Designed specifically for hygienists, assistants, and treatment coordinators interested in improving malocclusion screening, diagnostic records, and patient education techniques. This 4-hour hands-on course delivers valuable insights from industry leading hygienist, assistant, and treatment coordinator peer trainers to help attendees achieve optimal results for the malocclusion documentation and education process. Attendees will receive quality time with their peer trainer to improve the efficiency and accuracy in their roles with a focus on effectively capturing the patient’s issues with diagnostic records and using those records to successfully educate the patient to improve patient acceptance of orthodontic treatment.
At the conclusion of the program, attendees will be able to:
-Quickly and efficiently identify malocclusions during the course of their standard workflow -Capture publication-quality full mouth orthodontic photos (extraoral and intraoral) -Take accurate 1-step PVS impressions that fully capture the entire dentition while reducing patient discomfort and impression quality issues -Successfully use available resources and patient records to highlight the malocclusion and potential long term consequences to improve patient acceptance -Efficiently assist with starting and monitoring aligner therapy -Understand the importance and techniques involved with composite attachments required for successful aligner therapy -Understand where to find additional resources for their continued education and fine-tune their techniques