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
Special Section: Startup Showcase
Many of today’s innovations in orthodontics are coming from within the specialty, including advances in lingual archwires and fully customized indirect bonding systems that allow doctors to 3D-print...
September 2021
Cuspid Substitutions
Dr. Robert “Tito” Norris shares techniques for predictable excellence when using a cuspid to replace a missing maxillary lateral incisor. His step-by-step guide is accompanied by a case study, and...
by Dr. Robert ("Tito") Norris
September 2021
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
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
Policing the Insurance Policies
As practice management consultant Tina Byrne explains, being an in-network provider and participating with an insurance plan is not necessarily a “discount death sentence”—to the contrary, a...
by Tina Byrne
July/August 2021
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
Retainer Replacement
Dr. Jennifer Bonamici recaps the most common types of retainer replacement plans used by orthodontic practices, including their benefits and drawbacks.
by Dr. Jennifer Bonamici
July/August 2021
A Voice in the Arena: The Wanting Self
Orthotown editorial director Dr. Chad Foster delves into the “wanting self,” a concept that’s discussed in his favorite book, and shares how it relates to orthodontists.
by Dr. Chad Foster
July/August 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
Poll: Bracket and Wires
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....
June 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
Coupling Up
Some orthodontists like Dr. Brion Long have added a pediatric dentist to their practice as a way to offer more to patients under one roof, as well as to increase the number of internal referrals....
by Dr. Brion Long
June 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
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
Dr. Wassim Bouzid shares a case in which he treated a patient’s gummy smile by using dental TADs and self-ligating braces.
by Dr. Wassim Bouzid
June 2021
Townie Treatment Case: Cant Be Tamed
In the debut installment of this new recurring feature—in which Townies walk readers through the steps of an interesting patient treatment case—Drs. Adith Venugopal and Anand Marya share a case in...
by Dr. Adith Venugopal
May 2021
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
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
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
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
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
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
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