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Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour -- One Mission. One Goal. One Team.

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Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour -- One Mission. One Goal. One Team.


Credits: None available.

Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour, America's First African American Female Combat Pilot presents this inspirational leadership and team building session (1 CE). Individuals have to be engaged to move forward and succeed! The key is giving the permission to engage from the inside out. Once that happens, you will be thinking with a Breakthrough Mentality and CLEARED HOT!

Learning objectives:

  • Reignite the spark in your life professionally and personally ... burnout is real!
  • Identify opportunities in the challenges and obstacles ... then drive toward solution
  • Engage a “Breakthrough Mentality” that leverages the skills and talents of your entire team
  • Lead through mentorship to transform team performance

Speaker Disclosure:
Consultant: Charitable Giving Resource Center, LLC

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 75 minutes.

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn 1.25 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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SOE: Going Viral -- COVID Effects on Education, Patient Care and Recruitment

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SOE: Going Viral -- COVID Effects on Education, Patient Care and Recruitment


Credits: None available.

Going Viral -- COVID Effects on Education, Patient Care and Recruitment (1.25 CE)Dr. Jose A. Bosio, Dr. Jae Park, Dr. Kelton Stewart and Dr. Leslie Will share how they pivoted to quickly go viral during a pandemic, it's lasting impacts at their various universities, and what they have planned for the coming year.  Moderator, Dr. Padma Mukherjee will lead the discussion which will include:

  • Clinical changes made to their program to ensure continuity of clinical experiences.
  • Didactic simulations implemented to increase residents' learning experiences.
  • The impact of virtual interviews and what, if anything you'll continue from this practice, in the future?
  • Elaborate on how you accessed the clinical outcomes of this graduating class.

Program will include a Q&A and discussion opportunity for the virtual attendees.

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SOE:  Current and Future Applications of 3D Printing in Orthodontics

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SOE: Current and Future Applications of 3D Printing in Orthodontics


Credits: None available.

SOE:  Dr. Kasper (1.25 CE) discusses Current and Future Applications of 3D Printing in Orthodontics in three parts.

Dr. Kasper earned a doctorate in bioengineering from Rice University and a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering (magna cum laude) from Case Western Reserve University. He served on the faculty of the Department of Bioengineering at Rice University for six years prior to transitioning to the Department of Orthodontics at The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston in July 2014.

Dr. Kasper’s research applies fundamentals of engineering, materials science, and the biosciences toward the development and evaluation of biomaterial-based technologies to meet clinical needs, with a particular focus on 3D printing and tissue regeneration. He has served as a principal investigator on a research project grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop an injectable mix of polymers and adult stem cells that can spur the growth of new cartilage in injured knees and other joints. He also served as a principal investigator of a project sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense to develop biomaterial-based approaches for craniofacial bone regeneration.

Learning objectives include:
1. Introduction to the digital workflow and 3D printing
2. Highlights of research exploring 3D printing applications in orthodontics
3. Discussion of challenges and opportunities in applying 3D printing in graduate orthodontic programs

Speaker Disclosure:
None

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 75 minutes.

Price:
$0 for Members

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn 1.25 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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Members: Free
Residents: Free
Staff Club: Free
CE Passport: Free
Distance Learning: Free

SOE Webinar: A Roadmap to Academic Success Through Individualized Development Planning

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SOE Webinar: A Roadmap to Academic Success Through Individualized Development Planning


Credits: None available.

This workshop is designed to help faculty develop, implement and measure the outcomes of short- and long-term Individual Development Plans (IDP). The first virtual workshop, Thursday, June 10 will include presentations by experts in the field, a synopsis by panelists and a question-and-answer session with audience participation. Examples of IDPs for both clinical and tenure track faculty including those seeking competitive research funding will be presented. Participants will be provided with an IDP template that they can use to develop their IDPs.

This program will be of benefit for all individuals who plan to be or are currently involved in academic orthodontics. Mentees and department leaders are encouraged to attend to provide further insights of their mentorship approaches towards setting annual planning process and career goals.

