2017 Basic Comprehensive Ortho for GP and Pedo (Orlando)

This course is designed for general and pediatric dentists who want to add comprehensive fixed orthodontic services to their practices. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to diagnose and treat more than 70% of the orthodontic cases presented in general and pediatric practice using Straight Wire orthodontic appliances. The course consists of hands-on exercises and lecture on Fridays and Saturdays with a half day Sunday session devoted to in-depth review of cases that you are involed in treating or cases that you are considering for treatment in your practice. Course cost $4,980 per doctor. Pay in full by March 13 and receive a $500 discount. AOS membership ($375) is required.


SESSION 1 April 7-9, 2017

INTRODUCTION TO STRAIGHT WIRE ORTHODONTICS LECTURE
EXERCISE
  • The Financial and Practical Benefits of Incorporating Orthodontics into your Practice.
  • An Overview of this Course in Basic Orthodontics
  • Examples of Cases You will be Treating after this Course
  • Cephalometrics – Landmarks, Definitions and Diagnosis
  • The Intro Cephalometric Analysis
  • Understanding the Straight Wire Orthodontic Appliance System
  • Understanding the Tip and Torque in the Straight Wire Bracket
  • Necessary Records for Orthodontic Standard of Care
  • How to Band and Bracket Teeth
  • Diagnosing and Treatment Planning Your Cases
  1. Bracketing Anatomical Teeth – Learning the Effect of Bracket Positioning on the Teeth
  2. Banding & Bracketing the Clear Typodont

SESSION 2 June 23-25, 2017

LECTURE
EXERCISE
  • Expanded Diagnosis
  • Phase I into Phase II Treatment
  • Prefabricated Utility Archwire
  • The Profile Enhancer
  • Phase I Retention – the Fixed Removable Lingual Arch
  • Treating Anterior Open Bites/Tongue Thrust/Habits
  • Predictable Frenectomy Procedures
  • Treating Diastemas and Midlines
  • Treating Rotated Molars
  • Phase II Retention
  • The self-ligating Bracket
  • “Forming Your Orthodontic Practice Correctly”
  • Developing your own Orthodontic Philosophy
  • Getting Paid for Your Services
  • Treating Transfer Patients
  1. Fabrication of Arch Wires
  2. Fabrication of Helical, Omega, and T-Loops
  3. Fabrication of Molar Uprighting Springs
  4. Fabrication of a Fixed Removable Lingual Arch

SESSION 3 July 21-23, 2017

PHASE 1- EARLY TREATMENT LECTURE
EXERCISE
  • Understanding the Rationale of the Straight Wire Series in Phase 1 or Interceptive Treatment
  • The Pre-fabricated Utility Archwire System
  • Correcting Crossbites with the Nitanium Palatal Expander
  • The Fixed Removable Lingual Arch & its Role in Phase 1 Retention
  • Bending Customized Utility Archwires in Phase 1 Treatment
  • Basic Cephalometrics
  • Basic Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
  • Diagnosing & Treatment Planning Your Cases
  1. Palatal Expansion Using the Nitanium Palatal Expander (NPE)
  2. Utility Archwire for Mixed Dentition – Pre-fabricated
  3. Utility Archwire for the Mixed Dentition – Bend Your Own
  4. Fixed Removable Lingual Arch (FRLA)

SESSION 4 August 18-20, 2017

PHASE 2 - COMPREHENSIVE (CONTINUED) LECTURE
EXERCISE
  • Reviewing Phase 1 Sagittal and Transverse Appliances
  • Treatment Planning in More Detail
  • The Straight Wire Series for Class II Malocclusions
  • Multi Distalizing Arch Appliance (MDA)
  • The CD Distalizer, The EZ Distalizer & Other Distalization Appliances
  • Closing Spaces and Retractioin Mechanics
  • More Basic Cephalometrics & Sim Analysis
  • Diagnosing & Treatment Planning Your Cases
  1. MDA – Placing the Multi Distalizing Arch Appliance – Stainless Steel
  2. Post MDA- .016 x .022 Nitinol– Recovering the U5s.
  3. Post MDA- .016 x .022 SS – Retracting the Pre-Molars & Retracting the Canines
  4. Post MDA- .018 x .015 SS – Posts or Crimpable Hooks – Retracting the Anteriors


SESSION 5 September 29 - October 1, 2017

FINISHING THE CASE LECTURE
EXERCISE
  • Review of Class I & Class II Treatment Mechanics
  • Various Sagittal & Transverse Appliances
  • Case Finishing Techniques
  • Elastic Strategies
  • Retention: What to Use and When
  • Clear Aligner Therapy & its Indications
  • GP Orthodontic Practice Management
  • More Basic Cephalometrics
  • Diagnosing & Treatment Planning Your Cases
  • General Review
  1. Elastic Strategies
  2. .018 x .025 SS Sectionals & Cross Arch Elastics
  3. Retention with Bond-A-Braid
When
4/7/2017 - 10/1/2017
Where
Orlando

Program

   

Friday, 07 April 2017

 
Time
4/7/2017 8:00 AM - 10/1/2017 12:30 PM
8:00 AM
Time
4/7/2017 8:00 AM - 4/9/2017 1:00 PM
8:00 AM

Friday, 23 June 2017

 
Time
6/23/2017 8:00 AM - 6/25/2017 1:00 PM
8:00 AM

Friday, 21 July 2017

 
Time
7/21/2017 8:00 AM - 7/23/2017 1:00 PM
8:00 AM

Friday, 18 August 2017

 
Time
8/18/2017 8:00 AM - 8/20/2017 1:00 PM
8:00 AM

Friday, 29 September 2017

 
Time
9/29/2017 8:00 AM - 10/1/2017 1:00 PM
8:00 AM

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