Improve your knowledge with this program where you will find top level clinical cases and materials. Improve the quality of your clinical practice through this Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Thermoplastic Orthodontics”


Orthodontics was the first specialty within dentistry and the second after ophthalmology within the health sciences. In this sense, specialty is understood as the possession of a specific professional organization, literature and training. Its peculiarities in diagnosis, type of treatment, objectives and scientific bases, demand an exclusive professional practice. 

The knowledge acquired in this program will allow the student to face working life from a more qualified position, giving them a clear advantage when it comes to finding a job, since they will be able to offer the application of the latest technological and scientific advances in the field of periodontics. 

The fundamental justification of the program is, therefore, to train professionals with adequate knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and competencies, who is able to serve society by satisfying its health demands, in terms of prevention, diagnosis and treatment, in an ethical, efficient and safe manner. 

This professional must appreciate the need for lifelong professional development and continuing education, be able to efficiently utilize advances in knowledge and technology, and understand the central role of the patient in therapeutic decision making. 

Learn about the latest advances in Advanced Thermoplastic Orthodontics and improve your patient”

This Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Thermoplastic Orthodontics includes the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. The most important features include:

  • Clinical cases presented by experts in the different dental specialties. The graphic, schematic, and practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice.
  • Latest information on Advanced Thermoplastic Orthodontics
  • An algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the clinical situations presented throughout the course
  • With a special emphasis on evidence-based medicine and research methodologies in Advanced Thermoplastic Orthodontics
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This Postgraduate Diploma is the best investment you can make when selecting a refresher program, for two reasons: in addition to updating your knowledge in Advanced Thermoplastic Orthodontics you will obtain a Postgraduate Diploma from TECH Technological University"

Forming part of the teaching staff is a group of professionals in the world of dentistry, who bring to this course their work experience, as well as a group of renowned specialists, recognized by esteemed scientific communities.

The multimedia content developed with the latest educational technology will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide immersive training program to train in real situations.

This program is designed around Problem-Based Learning, whereby the professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise throughout the program. For this reason, you will be assisted by an innovative, interactive video system created by renowned and experienced experts in the field of radiology with extensive teaching experience.

This program offers training in simulated environments, which provides an immersive learning experience designed to train for real-life situations”


It includes clinical cases to bring the program's degree as close as possible to the reality of care in dentistry”


The structure of the content has been designed by a team of professionals who recognize the implications of specialization in daily dentistry practice, who are aware of the relevance of current training to treat patients, and who are committed to quality teaching using new educational technologies. 


This Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Thermoplastic Orthodontics includes the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market” 

Module 1. Initial Diagnosis

1.1.    Systematic Diagnosis in Dentistry

1.1.1.    First Visit and Clinical History
1.1.2.    Patient Exploration
1.1.3.    Ordinary Records
1.1.4.    Complementary Records
1.1.5.    Myofunctional Records

1.2.    Staged Orthodontic Diagnosis

1.2.1.    Establishing Problem Listing
1.2.2.    Establishing Therapeutic Objectives
1.2.3.    Mechanotherapy Planning and Equipment

Module 2. Advanced Diagnosis 

2.1.    Cephalometric Analysis 3D Diagnosis CBCT y CT

2.1.1.    Cephalometric Analysis Introduction Craniometric Points Description Steiner Cephalometric Analysis Ricketts Cephalometric Analysis

2.1.2.    3D Diagnosis Introduction System Fundamentals CBCT vs. Computerized Tomography Advantages Disadvantages Voxel Image Interpretation Radiation Clinical Application of CBCT

2.2.    Diagnosis and Treatment of Habits

2.2.1.    Introduction
2.2.2.    Atypical Swallowing in Children
2.2.3.    Nutritional Sucking Habits Breastfeeding Feeding Bottles

2.2.4.    Non-Nutritional Sucking Habits Digital Sucking Pacifier Habits

2.2.5.    Mouth Breathing
2.2.6.    Dyslalia

2.2.7.    Other Habits

2.3.    Early Diagnosis of Patients at Risk

2.3.1.    Caries and White Spots: Current Techniques Preventive Treatment for Enamel Demineralization
2.3.2.    Root Resorptions. Current Techniques. Preventive Treatment for Root Resorption
2.3.3.    Differential Diagnosis of the Most Frequent Temporomandibular Disorders in Orthodontic Patients
2.3.4.    Idiopathic Condylar Resorption: Current Diagnostic Techniques. Preventive Treatment for Severe Progressive Open Bite

Module 3. Thermoplastic Orthodontics

3.1.    Introduction Clear Splints or Dental Aligners

3.1.1.    History of Aligners
3.1.2.    Current Use of Transparent Retainers

3.2.    Record Keeping

3.2.1.    Prior to Aligner Registrations
3.2.2.    Extraoral and Intraoral Photography
3.2.3.    Orthopantomography X-Ray and Lateral Teleradiography of the Skull
3.2.4.    Taking Imprints
3.2.5.    Intraoral Scanner

3.3.    Attachments and Pressure Points

3.3.1.    Pressure Points
3.3.2.    Introduction to Attachments Optimized Attachments Conventional Attachments Hierarchy of Attachment Placement According to the Movement to be Performed Per Tooth Usual Movements, Which Prevent the Placement of Attachments Attachment Placement

3.4.    Aligner Movements

3.4.1.    Introduction to Aligner Movements
3.4.2.    Predictable and Unpredictable Aligner Movements
3.4.3.    Comparing Different Movement Predictability
3.4.4.    Predictable Malocclusions Using Aligners

3.5.    Reviewing and Correcting the Virtual Video

3.5.1.    What Can Be Seen through Virtual Video
3.5.2.    How to Proceed upon Receiving the Virtual Video
3.5.3.    Modifying the Virtual Video
3.5.4.    Indirectly Modifying the Virtual Video

Module 4. Dental Aligner Correction in 3 Planes of Space

4.1.    Correcting Sagittal Plane Malocclusions

4.1.1.    Correcting Sagittal Plane Malocclusions: Class II
4.1.2.    Correcting Sagittal Plane Malocclusions: Class III

4.2.    Correcting Vertical Plane Malocclusions

4.2.1.    Overbite
4.2.2.    Open Bite

4.3.    Correcting Transversal Plane Malocclusions

4.3.1.    Single-Tooth Crossbite
4.3.2.    Unilateral Posterior Crossbite
4.3.3.    Bilateral Posterior Crossbite
4.3.4.    Scissor Bite
4.3.5.    Midline Discrepancy

Module 5. Transparent Splints in Orthognathic and Oral Surgery

5.1.    Introduction to Preparing Surgical Patients for Transparent Splints
5.2.    Added Canines
5.3.    Added Teeth

Module 6. Multidisciplinary Thermoplastic Orthodontics and Case Completion

6.1.    Aligners Together with Other Dental Specialties
6.2.    Managing Extractions with Thermoplastic Orthodontics
6.3.    Case Completion
6.4.    Auxiliary Equipment