Agenda
Overview: EIA/FaCE and Faculty Development,
Sunil Kapila (moderator)
Keynote: The Value of the IDP in the Mentor-Mentee Relationship
, Richard Souza, PT, PhD.
Specifics of IDPs and Annual Goal Setting for Orthodontic Clinical Faculty
, Sarandeep Huja, DDS, PhD.
Specifics of IDPs and Annual Goal Setting for Orthodontic Research Faculty
, Sid Vora, DDS, PhD.
Panel Discussion & Audience Q and A, Panelists:
Richard Souza, Sercan Akyalcin, Sylvia Frazier-Bowers, Sarandeep Huja, Ejvis Lamani, Sidharth Vora, Allareddy Veerasathpurush
Wrap up


Speaker(s):
Members: Free
Residents: Free
Staff Club: Free
CE Passport: Free
Distance Learning: Free

Post Pandemic Orthodontics: A Short- & Long-Term View of the Future of the Specialty

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Post Pandemic Orthodontics: A Short- & Long-Term View of the Future of the Specialty


Credits: None available.

Chris Bentson, Partner at Bentson Copple & Associates (1.25 CE) will discuss Post Pandemic Orthodontics: A Short- & Long-Term View of the Future of the Specialty.

Coming off the most turbulent year requires changes in how orthodontics is viewed by the consumer. In this live event, we’ll look at the characteristics of those practices that did well and those that did not. This event will uncover strategies for business growth, methods to return to a pre-COVID monthly cash flow, and structural changes to profit and loss statements that are required post-pandemic.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the leadership strategies that support the health and long-term prosperity of the specialty
  • Evaluate short term strategies for growth and cash flow recovery.
  • Examine long-term structural changes doctors may expect when thinking about future expenses.
  • Recognize current practice modalities and industry trends, and explore the rate at which these segments are growing or declining.
  • Hear bonus Q&A content prepared exclusively for AAO Leadership Development attendees

Speaker Disclosure:
Consultant: Bentson Copple & Associates, LLC

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 75 minutes.

Price:
$0 for Members

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn 1.25 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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Members: Free
Residents: Free
Staff Club: Free
CE Passport: Free
Distance Learning: Free

How to Engage Your Employees and Power Through a Crisis as a Team

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How to Engage Your Employees and Power Through a Crisis as a Team


Credits: None available.

Employee engagement has never been more important to the success of your practice.

Adversity is the mother of engagement.

Right now, you have a crisis to get through. Your team is looking to you for answers, and, naturally, you are doing all you can to help everyone at your practice work through each twist and turn together.

Clearly, this isn’t how you intended to get it, but, now more than ever, you have your employees’ attention.

From entry-level to the executive level, the entire business world is focused on one thing and one thing only at this moment -- getting through this crisis and back to “normal.” As a result, you have an extraordinary opportunity as a business owner to leverage your strategic HR and business planning efforts as a way to power through this shutdown and come back with your team stronger than it has ever been.

Whether you have two employees or two-hundred, an engaged team is a team that shows up with the drive, desire, and ideas your business needs to bring your patients and your practice back together.

Learning Objectives:

  • How to engage your team and keep them focused on your goals
  • How an engaged team makes you more money
  • How to use your Company Culture as a management tool
  • How to design your Company’s Purpose, Mission, and Core Values to work for you
  • How to onboard in a way that drastically reduces turnover, and more!

Speaker Disclosure:
Consultant: CEDR HR Solutions

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 75 minutes.

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn 1.25 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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Members: $0.00
Residents: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00
Standard: $75.00

Expanding on Transverse Diagnosis and Maxillary Expansion

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Expanding on Transverse Diagnosis and Maxillary Expansion


Credits: None available.

Dr. Marianna Evans and Dr. Miguel Hirschhaut share this online lecture dedicated to Dr. Slick Vanarsdall. Transverse dimension diagnosis and treatment is the base for sagital and vertical corrections. Most precise diagnosis on maxillary transverse deficiency is obtained through the CBCT. Miniscrew assisted rapid maxillary expansion (Marpe) or Surgical assisted maxillary expansion are the procedures of choice in skeletal mature patients presenting maxillary transverse deficiencies. Protocols with most common type of expander will be illustrated through clinical cases. Long term periodontal health and airways are addressed as part of this lecture.

