Gerety Comprehensive Orthodontic Programs are committed to incorporating the most current and enhanced orthodontic concepts as we teach the General Dentist to master orthodontics and to successfully integrate it into their general practice. Our course is taught in Dallas, TX utilizing the same core principles and techniques created, perfected and documented for over 35 years by Big Bob himself. Maintaining the same high standards, today’s Gerety team lead by Kay Gerety, continue to present Big Bob’s curriculum while adding their innovations, new cases and mechanics, updating materials and products and promoting cutting edge techniques and technology in the classroom. For more than 40 years, Gerety Orthodontic Seminars has paved the way, providing general and pediatric dentists a comprehensive orthodontic program teaching predictable and proven mechanics for treating patients through a non-extraction method. We have continued to build on those fundamentals, incorporating earlier, early treatment protocol to diagnose and treat airway issues, realizing that nasal breathing, appropriate tongue posture, and relaxed facial musculature during rest and function is critical for letting our patients reach their maximum genetic potential. Our student- teacher ratio and continued support is unparalleled to any other program. Our team of 5 instructors provides each student with dedicated individual support in and out of the classroom, proving our commitment to your success!
This course will show you innovative solutions that will make orthodontics fun, easy, rewarding, and profitable. The addition of orthodontics to your practice not only increases your profitability, but also adds a new and challenging dimension of service to your patients and practice. This course is ideally structured for the general or pediatric dentist with no orthodontic training other than dental school. Just as you have learned a technique for every other aspect of dentistry, Dr. Gerety’s method of teaching orthodontics will also provide you with a predictable technique. Each session builds on information, presented in the same sequence you will encounter in treatment delivery. When you have completed this course, you will have the knowledge, skill, and confidence to treat 80% of the malocclusions that come into your office.
This comprehensive, five-session (100-hour) seminar series will focus on the fundamentals of orthodontics and is designed exactly as you would treat a patient, from diagnosis and treatment planning, to case finishing mechanics. Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:
• Select the appropriate cases to treat
• Diagnose cases
• Plan patient treatments
• Treat patients using the Straight-Wire philosophy
• Evaluate case progressions
• Use the latest orthodontic treatment options
• Finish cases effectively
The lecture will include both didactic and hands-on instruction with typodonts to facilitate your understanding of our curriculum. Each and every procedure is supported with a detailed slide sequence, patient cases demonstrating the technique, and a video demonstration of each of the 15 clinical projects. New this year is a hands-on photography module added so each student can produce a complete set of images that meet the standard of care guidelines. Participants will receive individual assistance in completing the hands-on projects during each session.
Kay Gerety - Kay assisted Dr. Bob Gerety in teaching their Straight-Wire Orthodontic courses for over 30 years and has been an immeasurable asset to the Comprehensive Orthodontic program. During this same time period, she has taught her own assistant’s clinical program in conjunction with Dr. Gerety’s courses. In addition to the clinical programs, she has lectured extensively on Orthodontic Integration and Profitability, Practice Management and Marketing, and Effective Staff Utilization. Kay is the Director of Education at Gerety Orthodontic Seminars and has been teaching the Gerety Comprehensive Orthodontic Program in Tulsa since 2011.
Dr Debra Ettle-Resnick - Deb earned her Dental Assisting degree before graduating from the University of Minnesota with her DDS degree. In 1992, she started five private practices in northwestern MN, where began incorporating Straight-Wire Orthodontics into her practices in 1994. Deb is a current member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society. In 2004, she was awarded her Diplomat status from the AOS, and she has served on their Board of Examiners. She is a multiple recipient of the Robert G. Gerety Case of the Year Award, which was presented by the AOS as recognition for the highest level of clinical achievement in orthodontics.
Damon Huffman - Damon graduated from the University of Texas Dental School at Houston in 1994. The following year he took Dr. Robert Gerety’s GP Comprehensive Orthodontic course. This allowed him to incorporate orthodontics into his busy family practice. In 20 years Dr. Huffman has completed over 700 orthodontic cases following Dr. Gerety’s Straight Wire techniques. He has been an active member of the American Orthodontic Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Huffman received his Fellowship in the AOS in 2011, his Fellowship in the AGD in 2013, and his Diplomate from the AOS in 2015. In 2014 he was named Forum Master of the Gerety Orthodontic Seminars website and we welcomed him to our classroom team as an instructor in 2016.
Joseph Schmidbauer - Joe is an experienced general practitioner from Oregon, Ohio. After completing Dr. Gerety’s Comprehensive Orthodontic Education program in 1989, Dr. Schmidbauer incorporated orthodontics into his practice and has continued to build that practice component utilizing a nonextraction philosophy for 26 years, completing over 2,000 cases. For the last 7 years he has taught the philosophy and mechanics of Dr. Robert G. Gerety in the classroom with the classroom team.
Michael Auld - Michael graduated Magna Cum Laude from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2005, and is a 2009 graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry where he graduated with distinction. Michael joined his uncle's dental practice in McAlester, OK where he practices family dentistry. Michael took our Comprehensive Ortho course in Tulsa in 2011 and immediately began incorporating the Gerety Straight Wire techniques into his practice. Michael has returned to our class each year and has been an invaluable mentor to our first year students and we welcomed him to our team as an Associate Instructor in 2017.
Our course will be held in Dallas, TX at the Marriott Quorum Addison.
The dates for each of the sessions are:
October 2 - 4, 2020
November 13 - 15, 2020
January 22 - 24, 2021
March 5 - 7, 2021
May 7 - 9, 2021
Join us ONLINE too! Our ONLINE ortho course has proven to be an invaluable asset to our classroom students to use as a study aid at home in between sessions and even to make up missed sessions. We will provide limited access to our ONLINE course for all early registration students. It is the best of both worlds! Enjoy the classroom interaction experience and then review the same PowerPoint and lecture materials, and even the project videos that we present in the classroom, ONLINE from the comfort of your home or office.
You’re in Good Company! Over 10,000 dentists have attended Gerety Seminars over the past 40 years—you probably know several of the attendees. Call us at 918-606-2809 and ask for a Gerety student in your area. Feel free to ask questions, and speak with them candidly about their experience. The Geretys have taught much more than orthodontics, they have taught a lifelong commitment to dental excellence and it shows in their students’ treatment results.
Easy Travel to Dallas! Traveling into Dallas is convenient with direct flights from most airports.
|Course:||The Robert G. Gerety Comprehensive Orthodontic Education Program|
|CE Credits:||100 Participation Credits|
|Tuition:||$5495 until September 2 when it returns to $5995|
|Time:||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Location:||Marriott Quorum by the Galleria
14901 Dallas Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75254
We look forward to seeing you in Dallas!