Great Lakes Orthodontics

Basic Removable Appliance Fabrication Course

Basic Removable Appliance Fabrication

5 Day Course

For technicians with limited or no previous experience.

Course covers fabrication of simple retainers including the construction of Hawley-type labial bows and various types of clasps and springs.


  • General oral anatomy and orthodontic terms
  • Introduction to digital technology
  • Wire bending techniques including use of instruments and philosophy of tooth movement
  • Conventional and progressive techniques of fabricating and finishing acrylics
  • Insight into specific types of appliances used in an orthodontic practice including fabrication
    of common retainer clasps, Hawley labial bow and basic springs

Course Fee: $995.00


Mar. 19 - 23
May 14 - 18
June 11 - 15
Aug. 20 - 24

Oct. 01 - 05

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To Enroll:  
Phone:  800.828.7626 (U.S. & Canada) or 716.871.1161 (Worldwide)
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. (EST)
Email: [email protected]

Special Bonus! FREE Online Courses:
To maximize the learning experience, after completing the Hands-On Basic Removable Appliance Fabrication Course,
attendees will receive free access to our online Ortho Lab Wire Bending and Orthodontic Retainer (Hawley) courses
for 30 days. These online courses are a great follow up and refresher to Hands-On training.