Orthodontics

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Industry Insights: Maximizing Practice Efficiency
Dr. Bill Dischinger shares how the COVID-19 pandemic led him to assess his practice and implement efficient products and procedures to deliver the best treatment in fewer appointments.
by Dr. Bill Dischinger
October 2020
TAD Influence
Drs. Trevor Nichols and Stuart Frost share several cases in which the use of temporary anchorage devices helped speed patient treatment.
by Drs. Trevor Nichols and Stuart Frost
September 2020
Product Profile: Norris 20/26 PSL System
Control without compromise
September 2020
Juggling Aerosol Reduction With Acceptable Bond Strength
Paul Gange Jr. discusses bonding protocols that can help reduce aerosols in an orthodontic practice during the pandemic.
by Paul Gange Jr.
July/August 2020
What’s the Hurry?
Dr. Neil Warshawsky shares 3 case studies that involved sequential treatment plans—using both fixed and removable appliances and augmentive tools like manual osteoperforation and high-frequency...
by Dr. Neil Warshawsky
July/August 2020
Getting Things Back on Track
Dr. R. Bruce McFarlane shares cases in which he used manual osteoperforation and high-frequency vibration to help speed treatment of deep bite using clear aligners.
by Dr. R. Bruce McFarlane
December 2019
Product Profile: Dentronix Instrument Care
Ultimate efficiency in orthodontic instrument reprocessing
November 2019
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