Half of what you know about
Orthodontics is wrong

For General and Pediatric Dentists

June 17-18, 2022

Presented by: Dr. Larry White

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A total of 14 orthodontic CE hours will be granted for this course.

Half of what you know about Orthodontics is wrong

For General and Pediatric Dentists

Half of what you know about orthodontics is wrong. Discover which half with this course. Hands-on experience with Indirect-Direct Bonding, Assuring CI II Correction, Fabrication of Wires that Facilitate Orthodontic Therapy, Posterior X-bite Correction with Biomechanics while learning the value of analog in a digital world, the problem with minimum touch orthodontics and the common sense solution for canine impactions.

Continuing Education Credits

14 CE credit hours

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Course Objectives

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Discern the advantage of using a soft tissue diagnosis and treat planning regimen

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How to determine the best position for the mandibular incisor

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How to use round wires for torquing maxillary incisors

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How to maximize the edgewise appliance

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How to simplify the correction of posterior X-bites

Course Topics

  • The most common cephalometric standards
  • Osseous related standards for the positioning of teeth
  • Standards for classifying skeletal malocclusions
  • What determines the position of the mandibular incisors
  • Responsibility for the majority of Cl II malocclusions
  • Mandibular premolar extractions in Cl II malocclusions
  • The determination of tooth size discrepancies
  • The determination of intermaxillary compatibility
  • The most accurate method of determining arch length discrepancies
  • The most efficient banding and bonding methods
  • The most efficient methods of correcting X-bite malocclusions
  • Applied force as a major determinant of root resorption
  • The effectiveness of molar “distalizing” appliances
  • The effectiveness of corticotomies, osteoperforations, vibrations and lasers on treatment duration
  • Efficiency & effectiveness of self-ligation brackets
  • The efficiency & effectiveness of round wires as torquing instruments
  • Maximizing the orthodontic appliance
  • Curve of Spee leveling requires more arch space
  • Advancing the incisors will strip the gingiva
  • The dental arches can be expanded with impunity
  • How long should fixed retainers stay in the mouth and who has the responsibility for their integrity
  • How long should orthodontists keep patient records
  • The sanctity of canine protection and retention
  • The role of the clinical examination and orthodontic records

Course Information

Course Date

JUNE 17-18, 2022


Registration begins at 8:00am.
Classes begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday


Sheraton Dallas Hotel by the Galleria
4801 Lyndon B. Johnson Frwy, Dallas, TX 75244
Call 972.661.3600 for reservations.

Course Instructor

Larry White

Larry White, DDS, MSD

Dr. White is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a Fellow in the American College of Dentists. Dr. White initiated the Graduate Orthodontic Program at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and served as its Clinical & Curriculum Director. He has authored more than 100 articles, four books and chapters for several other books. His eclectic philosophy draws upon the best ideas available in orthodontic diagnosis, treatment planning and therapy to establish a set of principles that bring a comfortable degree of accuracy, certainty, and predictability to orthodontics.

Neither Dr. White nor members of his immediate family have any financial relationships relevant to this presentation to disclose.

Course Cost

$1095 per Doctor

$1,295 for nonmembers. 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 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday through Friday CST and use your credit card to register. Phone registration will assure your place in the course.