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2018 AAO Winter Conf - What to do When All Teeth are Impacted? The Challenge of CCD / Q & A Session: Chaushu & Becker

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2018 AAO Winter Conf - What to do When All Teeth are Impacted? The Challenge of CCD / Q & A Session: Chaushu & Becker


Credits: None available.

This presentation discusses the need for differential orthodontic treatment timing for Cleidocranial dysplasia. A customized design for an appliance that is able to provide anchorage while applying efficient directional mechanics, with only minor modifications to suit each of the several stages of the plan, will be described. Our experience with timing of the staged surgical exposures of the groups of unerupted teeth and the active role that the orthodontist must play in the procedure, will be related.

Learning Objectives:

  • Evaluate the appropriate time for each of the several orthodontic and surgical stages of treatment.
  • Design the orthodontic appliance that will provide adequate anchorage to actively erupt the impacted teeth.
  • Recognize the scope and the value for active participation of the orthodontist in the surgical episodes.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $75.00
Members: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00

2018 AAO Winter Conf - Treatment & Management of White Spot Lesions / Q & A Session: McTigue, Christensen, Huang & Covell

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2018 AAO Winter Conf - Treatment & Management of White Spot Lesions / Q & A Session: McTigue, Christensen, Huang & Covell


Credits: None available.

Enamel demineralization with formation of white spot lesions is a frequent and undesirable side effect of orthodontic treatment. Drs. Covell and Huang will describe the etiology and prevalence of white spot lesions, and also discuss methods to prevent them. They will also present management options, including remineralization methods, micro abrasion, bleaching, and resin infiltration. Supporting literature will accompany each option, including two RCTs that Drs. Covell and Huang have been involved with. Future ideas for prevention and management will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Familiarize themselves with the structure of white spot lesions and how this may vary among lesions.
  • Discuss options for prevention of white spot lesions.
  • Discuss the existing literature on remineralization of white spots.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $75.00
Members: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00

2018 AAO Winter Conf - Sensible Mixed Dentition Interventions / Q & A Session: Ngan, Kennedy, Samson & Mayhew

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2018 AAO Winter Conf - Sensible Mixed Dentition Interventions / Q & A Session: Ngan, Kennedy, Samson & Mayhew


Credits: None available.

This presentation will focus on recognition of developing malocclusions and a problem oriented, age appropriate intervention, and benefits approach to treatment. Participants will learn management considerations from the unique perspective of a dual trained specialist in pediatric dentistry and orthodontics, balancing an evidence based foundation with sound clinical judgement to achieve measurable results.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize early mixed dentition issues that may benefit from intervention as a Phase 1 treatment, yet likely requiring a future Phase 2 treatment.
  • Observe late mixed dentition scenarios that may dictate an early start of care leading to a single phase of care.
  • Identify the various appliances available to optimize delivery of care.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $75.00
Members: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00

2018 AAO Winter Conf - Open-Bite! / Q & A Session: Ngan, Kennedy, Samson & Mayhew

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2018 AAO Winter Conf - Open-Bite! / Q & A Session: Ngan, Kennedy, Samson & Mayhew


Credits: None available.

This presentation will concentrate on the clinical application of mixed dentition biomechanical and diagnostic regimes designed to diagnose and manage open-bite malocclusions. Participants are assured of a motivating, vertically entertaining and educational experience in the realm of age appropriate, mixed dentition orthodontic biomechanics.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define simple, compound and complex open-bite malocclusions.
  • Differentiate which of these have good and bad prognosis for treatment and stability.
  • Identify age appropriate treatment interventions.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $75.00
Members: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00

2018 AAO Winter Conf - Incipient Impaction: Is there a Foolproof Preventative Strategy? / 	Q & A Session: Chaushu & Becker

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2018 AAO Winter Conf - Incipient Impaction: Is there a Foolproof Preventative Strategy? / Q & A Session: Chaushu & Becker


Credits: None available.

Impaction of maxillary canines ranges from 1-3%, with an associated 67% risk of resorption of adjacent teeth. The literature is brimming with studies investigating the efficacy of various measures intended to prevent, to intercept and/or to mitigate the severity of impaction of maxillary canine teeth. Timely extraction of the deciduous canines, the deciduous canines and deciduous first molars, space preparation, molar distalization and maxillary expansion may avoid impaction Nevertheless, the success of these approaches is dependent on the early diagnosis by the primary pediatric dentist. The lecture will overview the clinical and radiographic clues of incipient impactions and discuss the scientific evidence underlying the various treatment approaches.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the clinical and radiographic signs of incipient impaction.
  • Evaluate the proper timing for application of the preventive/interceptive approach.
  • Decide which is the most suitable preventive/interceptive approach in the particular case.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $75.00
Members: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00

2018 AAO Winter Conf - Dental Transplants: What We Know

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2018 AAO Winter Conf - Dental Transplants: What We Know


Credits: None available.

