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This article is part of the series called “Dentistry in the time of COVID-19”.
New COVID-19 restrictions have limited class meetings and traveling. Many dentists are wondering if they can still learn orthodontics at the same level and have the confidence to offer the procedures in their practices.
We are committed to the safety of our students and instructors as well as your ability to provide quality orthodontic care and have made adjustments to ensure we can provide both.
We have had to temporarily limit in-person learning experiences. To replace this, we have added extra resources and learning options to make education accessible to all dentists.
Video Clip of a hands-on exercise in a Virtual Classroom with instructor Dr. Wilfred deGroot:
Many dentists have been looking for ways to keep their businesses running during this new environment of novel coronavirus concerns and restrictions.
We have talked with our students and graduates from around the world, and wanted to share their tips and stories in dealing with COVID-19 regulations and infection precautions. In the article below, we've detailed five ways that clear aligner orthodontics has helped them maximize profits, even as their patients stayed at home.
If you have patients needing orthodontic care, you may wonder, what are the initial steps to start an orthodontic case during this unique time.
This article explains how to set up your orthodontic cases (relating to both bracket and wire patients and clear aligner patients). As COVID-19 restrictions and patient concerns continue, read extra tips to make getting records safe, practical and efficient.
In times of economic stress, we’ve seen that the more services dentists offer and the better they can provide them, the more able their practices are to weather the storm. So what are valuable services to have during the COVID-19 crisis?
For any dentist that has been thinking about how to endure an uncertain economy, experienced Los Angeles dentist and mentor, Dr. David Dana, says that “Orthodontics is an absolute must.”
As technology gets smarter, and marketing more pervasive, we’ve seen an increasing trend of DIY (do it yourself) “orthodontics”.*
For quite some time now, there have been orthodontic solutions requiring less skill and understanding by dental professionals. But now some companies are looking to cut out the dentist and orthodontist entirely and go straight to the consumer. How did this trend start and what does it mean to the dental profession?