The Highest-Rated and Most Comprehensive Education for
Knowledge and Confidence with Aligner Therapy

Drs. Moshiri and Nicozisis take their years of experience and concentrate it down into a 4 month online intensive course. As firsts among equal, Drs. Moshiri and Nicozisis consider their obligation to help their fellow specialists become adept at doing orthodontics with aligners. As aligner market demand increases and penetration expands, this course will get you up to speed and refine your skills, knowledge, and confidence. Effective and efficient, The Aligner Intensive Fellowship allows you to do this at your convenience without traveling! Our doctors from all over the world have continued to benefit from our course and many retake the course for updates. In fact, 96% of our fellowship participants recommend this course to their colleagues. Is it your turn?

Start by May 3rd, Get Up to $1700 off of Lab Fees from Align! 

*$100 off up to 17 non-adult cases during the course. Limited to North American Orthodontists taking the course for the first time. 

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ADA CERP Continuing Education Recognition Program

Sample Course Videos

Take a look at a couple of short sample videos to get a feel for the education you will experience
in the 17-week Aligner Intensive Fellowship.

 
 

A Comprehensive Course Reviewing the Biomechanics of Clear Aligner Therapy for Every Malocclusion, Including Clinical Systems and Business Considerations.

IMPORTANT! It is expected that participants have a comprehensive understanding of orthodontic biomechanics with at least 2 years of full-time orthodontic practice and advanced training.

What you'll get:

  • On-Demand Video Lectures on 12 Unit Topics over 17 Weeks (Available for one year from when the course begins.)
  • TAIF Community Q and A Forum Access for One Year
  • Access to Invisalign Pro in North America
  • 45 hours of ADA CERP

May 3rd Course BONUS! Up to $1700 of Lab Fees from Align!
*$100 off up to 17 non-adult cases during the course. Limited to North American Orthodontists taking the course for the first time.

If you are retaking the course or are a member of faculty, residency, military, or multiple partner/associate practice please contact us for special pricing. [email protected]

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The Aligner Intensive Felllowship Syllabus

  1. Week 1: Proper treatment planning and case submission
    • Records review- occlusal markings, etc.
    • Itero scanning
    • Case submission forms
    • Bonding of attachments, tray delivery recommendations, OHI
    • In-office systems/ processes for delivery and appointment sequencing
  2. Weeks 2-3: Biomechanical considerations of moving teeth with plastic
    • Thorough discussion with examples of every type of orthodontic movement with plastic, and the considerations behind them (attachment design, overtreatment of movements if needed, etc.) to address extrusion, rotation, torque, second order bodily movement, etc.
  3. Week 4: Thorough review of the Clincheck Pro software
    • Review of  benefits and detriments of optimized versus conventional attachments
    • Discussion of all of the tools within the software to aid in diagnosis and treatment planning
      • Staging Tool- elaboration of tooth velocities associated  with certain movements
      • Tooth Size Discrepancy Analysis Tool
      • Treatment Overview Tab, Tooth Movement Assessment, Tooth Mov’t Table
      • Attachment and Precision Cut Interface
      • Superimposition Tool
      • Grid Tool
  4. Week 5: Treating the transverse dimension with Invisalign, AND a review incorporating the Bolton Analysis/TSD into your diagnosis for proper set-up of your Clincheck and more predictable clinical results
    • Phase I mechanics prior to comprehensive treatment
    • Invisalign First/ interceptive orthodontics with Invisalign
    • A review of interproximal reduction (IPR) as it applies to the Invisalign system, and proper IPR techniques will also be reviewed
  5. Weeks 6-7: Deep Bite malocclusions
    • Discussion of attachments needed for anchorage to make treatment predictable, along with proper staging and mechanics will be reviewed
    • Adult versus teen considerations
    • Case discussion and examples
  6. Weeks 8-9: Open Bite malocclusions
    • Discussion of attachments needed for anchorage to make treatment predictable, along with proper staging and mechanics will be reviewed
    • Adult versus teen considerations
    • Case discussion and examples
  7. Weeks 10-11: Class II malocclusions
    • Discussion of attachments needed for anchorage to make treatment predictable, along with proper staging and mechanics will be reviewed
    • Case discussion and examples- adult versus teen consideration for the following
      • Molar rotation correction
      • Segmental distalization
      • Arch coordination- aka “bite jump”
      • Phase I adjuncts”- MARA, Carriere distalizers, etc.
      • The Mandibular Advancement Feature (MAF) from Invisalign
  8. Week 12: Class III malocclusions
    • Discussion of attachments needed for anchorage to make treatment predictable, along with proper staging and mechanics will be reviewed
    • Case discussion and examples- adult versus teen considerations for the following
      • Lower or upper segmental movements versus arch coordination (ie bite jump)
      • Tooth size discrepancy and CR-CO shifts
  9. Week 13: Orthognathic surgical considerations
    • Orthognathic surgery: Single jaw, double jaw, and segmental maxillary surgery considerations will all be reviewed
      • Presurgical leveling and alignment
      • Surgical considerations for both the orthodontist and Oral surgeon
      • Post-surgical finishing
  10. Week 14: Extraction and impaction/exposure considerations with Invisalign
    • Cuspid exposure considerations/scenarios
    • Extractions: lower incisor and premolar extraction considerations
      • Discussion of attachments needed for anchorage to make treatment predictable, along with proper staging and mechanics will be reviewed
      • Case discussion and examples
    • Complex malocclusions treated with TADs and aligners
  11. Weeks 15-16: Finishing and retention considerations when treating with aligners
    • Diagnosis and treating the 12 causes of posterior open bites with aligners
      • Finishing mechanics
      • Retention choices and considerations
    • 3D printing of Aligners- processes and considerations
  12. Week 17: The economics of treating more Invisalign cases in your practice
    • Invisalign consultations
    • The “plastic employee”, and how to treat cost effectively with aligners
    • Discussions of down payment structures
    • Economic consideration of 3D printing/in-house fabrication of aligners versus sending the case out

