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CE
How to Evaluate, Construct and Guide PSL Cases
Presenter: Alan Bagden, D.M.D.
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 11/22/13
  There has been tremendous advancement in passive self-ligation (PSL) treatment mechanics over the past decade. During this webinar, Dr. Bagden will navigate the audience through all of these changes and re-define the basics that offer the opportunity for success, when implemented in the initial construction appointments.

CE
Case Management Principles for Passive Self Ligation
Presenter: Tom Barron, D.M.D., M.S.
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 10/25/13
  Dr. Barron will tie in the wire sequencing and interarch elastic protocols presented in the Sep 27 and Oct 11 webinars.

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will:
1. Learn how to employ interarch elastics and wire sequencing for case success.
2. Become familiar with managing cases from bonding to retention.
3. Learn how to read and react to patient’s biological response to treatment from start to finish

CE
Early Light Elastics Protocols for Passive Self Ligation
Presenter: Tom Barron, D.M.D., M.S.
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 10/11/13
  Dr. Barron will present common interarch elastic patterns used to begin bite correction from the very first appointment.

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will:
1. Understand when/how to use elastics to reduce treatment time.
2. Become familiar with which type of cases to treat with elastics.

CE
Archwire Sequencing for Passive Self Ligation
Presenter: Tom Barron, D.M.D., M.S.
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 10/4/13
  Dr. Barron will discuss the core archwire progression employed to treat a variety of cases with passive self-ligating mechanics.

Upon completion of this CE activity, participants will:
1. Learn how to employ archwires to maximize the dento-alveolar response to low friction/low force mechanics.
2. Become familiar with the rationale for specific wire dimensions, alloys and durations.
3. Learn how to read and react to patient’s response to treatment and how to modify wire progression accordingly.

CE
Improving Case Acceptance and Clinical Placement Techniques of a Class II Appliance
Presenter: Lin Goode and Jocelyn Sherrick
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 6/28/13
  Learn how to present a Class II appliance to your potential patients and when it is best to use the appliance over early class 2 elastic treatment. In addition, step by step clinical procedure of initial placement of a Class II appliance, arch wire sequence and treatment timeline will be discussed.

CE
Improving Clinical Outcomes through New Active SL Technology
Presenter: Mark Coreil, D.D.S.
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 11/2/12
  During this webinar, Dr. Coreil will focus on the fundamentals of active self-ligation treatment mechanics and take a deep dive into case management for ultimate treatment efficiency.
Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: understand when and why to choose an Active Self-Ligation System; identify the clinical advantages of an active slide over an active clip including greater rotational control; understand when and why to choose different wires for efficient outcomes

CE
Demystifying Digital Orthodontics
Presenter: Dr. Jeffrey Kozlowski, DDS
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 10/19/12
  Treatment using 3-D Digital Orthodontics (i.e. smile design) is quickly growing into the next natural evolutionary phase in orthodontics to which we practice and treat cases. How can digital smile design and the resulting customized appliances aid our treatment? More importantly, how can digital orthodontics positively increase efficiencies, impact practice workflow and the bottom line?

CE
Active Self-Ligation Treatment Mechanics
Presenter: Straty Righellis, D.D.S.
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 9/14/12
  Discover the latest advancements in self ligation that combine the best of both worlds – active and passive! A SL system provides enormous flexibility while enabling you to use your preferred treatment mechanics.
Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: identify the three stages for efficient SL mechanics; identify suggested wire sequences for each stage; be familiar with variation in wire sequencing based upon anchorage requirements

CE
How to Increase Digital Orthodontic and TAD Case Acceptance and Increase Profitability
Presenter: Dr. John Smith, DDS, MSD
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 7/20/12
  How we educate our patients about the need for digital orthodontic and TAD therapy is vital to make these types of treatment routine office procedures. Dr. Smith will demonstrate new consultative communication methods, proven to increase case acceptance. In addition, you’ll review cases of varying degrees of difficulty incorporating the innovative treatment methods of the latest digital treatment software and TAD therapy and the true profit impact to your bottom line.

CE
Latest Advancements Utilizing a Class II Correction Appliance: A Review of Clinical Support
Presenter: Dr. Terry Dischinger
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 7/13/12
  Learn how the latest advancements in Class II correction provide better functionality and comfort to patients in Herbst® treatment. Dr. Terry Dischinger will demonstrate the clinical efficacy of improvements incorporated into these latest advancements by showcasing several patients with varying treatment needs and degrees of difficulty. Their treatment goals, intended outcomes and final results will be reviewed. In addition, users will go through the suggested treatment protocol and takeaway helpful troubleshooting tips for Herbst therapy.

CE
Sneak Peak: Advancements in Class II Correction
Presenter: Dr. Bill Dischinger
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 5/18/12
  Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: understand new developments and manufacturing advancements; understand patient kit vs. a custom device; be more familiar with Class II treatment through diagnosis & review of cases taken from the AdvanSync 2 clinical evaluation

CE
Online Marketing: Get More Patients In Your Door!
Presenter: Alex Miroshnichenko
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 5/11/12
  Learn how to develop and integrate aggressive online marketing initiatives to cut through the clutter and influence more patients to contact your practice today!

CE
Converting Adults to Clear Options in Passive Self Ligation
Presenter: Carol Eaton
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 7/15/11
  This webinar will focus on consultation strategies to increase patient conversions for practice growth! Carol Eaton has firsthand experience on how to effectively market your practice to drive adult patient starts and how to capitalize on an ever growing market of image-conscious patients.

