DATE: Thursday, March 1, 2018
TIME: Registration: 7:30 a.m. | Lecture: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Loma Linda University, Centennial Complex - Damazo Amphitheater, 24760 Stewart Street, Loma Linda, CA 92350
TUITION: $195 DDS / $145 AUX
LUNCH: Will NOT be provided
CREDIT: This course meets the Dental Board of California’s requirements for 8 units of continuing education.
AGD Code: 370
Richard P. McLaughlin, DDS
Clinical Professor- Department of Orthodontics
University of Southern California in Los Angeles
Associate Professor- Department of Orthodontics
St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
This program will cover diagnosis and treatment planning- the hardest process in orthodontics. The importance of staff, front desk and chairside coordination will be discussed, as well as a variety of extraction cases and surgical considerations.
At the conclusion of of the program participants should be able to:
- Determine if ideal or compromised treatment is agreed upon.
- Establish and record the treatment plan.
- Determine the importance of staff.
- Recognize the keys to placing brackets.
- Determine direct bonding or indirect bonding of brackets.
- Understand the literature and clinical experience of arch form.
- Establish the catagory of extraction for each case.
- Appreciate the importance of coordination with the surgeon.
- Realize the definition and settling of completed case.
- Understand the sequence of retention.