Excellence in Clear Aligners

2-day interactive course that provides the tools for safely practicing Clear Aligner Therapy (C.A.T) in your office.

You will cover essential diagnostic and orthodontic knowledge needed to increase the scope of care in your practice. A key focus will be on how to get your patients in and out of aligner treatment with minimal fuss to optimise your practice’s profitability.

Course Topics

  • The orthodontic examination process in the digital age
  • Importance of quality records
  • Case selection and cases to avoid
  • Digital impressions along with tips and tricks for a full arch scan
  • Simulations and their value in gaining patient acceptance
  • Planning the case and communicating with the digital lab
  • Aligner software and workflow
  • Aligner attachments: What to do and when
  • Interproximal Reduction (IPR)
  • Case Planning: Participants are encouraged to bring one or two of their own cases for individual or group discussions
  • Marketing orthodontic services: How to attract the right patients
  • Managing an increase in patient flow


Dr Lachlan Crowther - Orthodontist

BDSc (Hons)(Qld) MDSc (Hons)(Ortho)(Syd) MOrtho RCS (Ed) MRACDS (Ortho)

Lachlan earned honours at UQ in 2002 before working as a Senior Dentist in rural Queensland. He later obtained a Masters in Orthodontics from the University of Sydney and founded Edge Orthodontics in Brisbane. Lachlan has also lectured at the University of Queensland, specialising in lingual orthodontics. He has a keen interest in emerging technologies, including aligner systems and custom digital bonding. Lachlan’s practice has utilised intra-oral scanning for appliance manufacturing since 2013 and introduced an in-house 3D printer system in 2020.

For more information, please email office@edgeorthodontics.com.au.

CPD points

Date & Time

Friday and Saturday | 24th & 25th May 2024

9:00am - 5:00pm


Dentsply Sirona
1/50 Borthwick Avenue, Murarrie Queensland 4172


$1990 Inc. GST
This course includes a plan review session open forum

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