Academy of Gp Orthodontics                                      Course Syllabus…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Course Objectives“Get Acquainted Session” - This optional session is an opportu...
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    Palatal expansion                   Impactions                   Limited cases                   Compromised cases...
If a participant knows he/she will be missing more than two (2) sessions, prior to beginning thecourse, it is recommended ...
their patients in the clinical setting as well as patients seen in their own practices. Liabilityinsurance is required fro...
Associate Fellowship AwardThis award will be presented upon completion of an AGpO 12 Session Hands-On Course utilizingthe ...
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………COURSE SCHEDULE AND DATES*You will need to wear proper clinic attire (scrubs or...
Information 7:00 pm – ??? Graduation Ceremony and Dinner Saturday Jeffery Gerhardt’s Office 512-257-2483 8:00 am – Noon Cl...
CDE SUBJECT CODE INDEX010 Basic Science        012 Anatomy                                      017 Dental Materials      ...
731 Radiology                                                                         737 Physical Evaluation             ...
Tip-Edge Plus Bracket Kit TP # 296-602            .016 wire kits TP #336-700 .016 looped wire kit TP #337-500            P...
M-D Reducer Kit TP # 100-701              Arch Forming Pliers TP # 100-128P              Crimpable Hook Pliers TP # 100-17...
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  1. 1. Academy of Gp Orthodontics Course Syllabus…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………COURSE TITLE: A Comprehensive Clinical Orthodontic Course “Utilizing The Differential Straight-Arch® Technique”…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Mission StatementThe Academy of Gp Orthodontics is a non-profit educational and professional organization which wasfounded by Dr. Charles Yates in 1987. Its membership is composed of general dentists and specialists whoprovide quality orthodontic care for their patients. The organization’s goal is to facilitate the sharing ofknowledge and new technological developments in the field of orthodontics through comprehensiveorthodontic experiences with direct patient care.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Course Sponsor:The Academy of Gp Orthodontics909 N. Goliad St.Rockwall, TX 75087Ph: (800) 634-2027/Fax: (888) 634-2028www.academygportho.comInstructor: Assistant Clinical InstructorJeffery Gerhardt, DDS Bert Vasut, D.D.S.3415-A El Salido Pkwy. 2051 Cypress Creek, Ste. NCedar Park, TX 78613 Cedar Park, TX 78613Ph: 512-257-2483/ Fax 512-249-1057 Ph: 512-258-8888/ Fax: 512-583-0375Jeffery003@aol.com bertvasut@yahoo.comCourse LocationLecture Site: Clinical Site:Holiday Inn Express Jeffrey Gerhardt, D.D.S.12703 FM 620 North 3415-A El Salido PkwyAustin, Texas Cedar Park, Texas 78613512-249-8166 512-257-2483………………………………………………………………………………………………………General Course DescriptionThis course is intended for general dentists and pedodontists who have little or no orthodontic experienceand want to learn how to incorporate it into their practices or wish to progress from removable appliancesto a comprehensive, fixed technique. This course also welcomes any dental specialists that desire toparticipate. The 12-session course is a comprehensive program, not a “short-weekend” program oflistening and writing. This is a one-of-a-kind, hands-on course, an extended experience requiring acommitment of time and energy.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Educational Objectives  To facilitate your professional growth by providing an environment in which you will learn by doing.  To enable you to more comprehensively service those who come to you for dental care.  To help you become knowledgeable and confident in using the Differential Straight-Arch Technique.Page 1 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  2. 2. