Course at London School of Facial Orthotropics, Purley, CR8 2NE – POSTPONED DUE TO COVID
The course is designed to give an overview of the theoretic and clinical philosophy supporting Biobloc Orthotropic therapy. It gives the students an understanding of malocclusion, its causes, pathology and cure enabling them to select appropriate patients for the hybrid therapy and start cases.
The 4-day course is open to Home, EU and Overseas applicants. Upon successful completion of the programme, student will be awarded a certificate of Four Day Introduction to Hybrid Orthotropics. The course is recognised for training purposes by the London School of Facial Orthotropics and the International Association of Facial Growth Guidance.
Students spend their time within the Clinic for Facial Orthotropics, the Orthotropic Laboratory and the LSFO, adding to the quality and diversity of the clinical training they receive.
The course runs for four full days. The course consists of two main elements:
a) Theoretical elements covering the aetiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, pathology, treatments (which include orthodontic, surgical and orthotropic) and the long-term cure of malocclusion (approximately ¼ of the hours, which is supplemented with written information and videos, Prof Mew’s text book is also recommended).
b) Clinical demonstration with explanation, case histories and discussion (approximately ¾ of the hours).
You will be required to send through your models to enable us to construct a Hybrid appliance for you to demo during the course, this will be required at least 1 month prior to commencement of the course.
Throughout the course, each student will spend 32 hours at the LSFO.
Cost: £ 1,800
The LSFO awards a certificate of completion of specialist clinical training in Orthotropics (eligible for CPD)