Staff Training Track (5.0 CE)

Nov 2, 2020 ‐ Jan 11, 2021


For the months of November and December, the AAO has created a collection of our popular staff events. This series can be viewed anywhere, anytime, from any device and is complimentary to CE Passport Holders and Orthodontic Staff Club members. Earn up to 5 CE hours any time, or view as a team for added learning.

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

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Diagnosis and Mechanics for the Clinical Assistant

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Diagnosis and Mechanics for the Clinical Assistant

Apr 25, 2017 10:30am ‐ Apr 25, 2017 11:30am

Orthodontic clinical assistants are very skilled at performing the treatment procedures that their orthodontist currently uses but they often times do not completely understand the science and reasoning behind any give procedure. In today’s busy offices, with assistants of varying experience, it is hard to keep track of who knows what and often time assistants are hesitant to ask questions about something they are expected to know because they do it on a daily basis. This lecture will discuss the area of orthodontics where Biology and Technology meet. Everything from levels of force, Andrews 7 keys, skeletal change vs dental movement, and a host of other concepts basic to “why orthodontists do what they do” will be covered.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the range of ideal for tooth movement and how inner bracket distance, wire selection, and elastics fits with this concept.
  • Define Andrews 7 Keys and how wire selection, re-bracketing, and wire bending are used (or not used) over the course of treatment to reach those goals.
  • Define how skeletal balance and normal growth and development affects treatment decisions in Class 1, Class 2 and Class 3 patients.

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

Tips and Tricks for Consistent Clinical Photography

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Tips and Tricks for Consistent Clinical Photography

May 5, 2018 10:20am ‐ May 5, 2018 11:20am

This presentation will present an overview on ideal orthodontic photography. It will provide tips and tricks for extra and intraoral photographs for quality diagnostic records. A description of “what the orthodontist is looking for” will be also explained.


Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the proper equipment for clinical photography.
  • Validate the tips and tricks learned in the office.
  • Recognize what the orthodontist is looking for in diagnostic photographs.

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

Informed Consent, Informed Refusal, Standard of Care: What Do These Terms Really Mean

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Informed Consent, Informed Refusal, Standard of Care: What Do These Terms Really Mean

Jul 23, 2019 4:00pm ‐ Jul 23, 2019 4:00pm

We all know the terms "informed consent," "informed refusal," "standard of care" but what do these terms really mean to us in our day-to-day practice? Each term is precisely defined in our state dental practice act, civil code, or by the outcomes in a malpractice trial. We ignore these definitions at our own peril. In this presentation we will explore how these terms are applied in our practices and how to take steps to insure that we are always in a safe harbor of compliance.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the legal requirements for effective informed consent.
  • Examine the difference between informed consent and informed refusal.
  • Comprehend what the standard of care is and how meet that standard.

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

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

Jan 28, 2020 7:30pm ‐ Jan 28, 2020 8:45pm

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

Staff Track: Respiratory Protection Planning

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Staff Track: Respiratory Protection Planning

Oct 8, 2020 11:30am ‐ Oct 8, 2020 12:30pm

A Respiratory Protection Plan is a written plan required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Respiratory Protection Standard (29 CFR 1910.134). The plan must include safety measures implemented to protect the orthodontic team from risk of COVID19 infection and other airborne infectious diseases at work.

Just like your written, customized Infection Control Plan and Hazard Plan, the Respiratory Plan identifies the risk, outlines policies, and communicates protective measure for Low, Medium and High Risk employees.

Jackie Dorst will provide a comprehensive guide and template for COVID19 Respiratory Protection Plan.

Jackie's Learning Objectives:

  • Define SARs-CoV-2 Low, Medium and High Risk ortho employees
  • List Workplace Controls for SARs-CoV-2
  • List PPE for ortho AGP procedures

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