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In this webinar you will learn a clinical approach to a fully esthetic solution using ceramic brackets while avoiding occlusal interference.
Learning Objectives: • Review steps to follow to avoid occlusal interference in cases that have ceramic brackets on upper and lower arches • Discuss approaches to challenging treatment cases using ceramic brackets, including deep bites and open bite
We have an opportunity to make our new patient experience exceptional. One way to achieve this is by using strategies through marketing to give our patients what they want instead of what we want. This is the foundation and the key to being competitive in highly competitive markets. If we make a decision to differentiate our practices this way we can become more successful than ever. My simple market research has found that my patients have four top desires. They want esthetic treatment. They want the treatment to be fast. They want excellent results and they want to be wowed. This CE webinar will explore strategies how we can incorporate these ideals into our practices and therefore attract more new patients and also to be able to improve our Case Acceptance Rate.
Now more than ever, staying up-to-date with the most current Infection Prevention protocols is critical for patient and staff safety and confidence. The details in this webinar can help minimize the risk of cross contamination.
In this CE webinar we’ll take a deeper dive into topics such as the changing regulatory landscape for respirator use in healthcare, imported respirators, fraudulent activity, fit testing, user seal check, skin protection and an update on decontamination methods.
As a dental professional, we know keeping staff, patients and yourself safe is crucial while delivering dental and orthodontic care during these uncertain times. This CE webinar is focused on respiratory protection as you re-establish patient care in your practice.
In this CE webinar, we will identify the impact of bond failures on your practice, review potential factors that can lead to a bond failure, and provide suggested solutions to aid in reducing the bond failure rate in your office. We will also review traditional and contemporary direct bonding techniques and compare resulting efficiencies.
Learning Objectives: • Describe the four basic principles and modes of disease transmission in the dental setting • Discuss sources of guidance and the steps required for effective device reprocessing • List and describe the purpose of sterilization and the tests required to monitor and document sterility assurance
Learning Objectives: • Review and discuss common rules with clear aligner treatments • Explore different aspects of practice workflow to consider when implementing a new treatment • Discuss motivating factors to implement a new treatment into your practice workflow • Learn how to navigate design and set-up
Dr. Lisa Alvetro and her assistant, Jennifer McWhinney discuss expectations and treatment differences seen when using passive self-ligated appliances compared to ligated bracket systems. This webinar provides insights on treatment considerations when implementing self-ligation into your practice. Following are the main topics covered in this webinar: • Passive and Active Bracket Systems • Low Force and Light Wires • Archwire Considerations • Archwire Activation
White Spot Lesions (WSL) are a Dental Professionals worst nightmare! In this CE webinar, join us to understand the etiology of these lesions and discuss effective identification tools, preventative measures, and management options available today - including the complexities of orthodontic clients pre, mid and post treatment.
In this practice marketing webinar Dr. Lisa Alvetro shares how her devotion to philanthropy has enhanced her community while building her practice. Learn how using community service to strategically build brand recognition can make a difference - to your community and your bottom line.
Learn how to grow your orthodontic practice by engaging your audience on social media and attracting new patients to your website. In this CE webinar, Dr. Kyle Fagala shares his Top 10 digital marketing secrets for social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter. He also discusses best practices for SEO, Web Design, Blogging, and Google Ads.
Understand why measuring and monitoring a marketing plan is important for an orthodontic office in today’s marketing environment. Dr. Sondhi discusses orthodontic market trends, and provides examples of methods and touchpoints for information gathering.
Explore the 4P’s of Marketing as they apply to a modern practice. In this CE webinar, Dr. Sondhi will discuss strategies to market your practice in light of the changing orthodontic practice environment.
Understand why change is needed in today’s marketing and learn insights into how to proceed. In this CE webinar, Dr. Sondhi will discuss strategies on how to differentiate and market your orthodontic practice.
Digital orthodontics is all the rage, but it raises a lot of questions: What is a digital workflow? What hardware and software is involved? How can it help my practice? In this CE webinar, Dr. Neil Warshawsky answers these questions and explains how digital workflows incorporating the 3M™ True Definition Scanner, the Incognito™ System, and Unitek™ Treatment Management Portal | TMP have expanded his treatment options while increasing his practice efficiency and profitability.
Reliable and precise placement of brackets is essential for an ideal treatment result in lingual treatment. Now accuracy can be further improved with a new bonding tray. In this CE webinar Dr. Dagmar Ibe shares how the Incognito™ Clear Precision Tray has helped make her lingual cases easier to finish, and more accurate. She demonstrates clinical tips and tricks to optimize the usage of the Incognito Clear Precision Tray.
