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Engaging with Self Ligation

Presenter: Dr. Lisa Alvetro Release Date: 2/2/19
Credits:  1 CEU   Reviewed: 2024     Expiration Date: 2/2/27
AGD Subject Code: 60
CE Supporter: 3M Ortho

Dr. Lisa Alvetro and her assistant, Jennifer McWhinney discuss expectations and treatment differences seen when using passive self-ligated appliances compared to ligated bracket systems. This webinar provides insights on treatment considerations when implementing self-ligation into your practice. Following are the main topics covered in this webinar:
• Passive and Active Bracket Systems
• Low Force and Light Wires
• Archwire Considerations
• Archwire Activation

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the differences in treatment mechanics between a passive and active system - how a passive system can be activated.
• Evaluate archwire selection in the Alignment, Leveling, Working, Finishing phases, and considerations for effective and efficient tooth movement.
• Understand arch development in the posterior and the use of Crimpable stops.   ( disclaimer, bio and commercial disclosure )

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