Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.  Classes Friday and Saturday will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

A sample agenda is as follows:

Day One

  • Observe Dr. Gonzalez treat his own patients as he discusses treatment and diagnosis.
  • Learn to adjust the appliances he routinely uses.
  • See how his assistants’ interaction with patients saves the doctor’s time at the chair.
  • Understanding Growth and Development
  • Development of a Malocclusion
  • Airway Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Cephalometrics – what values make a difference
  • Legal Aspects of Treatment
  • Cast Analysis
  • Diagnosis of Expansion (Sim Cast Analysis)
  • Coordinated Arch Development Treatment
  • Appliance Construction

Day Two

  • Bracket Placement
  • Archwire Selection
  • Retention
  • Class 1 Treatment
  • Class 2 Diagnosis, both dental and skeletal
  • Treatment options for class 2 maloclussion
  • Class 3 Treatment of the young child
  • Post Treatment Records

Day Three

  • Forms and office management and insurance billing
  • Financial considerations
  • How to market what you do
  • Case review; bring models of your own patients for class discussion.