Florida Dental Convention

FDC2023 Session Directory

Have You Ever Had a Posterior Open Bite During Clear Aligner Treatment?

Course Code: C20
Speaker: Dr. David Galler, DMD
CE Hours: 2.00
Start: Thursday, June 29, 2023, 2:00 PM
End: Thursday, June 29, 2023, 4:00 PM
Audience: Dentists


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Clear aligner treatments are becoming widespread and common in the offices of general dentists and orthodontists. While yielding amazing results, there are times when an iatrogenic posterior open bite can be created during treatment. Learning to identify the causes and how to prevent an iatrogenic posterior open bite will allow the practitioner to gain greater confidence when recommending clear aligner treatment to their patients.

Learning objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • learn four causes of an Iatrogenic posterior open bite during clear aligner treatment.
  • grasp the preventions of each cause and solutions for each type of posterior open bite.
  • increase their confidence in treating adults with clear aligner therapy.

Speaker: Dr. David Galler, DMD

About the speaker: Dental degree, University of Pennsylvania College of Dentistry; general practice residency, Brooklyn Veteran's Administration Hospital; platinum plus Invisalign® provider; creator, Galler Spacing Technique.

Disclosure: I or members of my immediate family have a financial relationship with Align Technology Inc., American Academy of Clear Aligners, Esthetic Orthodontic Company of America LLC, and Strauss Diamond Instruments Inc. that may be relevant to this presentation.

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