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PDSD 7020 - The Mechanics of Orthodontic Therapy
(Formerly 101.702) The mathematics of three dimensional space, force and moment systems are given as the basis for considering the mechanics of orthodontic treatment. The mechanical properties of some orthodontic materials are studied as a background for appliance design. The quantitative aspects of tooth movement are discussed in terms of patient treatment planning. Seminar and laboratory sessions.
6.000 Credit Hours

Levels: Graduate

College of Dentistry
Preventive Dental Science Department