Module 3: Aligner treatment monitoring

Aligners have disrupted the orthodontic industry, making treatment much more aesthetic and convenient. However, this comes with many challenges: compliance, accountability, profitability, treatment visibility, among others. In this module, learn how to master the monitoring of aligner treatment so that you can overcome these challenges and take back control.

The benefits of PMF with aligners

Dr. Alex Waldman

12:47

In this video, Dr. Waldman shares his “why” and “how” this monitoring system helped him overcome the 6 most common challenges of aligner treatments.

Introduction to the Go Live system

Dr. Francis Scriven

12:52

In this video, Dr. Scriven goes through the details of the Photo Monitoring Full treatment card and the patient app to showcase the importance of the GO/NOGO monitoring system.

The lie detector

Dr. Barry Glaser

03:29

What do you see when you look at a patient’s timeline? A bunch of green squares and red circles? Well there’s much more than meets the eye. The timeline gives you insight into patient compliance, earning it the nickname, “the lie detector.”

10 types of non compliant patients

Dr. Barry Glaser

08:27

Dealing with non-compliant patients can be very frustrating for the doctor, staff and patient. Learn how to spot the different types of non-compliant patients and develop strategies for handling the situation and avoiding unnecessary frustration.

Accountability

Dr. Barry Glaser

11:02

What happens when a patient refuses to take the blame for a failed aligner treatment that is due to his non-compliance? How can you protect yourself and your team? Fortunately DM gives you additional support and evidence for medico-legal protection against such false and damaging claims.

Setting up your aligner protocol

Dr. Alex Waldman

08:01

Dr. Waldman shares his process for building protocols suited to his needs. These simple steps can help you build your own.

Aligner protocol & decision tree

Dr. Barry Glaser

07:40

Learn the 6 simple steps to establish the right aligner protocols and decision trees which will allow you to empower your DMC and free you up to do what you do best: orthodontics.

Patient management flowcharts

Dr. Steven Semaan

11:47

Managing your patients treatments shouldn’t be hard & time consuming. With the technology that you possess and the right planning you are able automate this process and delegate it to your DMC who will be able to make as much as 90% of the clinical decisions on your behalf.

Dynamic protocols

Dr. Rhonda Coyne

11:33

Being flexible and dynamic in how you use the product, like altering your protocols and changing scan intervals, means both you and your patients can get the most out of DM. Dr. Coyne shows how to flexibly use the platform.

How to create your own USP

Dr. Grant Duncan

17:36

Through implementing “appointments on demand,” which means scheduling patients only when absolutely necessary, Dr. Duncan significantly reduced the number of appointments and treatment time while delivering a higher quality of treatment overall. His patients were happier and his practice was more efficient. In this video, Dr. Duncan shares his insights.

Scheduling considerations for AOD

Dr. Steven Semaan

06:15

In this video, Dr. Semaan explains how he modified his schedule to become more efficient during work hours and to avoid taking work back home.

ROI with AOD

Dr. Murtuza Hasnaini

14:25

Virtual Clinic

Dr. Rhonda Coyne

09:29

Learn the 4 steps to set up a virtual clinic in your practice in order to have a structured framework for managing your patients that are not appearing on the dashboard and define the “appointments as needed”. Dr.Rhonda like to refer to this process as the “monitoring the monitoring”.

Using the aligner number reached for the “last aligner”

Dr. Rhonda Coyne

04:54

In this video, Dr. Semaan explains how he modified his schedule to become more efficient during work hours and to avoid taking work back home.