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Learn how to treat most cases in your practice in 6 months or less. In this course you will learn the importance of correct Case Selection, Diagnostic Records and Treatment Planning. Straight wire appliances and their benefits will be reviewed and hands-on exercises will ensure that you feel comfortable placing brackets accurately each and every time. The principles of mechanics -torque and angulation will be discussed and how each relates to tooth movement. Attendees will learn orthodontic classification and the treatment options for each.
The latest orthodontic appliances will be reviewed as well as the benefits of achieving a Class I platform at the beginning of treatment. Cases will be shown and biweekly progress photos studied to demonstrate how Dr Kohani’s Standardized Orthodontic Protocol works consistently on his patients.
This course will not only focused on Accelerated Orthodontics but also tooth movement related to obtaining the best possible Cosmetic Solution for your patients.
Advanced Orthodontic movements, force control and facial growth and development will be discussed. Protocols for treating severely crowded cases as well as the benefits of arch expansion will be reviewed, especially related to early treatment.
Treating open bite cases with tongue thrust habits and TMJ patients will also be covered during this advanced session. Marketing strategies and patient management tips that are proven and work will be shared throughout the course. Achieving superior cosmetic results with minor tooth movement will also be discussed in-depth.
Participants will be allowed to bring their own cases with a proposed treatment plan for Dr Kohani to review.
Dr. Kami Kohani has 23 years of experience practicing dentistry and orthodontics, and is currently in private practice at his office in San Diego. As an instructor and lecturer, Dr. Kohani teaches on the following topics:
Dr. Kami Kohani has received numerous awards including the 2012 Inspiration Award, San Diego Top Dentist 2013-2016, The Center for Wealth and Legacy 2009-2012, Fresh Start Volunteer of the Year Award, and the UCLA School of Dentistry Comprehensive Patient Care Award. Dr. Kohani also has a fellowship in Dental Implantology from the International Academy of Dental Implantology.
During this seminar series, participants will be given instruction on how to comprehensively and successfully diagnose and treat their own orthodontic cases, and to de-mystify the practice of orthodontics.
Dr. Nicassio also includes FREE detailed, step-by-step diagnosis outlines for your first two cases! This will help instill confidence that you have chosen the right case, and have a comprehensive treatment plan in place. The success you achieve in your first few cases will ensure that you incorporate orthodontics efficiently into your practice. With this course, you will always be given ongoing support via e-mail for current and future cases.
|LEARNING OBJECTIVE||DAY 1||DAY 2|
|In this course, doctors will learn how to select, diagnose, and treat basic orthodontic cases, efficiently and with predictable results.||Case selection (estimating treatment time), case records (dental legal requirements), and standard of care||Orthodontic classification, case diagnosis support, and Indirect Bonding|
|Determining when bicuspids need to be extracted and which bicuspids should be extracted||Treatment planning to know when and which bicuspids need to be extracted||Typodont exercise and instruction on how to place bands and brackets, as well as placement and tie-in of archwires|
|What type of early treatment should be performed and when this treatment should be implemented||Diagnosis and treatment for Phase 1 cases (early treatment)||Introduction to anchorage devices including lower lingual arch (LLA), transpalatal arch (TPA), and headgear|
|Instruction and understanding of how to correct crossbites||Considerations involved with treating impacted teeth||How to fix posterior crossbite, functional shifts, and will be introduced to TMJ considerations|
|LEARNING OBJECTIVE||DAY 1||DAY 2|
|To learn differential diagnosis of Class II cases, Class III cases, and treatment alternatives||Differential diagnosis of Class II cases and treatment alternatives||Differential diagnosis of Class III cases and treatment alternatives|
|Principals of mechanics and extraction space closure||Principals of mechanics||Extraction space closure|
|Vertical considerations and how to reduce gingival display||Vertical considerations and gingival display||Topics will include instruction on utility arches, gingivectomy, and bone screw anchorage|
|Instruction on the considerations in treatment of protrusion cases, orthognathic surgery, and special considerations of orthodontic tools for bone augmentation in preparation for implants||Considerations in treatment of protrusion cases and orthognathic surgery||Special considerations of orthodontic tools for bone augmentation to prepare ridges for implants|
Dr. Ralph Nicassio was born in southern California and has a private practice in Norwalk, CA. In 1981, he graduated from the University of Southern California and received his degree from UCLA’s Dental School in 1985. Dr. Nicassio began teaching seminars in 1993 focused on orthodontics and prosthodontics. His passion for dentistry has also inspired him to lecture internationally, delivering over 500 days of continuing education. An instructor for over 20 years, Dr. Nicassio has taught many seminars in both a comprehensive two-year series, and an advanced series.
Dr. Nicassio was a guest lecturer at the Japan Adult Orthodontic Conference, and a presenter at the AAO meeting in Chicago, where he discussed molar extractions. He also taught practice management as a guest lecturer for UCLA and for Aeropointe Management. Some special interests have included pioneering techniques in surgically assisted orthodontics. Dr. Nicassio is also a consultant for fellow general dentists all over the world, assisting in complex case diagnosis and treatment planning. He continues to find innovative approaches to make an impact on his patients, as well as fellow dentists, and those who work around him.
|CE Credits:||64 CE units per 4-session seminar series|
Prior orthodontic experience required.
|Tuition*:||$2,000 for Aesthetic Ortho
$4,000 for Beginning Comp. Ortho
$4,000 for Interm. Comp. Ortho
|Time:||8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Teaching Method:||Lecture and hands-on Activities|
*1st assistant attends for FREE
$200 per session for each additional assistant
Receive a discount of $1,000 if registering for all 10 sessions
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|Session I:||March 9 - 10, 2017||San Antonio||Beginning|
|Session lI:||April 20 - 21, 2017||San Antonio||Beginning|
|Session I:||May 12 - 13, 2017||San Antonio||Beginning|
|Session Il:||June 23 - 24, 2017||San Antonio||Beginning|
|Session Ill:||July 28 - 29, 2017||San Antonio||Beginning|
|Session IV:||Sept 22 - 23, 2017||San Antonio||Beginning|
|Session I:||Oct 20 - 21, 2017||San Antonio||Intermediate|
|Session lI:||Feb 2 - 3, 2018||San Antonio||Intermediate|
|Session llI:||March 9 - 10, 2018||San Antonio||Intermediate|
|Session IV:||Apr 13 - 14, 2018||San Antonio||Intermediate|
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Henry Schein Dental Specialties Group designates this activity for 64 continuing education credits.