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Course - Rockwall 2018

COMPREHENSIVE ORTHODONTIC TRAINING
ROCKWALL, TX 12-SESSION COURSE (2018-2020)
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  • Over 30 years of experience teaching comprehensive ortho to GPs.
  • Designed to be the closest CE Course to an orthodontic residency for the General Practitioner.
  • Students are encouraged to bring patient records to the Friday sessions for case mentoring and troubleshooting help.
  • Courses meet every 6-8 weeks on Friday & Saturday
    • Friday lecture session
    • Saturday clinical session where participants treat patients, not typodonts
     
  • All patients, materials, and supplies for the clinical sessions are provided by the Academy.
  • Retake course lectures for FREE for up to 2 years after graduation. Earn up to 72 additional CE hours at no charge! (with current AGpO membership).
  • Same instructor for all 12 sessions.
  • Library of on-demand ortho lectures available at no charge.
  • Limited number of participants - courses range from 8-20 students.
  • Confidently incorporate orthodontics into your general practice!

Before

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Course Outline

    INTRODUCTORY ORTHODONTIC SESSION
  • What is the Academy of Gp Orthodontics?
  • Meet your instructor
  • How the course is set up
  • Overview of the Differential Straight-Arch® Technique
  • How being able to do comprehensive orthodontics can help build your practice
    SESSION I
  • Introductions
  • Evolution of orthodontics and the Differential Straight-Arch® Technique
  • Overview of the 3 stages of the technique:
    1. Stage I is to straighten anterior teeth
    2. Stage II is to close any posterior space
    3. Stage III is to reach final tip and torque of teeth
  • Introduction to Stage One
  • Discussion of the orthodontic work-up
  • Introduction to clinical patients
    SESSION II
  • Stage One Treatment in detail
  • Diagnosis overview
    • Facial profile analysis
    • Model analysis
    • Cephalometric Analysis
  • Patient consult appointment
  • Patient informed consent
  • Treatment financing arrangements
  • Review of clinical Patients from Session I
    SESSION III
  • Review Stage One
  • Troubleshooting Stage One problems
  • Diagnosis Continued:
    • Cephalometric Analysis
    • Putting Diagnosis all together
  • Extractions
  • Palatal expansion
  • Cuspid impactions
  • Review of clinical patients from Session II
    SESSION IV
  • Stage I troubleshooting
  • Introduction - Pre-Stage Two and Stage Two
  • Diagnosis (cont’d)
  • Creating Space/Air-Rotor Stripping
  • TMJ Disorders
  • Patient management
  • Begin Stage II - Closing posterior space
  • Review of clinical patients from Session III
    SESSION V
  • Stage Two and Pre-Stage Three in detail
  • Etiology of malocclusion
  • Extraction and non-extraction treatment
  • Stage II continued:
    • Correcting midlines
    • Getting first molars into a Class I relationship
  • Review of clinical patients from Session IV
    SESSION VI
  • Practice Management
  • Review of Stages One, Stage Two, and Pre-Three
  • Review of clinical patients from Session V
  • Midterm Exam
    SESSION VII
  • Introduction to Stage Three
  • Lecture on tooth movement mechanics
  • Molar Distalization
  • Root Resorption
  • Review of clinical patients from Session VI
    SESSION VIII
  • Stage Three in detail
  • Risk Management
  • Review of clinical patients from Session VII
    SESSION IX
  • Review all stages
  • Review of clinical patients from Session VIII
  • Case finishing in detail
    SESSION X
  • Early treatment
  • Limited treatment
  • Review diagnosis
  • Mixed Dentition
    • Analysis & Treatment
    • Space Loss
    • Space Management: Creating/Maintaining
    • Etiology of Growth & Development
  • Functional Appliances
    • Herbst
    • Jasper Jumper
    • Twin Force Bite Corrector
  • Airways & Oral habits
  • De-impacting Erupting Molars
  • Review of Clinical patients from Session IX
    SESSION XI
  • Early treatment (cont’d)
  • Debanding and Retention
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Troubleshooting
  • Review of Clinical patients from Session X
  • Cosmetic Considerations:
    • Veneers
    • Small laterals
    • Missing laterals
    • Chipped anteriors
  • TMD as it relates to Orthodontics
    SESSION XII
  • Final Review
  • Practice Risk Management
  • Final Exam
  • Bonus Topics – based on class requests.
  • Review of clinical patients from Session XI
  • Graduation & Awards Dinner

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Rockwall, TX Course | Dr. Robert Allen

YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Robert Allen, D.D.S., a 1985 graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been a solo practitioner in Rockwall, Texas since 1987. He completed the Academy of Gp Orthodontics' 12 Session Course under Dr. Ron Austin in 1994, and received his Diplomate from the Academy in 1996.

Dr. Allen has been a host dentist and clinical instructor for the Academy since 1992. He has actively practiced orthodontics since 1989, completing over 500 Tip-Edge® cases, carrying a caseload of over 50 patients annually.

Although he attributes the mainstay of his orthodontic training to the Academy and more specifically to Dr. Austin, he has attended over 500 hours of orthodontic continuing education, including courses and lectures from Dr. Charlie Yates, Dr. Pete Kesling, Dr. Chris Kesling, Dr. Robert Gerety, and Dr. Tom Mulligan, among others.

He is a current member of the North Texas Dental Society, the Texas Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of Gp Orthodontics, the Air Transport Arm of Christ, and Lakepointe Church.

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HANDS-ON COURSE DATES
2018

October 26-27| Session I/Intro

2019

January 4-5 | Session II
March 1-2 | Session III
May 3-4 | Session IV
July 12-13 | Session V
September 6-7 | Session VI
November 8-9 | Session VII

2020

January 10-11 | Session VIII
March 6-7 | Session IX
July 10-11 | Session X
Sept. 11-12 | Session XI
October 23-24 | Session XII & Graduation

INSTRUCTOR/HOST FOR THE CLINICAL FACILITY
Robert G. Allen, D.D.S.

406 West Rusk St.
Rockwall, TX 75087
Phone: 972-771-2221

ACCOMMODATIONS/LECTURE
Rockwall Hampton Inn
1549 Laguna Drive

Rockwall, TX 75087
Reservations: 469-698-9494

AIRPORTS

DFW or Love Field

Learn By Doing

The knowledge gained through the Saturday lecture/seminar format is reinforced by Sunday’s clinical participation, allowing you the optimum learning experience. Upon course completion, you will:

  • Have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Differential Straight-Arch® Technique and patient treatment.
  • Effectively diagnose and develop a treatment plan for each case.
  • Have an understanding of the variables affecting treatment and treatment outcome.
  • Have a proficiency in treating orthodontic malocclusions seen in your practice.
  • Confidently incorporate orthodontics into your general practice!

mission

The Academy of Gp Orthodontics is a non-profit educational and professional organization which was founded by Dr. Charles Yates in 1987. Its membership is composed of dentists and dental specialists who provide quality orthodontic care for their patients. The organization's goal is to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and new technological developments in the field of orthodontics through comprehensive orthodontic experiences with direct patient care.

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Academy of Gp Orthodontics
509 E. Boydstun Ave.
Rockwall, TX 75087
Phone 800.634.2027
Fax 888.634.2028
International 972.722.4455