What Is the WSDA Academy?
Created by new dentists, for new dentists, the WSDA Academy offers free continuing education classes for WSDA member dentists 0-10 years out of dental school or their graduate/specialty program.
New Academy courses will be announced in early 2019.
Is Traditional Orthodontic Enough? The New Area of Orthodontics is Here
Speaker: Dr. Paola Leone
CE Credits: 3
Cost: FREE for members 0-10 years out of dental school
Complimentary breakfast served.
Please Note: This is an expanded Saturday course held at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture with room for 60 attendees!
This lecture will review the latest techniques and tools available in modern day orthodontic treatment, where speed, esthetics and excellent results are a must. Focus will be on accelerating orthodontic treatment using photobiomodulation, complex clear aligner therapy and expanding treatment options by incorporating temporary anchorage devices and periodontal accelerated osteogenic orthodontics (PAOO).
At the completion of this presentation, you will be able to:
- Understand the basic concepts of Photobiomodulation to accelerate orthodontic treatment
- Understand how clear aligner therapy can be used in complex tx in adults
- Understand how to incorporate TAD and PAOO in the tx of complex cases
2018 Academy Schedule
See below for the 2018 WSDA Academy schedule. New courses will be announced in early 2019.
||Dr. Edmond Truelove
||Health & Wellness/Oral Medicine/TMJ
||Dr. Beatrice Gandara
||Pregnancy & Dentistry
||Dr. Paola Leone
||Dr. Glen Johnson
||Dr. Chris Pickel
||Dr. Kris Aadland
||Dr. Lee Ann Brady
||Restorative (PNDC Workshop)
||Drs. Nhi Pham & Jeff Parrish
||Dr. Michael Johnson
||Dr. Noah Letwin
The Academy is focused on developing scholars who are distinctly prepared to succeed in every aspect of their professional lives by creating a community of young dentists committed to continued learning and the Academy ideals, "aliqua, virtus, amicitia" (education, excellence, friendship).
Courses are usually limited to 33 attendees, with some courses accommodating more.
Programming for the WSDA Academy is developed by the WSDA New Dentist Think Tank.