Course 2

Cephalometrics / Radiography

A Comprehensive Two-Day Course for General Dental Practitioners.

Dates: TBC

Venue: TBC

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Cost: NZ$1,800 or NZ$2,900 if booking with Typodont Course 2 (including GST)

Programme Highlights

Doctors will be shown how to take proper frontal and lateral cephalometric radiographs.

Programme Outline

  • Review of radiation doses
  • Most common cephalometric analyses
  • Frontal PA skull analysis, including tri-planar approach
  • Introduction to radiography of the TMJ
  • Spiral CT radiographs to locate impacted teeth
  • Growth rotation patterns as per Bjork and Skieller
  • Quadrilateral analyses (Jarabak ratio)
  • Cervical posture
  • Divine proportion (facial beauty)
  • Archial cephalometric analysis (Jefferson technique)
  • Ricketts esthetic plane
  • Forecasting need for maxillary expansion using a frontal PA skull radiograph
  • Evaluating dental and skeletal midlines
  • Occlusal cants
  • Facial asymmetry
  • Para nasal airway
  • Cephalometric superimpositions to monitor skeletal and dental changes
  • Skeletal maturation determined by cervical vertebrae development

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For more information please contact our Course Coordinator:

Leeanne Boyle
P: +64 9 837 2598

This seminar has been developed to meet the definition of scientific CPD activities as outlined by the Dental Board of Australia and has been approved by the NZDA for CPD points in New Zealand