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Step-by-Step 3D Printing Your Own In-Office Clear Aligners

Step-by-Step 3D Printing Your Own In-Office Clear Aligners

 

Are you interested in getting into clear aligner therapy but unsure if they really work? Are you a general dentist interested in getting into orthodontics but not know where to start? Do you want to be able to 3D print your own aligners in-office affordably?

 

This innovative and exciting covers diagnosis and treatment planning, how to get started with clear aligner laboratories, the differences in technology, step-by-step clinical procedures from taking records to delivering aligners and monitoring your patients until case completion. This course includes the "Fast Track Clear Aligners" entire curriculum including: the basics to getting you started with clear aligner treatment using traditional and digital methods for recording taking, step-by-step clinical and laboratory workflows, insurance/billing and growing your clear aligner practice through innovative marketing strategies. In addition, this online course features in-office 3D printing in-office (DIY) clear aligners. Create your own branded in-house clear aligners by designing and 3D printing your aligner cases. We teach you the secrets, step-by-step on how to set-up your cases (or outsource setup!) and then 3D print models for aligners, vacuum forming aligners, and then finishing and delivering them to the patient!

 

The clear aligner course is eligible for up to 27 hours of continuing education credits.

Get immediately download Step-by-Step 3D Printing Your Own In-Office Clear Aligners

 

This course utilizes learning skills and educational content that is 50% projection slides and 50% video-based education. We emphasize simulated "LIVE" video-based techniques to demonstrate step-by-step clinical procedures including: impressions, digital scanning, bonding attachments, interproximal reduction (IPR), monitoring and troubleshooting steps, refinement and revision for case finishing, removing attachments and polishing, and placing the patient in retention. Additionally, the in-office aligner modules include step-by-step aligner software featuring ArchForm, Blue Sky Bio, and uLab, 3D printing your own models on Sprintray Pro, Formlabs, and Nextdent printers, and vacuum forming, trimming, and finishing your cases.

 

To receive the best education possible, this course is broken down into 8 sections:

 

Section I: Introduction to Clear Aligner Therapy, Principles of Tooth Movement, Identifying Aligner Cases and How to Work With Aligner Manufacturing

 

Covering the basics of clear aligner treatment, including identifying cases in your practice, diagnosis and treatment planning, and reviewing aligner brand options.

 

Topics include:

 

Historical Overview of Clear Aligners
Introduction of Aligner Terminology Unique to Clear Aligners
Goals of Aligner Treatment
Introduction to Orthodontics and How Teeth Move
Fundamentals of Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
Identifying Cases in Your Practice
Comparison of Major Clear Aligner Laboratories and Production Methods

 

Section II: Taking Records, Diagnosis & Treatment Cases, Submitting and Reviewing Cases

 

Focuses on step-by-step procedures related to record making and taking including charting, photography, x-ray options, analog and digital impressions and submitting cases to clear aligner laboratories.

 

Topics include:

 

Overview of Records Necessary for Aligner Therapy
Comprehensive Overview and Clinical Demonstration of Photography Techniques
Making Perfect PVS Impressions Even Align Will Accept
Digital Technology & Scanning Technology for Making Aligner Treatment Simple
Uploading Cases to Invsalign and ClearCorrect and Evaluating Treatment Setups

 

Section III: Receiving Cases, Delivering Aligners, Placing Engagers, Performing IPR, Monitoring Treatment, Treatment Revision, Treatment Completion & Retention

 

A comprehensive review and clinical step-by-step procedural based education focusing on receiving cases in your office, unboxing, placing engagers/attachments, IPR, treatment in ideal cases, and mid-course correction during when treatment doesn't go perfectly.

 

Topics include:

 

Invsalign and ClearCorrect Unboxing Cases and Preparing for ing Treatment
Delivering Your First Aligner - Clinical Step-By-Step Procedures
Bonding Attachments - Clinical Techniques
Interproximal Reduction Protocols and Step-by-Step
Successful Treatment with Clear Aligners
Monitoring Treatment and Troublehsooting When Teeth Don't Move
Finishing Treatment and Retention
Make Your Own Clear Retainers

 

Section IV: Business Skills For Incorporating Aligners Into Practice

 

This section is a great way to get started with growing your practice and getting ready for doing more clear aligners. Preparing the office for both the clinician and teams to do more aligner treatment!

