2014: Thomas Cangialosi Annual Ortho Alumni Mtg.

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine - Continuing Education Course

The Thomas Cangialosi Annual Orthodontic Alumni Meeting


Friday, March 7, 2014


This course is sponsored by the Orthodontic Alumni Society and Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.

Date & Time

Friday, March 7 - 8:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m.


Continuing Education Credit Hours: 5.5



8:15 a.m. - Check-in, Continental breakfast available

8:45 a.m. - Welcome - Dr. Wadhwa and Dean Stohler

9 a.m. - Lecture - Dr. Alvetro

12 p.m. - Networking Lunch

1 p.m. - Lecture - Dr. Dischinger

4:15 p.m. - Q&A - Dr. Alvetro and Dr. Dischinger

4:30 p.m. - Course concludes

Location Columbia University Club of New York

15 West 43rd Street

New York, NY 10036


Registration Fees:

$295 Orthodontic Alumni Society Member

$395 non-member

$175 CDM Faculty

$75   Student/Resident (non-CDM) 



Click here for course brochure

Presenters: Dr. Lisa Alvetro and Dr. Bill Dischinger  


Course Description & Objectives:

Class II Correctors create a predictable positive experience for doctors, patients and staff.  This course will present two different treatment modalities.  The components and function of Class II Correctors will be explained. Clinical examples will be presented to show how the device functions when installed in the mouth.  The clinical prerequisites and advance preparation steps for using the device will be reviewed. You will learn how to effectively install, reactivate and remove the devices. Practice efficiency tips for using these appliances will  be provided. 

Presenter Biographies:
Dr. Alvetro received her DDS from Ohio State University and  completed her residency at Case Western  Reserve University where she now lectures as an Associate Clinical Professor teaching Practice Management. After more than 18 years of private practice in Sidney, Ohio, Dr. Alvetro continues to focus on team development, innovative products and efficient processes to sustain a quality practice.

Dr. Dischinger completed his dental training at Oregon Health Sciences University and received his orthodontics certificate from Tufts University. He has been in private practice for over 10 years. Dr. Dischinger lectures nationally and internationally on a variety of subjects, including functional jaw orthopedics, indirect bonding and practice management..


REGISTRATION: The fastest way to register for courses is online. You can also submit a completed CE registration form by fax to 212-342-5179 or by mail to: CE Office, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, 630 West 168th Street, Box 20, New York NY 10032. Registration may also be done by telephone at 212-305-7124. Please make checks payable to: Columbia University. Early registration is advised to guarantee a place in all courses.

CANCELLATION POLICY AND CHANGES: Cancellation of a course will result in a refund or credit to your CE account. Refunds are granted only if notification is received in writing at least 72 hours prior to the course. For Implantology Continuum and other extended or international sessions, please refer to the dedicated webpage for specific cancellation details for those courses. Columbia University cannot assume responsibility for losses due to participants' travel arrangements. Tuitions for no-shows will be forfeited.

COLLEGE POLICY: Sponsorship of a course by the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine does not necessarily reflect the philosophy or endorsement of a procedure or product. We reserve the right to modify course content or faculty.

CE CREDIT  Columbia University College of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP recognized provider 11/01/2013-12/31/2017. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Please contact your local licensing authority for CE credit hour guidelines and regulations.

Participants: Continuing Education credits awarded for participation in the CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his/her licensing board(s) and to report credits to the appropriate authority.