Dental training


Dr. Magdalena Nikolova


Dental training


Dr. Magdalena Nikolova


The training is aimed at general dentists with an interest in orthodontics.

The program is specially built so that any dentist can start work, even if he has no experience.

We provide the necessary support for all trainees to start putting what they've learned into practice - throughout the process, from A to Z.

What to expect from the training

A comprehensive orthodontic program with depth

Includes braces protocol, digital orthodontics, hybrid techniques, early and late orthodontic treatment, as well as modern approaches in orthodontics.

Experienced lecturer with a practical approach

Dr. Nikolova has nearly 20 years of experience, which has helped her build two of her own dental clinics. Her skills have been honed by attending and leading numerous lectures.

Gain real-world, applied skills

Along with the theoretical part, the program includes a practical part in the various modules - photo documentation protocol, patient analyses, indirect bonding, etc.

Full support from the lecturer

You can take advantage of Dr. Nikolova's help. Included consultations during and after the course - until completion of the first clinical case.

Materials and tools included in the price

Course participants do not have to bring anything separately, because we have taken care to provide everything - materials, tools, consumables.

Closed online group

Feel free to ask your questions to the lecturer. Engage in useful and constructive discussions. Discuss specific cases from your practice with your fellow students.


Module I

September 30 - October 1, 2023

  • Braces protocol

  • Defining the types of orthodontic anomalies and the 6 keys to correct occlusion.

  • Defining the shape of the face, lips and jaws and their importance in orthodontics.

  • Concept of growth and development and etiology of orthodontic problems.

  • Bolton index, Spee curve and Wilson – basic starting points in orthodontic treatment decision-making.

  • Types of orthodontic appliances and types of braces. Necessary tools.

  • Investigations necessary for orthodontic treatment – preliminary questionnaire to the patient, panoramic radiography, teleradiography, CVST, orthodontic

    Practical part: Photo documentation – protocol.

  • Cephalometric analysis, digital analysis, orthodontic model analysis, photo and radiographs.

  • Create a problem-solution table.

  • Drawing up a treatment plan and determining the duration.

  • Patient record – how it is formed and how it is managed.

  • Informed consent, hygiene guidelines

  • Biomechanics – biological changes, supports, actual and camouflage treatment.

    Practical part: Analysis based on all studies of own patient.

Module II

November 11-12, 2023

Module III

December 16-17, 2023

  • Phases of orthodontic treatment.

  • Types of arcs and their sequence in the straight arc technique.

  • Rainbow bangs – meaning and performance.

  • Removable and non-removable orthodontic appliances in early orthodontic treatment – what not to miss in children.

  • Technique 2×4

  • Extractive and non-extractive class I patient.

    Practical part: Indirect bonding on a printed model of one’s own patient.

  • Treatment of class II patients – types, different approaches according to age – support, extraction, serial extraction in children, definition of support, determination of need for orthognathic surgery.

  • Treatment of class III patients – types, determining the need for orthognathic surgery, support, extension, extraction.

    Practical part: Analysis of own patients.

Module IV

January 27-28, 2024

Module V

February 24-25, 2024

  • Retention – types of retention devices. Relapse – determination of cause and treatment.
  • Combined orthodontic – prosthetic, orthodontic – aesthetic and orthodontic-implantological treatment. Approach to periodontal patients and those with temporomandibular joint problems.
  • Future of orthodontics – miniscrews and aligners

Price for the whole course (5 modules)

Early bird registration before 6/30/23.

8 250 bgn*

Regular price:

12 000 bgn

*To enroll, you must pay 50% of the amount within the specified period. The rest can be translated until the beginning of the training itself.

All prices include 20% VAT.

Course lecturer

д-р Магдалена Николова
д-р Магдалена Николова

Dr. Magdalena Nikolova

Dr. Nikolova graduated in dentistry in 2004 at the MU Plovdiv. He started his practice immediately after that, and his serious interest in orthodontics started 9 years ago.

He is the owner of two dental clinics – EmDent (Shoumen) and My smile (Burgas, first prize for the best manager of a dental clinic).

She studied fixed technique in orthodontics from Dr. Yoav Mazor, Dr. Davide Mirabella, Dr. Enzo Pascuiti, Dr. Luca Lombardo. With Dr. Domingo Martin, he learned skills in the treatment of temporomandibular joint problems, and with Dr. Bjorn Ludwig, the application of miniscrews.

She participated in numerous international orthodontic congresses in Austria, Germany, Italy and Romania with leading speakers such as Tommaso Castroflorio, Jay Bowman, Prof. Miroslava Dinkova, Chris Chang, master class Francesco Garino, Arash Zarinpour, Sandra Tai, Kenji Ojima.

Certified lecturer and key leader of Smilers for Bulgaria and Voco for Eastern Europe in the field of Orthodontics. Voco consultant for the development and implementation of new materials in orthodontics.

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The course will be held at the Aquahouse Hotel & SPA, at 9006 St. St. Constantine And Elena, St.St. Konstantin and Elena, Varna.

Contact phone: +359 884 706 888

Email: info@apriori-academy.com

Място на провеждане

Курсът ще се проведе в Пловдив, Хотел “Плаза”, на адрес бул. България 125А.

Осигурени са най-добрите възможни условия и оборудване.

Телефон за връзка: +359 884 019 777

Имейл: info@apriori-academy.com