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Course Objectives“Get Acquainted Session” - This optional session is an opportunity for potential course participants tomeet the course instructor, the clinical instructor/ host dentist and visit the course clinical facility. Themorning lecture will examine current ideas and trends in orthodontics and will allow the participant to viewdocumented case presentations with a Q & A regarding the course curriculum and the Differential Straight-Arch® Technique (Tip-Edge® System). In the afternoon, there will be a clinical demonstration of thetechnique to be taught along with a continuation of the Q & A session. This will assist the participant inmaking an informed decision as to whether he/she would like to make the commitment to participate in thecomprehensive 12 session hands-on program. This will also allow the instructor, the clinical instructor(s)and or host dentist the opportunity to meet and interview potential course participants.Get Acquainted Outline: • What is the Academy of Gp Orthodontics? • How the class is set up • Overview of the Tip-Edge technique (Stage I, II, III) • How being able to do comprehensive orthodontics can help your practiceSession I Outline: • Introduction of class • More in depth overview of Tip-Edge technique • Stage I of orthodontic treatment • How to put on braces Objectives: o To demonstrate and explain the steps needed for the orthodontic workup o To explain the Differential Straight-Arch Technique from the initial banding and bracketing of the orthodontic patient through slides, lecture, and typodont exercises. The Tip-Edge technique is divided into 3 stages (Stage I is to straighten front teeth, Stage II is to close any posterior space, and Stage III is to reach final tip and torque of teeth) o To explain and demonstrate Stage I of the Differential Straight-Arch Technique to include the initial bracketing of clinical patientsSession II Outline: • Stage I continued • What to do on orthodontic Recalls • Diagnosis overview o Patient analysis o Model analysis • Patient consent Objectives: o To recognize and identify the information needed to diagnose the orthodontic patient. Explain Stage I with lecture, slides and review of the Differential Straight- Arch Technique Guide with diagnosis and clinical application of the technique as well. o To demonstrate treatment diagnosis through a slide presentation and lecture o To demonstrate through lecture and slide presentation the patient consult appointment.Session III Outline:Page 2 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  3. 3. • Diagnosis continued o Cephalometric analysis o Putting diagnosis all together • Extraction site selection • Pre-stage II and III Objectives: o To familiarize the dentist with an orthodontic cephalometric analysis o How to choose the proper teeth to extract in an orthodontic extraction case o How to transition from Stage I to Stage II or IIISession IV Outline: • Stage I trouble shooting • Patient financing • Patient management • Start Stage II o Closing posterior space Objectives: o To discuss problems which can occur in Stage I and how to correct them o Discuss potential financial options for orthodontic patients and how to file dental insurance for these procedures o How the dentist closes posterior space in Stage II using E-linksSession V Outline: • Stage II continued o Correcting midlines o Getting first molars to a Class I relationship Objectives: o To learn more advanced techniques used in Stage II of treatment. Several ways to correct midlines will be discussed, as well as using available space to better correct overjets and dental molar class discrepancies.Session VI Outline: • Midterm Exam • Stage III" Objectives: o To thoroughly explain Stage III of treatment. Class will go over goals of Stage III and how to achieve them.Session VII Outline: • Stripping space o Using diamond strips o Air Rotor Stripping (ARS) • Taking braces off • Retainers o Temporary retainersPage 3 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  4. 4. o Conventional removable retainers o Fixed retainers o Bioliners Objectives: o Learn when stripping space is needed o Introduce techniques for stripping space o Dentist learns how to take braces off o Dentist is introduced to different types of retainers and how to pick the correct retainer for their patientSession VIII Outline: • Functional appliances (Herbst, Jasper Jumper, Twin Force) • Molar distalization • Root resorption Objectives: o The dentist should fully understand when to use a functional appliance. o Which functional appliance to use o Understand how to distalize molars o Discuss what causes root resorption and how to prevent itSession IX Outline: • Mixed Dentitio n o Analysis and treatment o Space loss o Space maintenance Objectives: o Teach dentist how to recognize problems in a mixed dentition o Review how to perform a thorough mixed dentition analysis o Gain an understanding of what problems to treat in a mixed dentition o Discuss serial extractions – why and when to use this technique o Review problems associated with early space loss and how to prevent itSession X Outline: • Mixed dentition continue d o Correct anterior crossbitesPage 4 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  5. 