The clear aligner segment in the industry is experiencing a proliferation of new products from which to choose. The products range from full service to DIY to online products that provide little or no input from a licensed dental professional. This webinar will review the current state of clear aligner products with a focus on the essential elements required to effectively move teeth. Also included will be a review of a typical workflow used to produce in-house clear aligners using 3D printers.
Explain the major differences and similarities among and between the major clear aligner appliances in the marketplace today.
Describe different pathways to incorporate clear aligner treatment in an orthodontic office.
Dr. Clark D. Colville is a 1993 graduate from the orthodontic program of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and maintains private practices in Seguin and San Marcos, Texas. Dr. Colville is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and is active in the American Association of Orthodontists and the Southwestern Society of Orthodontists. Dr. Colville has been a consultant with Align Technology, Inc. for the past 20 years, participating in clinical trials and as a member of their Global Scientific Advisor Board. He is a well-known speaker throughout the US and internationally on Invisalign branded clear aligner treatment. Dr. Colville is an associate clinical professor in the graduate orthodontic department at the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston where his primary responsibility is teaching clear aligner treatment to orthodontic residents.
Speaker Disclosure: Consultant: None
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.
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