Dr. Albine Miciano-Wiersema
Date: Jul 22, 2010

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Extended One-Year Comprehensive Orthodontic Program


Phildent Canada Inc. in co-operation with the Academy of Straight Wire and Functional Orthodontics regularly conducts an Extended One-Year Program on Orthodontic Continuing Education for the General and Pediatric Dentist in Toronto. This program is conducted by Dr. Bob Gollaher.

Dr. Gollaher has been acclaimed as an exceptional speaker and gifted educator who continues to be an enormous impact on Orthodontic Continuing Education for the General and Pediatric Dentistry. He was instrumental in helping organize the first orthodontic programs of instruction for the general and pediatric dentists.


For over 32 years, Dr. Gollaher has been internationally recognized as one of the leading clinicians and professors of orthodontics. His programs are strongly based upon having an in-depth Diagnostic and Treatment Planning System. Also, you will develop a direct and simplified understanding of the basic principles of the Straight Wire System in combination with Functional Appliance Orthopedics. A strong emphasis on Interceptive Treatment. This program will allow the participant to learn to selectively treat from the simplest to the most difficult cases. Over 21,000 doctors throughout the world have benefited from Dr. Gollaher‘s teaching and more than 30,000 patients have been successfully treated.


5 Reasons Why Doctors Enroll in the ASWFO Extended One-Year Program

    The ASWFO has developed a program of study that simplifies the learning of orthodontics. The eight sessions of instruction will clarify and organize integrating orthodontics into your practice.

    Properly incorporationg orthodontic into your practice can be highly profitable! Practice income, staff attitude and patient care will be heightened!

    Dr. Gollaher and the ASWFO are strong advocates of the student receiving feedback on their individual progress. All doctors will be tested and quizzed through exams and exercises...some will join the Advanced Program of Study to gain that little extra.

    Through a combination of lectures, slides, videos and demonstrations, the doctors will be able to visualize and implement the concepts detailed in the program.

    The key to delivering the best orthodontics treatment is being able to properly diagnose and treatment plan your cases...and...Dr. Gollaher's Eight-Step Diagnosis is the best available.


Dr. Bob Gollaher has been conducting the Extended One-Year Orthodontic Program in Toronto since 2007. In November 2010, he started the program at Ottawa. The program consists of 8 sessions (2 days per session).


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