65th Annual Alumni Meeting of the Department of Orthodontics

Jan, 1970

Union League of Philadelphia
140 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

Date/Time Friday, October 5, 2018, 8 am – 4:30 pm
Credits 6.50 lecture credit hours
Tuition $350
Refund, Substitution and Cancellation Policy: Written refund requests will be honored if received by the deadline date; telephone cancellations will NOT be accepted. Penn Dental Medicine is not responsible for the refund of any part of the tuition as a result of emergencies, unforeseen circumstances, events beyond its control, or no-shows. Refund Deadline Dates: On or before September 28, 2018, refund less $50 cancellation fee; after September 28, 2018, no refund.
Location Union League of Philadelphia
140 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA
*Please Note: The Union League has a strict dress code.
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Course Description

The 65th Annual Alumni Meeting of the Department of Orthodontics of the University of Pennsylvania will be held October 5, 2018, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, at the Union League of Philadelphia. This year’s J. Henry O’Hern, Jr. Alumni Day Lecturewill be delivered by Dr. S. Jay Bowman from Kalamazoo, Michigan. Dr. Bowman’s lecture will be a far reaching analysis and encompass facial esthetics, Class II combination therapy, the butterfly system, crossbite corrections, Monkey Hooks, Kilroy Springs, Class II mechanics, distal jet, Invisalign, miniscrews, as well as demineralization stains. These topics and more will be covered in vignettes spread throughout the morning and afternoon. Dr. Bowman will impart details from his experiences to help you determine hype from functionality.

This course will enable participants to:

  • Have an evidence-based understanding of the common controversies of extraction, expansion, and early treatment in orthodontics.
  • Be familiar with the myths and legends involved with miniscrew anchorage.
  • Have been exposed to a wide-range of clinical applications and treatment concepts involving miniscrew anchorage.
  • Have been introduced to new modifications of transpalatal arches combined with miniscrews for all three Angle Classifications.
  • Understand the mechanism of correction of Class IIs.
  • Recognize the similarities and differences among various Class II mechanisms.
  • Recognize methods of improving the predictability of clear aligners.
  • Be able to diagnosis and treat Pseudo Class III mixed dentition malocclusions.
  • Be introduced to some alternatives for handling impacted canines.

Program Schedule

Time Topic  
8:00-8:30 am Registration / Breakfast  
8:30-9:45 am Much Ado About Facial Esthetics: More Than Lip Service for the Controversies of Extraction, Expansion and Early Treatment  
9:45 am Coffee break  
10:00 am – noon Don’t Be Afraid, I’ve Done This Before With Miniscrews: Myths and Legends
A Spike in the Ice: Innovative Anchorage Concepts
Uno, Dos, Tres: All the Screws in One Place
12-1 pm Lunch  
1-2:45 pm Déjà vu All Over Again: All Roads Lead to Rome for Class IIs
Drastic Plastic: Improving the Predictability of Clear Aligners
2:45 pm Coffee break  
3:00-4:30 pm Orthodontic Items of Interest: A Trilogy of Clinical Strategies
Quick Fix: A Lightning Round of Pseudo Class IIICrossbite Corrections
Canine Obedience Training: Taming the Wild, Impacted Canine with Monkey Hooks and Kilroy Springs
Scar Tactic: Strategies for Reducing Demineralization Stains


S. Jay Bowman, DMD, MSD: Dr. S. Jay Bowman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a member of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists. He developed and teaches the Straightwire course at the University of Michigan, is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Saint Louis University, an Assistant Clinical Professor at Case Western Reserve University, and Visiting Clinical Lecturer at Seton Hill University and Milton Sims Visiting Professor at the University of Adelaide. Dr. Bowman is a Guest Editor for Seminars in Orthodontics, either a Contributing Editor or on the Editorial Board for the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, Angle Orthodontist, Seminars in Orthodontics, and a member of the Editorial Advisor Board for Orthodontic Products, Orthodontic Practice US,and OrthoTribune. He has over 150 articles published, has contributed to 15 book chapters, and has given over 130 lectures in over 38 U.S. States and 36 countries on 6 continents. He speaks on a wide variety of clinical topics nationally and internationally.
Financial: S. Jay Bowman receives royalties from Dentsply and Hu-Friedy on products to be discussed in the presentation. Dr. Bowman is a clinical consultant for OrthoAccel and has received compensation for this work.


Pamela Rice
Office of Continuing Education
Penn Dental Medicine