Practical and Simple Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment for the General Practitioner with Dr. Lance Kisby (Hands-On)



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Presenter: Lance Kisby DMD, FASDC, FAGD, FAAPD, MAGD
Date Selection: Sunday,  April 24th, 2022
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm
CE Credits: 7
AGD Code: 370
Subject: Orthodontics
Sponsors: Shofu Dental Corporation, Rocky Mountain Orthodontics, Kettenbach USA
*Boxed lunch included

Course Description:

In this course, the general dentist will receive detailed instruction as well as a hands-on portion on how pediatric dentists treat many common orthodontic problems with techniques that can be done in the office. Specific topics to be covered include:

  1. How to do an orthodontic exam and what that information means
  2. Primary vs permanent teeth ideal occlusion
  3. The preferred sequence of eruption of primary and permanent teeth
  4. Diagnosis and managing ankylosis of primary teeth and congenitally missing permanent teeth
  5. Diagnosing and early treatment of space management, anterior cross-bites, and posterior cross-bites
  6. Indications and contraindications for simple appliances such as maxillary expansion appliances, correcting single tooth maxillary lingual cross-bites, habit breaking appliances, and space maintainers
  7. The role of enlarged tonsils and airway issues in malocclusion
  8. Diagnosing common eruption problems from multiple panorexes


At the conclusion of this course, participants will learn:

  • Understand the management and treatment of agenesis and ankylosis cases
  • How to diagnose and treat anterior and posterior cross-bites and thumb/tongue
  • Diagnose and treat common eruption problems by way of multiple panorexes
  • Know the indications and contraindications for space maintainers
  • Recognize when a case should be referred to the orthodontist

The Hands-On portion will include:

  1. An interactive session of diagnosing and interpreting eruption problems from multiple panorexes
  2. Placing bands and taking impressions for a space maintainer on a typodont and writing a prescription for each of the common interceptive appliances

About the Speaker


Dr. Lance Kisby

Dr. Kisby is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  After completing his Residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Floating Hospital at New England Medical Center in Boston, MA, Dr. Kisby was Chief of Pediatric Dentistry and Assistant Director of Dentistry at R.I. Hospital in Providence, RI.  He then went on to spend 17 years in private practice in Massachusetts until he accepted the position of Chief of Pediatric Dentistry at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, CT.  He has been Board Certified in Pediatric Dentistry since 1983, was a former Contributing editor to the Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, he has multiple publications, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry as well as a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Kisby had created two Pediatric Dental Residencies, one in Danville, PA and the second in Wilmington, DE, where he was Program director of both programs.  Dr. Kisby is a Clinical Instructor in Pediatric Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  He is currently the staff Pediatric Dentist at the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Lac du Flambeau, WI with the IHS.  Dr. Kisby has over 40 years of clinical and teaching experience thus bringing new and exciting techniques and insights to those dentists and staff who treat children.

"Dr. Kisby has a wealth of knowledge, experience and has a great sense of humor. He makes the subject interesting and gives a lot of practical tips. A class not to be missed!"

-Dr. Madhukar Patel, Duarte, CA

"My experience was enjoyable with knowledge and not boring. I would recommend to take his class"

-Dr. Nilima Patel, Duarte, CA

Additional information

Date Selection:

Sunday, April 24, 2022


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