20 Orthodontic Pearls to Better Your Clinic, Business, and Life

20 Orthodontic Pearls to Better Your Clinic, Business, and Life

Jan 28, 2020

Join Dr. Chris Teeters (1.25 CE)  for this fast-paced lecture that provides attendees with 20 orthodontic pearls that orthodontists can implement into their practice within a week of attending the webinar. Dr. Teeters who is an administrator of the Orthodontic Pearls Facebook forum will cover clinical techniques, business strategies and life enhancement pearls to assist you.

After this lecture, you will be able to:

  • Describe various scripting techniques designed to improve patient comprehension, doctor-patient relationships, and case/treatment acceptance
  • Have a clear understanding on how to employ various clinical pearls to improve treatment efficiency and outcomes
  • Describe various marketing designs and protocols

Disclosure of Financial and/or Beneficial Interest:
Presenters who have a financial and/or beneficial interest in any product or service related to their presentation are noted and the disclosure listed.

Package Dates Price
20 Orthodontic Pearls to Better Your Clinic, Business, and Life - Event Jan 28, 2020 Standard: FREE
Manipulating Curve of Spee with Aligners: Control Deepbites and Openbites

Manipulating Curve of Spee with Aligners: Control Deepbites and Openbites

Feb 5, 2020

Dr. William Dayan (1.25 CE) will discuss the need of any comprehensive orthodontic plan to include control of the curve of spee at the same time as the vertical dimension of the patient. Learn how to customize the opposing curve of spee changes in the upper and lower arches of aligner treatments. Learn how to use the curve of spee changes in aligner treatments to both open deepbite cases, and close openbite cases.

Learning Objectives:

  • Customize appropriate intrusions and extrusions to change the curve of spee in different malocclusions.
  • Choose the appropriate anchorage teeth and attachments to support changes desired.
  • Explain how to open or close the vertical dimension of patients with aligner orthodontics.
  • Explain how to introduce inter-arch elastics to add more control to curve of spee customizations.

Disclosure of Financial and/or Beneficial Interest:
Presenters who have a financial and/or beneficial interest in any product or service related to their presentation are noted and the disclosure listed.

Package Dates Price
Manipulating Curve of Spee with Aligners: Control Deepbites and Openbites - Event Feb 5, 2020 Standard: $50.00
Esthetic and Functional Goals during Orthodontic Finishing

Esthetic and Functional Goals during Orthodontic Finishing

Feb 18, 2020

Don't miss Dr. Vishnu Raj's (1.25 CE) Finishing webinar... Identifying and pursuing appropriate treatment objectives- is a very important step that determines the quality of the orthodontic result. This lecture will delineate optimal and evidence-based goals- during orthodontic finishing. The importance of facial balance, incisor position and inclination, transverse coordination, anterior and posterior occlusal relationships, as well as how to attain these objectives, will be discussed. A description of Biomechanical Strategies and Troubleshooting- will be provided with some specific case examples.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of appropriate facial and dental goals during finishing
  • Appreciate the esthetic significance of incisor position and inclination
  • Biomechanical strategies for optimal finishing
  • Recognize and resolve challenges that may preclude an excellent finish

Disclosure of Financial and/or Beneficial Interest:
Presenters who have a financial and/or beneficial interest in any product or service related to their presentation are noted and the disclosure listed.

Package Dates Price
Esthetic and Functional Goals during Orthodontic Finishing Feb 18, 2020 Standard: $50.00
Stannous Fluoride, Acid Reduction, and Caries Control during Orthodontic Treatment

Stannous Fluoride, Acid Reduction, and Caries Control during Orthodontic Treatment

Feb 25, 2020

Dr. Samuel St. John (1.00 CE) will discuss how the caries experience during orthodontic treatments increases because of adherence of cariogenic plaque on tooth surfaces around the bands.

This course will explore the added protection of tooth surfaces from acid damage when using stannous fluoride in comparison to other fluoride sources.

