Dental Faculty

In-Surgery Clinical Workshops

Workshops Description

These superb one on one programs are adjuncts to units of study in the Graduate Diploma of Aesthetic Orthodontics and for CPD programs.

Delivered in your own practice to suit your schedule, the workshops are designed to personalise, accelerate and augment your learning experience, especially in areas of study that require clinical participation.

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Dental Faculty

Key Learning Outcomes

Summary
Graduates of this course will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional delivery of aesthetic orthodontics using sequential aligners.

Knowledge
Graduates of this course will have advanced clinical, theoretical and technical knowledge in the disciplines of aesthetics, orthodontics, practice management (relevant to sequential aligner therapy) which is principally delivered by sequential aligners.

Skills
Graduates of this course will have advanced clinical, cognitive, technical and communication skills to select and apply clinical treatments, methods and technologies to:

  • analyse critically, evaluate and transform information to complete a range of clinical activities; and
  • analyse, generate and transmit solutions to complex clinical problems; and
  • transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to others including patients, staff and other dental healthcare professionals.

Study Mode

Fully flexible, self paced online learning with significant practical component.

Course Duration

12-18 months

Volume of Learning: 1900-2000 hours

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The Postgraduate School of Dentistry provides the opportunity for students to apply to have prior learning and experience recognised toward a qualification.

RPL may be considered in accordance with previous experience with aesthetic orthodontic (sequential aligner therapy) training and patient outcomes: verification of experience and the awarding of RPL must be submitted via clinical evidence of successful treatments performed.

Please contact us for further information about how to apply for RPL for this qualification.

For more information about applying for RPL, please click HERE.

Clinical Workshops

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This program provides an overview of the Principles of Aesthetic
Orthodontics and focusses on the development of rapid identification of facial, peri-oral , dento-aesthetic and orthodontic issues that need treatment. Mastering clinical interviews and capturing invaluable diagnostic data is covered in depth.


HOURS: 4
UNIT
GDATPR802A
TYPE
Core
NAME
Take patient records for sequential aligner therapy
HOURS
250

This unit provides dentists with the ability to take comprehensive diagnostic and treatment planning records for sequential aligner therapy). It includes applying knowledge of impression materials and techniques for sequential aligner therapy, tray selection and troubleshooting, taking digital impressions, photography and radiography and case submission.

UNIT
GDADPE803A
TYPE
Core
NAME
Diagnose patient eligibility for aesthetic orthodontics and develop a treatment plan
HOURS
285

Treatment planning for Aesthetic Orthodontics with sequential aligners is the most complex area of study and this full day program examines the three principle paradigms in a unique and stimulating manner. Ideal for those clinicians who want to fast track this critical skill set and utilise in their daily practice regimes immediately.

UNIT
GDAFAA804A
TYPE
Core
NAME
Fit aligners and place attachments
HOURS
230

This unit provides dentists with the knowledge and skills in aligner fit and attachments for sequential aligner therapy enabling them to deliver safe and effective Sequential Aligner Therapy (SAT) treatment. This includes the science and development of attachments, attachment types, clinical technique for attachments and troubleshooting during attachment placement. It also includes how to deliver aligners to the patient and educate them in aligner use and care.

UNIT
GDAMPT806A
TYPE
Core
NAME
Monitor treatment progress to identify and respond to arising issues
HOURS
220

This unit provides dentists with the skills and knowledge to monitor sequential aligner therapy throughout the duration of treatment and to deal with any issues that arise. This includes protocols for monitoring treatment, dealing with poor patient compliance, failure of tooth movement, changing patient expectations, attachment failure, aligner failure and identification of cases that need to be restarted.

UNIT
GDAAAA808A
TYPE
Core
NAME
Apply advanced aesthetics and accelerated options to sequential aligner treatment planning
HOURS
245

This unit provides dentists with thorough knowledge of facial and dental aesthetics allowing them to provide patients with comprehensive aesthetic treatment plans for sequential aligner therapy. This includes an overview of aesthetics, facial analysis, normal and ideals, facial aesthetics, dental aesthetics, the history of sequential aligner therapies and variations in therapies.

Admission Requirements

To undertake the 10548NAT Graduate Diploma of Aesthetic Orthodontics (Sequential Aligner Therapy) individuals must have completed a dental undergraduate degree and be registered as a general dental practitioner or orthodontic specialist in the country in which they practice.

 

Essential Resources

 

Click here to purchase your Essentials Pack for $1,025

Textbooks: To be advised

 

Pathways from this qualification

No pathways or articulation currently exist.

Fee Structure

Elite Program (Full Course)
Full Tuition Fee

Study the full course fee – All 8 units

Australian/NZ students

International Students

 

AUS  $16,000

USD  $14,500

Upskill Program*
Tuition Fees

Study Unit 1 plus 3 additional units

Australian/NZ students

International Students

 

AUS  $9,200

USD $8,000

Essential Program
Tuition Fees

Study one unit at a time (commencing Unit 1)

Australian/NZ students

International Students

 

AUS  $2,500

USD $2,200

* Students can choose: Unit 1 plus Unit 3, Unit 4 & Unit 5 Cluster OR Unit 1 plus a choice of 3 of Unit 2, Unit 6, Unit 7 or Unit 8

How to Pay

Payment is required as follows:

Elite Program (Full Course):  Initial deposit of $1,500, then pay by monthly instalments of $1,000 (x 14 months, final payment of $500, by direct debit);

Upskill Program (4 Units):  Initial deposit of $1,500, then pay by monthly instalments of $700 (x 11 months by direct debit);

Essentials Program (Unit by Unit):  Initial deposit of $1,500, then pay by monthly instalments of $500 (x 2 months by direct debit).

10548NAT Graduate Diploma of Aesthetic Orthodontics
(Sequential Aligner Therapy)