This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
There is no fee to view this course. There is a fee of $36 to take the exam and claim CE credits for this course.
Since the publication of the original research on manual osteoperforation performed at New York University,1 the clinical application and acceptance by practitioners of the system has grown significantly.2 It has proven to be useful in both proactive and reactive clinical applications for orthodontic cases being treated with fixed brackets or clear aligners. The reactive application is especially interesting to me, because it can put an orthodontic case back on track toward a more successful and expedited conclusion, thus saving time, money and reputations.
Description of Speaker:
Dr. R. Bruce McFarlane is a 1984 dental graduate of the University of Manitoba and holds a master’s degree in orthodontics from the University of Western Ontario.
He has since had practices in Winnipeg, Kenora, and Thunder Bay, Canada, as well as Beverly Hills, California. He travels and teaches extensively for Align Technology, Henry Schein Orthodontics and Propel Orthodontics. In his spare time, he enjoys fitness, technology and philanthropy
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
- Understand the difference between proactive and reactive use of manual osteoperforation (MOP)
- Know which orthodontic movements are commonly involved in making a case lag
- Understand the targeted use of MOP for specifi c areas, and anchorage requirements
- Appreciate the effi ciency, economic and reputation-saving advantages of MOP
- Feel confi dent about when, where and how to apply MOP in a reactive role
The speaker declares that neither he nor any member of his family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program nor has a financial arrangement with any product or service mentioned in this course. The speaker discloses that he has a financial interest in consulting dental professionals in the subject matter that he is lecturing on.
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|This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.|
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