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Course - McHenry 2019

COMPREHENSIVE ORTHODONTIC TRAINING
MCHENRY, IL 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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McHenry, IL Course | Dr. Greg Cannizzo

YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Dr. Gregory R. Cannizzo, graduated from the University of Illinois School of Dentistry in 1987 and has practiced general dentistry for more than 20 years in the McHenry area. Three years after starting his practice, he received advanced training in orthodontics and has helped correct the smiles of children, teens and adults for over 17 years. Dr. Cannizzo's experience also includes advanced training in ceramic restorations and veneers. While his gentle manner is appreciated by all his patients, he is especially experienced in working with children. Dr. Cannizzo is a member as well as President of the prestigious G.P.Orthodontics. He is the co-editor of the Journal of the American Orthodontic Society and has published several articles in both American and Foreign journals. Dr. Cannizzo is also a member of The American Dental Association, The Academy of General Dentistry, Illinois State Dental Society, The McHenry County Dental Society, The Chicago Dental Society and The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Greg resides in Crystal Lake with his wife Linda and their four children.(Dr. Greg is an Illinois Licensed General Dentist).

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HANDS-ON COURSE DATES
2019

Feb. 2| Introductory Orthodontic Session/Get Acquainted
March 8-9 | Session I
May 17-18 | Session II
June 28-29 | Session III
September 6-7 | Session IV
October 25-26 | Session V

2020

January 10-11 | Session VI
February 28-29 | Session VII
June 12-13 | Session VIII
August 21-22 | Session IX
October 23-24 | Session X

2021

Jan. 8-9 | Session XI
Feb. 19-20 | Session XII & Graduation

HOST FOR THE CLINICAL FACILITY
Greg Cannizzo, D.D.S.

3617 Municipal Dr.
McHenry, IL 60050
Phone: 815.344.2282

ACCOMMODATIONS/LECTURE
Country Inns and Suites Crystal Lake

600 Tracy Trail
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Reservations: 815.477.3500

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