With the new year just a few days away, we can look forward with optimism, confidence and new planning.
Wait a minute.
Did I say optimism?
Am I writing for dentists?
The dental world is changing. Big insurance, big corporations, big government -- pressures from every direction affecting American dentists.
There is something you can do about this — that’s where the plan comes in.
You already have the talent. After all, it took courage, intelligence and determination to graduate from dental school in the first place. Harness all of that to learn the skills to do more than just survive -- but to prosper!
Having a thriving orthodontics program in your practice is a great way to address these issues — and I put an emphasis on ‘thriving.’ I will teach you how -- not just the PRACTICE of orthodontics, but the BUSINESS of orthodontics and the LOVE of orthodontics.
Here's your opportunity to do just that. With the six-session ELEMENTS comprehensive orthodontics course, you can expect and get the best. The first session is January 11-13 in Longview, Texas. REGISTER for your course today - call (859) 806-0615.
For more than 25 years, I've taught many dentists from around the world -- Pediatric, GPs and Orthodontists -- about orthodontics. I've treated thousands of orthodontic patients, and served on faculties of three dental schools. This knowledge and outstanding results can be yours, too.
In 2019, start learning orthodontics for your practice. Start America's BEST comprehensive orthodontics course on January 11-13, 2019, in Longview, Texas. For more information or to register, all (859) 806-0615.
Comprehensive Orthodontics Course Session #1
Diagnostics, Treatment Planning and Conferencing
January 11-13, Longview, TX.
Dr Chris Baker, Instructor
20 Hours CE (ADA CERP)
° How to get a resounding 'YES' at every conference!
° What your patient wants, needs and how to help;
° Communication makes your relationship greater;
° Is it skeletal or is it dental, and why does it matter?
° The power of your health history;
° What to ask; how to find out.
° 'Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.'
° Getting to know your patient and their getting to know you through the examination and the conference.
° Learn complete, eyes wide-open orthodontic examination and diagnosis:
° The Looking - learn what is truly in the picture, and what is MISSING.
° See every patient in his/her every detail.
° What records? Why, how and when? How to charge for records? 2D or 3D radiographs?
° Diagnosing the Lateral, Frontal and Panoramic radiographs.
° 14 Secrets the panoramic holds, and that’s only the beginning.
° How the airway fits into your orthodontic diagnostics AND treatments
° How orthodontic diagnosis can be made MUCH easier and more complete.
...a system that WORKS and saves you MUCH time (and money!).
...how, by the time you finish diagnosis all the way through conferencing, you have a friend who wouldn’t go anywhere else.
...how to list your findings of the patient in a way that communicates and gets you on the same page as the patient and/or parent.
The conference is your reputation — and your referral base.
Orthodontics brings the patients to you.
...why almost every child has crowded incisors and what to do;
...possible treatment strategies of Ectopic Teeth;
...how orthodontics and self-view capture the patient’s imagination and confidence;
...how to sequence every detail of your treatment and when your sequence may need to change;
...How to alter things to fit patient needs.
(Yes - truly you CAN, and have even more fun providing your care.)
As always, there will be incredible Doctors’ Case Reviews.
The Learning Environment
• Meeting Hotel: Hampton Inn - Longview North, 3044 N. Eastman Rd, Longview, TX 75605 (903) 663-8670
• Driving distance from DFW and Shreveport.
• Near GGG airport, most major hotel chains nearby.
Our Suite of CE courses have unparalleled instruction and support. You'll end up ahead of the game. There is simply nothing else like it anywhere.
Come and let it blow your mind…
And coincidently, set the stage for your future!
Register today, call (859) 806-0615
Sending love and can’t wait to see you!!!
Dates and subjects of the other 2019
ELEMENTS Comprehensive Orthodontics Course sessions:
15-17 March, 2019: Bracketing and banding, appliances and wire sequences.
10-12 May, 2019: Sagittal Correction - Class II, Class III, Sagittal correction first. How to avoid problems.
28-30 June, 2019: Phase I and Treatment of the Early to Mid-mixed dentition.
26-28 July, 2019: Mechanics and Treatment Sequences from Beginning to End.
27-29 Sept. 2019: What is Success in Orthodontics? Retention.
Dr Chris Baker
America's most-trusted teacher of orthodontic continuing education, Dr. Chris Baker has practiced and taught for more than 30 years, and is a current or former faculty member of three U.S. dental schools. She is a pediatric dentist, author, blogger, dental practice consultant, and mentor. Dr. Chris is also Past President and Senior Instructor of the American Orthodontic Society. She is based in Texas, USA, but lectures around the world.
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