2020 Annual Session Conference - Combo

May 2, 2020 ‐ May 3, 2020


Standard: $120.00

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The Role of Orthodontics in Early Diagnosis and Intervention of Sleep Disordered Breathing

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The Role of Orthodontics in Early Diagnosis and Intervention of Sleep Disordered Breathing

May 2, 2020 2:15pm ‐ May 2, 2020 3:20pm

Early recognition and intervention of the sleep disorder diagnosis could result in a remarkable improvement in systemic health. In particular for cardiovascular and cerebral vascular disease because of their correlation with the ongoing process of obstructive breathing during sleep. Early diagnosis of the collapsibility of a patient’s airway may prevent the escalation of this disturbance into OSA. Changes in the upper airway, particularly the maxillary and mandibular anatomy and position, effect airway mechanics and sleep quality. As we embrace the responsibility of early diagnosis and intervention with SDB the orthodontist’s impact in our overall health care system can be acknowledged.

Learning Objectives:

  • Comprehend the spectrum of sleep disordered breathing.
  • Screen your patients for signs and symptoms of sleep disordered breathing.
  • Evaluate the orthodontist’s impact on sleep disordered breathing.

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COVID-19 Part 1: CDC & OSHA Guidance for Ortho

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COVID-19 Part 1: CDC & OSHA Guidance for Ortho

May 2, 2020 2:15pm ‐ May 2, 2020 3:20pm

The highly infectious Coronavirus has created panic and fear globally. Jackie Dorst reviews current information on COVID-19 and the CDC and OSHA Guidance for safe care. Attendees will learn most recent safety precautions for the orthodontic team and orthodontic patients as practices re-opened after the Coronavirus closure. Learn the Coronavirus Facts and prevent Coronavirus Fear in your ortho practice and community. Jackie’s webinar includes resources for patient communication, posters and trustworthy information updates.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify correct PPE for airborne disease transmission.
  • Recognize COVID-19 symptoms.
  • List patient triage for COVID-19.

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The Questions: Anatomy or Analysis? Is CBCT Changing Our Specialty? Are We Professionals or Providers?

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The Questions: Anatomy or Analysis? Is CBCT Changing Our Specialty? Are We Professionals or Providers?

May 2, 2020 3:20pm ‐ May 2, 2020 4:25pm

The intent of this lecture is to help the practitioner develop insight into the importance of looking at the anatomy in all three planes of space. Cases will be shown to demonstrate what may be missed without this technology.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize how CBCT is changing the specialty.
  • Manipulate 3D imaging for the diagnosis and treatment planning.
  • Recognize anatomical limiting anatomy.

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Growing, Thriving, and Surviving in the Decade Ahead

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Growing, Thriving, and Surviving in the Decade Ahead

May 2, 2020 3:20pm ‐ May 2, 2020 3:20pm

This lecture will focus on how successful orthodontists can grow their practices, involve their team members, stay competitive in today’s environment, and thrive in the decade ahead. We’ll dive into the changes expected and how practice profits will be generated versus historical models. The necessity of a well-defined strategy, technology deployment, clinical modality choices, and practice modality options will be discussed. These tidbits of knowledge can be used by doctors and team members to better define opportunities to decrease stress and grow in the decade ahead!

Learning Objective:

  • Doctors in attendance will recognize the importance of a well-defined practice strategy as the key component to future practice growth and success.
  • Orthodontic team members will be better equipped to understand their role in the success of the practice and what changes to expect in order for the practice to thrive in the decade ahead.
  • Recognize where growth opportunities exist in today’s marketplace.

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Ruby Has Your Back

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Ruby Has Your Back

May 2, 2020 3:25pm ‐ May 2, 2020 3:55pm

Join us to learn about all the little ways Ruby is here to help your practice. In this changing landscape Ruby is staying ahead of the curve to help you and your team stay connected on a personal level with your patients.

Sponsored by: Ruby

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Social Media in a Global Pandemic

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Social Media in a Global Pandemic

May 2, 2020 3:55pm ‐ May 2, 2020 4:25pm

Social media communication during the COVID-19 recovery is more important than ever. However it requires a tone of sensitivity that reflects the times. In this webinar, Dr. Leon Klempner and Amy Epstein will outline specific guidelines enabling you to deepen your relationships with both current patients and prospective new patients during the COVID-19 recovery.

Sponsored by: Rhinogram

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The AAO Live! Happy Hour

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The AAO Live! Happy Hour

May 2, 2020 4:25pm ‐ May 2, 2020 5:00pm

One of the best parts of the AAO Annual Session is gathering with colleagues at dinner or at the bar to catch up, laugh, and discuss Orthodontics. At the first ever AAO Live! Happy Hour, presented by Neon Canvas, hosts Dr. Kyle Fagala and Alex Rasmussen, along with guests Dr. Chris Feldman, Dr. Trista Felty Tsang, Dr. Al Jackson, and Dr. Courtney Schiefelbein will do just that. In this fun and informative live interview, the Happy Hour crew will make cocktails, discuss Day 1 of the AAO Virtual Session, poll and engage with you, the audience, and have a great time together. Don't miss it!

Sponsored by: Neon Canvas

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Opening Keynote: Stress, Joy, and Finding Balance During COVID-19

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Opening Keynote: Stress, Joy, and Finding Balance During COVID-19

May 3, 2020 8:00am ‐ May 3, 2020 8:25am

Join us for Day 2 of the AAO 2020 Virtual Annual Session as our Sunday keynote speaker, Dr. Kyle Fagala, presents Stress, Joy, and Finding Balance During COVID-19. Recent Studies reported in dental literature confirm that Orthodontists are subject to a variety of stress-related physical and emotional problems. We will explore why this is the case and then what we can do to reduce stress in the orthodontic office. We will also explore the difference between happiness and joy, and explore 10 ways to help find peace in the midst of a pandemic.

Sponsored by: LightForce Orthodontics

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Solving the Catch-22 of the Agenesis 12-22

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Solving the Catch-22 of the Agenesis 12-22

May 3, 2020 8:25am ‐ May 3, 2020 9:30am

This is a prospective clinical study aiming to evaluate canine substitution supported by temporary anchorage device (TAD) as a viable treatment for patients with maxillary lateral incisor agenesis (MLIA) and skeletal Class I or Class III. Conventionally, restorative replacement used to be the gold standard to treat those cases; not anymore! The importance of the interdisciplinary teamwork will be highlighted with this novel treatment protocol and through clinical cases.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the traditional dilemma of canine substitution in class I and class III patients.
  • Perform Canine substitution in patients with Class I or Class III by using TADs.
  • Propose a novel treatment protocol showing improvements in: cephalometric measurements, occlusion assessment, soft tissue profile and smile esthetics.

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Examining Your Financial Fitness & Cash Flow Strategies

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Examining Your Financial Fitness & Cash Flow Strategies

May 3, 2020 8:25am ‐ May 3, 2020 9:30am

In this presentation, Jackie will discuss the components necessary to analyze the patient financial and accounting health of your practice. With your practice management software, your CPA, and some third-party statistical services, it’s easy to assume your accounting procedures are accurate and your financial figures are relevant. However, there are nuances within your practice management software that must be analyzed from an accounting perspective so you can ensure accuracy in figures and practice patient accounting procedures, which will lead to more accurate management decisions for your practice. Additionally, we’ll review typical cash flow maximization strategies for a practice and how those need to be altered during this transitional time in our economy.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define components of the financial fitness that should be monitored on a monthly or quarterly basis.
  • Calculate ratios used to measure your practice’s financial success.
  • Review revised strategies to maximize your cash flow.

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