Orthodontic practice pearls – Takeaways from the aligner skills course and TADs master class
WEBINAR
19 Aug 2021 Online Event | 20:00 UAE Timezone (GST) Area of interest: General Dentistry, Orthodontics

WATCH THE RECORDING ON DEMAND | ACCREDITATION: 1 CE Credit Available

Abstract

The Aligner Skills Course and TADs Master Class are courses conducted by CAPP to allow participants the opportunity to improve their skills and try new procedures that will enhance their everyday life in clinical practice. This presentation will focus on 2 exercises from the courses:

  • Placement of TADs using a motorized screwdriver as an alternative to the hand-driven contra-angle driver.
  • Performing accurate IPR precision IPR blades and the oscillating handpiece as an alternative to using other methods.

A review of the literature and clinical cases will be presented. 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the proper instrumentation for placing miniscrews/TADs in different sites in the oral cavity.
  • Understand the appropriate/safe forces levels when placing miniscrews/TADs
  • Understand tooth size the reasons behind performing IPR
  • Understand the effects of abrasives on enamel and tooth health
  • Review how to preserve the long-term health of teeth following enamel reduction.