Continuing his exploration of the Unitek™ Temporary Anchorage Device System, Dr. Moe Razavi describes the use of indirect anchorage to protract posterior dental segments in both the maxillary and mandibular arches. Specifically, he presents how to utilize a combined TransPalatal Arch (TPA) / TAD system to protract maxillary posterior segments in canine substitution cases, as well as protraction of mandibular molars using indirect anchorage to close the space of congenitally missing second premolar teeth.
In this CE webinar, Dr. Beyza Kircelli reviews options for lingual class II treatment. She shares successful esthetic and compliance-free treatment results with the recently introduced Incognito™ System for Forsus™ Fatigue Resistant Device, which includes a new lower labial attachment.
Although the number of new patients is an important metric for an orthodontic practice, focusing on this alone can overlook many opportunities for growth and improvement. Learn techniques to make your practice the best it can be by using Dr. Lisa Alvetro's approach to scheduling, staffing and organizational management.
Do you struggle with goals, budgeting, or management in your office? Ineffective strategic planning can limit practice success. In this webinar, Dr. Lisa Alvetro poses the question, "If you don’t know where you are going, how do you get there?" Dr. Alvetro shares the systematic process that she and her team utilize to identify goals, define practice direction and allocate resources.
In past webinars, Dr. Moe Razavi has reviewed the benefits of using the palate as the source of anchorage for en masseretraction of the maxillary anterior teeth. The Unitek™ Temporary Anchorage Device System, combined with the custom designed TransPalatal Arch (TPA), can not only be used to control the final position of the maxillary incisor teeth, but can also allow for control of almost every tooth in the mouth. In this segment, Dr. Razavi reviews treatment mechanics for anterior-posterior (AP) correction through molar distalization in both the maxillary and mandibular arches using a combined TPA/TAD system anchored in the palate.
In this new and updated CE webinar, clinical trainer Cathy Sundvall walks you through the most up-to-date steps for successful bonding and rebonding of Incognito™ Appliance System custom lingual brackets. The webinar provides insightful tips applicable to any lingual bonding to help doctors and clinical staff improve techniques and reduce bond failures.
Bonding to the lingual surface offers unique challenges, but in her years as a clinical trainer Cathy Sundvall has developed many techniques to overcome those challenges. In this CE webinar Cathy walks you through the steps for successful bonding and rebonding of custom lingual brackets. The webinar provides insightful tips applicable to any lingual bonding to help doctors and clinical staff improve their techniques and reduce bond failures.
In the State of the Art in Orthodontic Bonding series Dr. Fredrik Bergstrand explores the most-up-to date bonding concepts and techniques. This CE webinar covers materials, efficiencies, and outcomes for direct bonding.
In the State of the Art in Orthodontic Bonding series Dr. Fredrik Bergstrand explores the most-up-to date bonding concepts and techniques. This CE webinar covers materials, efficiencies, and outcomes for indirect bonding.
Dr. Moe Razavi presents a comprehensive review of various mini-implants available in the market, along with their design pros and cons. He reviews features of the Unitek™ Temporary Anchorage Device System that led him to make this his exclusive TAD system of choice. Additional mini-implant topics covered include indications for use, placement techniques and tips for use in a busy orthodontic practice.
Finishing and arch coordination at the end of treatment can often prove to be the most difficult, time consuming and frustrating aspects of a case. The brackets, wires, and arch forms of the MBT™ Versatile+ Appliance System were specifically designed to make finishing and arch coordination as straightforward as possible. It this CE webinar, Dr. John McDonald discusses common problems with proper finishing of a case and shows, with a variety of case examples, how the MBT System of brackets, wires and mechanics can solve these issues. Dr. McDonald shares how using these concepts and techniques has improved not just difficult cases, but all of his cases.
Once again, 3M Innovation delivers a game-changer in orthodontic bonding – with APC™ Flash-Free Adhesive. Since the launch of this new addition to the 3M Unitek APC Adhesive family, Dr. Moe Razavi's bonding protocol has been transformed. In this webinar, Dr. Razavi reviews the science behind this revolutionary bonding technology and shares how he utilized this new tool to propel his practice to the next level, both in terms of practice efficiency, and more importantly, in terms of improved patient experience.
In this CE webinar, Dr. Lisa Alvetro explains the unique role assistants play in successful treatment with Class II Correctors. Dr. Alvetro details how staff can assist in Forsus™ Class II Corrector installation and check-ups. She is joined by Certified Orthodontic Assistant Leighann Jones for practical tips to ensure patient compliance and satisfaction.
In this CE webinar, Dr. Mohammad Razavi introduces the use of a temporary anchorage device system for palatal anchorage to control vertical dimension, and correction of anterior open bites. This presentation also highlights factors that should be taken into consideration in order to achieve reliable and predictable open bite correction.
