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8 – Advanced Retention

Advanced retention methodology.

Long term maintenance.

How spot failing and to repair retainers.

Incorporation of crowns into treatment plans.

Bite raising for space creation.

7 – Long-term patient strategy with case studies

Detailed case examples showing the interceptive approach of ortho restorative treatments on patients with simple to complex issues and how doing this early will prevent further problems. Type 1- Type 4 complexity description.

6b – The Dahl Principle (upgraded content)

The technique. Rules to follow. How much to add. How to balance forces. How to control axial forces.

Which arch to treat. How to set expectations. How to follow up. Dahl management- natural and assisted equilibration.

6a – The Dahl Principle (upgraded content)

The basics of dahl, theory, science when to and when not to treat.

This approach if used correctly on the right patient can prevent patients going down a restorative cycle that could end up with a full mouth rehabilitation. It can also be used to Dahl retainers to control forces in cases with no space.

5 – PPR, Planning & Communication

PPR. Understanding tooth shape, communication with the lab for better results.

Communication with the patient for Superior aesthetics.

Execution, and practice.

4 – Edge bonding & the reverse triangle

Reverse Triangle Edge Bonding and polishing
Composite edge bonding. Theory and step by step technique for easy aesthetics, high strength and longevity. This approach can be used for simple additive edge bonding post orthodontics or for direct placement for the dahl principle.

Long term follow up on cases 10-20 years.

3 – Upgrading your daily examination

Advanced ortho- restorative diagnoses / Changing your daily patient exam

Communication and education of patients.

Patient monitoring with scanners / Intraoral cameras/ photography 

2 – Dental Techtonics

The reality of the functional consequence of continued tooth movement.  

The Envelope of function, pathway wear and long term observation of patients.
Deepening bites and loss of guidance.

1 – Introduction

Introduction, definitions and ortho/occlusal terminology. 

Why ortho- restorative dentistry is critical for every dentist.