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
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.

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