on Typodont with TADs
  • Different absolute anchoring concepts with use of TADs
  • 4 students present 4 articles

Docent: Crismani

Semester 3

Module 17/18

Logopedics, dyskinesia

  • Introduction to dysfunction and craniomandibular dysfunction
  • Occlusal splints
  • Physiotherapy
  • 4 Students present 4 articles

Potential docents: Stelzenmüller or Röhring or Fremd

Module 19/20

Presentation of clinical cases – Part 2 / Orthognatic surgery

  • orthognatic surgery
  • Introduction to Conebeam orthodontics
  • 4 Students present 4 articles

Docents: Crismani or Sander + Kater/Davids

Module 21/22

Fixed techniques – Special cases: Part 2

  • Practical exercises on Typodonts with a high degree of difficulty
  • Question-time for students
  • 4 Students present 4 articles

Docent: Bantleon

Semester 4

Module 23

Fixed techniques – Treatment completion

  • Debonding
  • Retention
  • Stability
  • Practical exercise: How to bend a retainer

Docent: to be defined, alternatively one of us 3

Module 24

Fixed techniques – Treatment completion

  • Aligners treatment
  • Lingual technique
  • 4 Students present 4 articles

Docent: to be defined, alternatively one of us 3

Module 25

Exam

Docents: Bantleon, Crismani, Sander
Venue: Luxembourg