Intensive course

Digital orthodontics course for dental hygienists

Malaga, Spain
January 28 and 29, 2023


"This course aims to provide the dental hygienist with continuous training on digital flow in orthodontics by applying new technological advances, providing the necessary tools for managing software and protocols of the different 3D records for subsequent study by the orthodontist" .

Registration deadline: January 27, 2023
Campus: Medical and Dental Clinic Ancora, Malaga, Spain

Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Manuel Fernández

Manuel Fernandez Cano

First prize for the best clinical case at the VII International Congress of Orthodontics and Aligners.

Lecturer in Spain, Colombia and Mexico. First prize for the best clinical case in the VII. International Congress of Orthodontics and Aligners (2021).

  • Specialist in Minimally Invasive Oral Rehabilitation (UCAM) Orthodontist in Áncora. Medical and Dental Clinic.
  • Collaborating Professor in the Master of Orthopedics and Orthodontics of the UCAM (Málaga, Barcelona and Holland).
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Aligners (SEDA) and the European Aligner Society (EAS).
  • Advanced Orthodontics Modular Course. Ertty Systems 2021-2022.
  • Specialist in Mini-implants and mini-plates. Advanced use in Orthodontics and Orthopedics.
  • Dentalgram and University of California (UCLA).
  • Master in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona UAB (2012-2015).
  • Degree in Dentistry from the University of Salamanca USAL (2011).
Carlos Colino

Charles Colin

Exclusive orthodontist and professor in the Master Orthopedics and Digital Clinical Orthodontics at the UCAM, Malaga.

Co-author of a chapter of the book “Orthodontics: Science and evidence”. Author and co-author of different clinical cases, articles and scientific posters published in orthodontic magazines and congresses.

  • Speaker at Orthodontic Courses/conferences.
  • Exclusive orthodontist.
  • Professor in the Master Orthopedics and Digital Clinical Orthodontics. UCAM. Malaga. Kolin Institute.
  • Doctorate in Dentistry.
  • Master in Orthopedics and Digital Clinical Orthodontics.
  • Graduated in Dentistry.
  • Graduated in Nursing.
  • Dental hygienist.

Theoretical-Practical Program

2D and 3D diagnosis in orthodontics. The Contribution of the CBCT

  • Know the difference between 2D vs 3D diagnosis.
  • Protocols for making good radiographic records.
  • Contribution of the CBCT (3D diagnoses) in transverse problems of the maxilla, in the mandibular position and in the teeth (canines included, cortical of the lower incisor, among others).

Objective: Know the protocols and techniques to perform good panoramic, lateral and CBCT radiographs in order to make a good diagnosis by the orthodontist.

Practice: Students will be shown live how a CBCT is performed with the different fields of vision and the ideal protocols for a 3D orthodontic study.

Photographic records in Orthodontics. Seeking excellence

  • What does photography bring us in orthodontics?
  • The importance of light.
  • Elements of a photograph.
  • Components of a photographic camera How to master the manual mode?
  • Techniques for taking good intra and extraoral photographs.
  • Aesthetic photographs with contrast.
  • Tips on photography in orthodontics.
  • Editing and elaboration of photographic templates.

Objective: Management of a photographic camera independently, controlling the necessary parameters to obtain orthodontic photographs with good quality for diagnosis. Students will learn the technique and clinical tips for taking intra and extraoral photographs, as well as the preparation of photographic templates.

Practice: Photography with a Reflex camera and a 100mm macro lens: Live session with external flashes and ring flash.

Intraoral scanner: How to improve the accuracy of our records in Orthodontics

  • Introduction.
  • Advantages of Intraoral Scanning VS taking impressions.
  • Scan Strategies.
  • Basic concepts.
  • Intraoral Scanning Practice.

Goals: Learn to handle an intraoral scanner smoothly and accurately and minimize the time spent taking records.

Practice: intraoral scanning, tips to improve scanning efficiency. Export of files in different formats.

3D Printing in Orthodontics: Learn to print accurate 100% models

  • Types of 3D Printers.
  • Parameter calibration.
  • Management of free laminate software.
  • Types of resins.
  • Postprocessed.
  • Applications of 3D printing in orthodontics.

Goals: Know the different types of 3D printers, components and calibration of resins to obtain accurate models.

Practice: management of laminating software and printer calibration. It is recommended to attend with a laptop and a mouse.


Ask about the special discount for groups of hygienists from the same clinic.