Orthodontic Assistant Certificate and Certification Programs – Orthodontics Courses for Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistants

AFO India in association with AFO New York, brings to you the only self-starter orthodontic course in the world for Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistants, where you can learn Labial and Lingual orthodontics for assisting effectively in the Orthodontic practice. The concepts and implementation of this practice oriented handson self starter online course will allow any participant to choose the content / period of study that best suits his/her practice. The course covers the latest and best in fixed orthodontic treatment mechanics including MBT (Straight Wire) system.

The course is designed in such a way that the participant can easily understand the basics and will confidently be able to incorporate fixed orthodontics. This distance learning (correspondence) course in orthodontics has helped many participants learn orthodontics from the comforts of their home/office.

Yes. All you have to do is select the course and pay the course fee. We will then send you the AFO Course-in-a-box package which contains the Lecture and practice videos, Typodont and practice materials and the basic instruments. You will watch the Lecture Videos first and once you have done this, you are now ready to try it on the Typodont. Using the basic instruments and the practice kit, you will watch the step by step practice video and can then practice bonding, placing the wire etc any number of times on the typodont. You can then take photographs of the exercises you have done and send it to AFO for discussion of your doubts using the 5 hours of quality time you get with AFO Faculty. For this you will have to have a multimedia computer (with webcam) and a broadband (above 250kbps) internet connection. You will be receiving a Certificate of Proficiency once you complete the course.

Course Purpose: The purpose of this comprehensive program is to teach Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistants to assist effectively in an Orthodontic practice.

Eligibility : Registered Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistants. Students in a recognized course of study can also participate. Check with your national regulatory authorities if you can assist in the orthodontic practice. Participant should have access to multimedia computer, internet and video conferencing through Yahoo / MSN messenger, Skype or Google voice & video.

Course Schedule

This course runs throughout the year at our institution.

Course Fees

Course Fee= 600 USD

Add 200 USD as Courier Charges*. Total 800 USD + Tax**

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*The Typodont, MBT brackets and wire sequence for practicals provided free of cost. Courier will be sent through DHL / EMS SPEED POST / ARAMEX / TNT / FEDEX. Check if any of these companies service your area and intimate us of any preferences. Basic instruments for the practicals will be sent with the package.

**Refund Policy: No refund requests will be entertained once the course materials are dispatched to the billing address provided by the course participant. Please email / call us before you make a transaction and we are always here to help you make the right decision.

Once the payment is received, we will send the Course materials within 2 weeks.