Comprehensive Basic Straight Wire Orthodontics – Session 5

Dr. Brad Williams · January 24, 2024

Course CE

  • 100 CE Hours – Completing all 5 sessions of this course will give you 100 continuing education credit hours recognized by PACE and CERP. You will also recieve a certificate of completion upon completing all 5 sessions of this course.
  • This course includes a number of hands-on exercises these will be graded and must receive a passing grade in order to complete the course. These assignments will include uploading pictures of your completed exercises.

What is included?

  • Purchasing this course will give you access to all 5 sessions of the Comprehensive Straight Wire Orthodontics Course. The initial price is the full fee for all 5 sessions.
  • This course will be available in timed intervals. The first session will be available 30 days after registration to allow you to receive/purchase course materials, and exercises.
  • Live calls will be available at intervals throughout the course and will allow you to ask questions, review cases and learn from peers who are taking the same course.
  • This course will be accessible to a single doctor for 1 year. This course cannot be shared and is not permitted for use with multiple doctors or team members.


Session 5 Content


  • Elastic Strategies
  • .018 x .025 SS Sectionals & Cross Arch Elastics
  • Retention with Bond-A-Braid

What will you learn?

  • Review of Class I & Class II Treatment Mechanics
  • Various Sagittal & Transverse Appliances
  • Case Finishing Techniques
  • Elastic Strategies
  • Retention: What to Use and When
  • Clear Aligner Therapy & its Indications
  • GP Orthodontic Practice Management
  • More Basic Cephalometrics
  • Diagnosing & Treatment Planning Your Cases
  • General Review

Who is this course for?

  • General Dentist
  • Pediatric Dentist
  • New to Orthodontics

Course Requirements

Course exercises will be provided as part of your course purchase, however, you will need to purchase tools and other supplies from our course supplier, Ortho Arch. Your Ortho Arch course contact is Kristi McCoskey. You will be given a course supply list and instructions when you purchase the course.

Course Content

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About Instructor

Dr. Brad Williams

Dr. Bradford R. Williams practices in Skiatook, Oklahoma, where his family has been residents for over 70 years. He graduated from The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry (OUCOD) in 1982, and while in school, he was a contributing clinician to the Herbert T. Shillingburg, Jr., D.D.S. textbook entitled, Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth. He has practiced general dentistry since 1982 and general practice orthodontics since 1983. Today, Dr. Brad remains very active in the AOS, having previously served on their Board of Directors. In 2009, he was awarded AOS Fellowship and became a member of the AOS Academy of Diplomates in 2010. Currently, he is the AOS Senior Instructor for the Basic and Intermediate courses in Non-Extraction Straight Wire Orthodontics previously taught by the late Dr. David Jackson and the late Dr. Robert Gerety.

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Course Includes

  • 8 Lessons
  • 25 Topics
  • 19 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate

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