 

Topics include:

 

Choosing Treatment Options
Setting Fees for Clear Aligner Treatment
Overview of Insurance Benefits and Billing
CDT Codes for Orthodontics & Aligners
Using Social Media to Grow Your Practice
Case Presentation Skills
Teamwork Approach in Clear Aligner Practice

 

Section V: Case Gallery

 

Clear Aligners ROCK! This section highlights some of the cases and clinical conditions where clear aligner therapy is perfect. Emphasis is placed on great starting cases and treatment appropriate for your first case.

 

Section VI: Introduction to In-Office Aligner Therapy

 

This section introduces and lays the foundation for how in-office aligner systems are made, they way they work, and approaches to implementing in a general practice or orthodontics practice! We also discuss why in-office aligners help rescue cases done by major laboratories and how to brand your in-office aligner systems!

Get immediately download Step-by-Step 3D Printing Your Own In-Office Clear Aligners

 

Topics include:

 

In-Office Clear Aligner Workflows
Staging Production of Aligners
Tracking Cases
Identifying Key Team Members for Producing Aligners
Using In-Office Aligners When Big Labs Don't Work
Case Revisions When Cases Aren't Tracking Well
Case-Presentation Skills

 

Section VII: Laboratory and Software Workflows for In-Office Aligners

 

Choosing the right software, laboratory equipment, and laboratory systems before jumping into in-office aligners is key! This captivating section of the online course covers the fundamental equipment needed, material choices for aligner trays, attachment templates, and retainers, and step-by-step software designing clear aligner cases!

 

Topics include:

 

What Equipment Do I Need to Purchase?
Designing Efficient In-Office Production Areas
What Vacuum Forming Material is Best for In-Office Aligners?
What Software Can We Use to Design Aligners Cases?
Step-by-Step with ArchForm software
Step-by-Step with Blue Sky Bio software
Step-by-Step with uLab software
Step-by-Step using eXceed
Outsourcing design for 3D printing and in-office aligner production

 

Section VIII: Step-by-Step Laboratory Techniques for In-Office Aligner Fabrication

 

The secrets of in-office aligner production covered in detail step-by-step! This amazing section gets down to the details and workflows used to 3D Print dental models, cleaning and light curing the models, vacuum forming aligners, attachment trays, retainers, trimming and polishing, and delivering to the patent.

 

Topics include:

 

How Does 3D Printing Work and What Printers are Available for Aligners?
What Resins Can we Use for 3D Printing?
Cleaning, Post-Processing, and Light Curing Aligner Models
Printing Aligner Models with the Sprintray Pro 3D Printer
Printing Aligner Models with the Formlabs 3D Printer
Printing Aligner Models with the Nextdent 3D Printer
Printing Stacked Models with the Nextdent 3D Printer
Vacuum Forming for Attachment Templates
Vacuum Forming for Aligner Trays
Trimming & Polishing Techniques
Packaging Aligners
Delivering In-Office Aligners

 

Fast Track Dental

 

National Approved PACE Program Provierder for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by
any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.
9/1/2019 to 8/31/2020.
Provider ID# 392479

 

 

 

Your Instructor

 

Melissa D Shotell, DMD, MS
Melissa D Shotell, DMD, MS

 

Dr. Melissa Shotell is a Board Certified Orthodontist and practices in a multi-specialty practice in Sonora, CA focusing on the interplay of Orthodontics and restorative treatment. Dr. Shotell received her DMD at Nova Southeastern University and advanced hospital training a General Practice Residency Certificate from The Ohio State University. After spending years in general practice treating a broad range of patients, Dr. Shotell returned to complete a certificate and master’s degree in Orthodontics from Loma Linda University. At Loma Linda University, Dr. Shotell focused her training on cutting-edge three dimensional imaging technology for diagnosis and treatment planning for interdisciplinary dentistry. Dr. Shotell considers education to be her passion and regularly consults and lectures on dental technology, clear aligner therapy, orthodontics, office efficiency and workflow, and teamwork.

