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.Discuss factors that can result in a balanced [...]



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.



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.



WEBINAR: Class II Correction Prior to Clear Aligner Treatment

On-line

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Mario Chorak Dr. Mario Chorak will demonstrate how correcting Class II malocclusions at the beginning of treatment, when patient compliance levels are at their highest, provides unique efficiencies and results in minimal extractions. Harmonious forces are created with the use of the Motion™ Appliance and Clear Aligner Treatment.  Dr. Chorak will present clinical results showing how this treatment strategy achieves both occlusal and soft tissue solutions and ensures long-term stability and optimal aesthetics. In this Webinar, you will learn: • The efficiencies of the Motion™ Appliance and how it can benefit patientsand provide stable treatment results • Efficiencies of [...]