F320 – The Benefits of Orthopedic Appliances in Early Orthodontic Treatment

Online Course

Instructor: Dr. Bruce Gallant This course consist of review of previous seminars related to early orthodontic treatment. Emphasis is placed on the management of the more advanced orthopedic/functional appliances. Time is spent on the cephalometric analyses that are useful in orthopedic treatment. Doctors are instructed in the diagnosis and treatment of TMD in children and young adults.



CA100 – Clear Aligner Treatment for Orthodontic Cases

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



T348 – The Diagnosis and Effective Treatment of TMJ Dysfunction

Online Course

Instructor: Dr. Grant Bowbeer The major cause of almost all TMJ dysfunction is an over closed vertical dimension causing excess pressure in the TMJ fossae when the teeth are in occlusion. This is usually due to the inadequate eruption of the lower posterior teeth.     This course will examine effective TMJ diagnosis and TMJ treatment protocol.  These treatment techniques will allow the rapid relief of TMJ symptoms within 6-8 weeks and usually a permanent relief of the entire TMJ problem within 4 to 12 months. This method of treating TMJ dysfunction works no matter how long the patient has had a TMJ [...]



CA300 – Advanced Clear Aligner Orthodontic Therapy with Emphasis on Class II Cases

Online Course

Instructor: Dr. Barry Winnick Since the first clear aligner comprehensive orthodontic therapy (CAT) was introduced in 1998, rapid progress has been made with the use of this appliance system. Worldwide, more adults are receiving orthodontic therapy than ever before, and this is being credited to the use of sequential clear aligners. More companies are developing aligner systems, and this in turn should lead to even more technical advancements. Complicated malocclusions and skeletal dysplasia are now being treated with sequential aligners for both adults and teenagers. The aligner may look quite simple but it is a very sophisticated bio-force appliance and, though [...]



C346 – Sassouni Plus Cephalometric Analysis

Online Course

Instructor: Dr. Richard Beistle This course will include 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 that can be used to support growth predictions and provide additional essential information not gathered from the Sassouni Archial portion of the analysis. Attendees 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



CA200 – Advancing Clear Aligner Treatment

Online Course

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. David Ostreicher This course will review an exciting new way to treat patients using a faster, easier, and simplified next-generation aligner solution! Discover how to become a high-quality provider using the latest technologies and exceed your patients' expectations with clinical precision and predictability. Attendees will learn how to decrease treatment times and differentiate their practice from direct-to-consumer clear aligner companies. Highly engaging and practical, this program provides standardized protocols to ensure that Clear Aligner treatment is successfully integrated.



D303/3 – USDI Treatment Protocol: 10 Factors for Diagnosis & Treatment Planning

Online Course

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Barry Winnick This course reviews the United States Dental Institute’s principles of mechanics for orthodontic treatment. Each classification of malocclusion is evaluated to determine diagnosis, potential treatment mechanics, and treatment timing. The course is intended to provide an outline for treatment planning and act as a guide to individual patient management.



INT101 – Introduction to Orthodontics

Online Course

INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Jim Prittinen & Dr. Barry Winnick 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 [...]



F349 – Advanced Early Orthodontic Treatment

On-line

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Bruce Gallant This course will review previous concepts related to early orthodontic treatment. Emphasis is placed on the management of the more advanced orthopedic/functional appliances. Cephalometric analyses that are useful in orthopedic treatment will also be reviewed. The diagnosis and treatment of TMD in children and young adults will be examined.Upon completion of this course attendees will be able to diagnose and treatment plan, advanced malocclusions that are best resolved with early orthodontic intervention.



INT101 – Introduction to Orthodontics

Online Course

INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Jim Prittinen & Dr. Barry Winnick 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 [...]



D406 – Orthodontic Diagnosis – Start to Finish

Online Course

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Jim Prittinen This course will discuss angle of wire entry and how an understanding of this concept will greatly increase the efficiency of your orthodontic treatment. Following that discussion, we will explore how to handle some very challenging open bites cases, canted occlusal planes, and midline discrepancies. This will be followed by a short presentation on how to do IPR and the rationale behind distal offsets. We will end the courses with a presentation on battling relapse. Retention strategies based upon not only the original malocclusion, but also the severity of the malocclusion will be emphasized.The first topic to [...]