Online Course Controversies in Orthodontics — Fact vs Fiction

In recent years a great deal of misinformation has been presented in the name of continuing education in orthodontics. Misrepresentation of credentials, empirical or anecdotal support for clinical procedures, without any biological basis, have been used to promote orthodontic procedures to the general or pediatric dentist incorporating orthodontics into their practices. It is time to hear the facts! If you are presently practicing orthodontics or intend to incorporate orthodontics into your practice, you owe it to yourself and your patients to find out the truth and separate “fact from fiction”.