5. o Correcting habits o Lip bumpers • Etiology of growth and develop ment; Airways and habits Objectives: o Dentist should learn when to correct an anterior crossbite in a mixed dentition o Several techniques of correcting anterior crossbites will be presented. The dentist will learn which technique to use for which situation. o Oral habits such as thumb sucking and tongue thrusting will be discussed. Dentist will learn techniques to treat these conditions. o Dentist will gain an understanding of the idea behind a lip bumper. Class will learn when these appliances can be useful.Session XI Outline: • Cosmeti c consider ations • TMD as it relates to orthodo ntics Objectives: o Class will learn how to prepare for orthodontic/cosmetiPage 5 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  6. 6. c restorative cases; topics will include braces/veneers, braces/implants. o Class will also learn how to handle cosmetic challenges such as small lateral teeth, missing laterals, and chipped anterior teeth. o TMD concerns with orthodontic treatment will be discussedSession XII Outline: • Orthogn athic surgery • Practice manage ment • Final Review – Final Exam • Graduati on Awards Luncheo n/Dinner Objectives: o Class will review orthognathic techniques. o Will discuss how to manage an orthodontic practice and decrease risk.……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Course FormatThe Comprehensive Clinical Orthodontic Course will meet one weekend every two months for a total of12 sessions. In addition to treating patients, participants will develop a digital library by taking intra-oralphotographs of hands-on patients and giving case presentations to the class during the Friday seminarsession. There also will be time to go over case records brought from each participant’s own practice.Along with diagnosis and technique, the Friday seminar will also include the following lecture topics:  Etiology  Growth and development  Interceptive treatment  Surgical orthodonticsPage 6 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  7. 7.  Palatal expansion  Impactions  Limited cases  Compromised cases  Facial esthetics  Practice and risk management  Treatment planning  Space maintenance  Tongue thrust  Early treatment  Air Rotor Stripping  TMD  Skeletal open bites  Retention…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Course Material (Provided)A course binder, a technique guide, technique/diagnosis videos with manual, lecture handouts, clinicalinstruments and hands-on patients will be provided. Each participant will bring pliers, and diagnosticmaterial; (reference tab 3, pgs. 13-15 for specific supplies).Membership includes a membership certificate, quarterly newsletter/journal, and patient reference binder.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………COURSE POLICIES AND PROCEDURESThe Academy of Gp Orthodontics is solely responsible for organizing, administrating, publicizing,presenting, and recordkeeping for its continuing education programs to include the following twelvesession hands-on course, a two day refresher course; Mini-Residency; a two day dental assistants’course; and its annual meeting. The Academy assumes both the professional and fiscal liabilityfor the conduct and quality of its programs. All 12 session hands-on courses sponsored by theAcademy provide a primary course instructor, clinical instructor(s), host dentist, and clinical facility.It is the responsibility of the Academy to make sure that the primary instructor, the clinicalinstructor(s), host dentist, and the site meet the required standards and criteria that comply witheach state’s Dental Practice Act.