 

Course Curriculum

 

Introduction to Course

 


Introduction to Fast Track Clear Aligners & Step-by-Step In-Office Aligner Workflows (3:40)

 

Section I - Introduction to Clear Aligner Therapy, Principles of Tooth Movement, Identifying Aligner Cases, and Working with Aligner Manufacturers

 


Chapter 1 – Introduction to Clear Aligner Basics (10:07)

Chapter 2 – History of Aligner Treatment (8:46)

Chapter 3 – Goals of Clear Aligner Treatment (7:26)

Chapter 4 – Principles of Orthodontic Tooth Movement (24:43)

Chapter 5 – Fundamentals of Diagnosis & Treatment Planning for Clear Aligners (36:40)

Chapter 6 – Identify Clear Aligner Cases in Your Practice (17:36)

Chapter 7 – Overview of Aligner Brands & Manufacturing Processes (23:25)

Chapter 8 - CE Credits Self Assessment

 

Section II: Taking Records, Diagnosis & Treatment Cases, Submitting and Reviewing Cases

 


Chapter 1 – Record Taking for Clear Aligner Therapy (6:48)

Chapter 2 –Clinical Photography for Clear Aligners (31:05)

Chapter 3 – Radiographs and X-Ray Records for Clear Aligners (18:38)

Chapter 4 – Making Impressions for Clear Aligners (32:44)

Chapter 5 – Digital Impression Techniques for Clear Aligners (57:18)

Chapter 6 – Submitting Cases to Doctor Portals for Aligner Services (92:12)

Chapter 7 – Reviewing Treatment Setup and Ordering Aligners (7:11)

Chapter 8 - CE Credits Self Assessment

 

Section III: Clinical Procedures from Delivering Aligners to Treatment Completion

 


Chapter 1 – Unboxing and Evaluating Aligner Kits (12:10)

Chapter 2 – Delivering the First Set of Aligners (16:53)

Chapter 3 – Attachments - How They Work and How to Place (33:36)

Chapter 4 – Interproximal Reduction – Step by Step (32:51)

Chapter 5 – Monitoring Treatment Progress & Troubleshooting When Things Don’t Go Perfect (15:06)

Chapter 6 – Refinement, Revision, or Midcourse Correction… Getting Things Back on Track (7:39)

Chapter 7 – Evaluating When Cases are Near Completion and When to Get it Done (8:30)

Chapter 8 – Treatment Completion: Removing Attachments & Retention Techniques (100:58)

Get immediately download Step-by-Step 3D Printing Your Own In-Office Clear Aligners

Chapter 9 - CE Credits Self Assessment

 

Section IV: Business Skills For Incorporating Aligners Into Practice

 


Chapter 1 – Knowing Treatment Options & How to Set Fees (22:26)

Chapter 2 – Identify New and Potential Aligner Patients (6:41)

Chapter 3 – Billing Strategies for Dental Coverage & Insurance (12:33)

Chapter 4 – 7 Comprehensive Steps to Increased Aligner Case Flow (54:06)

Chapter 5 - CE Credits Self Assessment

 

Section V: Case Gallery

 


Chapter 1 - Case 1 (7:55)

Chapter 2 - Case 2 (5:53)

Chapter 3 - Case 3 (5:47)

Chapter 4 - Case 4 (7:30)

Chapter 5 - CE Credits Self Assessment

 

Section VI: Introduction to In-Office Aligner Therapy

 


Chapter 1 - Traditional Applications of In-Office Clear Aligners (6:36)

Chapter 2 - Comparing the Process of Traditional Aligner Laboratories vs. In-Office Aligners (8:29)

Chapter 3 - In-Office Workflows and Considerations Before Getting ed (22:49)

Chapter 4 - In-Office Clear Aligners When Traditional Methods Fail (31:06)

Chapter 5 - Case-Presentation and Branding Your Own Aligners (45:29)

