Continuing Dental Education

CE1919 Orthodontic Mini-Residency

Faculty of the UW Department of Orthodontics

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This course has been cancelled. Dates for 2020 are being chosen.

Course Synopsis

This summer, 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 12 individuals in order to maximize the learning environment, allowing the participants to interact closely with some of the leading orthodontic clinicians and researchers in the United States. This year, speakers are scheduled to include Irena Baker, Burcu Bayirli, Dale Bloomquist, Anne-Marie Bollen, Robert Cohanim, Geoff Greenlee, Stan Hall, Tim Hess, Greg Huang, Donald Joondeph, Hitesh Kapadia, Rooz Khosravi, Peggy Lee, Doug Ramsay, Chris Riolo, David Turpin, and Sid Vora. Lectures will reflect the current clinical and research interests of the faculty, and will include topics such as accelerated tooth movement, 3D imaging, lingual orthodontics, clear aligners, self-ligation, evidence-based orthodontics, ortho-perio issues, open-bite, airway, root resorption, and managing white spot lesions.


  • 3D Imaging
  • Autotransplantation
  • Evidence-based orthodontics
  • Ortho-perio issues
  • Digit habits
  • Airway
  • Corticotomy
  • Cleft and craniofacial care
  • Clear aligners
  • Root resorption
  • Long-term stability
  • Maxillary expansion
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Impacted canines
  • Early Class III treatment
  • Soft tissue laser
  • Lingual Appliances
  • Openbite
  • Applications of Botox in orthodontics
  • Accelerated tooth movement
  • Coronectomy for ankylosed primary teeth

Participants must have completed a formal orthodontic program of at least 2 years in duration.

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 the tentative 2019 schedule.

MONDAY 8:00 am Supporting Clinical Decisions with Evidence
Greg Huang, DMD, MSD, MPH
10:00 am White Spot Lesions
Greg Huang, DMD, MSD, MPH
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Invisalign / Auto-Transplantation
Bobby Cohanim, DDS, MS
3:00 pm Botox for the Orthodontist
Tim Hess, DDS, MAGD
TUESDAY 8:00 am 3D Scanning and Printing
Rooz Khosravi, DMD, PhD, MSD
9:30 am Update on Orthognathic Surgery
Dale Bloomquist, DDS
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Ortho/Perio
Anne-Marie Bollen, DDS, MS, PhD
3:00 pm Accelerated Tooth Movement
Burcu Bayirli, DDS, MS, PhD
WEDNESDAY 8:00 am Lingual Appliances, 3D Technology
Christopher Riolo, DDS, MS, PhD
10:00 am CBCT for Orthodontists
Peggy Lee , BDS, MSD, PhD
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Coronectomy
Stan Hall, DDS, MS, PhD
3:00 pm Thumb and Finger Habits; Treatment Planning
Doug Ramsay, DMD, PhD
THURSDAY 8:00 am Anterior Openbite: Diagnosis and Treatment
Greg Huang, DMD, MSD, MPH
10:00 am Cleft and Craniofacial Care
Hitesh Kapadia, DDS, PhD
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Openbite Stability
Geoffrey M. Greenlee , DDS, MSD, MPH
3:00 pm Changing Models of Decision-Making/Body Dismorphic Disorder
David Turpin, DDS, MSD
6:00 pm Hosted Dinner – location TBD
FRIDAY 8:00 am Management of the Tranverse Dimension/Asymmetries
Don Joondeph, DDS, MS
10:00 am Soft Tissue Laser
Irena Baker, DDS
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Root Resorption
Sid Vora, BDS, PhD, MSD
3:00 pm Early Class III Treatment
Sid Vora, BDS, PhD, MSD

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

Some of these hotels may offer University discounts (but it is not guaranteed). 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, September 9 – 13, 2019

University of Washington
Health Sciences Center
Seattle, Washington 98195

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

OMR Application 2019
Download Course Application Form
Register Online

8:00am – 5:00pm
See sample course outline above.


CREDITS: 40 hours possible with mini-residency/symposium combo

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.