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………AttendanceIt is the responsibility of each participant to maintain course dates and to attend and participate ineach lecture and clinical session. All session dates are provided prior to the course by theAcademy and are located in the Course Brochure, Syllabus, and Course Binder. As a courtesy,prior to each session, the Academy will send a reminder. Please be sure to furnish theAcademy with your current phone/ fax/ address/ e- mail information. If there is a datechange or if a session is rescheduled, each participant will be notified immediately by AcademyHeadquarters.The Academy’s hands-on format with patient treatment requires the presence of each participantfor ten (10) sessions to maintain eligibility to receive the Academy’s Associate Fellowship Award.By making the commitment to take the course, the participant is committed to the hands-ontreatment of the patients he/she provides for the course or to those patients provided by thecourse host. The integrity of the course depends upon a team effort from the course instructor,the clinical instructor(s), the host, and the course participants. If circumstances arise, and theparticipant is unable to attend a session, the participant needs to advise the course instructor orAcademy Headquarters immediately.Following the missed session, course handout material will be mailed to the student, or theinstructor will save the material and hand it out at the subsequent session. A makeup lecturemay be held if prior arrangements are made with the instructor. Other options for makeupinclude monitoring either a session at another site or a subsequent course.Page 7 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  8. 8. If a participant knows he/she will be missing more than two (2) sessions, prior to beginning thecourse, it is recommended that they delay participating in the course, until a commitment to thetwenty-four (24) month program can be arranged.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………ParticipationThe instructor is required to keep a record of reach participant’s attendance. At the discretion ofeach instructor, CDE hours can be withheld upon completion of the program. This can be doneif the instructor feels the participant is deficient in any area and requires additional lecture orclinical hours for verification of the course’s CDE hours and their eligibility for the Academy’sAssociate Fellowship Award.The course participant will be required to present their class treatment cases during the Fridaylectures and participate in a minimum of ten (10) clinical course sessions. Participants arecautioned in applying the Differential Straight-Arch Technique to these clinical patients unlessunder the direct supervision of the course instructor, the clinical instructor(s) and the host dentist.When beginning patient treatment in their practice, participants are cautioned to begin patienttreatment only after consulting with the course instructor, and or the clinical instructor(s). Therewill be specific Friday consultation sessions for reviewing participant’s patient treatment records.In addition, the instructor may be contacted by the course participant for interim sessionconsultations. In the event the instructor or the clinical instructor(s) are unavailable, AcademyHeadquarters will assist the participant in contacting the course instructor, another Academyinstructor, or a member of the Academy’s Educational Committee for immediate participantassistance...........................................................................................................................................................Clinical ProtocolAll participating doctors in the Academy of Gp Orthodontics hands-on orthodontic program willbe required to arrive at the host dentist’s office 30 minutes prior to the beginning of clinicalpatient treatment. Participating doctors should arrive at each clinical session with the followingarmamentarium: required pliers and supplies as stated in this course syllabus. Participants will alsobe responsible for bringing their own safety goggles if needed, or a special brand or size ofdisposable glove. It is the responsibility of each participating doctor to notify AcademyHeadquarters a minimum of 48 hours prior to any scheduled clinical session that he/she will notbe able to attend. It is then the responsibility of Academy Headquarters to notify the courseinstructor, clinical instructor(s), and host dentist of any participant not attending a scheduledclinical session. It is the responsibility of the instructor to notify Academy Headquarters within48 hours following the clinical session if a course participant did not attend the scheduled sessionwithout prior notification.Appropriate course participant attire: Scrubs, long pants or slacks, and dress shirts. Sleevelessshirts, open-toed shoes, or high heels are not considered appropriate clinical attire. The host willprovide lab jackets for participants.The host dentist will provide chairside assistants to assist course participants in cleaningoperatories, sterilization procedures and assist with patient seating and dismissal. Courseparticipants will be expected to do the following: conduct themselves in a professional manner,adhere to HIPPA regulations, and be responsible in following infection control protocol, assist withoperaortory and office area cleanup, and patient documentation.