Chapter 6 - CE Credit Self Assessment

 

Section VII: Introducing Laboratory and Software Workflows for In-Office Aligners

 


Chapter 1 - Understanding Laboratory Methods & Equipment Needed (17:01)

Chapter 2 - Reviewing Aligner Material Options for In-Office Aligners (16:47)

Chapter 3 - Software Options for In-Office Aligners (14:49)

Chapter 4 - Case Driven In-Office Aligner Step-by-Step & Qualities of a “Good Scan” (5:10)

Chapter 5 - Downloading STL Files from the Intraoral Scanner (4:39)

Chapter 6 - Cleaning Up “Non-Ideal” Scans Using Meshmixer with Dr. Scherer (32:15)

Chapter 7 - Archform Software Basics & Introduction (30:08)

Chapter 8 - Step-by-Step Archform Software to Complete Aligner Cases (84:06)

Chapter 9 - uLab Software Basics & Introduction (32:50)

Chapter 10 - Step-by-Step uLab Software to Complete Aligner Cases (48:26)

Chapter 11 - Step-by-Step Blue Sky Plan Software and Aligner Cases (92:13)

Chapter 12 - Working with eXceed (46:41)

Chapter 13 - CE Credit Self Assessment

 

Section VIII: Step-by-Step In-Office Aligner Laboratory Fabrication

 


Chapter 1 - Reviewing 3D Printers and Printing Technology for Aligners with Dr. Scherer (62:48)

Chapter 2 - Getting the Sprintray Pro 3D Printer Ready for Printing Clear Aligner Models (6:34)

Chapter 3 - 3D Printing Clear Aligner Models with SprintRay Pro (7:33)

Chapter 4 - Printing Clear Aligner Models with Formlabs Printer (17:01)

Chapter 5 - Working with the Nextdent 5100 3D Printer in Orthodontics (14:44)

Chapter 6 - Getting the Nextdent 5100 Ready for Printing & 3D Printing Models (23:27)

Chapter 7 - Washing and Curing Techniques for 3D Printing with Dr. Scherer (34:58)

Chapter 8 - Finishing & Curing Clear Aligner Models from the Sprintray Pro (8:47)

Chapter 9 - Vacuum Forming Models for Attachment Templates Printed with SprintRay Pro (3:12)

Chapter 10 - Vacuum Forming Models for Aligners Printed with Sprintray Pro (7:44)

Chapter 11 - Trimming and Polishing Attachment Templates Printed with SprintRay Pro (10:05)

Chapter 12 - Trimming and Polishing Aligners Printed with SprintRay Pro (26:55)

Chapter 13 - Cleaning Up and Maintaining the Sprintray Pro (7:17)

Chapter 14 - Finishing & Curing Models Printed with Formlabs (6:56)

Chapter 15 - Vacuum Forming for Attachment Templates & Aligners Printed with Formlabs (8:58)

Chapter 16 - Trimming and Polishing Attachment Templates Printed with Formlabs (14:28)

Chapter 17 - Trimming and Polishing Aligners Printed with Formlabs (20:25)

Chapter 18 - Finishing & Curing Models Nextdent (5:58)

Chapter 19 - Vacuum Forming Attachment Templates & Aligners with Nextdent (1:21)

Chapter 20 - Trimming & Polishing Aligners with Nextdent (2:21)

Chapter 21 - Printing Stacked Models with Nextdent (12:18)

Chapter 22 - Finishing & Curing Stacked Models Nextdent (7:03)

Chapter 23 - Packaging Aligners for a Beautiful Case Presentation (3:39)

Chapter 24 - Delivering Aligners to the Patient (18:01)

Chapter 25 - Summary of In-Office Aligner vs. Traditional Methods (11:10)

Chapter 26 - CE Credit Self Assessment

 

Course Completion & CE Credits

 

Course Completion & CE Credits (1:01)

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
Will I be able to follow-along?
Absolutely! Our course is an interactive, self-guided journey through digital dentistry techniques. Included are interactive files for you to be able to work closely with the instruction given on the screen.
How long can I access the course?
For as long as you like! After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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Step-by-Step 3D Printing Your Own In-Office Clear Aligners

Step-by-Step 3D Printing Your Own In-Office Clear Aligners

 

Are you interested in getting into clear aligner therapy but unsure if they really work? Are you a general dentist interested in getting into orthodontics but not know where to start? Do you want to be able to 3D print your own aligners in-office affordably?

