CDE: [Penn Orthodontic Department Lecture Series] Surgical Orthodontic Correction of Dentofacial Deformities

Feb, 2021
06:30 PM-08:00 PM

Virtually presented via Zoom Webinar

Time: 6:30-8:00 pm; this virtual lecture will begin promptly at 6:30 pm via Zoom.
Registration: FREE to view (does not include continuing education credits); Registration is still required.
CE Credits:
1.5 lecture credits
To receive continuing education credits:
Dentist, $37.50
Penn Dental Medicine Alumni, $28.00
Military, $28.00


Review of the orthodontic and periodontal literature related to the periodontal consequences of excessive dental compensations to camouflage skeletal discrepancies. The case presentation format will address the indications and timing of periodontal augmentation procedures for orthodontic patients with sagittal and transverse skeletal dysplasias.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the limits of dental compensations to camouflage skeletal dysplasia to avoid loss of periodontal attachment.
  • Know when to refer an orthodontic patient to the periodontist for augmentation procedures


Normand S. Boucher, DDS is a board certified orthodontist. He trained in orthodontics and periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Boucher was appointed Chief of Orthodontics at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital from 1982-1987. He subsequently established a full-time private practice in Wayne and Westtown in 1987. His teaching responsibilities with the orthodontic department at the University of Pennsylvania reflect the values of his private practice and include teaching diagnosis and treatment planning for the Six Elements of Orofacial Harmony Orthodontics Philosophy with strong emphasis on the health of the temporomandibular joints.

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University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 1.5 continuing education credits.