***There will not be any individual case review/mentorship on this forum, as given the amount of material and discussion required to comprehensively learn the content, there simply is not enough time. Drs. Moshiri and Nicozisis will show many comprehensive case examples, with a discussion of what the original case set-up was from Invisalign, and what was done to change the Clincheck to get the actual clinical outcome.

Meet Your Instructors

Dr. Maz Moshiri

Dr. Mazyar Moshiri

– Private practice in St. Louis, MO alongside his father and sister

– Align Tech Faculty and member of Align Clinical Research Network

– Consultant for YourOrthoCoach.com

– Lead educator for the launch of both the Class II protocols of Invisalign G4

– Lead educator for the launch of Deep Bite Solutions of Invisalign G5.

– Assistant Clinical Professor at the Saint Louis University Center for Advanced Dental Education, where he developed a clinical focus on the use of Invisalign.

– Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a Fellow, American College of Dentists.

Please click here to learn more about Dr. Moshiri:  http://www.smilesaintlouis.com/maz-moshiri-orthodontist/

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports a financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Dr. Jonathan Nicozisis

Dr. Jonathan Nicozisis

– Private Practice Princeton and West Windsor, NJ

– Align Tech Faculty and member of Align Clinical Research Network

– Co-authored Text Book chapter with Invisalign Director of R+D and Dr. Orhan Tuncay, 2014

– 1 of 4 doctors to first pilot test and treat teenagers in 2008

– Consultant for YourOrthoCoach.com

– Over 400 Lectures given nationally and internationally on aligner therapy

– Propel S.A.B. and Clinical Research Member

– Angle Society Member

Please click here to learn more about Dr. Nicozisis:  http://princetonorthodontics.net/#dr-nicozisis

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports a financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Dr. Regina Blevins

Dr. Regina Blevins

Dr. Blevins started her career in dentistry in 1980 as a Dental hygiene graduate of C.S. Mott community college. She attended the University of Michigan where she received her degree in dentistry in 1987. Her appreciation and love for the fine art of the cosmetic side of dentistry led her to pursue her orthodontic graduate training at the University of Minnesota, where she received her Master of Science and a certificate in orthodontics and Master of Science Degree in 1991. Dr. Blevins enjoys staying up to date on the latest developments in orthodontics by maintaining a rigorous continuing education schedule. Her professional memberships, awards, and associations include:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Dakota County Study Club
  • Paul District Dental Society
  • Minnesota Association of Orthodontists (2013-2014 vice president)
  • Minnesota Association of Orthodontists (2014-2015 president)
  • #1 Invisalign Provider in Minnesota and #1 provider of Teen treatment worldwide
  • Invisalign Provider – Diamond Plus Status 5000+ historical cases
  • Align Tech Faculty member and was awarded Master Faculty status in 2018
  • International Lecturer on clear aligner techniques

