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COMPARISON

ORTHO COURSE COMPARISON CHART
There are a few Ortho courses out there that offer different things. How do they all compare? What is right for you?

Here is a handy chart to help you decide which features you want out of an Ortho course.

Ortho Course
Comparison Chart

Canadian/Comprehensive Straight Wire and Functional Orthodontic Program

Other Large Multi Session Courses

Cookie Cutter “Cook Book” Courses

Small 1 or 2 Day Events on Special Ortho Topics

Makes It Easy for You

✔️
Easy but thorough

✔️
Some

✔️

✔️

Certificate Of Completion

✔️

✔️

✔️

          X

Course Changes Every Year – Modern / Future
Updated Information

✔️
Learn what the future of orthodontics would look like

✔️
unknown

Various

Various

Confidence And Competence To Do Orthodontics

✔️

Understand what to treat within your skill level.

✔️
Partial

X

X

Finish Any Cases

✔️

✔️
Partial

X

X

Recognize, Diagnose and Treat Any Age Patient (Child to Adult)

✔️

✔️

X

X

Limited Students = Max Teach Time And Individualized Treatment

✔️

Unique mentorship

8-10 docs

✔️

X

X

Case Studies Presented At Every Session

✔️

✔️
Some

X

X

*** Start Cases Immediately? ***

✔️
As soon as session 1

✔️
Partial

X

X

Beginners And Advanced Welcome

✔️

✔️

One or the other

One or the other

Course Instructor Mentorship

✔️

X

            X

X

Course age

37 consecutive years

Various

Various

Various

~NO B.S.~
Evidence Based
Approach to Ortho Methods and Products

✔️

X
May receive funding and biased towards Ortho companies’ products

X

X

Will Help You During and Afterwards No Matter What Company You Buy Your Ortho Products From

✔️

X
May turn you down if you don’t use their preferred vendor

X

X

Complete Course

✔️

X

X

X

Comes With training Supplies and Materials

✔️

✔️

✔️

✔️

80 Years Combined Orthodontic Knowledge

✔️

✔️

✔️

✔️

Canadian Content

✔️

✔️

✔️

✔️

Includes the Business of Orthodontics and how to run it properly

✔️

✔️

✔️

✔️

Differential Dx

✔️
Made easy with the
“CSW Charting System”TM

X
Lacking the CSW Charting System

X

X

Manual

USB´s of ALL course content

Around 1,000 pages.
If their course is truly comprehensive, what are you missing?

Small if any

None

Number Of Sessions

5 sessions,  2 full days, 10 hours/day

Less than 4 x 2 day sessions

1 or 2 days

1 or 2

CE Credits

75 RCDSO “Category 2” 15/session, 100 AGD Credits

 

Less than 150

< 50?

< 20?

Location

Canada with Canadian content

US and Some Canada

US and Some Canada

US and Some Canada

Cost / session… bonuses 

$2,295 CAD SESSION + HST – Limited to 8-10 docs – Health; Wellness; Financial component; SEE PATIENTS IN TREATMENT

$2,500 + HST

Various, not complete

Various, not complete

It is one of only a VERY FEW PRIVATE INDEPENDENT COURSES APPROVED BY ADA AND THE CANADIAN PROVINCIAL BODIES