Congress Program

As we Bring the Future into Focus for our 2020 Orthodontic Congress, the Program Committee have worked on an outstanding Congress Program showcasing international and national speakers.

The Congress will commence with a combined program for Doctors and Auxiliaries on Friday 20 March and will continue throughout the weekend, with the Auxiliary official program concluding Sunday 22 March and the Doctors program concluding on Monday 23 March.

To view the full preliminary program please see below.

 

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Doctors Program

 

Thursday 19 March 2020

08:00 – 18:00 Registration Desk Open
09:30 – 17:30

Pre-Congress Workshops
Workshop one:
Skeletal Anchorage for Improvement of Orthodontic and Orthopedic Treatment Options – Orthomax
Presenter: Professor Benedict Wilmes

 

 

Friday 20 March 2020

08:00 – 18:00 Registration Desk Open
08:00 – 12:30 Half Day Pre-Congress Workshops
Workshop two: 
3M Innovations: Dr. Shane Langley: Taking Back Control; Bringing Choice to the Patient
Workshop three: Dental Monitoring: Dr Steve Semaan
Workshop four: The Metrics of Winning: Data Analytics that Drive your Practice Performance: Mary Beth Kirkpatrick (open to doctors, practice managers & financial
co-ordinators)
13:15 – 13:30 Official Congress Opening
13:30 – 14:15

Myofunctionals and Airways – Separating Myth from Reality
Dr. Peter Miles

14:15 – 15:00

Paediatric Sleep Breathing Disorders: How Early is too Early for an Orthodontist to Manage These Cases?
Prof. Carlos Flores-Mir

15:00 – 15:15

Comfort Break

15:15 – 16:00

Sleep Disordered Breathing: Waking up to Reality
Dr. Sanj Kandasamy

16:00 – 16:30

Panel Discussion: Controversies in Orthodontics
Q&A

17:00 – 18:00 Stanley Wilkinson Oration
18:00 – Late President’s Reception

 

Saturday 21 March 2020

08:00 – 18:00 Registration Desk Open
08:30 – 08:40 TMD and Orthodontics: Articulating the evidence
Dr. Sanj Kandasamy
08:40 – 09:20

Help! My Smile Looks Great but my Jaw Clicks
Prof. Mauro Farella

09:20 – 10:00

TMD Diagnosis – It´s all About Mastication
Dr. Domingo Martin

10:00 – 10:45 Trade Opening
Morning Tea / Trade Exhibition
10:45 – 11:30 Indications and Techniques of Autotransplantation 
Dr. Mitsohiro Tsukiboshi
11:30 – 12:15 Autotransplantation of Teeth – an Australian Experience
Dr. Geoff Dance (OMFS)
12:15 – 13:15

Lunch / Trade Exhibition
TopsOrtho Women in Orthodontics Luncheon

13:15 – 14:00 TMD Treatment – It’s all About the Vertical Dimension
Dr. Domingo Martin
14:00 – 14:45 Aesthetic Pre-Prosthodontic Treatment Opportunities by Using Orthodontic Mini-Implants
Prof. Benedict Wilmes
15:00 – 15:30  Afternoon Tea / Trade Exhibition
15:30 – 16:15 Patient Satisfaction and Factors that Influence their Response Amoung Users of Clear Aligners
Prof. Carlos Flores-Mir
16:15 – 17:00  Digital Treatments Enhanced by CBCT and TADs
Dr. Ashley Smith
17:00 – 19:00 Happy Hour in the Trade Exhibition
19:00 Free night

Sunday 22 March 2020

08:00 – 18:00  Registration Desk Open
07:30 – 8:15 3M Recent Graduates Breakfast
08:30 – 09:15 Class III Treatment in Adults: Surgery or Compensation? How Palatal TADs may help us to Widen the Possibilities

Prof. Benedict Wilmes

09:15 – 09:45

Implant Anchorage and CAD-CAM Technology: A Match Made in Heaven

Dr. Siva Vasudavan

09:45 – 10:00

ASO FRE AWARDS

10:00 – 10:45  Morning Tea / Trade Exhibition
10:45 – 11:30 Wound Healing Around Transplanted Teeth

Dr. Mitsohiro Tsukiboshi

11:30 – 12:15 ASO AGM
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch / Trade Exhibition
13:15 – 14:00 Working with your Surgeon

Dr. Geoff Dance (OMFS)

14:00 – 14:45 Post-Treatment Growth – The Reality of Nature Versus Nurture

Dr. Mithran Goonewardene

14:45 – 15:30   Afternoon Tea / Trade Exhibition
15:30 – 16:15 What can Genetics say About Functional Appliances Growing the Mandible?

