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Thomas Shipley, DMD

Thomas Shipley, DMD


December 5, 2017


December 5, 2020


1 CE Credit




In this intermediate course, Dr. Shipley will provide a brief review of the science behind manual-osteoperforation, practice integration techniques, and advance case presentation. He will discuss combination cases using both MOPs and high frequency vibration for aligner seating. 


  • Brief review of the science behind manual-osteoperforation
  • Treatment time impact on case acceptance
  • Integration techniques with tools to support your staff
  • Understand the use of high frequency vibration to seat aligners
  • Manual-osteoperforation and high frequency vibration case presentations

Course Details

Course Fee Free
Credits Catapult Group designates this continuing education activity for 1 credit.
Method Self-Instructional
Audience Specialty
AGD Subject Code 370

Educator Details

Dr. Thomas Shipley received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and went on to earn his doctorate from the University of Kentucky’s College of Dentistry. Dr. Shipley completed his Master’s degree in orthodontics at West Virginia University. Dr. Shipley maintains an orthodontic private practice in Peoria, Arizona. He is an adjunct faculty member at the Arizona School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics.

Dr. Shipley is active in several local study clubs. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics where his professional achievements and contributions to his field have helped him achieve Diplomate status. He is Invisalign faculty, a clinical advisory board member for Propel orthodontics, and a Key Opinion Leader for several orthodontic companies including Henry Schein Orthodontics.

Disclaimer / Disclosure


Approved PACE Program Provider. FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 6/1/16 to 5/31/20. Provider ID 306446.


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This presentation was funded (in part) by Propel. Dr. Thomas Shipley received an honorarium from Propel for the time involved in preparing and delivering this presentation. Catapult 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 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.