Continuing Dental Education

CE1619: Orthodontic Mini Residency

Faculty of the UW School of Dentistry's Department of Orthodontics

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Course Synopsis

This fall, members of the University of Washington School of Dentistry faculty will offer an intensive five-day lecture series on current clinical concepts in orthodontics. The enrollment is limited to maximize the learning environment, allowing the participants to interact closely with some of the leading orthodontic clinicians and researchers in the United States. Speakers include Johan Aps, DDS, MSc, PhD; Burcu Bayirli, DDS, MS, PhD; Anne-Marie Bollen, DDS, MS, PhD; Robert Cohanim, DDS, MS; Ross Drangsholt, DDS, MSD; Geoff Greenlee, DDS, MSD, MPH; Stan Hall, DDS; Tim Hess, DDS, MAGD; Greg Huang, DDS, MSD, MPH; Donald Joondeph, DDS, MS; Paola Leone, DDS, MSD; Robert Little, DDS; John Moore, DDS; Doug Ramsay, DMD, PhD, MSD; Chris Riolo, DDS; Barbara Sheller, DDS, MSD; David Turpin, DDS, MSD; Gregory Vaughn, DDS; Siddhartha Vora, DDS; Heather Woloshyn, DMD, MSD.


  • 3D Imaging
  • TADs
  • Evidence-based orthodontics
  • Ortho-perio issues
  • Digit habits
  • White spot lesions
  • Corticotomy
  • Cleft and craniofacial care
  • Clear aligners
  • Root resorption
  • Long-term stability
  • Maxillary expansion
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Incisor Extractions
  • Impacted canines
  • Lingual Appliances
  • Openbite
  • Applications of Botox in orthodontics
  • Anterior tooth replacement
  • Accelerated tooth movement
  • Coronectomy for ankylosed primary teeth

Participants must be Board qualified or have been trained in a formal orthodontic program overseas.

Enrollment and Registration Information:
Enrollment is limited to twelve participants. Pre-registration is required.
*This course is expected to sell out. Please register early to secure your seat.

You may register for this program three different ways:

University of Washington Continuing Dental Education
Box 357137
Seattle, WA 98195
Fax: +1 (206) 543-6465

Telephone: +1 (206) 543-5448

Refund, Cancellation, and Waiting List Policy: A participant may cancel at any time. Tuition, minus a $250 processing fee, will be refunded up to two months before the program begins. If a cancellation occurs less than two months before the program begins, a refund, minus a $250 processing fee, will be given only if a replacement for the withdrawing registrant can be found by the CDE office. The University of Washington accepts no responsibility for travel expenses or penalties incurred by course registrants in the event of course cancellation or revisions in the schedule. A complete refund will be granted to attendees if course participation is not sufficient. If the program sells out, those applications received after will be put on a waiting list in the order received. If a spot does become available, you will be notified. Those on the waiting list will be given first priority the next year. No payments will be processed unless the individual is accepted into the program.

Tuition: $4,000 (U.S. funds payable by check, money order, VISA or MasterCard only.)
Tuition for the course includes continental breakfast each morning; refreshment breaks; at least two hosted dinners in specially selected restaurants; and all course materials. Course fees will be used to cover the costs of the course, and could include, but not necessarily be limited to, any or all of the following expenses at the discretion of the Director of Continuing Dental Education: advertising, audio/visual aids, supplies, room rental, handouts, food service, alcoholic beverages, dinners and social hours.

Credit Hours: Forty credit hours of Continuing Dental Education.

Sample Course Outline

This outline is from a previous program.  The 2016 schedule will be similar.

MONDAY 8:00 am Evidence-Based Orthodontics
Greg Huang, DMD, MSD, MPH
10:00 am Applying the Evidence
David Turpin, DDS, MSD
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm White Spot Lesions
Greg Huang, DMD, MSD, MPH
3:00 pm Root Resorption
Siddharth Vora, BDS, PhD, MSD
6:00 pm Hosted Dinner at Ivar’s Salmon House on Lake Union
TUESDAY 8:00 am Interdisciplinary Treatment
Vince Kokich, Jr., DMD, MSD
11:00 am Tour of the Orthodontic Clinic with Dr. Greenlee
Noon Lunch with Dr. Greenlee on University Way (the Ave)
1:00 pm Stability of Open-bite Therapy
Geoffrey Greenlee, DDS, MSD, MPH
3:00 pm ABCs of CBCT
Johan Aps, DDS, MS, PhD
WEDNESDAY 8:00 am Lingual Appliances
Christopher Riolo, DDS, MS, PhD
10:00 am Faster Tooth Movement
Burcu Bayirli, DDS, MS, PhD
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Relationship Between Ortho and Perio
Anne-Marie Bollen, DDS, MS, PhD
3:00 pm Thumb and Finger Habits
Doug Ramsay, DMD, PhD
THURSDAY 8:00 am Transverse Dimension/Openbite Surgery
Donald R. Joondeph, DDS, MS
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Long-term Stability
Robert Little, DDS
6:00 pm Hosted Dinner at Daniel’s Broiler on Lake Union
FRIDAY 8:00 am Invisalign
Bobby Cohanim, DDS, MS
10:00 am Cleft and Craniofacial Care
Barbara Sheller, DDS, MSD
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Corticotomy
Paola Leone, DDS, MSD
3:00 pm TADs
Gregory Vaughn, DDS

Lodging: The most convenient hotels to the course location are the following:

Some of these hotels may offer University discounts. Let them know you are attending a course at the UW. The University hotels are fifteen minutes north of downtown and twenty-five minutes from Sea-Tac Airport. Participants must make their own hotel reservations.

Most hotels remain at capacity year round in Seattle, so please make your reservations as soon as possible.

Monday – Friday, August 22-26, 2016

University of Washington
Health Sciences Center
Seattle, Washington 98195

Participants must be Board qualified or have been trained in a formal orthodontic program overseas.


Download Course Application Form

Register Online

8:00am – 4:30pm
See sample course outline below.


CREDITS: 40 hours

This course is limited to 12 participants

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The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

University of Washington designates this activity for 40 continuing education credits.