Simplify your Orthodontic Diagnosis

Dr. Derek Mahony, Simplify your Orthodontic Diagnosis
Speaker: Dr. Derek Mahony
Category: Orthodontics
Format: MP4 Video Released: 7/8/2010
Running Time: 1 hour Expiration Date: 6/30/2019
  2.0 (1 Review)
Review Date: 6/30/2016
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Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 370.

The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.

This course will provide an overview of the diagnostic protocols used by Dr. Derek Mahony in diagnosing patients who present with various orthodontic problems. The goal of achieving optimum skeletal and dental stability will be complemented with a functional evaluation of airway and supporting muscles of the head and neck. This easy to follow step by step protocol will make orthodontic diagnosis thorough and organized.

Description of Speaker:
Derek Mahony is a Sydney based Specialist Orthodontist who has spoken to thousands of practitioners about the benefits of interceptive orthodontic treatment. Early in his career Dr. Mahony learned from leading clinicians the dramatic effect functional appliance therapy can afford patients in orthodontic treatment. He has been combining the fixed and functional appliance approach ever since.

After completing his Dental Degree at the University of Sydney Dr. Mahony proceeded to the United Kingdom where he completed his Masters Degree in Orthodontics at the Eastman Dental Hospital, Institute of Dental Surgery, London.

Further studies led to the successful completion of a Diploma in Orthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Dr. Mahony has also passed the Royal College of Dentists in Canada post graduate examination in the field of orthodontics.

Dr. Mahony has passed examinations leading to a postgraduate qualification in Dentofacial Orthopaedics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow. He has also attained his Membership in Orthodontics qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons, England.

Dr. Mahony is a contributing editor to the Journal of Clinical Paediatric Dentistry, International Orthodontic Journal and Spanish Journal of Dentofacial Orthopaedics.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:

  • Evaluate patients using the 54 malocclusions checklist
  • Have an understanding of the importance of proper airway and muscle function
  • Learn the optimal time to treat based on cervical vertebral maturation
  • Quickly assess patients for myofunctional problems and soft tissue dysfunction that may be affecting craniofacial growth
  • Know the order of operation for treatment goals for the best treatment outcomes and long term stability

Dr. Mahony declares that neither he nor any member of his family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program, nor does he have a financial interest in any commercial product(s) or service(s) he will discuss in the presentation.

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CE Reviews


2.0  (1 Review)
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand 4.0
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date 3.0
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised 3.0
Lacking depth
BruinDentist2011 BruinDentist2011
8/17/2013 12:55:41 PM
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand 4
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date 3
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised 3
The presentation does an excellent job presenting a structured paradigm to view, plan and treat orthodontic cases. However, the course was too superficial beyond this basic structure to provide any real practicality - often referring to Dr. Mahony's online "mini-residency" which, on the date of this review, was not available on his website - his website stating: "THIS COURSE IS CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE." His paradigm will be a great "container" to organize any future understanding of orthodontics I come accross, but I finished feeling as though I had a great container with nothing to put in it.
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1/1/2016 to 12/31/2018
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