 

This innovative and exciting covers diagnosis and treatment planning, how to get started with clear aligner laboratories, the differences in technology, step-by-step clinical procedures from taking records to delivering aligners and monitoring your patients until case completion. This course includes the "Fast Track Clear Aligners" entire curriculum including: the basics to getting you started with clear aligner treatment using traditional and digital methods for recording taking, step-by-step clinical and laboratory workflows, insurance/billing and growing your clear aligner practice through innovative marketing strategies. In addition, this online course features in-office 3D printing in-office (DIY) clear aligners. Create your own branded in-house clear aligners by designing and 3D printing your aligner cases. We teach you the secrets, step-by-step on how to set-up your cases (or outsource setup!) and then 3D print models for aligners, vacuum forming aligners, and then finishing and delivering them to the patient!

 

The clear aligner course is eligible for up to 27 hours of continuing education credits.

Get immediately download Step-by-Step 3D Printing Your Own In-Office Clear Aligners

 

This course utilizes learning skills and educational content that is 50% projection slides and 50% video-based education. We emphasize simulated "LIVE" video-based techniques to demonstrate step-by-step clinical procedures including: impressions, digital scanning, bonding attachments, interproximal reduction (IPR), monitoring and troubleshooting steps, refinement and revision for case finishing, removing attachments and polishing, and placing the patient in retention. Additionally, the in-office aligner modules include step-by-step aligner software featuring ArchForm, Blue Sky Bio, and uLab, 3D printing your own models on Sprintray Pro, Formlabs, and Nextdent printers, and vacuum forming, trimming, and finishing your cases.

 

To receive the best education possible, this course is broken down into 8 sections:

 

Section I: Introduction to Clear Aligner Therapy, Principles of Tooth Movement, Identifying Aligner Cases and How to Work With Aligner Manufacturing

 

Covering the basics of clear aligner treatment, including identifying cases in your practice, diagnosis and treatment planning, and reviewing aligner brand options.

 

Topics include:

 

Historical Overview of Clear Aligners
Introduction of Aligner Terminology Unique to Clear Aligners
Goals of Aligner Treatment
Introduction to Orthodontics and How Teeth Move
Fundamentals of Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
Identifying Cases in Your Practice
Comparison of Major Clear Aligner Laboratories and Production Methods

 

Section II: Taking Records, Diagnosis & Treatment Cases, Submitting and Reviewing Cases

 

Focuses on step-by-step procedures related to record making and taking including charting, photography, x-ray options, analog and digital impressions and submitting cases to clear aligner laboratories.

 

Topics include:

 

Overview of Records Necessary for Aligner Therapy
Comprehensive Overview and Clinical Demonstration of Photography Techniques
Making Perfect PVS Impressions Even Align Will Accept
Digital Technology & Scanning Technology for Making Aligner Treatment Simple
Uploading Cases to Invsalign and ClearCorrect and Evaluating Treatment Setups

 

Section III: Receiving Cases, Delivering Aligners, Placing Engagers, Performing IPR, Monitoring Treatment, Treatment Revision, Treatment Completion & Retention

 

A comprehensive review and clinical step-by-step procedural based education focusing on receiving cases in your office, unboxing, placing engagers/attachments, IPR, treatment in ideal cases, and mid-course correction during when treatment doesn't go perfectly.

 

Topics include:

 

Invsalign and ClearCorrect Unboxing Cases and Preparing for ing Treatment
Delivering Your First Aligner - Clinical Step-By-Step Procedures
Bonding Attachments - Clinical Techniques
Interproximal Reduction Protocols and Step-by-Step
Successful Treatment with Clear Aligners
Monitoring Treatment and Troublehsooting When Teeth Don't Move
Finishing Treatment and Retention
Make Your Own Clear Retainers

 

Section IV: Business Skills For Incorporating Aligners Into Practice

 

This section is a great way to get started with growing your practice and getting ready for doing more clear aligners. Preparing the office for both the clinician and teams to do more aligner treatment!