When she is out of the office Dr. Blevins enjoys living an active lifestyle and spending time with her husband Tom and their four children, Noah, Rachel, Lucy, and Will. As a family, they enjoy doing yoga, Taekwondo (Dr. Blevins is a black belt!), and spending time in their backyard cooking, gardening, and relaxing.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Willy Dayan, DDS

Dr. Willy Dayan

Dr. Dayan received his DDS from the University of Toronto in 1986. Following a year of general practice residency at the Montreal Jewish General Hospital and two years in private general practice, he returned to the University of Toronto and completed his diploma in Orthodontics in 1991. He has been a guest lecturer at multiple conventions and meetings worldwide and continues to lecture at the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Toronto on regular basis.

Dr. Dayan became an Invisalign provider in the fall of 1999, has treated over 3000 cases and coached over 15,000 ClinChecks in his coaching site. He is currently an Elite Premier Provider of Invisalign. Dr. Dayan is a registered speaker for Invisalign and currently teaches orthodontists internationally how to use aligners to achieve excellent results even in the most challenging cases. He is a member of the Invisalign Clinical Studies Group involved in the research and development of new and effective Invisalign techniques.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports a financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Dr. Don Spillers

Don Spillers, DMD, MS

Dr. Spillers owns a private practice in Middle Georgia with two locations. In the course of his 26-year career, he has steadily pushed the boundaries of technology within the orthodontic industry in search of greater effectiveness and efficiency. He was an early adopter of 3D imaging, intraoral scanning, and 3D printing and has been an innovator of digital workflow.
As a Diamond Plus Provider, Spillers has treated over 3,700 cases using Invisalign technology. His office is one of three enrolled in an expander clinical trial for Invisalign. As an Align Tech Faculty member, Dr. Spillers teaches orthodontists internationally how to efficiently treat even the most difficult cases using Invisalign clear aligners.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports a financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Bart Iwasiuk, B.Sc, DDS

Dr. Bart Iwasiuk

Dr. Bart Iwasiuk has been in private practice since 2002 and using Invisalign since his residency training. He achieved Elite Provider status in 2012 and continues to push the limits of what can be accomplished using Invisalign aligners. He received his DDS from the University of Toronto and his Orthodontic Certification from the University of Rochester. His Interest in multidisciplinary dentistry stems from spending two years at the University of Washington and being influenced by members of the Seattle Study Club. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester working on developing a residency Invisalign curriculum, as well as a personal instructor on YourOrthoCoach.com. He is an International Key Note Speaker, Research consultant, and a member of the Key Opinion Leaders for Align Technologies.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports no financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Dr. Drew Ferris

Dr. Drew Ferris, DDS

Drew attended the University of Missouri – Kansas City for his DDS degree and received his certificate and Master of Science in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at Loma Linda University. He owns three private practices in Santa Barbara, California. Drew has distinguished himself as a leader in the innovative use of both clear aligners and fixed appliances in first-phase, adolescent, and complex interdisciplinary treatment. He has lectured nationally and internationally on a variety of orthodontic topics including diagnosis, treatment, and practice management. Drew is a top 1% Invisalign Diamond Plus provider, a published author, and an Invisalign faculty member. He is also a faculty member in orthodontics at Loma Linda University. In addition to working in his practice and frequent lecturing, Drew is the director of Santa Barbara Dental Study Group, where he serves as an advisor on orthodontic diagnosis and treatment techniques.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports a financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Dr. Dovi Prero

