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Illinois Society of Orthodontists  

April 8, 2022 Lecture 

The Integral Use of Removable Aligners for Prerestorative Tooth Movement in Interdisciplinary Care

Speaker: Dr. Drew Ferris

Dr. Ferris will present a comprehensive lecture on prerestorative orthodontics and Invisalign’s role in the process. The objective will be to provide an overview of the scope of removable aligner treatment as it pertains to interdisciplinary treatment. This presentation will include numerous cases involving patients whose objections were minimized by the use of innovative strategies without sacrificing the quality of treatment. Removable aligner applications and other combination treatments will be presented and discussed.

 The objectives of this course are as follows:

  • To illustrate the capabilities and advantages Invisalign has over traditional orthodontic treatment in treating a variety of interdisciplinary cases
  • To provide an overview of the scope of removable aligner treatment as it pertains to interdisciplinary treatment
  • To assist in securing improved case acceptance for interdisciplinary treatment


Dr. Drew Ferris earned his DDS from the University of Missouri in Kansas City and finished with top honors. From there, he completed an orthodontic residency at Loma Linda University and earned a MS certificate. Drew has lectured in the United States, Canada, Europe, and at multiple Seattle Study Club affiliates and the national Symposium on interdisciplinary treatment planning and treatment delivery with emphasis on the effective use of removable aligner therapy. He is a Top 1% provider for Invisalign, one of 7 Align Master Faculty Members in North America and is adjunct faculty at Loma Linda University. He has been recognized for his quality treatment results using removable aligners and is proficient at treating and teaching others how to effectively treat even the most complex challenging cases. Drew has developed a practice model for gaining improved acceptance of orthodontic treatment by the patient while maintaining a high standard of care. He practices orthodontics full time in Santa Barbara, CA, where he is director of the Santa Barbara Dental Study Group, an active Seattle Study Club affiliate.

Sponsor: Invisalign iTero 




Friday, April 8, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM CDT
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The Carlisle Banquet Center 
435 East Butterfield
Lombard, IL 60148

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Registration opens at 7:30 am and the lecture starts at 8:00 am.

NOTE:  Lecture ends at 12:30 pm, with a coffe break/business meeting at 10:30 am.  The presentation will be immediately followed by a cocktail party sponsored by Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.  

Refund Policy:  cancellations must be received in writing by April 1, 2022 for a full refund.