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Educational Courses May 5, 2017 - Nov 5, 2017 - St. Leonards, Australia

Vital Orthodontics for Dentists 2017

Session 1: Getting Started
Dates: 5-7 May 2017

The course begins with information on basic diagnosis, case selection and treatment planning. Emphasis will be placed on thorough record examination and cephalametric analysis, and their role in making informed treatment decisions. The effects of orthodontic treatment on facial aesthetics and balance will be discussed as well as the basics of craniofacial growth and development. Banding and bonding will be discussed and participants will have the opportunity to placebands and brackets on the orthodontic typodont. Initial wire placement and ligation techniques will be demonstrated.

Hands-on exercises include

  • Cephalometric analysis
  • Bonding (bracket placement exercise)
  • Mechanics (wire placement and technique)


Session 2: Class I Survey & Biomechanics
Dates: 7-9 July 2017

This portion of the course will address specific information on treatment timing issues, when to treat and when not to treat. Phase 1 and interceptive treatment modalities and arch development will be discussed. Class I crowded cases with expansion mechanics/appliances and their adjustment will be covered. Participants will then begin a detailed study of basic orthodontic biomechanics. Intrusion and advancing arch wire fabrication and placement with various ligation techniques will be demonstrated. Participants will also begin the discussion of Class II diagnosis and treatment.

  • Hands-on exercises include
  • Advancing utility arches
  • Intrusion utility arches (fabrication & adjustments)
  • Molar uprighting springs (mechanics)


Session 3: Class II and Class III Survey Extractions
Dates: 15-17 September 2017

This session addresses Class II and Class III considerations and treatment modalities, exploring both orthopedic and orthodontic movements.Topics to be covered include Class II correction in mixed and permanent dentition, (including various molar distalising techniques – fixed and removable), archwire selection, sequencing, elastic wear and set-up, adjunctive intrusion techniques, with particular attention to second and third order bends (tipping and torque).

Hands-on exercises include

  • Torquing arches
  • Second order bends
  • Cervical headgear placement and adjustment
  • Various Class II correctors and their adjustment


Session 4: Extraction Mechanics, Finishing, Detailing and Aesthetic Considerations
Dates: 3-5 November 2017

This session begins with extraction mechanics and their timing as well as focus on the all important topic of finishing and detailing. Included is discussion on the use of elastics and segmented arches for finishing, intraoral adjustments for efficiency, troubleshooting difficult cases and debanding. Aesthetic considerations, ortho-prosthodontic cases, retainer design and adjustments will also be covered including placement of fixed retainers.

  • Hands-on exercises include
  • Artistic bends
  • Finishing and detailing techniques
  • Finishing elastics
  • Retainer adjustments
  • Multiple finishing techniques demonstrated

Dr Eric Lowenhaupt
Dr Eric Lowenhaupt attended Florida State University for undergraduate studies and Emory University in Atlanta for his Dental and Orthodontic training. He completed a general practice residency and practiced general dentistry for six years before returning for his graduate orthodontic training at Emory University. Since 1986, he has been in the private practice of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics in Florida. Eric lectures nationally and internationally through his affiliation with (G) nathos (The Ricketts School for Bioprogressive Education, Southeast)and VOCA (Vital Orthodontic Considerations Australasia).

Centre for Professional Development, 71-73 Lithgow Street ,St Leonards, Australia

ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development
71-73 Lithgow Street
St Leonards
NSW 2065
Rosina Rocca
tel: 61 2 8436 9959
fax: 61 2 8436 9933
email: admin@adacpd.com.au

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Congresses Aug 4, 2017 - Aug 6, 2017 - Hong Kong, China


“New Horizon in Dentistry” is the theme of this year’s programme. HKIDEAS is designed in an interdisciplinary manner with a multitude of tracks to choose from every segment and provides you with a unique opportunity to meet up with peers from both industries belonging to Dental Health, Oral Health Expertise and Academia. The strong scientific programme of HKIDEAS 2017 will cover the latest technologies in the various specialties in dentistry – from best clinical practices, to implantology as well as endodontics, periodontics and other areas of interest.

A comprehensive industry exhibition will be held alongside the Congress enabling delegate’s access to view the latest and sophisticated products and devices. It will provide an ideal platform for demonstration of advanced dental technology and innovation.

Hong Kong is widely recognized as the prime meeting destination in Asia. The city offers a wide range of interests that is worth exploring. We ensure you a wonderful travelling experience here.

Hong Kong Conventien and Exhibition Centre

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Congresses Aug 18, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017 - Manekshaw Auditorium, New delhi 110010

2nd Digital Dentistry Conference

Digital Dental International Asian Society, Digital dentistry Europe & PMG Publishing Inc. are jointly organizing the conference from 18th to 20th August 2017 at New Delhi. This is the second time a Digital Dental International Conference is happening in India.
The conference will cover the digital technology revolution in all aspects of dentistry. There are 8 key note lectures, 3 symposiums and up to 8 pre-conference courses for hands-on training during the conference.

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Educational Courses Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 28, 2017 - Melbourne, Australia

Sem#1 Clinical Evaluation, Records, & First Consultation

Seminar 1

  • Clinical Evaluation, Records, & First Consultation
  • Case Classification of 10 Cases of All Ages
  • Generating and Computer Processing Orthodontic Records
  • Setting Goals, Objectives, & Limitations
  • Patient and Family Dynamics when Seeking Orthodontic Services
  • Timing the Start of Orthodontic Treatment
  • The Initial Clinical Exam & Live First Consultations
  • Set Up Your Practice to be Efficient and Profitable


Dr. Agim Hymer
Melbourne, Australia
1984-1988: Melbourne University, president of Dental Students Society in 1986
Professional Info:
1990-1992: Member of the Medical Board for the Mildura Private Hospital
1993-1996: Worked in private practice in Malvern and Brunswick
1995-2003: Member of the Medical Board for the Vaucluse Hospital
1997-Present: Owned and worked in my own practice, employing two hygienist, therapist and an associate dentist
Created http://firstbite.com.au , dental library for the public to learn about dental topics.

Media Appearances
Radio: 3AW , 3AK (had own weekly radio show), Koorie radio 3KND, ABC Radio National, ABC 774, 5AA Adelaide, ABC Drive Time Adelaide, ABC Regional South Australia
TV: Channel 7 Sunrise Show, Channel 31
Newspaper: The Herald Sun, Leader Newspaper (Moonee Valley), Community News

Personal Info
Married in 1992 with 3 children (2 girls, 1 boy)
Goal is to educate the public about dentistry and have clients empowered to work with their dentists to achieve the healthy smiles they want!

Rydges Hotel, 186 Exhibtion St, Melbourne, VIC, 3000,Melbourne Australia

Progressive Orthodontic Seminars
18 Friendship Avenue
NSW 2155
Karen Cassar
tel: +61 2 9899 9191
fax: +61 2 9899 9192
email: karen@posortho.net

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