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Topics are:

  • When to expand?
  • When to extract primary canines? (and/or primary
    first molars)
  • Why is the canine impacted so often?
  • How to deal with impacted 1st molars.
  • Association of impaction with other dental or eruption
  • What should a pediatric dentist look for and when
    to refer…

Educational Objectives:

  • To better understand the causes of ectopic eruption
    and the management of ectopically erupting teeth.
  • To understand the association of impacted teeth with
    other dental and/or eruption anomalies.
  • To be better able to articulate referrals of Phase I
    candidates to the Orthodontist.

CE Credit Units:

0.5 CEU

Level of skill recommended for participants:

Of interest to Dentists, Students & Residents, Auxiliaries and Office Staff

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There are no refunds for CSPD Online CE courses. For any questions, please contact CSPD Executive Director, Paul Reggiardo, DDS, at
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Course Materials Features

  • Lessons 2
  • Topics 0
  • Quizzes 1
  • Students 10
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assignment No
  • Category Orthodontics
  • Lecture Length 23 minutes
  • Original Release Date April 24, 2016
  • Review Date October 15, 2020
  • Expiration Date October 15, 2023

Course Materials Content

View lecture, take and pass quiz before receiving your CE certificate. You must score 70% or higher to pass.
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Instructor Info:

Dr. Martin is a California native who completed dental school at Tufts University in 2004.
Following an AEGD at USC, he completed the Orthodontic residency at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio in 2007. He is currently in corporate practice in two locations in Riverside County, is a board member of the California Association of Orthodontists (CAO), as well as being a second year student in the Executive MPH Program at UCLA. He recently accepted a Board position with the AAOSI. Dr. Martin’s research projects include, “Three dimensional analysis of root surface area using Cone Beam CT”, and “Be the Match, The Dental Connection” a study examining the likelihood of bone marrow transplant donors from dental professionals. He recently presented on how social media can influence millennials to become bone marrow donors.

Instructor Disclosure of any conflicts of interest:

Dr. Martin disclosed no conflicts.

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  • Bounthom November 15, 2020

    Steve N

    Much of what we want to know about impactions. It could have been longer.

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