Protrusive Dental Podcast

Protrusive Dental Podcast

4 Invisalign Challenges – A Guide for New Providers – PDP116

May 21, 2022

Today, we will share with you some of the lessons that Dr. Avi Patel and I learned at the very beginning of delivering clear aligner treatment. If you’re just starting out, this is an excellent episode for you because it’ll help you avoid some of the pitfalls that we encountered. For example, best protocol for attachments or accurately estimating what level/complexity of aligner treatment is needed by a patient.
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Protrusive Dental Pearl: Correct a rotated tooth by means of HYPERCORRECTION. This means adding a few extra clicks of rotation so that on the clincheck it looks like you have done a little bit too much. This works because orthodontic movements are NOT 100% predictable.

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The Highlights of this episode: 

11:39 Invisalign does not teach you Orthodontics

16:49 Basic rule in Orthodontics

21:49 Patient Communication regarding fees

26:59 Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment

34:06 Refinement and Additional Aligners

38:02 Patient Communication in terms of treatment duration

41:23 Planning IPR – Best practices

43:53 Best Composite for Invisalign Attachments?

45:33 Protocol for Bonding Invisalign Attachments

If you’re finding a mentor to implement clear aligners at your practice, be sure to check out Clear Aligner Advisor also Dr. Avi’s YouTube Channel for some career advice.

If you liked this episode, you should check out Do’s and Don’ts of Aligners with Dr. Farooq Ahmed 

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