Course curriculum

  • 2

    Module 1: Intersection of the Body, Time and Stability

    • Contributing Etiologies and Future Relapse
  • 3

    Module 2: Addressing Contributing Etiologies, Early and Later

    • The First Five
    • Now, 6 Through 8
    • And, A Couple More...
  • 4

    Module 3: Other Considerations in Stability / Instability

    • Earlier Treatment - iOrtho or Phase I
    • About Third Molars & About Extraction Orthodontics
  • 5

    Module 4: Retention & Retainer Appliances

    • Goals, Design, Phase I Retainer Appliances
    • Full-Phase Retainer Appliances
    • Braces Removal, Final Touch, Retainer Prep, Delivery, Adjustment, Instructions
    • Retainers Owner Guide: What They Need to Know, Retainer Fees, Retainer Insurance.
  • 6

    Module 5: Disadvantages of Retention

    • The Realities, Breakage, Loss, Compliance, Relapse and Strategies: Whose Retainer is It?
  • 7

    Module 6: Retention Planning Exercise

    • When and How to Plan Retention - What Do You Think?
  • 8

    Modules 7 and 8: Retainer Checks; As Time Goes By

    • Questions to Ask; A Lifetime Affair
  • 9

    Module 9: In Closing

    • In Closing
  • 10

    Module 10: Course Evaluation and Certificate

    • ADA CERP Continuing Education
    • Course Analysis & Evaluation
  • 11

    Resources: Orthodontic Retention

    • Retention Resource Page
    • Retention Bibliography
    • Retention Consent Form for Removal of Braces
    • Retainer Insurance Agreement
    • Getting Started with RMODS - Letter from Dr. Dutton
    • Elasto Positioner Rx