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Orthodontics and Oral Surgery

Presenters: Dr. Richard Bezanson Date: Saturday, May 15, 2010

Dr. Lee Chamberlain Time: 8:30 – 4:00

Location: Hilton Garden Inn – Halifax Airport

200 Pratt & Whitney Drive

Enfield, NS

Synopsis

Dr. Richard Bezanson

Understanding Malocclusions (30 mins)

  • Why are malocclusions so prevalent in western society
  • A rationale for the the development of malocclusion will be discussed
  • If we can understand the etiology of malocclusion then we will be able to better recognize, reduce the severity or prevent malocclusions
Esthetic Orthodontic Treatment (30 mins)
  • Most patients seek orthodontic treatment focusing on enhancement ofappearance
  • Orthodontic treatment now focuses on soft tissue rather than previous hard tissue treatments goals of Class I, II, or III
  • What are the factors the maximize orthodontic treatments results and allow positions of the teeth in the most esthetic position possible
Tooth Movement at the Cellular Level (60 mins)
  • This session will cover tooth movement at a cellular level to aid in understanding how we can position the teeth to achieve the most esthetic dental position possible
  • What are the possibilities for tooth placement and what are the limitations
Properly Diagnosed Orthodontic Treatment (30 mins)
  • The effects of orthodontic treatment at a macro, mini and micro level will be examined
Dr. Lee Chamberlain

The Basics of Biopsy (75 mins)
  • This topic will cover indications for biopsy and when biopsy is not needed
  • The techniques of incisional and excisional biopsy
Clinical Pathology Conference (75 mins)
  • Several case studies will be presented to correlate clinical presentation with pathological diagnosis
Contact Cheryl Christmas (576-5253) for registration.