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Patient ProtectionFor the safety of all patients participating in the hands-on program, each course participant willbe provided with a copy of the Dental Practice Act for Texas. All clinical facilities will beunder direct supervision with a licensed primary instructor, and/or licensed clinical instructor(s),and/or licensed host dentist. Each student will be informed by the course instructor of the risksand precautions that need to be taken when applying new orthodontic knowledge and skills onPage 8 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  9. 9. their patients in the clinical setting as well as patients seen in their own practices. Liabilityinsurance is required from all parties directly involved in the hands-on program and copies oftheir malpractice insurance coverage will be kept on file at the Academy Headquarters throughoutthe twelve (12) session course. All patients participating in the hands-on program will beproperly screened for the program by the primary instructor, clinical instructor(s) and/or hostdentist. Patients will be informed of their rights as a clinical patient, the programs patientrequirements and expectations, and the necessary procedures to be performed. Each patient will berequired to sign a patient informed consent form and will remain a patient of record of the hostdentist or a patient of record of the course participant during active orthodontic treatment in thehands-on program.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Anti- discrimination PolicyThe Academy of Gp Orthodontics will comply with all State and Federal Laws protecting anindividuals participation in the hands-on program from discrimination with regard to race, color,religion, sex, age, or national origin. Failure to comply with this policy can result in removalfrom their position, termination, or the cancellation of any contract agreements upon therecommendations made by the Academy Educational Committee and with consensus from theAcademy Officers, and Board of Directors. To report an act of discrimination, a complaint, or agrievance please contact the Academy’s Executive Director immediately at 1-800-634-2027. Allallegations will be documented, investigated, and a full written report will be sent to the AcademyEducational Chairman and Academy President. Confidentiality will be maintained.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICYFor the Academy of Gp OrthodonticsThe Academy of Gp Orthodontics is a nonprofit continuing education organization which teachesthe Tip-Edge® System or Differential Straight-Arch® Technique. The bracket is patented anddistributed solely by TP Orthodontics, Inc. The bracket will be referred to by its commercialname the Tip-Edge bracket during the course; however, as often as possible it will be referred toby its generic term – Differential Straight-Arch Technique. In the Tip-Edge Guide, published byTP Orthodontics, Inc. it references the bracket and the system interchangeably. Studentsparticipating in the course will be informed of other products and manufacturers that may be usedin conjunction with this bracket or technique. The Tip-Edge Guide is provided by the Academyof Gp Orthodontics as part of the course syllabus.TP Orthodontics, Inc., nor any other manufacturer, provides financial support to the Academy ofGp Orthodontics or its educational program. AGpO instructors sign a conflict of interest statementand thereby do not/and will not receive any financial support from any manufacturer or productpresented during the course.For Academy refresher courses and annual meetings, all guest speakers invited to participate sign aconflict of interest statement. If a speaker has financial ties with a particular manufacturer orproduct he/she then must inform the Academy of Gp Orthodontics and the audience, prior to his/her lecture so this information can be printed in the meeting program.A failure to disclose or a