Dr. Dovi Prero

Dr. Dovi Prero is a board-certified orthodontist maintaining a private practice in Beverly Hills since 2014. He grew up in Chicago as the 3rd of 11 children and saw the impact that orthodontic treatment had on all 11 smiles. He completed dental school at UCLA and his orthodontic specialty training from USC, along with a Master’s degree in Craniofacial Biology. He holds a Master’s degree in Education from Loyola University. From early on in his practice Dovi saw the growing trend of clear aligners amongst patients and incorporated this treatment modality into his practice. He is a Top 1% Diamond Plus Invisalign Provider, one of the youngest orthodontists to achieve this award. Dovi grew his practice in this highly competitive market through the cultivation of doctor referrals, purchasing strategic practice, direct-to-consumer social media marketing,  and iTero Scanning and Invisalign Treatment. He has spoken nationally and internationally on these topics and more, events including Invisalign Ortho Summit, Invisalign Teen Summit, Study Clubs, and Align Technology iTero Factory in Tel Aviv, Israel. Dovi is honored to join the Faculty of The Aligner Intensive Fellowship, alongside some of his favorite mentors from whom he learned so much. He looks forward to teaching other doctors how to incorporate iTero Scanning and the Invisalign Outcome Simulator into their practice as he has done, along with techniques in clear aligner treatment to bring their practices to the next level.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Dr. Manal Ibrahim

Dr. Manal Ibrahim, DDS

Dr. Manal Ibrahim is a dual-trained specialist in prosthodontics and orthodontics. She attended the University of Illinois at Chicago for her undergraduate studies in Bioengineering, Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree, and her first specialty degree earning a Certificate in Advanced Combined Prosthodontics. Upon graduating, she became a faculty member at the University of Illinois and had a private practice in prosthetic, implant, aesthetic, and restorative dentistry treating adults with a variety of complex dental needs. She was also a consultant at a globally recognized dental company, Bisco, Inc., where she participated in product development, marketing, and global team training. After practicing prosthodontics for 10 years, Dr. Ibrahim headed to New York University where she received her 2nd specialty Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and is the owner of Innovative Pediatric Dentistry and Innovative Orthodontic Centers in the Chicagoland area.
Dr. Ibrahim is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Orthodontics at the University of Illinois and is heavily involved as a Dean’s Council Member, Dean’s Technology Strategic Advisory Board member, and on the Alumni Association Board of Directors.
She is an AcceleDent Key Opinion Leader and actively participates on the Align Product Development Doctor Panel. She was also involved in the Invisalign First Limited Market Release and the Vivera Pilot Study.
Dr. Ibrahim has also lectured nationally and internationally and has published several works on orthodontics, prosthodontics, and restorative dentistry.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports no financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Dr. William Layman

William Layman, BS, DMD, MBA

Dr. Layman holds a DMD from the Medical University of South Carolina, a certificate of Orthodontics from Vanderbilt University, and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Layman currently owns and operates his private practice in Clearwater, FL.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports no financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

William J. Kottemann, DDS, MS

Dr. William J. Kottemann

Dr. Bill Kottemann graduated from the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry in 1976. He completed his training in orthodontics at the University of Minnesota in 1978, obtaining a Master of Science degree.

Dr. Kottemann has been practicing orthodontics since 1978. His two sons now practice with him at five locations in the Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN area.  He has been a member of the Speakers’ Bureau for Align Technology for the last 12 years and is a member of Align Technology’s teaching faculty. Dr. Kottemann has given over 650 lectures in the United States, Canada, Singapore, France, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, and China.

He has treated over 3300 patients with Invisalign since 2000. His practice has been an Elite Top 1% Invisalign Practice since 2010. Dr. Kottemann is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and holds two patents related to esthetic orthodontic wires.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Dr. Michael Lanzetta

Michael Lanzetta, DDS

Dr. Michael Lanzetta has been in private practice in Taylor, Michigan for 30 years. He recently joined the Faculty for Align and has been speaking for Align in various capacities for 5 years. He is a beta tester for various Invisalign innovations and studies and is currently a Diamond plus provider. He started using Invisalign in 2000 and has submitted over 2800 cases. He has been an Examiner for the Michigan State Orthodontic Specialty Exam.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his/her lecture.

