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Most Important Topics of Orthodontics for NEET MDS

Orthodontics is a very high yielding topic in NEET MDS exam. It is one of the most important and sought after clinical subject of the BDS as well as a speciality in MDS. It is highly lucrative in dental practice and always in demand!

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This article will acquaint the aspirants with the Most-Important Topics of Orthodontics from NEET MDS 2017 perspective.

Most-Important Topics of Orthodontics for NEET MDS 2017

Chapter

Important Topics 

Introduction to orthodontics

Jackson’s triad

Objectives of orthodontics

Angle’s contributions

 

Principles and concepts of growth

Growth spurts

Functional theory

Neurotrophism

Scammon’s curve

Safety valve mechanism

Expanding V principle

Cephalocaudal gradient

Trajectories of forces

Wolff’s law

 

Growth and development of craniofacial structures

Skeletal age

Synchondrosis

Pressure Tension Hypothesis

Sutural Growth

Piezoelectric Theory

Development of dentition and occlusion

Gum Pads

Self-Correcting Anomalies

Physiologic Spaces

Incisal Liability

Terminal Planes

 

Functional development

Trajectories Of Forces

Infantile And Mature Swallow

 

Occlusion

Andrew’s 6 keys

Compensatory curves

 

Classification of malocclusion

Ackerman profit

Angles’s- Drawbacks included

Simon’s & Bennet’s Classification

Modifications

Apertognathia

 

Etiology of malocclusion

Supernumerary

Factors causing malocclusion

 

Oral habits

Thumb Sucking

Tongue Thrusting

Mouth Breathing

Bruxism, Habit Breaking Appliances

Adenoid Facies

 

Skeletal maturity indicators

Carpal Index, Dental Age

Vital Staining

 

Cephalometrics

All the Analysis, VTO

Angles of cephalometry

 

Orthodontic diagnosis

Carpal Bones, Kesling Set Up

X-Rays In Orthodontics

Essential And Supplementary Diagnostic Aids

 

Model analysis

Bolton’s, Wit’s & Kesling’s Analysis

Ashley Howe’s, Pont’s & Carey’s Analysis

 

Biology and mechanics of tooth movement

Frontal Resorption

Types Of Tooth Movement

Ideal Orthodontic Force

 

Anchorage

Reinforced Anchorage,

Baker’s Anchorage

Reciprocal And Stationary Anchorage

 

 

Age factor in orthodontics

Adult Orthodontics

Difference Between Adult And Adolescent Patient

 

Preventive orthodontics

Space Maintainer Especially Distal Shoe

Space Regainer

 

Interceptive orthodontics

Wilkinson’s extractions and muscle exercises

 

Methods Of Space Gaining

Distalization & Proximal stripping

 

Arch expansion

Rapid maxillary expansion

Coffin spring & Expansion screw

 

Extractions

Therapeutic extractions and their indications

 

Orthodontic appliances (General)

Requisites Of Orthodontic Appliances

Difference Between Fixed And Removable Appliances

 

Management of common malocclusions

Midline Diastema & Rotations

 

Management of Class 2 Malocclusion

Clinical Features, Mandibular Retrusion

Growth Modulation

 

Management of Class 3 malocclusion

Management of Mandibular Prognathism in Adults

Dental Compensation in Class 3

 

Removable orthodontic appliances

Canine Retractor, Robert’s Retractor

Crozat Clasp & Adam’s Clasp

Z Spring & Finger Springs

Hawley’s Retainer & Arrow Head Clasp

Labial Bows & Catlan’s Appliance

Lip Bumper

 

Myofunctional and orthopaedic appliances

Twin Block Appliance & Headgears

Chin Caps, Bionator, Activator

Catlan’s Jasper Jumper, Frankel & Oral Screen

 

Management of open bite, cross bite and deep bite

Apertognathia & Tongue Blade Therapy

Catlan’s Appliance, Inclined Plane

Anterior Bite Plane

 

Cleft lip and Palate

Veau’s Classification

Team Approach, Epidemiology

 

Surgical orthodontics

Pericision, Genioplasty

Camouflage Treatment

Blanch Test, Supracrestal Fibrotomy

 

Retention and Relapse

Permanent retention & Theories of retention

Hawley’s appliance

 

Genetics in orthodontics

Teratogens & twin studies

 

Lab procedures

Soldering & spot welding

Nickel Titanium wires

Flux and antiflux

stainless steel, shape memory

 

Fixed Orthodontic appliances

Begg’s Appliance & Angle Appliance

Hyrax Appliance & Edgewise Appliance

Screws, Undermining Resorption

Brackets & Elastics

Denholtz Appliance, Quad Helix Appliance

Derichsweiler Appliance

Fixed Retainers & Molar Tubes 

We are sure that this article will definitely help the aspirants to streamline their preparation of Orthodontics for NEET MDS 2017.

Join the most competitive test series for NEET MDS preparation.

Also read: How to Clear NEET PG Dental in First Attempt

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