As cosmetic and restorative dentistry continues to rise, orthodontists are increasingly faced with the challenge of bonding to non-enamel surfaces. Dr. Fredrik Bergstrand has studied and practiced the clinical application of modern bonding materials to non-enamel surfaces. In this webinar he provides easy to follow tips for bonding to porcelain, gold, amalgam and composite.
Maximize the results of the time you spend with potential patients in your office with this exciting practice management course. In this CE webinar Dr. Anoop Sondhi shares the secrets of his highly structured preparation and consultation process. He describes an energizing new method for preparing for orthodontic consultations and how it can lead to a higher degree of effectiveness and patient/parent acceptance.
More and more adults are seeking orthodontic treatment. Often they are looking to fix just their social six and are not willing to wear visible braces. Listen to Dr. Adam Schulhof explain why the new Custom Lingual Appliance System for the social six is his choice in delivering a completely hidden, simple treatment with precise results.
By popular demand, Dr. Lisa Alvetro extends her Class II Correction CE webinar series to demonstrate minor variations in Class II corrector installations that enhance vertical control in patients with vertical growth patterns. The same variation can be used to turn a fixed functional Class II corrector into an effective dental distalization appliance.
Various sites have been advocated by numerous authors as the “ideal placement site” for mini-screw implants (MSI). Many publications have documented the bone quantity and density in the more popular interdental sites for MSI placement. The palate, on the other hand, can also provide a versatile location that could be used for most anchorage sensitive cases. In this CE webinar, Dr. Mohammad Razavi reviews a step-by-step protocol in palatal MSI placement and the fabrication of a transpalatal arch designed to be used for the Unitek™ Temporary Anchorage Device.
In this CE webinar, Caryann Schoenfeld draws on her years of experience as a lingual technique trainer to act as your chairside guide to taking impressions for Custom Lingual Appliances. You will learn the key steps for taking accurate, two phase, two step polyvinyl impressions, and how to maximize efficiency while doing so. This webinar also serves as an excellent troubleshooting tool for doctors and staff toward achieving better impressions.
This is the final webinar in the three-part series that focuses on specifics of Class II correction with fixed functional Class II Correctors. This webinar will focus on the advantage of using Class II correctors as a form of anchorage in extraction cases. Preserving maxillary anchorage is often critical to the successful correction of the Class II relationship. In the mandibular arch, preserving incisor torque and position during protraction of the posterior buccal segments is also of importance in optimal treatment. The strategic use of fixed functional Class II correctors during space closure can minimize these clinical challenges and insure success.
In today’s competitive orthodontic market, there are three essentials for successful practices: 1. Differentiation 2. Attraction of adult patients 3. Impeccable results
In this webinar, Dr. Schulhof will discuss how Custom Lingual Appliances can provide all three practice essentials. Dr. Schulhof will explain how Incognito Braces overcome limitations of previous lingual appliances to deliver impressive results and make your practice stand out to adult patients.
This is the second webinar in a three-part series that focuses on specifics of Class II correction. The correction of Class II malocclusions involving deep bites can be clinically challenging. However, the use of fixed functional Class II correctors simplifies the treatment of these cases. Wire selection and appliance application will be explained based on the origin of the malocclusion. This optimized treatment protocol will be demonstrated in clinical cases.
Cosmetic treatment options are gaining in popularity and orthodontic patients are more aesthetically conscious than ever before. You are not alone if you feel the push towards all aesthetics but don’t know where to begin. Don't be afraid to niche your practice with aesthetics; Dr. Patrice Pellerin made the transition to an all aesthetic practice more than a dozen years ago. During this time, he has found new opportunities for practice growth and patient satisfaction. Dr. Pellerin will share how tightening your focus on cosmetics can produce practical, financial, and treatment benefits for you patients and your office.
The Forsus appliance is an effective and efficient appliance for the correction of Class II malocclusions. From this webinar, clinicians will gain the knowledge needed to correctly install, activate and understand the effects of the appliance. They will also be able to confidently treatment plan cases using the Forsus appliance to optimize results.
Fixed functional Class II correctors create a winning situation for doctors, patients, and staff and a predictable, positive experience. Dr. Alvetro will discuss case selection and presentation. She will also demonstrate that the Class II Appliance is an easy, cost effective tool in patient and practice management. She will share pearls and clinical tips.
This module details how to engage and disengage archwires into 3M™ Self-Ligating Appliances while providing maximum patient comfort. The important Tandem Archwire Technique is also discussed for optimum success with the SmartClip™ SL3 and Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Bracket systems.