The Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Saveetha Dental College in association with ORMCO, organized a 2 day CDE programme on the Damon System on the 14th and 15th December 2017.
The course was conducted by Dr.C.S.Ramachandra, Principal and Head of department, Department of Orthodontics, AECS Maaruti Dental College, Bangalore. The course was attended by 45 participants that included post graduates and faculties from various colleges.
The programme was carefully structured to include the recent improvements in the Damon System with the help of Lectures, Case Discussions and Live Video demonstration of the bonding procedures for the cases discussed. The first day included lectures on the principle, workings of the Damon system and the availability of the different torque options. This was followed by display and detailed explanation of the mechanotherapy used in the cases treated by the course mentor using the Damon System.
The first half of the second day included case discussion and treatment planning for various cases in the department. This was later followed by live video demonstration of the bonding process using the Damon system in the cases that had been discussed earlier.
The main take away of the course was the decision making process in identifying cases that require with brackets with increased torque. The Programme received positive reviews from the participants of the course.