MINI-RESIDENCY PROGRAM 2019

LISBON, PORTUGAL

Is your orthodontic practice feeling stagnant? Are you looking for a way to stand out among your competitors? Aligner Resources’ mini-residency program in clear aligner technique will revitalize your approach to perfecting smiles and give you an edge. The exclusive course led by renowned Invisalign expert Dr. Sandra Tai, teaches Invisalign-certified doctors the fundamentals of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning, how to use clear aligners to fix malocclusions ranging from simple to complex, ways to troubleshoot common issues and how to complete cases to ABO standards.

The experience is interactive and engaging. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own cases to the course and present on their treatment progress as well as the end result allowing them to receive valuable feedback. The intensive, one-of-a-kind program consists of four two-day modules held three months apart and includes a mix of lectures, hands-on experiences and online ClinCheck treatment planning services to give you a comprehensive understanding of clear aligner technology.

Expand Your Knowledge

The Mini-Residency in Clear Aligner Technique program is split into four modules, each lasting two days. Here’s what’s on the agenda:

LISBON, PORTUGAL - MODULE 1 - MAY 17 & 18 2019

DAY 1

 

Venue: Intercontinental Hotel Estoril,

Av. Marginal 8023, 2765-249 Estoril, Portugal

https://estorilintercontinental.com

 

  • Orthodontic Practice & Philosophy

  • A comparison between Fixed Edgewise appliances and Clear Aligners

  • Diagnosis & Treatment Planning

  • Case Selection for Clear Aligner Therapy

  • Invisalign Innovations

    • Biomechanics

    • Materials

    • Attachments: Conventional vs Optimized

  • ClinCheck 101

    • Global Preferences, & Clinical Preferences

    • 5 steps to Easy ClinCheck Review

    • Navigating ClinCheck 3D Controls

  • Case Discussion & Treatment Planning

This section will discuss diagnosis & treatment planning and transferring the treatment plan and treatment mechanics into the Prescription Form to generate a ClinCheck plan that accomplishes the doctor’s treatment objective.

 

Each doctor brings one new case they are planning to treat with clear aligners.

 

Photos and radiographs should be uploaded onto Invisalign Doctor Site, but NO Prescription submitted. We will treatment plan the case and submit the prescription together.

Hands On: ClinCheck Pro 5.0 3D controls

 

 

DAY 2

 

  • Class I Crowding

    • Resolution of Crowding: Expand, Procline, IPR

    • Interproximal Reduction (IPR) Technique

  • Deep Overbite Cases

  • Anterior Open Bite Cases

 

Hands On: iTero scanner demonstration (in countries where available), Invisalign Outcome Simulator and Progress Tracking feature

 

Case Review:

 

Crowding, Deep overbite and Anterior open bite cases that doctors will bring to the course that have ClinCheck plans set up on the Invisalign Doctor Site, or cases that are in progress for review.

LISBON, PORTUGAL - MODULE 2 - JULY 19 & 20 2019

DAY 1

 

Venue: Intercontinental Hotel Estoril,

Av. Marginal 8023, 2765-249 Estoril, Portugal

https://estorilintercontinental.com

 

Class II Treatment with Clear Aligners

  • Diagnosis & Treatment Planning

  • Treatment Flow Chart for Class II malocclusions

  • Antero-Postero Correction : Skeletal; Dental

  • Treatment Options for Class II correction

Class III Treatment with Clear Aligners

  • Diagnosis & Treatment Planning

  • Treatment Flow Chart for Class III malocclusions

  • Antero-Postero Correction : Skeletal; Dental

  • Treatment Options for Class III correction

 

Case Review:

 

Class II and Class III cases that doctors will bring to the course for treatment planning, or may already have ClinCheck plans set up on the Invisalign Doctor Site.

 

 

DAY 2

 

Premolar Extraction Protocol for Clear Aligners

  • Case Selection

  • Setting up ClinCheck for various extractions

  • patterns

  • Anchorage considerations

  • Managing Root Inclinations

  • Confronting Issues of Torque, Tip and Anchorage Loss

  • G6 Premolar Extraction Protocol

 

Case Review:

 

ClinCheck plan reviews of premolar extraction cases submitted by doctors, or review of progress records of extraction cases.

