Orthodontics

Office Visit: Dr. Trevor Nichols
We visit the Mesa, Arizona, practice where this Townie works with his longtime mentor, Dr. Stuart Frost, and learn how he uses social media to market his practice and how his commitment to his family...
by Arselia Gales, assistant editor
April 2021
Solutions to Help Your Practice Thrive in Todays New Reality
In today’s new reality, providers are reevaluating how they interact with their patients to ensure safe yet exceptional treatment outcomes. During this 90-minute presentation, Dr. Regina Blevins will...
Dr. Regina Blevins
CE Credits: 1.5
Slop-py Work: Calculating Theoretical Torque Loss Utilizing Rectangular and Square-Shaped Archwires
This course describes a method to simply calculate theoretical “slop,” assuming that absolute archwire stiffness, perfect archwires and bracket slot geometry exist. It explores the relative slop...
Dr. Elizabeth R. Michalczyk, Dr. Noam Green and Dr. Alise Senderak
CE Credits: 1.5
Soft-Tissue Contouring
Drs. Trevor Nichols and Stuart Frost explain the steps behind laser gingivectomy, a procedure they offer to many patients at the end of treatment to perfect their smiles.
by Drs. Trevor Nichols and Stuart Frost
April 2021
Keep the Change: Post-Pandemic Orthodontics
Dr. Courtney Schiefelbein had just opened a startup practice in Midtown Manhattan when the COVID-19 pandemic forced her to temporarily shut down the office. Now, one year after COVID first forced the...
by Dr. Courtney Schiefelbein
March 2021
Micro-Osteoperforation: Orthodontic Acceleration Becomes Mainstream
The science behind micro-osteoperforation is well-established and its clinical usefulness has also been well-studied and confirmed. It is now at the Tipping Point of becoming a mainstream, routine...
Dr. Bruce McFarlane
CE Credits: 1.5
Intermaxillary Edgewise Mechanics
This course will teach you how to utilize free energy from the face muscles to produce curved edgewise vectors that eliminate overjet in 6 months.
Dr. J.J. Jasper
CE Credits: 1.5
Poll: Aesthetic Alternatives
With our monthly poll you can see how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession....
March 2021
Embrace Progress: The Pendulum Swings
In his final column as Orthotown’s editorial director, Dr. Dan Grob examines the familiar patterns of change and welcomes his successor.
by Dr. Daniel Grob
March 2021
Orthodontics in the Multidisciplinary Treatment of Complex Cases
Orthodontics sets up the foundation for future prosthetics in cases with periodontal, surgical and restorative dentistry requirements. Adult orthodontics simplifies complex clinical situations....
Dr. Miguel Hirschhaut
CE Credits: 2
Online Dental Marketing Opportunities for Orthodontists
The final installment of consultant Casey Bull’s two-part series examines what orthodontic practices should focus on as they put together their 2021 marketing plans. This month’s focus—how to...
by Casey Bull
March 2021
Sweeping Away the Myths in Orthodontics: The Extraction/Non-Extraction Debate by Dr. Richard A. Litt
It is time to hear the facts! If you are presently practicing orthodontics or intend to incorporate orthodontics into your practice, you owe it to yourself and your patients to find out the truth and...
Dr. Richard A. Litt
CE Credits: 2
Buyers Beware
Each time Dr. John H. Foley has purchased an orthodontic practice, he’s learned something new to put into practice the next time. This North Carolina Townie recaps the biggest lessons he’s learned...
by Dr. John H. Foley
March 2021
Treatment by Twelves
Treatment by Twelves is a method to describe caring for patients with malocclusions of all ages with the express intention of treating to the new aesthetic demands. Based on recent published...
Daniel J. Grob, DDS, MS
CE Credits: 1.5
Continuing Education: Slop-py Work
In the CE course, Drs. Elizabeth R. Michalczyk, Noam Green and Alise Senderak share research and a formula for calculating theoretical torque loss in rectangular and square-shaped archwires.
by Drs. Elizabeth R. Michalczyk, Noam Green and Alise Senderak
December 2020
Orthodontics and Restorative Triumphs
Cases done well utilizing effective interdisciplinary approaches yield stunning smiles and occlusal harmonies. This presentation celebrates great smile outcomes with a team approach and goes step by...
Duane Grummons, DDS, MSD
CE Credits: 2
Embrace Progress: 2020 and the 4th Dimension
As the year comes to a close, Orthotown editorial director Dr. Dan Grob reflects on the future of orthodontics, what orthodontists should look out for and the rising importance of understanding...
by Dr. Daniel Grob
December 2020
As Easy As 4, 5, 6
Dr. Robert (“Tito”) Norris discusses the 4–5–6 technique for diagnosing and treating interdisciplinary patients, and shares a case study that illustrates its steps.
by Dr. Robert ("Tito") Norris
December 2020
Office Visit: Dr. Jason Battle
We take a trip to Orlando, Florida, to tour the practice of one of our most-followed members on Orthotown’s message boards. In our exclusive Q&A, this 15-year Townie also shares how he used the...
by Arselia Gales, assistant editor
December 2020
Embrace Progress: The Rise of Early Treatment
Orthotown editorial director Dr. Dan Grob shares his early treatment philosophy, highlighting the importance of this seemingly taboo treatment that some orthodontists aren’t too keen to adopt.
by Dr. Daniel Grob
November 2020
Disruptive Innovations
Drs. Tom Pitts and Duncan Brown discuss how orthodontists will need to set themselves apart as aesthetic experts in the modern treatment age.
by Drs. Tom Pitts and Duncan Brown
November 2020
Keeping It Simple
Townies share their similar cases to help a member treat this seemingly simple case involving crowding and upper incisor proclination.
October 2020
Embrace Progress: Rethinking Education
Orthotown editorial director Dr. Dan Grob forecasts significant and permanent changes in how higher education institutions, including dental schools, teach and train students in the wake of the...
by Dr. Daniel Grob
October 2020
5 Ways To Welcome Patients Back
These five tips will help orthodontic practices communicate with patients to make them feel safe about being treated in your office.
by Orthotown staff
October 2020
Outside-In Dentofacial Diagnosis
Dr. Chad Foster discusses an adjunct method of determining the right patient treatment plan— looking from the outside in.
by Dr. Chad Foster
October 2020
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