Autotransplantation of developing teeth can be applied to replace congenitally missing or traumatically lost teeth. Surgical uprighting (trans-alveolar transplantation) of is also an attractive option to treat severely impacted developing teeth. The key issues for successful implementation of tooth transplantation into clinical dentistry include proper donor selection and careful post-surgical management. The current state of knowldege and the perspectives for implementation of tooth transplantation into clinical dentistry will be presented during the lecture.

Learning Objectives:

  • Select patients in whom tooth transplantation can be applied.
  • Select teeth, which can serve as the best donors for tooth transplantation.
  • Evaluate post-surgical healing of transplanted teeth and position them for optimal reshaping when replacing maxillary incisors.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $75.00
Members: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00

2018 AAO Winter Conf - Current Concepts in Orthodontics to Manage Dental Trauma

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2018 AAO Winter Conf - Current Concepts in Orthodontics to Manage Dental Trauma


Credits: None available.

This lecture will review management of immediate trauma with orthodontics. In many trauma cases, teeth have been violently displaced and are difficult to reposition to their original location. This lecture will also discuss the implications of dental trauma for patients scheduled to begin orthodontic treatment and patients currently in treatment. Last, the lecture will touch on the long term implications of trauma and factors the clinician should consider during treatment planning.

Learning Objectives:

  • Implement orthodontic tooth movement concepts to move displaced teeth into proper position with minimal strain on the tooth and supporting structures.
  • Determine when is the best time to start orthodontic treatment after a traumatic dental injury.
  • Discuss the different treatment options available to a patient who has suffered a traumatic dental injury.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $75.00
Members: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00

2018 AAO Winter Conf - Balancing Parental Expectations

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2018 AAO Winter Conf - Balancing Parental Expectations


Credits: None available.

This presentation will first briefly review literature on stages of life adjustment by parents of children with special needs and then cover their expectations related to health care services. Strategies for clinicians in engagement, communication, education, and building a therapeutic relationship will be offered. This presentation will offer clinicians information proven successful in establishing an effective treatment approach beyond the technical aspects of care. Potential scenarios and methods to address them will be a pragmatic part of the session as will a brief review of challenges the speaker has experienced in 40 years of patient care, with both successful and unsuccessful outcomes!

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop relationships with parents of special needs children and better understand their challenges and dreams for their child.
  • Implement strategies to establish a therapeutic relationship that leads to successful and fulfilling outcomes for patient, family and provider.
  • Appreciate the realities of both doing what seems impossible and knowing when not to try.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $75.00
Members: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00

2018 AAO Annual Session - What's Missing on Early Treatment?

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2018 AAO Annual Session - What's Missing on Early Treatment?


Credits: None available.

The controversies on early treatment seem to be coming to an end. The pendulum that regulates the initiation of orthodontic treatment and that has been swaying in different directions for many years seems to have been shifting towards an earlier start preferably in the late mixed dentition. Undoubtedly, there is much agreement as well as disagreement on what to treat or not to treat. What’s missing on timely Class I, Class II and Class Ill interceptive treatment? This program compiles new evidence on early-treatment that may be helpful in the decision-making process. We hope to be able to stir even more curiosity within each one and revisit ideas and concepts we execute as clinicians.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize and select ways to approach a developing malocclusion.
  • Discuss the do’s and dont’s of early Class II interventions.
  • Review a special protocol for early Class Ill treatment.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $75.00
Members: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00

2018 AAO Annual Session - Treatment Timing and Retention Considerations for Openbite Patients

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2018 AAO Annual Session - Treatment Timing and Retention Considerations for Openbite Patients


Credits: None available.

Skeletal openbite represents a serious challenge in dentofacial orthopedics. This lecture will discuss when is the best timing to start treatment of an openbite growing patient with or without sucking habits. The effects produced by rapid maxillary expansion in prepubertal openbite patients will be also illustrated. The long-term stability of openbite treatment will be analyzed by reporting the results of 2 recent studies on the effects of quad-helix/crib therapy and rapid maxillary expansion in association with posterior bite blocks in openbite growing patients.

Learning Objective:

  • Define the best timing to start treatment of openbite growing patients.
  • Demonstrate that an increased mandibular plane angle is not a contraindication for rapid maxillary expansion.
  • Recognize factors that can affect can affect long-term stability of treatment outcomes in openbite patients.

Speaker(s):
Members: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00
Standard: $75.00
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