Prof. James Hartsfield

16:15 – 17:00  Complex Cases Made Easy Using Digital Planning and Some Pieces of Plastic

Dr. Sarah Lawrence

19:00 – Late American Orthodontics Congress Party Night

Monday 23 March 2020

08:00 – 18:00 Registration Desk Open
08:30 – 09:15 Finishing – There are no Secrets
Dr. Domingo Martin
09:15 – 10:00

Smile Aesthetics: Are we Seeing What Patients See?
Prof. Carlos Flores-Mir

10:00 – 10:45  Morning Tea / Trade Exhibition
10:45 – 11:30 The Great Divide: Doubters, Devotees and the Evidence about Aligners
Dr. Tony Weir
11:30 – 12:15

Management of the Pulp and Dental Trauma in Clinical Orthodontics
Dr. Mitsohiro Tsukiboshi

12:15 – 13:15 Lunch / Trade Exhibition
13:15 – 14:00 Future Visions in Digital Orthodontics
Dr. Rhonda Coyne
14:00 – 14:30 Managing Visible Space Closure During Clear Aligner Therapy
Dr. Steve Semaan
14:30 – 14:45 ASO Congress 2022 Presentation 
14:45 – 15:30   Afternoon Tea 
15:30 – 16:15

3D Technology – Is it a Game Changer for the Interdisciplinary Patient?
Dr. Alex Yusupov

16:15 – 17:00

Orthodontics of the Future: Doom or Gloom?
Prof. Mauro Farella

19:00 – Late Ormco ASO Member Dinner

 

Auxiliary Program

 

Friday 20 March 2020

08:00 – 18:00 Registration Desk Open
13:15 – 13:30 Official Congress Opening
13:30 – 14:15

Myofunctionals and Airways – Separating Myth from Reality
Dr. Peter Miles

14:15 – 15:00

Paediatric Sleep Breathing Disorders: How Early is too Early for an Orthodontist to Manage These Cases?
Prof. Carlos Flores-Mir

15:00 – 15:15

Break

15:15 – 16:00

Sleep Disordered Breathing: Waking up to Reality
Dr. Sanj Kandasamy

16:00 – 16:30

Panel Discussion: Controversies in Orthodontics
Q&A

17:00 – 18:00 Stanley Wilkinson Oration
18:00 – Late President’s Reception

 

Saturday 21 March 2020

08:00 – 18:00  Registration Desk Open
08:30 – 09:30 The View from the Top
LeeAnn Peniche
09:30 – 10:30

Difficult conversations in difficult situations
Dr. Annalene Weston

10:30 – 10:45 Give A Smile
Dr. Jonathon Rooke
10:45 – 11:15 Trade Opening
Morning Tea / Trade Exhibition
11:15 – 11:45

Debands The End Result
Michael Kerr 

11:45 – 12:30 The “New” New Patient Process
LeeAnn Peniche
12:30 – 13:15

Office systems to help a doctor manage hundreds of active Invisalign patient
Dr. Steve Semaan

13:15 – 14:00 Lunch / Trade Exhibition
14:00 – 15:45

First and Last Lasting Impressions
Rosemary Bray

15:45 – 16:15 Afternoon Tea / Trade Exhibition
16:15 – 17:00 3D Printing and In-House Aligners: Tips to Create an Efficient In-House Digital Lab
Amy Stephenson
17:00 – 19:00 Happy Hour in Trade Exhibition
19:00 Free Evening

Sunday 22 March 2020

08:00 – 18:00 Registration Desk Open
08:30 – 09:15 Future Visions in Digital Orthodontics

Dr Rhonda Coyne

09:15 – 9:45 Building your practice profile through social media marketing – an introduction to social media marketing for orthodontists

Larissa Thorne

9:45 – 10:45 Maximum Success

LeeAnn Peniche

10:45 – 11:15 Morning Tea / Trade Exhibition
11:15 – 13:15 Communicate Well! On the Phone, In Writing, Face to Face

Rosemary Bray

13:15 – 14:00 Lunch/ Trade Exhibition
14:00 – 15:00

The Metrics of Winning for High Performance Teams

Mary Beth Kirkpatrick

15:00 – 15:45 Medical emergencies in the dental setting

Dr. Geoff Dance

15:45 – 16:15 Afternoon Tea / Trade Exhibition
16:15 – 17:00 Strength in Strategy

LeeAnn Peniche

19:00 – Late American Orthodontics Congress Party Night

 

Monday 23 March 2020

08:00 – 18:00 Registration Desk Open
08:30 – 12:30
08:30 – 15:30
08:30 – 15:30
Auxiliary Workshops
Half Day Workshop: Rock the YES: Cindy James and LeeAnn Peniche
Full Day Workshop: A Day with Bray – The New Patient Experience: Rosemary Bray
Full Day Workshop: New Horizons in Digital Orthodontics – A Technology Platform Update: 3M, Ormco, Invisilign and Suresmile

 

Pre-Congress Workshops

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Auxiliary Workshops

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Social Program

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