Ortho Lab Wire Bending Online Training Course / 90 Days Access / 14 CE Credits
Item #: 270-050
The skill of wire bending within an orthodontic laboratory requires the highest level of manual dexterity. Designed for the novice or beginner technician, this in-depth course will guide you through basic wire bending exercises. You will learn the proper use of pliers and how to bend orthodontic lab wire, beginning with paper exercises and graduating to working on stone models.
Continuing Education Credits
This course includes free Continuing Eduction (CE) submission to the National Board of Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology (NBC). To receive CE credit, you must complete the work listed in the last chapter of this course and then submit a series of digital photographs to our instructors. Once approved, you will be able to download and print a letter and certificate of course completion.
|Validity:||Credits are valid during your one-year renewal cycle.*|
1. Course Introduction (2min. 49sec.)
2. Overview of Wires & Pliers (7min. 32sec.)
3. Paper Exercise #1 (8min. 30sec.)
4. Paper Exercise #2 (15min. 7sec.)
5. Paper Exercise #3 (18min. 16sec.)
6. Paper Exercise #4 (16min. 45sec.)
7. Snowman Model Exercise (14min. 42sec.)
8. Scallop Wire to Model Exercise (20min. 15sec.)
9. Conclusion (1min. 33sec.)
You will receive immediate and unlimited access to this course for 90 days at our online portal. Important: The course will only be accessible when logged into your Great Lakes ecommerce account using the email address you used to purchase the course.
Above average manual dexterity skills are necessary to successfully complete wire exercises. Prior dental lab experience is a plus.
Hands-On Classes are also available at our training facility near scenic Niagara Falls. (Click Here)
Materials & Equipment Checklist
To take this course you will need:
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- Safety Glasses
- Stainless Steel Wire (.025" & .030")
- Serrated #134 Pliers
- Three Prong Pliers
- Lab Wire Cutters
- Jarabak Pliers
- Special Adjusting Pliers #239
- Model Holder (optional)
- No. 7R Lab Knife
- #2 Pencil and/or Fine Tip Sharpie Marker
Before you purchase access to this course, please make sure your computer and Internet connection meet our minimum system requirements. The best way to verify this is to watch one of our free courses prior to purchasing this paid course. You must be connected to the Internet at all times during video playback.