Core IV: Mastering All The Principles of Phase One

***The December 13-15, 2021 course will be held on campus but is available online for Auditors.***

Core IV goes through, in detail, all aspects of phase 1 treatment. This hands-on program will focus on the systematic examination of the patient for proper diagnosis, finding the physiological position of the mandible, orthotic determination and construction, perfecting orthotic and restoration adjustment, precision bite transfer and so much more.

This course is designed to radically enhance your knowledge of TMD dentistry and preparing for restoring the complex cases. The curriculum is prepared to lead you to the ultimate goal of effectively treating patients predictably and conservatively.

View our Course Information:

Tuition: $3,995 – Doctor Prerequisites: CORE I, CORE II, CORE III – Mastering Dynamic Adhesion in Complex Reconstructive Cases
Team Tuition: $795 – Per Attendee CE Credits: 23
AGD Codes: 180 Length of Course: 3 days
Campus: LVI Main Campus  
Recommended: Bring your team! 

The Objectives of this course are for the participant to be able to:

  • Develop a diagnosis protocol using the signs and symptoms presented by the patient
  • Create the physiologic bite position utilizing the Tag Bite℠ and EMGS for optimal results
  • Determine and create the appropriate orthotics
  • Utilize precise techniques for refining the occlusion on both orthotics and final restorations
  • Identify goals and objectives that must be met in restorative care before designing a successful treatment plan
  • Properly educate patients for maximum acceptance

Course Dates:

Monday, December 13, 2021 to Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Faculty: Visiting Instructors:
Dr. Bill Dickerson Bill Wade
Dr. Heidi Dickerson  

See what others that have taken the course have to say:

“This course is a great review of time tested principles, an update of new information and confirmation of what we do every day! In my 35 + years of practicing dentistry LVI has easily been the major influence in my career.”

– Dr. Brad Durham

“As a lot of you know I have been involved with LVI for more than 18 years and I took all the core courses and a lot of other courses and I thought I knew it all. I really hesitated to sign up and audit the core IV. But the last few days was such an eye opening experience for me. I came to realize how much of the basics I had forgot and how much changes happen. This can be why I had a hard time getting some of my patients comfortable. I highly recommend to all of you to audit this course. Lots of the basic concepts changed and you realize having a good trajectory is not necessary you have to have a good bite. And you understand why your patients with good trajectory are not getting better. To be honest I am so pumped up to get back to re-evaluate all my current patient who are in a Orthotic. I am very confident I can get them more comfortable with what I learned last few days.”

– Dr. Mike Deldar

“Core 4 is a great class. It’s a class that gets you all fired up again to go home and practice the “LVI way. People joke about LVI, saying ‘What do they put on the Kool-Aid there?’ Core 4 is the Kool-Aid. If you have any desire to learn and master the TAG bite and learn and master the Ultimate scan, you MUST take this class. MUST!”

– Dr. Timothy Gross

“So much to learn again and always. Thank you Bill, Heidi and Bill Wade. I feel so much better doing the ultimate scan, delivering an orthotic and using the T-scan and adjusting it, how and when.”

– Dr. Mary Ann Kuharchuk

“Core IV is a must for any doctor looking to tie the whole process together. LVI helped me find my passion for helping people! We really have the power to change our patient’s lives.”

– Dr. Morgan Herman

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PACE Program Provider
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provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement
6/1/19 to 5/31/22
Provider ID 208412


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