CE
Converting Adults with Digital Orthodontic Treatment Alternatives
Presenter: Edwina Wood, AA, RDA
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 6/3/11
  Upon completion of this CE activity, the student will be able to:
--Learn how to maximize case starts to ensure you get the most from your initial examinations and consultations
--Understand the changing needs of today’s orthodontics new patient
--Increase your verbal dialogue along with key phrases that resonate with new patients
--Learn effective closing techniques to secure new patients

CE
Advanced TAD Cases
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Tracey
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 5/6/11
  Upon completion of this CE Activity, the student will be able to:
--identify tips to reduce miniscrew failures
--Optimize molar protraction mechanics
--Use indirect vs. direct anchorage
--understand Transitional tooth replacement

CE
Growing Your Practice with Digital Orthodontics and Customized Appliances
Presenter: Dr. John Smith, DDS, MSD
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 10/1/10
  During this webinar, Dr. Bob Smith will thoroughly review the technology of Insignia Advanced Smile Design- a 3-D treatment planning software combined with custom manufactured appliances- the recipe for successful practice building. Dr. Smith will review how Insignia reduces chair time through real case examples, the customization process and discuss how you can use Insignia to better meet your practice goals. Whether it’s reducing office hours, growing patient starts or increasing staff utilization, the efficiency and preciseness Insignia delivers to each patient’s case will surely differentiate and build your practice, the way you want it.

CE
Clinical Performance & Profitability of TADs
Presenter: Dr. John Smith, DDS, MSD
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 8/10/10
  Communicating the clinical advantages of temporary anchorage devices (TADs) is key to helping patients make an informed decision and accepting treatment. In many cases, TADs have been shown to eliminate the need for surgery as well as improve treatment outcomes while reducing compliance issues. Effective consultation techniques will be highlighted including discussions on patient pricing compared with alternative treatment techniques. Dr. Smith also will present numerous cases illustrating the language necessary to gain acceptance by the patient and mechanical principles used to achieve successful clinical results.

CE
Clinical Performance of a Clear Passive Self Ligation Bracket
Presenter: Dr. Stuart Frost, DDS
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 7/9/10
  Dr. Stuart Frost will be lecturing about the new Damon Clear clinical performance. This will include evaluations about the strength, clarity and comfort of the Damon Clear bracket. Dr. Frost will show results from several multi-site in vivo studies, third-party university research and extensive design tests. He will speak about his personal experience using Damon Clear and will be able to show complete Damon Clear cases.

CE
Part 2: Class II case finishes using Ormco appliances
Presenter: Dr. Terry Dischinger
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 6/25/10
  This webinar is Part 2 of Dr. Terry Dischinger’s first webinar, “AdvanSync- Class II cases in Class I time”. During this webinar Dr. Dischinger will show finished AdvanSync cases. He will be able to show different time points in treatment and the different capabilities of AdvanSync.

CE
FACE Treatment Philosophy
Presenter: Dr. Douglas Knight, DDS
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 5/21/10
  Orthodontic treatment is no longer just treating the smile. Building on the principles established by the renowned orthodontic leaders of the Roth Williams International Society of Orthodontists (RWISO), the new Functional and Cosmetic Excellence (FACE) program provides a one-year comprehensive study on orthodontics and interdisciplinary dentistry for the treatment of the entire dental and facial system.

CE
SL- What does the evidence say?
Presenter: Dr. Michael Mayhew, DDS, MS
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 5/14/10
  Self-ligation orthodontic appliance utilization has primarily been advanced by clinical reports. Manufacturers’ claims evolved from these anecdotal assessments and both have challenged long-held conventional orthodontic convictions. What is the status of currently available evidence to support these claims? With this discussion, we will look at research reports from the past decade, reviewing the progression and findings of research and clinical evaluations to current published reports. Specific topics relative to claims and reported benefits from oral hygiene, patient comfort, treatment efficiency, friction, arch width changes, and others will be presented in a concise format.

CE
Introduction to Digital Orthodontic Technology: Delivering Precise, Predictable Results
Presenter: Dr. Jeffrey Kozlowski, DDS
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 4/23/10
  There are many factors involved in treatment planning and designing the best smile for each individual patient. In this presentation, you will learn how Insignia software and custom-designed brackets and wires can help you deliver high quality results with greater precision, predictability and fewer office visits while significantly reducing mid-treatment adjustments.

CE
Force Levels of Aligning Wires
Presenter: Dr. Hisham Badawi, DDS, MSc, PhD, MRCSEd, FRCD(C)
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 4/13/10
  For the first time in the history of orthodontics, the development of 3D force measurement technology is delivering precise information concerning the magnitude and direction of applied forces. Dr. Hisham Badawi will report on results from the latest research at the University of Alberta that assesses resistance to sliding and changes in forces during tooth movement as they directly relate to wire alloy properties. Dr. Badawi will report on how binding occurs as a consequence of friction and surface material properties of both wires and the brackets as well as the clinical implications.

CE
Class II Cases in Class I Time using advancements in Herbst therapy
Presenter: Dr. Terry Dischinger
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study)

Release Date: 2/26/10
  During this webinar you will learn:
--How to eliminate two distinct treatment phases and save
6 months or more on your Class II cases with the new AdvanSync™ Class II appliance.
--How to use the new AdvanSync appliance to make treatment faster, more efficient and more comfortable than ever before.
--When to use Class II correctors, bite turbos, open-coil springs and light and heavy elastics.
--Simplify case treatment for complex orthodontic cases and treat surgery cases without surgery.
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