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Masterclass in Orthodontic Wirebending and Archwire Fabrication

This two-day masterclass teaches the skills for fabricating, modifying and designing archwires.

You will progress through a wide range of wirebending exercises, learning the techniques needed to practise effective archwire modification and fabrication for patients with a variety of needs.

Participants are required to bring a list of instruments.

  • £575.00
  • 2 days
  • 10.00 CPD Points
2 days
10.00 CPD Points


This course is suitable for a range of participants working in orthodontics.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the two days participants will:

  • be more confident in their wire-bending skills;
  • know how to adjust rectangular archwires to improve effectiveness;
  • understand the indications for alternative mechanics; and
  • bend friction-free arches that provide efficient traction to teeth.

This course is limited to 30 places. Delegates are advised to book early to avoid disappointment


This course comprises practical exercises, demonstrations and theory-based instruction.

Participants will progress through a series of wire bending exercises over the two days with a view to improving and honing their skills in the correct and proper techniques to fabricate archwires for clinical use.


Mandatory list of instruments can be downloaded here.


For queries please contact: 


Additional information

Course content

You will cover a variety of topics during this course, including:

  • Archwire design, fabrication and modification
  • The benefits of using alternative mechanics, including archwires
  • Methods of bending archwires to be most effective for patient treatment.

Booking Options

There are currently no dates available for this course. Please register your interest and we will email you when the next dates are announced.

Contact the FDS education team