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.



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 [...]



CA100 – Clear Aligner Treatment for Orthodontic Cases ​- DAY 1

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.



CA100 – Clear Aligner Treatment for Orthodontic Cases ​- DAY 2

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.



T347/1 – TMJ Therapy: A Comprehensive Introduction Course – DAY 1

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.



T347/1 – TMJ Therapy: A Comprehensive Introduction Course – DAY 2

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.



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 [...]



T347/2 – TMJ Therapy – Advanced – DAY 1

Online Course

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Ralph Garcia This course will review the concepts discussed in the TMJ Therapy Comprehensive Introduction Course. The use of the head pain and temporomandibular joint examination form will be demonstrated as well as the interpretation of x-rays, tomograms and MRIs. The use of sonography, electromyography and jaw tracking and how they relate to the TMD patient will be examined. The treatment guidelines for determining splint position will be covered in detail. Ancillary treatment modalities as well as finishing techniques will also be discussed.



T347/2 – TMJ Therapy – Advanced – DAY 2

Online Course

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Ralph Garcia This course will review the concepts discussed in the TMJ Therapy Comprehensive Introduction Course. The use of the head pain and temporomandibular joint examination form will be demonstrated as well as the interpretation of x-rays, tomograms and MRIs. The use of sonography, electromyography and jaw tracking and how they relate to the TMD patient will be examined. The treatment guidelines for determining splint position will be covered in detail. Ancillary treatment modalities as well as finishing techniques will also be discussed.



CA100 – Clear Aligner Treatment for Orthodontic Cases ​- DAY 1

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.