Learning Objectives:

  • How implementing the use of a CBCT when maxillary transverse deficiency is your diagnosis.
  • A review of case studies using the protocols that Dr. Miguel Hirschhaut has implemented during this procedure.
  • Finally, Dr. Evans and Dr. Hirschhaut cover long term periodontal and airway improvement that have been achieved during this treatment method.

Speaker Disclosure:
None

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 60 minutes.

Price:
$0 for Members

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn 1.0 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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Members: Free
Staff Club: Free
CE Passport: Free
Residents: Free
Members: Free
Distance Learning: Free

Cracking the Code on Hiring Your Dream Team

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Cracking the Code on Hiring Your Dream Team


Credits: None available.

Dr. Douglas Depew (1.25 CE) will discusses Cracking the Code on Hiring Your Dream Team in this complimentary Business of Orthodontics webinar.

In today’s environment, it is critical to obtain and develop a team that is second-to-none and reflects the doctors ethics, drive, and level of care. In this webinar we will discuss the tweaks and nuances to obtaining and creating the perfect Dream Team. Dr. Depew will share ways to find, onboard, and motivate team members to be the best they can be and provide a caring experience for their patients. He will review how to establish a team culture and how that sets the tone for practically any experience you may encounter in your practice. Join us in this engaging webinar to assist you as you work towards your Orthodontic Dream Team!

Learning Objectives:

  • After this lecture, you will be able to establish and maintain a team culture
  • After this lecture, you will be able to develop a system for efficient and effective hiring, training, and onboarding of new hires
  • After this lecture, you will be able to more clearly establish ways to assess accountability of team members for tasks they perform

Speaker Disclosure:
Owner: Trapezio

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 60 minutes.

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn .60 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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Members: $0.00
Residents: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00
Standard: $75.00

AAOIC's Risk Management Program 2021

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AAOIC's Risk Management Program 2021


Credits: None available.

Dr. Robert Varner, AAOIC President and Elizabeth Franklin, AAOIC Claims Manager present a 2021-22 Risk Management CE Program (1.5 CE) exclusively for AAO Members. Members completing the program and post CE-test, receive a 10% premium discount for 2 years, plus 1.5 CE from the AAO.

Dr. Varner and Liz's learning objectives include:

  •  Important details on managing your coverage
  •  Learning coverage types and some legal details
  •  Providing you with common reasons for a claim
  •  Reviewing Case examples
  •  Learn how you can do to decrease your risk of a lawsuit or avoid a lawsuit altogether?

For additional information on AAOIC, please see https://aaoic.com/

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 90 minutes.

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn 1.5 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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Members: Free
Residents: Free
CE Passport: Free
Distance Learning: Free
Staff Club: Free

2020's 20 Orthodontic Pearls to Better Your Clinic, Business, and Life

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2020's 20 Orthodontic Pearls to Better Your Clinic, Business, and Life


Credits: None available.

This fast-paced lecture provides attendees with 20 orthodontic pearls that orthodontists can implement into their practice within a week of attending the webinar. Dr. Teeters who is an administrator of the Orthodontic Pearls Facebook forum will cover clinical techniques, business strategies and life enhancement pearls to assist you.

Objectives:

  • Describe various scripting techniques designed to improve patient comprehension, doctor-patient relationships, and case/treatment acceptance
  • Have a clear understanding on how to employ various clinical pearls to improve treatment efficiency and outcomes.
  • Describe various marketing designs and protocols.

Dr. Chris Teeters is an orthodontist full of passion and energy, born and raised in San Francisco, CA. He has a genuine love for people and the orthodontic profession, working tirelessly on multiple orthodontic-related endeavors to help bring the orthodontic community together.

Dr. Teeters is an administrator of the Orthodontic Pearls Facebook forum, which is now the world's largest and most active online study group with over 5,400 orthodontists worldwide. He has presented at multiple conferences delivering many applicable pearls and known for his publication on the Hyrax-Halterman appliance for simultaneous expansion and correction of ectopic molars. Dr. Teeters practices in Peoria, Arizona.

Speaker Disclosure:
Consultant: Ortho Pearls Facebook 

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 75 minutes.

Price:
$0 for Members

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn 1.25 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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