 

Topics include:

 

Choosing Treatment Options
Setting Fees for Clear Aligner Treatment
Overview of Insurance Benefits and Billing
CDT Codes for Orthodontics & Aligners
Using Social Media to Grow Your Practice
Case Presentation Skills
Teamwork Approach in Clear Aligner Practice

 

Section V: Case Gallery

 

Clear Aligners ROCK! This section highlights some of the cases and clinical conditions where clear aligner therapy is perfect. Emphasis is placed on great starting cases and treatment appropriate for your first case.

 

Section VI: Introduction to In-Office Aligner Therapy

 

This section introduces and lays the foundation for how in-office aligner systems are made, they way they work, and approaches to implementing in a general practice or orthodontics practice! We also discuss why in-office aligners help rescue cases done by major laboratories and how to brand your in-office aligner systems!

Get immediately download Step-by-Step 3D Printing Your Own In-Office Clear Aligners

 

Topics include:

 

In-Office Clear Aligner Workflows
Staging Production of Aligners
Tracking Cases
Identifying Key Team Members for Producing Aligners
Using In-Office Aligners When Big Labs Don't Work
Case Revisions When Cases Aren't Tracking Well
Case-Presentation Skills

 

Section VII: Laboratory and Software Workflows for In-Office Aligners

 

Choosing the right software, laboratory equipment, and laboratory systems before jumping into in-office aligners is key! This captivating section of the online course covers the fundamental equipment needed, material choices for aligner trays, attachment templates, and retainers, and step-by-step software designing clear aligner cases!

 

Topics include:

 

What Equipment Do I Need to Purchase?
Designing Efficient In-Office Production Areas
What Vacuum Forming Material is Best for In-Office Aligners?
What Software Can We Use to Design Aligners Cases?
Step-by-Step with ArchForm software
Step-by-Step with Blue Sky Bio software
Step-by-Step with uLab software
Step-by-Step using eXceed
Outsourcing design for 3D printing and in-office aligner production

 

Section VIII: Step-by-Step Laboratory Techniques for In-Office Aligner Fabrication

 

The secrets of in-office aligner production covered in detail step-by-step! This amazing section gets down to the details and workflows used to 3D Print dental models, cleaning and light curing the models, vacuum forming aligners, attachment trays, retainers, trimming and polishing, and delivering to the patent.

 

Topics include:

 

How Does 3D Printing Work and What Printers are Available for Aligners?
What Resins Can we Use for 3D Printing?
Cleaning, Post-Processing, and Light Curing Aligner Models
Printing Aligner Models with the Sprintray Pro 3D Printer
Printing Aligner Models with the Formlabs 3D Printer
Printing Aligner Models with the Nextdent 3D Printer
Printing Stacked Models with the Nextdent 3D Printer
Vacuum Forming for Attachment Templates
Vacuum Forming for Aligner Trays
Trimming & Polishing Techniques
Packaging Aligners
Delivering In-Office Aligners

 

Fast Track Dental

 

National Approved PACE Program Provierder for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by
any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.
9/1/2019 to 8/31/2020.
Provider ID# 392479

 

 

 

Your Instructor

 

Melissa D Shotell, DMD, MS
Melissa D Shotell, DMD, MS

 

Dr. Melissa Shotell is a Board Certified Orthodontist and practices in a multi-specialty practice in Sonora, CA focusing on the interplay of Orthodontics and restorative treatment. Dr. Shotell received her DMD at Nova Southeastern University and advanced hospital training a General Practice Residency Certificate from The Ohio State University. After spending years in general practice treating a broad range of patients, Dr. Shotell returned to complete a certificate and master’s degree in Orthodontics from Loma Linda University. At Loma Linda University, Dr. Shotell focused her training on cutting-edge three dimensional imaging technology for diagnosis and treatment planning for interdisciplinary dentistry. Dr. Shotell considers education to be her passion and regularly consults and lectures on dental technology, clear aligner therapy, orthodontics, office efficiency and workflow, and teamwork.

