This course will provide the Student with the required knowledge about need and demand for orthodontic treatment. It would also provide basics on psychological assessment for understanding patient’s motivation, cooperation and expectations from orthodontic treatment. The course will also discuss conventional radiographic techniques including an introduction to the principles of cephalometric radiography. The health and safety issues around specialist orthodontic practice are described including those relating to radiography in the young patient. Current technology available to assist with image analysis is described.