Adjunctive Orthodontics for General Practitioners and Teams

Pick up practical insights on adjunctive orthodontics from the newest member of the University of Minnesota Orthodontics team. During this one-hour video, you’ll gain insights on building your understanding of orthodontic diagnosis for limited treatment planning, adjunctive orthodontic’s role in general dentistry and other specialty treatment, as well as indications for— and mechanics of—limited orthodontic treatment.
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How to complete this course

  1. Watch the video.
How to receive CE credit
  1. Register for the course. Course Number CF3017.
  2. Complete your brief quiz and course evaluation.
  3. Receive a Certificate of Completion via email.


Learn How To

  • Diagnose, treatment plan, and biomechanics for performing molar uprighting
  • Correct simple anterior and posterior crossbite 
  • Diagnose, treatment plan and biomechanics for performing anterior extrusion/alignment

Additional Resources

Supplemental Reading from the American Association of Orthodontists

Training Methods

Electronically mediated: illustrated lectures, case studies

Credits and Fees




1.5 hours

Minnesota Credits

1.5 Fundamental Credit Hours

Includes CORE Subject Areas:

  • Diagnosis & Treatment Planning


John Kharouf, DDS, MS is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Orthodontics, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Kharouf completed his advanced education in orthodontics at the University of Iowa. Prior to joining the Orthodontic faculty at the University of Minnesota, he was in private orthodontic practice for 24 years. Prior to private practice, Dr. Kharouf practiced general dentistry and orthodontics in the US Air Force.  

Additional Details

Recorded: April 14, 2020. Reviewed and launched: July 2020. Expiration date: 2023.

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