1st Forwardontics Symposium
September 21-24, 2019
Under 6 Interceptive and Pre Teen Intervention Orthodontics
Why treating early with the influence of posture in the development of the face has dramatic positive gains for the growing child. How developing an understanding of the evidence based root causes behind malocclusion can be utilized to reduce the adverse effects of poor growth trends. What simple exercise programmes and removable appliances can aid in the redirection to good growth trends and provide beautiful outcomes.
Literature review; Evidence Basis
Age under 6 and Preteen diagnosis and treatment
Early treatment philosophy
Examination and records
Diagnosis and treatment planning
Case presentation strategies
Initial discussion and introduction to Growth Guidance principles for the layperson
Logical explanations and analogies
Contracts, consents and financial plans
Design, issue and management of removable expansion appliances
Reverse pull face mask
Transverse and sagittal space gains
Harmonizing width of the dental arches
Reducing the likelihood of impacted permanent teeth
Recreating or increasing leeway space
Myofunctional and Myopostural reprogramming
Quick, simple yet comprehensive and effect strategies
Maintaining early treatment changes as the face matures
All workshops will take place the 23rd and 24th of September in the same venue (except the lab workshop, venue TBD).
Participants can choose as many workshops as you like.
A minimum of 10 people is required for a workshop to take place. If numbers are not met in the workshop you selected, you will be contacted for a change of workshop or a refund.
|Lab workshop: How to build a perfect Stage 1 appliance This 2-day workshop for doctors, staff and technicians, will provide “hands-on” instruction on the BIOBLOC device. All materials will be provided.||2 Days||$2,000|
|Advanced BBO: If you have already attended the GOPex/Forwardontics Introductory Course and are confident in your knowledge, but looking for a highly focused, hands-on group session to hone and refine your current skills, this is your next step.||1 Day||$1,000|
|GOPex doctor/staff training: Learn the GOPex program, Good Oral Posture exercises to help guide children to acquire the habits that will foster excellent facial and jaw development, allowing them to achieve their full genetic potential with large attractive jaws, healthy airway. Chain of responsibility: Wong-Kahn-Trainer-Doctor-Staff-Parent- Child. Introduction to GOFex – Good Oral Finishing exercises.||2 Hours||$250|
|Advanced treatment planning: Learn how to recognize simple from difficult cases and be proactive knowing what to expect for your patients and for your staff. Troubleshooting. Patient selection. Challenges: What problems are you going to encounter.||1 Hour||$250|
|Billing and financial contracting:
|Certifications - Path to becoming Forwardontist: Add value to your practice by becoming a Fowardontist and/or a GOPex Certified therapist, this workshop will explain the process step by step. Train your staff to support your philosophy and keep the patients engaged and on track.||2 Hours||$250|
|Software - tracings, records, HIPPA, releases and support outsourcing Forwardontics team: Simplify your records by utilizing Forwardontics electronic forms and other Forwardontics resources. Always take Baseline video records.||1 Hour||$250|
|Marketing and promotion: Learn how to use Forwardontics and GOPex to bring more patients into your practice. Use social media to build your practice. Work with schools and engage community connectors.||2 Hours||$250|
|ComplianceForwardontics requires full patient cooperation which sometimes is better said than done, we will teach you how to get patients to follow the program to achieve extraordinary results. Motivation and self-discipline can be learned. Recognize personality and family issues – good and bad.||2 Hours||$250|
|Communication This workshop will teach you how to present the Forwardontics treatment to parents, colleagues (ENT's, sleep doctors, pediatricians, GPs etc.) and community. Creating presentations to bring attention and referrals to your practice.||1 Hour||$250|
|Creating a presentation for patientsArranging your photographs, cephalometric tracing the soft tissues, tonsils, adenoids, tongue. Esthetic profile line, etc. Presenting similar cases to a patient. Baseline video records. Showcase your work. Keep patients on track and motivated.||1 Hour||$250|
|Photography and Case PresentationType of camera, mirrors, settings and views. PDF preparation (look at the ABO standards, everything is calibrated). Start with quality records and build a history of your cases. Quality phots = quality treatment.||1 Hour||$250|
|Surgery workshop How to set-up a strong surgical practice. How to work with your surgeon and communicate with the patient. Utilize clear aligners and tads to bypass brackets. Learn how to use GOPex and anti-inflammatory diet to prepare patients for best possible result, and long-term stability.||1 Hour||$250|
|Adult treatment workshop Learn limited techniques and results that can be applied with older children and adults. Space reopening and expansion protocols. Learn to work with restorative dentists to maximize results and referrals. Build a no braces practice using clear aligners, sagittal and Stage 1 removable appliances.||1 Hour||$250|
|Sleep workshop Sleep appliances, CPAP and MMA surgery for snoring and OSA Learn how to prescribe and read a polysomnography. Differences between adult and pediatric sleep disordered breathing (SDB). Learn the literature. Incorporate GOPex/GOFex to improve symptoms. Use tools like home sleep tests and High Resolution Pulse Oxymetry (HARPO). Present sleep risks and improving options to patients and potential referring doctors.||1 Hour||$250|
|7 habits Inspired on the 7 Habits of highly effective people by Steven Covey. Learn to apply these to treatment, practice management and your personal life. (Be proactive; Begin with the end in mind; Put things first; Think win-win; Seek first to understand, then to be understood; Singergize!; Sharpen the saw.)||1 Hour||$250|
|Clinical pearls Equilibrating deciduous teeth to improve growth (Facal, Planas, Raymond technique) Trouble shooting appliances – Stories of what can go wrong and how to resolve issues||1 Hour||$250|
Cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A $50 cancellation fee will be applied for any payments that are cancelled beginning September 21st and 10 days after the meeting (October 1st, 2019).
Cancellations received after October 1st, 2019 will not be approved.