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Orthodontic Clear Aligner Skills: From Case Selection, Aligner Systems, Impressions, IPR, Attachments to Follow up & Finishing
Hands-on / Online
04 Sep 2020 Online & CAPP Training Institute Area of interest: General Dentistry, Orthodontics

Limited Seats available due to updated preventive measures to stop the spread of COVID-19

Abstract

Removable dental aligners were introduced in 1945 by Kesling as a Tooth Positioner (TP Orthodontics). Clear aligners have been employed for mild to moderate orthodontic tooth movements for decades. Recent developments have increased the scope of aligner care in orthodontics increasing the interest by patients who want an esthetic option to correct their malocclusion, and orthodontists and dental care providers wishing to cater for this increased demand. The presentation will highlight the steps taken to treat patient with aligners and how to develop treatment strategies to successfully achieve your treatment objectives in addition to the clinical scope and the limitations of aligner therapy. Further, the presentation will outline differences between the various types of clear aligner technologies currently available as well as provide valuable practice pearls gained from over 15 years of experience of providing Clear Aligner therapy. The practical portion of the course will provide experience in collecting records (dental impressions and dental scanning exercises); reviewing aligner prescription workflows; Interproximal reduction exercises; and aligner attachment placement exercises.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the historical development and current uses of OCA
  • Explain the treatment planning process using OCA 
  • Examine how to manage patients using OCA 
  • Learn different types of impression techniques, dental scanners, Interproximal reduction and placement of attachments

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Agenda

Morning Session: Lecture and Live Demonstration (Face-to-Face and Livestream Online)

09:00 – 09:55
Introduction: Definitions, Historical Development
09:55 – 10:00
Questions and answers
10:00 – 10:55
Clinical Scenarios- Case Selection and treatment objectives
10:55 – 11:00
Questions and answers
11:00 – 11:55
Clinical Scenarios – Eruption Problems
11:55 – 12:00
Questions and answers
12:00 – 12:55
Clinical Scenarios – Occlusal Relationship Problems
12:55 – 13:00
Final Remarks and Question & Answers
13:00 – 14:30
Lunch / Prayer Time

Agenda

Afternoon Session: Hands-On (Face-to-Face)

14:30 – 15:55
Review Orthodontic examination, diagnostic records, problem list development, treatment objective selection. Dental Impression and Dental Scan Exercise
15:55 – 16:00
Questions and answers
16:00 – 17:00
Interproximal Reduction Exercise
17:00 – 17:05
Questions and answers
17:05 – 18:15
Placement of attachments
18:15 – 18:25
Questions and answers
18:25
Final Remarks and Question & Answers