 

Course Curriculum

 

Introduction to Course

 


Introduction to Fast Track Clear Aligners & Step-by-Step In-Office Aligner Workflows (3:40)

 

Section I - Introduction to Clear Aligner Therapy, Principles of Tooth Movement, Identifying Aligner Cases, and Working with Aligner Manufacturers

 


Chapter 1 – Introduction to Clear Aligner Basics (10:07)

Chapter 2 – History of Aligner Treatment (8:46)

Chapter 3 – Goals of Clear Aligner Treatment (7:26)

Chapter 4 – Principles of Orthodontic Tooth Movement (24:43)

Chapter 5 – Fundamentals of Diagnosis & Treatment Planning for Clear Aligners (36:40)

Chapter 6 – Identify Clear Aligner Cases in Your Practice (17:36)

Chapter 7 – Overview of Aligner Brands & Manufacturing Processes (23:25)

Chapter 8 - CE Credits Self Assessment

 

Section II: Taking Records, Diagnosis & Treatment Cases, Submitting and Reviewing Cases

 


Chapter 1 – Record Taking for Clear Aligner Therapy (6:48)

Chapter 2 –Clinical Photography for Clear Aligners (31:05)

Chapter 3 – Radiographs and X-Ray Records for Clear Aligners (18:38)

Chapter 4 – Making Impressions for Clear Aligners (32:44)

Chapter 5 – Digital Impression Techniques for Clear Aligners (57:18)

Chapter 6 – Submitting Cases to Doctor Portals for Aligner Services (92:12)

Chapter 7 – Reviewing Treatment Setup and Ordering Aligners (7:11)

Chapter 8 - CE Credits Self Assessment

 

Section III: Clinical Procedures from Delivering Aligners to Treatment Completion

 


Chapter 1 – Unboxing and Evaluating Aligner Kits (12:10)

Chapter 2 – Delivering the First Set of Aligners (16:53)

Chapter 3 – Attachments - How They Work and How to Place (33:36)

Chapter 4 – Interproximal Reduction – Step by Step (32:51)

Chapter 5 – Monitoring Treatment Progress & Troubleshooting When Things Don’t Go Perfect (15:06)

Chapter 6 – Refinement, Revision, or Midcourse Correction… Getting Things Back on Track (7:39)

Chapter 7 – Evaluating When Cases are Near Completion and When to Get it Done (8:30)

Chapter 8 – Treatment Completion: Removing Attachments & Retention Techniques (100:58)

Get immediately download Step-by-Step 3D Printing Your Own In-Office Clear Aligners

Chapter 9 - CE Credits Self Assessment

 

Section IV: Business Skills For Incorporating Aligners Into Practice

 


Chapter 1 – Knowing Treatment Options & How to Set Fees (22:26)

Chapter 2 – Identify New and Potential Aligner Patients (6:41)

Chapter 3 – Billing Strategies for Dental Coverage & Insurance (12:33)

Chapter 4 – 7 Comprehensive Steps to Increased Aligner Case Flow (54:06)

Chapter 5 - CE Credits Self Assessment

 

Section V: Case Gallery

 


Chapter 1 - Case 1 (7:55)

Chapter 2 - Case 2 (5:53)

Chapter 3 - Case 3 (5:47)

Chapter 4 - Case 4 (7:30)

Chapter 5 - CE Credits Self Assessment

 

Section VI: Introduction to In-Office Aligner Therapy

 


Chapter 1 - Traditional Applications of In-Office Clear Aligners (6:36)

Chapter 2 - Comparing the Process of Traditional Aligner Laboratories vs. In-Office Aligners (8:29)

Chapter 3 - In-Office Workflows and Considerations Before Getting ed (22:49)

Chapter 4 - In-Office Clear Aligners When Traditional Methods Fail (31:06)

Chapter 5 - Case-Presentation and Branding Your Own Aligners (45:29)

