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Orthodontic Hands On Training for Dental Hygienists

This is a unique Orthodontic Training Course for Dental Hygienists who are looking to hone in their skills in an orthodontic or a general practice. It is designed to update hygienists’ knowledge of orthodontic theory and the most current and cutting edge procedures, like the use of Invisalign, Lingual braces and Accelerated tooth movement. Growth, development and the etiology of malocclusions are integrated with clinical aspects of practice (including placement and the use of bands, brackets, archwire types and bends). Focus on the significance of diagnostic records in the design of treatment plans.

What is different and unique about our course

  • ONE-ON-ONE training – we train one hygienist at a time in our clinical environment
  • All procedures are performed on our patients, not on typodonts, under close supervision of an Orthodontist and our clinical staff
  • Clinical skills are taught in a logical sequence of an every-day-orthodontic-office-flow.
  • Theory seminars will be conducted over lunch hours
  • Total of 50 hours of training
  • Certificate of Completion of Orthodontic Training

Course Director

Dr. Naslenas successfully pioneered several continuing education courses that she teaches to dentists and dental specialists. In addition to her work at Orthodontic Studio, Dr. Naslenas also works at the Hospital for Sick Children. There she’s committed to working with children with craniofacial anomalies, cleft lips and palate syndrome, and other developmental challenges. Dr. Sky believes strongly that a positive self-image and self-confidence can result from proper orthodontic care, and that belief and commitment is the foundation upon which Orthodontic Studio is built. “It’s a privilege and an honour to be able to positively impact people’s self-esteem and confidence. Our goal is to train hygienists who will provide orthodontic care at a standard of excellence. We want to deliver orthodontic knowledge and skills that exceed your expectations.