Level II - Advanced Orthodontics 

Course Objectives

This 2 session 4 day Advanced Orthodontics course has been created for those who have attended Dr. Rondeau’s Level I Introduction to Orthodontics or are currently practicing orthodontics and want to take their practice to the next level with greater case diagnosis and finishing skills.

You will learn a system for treating patients that involves stabilizing the temporomandibular joint prior to any orthodontic treatment, and bring these important skills to your practice where you can ensure a beautiful smile, straight teeth and healthy jaw joints.

Session 1

Case Finishing - This session will concentrate on showing orthodontic cases to demonstrate various techniques that assist general dentists in properly finishing their cases.

  • Importance of proper bracket position
  • How to correct dental midlines
  • Correction of Class II and Class III molar relationships
  • Technique for closing spaces (closing coil springs and power chain)
  • Correcting deep overbites with incisal ramps and composite buildups
  • How to level the maxillary occlusal plane utilizing the AccuLiner™ Articulator
  • Different combinations of composite buildups and elastics to help level the occlusal plane
  • How to correct rotations using power chain and lingual buttons
  • Indications for slenderizing anterior and posterior teeth

Advanced Straight Wire Mechanics

  • Double arch mechanics, one archwire holds space with open coil, one archwire aligns the displaced tooth
  • Technique for eruption of mesially inclined second molars
  • Methods to intrude incisors
  • Techniques for extruding molars and bicuspids
  • Eruption of impacted canines

Case Diagnosis

  • The key to successful orthodontic treatment is making the proper diagnosis. Dr. Rondeau has several experienced assistant instructors who will be available to offer advice to the course participants on their new and progress cases

Self-Ligating Brackets

  • Treatment time can be reduced by 4 to 6 months when patients are treated with low friction self-ligating brackets

Upcoming Training

Mar 9th, 2018 - Mar 10th, 2018
Chicago, IL
Session #2
Chicago Marriott Oak Brook
1401 West 22nd Street
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