LISBON, PORTUGAL - MODULE 3 - OCTOBER 11 & 12 2019

 

Venue: Intercontinental Hotel Estoril,

Av. Marginal 8023, 2765-249 Estoril, Portugal

https://estorilintercontinental.com

 

DAY 1

 

  • Strategies for New Patient Consultation

  • Invisalign Digital Workflow

    • Appointment scheduling

    • Guidelines & Monitoring

    • Finishing & Retention Protocols

  • Advanced ClinCheck Techniques

    • Staging Tooth Movements in ClinCheck

    • Making Difficult Tooth Movements Clinically Predictable

 

Case Review:

 

ClinCheck plan review and doctors report on cases in progress and bring cases that require additional aligners. We will review the initial ClinCheck plan and the additional aligner ClinCheck plan, discuss reasons why the case required additional aligners – what worked, what didn’t work and how to treat the case to completion.

 

 

DAY 2

 

  • Troubleshooting

    • Managing root inclinations

    • Severe Rotations

    • Buccal Open bite

    • Intrusion of Maxillary Lateral Incisors

  • Finishing

    • Andrews Six Keys of Occlusion

    • ABO Standards

    • Assessing for Additional Aligners

    • Finishing Techniques for Clear Aligners

  • What to do when the treatment plan does not go according to plan

 

Hands On: Placing ‘finishing bends’ in clear aligners

Case Review:

 

ClinCheck plan review and doctors report on cases in progress and bring cases that require additional aligners. We will review the initial ClinCheck plan and the additional aligner ClinCheck plan, discuss reasons why the case required additional aligners – what worked, what didn’t work and how to treat the case to completion.

LISBON, PORTUGAL - MODULE 4 - 2020 EXACT DATES TBD

 

Venue: Intercontinental Hotel Estoril,

Av. Marginal 8023, 2765-249 Estoril, Portugal

https://estorilintercontinental.com

 

DAY 1

 

  • Lower Incisor Extraction Protocol

    • Case Selection

    • Using ClinCheck Software as a diagnostic set-up

    • Managing Root Inclinations

    • Managing Anterior Bolton tooth-size discrepancy

  • Interdisciplinary Treatment

    • Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning and

  • Treatment Sequencing

    • Incorporating MicroImplants/TADs with Clear Aligners

    • Preparing Implant Sites with Clear Aligners

    • Cleft palate cases

 

Case Review:

 

ClinCheck plan review and doctors report on cases in progress that they started since Module I, or present finished cases. Doctors may also bring cases that require lower incisor extraction or orthognathic surgery for treatment planning or ClinCheck plan review.

 

 

DAY 2

 

  • Accelerated Orthodontic Techniques: Surgical and Non-Surgical

  • Phase I Mixed Dentition and Phase II Teen Treatment

  • Orthognathic Surgery with Clear Aligners

    • Treatment Planning

    • Pre-Surgical Treatment Goals

    • Post-Surgical Orthodontic Finishing

Hands On: Micro-Osteo Perforation technique with Propel

Case Review:

ClinCheck plan review and doctors report on cases in progress or finished cases that they started since Module I.

Don't Get Left Behind

Clear aligners are the wave of the future. Ensure your practice is evolving along with orthodontic technology. Tap into Dr. Sandra Tai's expertise at one of her exclusive mini-residency programs.

The Fine Print

 

Program Prerequisites:

 

  • Doctors should be Invisalign certified and have an Invisalign Doctor Site (IDS) account.

 

  • Attendees should bring their own laptops to the course for hands-on training in ClinCheck 3D controls in Module 1.

 

  • Doctors must prepare and present cases for treatment planning, case discussion and evaluation of treatment progress and finished results. A PowerPoint template will be provided for doctors’ presentations.

 

The registration fee is due at the time of registration. If a doctor withdraws from the course, the registration fee may be deferred to the next available course or refunded less wire transfer and bank charges.

CONTACT US

#360-6091 Gilbert Road Richmond, BC

V7C 5L9

Email: info@alignerresources.com

Phone: +1 604 270 7828

ABOUT ALIGNER RESOURCES

Aligner Resources offers unique, comprehensive orthodontic mini-residency programs to help doctors master clear aligner technology. Programs are taught by founder Dr. Sandra Tai, an Invisalign Top 1% Provider and Align Tech Faculty who has become a leading expert in the treatment.

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