false disclosure will require the immediate attention of the AGpO Boardof Directors and a correction will be announced or sent to all course or meeting participantsimmediately. It will be at the discretion of the AGpO Board of Directors to reprimand or to askfor the immediate dismissal of an instructor or a speaker if compliance is withheld.............................................................................................................................................................................INSURANCE COMPLIANCEThe Academy of Gp Orthodontics is an ADA CERP recognized provider and requires a copy ofeach participants current dental license and proof of malpractice insurance on file. Please submitthis to Academy Headquarters, 909 N. Goliad St., Rockwall, TX 75087. An envelope is providedor you may fax this information to Academy headquarters at1-888-634-2028.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………AWARD & CDE HoursPage 9 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  10. 10. Associate Fellowship AwardThis award will be presented upon completion of an AGpO 12 Session Hands-On Course utilizingthe Differential Straight-Arch® Technique or Tip-Edge® System.Award qualifications: 1. Minimum completion of 152 CDE hours in orthodontics, to include 4 hours of troubleshooting cases from the course or private patients; along with topics relating to orthodontics. 2. Minimum completion of 3 cases during the hands-on course. Cases can be patients provided in the hands-on program or cases completed from the participant’s practice (case presentation with documentation to the instructor is required). 3. Maintain 2 years of active membership in the Academy while enrolled in the hands-on course, and pass a written and oral examination administered by the course instructor. 4. It is recommended that the participant attend at least one annual meeting, preferably two meetings, during the course of the 12 session program. The first and second year hands- on course participant’s annual meeting registration will be ½ of the regular registration fee. Course participants must register on or before the early registration date or they will pay additional registration fees thereafter. If the registered hands-on course participant does not attend the annual meeting without 10 days prior cancellation notice they will pay full registration fees. 5. Associate Fellow applicants must submit: a. Application for the AGpO Tier Advancement Program with session verification to Academy Headquarters. No fee is required for the12 Session Hands-On Course Associate Fellowship award. The written examination will be given at the 12th session or at a session designated by the site instructor. The applicant must arrange an appropriate time for the case presentations with the primary site instructor. The following case presentation material will be submitted to the course instructor: Case Requirements Board Case Checklist Case Presentation information (You can access all Tier Advancement Program forms at: www.academygportho.com home page/Tier Advancement Program)Upon successful completion the participant is recognized as an Associate Fellow of theAcademy of Gp Orthodontics. This recipient is presented with an Associate Fellow Awardat completion of the 12 session course, or during the Annual Meeting at the Members’Luncheon and receives a class photo.Continuing education credits awarded for participation in this CDE activity may not applytowards license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify therequirements of his/her state licensing board(s). Upon completion of this course, the courseparticipant will be given a letter of CDE verification with ADA codes for each session.Participants should retain this document for their records. It is the responsibility of the participantto submit verification to any regulatory agency.If you are submitting an application for AGD Fellowship or Mastership, and require CDE hours atthe fiscal year end, please submit your request in writing to the Academy Headquarters no laterthan October 31st to assure your receipt by December 1st of the current year.Page 10 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  11. 11. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………COURSE SCHEDULE AND DATES*You will need to wear proper clinic attire (scrubs or lab coat for Friday afternoon and Saturday clinic.Friday morning dress is casual.Cedar Park 2008 – 2010 COURSE SCHEDULE AND DATESPage 11 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  12. 