Early Treatment of Malocclusion

For Pediatric Dentists

August 23-24, 2024

Presented by: Leonard J. Carapezza, DMD


16 CE Credit hours

Early Treatment of Malocclusion

For Pediatric Dentists

This is a 2-day hands-on course taught by Dr. Leonard J Carapezza, DMD.


  • Principles and Rationale for Early Treatment
  • Effective and Efficient Early Treatment Mechanics
  • Early Treatment Class I
  • Early Treatment Class II
  • Early Treatment Class III
  • Questions/Continuing Education

During this course you will learn:

  • Dx. + Tx. Planning
  • NPE
  • Transverse
  • Sagittal
  • Basic and Advanced Utility Arch Wire Mechanics
  • Andrews Six Keys plus Functional Occlusion
  • Serial Guidance
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Course Schedules

Course Dates

August 23-24, 2024


Registration is at 7:30am on Friday.
Friday and Saturday 8:00am – 5:30pm

Location & Lodging

AOS Institute Event Center
1785 State Highway 26, Grapevine, TX 76051

Course Instructors

Dr. Leonard Carapezza

Associate Clinical Professor

Dr. Carapezza earned his pediatric certificate from Boston Children’s Hospital and has over 35 years of clinical experience in pediatric orthodontics, including a successful private practice in Wayland, MA. He is an Associate Clinical Professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and lectures internationally on “Early Treatment of Malocclusion.”



Casual dining and quick bites

  • Mason & Dixie (dine-in, takeout, delivery)
  • Hard Eight BBQ (dine-in, drive-through, delivery)
  • Shake Shack Southlake (dine-in, curbside pickup, delivery)
  • Cava (dine-in, takeout)
  • Los Amigos (dine-in, takeout, delivery)

Restaurants and bars

  • Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen (dine-in, curbside pickup)
  • Wicho’s House Restaurant (dine-in, takeout, delivery)
  • Cafe Italia Grapevine (dine-in, delivery)
  • Persimmons Bar & Grill (dine-in, curbside pickup)
  • Blue Goose Cantina (dine-in, curbside pickup, delivery)

Course Cost

$1795 per Doctor

If paid in full by July 2, 2024, OR register with a 50% deposit. Price increases to $1995 on July 3, 2024. Balance will be due prior to start of first session. Refund policy is 50% of course fee two weeks prior to course date. AOS membership of $500 is required at time of registration and is non-refundable.



Founded in 1975, the American Orthodontic Society is America’s largest orthodontic educational association for general and pediatric dentists.

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CALL 972-234-4000 between the hours of 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday CST and use your credit card to register. Phone registration will assure your place in the course.