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Orthodontic course for general dentistThe Academy of Gp Orthodontics has provided comprehensive orthodontics continuing education courses for the General Practitioner for 30 years. Our 12-session hands-on courses are designed to be the closest CDE Course to an orthodontic residency for the General Practitioner. Orthodontic courses meet one weekend every two months and consist of a Friday classroom instruction and a Saturday comprehensive clinical hands-on training with direct patient treatment to ensure excellent case results. You will have the same instructor for all 12 sessions and each course is limited in number of participants in order to maintain an optimum, dynamic student-to-instructor learning experience in a clinical setting.

Confidently incorporate orthodontics into your general practice with comprehensive orthodontic education! Course tuition and expenses are easily recovered by beginning three to four cases in your own practice by Session III. Students are encouraged to bring patient records to the Friday sessions for case mentoring and troubleshooting. In addition to treating patients, participants will develop a digital library by taking intra-oral photographs of hands-on patients. All patients, materials, and supplies for the clinical sessions are provided by the Academy. Tuition also includes monitoring for one year upon completion of the course, with current AGpO membership.

Orthodontics Education
orthodontics continuing education courses

orthodontics continuing educationYOUR INSTRUCTOR
Charles Young, D.D.S., has been practicing dentistry for 43 years, the first 2 years with the United States Army, and the last 41 years in private practice. For the past 36 years, he has been located in Collierville, Tennessee.

He graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in 1971, having been inducted into the Dean's Honorary Odontological Society and having received the Marion L. Fuller Award.

Under the direction of Dr. Ron Austin, he began his Tip-Edge training in 2000 and has served as a host dentist for the Academy during the last 14 years. He was a co-teacher with Dr. Austin for the 2004-06 doctors' course in Collierville. In addition to teaching the doctors' comprehensive two year course, he teaches the annual dental assistants' course in the Differential Straight Arch® Technique.

Dr. Young has throughout his career held a high interest in continuing dental education. In addition to orthodontics, he has extensive training in endodontics, implant surgery, hard and soft tissue grafting, and comprehensive restorative dentistry.

He is a current member of the Academy of Gp Orthodontics, the American Dental Association and component dental societies, and the Memphis Dental Study Group.

June 22-23 | Intro Weekend Session (required)
August 10-11 | Session I
September 21-22 | Session II
October 26-27 | Session III
December 7-8 | Session IV
January 18-19 | Session V
March 1-2 | Session VI
April 12-13 | Session VII
May 31-June 1 | Session VIII
July 12-13 | Session IX
August 16-17 | Session X
*October 4-5 | Session XI
*Nov. 8-9 | Session XII & Graduation
*Sessions 11 & 12 will be held at the Courtyard Memphis Collierville, located at 4640 Merchants Park Circle Collierville, TN 38017.
Charles Young, D.D.S.
Collierville Dental Associates
624 W Poplar Ave
Collierville, TN 38017
Phone: 901.853.2520
Chamber of Commerce
485 Halle Park Dr. Collierville, TN 38017 (901) 853-1949
Hampton Inn Collierville
1280 W Poplar Ave
Collierville, TN 38017
Reservations: 901.854.9400

Memphis International Airport
(Collierville is a suburb of Memphis)

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Academy of Gp Orthodontics is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental

professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.

ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors,

nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.



  AGpO is an approved PACE Program Provider FAGD/MAGD Credit
Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry
or AGD endorsement.  11/1/2019 - 12/31/2022    


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