12. Information 7:00 pm – ??? Graduation Ceremony and Dinner Saturday Jeffery Gerhardt’s Office 512-257-2483 8:00 am – Noon Clinical patient adjustment 7 370 Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Clinical patient adjustmentPage 12 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  13. 13. CDE SUBJECT CODE INDEX010 Basic Science 012 Anatomy 017 Dental Materials 013 Microbiology 018 Physiology 014 Biochemistry 024 Immunology 016 Pharmacotherapeutics180 Myofascial pain/Occlusion 181 Myofascial Pain 187 Gnathology 182 TM Disorders 188 Myofunctional Therapy 183 Occlusal Management 189 Kinesiology 185 Appliance Therapy310 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 311 Exodontia 314 Trauma Management 312 Orthognathic Surgery 315 Pre-Prosthetic Surgery370 Orthodontics 373 Interceptive Orthodontics 376 Functional Orthodontics 374 Surgical Orthodontics430 Pediatric Dentistry 434 Management of Child Patient 435 Space Management490 Periodontics 492 Soft Tissue 494 Splinting 493 Osseous Surgery 495 Non-surgical Therapeutic Management550 Practice Management and Human Relations 551 Auxiliary Utilization 555 Dental Jurisprudence 552 Financial Management for the Dental Office 557 Patient Education/Motivation 553 Office Design 560 Appointment/Recall Procedures 554 Patient Insurance Programs 561 Computers 562 Video Imaging730 Oral Medicine, Oral DiagnosisPage 13 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  14. 14. 731 Radiology 737 Physical Evaluation 732 Cephalometrics 738 Communicating Case Presentation 734 Clinical Diagnosis 739 Oral Pathology 735 Treatment Planning............................................................................................................................................................................SESSION SUPPLY LISTSupplies will be provided…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………SUGGESTED SUPPLY LISTInitial Ten Cases to be started in Your Own Practice(Manufacturers List can be found on pages 17 - 18)Supplies Needed to Begin Stage OneHobby Store (Michaels) Cephalometric View-Box Wax PencilOrtho Organizers Tracing Paper Kit- Ortho Organizer Light Wire Cutter #202-112Orthopli Loop Tie Back Pliers -#049 Heavy Wire Cutter #020-H (or order from Ortho Organizers #202-113) Pin and Ligature Cutter #020-S (or order from Ortho Organizers #202-111) Distal End Cutter #026 (or order from Ortho Organizers #202-103) Light Wire Pliers Optical PliersReliance Ortho Cheek Retractors (Access/a-Tongue-Away Shield or TP Ortho. # 100-396) Rely-a-Bond Ultra band Lock-blue in color Light-Cure Bonding Material-(optional)The Ortho Store Boone GaugeTP OrthodonticsPage 14 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  15. 15. Tip-Edge Plus Bracket Kit TP # 296-602 .016 wire kits TP #336-700 .016 looped wire kit TP #337-500 Pre-fit Molar Bands-Original Temper-upper and lower first molars-intro kits-with attachments TP #391-873, 391-372 for uppers, 391-879, 391-878 for lowers; lingual hook #226-011 on both uppers and lowers Zing-O-String TP # 100-245 Bumper-Sleeve TP #100-238 Rotating Springs TP # 240-107, 108, 111,112 Sidewinders TP # 2214-009, 010,007,008 Latex Elastics TP # 372-000, 372-001N .016 wire spool TP # 231-320 Bonded 2nd molar tubes TP # 391-135, 136, 195, 196 (Dr. Kesling uses 391-746,391-747, 391-822, 391-823) Traction Hook TP # 224-011 Plastic Rulers TP #100-204 Ligature Ties-doughnuts-* suggest purchase Carrousel TP # 361-099 Pre-Cut Co-A Kit TP # 231-000 4oz. Richmond Gauge TP #100-675Your Choice of Suppliers .014 nickel titanium wires Ligature wire .009 or .010 spool or pre-formed Mathieu Hemostat Mosquito Forceps Heavy Band Pusher Minum Pin Bender (H. Schein #888-7846) Assort. Chains-large only Bondable buttons Open coil springs, SS or NiTi Tooth Separators-radio-opaque Relief Wax or SiliconeSupply List Part 2 (optional items 10-12 months after treatment begins)American Orthodontics Jasper Jumper Kit- American Orthodontics # 852-900, 852-912Atlantic Orthodontics Art Appliance Kit- Atlantic OrthodonticsRocky Mt. Ortho Small lock without hooks- #A000226 Lock Nuts # 823-449 Hex Wrench #i00034TP Orthodontics Woven 8 -Strand Wire TP # 381-155, 381-154 .002 Wire Kit TP #336-200 E-Link Kit TP # 389-000 Power Pins TP # 201-140 Bi-Level Pins TP # 201-142 Red Elastics TP # 372-004 (362-004 Clear Elastics) Blue Elastics TP # 372-003 (362-003 Clear Elastics) Green Elastics TP # 372-002 (362-002 Clear Elastics) Ribbed Crimpable Hooks TP # 226-014Page 15 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  16. 