Chapter 6 - CE Credit Self Assessment

 

Section VII: Introducing Laboratory and Software Workflows for In-Office Aligners

 


Chapter 1 - Understanding Laboratory Methods & Equipment Needed (17:01)

Chapter 2 - Reviewing Aligner Material Options for In-Office Aligners (16:47)

Chapter 3 - Software Options for In-Office Aligners (14:49)

Chapter 4 - Case Driven In-Office Aligner Step-by-Step & Qualities of a “Good Scan” (5:10)

Chapter 5 - Downloading STL Files from the Intraoral Scanner (4:39)

Chapter 6 - Cleaning Up “Non-Ideal” Scans Using Meshmixer with Dr. Scherer (32:15)

Chapter 7 - Archform Software Basics & Introduction (30:08)

Chapter 8 - Step-by-Step Archform Software to Complete Aligner Cases (84:06)

Chapter 9 - uLab Software Basics & Introduction (32:50)

Chapter 10 - Step-by-Step uLab Software to Complete Aligner Cases (48:26)

Chapter 11 - Step-by-Step Blue Sky Plan Software and Aligner Cases (92:13)

Chapter 12 - Working with eXceed (46:41)

Chapter 13 - CE Credit Self Assessment

 

Section VIII: Step-by-Step In-Office Aligner Laboratory Fabrication

 


Chapter 1 - Reviewing 3D Printers and Printing Technology for Aligners with Dr. Scherer (62:48)

Chapter 2 - Getting the Sprintray Pro 3D Printer Ready for Printing Clear Aligner Models (6:34)

Chapter 3 - 3D Printing Clear Aligner Models with SprintRay Pro (7:33)

Chapter 4 - Printing Clear Aligner Models with Formlabs Printer (17:01)

Chapter 5 - Working with the Nextdent 5100 3D Printer in Orthodontics (14:44)

Chapter 6 - Getting the Nextdent 5100 Ready for Printing & 3D Printing Models (23:27)

Chapter 7 - Washing and Curing Techniques for 3D Printing with Dr. Scherer (34:58)

Chapter 8 - Finishing & Curing Clear Aligner Models from the Sprintray Pro (8:47)

Chapter 9 - Vacuum Forming Models for Attachment Templates Printed with SprintRay Pro (3:12)

Chapter 10 - Vacuum Forming Models for Aligners Printed with Sprintray Pro (7:44)

Chapter 11 - Trimming and Polishing Attachment Templates Printed with SprintRay Pro (10:05)

Chapter 12 - Trimming and Polishing Aligners Printed with SprintRay Pro (26:55)

Chapter 13 - Cleaning Up and Maintaining the Sprintray Pro (7:17)

Chapter 14 - Finishing & Curing Models Printed with Formlabs (6:56)

Chapter 15 - Vacuum Forming for Attachment Templates & Aligners Printed with Formlabs (8:58)

Chapter 16 - Trimming and Polishing Attachment Templates Printed with Formlabs (14:28)

Chapter 17 - Trimming and Polishing Aligners Printed with Formlabs (20:25)

Chapter 18 - Finishing & Curing Models Nextdent (5:58)

Chapter 19 - Vacuum Forming Attachment Templates & Aligners with Nextdent (1:21)

Chapter 20 - Trimming & Polishing Aligners with Nextdent (2:21)

Chapter 21 - Printing Stacked Models with Nextdent (12:18)

Chapter 22 - Finishing & Curing Stacked Models Nextdent (7:03)

Chapter 23 - Packaging Aligners for a Beautiful Case Presentation (3:39)

Chapter 24 - Delivering Aligners to the Patient (18:01)

Chapter 25 - Summary of In-Office Aligner vs. Traditional Methods (11:10)

Chapter 26 - CE Credit Self Assessment

 

Course Completion & CE Credits

 

Course Completion & CE Credits (1:01)

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
Will I be able to follow-along?
Absolutely! Our course is an interactive, self-guided journey through digital dentistry techniques. Included are interactive files for you to be able to work closely with the instruction given on the screen.
How long can I access the course?
For as long as you like! After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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