Advancements in Orthodontics
Monday, November 16, 2020 - Expires March 31, 2023
This Compendium eBook offers a continuing education (CE) article that delves into all aspects of Corticotomy-accelerated orthodontics (CAO). A literature review focuses on an area of increasing concern in pediatric dentistry: early screening for sleep-disordered breathing. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!
CE: Corticotomy-Accelerated Orthodontics: A Comprehensive Review and Update
Nouf Zimmo, DDS; Muhammad H.A. Saleh, BDS; George Mandelaris, DDS, MS; Hsun-Liang Chan, DDS, MS; and Hom-Lay Wang, DDS, MSD, PhD
An estimated 75% of the US population has some form of malocclusion, and the demand for orthodontic services continues to increase, especially among adult patients. This CE article delves into all aspects of CAO, detailing the technique, operative recommendations, and current evidence for the treatment. In the authors’ viewpoint, CAO offers substantial benefits such as time saved, minimization of orthodontic post-treatment relapse, and increased bone width after surgery.
Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU
Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
A Review of Research Studies on Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children Relevant to Dental Professionals
Earl O. Bergersen, DDS, MSD
This literature review focuses on early screening for sleep-disordered breathing. Although most SBD research has focused on adults, the author explains there are significant differences in pediatric patients for identification of sleep issues, treatment modalities, and stability of treatment. Dental professionals are therefore in a position to screen pediatric patients, provide treatment options, and help ensure early intervention.