Retention is the phase of orthodontic treatment that attempts to keep teeth in the corrected positions after orthodontic treatment. Without a phase of retention, there is a tendency for teeth to return to their initial position (relapse).
To prevent relapse, almost every person who has orthodontic treatment will require some type of retention. But what is the best retention? Fixed or removable? Is there a recipe that will guarantee that teeth will not move and that our patients will remain stable for the rest of their life?
This course will give you the answer and will keep you up to date on the most recent scientific facts about retention in orthodontics.
- Understand what is retention
- Know the types of retention
- Pros and cons of each type
- Problems encountered with retention
- Establish a C.L.E.A.R. protocol for retention
- Basic Knowledge
- Scientific litterature
- pros and cons of two methods
- Protocol and conclusion
Prerequisite: This course is for dentists
CE hours: 1.5 CE hours
Subject code: 370 Orthodontics
Availability: 365 days from your registration date
Instructor: Dr. Stephane Reinhardt, DMD (bio)
*It is the responsibility of each course attendee to verify the requirements of the province or state licensing board(s) to ensure CE hours are applied for license renewal.
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