Achieve Successful Outcomes with Invisalign
What You Will Learn
This one day course will provide you the information needed to improve treatment planning for better efficiency and results using Invisalign. A renowned expert in the field, Dr. Gerald Nelson will present recent advancements in the system that has improved this popular treatment choice. Over the last few years clinicians have created new attachment varieties, improved treatment planning protocols, and augmented understanding of the staging of treatment phases. Specific topics to be covered include:
- Treatment planning to provide the most advantage in terms of shorter treatment times and less need for refinement series.
- New attachment designs that allow for movements previously not possible with the technology, including rotations and root movements.
- New plastic materials that significantly extend the force application of the aligners resulting in steadier tooth movement.
- A new retention protocol that offers an effective way to manage retention for the patient.
Several case reports from the UCSF Orthodontic Division Clinic will be shown to illustrate case selection and treatment. The importance of careful case selection as a crucial factor leading to successful will be illustrated.
- Discuss advancements in the technology and the treatment protocols using clear aligners
- Illustrate successful treatment through case analysis
- Plan treatment using new and improved strategies
Gerald Nelson, DDS is Professor and Interim Chair, UCSF School of Dentistry Division of Orthodontics. He is a graduate of the UCSF School of Dentistry and has been involved in teaching orthodontics at UCSF since 1994. He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and serves as delegate, and with the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists. Dr. Nelson also edits the Clinician’s Corner of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
Dr. Nelson will present a wealth of information through case presentations based on experiences in the UCSF Orthodontic Division Clinic.
This course is intended for general dentists and orthodontists.
CEU: 7 Category I