Barry Glaser, DMD

Dr. Barry Glaser

Dr. Barry Glaser received his DMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania and earned his orthodontic certificate from Boston University. He served as Associate Director of Orthodontics at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City from 1992 to 1995. He has maintained a private orthodontic practice in Cortlandt Manor, New York, USA since 1994. Dr. Glaser is the author of the best-selling book, “The Insider’s Guide to Invisalign Treatment.” He was an early adopter of both Invisalign Teen as well as iTero digital scanning and has extensive experience treating teens and adults of all malocclusions with Invisalign clear aligners. He is the Principal Investigator for the North American clinical trial for Invisalign Treatment with Mandibular Advancement. He is an Aligntech faculty member, an Invisalign Platinum Provider, and is a sought-after speaker for Invisalign throughout the world.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports a financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Dr. Bruce McFarlane

Bruce McFarlane, DMD, BScD, MClD, FRCD(C)

Dr. R. Bruce McFarlane maintains two private orthodontic practices in Winnipeg Manitoba and Thunder Bay Ontario Canada. As well, he is a sought-after speaker and mentor for major orthodontic innovators such as Henry Schein Orthodontics, Align Technology, and Propel Orthodontics. He has written many articles in orthodontic journals and a textbook chapter. He is a frequent commentator on orthodontic educational websites and social media channels.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports no financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Oleg Eisenstein, DMD, CAGS

Dr. Oleg Eisenstein

Dr. Eisenstein has been practicing dentistry since 2002 and orthodontics since 2008. He completed his orthodontic residency at Jacksonville University and has maintained practices in several locations in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to practicing clinical Orthodontics, Dr. Eisenstein has been at the forefront of orthodontic 3D design and printing technology and has developed several protocols for in-house aligner fabrication and treatment utilization. He has been invited to speak at multiple national and international meetings on the matter of 3D printing technology and in-house aligners.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports a financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Dr. Donna Galante

Donna Galante, DMD

Dr. Donna Galante is a board-certified orthodontist in private practice for over 30 years. She and her husband, fellow orthodontist Dr. Paul Cater, own four orthodontic specialty offices in Northern California. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where she received both her dental degree and her specialty certification in Orthodontics. For eight years she was a clinical instructor at the University of Pennsylvania Department of Orthodontics where she was twice voted “Instructor of the Year”. Currently, Dr. Galante is a guest lecturer at Harvard University School of Dentistry where she is teaching orthodontic residents how to effectively and predictably treat patients with Invisalign.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports financial interest in the products or companies discussed in her lecture.

Christian Fournier, DMD

Dr. Christian Fournier

Dr. Fournier has been speaking for Align since 2009. He is actually treating all his patients with clear aligners. As a Diamond solo Provider, he is also a coach of YourOrthoCoach.com and a speaker for the Aligner Intensive Fellowship. He is speaking across North America on Clear aligners and has been using lingual attachments for better aesthetics since 2008. He has won the Case Shootout at the Invisalign Summit in 2018.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports a financial interest in the products or companies discussed in his lecture.

Dr. Tom Hartsock

Tom Hartsock, DMD, MS

Dr. Tom Hartsock has maintained a private practice for nearly 30 years in Pikeville, Kentucky. He attended the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry and obtained a Master of Science Degree in Orthodontics from the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine. Dr. Hartsock is a nationally recognized speaker and has been featured as one of the fastest-growing Invisalign and Invisalign Teen providers in North America. His experience of transforming a traditional practice into a nearly 100% Invisalign Share of Chair has motivated and assisted others in the adoption and management of creating a digital office. Dr. Hartsock is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, a Top 1% Diamond Plus Invisalign Provider, and an Align faculty member.

Instructor Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The instructor reports financial interest in the products or companies discussed in her lecture.

Reza Movahed

Dr. Reza Movahed

Dr. Reza Movahed received a doctorate in dental medicine from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2007. His residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was completed at Nova Southeastern University, in which he was exposed to the full scope of the specialty including maxillofacial pathology, dentoalveolar surgery, implant surgery, maxillofacial reconstruction, microvascular surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, and trauma.

Following the completion of his residency, he pursued his fellowship in orthognathic and TMJ surgery at Baylor University Medical Center (Dallas, Texas).

As of January 2014, Dr. Movahed has joined the Saint Louis University Department of Orthodontics as a clinical assistant professor involved in research, teaching, and overseeing surgical orthodontic cases.