16. M-D Reducer Kit TP # 100-701 Arch Forming Pliers TP # 100-128P Crimpable Hook Pliers TP # 100-172 Straight Shooter TP # 100-359 (optional) Individual Root Torque TP # 243-216 Reciprocal Lateral Torque (buy 3 or 4 sizes) 2 Spur Torquing Auxiliary Kit TP # 343-000 Shiny Bright Wire TP # 381-253, 381-254 (381-197, 381-198 .0215 X .028)………………………………………………………………………………………TP ORTHODONTICS, INC.DISCOUNTS FOR AGpO STUDENTSDiscounts good for one year from the date of initial purchase, regardless of quantity. Product Classification AGpO Discounts Brackets 40% Tubes 40% Wire 15% Auxiliaries 20% Lockpins 20% Molar Bands 40% Elastics 20% Impression Trays 20% Bonding System 15% Bondable Lingual Retainers 20% Pre-Finishers 15% Instruments 20% Educational Supplies & Mat. 25%……………………………………………………………………………………………………….Manufacturers ListPage 16 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  17. 17. 3M UNITEK ORTHO ARCH COCORPORATION INC2724 Peck Rd. PO Box 676Monrovia, CA 1185 Tower Road91016 Schaumburg, IL800.423.4588 60173(P) 801.445.7960 (P) 800.423.3527(F) 626-574-4793 (F) 847-885-2596www.mmm.com sales@orthoarch.com www.orthoarch.comAMERICAN ORTHO SPECIALTIESORTHODONTICS 3820 Ohio Avenue, Suite1714 Cambridge Ave. 15Sheboygan, WI 53081 St. Charles, IL 60174(P) 800-558-7687 (P) 800.637.1237www.americanortho.com (F) 630-443-0224 www.orthospecialties.comPage 17 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  18. 18. ARTOGRAPH, INC. OrthoOrganizers2838 Vicksburg Ln. 1822 Aston AvenueN Carlsbad, CA 92008Plymouth, MN55447 (P) 800.547.2000(P) 888.975.9555 (F) 760-448-8601www.artograph.com www.orthoorganizers.comATLANTA ORTHO-PLIORTHODONTICS CORPORATION1247 Zonolite Rd. 10061 SandmeyerNE LaneAtlanta, GA 30306 Philadelphia, PA 19116(P) 800.535.7166 (P) 800.237.3737 (F) 215-464-3779 www.orthopli.comPage 18 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  19. 19. CALIFORNIA ROCKY MOUNTAINORTHODONTIC ORTHO (R.M.O.)LAB 650 West Colfax2538 Honolulu AvenueAve Denver, CO 80204Montrose, CA91020 (P) 800-525-6375(P) 818.248.2250 (F) 303-592-8209 www.rmortho.comDARBY DENTAL R.M.O.SUPPLY DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES(formerly O.I.S.) PO Box 40999300 JerichoQuadrangle Denver, CO 80204Jericho, NY 11590 (P) 800.458.8884(P)800-441-7700 www.rmortho.comwww.darbydental.comPage 19 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  20. 20. DOLPHIN IMAGING RAINTREE ESSIX, INC.9200 Eton Avenue 4001 DivisionChatsworth, CA Street91311-5807 Metairie, LA(P) 800-548-7241 70002(F) 818-435-1368 (P) 800.883.8733info@dolphinimaging.com (F) 504-488-2429www.dolphinimaging.com www.essix.comG & H WIRE RELIANCE ORTHODONTICCOMPANY PRODUCTSP.O. Box 248 P.O. Box 678Greenwood, IN Itasca, IL 6014346142 (P) 800.323.4348(P) 800.526.1026 (F) 630-250-7704(F) 317-346-6663 www.relianceorthodontics.comghmail@ghwire.comwww.ghwire.comPage 20 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  21. 21. HENRY SCHEIN DENTAL SUMMIT ORTHODONTIC SERVICES135 Duryea Road P.O. Box 218Melville, NY 11747 343 Northmoreland Avenue(P) 800.372.4346 Munroe Falls, OH 44262custserv@henryschein.com (P) 800.321.9124www.henryschein.com (F) 330-928-4857 www.summitorthodontic.comLESTER A. DINE, INC THE ORTHODONTIC STORE351 Hiatt Drive 18904 Premiere Ct.Palm Beach Gardens, FL33418 Gaithersburg, MD 20879(P) 561.624.9103 (P) 800.553.2166www.dinecorp.com (F) 301-963-4406 www.orthodonticstore.comPage 21 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  22. 22. MARGRAF DENTAL THE WEHMER CORPORATION611Harper St. 1151 N Main StreetJenkintown, PA 19046 Lombard, IL 60148(P) 800-762-2641 (P) 800.323.0229www.margrafcorp.com (F) 630-424-1898 help@wehmer.com www.wehmer.comMASEL TP ORTHODONTICS,2701 Bartram Rd INC.Bristol, PA P.O. Box 7319007-6892 100 Center Plaza800.423.8227 LaPorte, IN 46350www.maselortho.com (P) 800.348.8856 (F) 219-324-3029 www.tportho.comPage 22 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS
  23. 23. ORMCO CORP TRU-TAIN ORTHODONTIC &1717 West Collins DENTAL SUPPLYGlendora, GA 2625 HWY 14 West91740 Rochester, MN(P) 800.854.1741 55901(F) 800-537-7345 (P) 800-843-0904www.ormco.com (F)507-288-9385 info@tru-tain.comPage 23 of 23 Updated: 12/8/20102009-2011 Cedar Park, Texas 12 Session Hands-On Course Instructor: Jeffery Gerhardt, DDS

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