Adolescence Childhood

Orthodontics

Expert: Dr Sarah Good
Masterclass structure: 12 lessons (22:46 minutes)

About this class

Have you ever wondered if and when your child should see an orthodontist? Who to see? How long treatments usually are and what they entail? In this masterclass you will find the answers to these questions and many more, clearly explained by our orthodontist in residence, Dr Sarah Good. This masterclass is for all parents with children whose teeth don’t seem to be in perfect alignment!

About the expert

Dr Sarah Good qualified as a dentist from Guy’s Dental Hospital in 1997. She then took up hospital posts in oral and maxilofacial surgery and oral medicine; prior to a period in general dental practice in London. During this time, she achieved her Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow. Sarah qualified as a Specialist Orthodontist in 2003, achieving both a Master of Science degree in Orthodontics and a Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. She is on the General Dental Council’s list of Specialist Orthodontics. Keen to continue her career development, Sarah took a three year position as a Senior Registrar in Orthodontics at the Royal London Hospital and the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, enabling her to achieve a Fellowship in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Sarah now works as a Consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital and lectures on the London Postgraduate Orthodontic Teaching Programme. She is a member of the British Orthodontic Society.

Lessons in this class

13 Lessons (22:46min)
Orthodontics | FULL MASTERCLASS 22:51
1. Lesson - Meet your expert 0:28
2. Lesson - What is orthodontics? 0:55
3. Lesson - Risk and benefits of orthodontics 1:50
4. Lesson - Who to see? 1:15
5. Lesson - When to bring your child to an orthodontis? 1:53
6. Lesson - Why do some children need early treatment? 1:46
7. Lesson - What are the key orthodontic issues to be treated and what is the treatment? 0:51
8. Lesson - Expanding and extractions 3:09
9. Lesson - Regular orthodontics 4:18
10. Lesson - What will braces feel like? 2:21
11. Lesson - Elastics 0:48
12. Lesson - Retainers 2:46
13. Lesson - Take home message 0:26

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