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.



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.



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 [...]



AC105 – Advanced Straight Wire Mechanics: Hands-on Technique – DAY 1

Ayres Hotel Costa Mesa 325 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, California

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Jim Prittinen / Dr. Barry Winnick This course is designed to provide practical straight wire experience working on the typodont introduced in AC102. Arch wire and power unit principles will be reviewed, and the treatment stages and retention will be studied. Class I crowded, and Class II Division 1 cases will be treated to completion on the articulator.  In working on the typodont, the attendee experiences, in a short time span, tooth movement caused by the various power unit combinations. All cases will be reviewed in depth. Advanced power mechanics will be discussed, and practical exercises will include diagnosis [...]



AC105 – Advanced Straight Wire Mechanics: Hands-on Technique – DAY 2

Ayres Hotel Costa Mesa 325 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, California

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Jim Prittinen / Dr. Barry Winnick This course is designed to provide practical straight wire experience working on the typodont introduced in AC102. Arch wire and power unit principles will be reviewed, and the treatment stages and retention will be studied. Class I crowded, and Class II Division 1 cases will be treated to completion on the articulator.  In working on the typodont, the attendee experiences, in a short time span, tooth movement caused by the various power unit combinations. All cases will be reviewed in depth. Advanced power mechanics will be discussed, and practical exercises will include diagnosis [...]



F320 – The Benefits of Orthopedic Appliances in Early Orthodontic Treatment

Online Course

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Bruce Gallant The course demonstrates the value of adding early orthodontic treatment to your practice.Important diagnostic considerations will be reviewed as well as the benefits of incorporating orthopedic appliances.The advantages of multiple orthopedic functional appliances including headgear for Class III treatment will be discussed in depth.Detailed instructions on clasp adjustments will also be shown.



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.



AC105 – Advanced Straight Wire Mechanics: Hands-on Technique – DAY 1

Chicago Marriott Oak Brook 1401 W 22nd Street, Oak Brook, Illinois

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Jim Prittinen / Dr. Barry Winnick This course is designed to provide practical straight wire experience working on the typodont introduced in AC102. Arch wire and power unit principles will be reviewed, and the treatment stages and retention will be studied. Class I crowded, and Class II Division 1 cases will be treated to completion on the articulator.  In working on the typodont, the attendee experiences, in a short time span, tooth movement caused by the various power unit combinations. All cases will be reviewed in depth. Advanced power mechanics will be discussed, and practical exercises will include diagnosis [...]