Early Orthodontic Intervention
What are the Signs, Benefits and When to Refer out to the Specialist
Getting young patients set up for a lifetime of proper oral health is the foundation of living a long healthy life.
Date: Wednesday November 30, 2022 Time: 7pm to 9:00pm EDT
This program is a LIVE INTERACTIVE Webinar for 2 CE credits. Live webinars are considered live credits, not distance learning.
Requirements to attend a live webinar:
- You will need a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer to view it. If using a smartphone or tablet, it is best to have the app for the program on your device (i.e. Zoom, GoToWebinar).
- To verify your continued attendance during the class, you will need a microphone, webcam or the ability to type into the program’s live chat.
- Instructors or school personnel will take attendance periodically throughout the class.
- Instructors may call on participants.
- To verify attendance, a code word may be given sometime during the class.
- You will be required to complete and return an evaluation after the course has ended. The evaluation may ask what code word was given.
- You may not receive your Certificate of Completion if we cannot verify your attendance.
Live webinar invitations are emailed to registered students approximately one day prior to the class
Certificates of Completion are emailed to students approximately 5 business days after the course.
This program will cover the following:
- Getting young patients set up for a lifetime of proper oral health is the foundation of living a long healthy life.
- This interactive webinar will discuss the signs identifying a need for orthodontics at a young age.
- How to make an early diagnosis
- The benefits of addressing maxillofacial growth abnormalities at the correct time including speech patterns, proper breathing and aesthetic impacts
- Knowing which patients to refer out to the Orthodontist
- This webinar will help both the dentist and the hygienist to work as team in diagnosing and treating orthodontic issues
Instructor: Dr. Matthew Peluso, a Board-Certified orthodontist was awarded the prestigious Stanley S. Bergen, Jr. Medal of Excellence. Dr. Peluso then completed an orthodontic residency program at the University of Maryland, earning both a specialty certificate in orthodontics, as well as a Master of Science degree. He currently maintains clinical privileges at St. Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, NJ where he is a member of the multi-disciplinary craniofacial team that treats patients with craniofacial abnormalities.