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Invisalign: Treating Growing Patients and Gaining Acceptance with Invisalign Clear Aligners

Saturday, April 13 2024

Invisalign: Treating Growing Patients and Gaining Acceptance with Invisalign Clear Aligners

Workshop Description:

Join this session to learn clinical strategies advantages of treating patients with clear aligners by reviewing strategies for maxillary expansion and growth modification of growing patients. During the session, you will learn strategies for ClinCheck® treatment planning strategies and retention protocols that allow you to plan Phase I treatments and transition into Phase II treatments. The speaker will detail through case examples how to integrate Invisalign FirstTM treatment into your practice and create a ClinCheck® treatment plan.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss the benefits and opportunities of treating growing patients with Invisalign® clear aligners.

  2. Apply strategies to treat growing patients with Invisalign clear aligners.

Speaker: Dr. Donna Galante

Dr. Donna Galante is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where she received her DMD degree and her Orthodontic Specialty certification. She spent her first 8 years after graduation teaching at U PENN in the orthodontic department and starting her own practice. Marriage took her to California and she and her husband, fellow Orthodontist, Dr. Paul Cater, have 2 orthodontic practices in Northern California where they treat 80 percent of their cases with Invisalign Clear Aligners. She currently is a Field Clinical Liaison for Align Technology on the West Coast.


Speaker: Dr. Amir Davoody

Dr. Amir Davoody received his dental degree from University of Maryland School of Dentistry and his Orthodontic certificate and Master of Dental Sciences from University of Connecticut. Dr. Davoody is board certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontists and is an active member of the Angle Society of Orthodontists. He was awarded the Thomas Graber Award of Special Merit from American Association of Orthodontists in 2011 for his research on temporary anchorage devices (TADs). He has taken an active role in his profession by serving as a part time faculty member at the University of Connecticut Department of Craniofacial Sciences as well as staying current with the latest advances in orthodontics by attending meetings nationally and internationally.

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