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Williams Update Weekends

The Williams Update Weekends are two-day weekend courses held once a year and are designed for doctors familiar with Straight Wire treatment, mechanics, and concepts. The focus of the program will be a hands-on approach to mechanics and techniques necessary to properly finish and detail cases. (16 CE credit hours)

 

  • Orthodontic Treatment Strategies & Case Finishing for Early Intervention (Phase I) Non-Extraction Straight Wire Mechanics
  • Orthodontic Treatment Strategies & Case Finishing for Comprehensive Treatment (Phase II) Non-Extraction Straight Wire Mechanics

“Dr. Williams blends seamlessly with my current treatment philosophy and techniques. I always leave these courses with an abundance of fresh ideas and new pearls. This course, Orthodontic Treatment Strategies & Case Finishing for Early Intervention (Phase I), was no exception. I am grateful to Dr. Williams.”

Ken Rogers, DDS
Winter Haven, FL

Orthodontic Treatment Strategies & Case Finishing for Early Intervention (Phase I) Non-Extraction Straight Wire Mechanics

Course Description:

This course will teach practical clinical strategies for diagnosis, planning and treating primary and mixed dentition, using “airway conscious” principals ultimately improving and simplifying the comprehensive treatment in the adolescent patient.

Course Objectives:

  • Review The Williams” Diagnosis & Treatment Planning System
  • Review The Basic Cephalometric Analysis
  • Learn Treatment Mechanics In Phase I
  • Learn Phase I Treatment Strategies and Retention
  • Review Early Growth and Development
  • Review Early Diagnosis and Intervention
  • Understand Airway “Aware” Orthodontics

Course Fee:

The Williams Update Weekend course is $995 for AOS members, $1095 for non-members, and $495 per assistants. 16 CE credit hours for full participation. Refund policy is 50% of course fee two weeks prior to course start date. American Orthodontic Society (AOS) membership is required at the time of registration (separate $375 fee applies and is non-refundable).

A list of instruments students MUST purchase to perform the hands-on exercises will be provided upon registration confirmation. These instruments are standard orthodontic tools to be used in your clinical practice following the course.

MEMBERSHIP:
Founded in 1975, the American Orthodontic Society is America’s largest orthodontic educational association for general and pediatric dentists.

AOS COURSE CONTACT:
Barbara A. Zuniga, CAP-OM
972-234-4000

The study material for this course was peer-reviewed in April 2018 to ensure that all clinical and technical information included the scientific basis for the program content and an assessment of the benefits and risks associated with that content in order to promote public safety.

Neither Dr. Williams nor members of his immediate family have any financial relationships relevant to this presentation to disclose.

Course Check-In

7:30 am on Friday.

Course Days:

Friday and Saturday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm.

Location: TBD

For course registration, call the American Orthodontic Society at 972.234.4000. You may also register at www.orthodontics.com.

Course Content

  • Utility Arch Wire System
  • Transverse Expansion
  • Bite Opening
  • Mandibular Repositioning
  • Reverse Pull Face Mask
  • Bond-A-Braid
  • Fixed Removable Lingual Arch (FRLA)
  • Modified Thoroux Retainer

Orthodontic Treatment Strategies & Case Finishing for Comprehensive Treatment (Phase II) Non-Extraction Straight Wire Mechanics

Course Description:

This course will teach practical and innovative strategies for solving many of the common problems faced in non-extraction comprehensive treatment (Phase II).

Course Objectives:

  • Review The Williams’ Orthodontic Treatment Philosophy And Technique
  • Learn Mid-Treatment Strategies
  • Learn Case Refinement & Finishing Solutions
  • Learn the Mini Mold Appliance System
  • Learn A Systematic Approach To High/Blocked-Out Canines
  • Review the Multi Distalizing Arch Appliance (MDA) And The Williams’ Post MDA Retraction Technique

Course Fee:

The Williams Update Weekend course is $995 for AOS members, $1095 for non-members, and $495 per assistants. 16 CE credit hours for full participation. Refund policy is 50% of course fee two weeks prior to course start date. American Orthodontic Society (AOS) membership is required at the time of registration (separate $375 fee applies and is non-refundable).

A list of instruments students MUST purchase to perform the hands-on exercises will be provided upon registration confirmation. These instruments are standard orthodontic tools to be used in your clinical practice following the course.

MEMBERSHIP:
Founded in 1975, the American Orthodontic Society is America’s largest orthodontic educational association for general and pediatric dentists.

AOS COURSE CONTACT:
Barbara A. Zuniga, CAP-OM
972-234-4000

The study material for this course was peer-reviewed in April 2018 to ensure that all clinical and technical information included the scientific basis for the program content and an assessment of the benefits and risks associated with that content in order to promote public safety.

Neither Dr. Williams nor members of his immediate family have any financial relationships relevant to this presentation to disclose.

Course Check-In

7:30 am on Friday.

Course Days:

Friday and Saturday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm.

LOCATION:
TBD

For course registration, call the American Orthodontic Society at 972.234.4000. You may also register at www.orthodontics.com.

Course Content

  • MDA; placement & adjustment
  • Post MDA sequence
  • Closed Arch Mechanics
  • Transverse Expansion with the .040 SS Wire “Big Daddy”
  • Ectopic Canines Strategies
  • Molar Uprighting Springs
  • Placement and use of Mini Mold Attachments

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