This course is worth 2 CE. Free for DOCS Members and Trial Members. See below for details.
Expand your treatment planning acumen by watching "Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning: Ortho-Restorative Considerations," taught by restorative authority, Dr. Tony Santorsola.
In this presentation, Dr. Santorsola will demonstrate using case studies how he uses innovative considerations to restore and predictably stabilize thousands of smiles successfully, making him one of the most sought-after practitioners in the Northwest.
Dr. Santorsola’s presentation style is to show what can go right and wrong, and how best to plan for accepting future tooth loss. Learn how to work with your orthodontist to get what you need as a restorative dentist to ensure future success. A 19-page, full-color companion handout is available as part of this course. It includes all the charts and stats to determine tooth size, arch discrepancies, and more.
- Pretreatment communication - “creative disagreement”
- Goals for orthodontic therapy focuses on restorative considerations
- Utilizing Bolton Analysis in treating the worn anterior dentition and how to determine tooth size.
- Using BioClear Matrix System for provisional composite restorations to create natural embrasures and tooth shape
- Treatment planning with Kokich's principles for altering vertical dimension in the ortho-restorative patient
- Learn to communicate treatment goals with your orthodontist to achieve optimum results in the patient with worn anterior teeth - an ever-increasing population of patients
If you're a DOCS member, you can access this timely video at no charge as part of your benefits. Visit your Dashboard to find the video there.
If you’re not currently a DOCS Member, we are offering a 2-month trial* of our membership that allows you free access to this video, as well as others, for only $1.
Simply click the "Add to Cart" button in the Trial Membership box to the left before you add the Home Study Course to your cart. It will apply a 100% discount to the price of the course.
In addition to great webinars like this one, Members receive a minimum of 12 extra CE hours a year, access to our Regulatory Counsel to guide you through compliance and answer your regulatory questions, coaching with our faculty, a listing on SedationCare.com (the largest search database for sedation dentists), and more.
To learn more about what Membership benefits are available to you, visit our Membership page.
Purchase of this course grants access for one year and requires an internet connection, computer with video and audio capabilities, and in some cases, Adobe Reader to view handouts and articles.
(AGD Code - Definition - Hours)
250 Operative (Restorative) Dentistry – 2.0 hours
Voted "Seattle's Top Dentist" in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
Dr. Santorsola earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Gonzaga University and graduated with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Washington in 1981. He has lectured extensively throughout the United States and Canada, emphasizing the importance of comprehensive treatment planning and developing coordination and communication techniques between professional offices such as the periodontist (gum specialist), orthodontist (braces), and oral surgeon.
Professional Organizations & Affiliations
- American Dental Association
- Washington State Dental Association
- Great Blue Heron Study Club
- Seattle Study Club
- Fellow & Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
Dr. Santorsola has formerly held positions as Restorative Advisor to the Seattle Study Club, and a Lecturer/Consultant for Dentsply, Paragon, Sulzer, Centerpulse, and Zimmer dental implant companies. He was also a Clinical Consultant for the Microprobe Corporation, Dental Director for the Community Health Services of Snohomish County, and a member of the Advisory Committee of Shoreline Community College's Dental Hygiene Program.
Dr. Santorsola has been voted "Seattle's Top Dentist" by his peers every year from 2009 to present. - Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
Life & Hobbies
After hours, Dr. Santorsola can often be found skiing (snow & water), biking, hiking, or kayaking! He loves the outdoors, which is reflected in his office decor.