Unlocking the Future of Orthodontics: Five Star Ortho’s Recent CE Workshop

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Unlocking the Future of Orthodontics: Five Star Ortho’s Recent CE Workshop

Five Star Ortho was proud to have Dr. Mark Musso speak at our CE event “Expansion and Airway: The When and How with Guided Support”.

Attendees learned about airway intervention techniques, different expansion appliance options, cephalometric analysis and how it relates to appliance and case selection, and even got to take a tour of the lab! We would like to thank Dr. Musso and all of the attendees for a great course!

Look for more courses coming soon at Five Star Ortho’s location in Denton, TX. Our next course will be featuring Dr. Piya Gandhi from Houston, TX on April 19-20, 2024. Her lecture is titled “Saving Our Future One Airway at a Time: Airway Interventions from Birth Through Age 6”.


Here at Five Star Orthodontics, we are not just committed to providing top-quality orthodontic supplies, but we are also dedicated to fostering the growth and development of orthodontic professionals. Our recent Continuing Education (CE) workshop, titled “Expansion and Airway: The When and How with Guided Support,” was an enriching experience for all attendees. We had the privilege of hosting Dr. Mark Musso, a prominent figure in the field of orthodontics, as our distinguished speaker.

The Workshop Experience

Our CE event was designed to equip attendees with the latest insights and techniques in airway intervention and orthodontic expansion. Here’s a glimpse of what our attendees had the opportunity to learn and explore:

1. Airway Intervention Techniques: The workshop delved into the critical aspect of airway intervention. Attendees gained knowledge on effective techniques to improve and support airway function, a fundamental element in orthodontics.

2. Expansion Appliance Options: The event provided an in-depth analysis of various expansion appliance options. Understanding the range of appliances available is essential for tailoring treatment plans to each patient’s unique needs.

3. Cephalometric Analysis and Case Selection: Cephalometric analysis is an integral part of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning. Attendees learned how to use cephalometric data to make informed decisions about appliance and case selection.

4. Lab Tour: As an added bonus, attendees had the unique opportunity to take a behind-the-scenes tour of our orthodontic lab. Witnessing the fabrication process of orthodontic appliances firsthand was an insightful experience.

We want to express our gratitude to Dr. Mark Musso for sharing his expertise and to all the attendees for making this workshop a resounding success. It’s through such collaborative efforts that we can continue to push the boundaries of orthodontic practice.

About Five Star Orthodontic Lab and Supply

Five Star Orthodontic Lab and Supply has been serving the orthodontic community for over 30 years. Our commitment to excellence and quality is reflected in the following aspects:

Consistency: We employ an assembly line approach to appliance fabrication, with each technician specializing in specific departments. Every appliance undergoes a rigorous quality control process at each step of fabrication, ensuring a consistent, high-quality end product.

Speed: We prioritize efficient service by providing lab slips and pre-paid UPS shipping labels with tracking numbers and email alerts, guaranteeing a smooth and timely delivery of your orthodontic supplies.

Quality: We utilize the highest quality materials in the industry and accept intraoral scans from all scanners producing .stl files. These scans are printed to serve as working models, resulting in a more accurate fit and better appliance quality. Our use of laser welding, which is significantly stronger than conventional solder joints, enhances appliance flexibility and durability.

Experience: Our highly skilled technicians have over a decade of experience, and our department supervisors boast an average of over 20 years of experience. We understand the orthodontic field inside and out.

Knowledge: Our staff regularly undergoes hundreds of Continued Education hours each year, ensuring that they remain well-versed in the latest developments in orthodontics.

Easy to Work With: We pride ourselves on making life easier for orthodontic assistants. Our practice of duplicating every model grants us the flexibility to quickly replicate a model from the original when needed. Plus, we prefer to handle the placement of bands on models, streamlining your workflow.

One-Stop Shopping: In addition to our orthodontic lab services, we offer a full line of high-quality orthodontic supplies at competitive rates.

Appliance Warranty: We stand by the quality of our products. We offer a warranty for 60 calendar days from the invoice date, ensuring that all appliances are patient-specific and free from defects in workmanship and materials. If any product is found to be defective, we will repair or replace it.

Quality Policy: Our commitment to meeting or exceeding customer needs and expectations is unwavering. We believe in making commitments we can fully understand and fulfill in a timely manner.

What’s Next?

We understand that the desire for knowledge in the ever-evolving field of orthodontics is growing. That’s why we are excited to announce that more educational courses are on the horizon at Five Star Ortho’s location in Denton, TX.

Our upcoming course, scheduled for April 19-20, 2024, will feature Dr. Piya Gandhi from Houston, TX. Her lecture is titled “Saving Our Future One Airway at a Time: Airway Interventions from Birth Through Age 6.” This promises to be an informative session, providing valuable insights into early airway interventions.

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