A Closer Look at Clear Aligner Therapy
Dental hygienists need to be well versed in this popular technique in order to effectively educate and treat patients undergoing treatment for malocclusion.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the use of clear aligner therapy (CAT) and how it is implemented.
- Identify the benefits and contraindications of the treatment.
- Explain the dental hygienist’s role in CAT.
- List the auxillary aids that are beneficial in self-care for patients undergoing CAT.
This course was issued in September 2021 and expires September 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.