Learning Objectives:

  • Introduce measures of biofilm acid production, acidogenicty and acidurity. Plus the concepts of antibacterial action and surface stabilization
  • Review how stannous fluoride both reduces acid production and stabilizes the tooth surface towards acid attack
  • Discuss best practices for oral care providers when caring for orthodontic patients
  • Reaffirm the science that underpins the use of stannous fluoride to reduce cavities beyond sodium fluoride
Package Dates Price
Stannous Fluoride, Acid Reduction, and Caries Control during Orthodontic Treatment - Event Feb 25, 2020 Standard: $40.00
Stannous Fluoride, Acid Reduction, and Caries Control during Orthodontic Treatment

Stannous Fluoride, Acid Reduction, and Caries Control during Orthodontic Treatment

Feb 27, 2020

Dr. Samuel St. John (1.00 CE) will discuss how the caries experience during orthodontic treatments increases because of adherence of cariogenic plaque on tooth surfaces around the bands.

This course will explore the added protection of tooth surfaces from acid damage when using stannous fluoride in comparison to other fluoride sources.

Learning Objectives:

  • Introduce measures of biofilm acid production, acidogenicty and acidurity. Plus the concepts of antibacterial action and surface stabilization.
  • Review how stannous fluoride both reduces acid production and stabilizes the tooth surface towards acid attack.
  • Discuss best practices for oral care providers when caring for orthodontic patients.
  • Reaffirm the science that underpins the use of stannous fluoride to reduce cavities beyond sodium fluoride
Package Dates Price
Stannous Fluoride, Acid Reduction, and Caries Control during Orthodontic Treatment - Event Feb 27, 2020 Standard: $40.00
Contemporary Use of Fixed Functional Appliances for Treatment of Class II Malocclusions

Contemporary Use of Fixed Functional Appliances for Treatment of Class II Malocclusions

Apr 1, 2020

Dr. Peter Ngan's (1.25 CE)  presentation will address the indications and timing for orthopedic treatment of Class II malocclusions. The age factor, growth pattern, and the severity of the malocclusion affect the treatment outcome when using a fixed functional appliance. Long-term treatment records will be presented to illustrate the stability after orthopedic treatment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the indications and timing for Class II orthopedic treatment
  • Determine how the age factor, growth pattern and the severity of the malocclusion can affect the treatment outcome when using a fixed functional appliance
  • Identify the factors that affect the stability of early Class II orthopedic treatment

Disclosure of Financial and/or Beneficial Interest:
Presenters who have a financial and/or beneficial interest in any product or service related to their presentation are noted and the disclosure listed.

Package Dates Price
Contemporary Use of Fixed Functional Appliances for Treatment of Class II Malocclusions - Event Apr 1, 2020 Standard: $50.00
5 Ways Practices are Winning in Today's Market

5 Ways Practices are Winning in Today's Market

Apr 9, 2020

Mary Beth Kirkpatrick (1.25 CE)  believes Winning in today’s orthodontic market requires a strategic approach to understanding your community reach, discovering your target audience, designing a path for achievement and measuring performance. In this session Mary Beth Kirkpatrick will walk you through actionable steps for perfecting your new patient journey and discovering the Genie in the Bottle – a New Patient Coordinator. Building a collaborative growth team razor-focused on turning exams to starts and maintaining a robust observation program will allow your practice to enjoy the metrics of winning and the thrill of high octane performance.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the importance of community reach and discovering the practice’s target audience.
  • Discover the power of a New Patient Coordinator position in managing new patients from first call to hand off to treatment coordinator.
  • Understand the power of a collaborative Growth Team --- New Patient Coordinator, Treatment Coordinator, Records Technician and Clinical Coordinator – in creating winning performance.
  • Use the 5 Key Conversion Metrics of Winning Performance to measure your practice.

Disclosure of Financial and/or Beneficial Interest:
Presenters who have a financial and/or beneficial interest in any product or service related to their presentation are noted and the disclosure listed.

Package Dates Price
5 Ways Practices are Winning in Today's Market - Event Apr 9, 2020 Standard: FREE