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Join us as AAO President Dr. Chris Roberts welcomes you to the AAO 2021 Winter Conference! Stay tuned after his opening remarks for a special message from one of our sponsors, Crest+Oral-B.
Cases that are extremely difficult to treat with braces without the use of surgery, TADS, or extractions can be treated easily with clear aligners. At times, we can avoid conventional extractions, TADS, or surgery. We will look at Class III cases in growing teens and adults, skeletal open bites, impacted and blocked out teeth and even surgical cases.
The Next Generation of Attach-Less Aligners! Learn how to elevate your aesthetic treatment results through a crystal-clear, silky smooth, next-generation aligner solution. With purposeful simplicity and precision, offer your patients predictable, high-quality clinical results and exceed their expectations. In our new normal, post COVID-19, “limited touch” solutions such as clear aligners requiring few to no attachments, is critical for safety and practice efficiency moving forward. This informative presentation covers diagnosis, treatment planning, and how to get started with SLX Clear Aligners in today’s unique climate. Dr. Mario Chorak will cover the differences in technology, step-by-step clinical procedures (from patient records, case submission, and delivery, to remote monitoring) through case completion.
Nathan Minnich, Vice President, Americas Marketing of Align Technology will discuss how using the Align Digital Platform can grow your practice.
Tune in and learn how AAO is supporting orthodontic innovation that empowers members to thrive with AAO leaders including AAO President, Dr. Chris Roberts; Chair of AAO’s Committee On Technology, Dr. Matt Larson; AAO Trustee, Dr. John Callahan; and Business Development Task Force Member, Dr. Trista Felty.
Many orthodontists assume since they know how to move teeth with braces that they can excel in moving teeth with aligners using the same mechanics and paradigms learned for wires and brackets. Not so…There is a learning journey that must be taken with clinical experience gathered along that pathway before the clinician earns proficiency that will yield successful treatment results with clear aligners. This lecture will explain those new paradigms.
With the advent of easy access to 3D imaging over the past decade, our ability to diagnose and treatment plan has forever changed for those who have embraced it. Although 2D records may allow an orthodontist to provide treatment, 3D records allow more sophisticated treatment planning, and more importantly allow us to readily evaluate treatment responses and treatment results in all planes of space.
The direct-to-consumer aligner business is booming. In this 30-minute session, orthodontist Ryan Hungate, DDS, draws upon his experience creating customer workflows for Apple Inc. to outline four ways orthodontists can combat this new consumer trend and return patients to the orthodontic practice. Attendees will learn strategies they can implement immediately to attract and convert patients who might otherwise be tempted by DIY treatment.
It is possible to solve any malocclusion using the Spark aligners orthodontic technique, if we apply the right protocols. Dr. Peydro will show the protocols that he uses with Spark aligners to achieve excellent results.