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DATE: Sunday, March 5, 2023

TIME:  Registration 8:30 a.m. - Lecture: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Pre-registration is recommended; registrations can be completed the morning of class.

NOTE: This course is held during our Homecoming event but is open to all dental professionals.

LOCATION: Loma Linda University Church - Anthem Auditorium  - 11125 Campus Street, Loma Linda, CA 92354

TUITION: $195 DDS / $145 AUX

CREDIT: This course meets the Dental Board of California’s requirements for 7 units of continuing education.

AGD Code: 370

"Dr. Tim Shaughnessy"
Tim Shaughnessy, DDS, MS

Orthodontic Private Practice in UAE
Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics
Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy,
American College of Dentists and
the International College of Dentists

Synopsis

There are 3 ways to treat a Class II skeletal discrepancy: growth modification, surgery, or orthodontic camouflage. A growing patient is an obvious requirement for growth modification. Surgery may be ideally required for patients with large skeletal discrepancies. But how do we treat patients who decline surgery or present with inadequate growth for complete correction of moderate skeletal discrepancies? Dr. Shaughnessy will discuss orthodontic camouflage as a viable option. The teeth are moved to a position of best fit, despite the skeletal discrepancy.

What type of patient is the best candidate for orthodontic camouflage? What about the Class III patient with excessive mandibular growth? vs. maxillary deficiency? Numerous patients treated via orthodontic camouflage will be shown, with an emphasis on the anteroposterior plane of space. Camouflage treatment in the transverse and vertical planes of space will be briefly introduced and highlighted with a few examples.

Objectives

  • Define Orthodontic Camouflage and the rationale for this form of treatment.
  • Appreciate the limits of Orthodontic Camouflage treatment and when it is not a prudent choice.
  • Understand which patients are the best candidates for Orthodontic Camouflage.
  • Discuss the difference age and growth make in committing to Orthodontic Camouflage treatment of Class II vs Class III patients.

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