D650 – Interrelationship Between Facial Appearance, Vertical Dimension, Arch Width & Health of TMJ

Online Course

Instructor: Dr. Grant Bowbeer This course covers the important interrelationship between the facial appearance, the vertical dimension, the arch width and the health of the TMJ. The significance of vertical dimension and/or inadequate arch width to TMJ problems, and how to improve facial esthetics will also be discussed. Other topics will include, the seven keys to facial beauty and TMJ health, the environmental causes of malocclusion, eliminating gummy smiles without surgery and easy cephalometric analysis that correlates with the facial analysis. Facial esthetics, vertical dimension and the TMJ will also be discussed. Participants will learn how and why functional appliances work [...]



AM100 – Cosmetic Orthodontics Principles

Online Course

Instructor: Dr. Keri Do This course will focus on the relationship between orthodontics and smile esthetics, specifically, an integration of how knowledge of basic core cosmetic principles will dictate orthodontic treatment to not only correct the dental malocclusion but create beautiful smiles.COURSE OBJECTIVESWhat you will learn:1) The relationship between cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics2) The principles of smile design and its application in orthodontic treatment3) Cosmetic and restorative factors that can affect orthodontic treatment4) A review of cases where these principles are applied



INT101 – Introduction to Orthodontics

Online Course

Instructors: Multiple Instructors This course is for new, prospective USDI members who would like to learn more about Orthodontics and how the USDI can help them grow their practice and become better over-all Clinicians.Learn how the USDI’s Unique Diagnostic System will help you incorporate Orthodontics into your practice in an easy-to-understand step-by-step method. You will be able to compete with Do-It-Yourself Orthodontics and offer your patients a clinically sound alternative to the beautiful smile they have always wanted!!Increase your Practice Revenue (with no added marketing expenses), enhance your Cosmetic Results and become an overall well-rounded Practicing Clinician. Your patients want a [...]



C346 – Sassouni Plus Cephalometric Analysis

Online Course

Instructor: Dr. Richard Beistle Detailed instruction on Sassouni analysis. Also, additional measurements are included which define growth tendencies extremely well. This course will provide an excellent working knowledge of Sassouni as well as key measurements derived from other analyses which can be used to support growth predictions and provide additional essential information not gleaned from the Sassouni Archial portion of the analysis.Participant will be able to trace a headplate using the Sassouni technique, and will be able to utilize; the tracings to assist in growth and treatment response predictions. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER – DAY 2



D320 – Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Online Course

Instructor: Dr. Jim Prittinen This course will introduce new appliances and reference the ALF appliance as well as the Tandem appliance. There will be strong emphasis on the anatomical and physiologic reasons for what is occurring during treatment. You will also see cutting edge videos of TMJ, Parkinson, Tourette’s and movement disorder patients being treated in dental offices.



CA100 – Clear Aligner Treatment for Orthodontic Cases (more info)

Online Course

Instructor: Dr. Barry Winnick This course provides doctors with introductory concepts, terminology, and clinical knowledge necessary to incorporate Aligner treatments into their practice. Appropriate case selection and submission will be reviewed as well as how to manage Clear Aligner treatment efficiently.Participants will learn the biological basis for tooth movements, diagnosis, and effective treatment planning for Aligner cases. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER – DAY 2



D580 – Airway and Facial Aesthetics

Online Course

Instructor: Dr. Keri Do This course will focus on the relationship between the airway, orthodontics, and facial aesthetics. Topics include airway and oral posture and its influence on facial development, malocclusion, and treatment stability. The factors that can result in a balanced and more esthetic facial appearance will also be discussed. After the completion of these courses, the participant will understand: The influence of airway and oral postures and its effect on malocclusions.The cause of malocclusions and how to achieve long term stability.The effects of changes in oral posture on facial growth and development.



INT101 – Introduction to Orthodontics

Online Course

Instructors: Multiple Instructors This course is for new, prospective USDI members who would like to learn more about Orthodontics and how the USDI can help them grow their practice and become better over-all Clinicians.Learn how the USDI’s Unique Diagnostic System will help you incorporate Orthodontics into your practice in an easy-to-understand step-by-step method. You will be able to compete with Do-It-Yourself Orthodontics and offer your patients a clinically sound alternative to the beautiful smile they have always wanted!!Increase your Practice Revenue (with no added marketing expenses), enhance your Cosmetic Results and become an overall well-rounded Practicing Clinician. Your patients want a [...]



AM200 – Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry: Incorporating Orthodontics Concepts

Online Course

Instructors: Dr. Keri Do This course is part 2 of cosmetic orthodontic principles. You will also learn restorative elements related to cosmetic dentistry that must be considered during treatment. Critical cosmetic guidelines and their impact on orthodontic evaluation with treatment planning will be discussed. After the completion of these courses, the participant will understand: How to plan for cosmetic and restorative dentistry before and after orthodontic treatment.How to utilize new cutting-edge diagnostic protocols.How to seamlessly transition through the different phases of treatment.Recognizing factors that complicate cases at consultation along with strategies to overcome them.



INT101 – Introduction to Orthodontics

Online Course

Instructors: Multiple Instructors This course is for new, prospective USDI members who would like to learn more about Orthodontics and how the USDI can help them grow their practice and become better over-all Clinicians.Learn how the USDI’s Unique Diagnostic System will help you incorporate Orthodontics into your practice in an easy-to-understand step-by-step method. You will be able to compete with Do-It-Yourself Orthodontics and offer your patients a clinically sound alternative to the beautiful smile they have always wanted!!Increase your Practice Revenue (with no added marketing expenses), enhance your Cosmetic Results and become an overall well-rounded Practicing Clinician. Your patients want a [...]



C302 – USDI Contemporary Cephalometric Analysis

Online Course

Instructor: Dr. Richard Beistle This is a Cephalometric course covers the definitions of landmarks, tracing of head plates, and review of Steiner and the USDI’s systems of analysis. A brief history of cephalometrics, structures of the skull and landmarks will be reviewed. Constructing the USDI analysis and the measurements needed will also be discussed.



T347/1 – TMJ Therapy Comprehensive Introduction Course

Online Course

Instructor: Dr. Ralph Garcia This course will provide the information necessary to diagnose and treat TMD problems. Treatment guidelines for determining the splint position will be discussed – including the rationale and documentation for the guidelines.Ancillary modalities utilized in the treatment of the TMD/pain patient will be demonstrated- including adjustments to the splints, medications, injections and physical therapy.Phase II treatment finishing methods also will be demonstrated including orthopedic and orthodontic appliances. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER – DAY 2