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Continuing Dental Education

CE2019 Orthodontic Mini-Residency

Course Director: Greg Huang, DMD, MSD, MPH

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Due to COVID worldwide, travel and health restrictions and concerns, this course will be offered as a live webinar. It will still be limited to 12 attending orthodontists.

This course is sold out.


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 Abhishake Banda, Burcu Bayirli, Anne-Marie Bollen, Robert Cohanim, Geoff Greenlee, Stan Hall, Tim Hess, Greg Huang, Donald Joondeph, Hitesh Kapadia, Paola Leone, Rooz Khosravi, Doug Ramsay, Chris Riolo, Barbara Sheller, Stuart Taylor, David Turpin, Greg Vaughn, Siddhartha Vora, and Heather Woloshyn. Lectures will reflect the current clinical and research interests of the faculty, and will include the topics listed below.


  • 3D Imaging
  • Autotransplantation
  • Evidence-based orthodontics
  • Ortho-perio issues
  • Digit habits
  • Airway
  • Digital scanning/printing
  • TADs
  • Cleft and craniofacial care
  • Clear aligners
  • Root resorption
  • Long-term stability
  • Impacted canines
  • Early Class III treatment
  • Lingual Appliances
  • Openbite
  • Applications of Botox in orthodontics
  • Accelerated tooth movement
  • Coronectomy for ankylosed primary teeth
  • Orthognathic surgery/Virgual treatment planning
  • Class II Subdivisions
  • Pain perception and management

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: $1500 (U.S. funds payable by check, money order, VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit cards 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: Thirty-five credit hours of Continuing Dental Education.

Sample Course Outline

This outline was the tentative 2020 schedule for the in person offering – the webinar schedule will be similar, but times adjusted for a shorter course time, 7am-1pm, Pacific time (GMT -8).

MONDAY 8:00 am Orthodontic Controversies – what does the eveidence tell us?
Greg Huang, DMD, MSD, MPH
10:00 am 3D Scanners, Printers, and Workflow
Rooz Khosravi, DMD, MPH
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Aligners/ Auto-Transplantation
Bobby Cohanim, DDS, MS
6:00 pm Hosted Dinner – location TBD
3:00 pm Botox for Orthodontics and Facial Esthetics
Tim Hess, DDS, MAGD
TUESDAY 8:00 am Insights into Pain Perception and Management
Barbara Sheller, DDS, MSD
10:00 am Accelerated Tooth Movement – What Really Works?
Burcu Bayirli , DDS, MS, PhD
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Ortho/Perio Issues
Anne-Marie Bollen, DDS, MS, PhD
3:00 pm Complex Aligner Therapy
Paola Leone, DDS, MSD
WEDNESDAY 8:00 am Lingual Appliances, Digital Software Solutions
Christopher Riolo, DDS, MS, PhD
10:00 am Thumb and Finger Habits
Doug Ramsay, DMD, PhD
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm National Adult Anterior Openbite Study
Greg Huang, DMD, MSD, MPH
3:00 pm Changing Models of Decision Making/Body Dismorphic Disorder
David Turpin, DDS, MSD
THURSDAY 8:00 am CBCT for Orthodontists/Sleep Apnea
Stuart Taylor, BDS, MSD
10:00 am Coronectomy
Stanton Hall, DDS, MS, PhD
11:00 am Management of Impacted Canines
Heather Woloshyn, DDS, MS
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Contemporary Management of Cleft and Craniofacial Patients
Hitesh Kapadia, DDS, PhD
3:00 pm TADs/ Corticotomy
Gregory Vaughn, DDS
6:00 pm Hosted Dinner – location TBD
FRIDAY 8:00 am Orthognathic SX / Virtual Treatment Planning
Abhishake Banda, DMD, MD
10:00 am Class II Subdivision Malocclusions
Don Joondeph, DDS, MS
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Everything You Need to Know About Root Resorption
Sid Vora, BDS, PhD, MSD
3:00 pm Early Class III Treatment (If time allows, we will have a treatment planning session to end the mini-residency)
Sid Vora, BDS, PhD, MSD

Monday – Friday, August 31 – September 4, 2020

Presented online as a webinar

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

OMR Application 2020
Download Course Application Form
Register Online

7:00am – 1:00pm Pacific Time (GMT -8)
See sample course outline above.


CREDITS: 30 hours

This course is limited to 12 orthodontists


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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 30 continuing education credits.