Orthodontic Program

Orthodontic treatment involving full banding is performed under the supervision of Orthodontic Attendings. Patient consultation is done by the General Dentistry resident with an Orthodontic Attending, and all subsequent treatment will be performed under the same supervision. The educational objectives include learning the methods of diagnosing patients with orthodontic problems; differentiating modalities of orthodontic treatment; being aware of the extent to which private practice general dentists ought to become involved in orthodontic treatment; and, learning minor orthodontic tooth movement applicable to private practice.