Affiliate Membership Requirements

THE EDWARD H. ANGLE SOCIETY OF ORTHODONTISTS, INC.
THE SOUTHWEST COMPONENT

CASE REPORT REQUIREMENTS FOR AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP

The case reports for affiliate membership for the South West Angle Society would include; utilizing the ABO Case Report Examination (CRE) as guidelines:

Three (3) cases with a DI of twenty (20) or greater, and two (2) cases with a DI of ten (10) or greater,

The candidate must present 3 cases from categories a, b, and c; and 2 cases from d, e, f, and/or g,

a.   Class I malocclusion – one (1) non-orthognathic surgical case treated with four (4) quadrant extractions that demonstrates effective management of the extraction sites (identified as “Class I Extraction Case”),

b.  Class II, Division 1 malocclusion non-extraction – one (1) non-orthognathic surgical case with bilateral end-to-end or greater Class II molar relationships present at the time of appliance placement. A unilateral full-step Class II molar relationship is also acceptable. The final treatment result should exhibit a Class I molar and canine relationship (identified as “Class II, Non-Extraction Case”),

c.  Class II, Division 1 malocclusion with the extraction of permanent teeth – one (1) non-orthognathic surgical case with bilateral end-to-end or greater Class II molar relationships present at the time of appliance placement. A unilateral full-step Class II molar relationship is also acceptable. The final treatment result should exhibit a the least a Class I canine relationship (identified as “Class II, Extraction Case”),

d.  A Two Phased Case (requiring more than just the extraction of primary and/or permanent teeth and a lower lingual holding arch) necessitating orthodontic appliances during early interceptive treatment phase in the early mixed dentition and demonstrating future orthodontic treatment planning for the permanent dentition resulting in a Class I molar and canine relationship in the permanent dentition following Phase II orthodontic treatment (identified as “Two Phased Case”),

e.  One transverse discrepancy malocclusion – demonstrating 3 or more posterior teeth in cross bite, i.e. either unilateral or bilateral posterior crossbites with successful outcome including a Class I molar and canine relationship (identified as “Transverse Discrepancy Case”),

f.  Class III malocclusion with an anterior cross bite (identified as “Class III anterior crossbite Case”),

g.  Impacted permanent dentition, with at least one permanent tooth requiring surgical exposure treatment (identified as “Impacted permanent dentition Case”).

Note: Only one (1) surgical-orthodontic case total may be submitted – No more than one (1) case treated with orthognathic surgery (identified as “Surgical Case”). Note that a surgical case is not required. Any surgical case must include interim (pre-surgical) records.

Case Report Notebook – The visual notebook binder should be organized in sections along the lines of those required by the American Board of Orthodontics. Be brief, concise and to the point in your case write up.

 Comprehensive records will be required before treatment and at the end of treatment for all cases with the exception of the one year progress case. The progress case will show the second set of records with bands, brackets and other such treatment mechanism visible on the models, radiographs and photographs.

Models

The impressions should extend far enough to allow faithful reproduction of all soft tissue anatomy in the final models. They should be trimmed to an overall height of 2 3/4″ to 2 7/8″ and all models in a series should be compatible in height and one to another.

The cases are to be trimmed in centric occlusion. Documentation of significant

Differences between centric occlusion and centric relation should be provided. Casts registration may be used.

Original models are preferred to duplications. The trimming or carving on the anatomical portion of the models should be limited to the removal of artifacts, bubbles and the reduction of projections at the edges. The models are to be smoothed or polished in such a manner that tooth and soft tissue detail is preserved. Labeling is to be done in conformity with ABO requirements.

Radiographs

Cephalometric radiographs and tracings are required. The display will be in conformity with the ABO requirements.

Periapical radiographs are to be supplied adequate in number, quality and areas to make appropriate appraisals of all supporting structures as well as the dentition. Panoramic films may be provided as supplemental information.

Supplemental radiographs such as occlusal films, TMJ films, lateral jaws radiographs, and triangulations series may be provided if they are helpful in case diagnosis.

Photographs

Standard facial photographs are required. These shall consist of profile and full-face views. A smiling photograph is also acceptable as supplemental material.

Intraoral photographs are desirable, but not required.

The above conforms with the revised rules adopted by the Board of Directors of the Southwest Component of The Edward H. Angle Society, 2017