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Importance of Orthodontic Continuing Education


The demand for orthodontics amongst adult and young patients is increasing at a breakneck speed. Therefore there has been a rise in the field of method development. The extensive uses of technology in recent years have revolutionised all the fields including medicine and dentistry. Dentists used to rely on wires and brackets to fix misaligned teeth, but new technology in recent years has been extensively used for diagnosis, treatment planning, 3D imaging, and much more.

BOSS offers a variety of orthodontic continuing education courses that are specifically designed to provide you with orthodontic skills necessary to confidently identify and diagnose orthodontic cases. These include residency programs for general dentists and dental assistants as well as courses in dental practice compliance and orthodontics ranging from beginner to advanced levels.

Reasons Why You Should Enrol in Orthodontic Continuing Education

As a general dentist, enrolling in orthodontic continuing education programs is one of the smartest decisions a general dentist can make. Every field of dentistry is constantly changing and evolving as tech advancements are expanding the horizons of conventional treatment with the utilisation of new techniques. Therefore, being informed and keeping up with the latest advancements in orthodontics is important for dentists in the industry. Hands-on orthodontic continuing education programs, courses, and lectures can help you keep up with these changes.

Benefits may include
  • Expand your knowledge in modern orthodontics
  • Help patients find the care they need by offering a more comprehensive expertise
  • Confidently diagnose and come up with treatment plans for patients
  • Research has shown an interactive environment such as seminars, specifically in medical and dentistry subjects, is helpful to motivate and push participants to engage more in the industry.
  • Expanding your knowledge in modern orthodontics and incorporating it into their existing practice can enhance efficiency and additional alternatives that are useful to improve the quality and speed of orthodontic treatments.

Comprehensive Orthodontic Courses

Through our comprehensive orthodontic courses, you can get the necessary information needed to diagnose any case in orthodontics, providing clinical and instructive knowledge of orthodontics. Courses are specifically designed incorporating the latest and enhanced concepts to quickly identify risks of treatment to patients and develop strategies to minimise them. What sets our orthodontic program for the general dentist apart from all others? BOSS takes a holistic approach to dental education. Orthodontist-led training and 1-1 orthodontic coaching, Dr. Katyal draws upon vast experiences across the most up-to-date science in the provision of designing customised orthodontic treatment plans to deliver effective and efficient orthodontic treatments

Progressive Orthodontic Seminars

Boss offers a range of seminars and accredited diploma courses that are specifically designed to provide you with orthodontic skills necessary to confidently identify and treat malocclusion. Proper understanding of modern orthodontics is also key to being a good orthodontist. We strive to help you achieve the level of confidence and success needed as orthodontics continuing education can help you keep up with the latest techniques and provide better care for your patients. View our website for more progressive seminars and courses that will help you unlock your full potential.

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What People Are Saying

  • I started this course unsure of how much I would benefit. The in-person lectures were fantastic (although the course is now 100% online) where I made good friends and learned a lot. The online resources are extensive and second to none, accessible at your convenience. The webinars were great – usually with the right mix of teaching, cases demonstrated and the attendees’ cases being discussed. I was also invited to deliver a webinar on intra-oral scanners, 3D printers and in house aligner manufacturing (from a dentist’s point of view) – which I enjoyed.
    Most of all the course gave significantly more confidence what can be done with aligners, how plan the setup efficiently with the end in mind and how to make the processes to get there smoother. As a result, a MUCH larger chunk of my work is now aligner based. My conversion rate for aligner treatments has definitely increased along with my confidence. The course has easily paid for itself. Full disclosure: I was invited to deliver a webinar on intra-oral scanners, 3D printers and in house aligner manufacture to my BOSS batch mates, which I also thoroughly enjoyed doing. I declined any remuneration for this, although it was offered.
    Dr Shammi Moopen, Dentist, VIC
  • Having always steered away from clear aligners and only stuck with fixed braces, I’ve finally decided to give aligners a go this year. BOSS is extremely practical, informative and backed up by heaps of research. Dr. V is a great mentor, she’s always helpful and truthful. The team at BOSS and CCC smiles are just amazing, always there to help you whenever you need, even if it was a question that’s been repetitively asked many many times. I would highly recommend BOSS to anyone who wishes to start their journey in digital orthodontics. With Dr. V and her team behind me, my confidence level is soooo much higher and I feel like I am delivering my treatment to a higher standard and overall making me a better clinician. Thank you Dr. V!!

    Dr Claire Chiu, Dentist QLD
  • I joined BOSS in 2018 for the full year, and the wealth of knowledge that Vandana shares is immeasurable! This course is perfect for absolute beginners and also those with more experience, and Vandana caters it perfectly for the whole group. All her information is evidence based and very relatable for general dentists, giving you information that those “generic” 1-3 day clear aligner courses cannot give you. BOSS is a very comprehensive course. I highly recommend it, I plan to join BOSS again!

    Dr Michelle Sujenie, Dentist VIC
  • Since I have joined the postgraduate diploma in orthodontics I have noticed all the applied practical learning/knowledge on my patients and I am only half way through the year. Dr Vandana is a genuine educator. She goes way beyond to simplify every lecture and I really like her evidence based information and that is available for us 24/7. Her webinars helped a lot for busy dentists and loved the feedback we get in the one on one sessions with our cases. It make us think every step of the way. But the best thing I like is to see she is giving back to the community and her association with Smile Train in helping children with cleft palate is just beyond words. Thank you so much for being nice and approachable.

    Dr Claudia Braybon, Dentist
  • Received my Diploma in Digital Orthodontics from BOSS and couldn’t be more stoked! Huge shout out to Dr Vandana Katyal and the BOSS team for a wonderful year. I would recommend BOSS to every dentist no matter their level of experience with Orthodontics and clear aligners. Starting off with barely any orthodontic experience, I have commenced about 9 cases in the matter of months and BOSS gave me the confidence to predictably deliver results for my patients through clear aligners which are the future of modern orthodontics.
    Dr Sarang Sathe, Dentist NSW
  • Dr Katyal shares so much of her own protocol and is extremely generous not only with her time but with the well thought out information she provides along with the course such as inventory lists, marketing material and case presentation templates. She tailors her advice to your own experience and helps with appropriate case selection, points out possible pitfalls and helps you understand how to overcome them. The course is also up-to-date using the latest technologies in orthodontics and is heavily evidence-based.

    I would recommend it to anyone wanting to start doing some orthodontic treatment or looking for a more comprehensive course to assist in some ortho they are already doing.

    Dr Becky Dudman, Melbourne

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