Accelerated Orthodontics: The Power of Predictability

David S. Eshom, DDS, Accelerated Orthodontics: The Power of Predictability
Speaker: David S. Eshom, DDS
Category: Orthodontics
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: PDF
This course reviews the roles of manual osteoperforation and high-frequency vibration seating devices on bone remodeling and tooth movement.
  • Released: 11/1/2016
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2025
  • Review Date: 6/30/2022
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 370.

There is no fee to view this course. There is a fee of $36 to take the exam and claim CE credits for this course.

This course reviews the roles of manual osteoperforation and high-frequency vibration seating devices on bone remodeling and tooth movement.

Two main obstacles stand in the way of patient acceptance: cost and treatment time. This course will review how manual osteoperforation (MOP) and high-frequency vibration seating devices can be used to help speed up treatment time.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Understand how manual osteoperforation (MOP) facilitates the more rapid movement of teeth.
  • Recognize the average recommended depths and locations for MOPs, based on individual anatomy.
  • Be familiar with the MOP treatment procedure.
  • Understand how high-frequency vibration seating devices can facilitate programmed delivery forces of clear aligners.
  • Understand the differences between high-frequency and low-frequency vibration devices.
Description of Speaker:
David S. Eshom, DDS, is a general dentist who emphasizes dental health and beauty via minimally invasive techniques and high-tech equipment for patients. His private practice in San Diego, California, has received a national award for being “cosmetic practice of the year.” He is both a credentialed cosmetic dentist and a “Top 1%” Elite Invisalign provider. Eshom received his undergraduate degree in business and his DDS from the University of Pacific. He has published articles about and lectures internationally on Invisalign, cosmetics and laser dentistry.

The speaker declares that neither she nor any member of her family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program nor has a financial arrangement with any product or service mentioned in this course.

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