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Course - Tucson 2019

COMPREHENSIVE ORTHODONTIC TRAINING
TUCSON, AZ 12-SESSION COURSE (2019-2021)
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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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Tucson, AZ Course | Dr. Kyle McCrea

YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Kyle McCrea, D.D.S., has practiced in the greater Houston area since 1990 and in Richmond since 1994. Dr. McCrea is a graduate of Texas A&M University and at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School. He received further training at the General Practice Residency Program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. In 2007 Dr. McCrea completed the Academy's 12-Session Comprehensive Hands-On Course. In 2008 he attended Dr. Austin's Tip Edge Mini Residency in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. He has been mentored by Doctors Ron Austin, Jeffery Gerhardt, and Robert Allen. In 2013 he became an assistant clinical instructor to Dr. Robert Allen in Rockwall. In 2015, he started to share in providing the didactic lectures. He received his Diplomate from the Academy of GP Orthodontics at the Annual Session in 2016.

He has actively served on the Academy's Board of Directors from 2008 to the present. Serving as an officer for several of those years, in 2013 he served as the Academy's president.

Additionally Dr. McCrea is a Clinical Associate Professor University of Texas School Of Dentistry in Houston, teaching in the AEGD and the GPR programs. In 2013 he became part of the Memorial Herman Hospital Staff to supervise residents providing dental treatment in the operating room.

Dr. McCrea is a member of the ADA, the AGD, the Texas Dental Association, the Greater Houston Dental Association, and the Academy of the General Practice Orthodontics. Dr. McCrea is a fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry.

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HANDS-ON COURSE DATES
2019

April 13 | Introductory Orthodontic Session/Get Acquainted
May 31-June 1 | Session I
July 19-20 | Session II
August 30-31 | Session III
October 11-12 | Session IV
November 22-23 | Session V

2020

January 10-11 | Session VI
March 6-7 | Session VII
June 26-27 | Session VIII
August 21-22 | Session IX
October 9-10 | Session X
Nov. 20-21 | Session XI

2021


January 15-16 | Session XII & Graduation

HOST FOR THE CLINICAL FACILITY
Daniel Chiara, D.M.D.

7355 South Houghton Rd., Suite 212
Tucson, AZ 85747
Phone: 520-207-7202

ACCOMMODATIONS/LECTURE
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Tucson Tech Park

9095 S. Rita Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85747
(P) 520-989-7200

AIRPORT

Tucson International Airport

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!

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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