The Successful Clear Aligner Service Series: Part 1 of 4

Optimizing Case Selection for Successful Results  

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General Dentist


July 11, 2024


7:30 PM Central


1 CE Credit




Live Webinar Lecture


View All Courses in The 4 Keys to a Successful Clear Aligner Service Series

Course Contents

About Part 1

Course Description

The first step in successful aligner treatment is choosing appropriate cases. Learn how you and your staff can recognize patients who would benefit from aligner therapy, and how to educate patients on the long-term effects of their malocclusion. 

Learning Topics

  • Identify patient characteristics and clinical factors that influence treatment candidacy
  • Recognize patients to refer for specialty evaluation
  • Communicate effectively with patients about the risks of malocclusion

Optimizing Case Selection for Successful Results  

Course Details

  • Course Fee: Free
  • Credits: Catapult Education designates this activity for 1 credit continuing education credit.
  • Method: Live Webinar Lecture
  • Audience: General Dentist
  • AGD Subject Code: 370

Meet the Instructor

Louis Chmura, DDS, MS

Dr. Louis Chmura graduated from Michigan State University in 1978, and earned his Master’s degree in Orthodontics from the University of Michigan in 1987. He is an ABO Diplomate, an active member of the Schulman Group and two other national study groups. He is also an active member of the American Association of Orthodontics, the American Board of Orthodontics, the Academy of Laser Dentistry, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.

In private practice for over 35 years, Dr. Chmura amassed more than 10,000 hours of continuing education, serves as an advisor to numerous companies, has lectured across the world, and has written dozens of articles and book chapters. Dr. Chmura has developed practical ways for dental professionals to incorporate soft-tissue lasers, 3D CBCT and screening, testing and treatment for obstructive sleep apnea into their practices.

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Catapult Education received commercial support from OrthoFX for this presentation. Dr. Louis Chmura received an honorarium from OrthoFX for the time involved in preparing and delivering this presentation. Catapult Education delivers clinically relevant continuing dental education programs which address the needs and preferences of our audience and provides them with the knowledge and confidence to integrate new techniques, practice management and treatment options into their respective practices. Catapult Education is committed to ensuring the content quality, objectivity and scientific integrity of all continuing education courses. Instructors are advised to support clinical recommendations with scientific research-supported data whenever possible and to disclose any conflict of interest between them and any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this CE activity. Instructors are advised, where appropriate and if relevant to the subject matter of the presentation, to mention a variety of different product choices so as to present a balanced view of all therapeutic options available and promote improvements in oral healthcare free from commercial bias