Orthodontics

Combination Treatment Helps Speed Case Progress
Dr. Eric Wu discusses combination treatment, and shares two cases in which he used a 3D printer to create the clear aligners—and, in one case, a model that helped him perform some quick restorative...
by Dr. Eric Wu
June 2022
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
The Clear Plan
Dr. Jeff Alba discusses how to integrate CBCT data into clear aligner treatment, and shares a case study in which the information helped enhance clinical efficiencies.
by Dr. Jeff Alba
June 2022
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
Suggestions for This Case
Is compliance going to be a problem with this patient, who’s already been treated by another orthodontist twice?
June 2022
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
Product Profile: uDesign 7.0
Complex cases made easier
June 2022
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
Showcase Spotlight: Clear Aligners
The clear aligner market has exploded over the past several years, which means orthodontists now have a wider selection of products to treat patients. We asked the field’s major players to share...
June 2022
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
Townie Treatment Case: On the Flip Side
Dr. Bilal Koleilat shares a patient case that illustrates how he treated a Class III dentoskeletal malocclusion with self-ligating braces, Class III elastics and buccal shelf TADs.
by Dr. Bilal Koleilat
June 2022
Second Opinion: The Fine Line of Phase I
Dr. Robert Kazmierski explains why it’s essential to figure out when patients truly do benefit from Phase I treatment—based on scientific results, not marketing.
by Dr. Robert Kazmierski
May 2022
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
A Voice in the Arena: Lip Trapping
Dr. Chad Foster, Orthotown’s editorial director, discusses how lower lip trapping can mask underlying hard-tissue deficiencies, and how to approach such cases.
by Dr. Chad Foster
May 2022
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
New Products
Take a look at some of the newest products hitting the orthodontic market.
April 2022
With Great Parity Comes Great Responsibility
As the number of companies offering clear aligner options burgeons, so does confusion about which options might be best for an orthodontist’s practice. Dr. Andrew Sarpotdar discusses his experiences...
by Dr. Andrew Sarpotdar
April 2022
A Voice in the Arena: Aesthetic Importance of Upper Incisor Vertical Position
Orthotown Editorial Director Dr. Chad Foster shares a patient case in which the position of upper incisors within the lip frame became of singular importance during treatment.
by Dr. Chad Foster
April 2022
Will Extractions Worsen the Face of This Girl?
This Townie gets a second opinion on extractions after the patient’s mother expresses concern.
April 2022
Product Profile: Glacier Thermoform Material
For fabrication of aligners and retainers
April 2022
Poll: Bonding, Brackets and Wires
With our monthly poll, you can see how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how orthodontics is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the...
April 2022
Industry News
Take a look at some of the latest happenings in the orthodontic industry.
April 2022
Outside-the-Box Smile Design
Dr. Mike DePascale shares a case study that challenged him early in his professional tenure—a patient with a narrow maxilla, irregular mandibular arch, severe crowding and overjet, lip incompetence...
by Dr. Mike DePascale
March 2022
Challenging Case
This Townie needs help on an inherited case that was unsuccessfully treated with Invisalign
March 2022
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